Fluffy Coconut Flour Pancakes

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Serves 2 - 4 Start your day off right with these delicious fluffy pancakes!  They are gluten-free and taste absolutely delicious topped with a bit of butter and fresh fruit!  I had them for the first time this morning topped with warmed blueberries.  So good! Ingredients 4 eggs, room … [Read more...]

Grilled Summer Squash and Brie Sandwiches

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Serves 4 Use your favorite round country bread for these delicious open-face sandwiches. Cut slices of bread from the center of the loaf and make each about 3/4-inch thick so that you'll have wonderfully generous sandwiches. Ingredients 2 zucchini or medium yellow squash, sliced … [Read more...]

Vegan Banana Pancakes

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Ah, the pancake.  It's a classic breakfast food that is often overlooked when trying to eat healthy.  Below is a recipe that is vegan - I recommend finishing the meal off with some fresh berries and a bit of your favorite syrup, but don't go over board! Ingredients: 1 ½ C water ⅓ C raw … [Read more...]

Lynn’s Famous Green Smoothie

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The green smoothie is gaining a ton of attention lately.  And it should!  This is, by far, one of my favorite drinks because it's super-easy to make, super-cheap and it's packed with loads of sunshine and love  :) Ingredients: 3 Organic Kale Leaves 2 Small Organic Apples or 1 Large Organic … [Read more...]

Seafood Cioppino

Servings: 8 Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 fresh red chile pepper, seeded and chopped 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley salt and pepper to taste 2 teaspoons dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon … [Read more...]

Grilled Chicken with Pretty Peach Sauce

Ingredients: 1/2 cup orange juice 3 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup diced peaches 6 tablespoons diced red pepper 6 tablespoons minced red onion 6 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 24 … [Read more...]

Smoked Salmon Wrap

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Salmon is a rich source of omega 3 as well as protein. Couple that with sprouted grain tortilla and fresh arugula and you've got yourself a healthy, balanced meal that's ready in only 5 minutes. Servings: 2 Here's what you need: 1 Sprouted grain tortilla 1 Tablespoon low fat cream … [Read more...]

Power Oatmeal

This oatmeal is packing a powerful ingredient – protein. Mix a scoop of your favorite protein powder into your oatmeal to transform it into a quick and healthy breakfast. Servings: 1 Here's what you need... 1/2 cup whole grain oats 1 cup water dash of salt 1 scoop high quality … [Read more...]

PB&J Makeover

Not all PB&J sandwiches were created nutritionally equal. It all depends on the quality of the ingredients that you use. If you use white bread, corn syrup-filled peanut butter and refined sugar-filled jelly, the result would be a sandwich that will skyrocket your blood sugar, promotes … [Read more...]

Savory Broccoli Rabe

Here’s a delicious way to dress up broccoli rabe. Broccoli rabe is a non-heading type of broccoli with long thin leafy stalks that's topped with small florets. It’s packed with vitamins A, C and K in addition to potassium, iron and calcium. It also contains phytochemicals that fight cancer and … [Read more...]

Favorite Green Beans

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Green beans are low in calories and packed with vitamins and healthy fiber. This dish comes together quickly and the flavors are deliciously tangy. Servings: 2 Here's what you need: 8oz fresh green beans 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard 2 teaspoons brown rice … [Read more...]

Cranberry Quinoa Mini Muffins

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Here is a muffin that is truly packed with fiber. Whole wheat flour and wholesome cooked quinoa combine with almonds and cranberries for a moist and delicious treat. Cooked quinoa can be used in place of some of the flour in almost any recipe to increase protein and fiber. Servings: … [Read more...]

Garlic Asparagus

Your diet should be filled with vegetables, with asparagus at the top of the list. This asparagus recipe is easy to make and tastes great. Serve it with a piece of white fish, chicken breast or other lean meat for a healthy meal. Servings: 4 Here's what you need: 1 bunch asparagus 2 … [Read more...]

Seasoned Ahi Steak

Ahi tuna is high in protein and low in fat, the perfect combination for building a lean, toned body. Add a side of roasted asparagus for a delicious healthy meal. Servings: 4 Here's what you need: 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon red … [Read more...]

Healthy Chocolate Shake

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What is better than a creamy chocolate shake? A creamy chocolate shake without the guilt! You won't miss the fat and refined sugar as you slurp up this tasty treat. Servings: 2 Here's what you need: * 2 bananas, frozen * 1/2 cup nonfat milk * 2 scoops chocolate whey protein * 2 Tablespoons … [Read more...]

Vanilla Spice Oatmeal

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Ingredients 3 1/2 cups water 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional 2 cups old-fashioned oats 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped, optional 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract Pinch nutmeg 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar, plus more, to taste 1 cup lowfat milk, divided 1/8 teaspoon … [Read more...]