Roasted Carrot & Butternut Squash Soup

Who doesn’t like warm creamy butternut squash soup? Well, think of that and then add the sweetness of carrots. I could drink this soup hot or cold at any time of the day. Carrots and butternut squash are so sweet that you don’t even need to add sugar to the recipe. Just think of all…

Sweet Potato & Broccoli Rabe Baked Eggs

There is nothing better than starting your day off with a nutrient dense breakfast. This recipe combines tons of vitamin A, C, folate and protein. You will start your morning feeling great. It also tastes wonderful. The sweetness of the sweet potato breaks up the bitterness of the broccoli rabe and when it bakes in…

Cookies & Cream Banana Ice Cream

Ok, so we all know that ice cream tastes amazing. It’s unfortunate that it comes with all those calories and unwanted fat. There is a solution to this problem! It involves a Nutri Bullet and frozen bananas! I think I am in love with this. I have seen many posts on pinterest with similar recipes. I…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pancakes

Good morning!! Its been freezing for the past few months here in NYC. I woke up today to a 45 degree morning. It feels like summer. Nothing makes me happier than peanut butter and a bright Saturday morning, so today was the perfect day to make these. I really try to be gluten-free when I…

Mocha Granola Overnight Oats

  I love food in mason jars. When I first heard of making oatmeal at night and then eating it in the morning, I was very excited! This way all the flavors blend together. I was also very excited to incorporate chocolate and coffee. Every morning I eat a few dark chocolate espresso beans on…

Salmon Salad in Bell Pepper Scoops

This was a quick and easy lunch to prepare. I’s grain free and very satisfying . You will need: 1 can wild alaskan salmon 2-3 tbsp spicy mustard 1 bell pepper sliced almonds ground flax seeds Take the can of salmon and mix it well with the flax and mustard. Then slice the bell pepper…

Berries & Cream Protein Oats

See my post on Chia Steel Cut Oatmeal  to prepare the oats. You will need: 1 cup oatmeal (prepared as above) 1/2 cup greek yogurt (plain) 1 tbsp natural strawberry preserves 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder strawberries Once it is prepared, take a cup of the oatmeal and mix it with 1 tbsp natural strawberry preserves…

Baked Eggplant Parmesan

I had a nice workout after work and wanted something that was comforting, yet healthy. This was the perfect fit. Give me sauce and cheese and I am a very happy camper. This recipe makes cooking eggplant easy. No breading and dipping the eggplant slices into flour. We use spray olive oil and a sprinkle…

Cranberry Walnut Broccoli Slaw

Busy day at work and I needed a quick lunch. I grabbed my handy bag of broccoli slaw from the fridge. Normally when you make cole slaw or broccoli slaw you add mayonnaise. Instead of mayo I used greek yogurt. You will need: 1 – 1 1/2 cups broccoli slaw 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt…

Almond Butter Banana Oatmeal

Ok so I always like to find new ways to enjoy breakfast. It is, after all, the best meal of the day. I previously posted a blog titled Chia Steel Cute Oatmeal and that gives the directions to cook the oats. Feel free to add a little PB2 to the oats. Once the oats are cooked, place…

Blackberry “Flourless Banana Pancakes”

See my post on Flourless Banana Pancakes.  In addition to that recipe, you will add 1/2 cup crushed blackberries to the mixture. Prepare as directed and serve with blueberries and blackberries!!

Nutella Hazelnut Bars

These bars are completely delicious!!! You will need: 2 rolls sugar cookie dough 1 cup hazelnuts (to be chopped) 1 cup marshmallow fluff 1 jar Nutella You want to take hazelnuts and place them in a plastic bag. With a meat cleaver I smashed them. Then take half the hazelnuts and mix with the cookie…