“Loaded Baked Potato” Cauliflower Casserole

Low Carb Loaded Baked Potato Cauliflower Casserole

It’s got all the comfort food yumminess of a loaded baked potato…without the carbs! Easy to throw together for a family meal when you just don’t want to wash a lot of dishes. Ingredients 2 1/2 cups cooked cauliflower (I use frozen, cooked until tender, in the microwave) 1 cup sour cream (low fat works […]

21 Day Fix High Protein Chocolate Peanut Butter Snack Bars

21 day fix high protein chocolate peanut butter snack bars

Here’s another great dessert recipe from the 21 Day Fix Eating Plan. I made these this afternoon, just in time for my post-dinner sweet tooth to kick in. These snack bars are chocolatey, fudgey, and very brownie-like. They’re super dense too! Now, you won’t feel so bad for indulging in dessert… High-Protein Chocolate Peanut Butter […]

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Detox Broccoli and Arugula Soup

gwyneth paltrow's detox broccoli-and-arugula-soup

Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, thinly sliced 1/2 yellow onion, roughly diced 1 head broccoli, cut into small florets (about 2/3 pound) 2 1/2 cups water 1/4 teaspoon each coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper 3/4 cup arugula (watercress would be good, too) 1/2 lemon Instructions Heat the olive oil in […]

Thai Salad Slaw

thai-salad-slaw

If you love Thai food as much as I do, then this is right up your alley…A quick, flavorful and healthy lunch idea for you this week- great to bring to work! A big thanks to Following in my Shoes blogger Rachel Lacy for sharing this recipe! Ingredients 1 12 ounce package of Broccoli Slaw, […]

Girl Scout Cookie Inspired Healthy Shakes

Girl Scout Cookie Healthy Shake Recipes

I love drinking my nutritional shake in the morning for my breakfast, but sometimes I’ll switch it up and have after my dinner, as a way to satisfy my sweet tooth. I’ve put together some healthy shake recipes, inspired by our favorite girl scout cookies. Enjoy! If you’re interested in learning more about Shakeology, check […]

Picky Little Eaters: Peanut Chicken Bites

Kid Friendly Peanut Chicken Bites Gluten Free

I am well aware how difficult it can be to get your kids to eat the food that you’ve prepared. My 4 year old son seems to only want to eat a handful of things, mostly carbohydrate-based stuff like mac & cheese, pizza, peanut butter & jelly sandwiches, and bagels with cream cheese. I’ve thumbed […]

21 Day Fix Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chips

21 Day Fix dessert: Oatmeal Cookies with chocolate chips and peanuts

Ingredients: 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats ( I used Trader Joe’s Quick-Cooking Steel Cut Oats) 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp. sea salt 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/4 cup peanuts, chopped (the recipe called for toasted pecans, which I didn’t have, so I improvised) Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. […]

6 Healthy Super Bowl Snack Ideas

6 Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

There are only a few reasons I am excited to watch the Super Bowl: 1. The commercials 2. The food If the 49ers had made it, that would have been #3. In any case, Super Bowl Sunday is known to be a day of hanging out, munching on snacks and watching the game. Whether you […]

Whole Foods Tuscan Kale Salad

whole foods tuscan kale salad

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 cloves of garlic 1/2 teaspoon salt pepper to taste 1/4 cup Panko bread crumbs 1/4 cup grated or shredded Parmesan cheese 2 bunches kale, stems and tough ribs removed, leaves very finely chopped   Instructions In a large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice, garlic, […]

Snacks 100 Calories or Less

Snacks 100 Calories or Less

1 cup watermelon chunks, dusted with cinnamon (optional) 2 cups air-popped popcorn 1 fudgescicle 1 cup blueberries with 2 tablespoons whipped topping 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 Starbucks tall skinny latte 1 small banana with 2 tablesoons almond butter 1/2 of a medium cantaloupe 1 low-fat string cheese 1 cup vegetable soup 1/2 cup Edamame […]