Vanilla Berry Muffins

Vanilla Berry Muffin

I must admit that I have a love for muffins! And vanilla... And berries... Which is why this is one of my favorite muffin recipes! Plus, the fact that it's high in protein and extremely nutritious, makes these muffins a common site around my house. Makes 6 muffins Ingredients 3/4 cup berries (I use blueberries and raspberries) 1/4 cup coconut flour 1/4 … [Read more...]

Chocolate No-Bake Oatmeal

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When I was growing up, my favorite cookie was always Chocolate No-Bake cookies, which my mom called Fuzzy Wuzzy's (for some reason).  Honestly, I had no idea they were even called No-Bake cookies until I was searching for the recipe online a few years ago... And still to this day, they remain my favorite cookie! The only problem I have is eating them all off the wax paper … [Read more...]

Delicious Fruit Soup

Serves: 8 Ingredients 1 fresh peach, sliced 6 fresh strawberries 1 apple, sliced 1/2 cantaloupe - peeled, seeded, and cubed 1/2 honeydew melon - peeled, seeded, and cubed 1/4 yogurt 1 tsp fresh ground nutmeg 2 tsp honey 2 tbsps fresh lime juice 1 pint fresh blueberries, rinsed Preparation Blend on high the peach, strawberries, apple, cantaloupe, … [Read more...]

Frisky Asian Frittata

Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 tbsp peanut oil 1 qrtr cup diced red onion 2 tsp grated fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup diced green pepper 4 whole eggs 8 egg whites 2 tbsps light soy sauce 1 cup fresh bean sprouts 1 cup trimmed and halved snow peas 1 tbsp sesame seeds Preparation Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place oil in a large skillet … [Read more...]

Pine-berry Parfaits

Makes 4 parfaits Ingredients 2 8-ounce containers (2 cups) nonfat peach yogurt 1/2 pint fresh raspberries (about 1 1/4 cups) 1 1/2 cups fresh, frozen or canned pineapple chunks Prep Divide and layer yogurt, raspberries and pineapple into 4 glasses. Nutrition Information Per serving: 109 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 23 g carbohydrate; 5 g protein; 3 g … [Read more...]

Berry Easy Breakfast

Servings: 1 people Ingredients 1/2 c mixed berries (any berry combo) 1 tsp ground flaxseed 1 c plain yogurt Prep Add the berries and flaxseed to the yogurt cup and mix with a spoon. Nutrition Information Calories: 200; Carbs: 27 g; Fat: 5 g; Protein: 14 g; Fiber: 4 g … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Wafflewich

A good breakfast to keep you full all morning. Great source of whole-grains, good fats and protein. Servings: 1 people Ingredients 1 whole-grain waffle  (Kashi is a good brand) 2 Tbsp peanut butter 1/4 c slightly crushed blueberries, blackberries, or raspberries Prep Prepare the waffle according to the package directions. Spread the peanut butter on the waffle. Cup … [Read more...]

Stuffed French Toast

A healthy version of a breakfast favorite!  Add eggs for an extra blast of protein. Servings:1 Ingredients 2 Tbsp part-skim ricotta cheese 2 slices whole-grain bread 1 tsp honey Pinch + 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 Tbsp sliced almonds 1 egg 1 Tbsp 1% milk Handful of fresh berries Prep Spread the ricotta on a slice of whole-grain bread. Drizzle honey over the … [Read more...]

Apple Wheat Pancakes

Delicious and healthy alternative to your typical pancake Ingredients 1 1/4 cup whole-wheat flour 1/3 cup cornmeal 1 tbsp baking powder 1 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 cups nonfat plain yogurt 3/4 cup liquid egg white 1/4 cup honey 2 tbsp canola oil 1 apple, shredded Prep Blend or mix in a large bowl, the wheat flour, cornmeal, baking powder, ginger, … [Read more...]

Easy Stacked Breakfast Sandwich

This breakfast sandwich takes only minutes to make, is full of nutrients and will keep you feeling full for hours.  High in fiber, good fats and protein. Ingredients: 1 whole-wheat English muffin 1 slice Canadian bacon 2 slices apple 2 Tbsp all natural peanut butter Prep: Put both English muffin halves in the toaster, or heat a nonstick frying pan to medium high and … [Read more...]