Citrus Fruit Tower

In preparation for my trip to Florida, I made a tropical breakfast. I used my favorite citrus fruits along with bananas and then added gojii berries and almonds on top. The acidity of the grapefruits and oranges mixes well with the creaminess of the banana and the added almonds give it a nice crunch. You will…

Paprika Chicken & Vegetables

  I eat chicken so often that it tends to get boring. This dish gives it some life! The smoky and spicy paprika gives the chicken a great kick. Serve it with mashed potatoes or your favorite side dish. You will need: 4 pieces of chicken breast 4 tablespoons of olive oil 1 tsp of chicken…

Maple Walnut Bread Pudding

Who doesn’t love bread pudding? I love eating it for breakfast with a big cup of coffee. The only problem is that there are so many extra calories in this sweet treat. This recipe does away with the extra calories and makes it a much lighter dessert. I ate the whole dish in less than…

Almond Cookies

Its Easter Sunday and there is nothing more festive than making Easter cookies and decorating eggs! I chose to make bunny cookies for dessert. These are so delicious. They are soft and chewy on the inside and taste like almond macaroons. You will need: 1 cup almond flour 1 tbsp coconut oil (or 1 tbsp…

Feta & Mint Watermelon Bites

Summer is coming and soon you will need a nice refreshing snack… here it is. Watermelon bites. The sweet melon and the salty feta cheese mixes with the mint leaves and tastes like you are eating at a gourmet restaurant. I make these often and soon you will too. You will need: chopped watermelon mint leaves…

Peep S’mores

I love PEEPS and I love Easter candy! Who doesn’t? This sweet treat is under 200 calories and is super satisfying! You only need three ingredients and a microwave and it will taste just as good as if you were sitting around a campfire… promise. You will need: 1 graham cracker (you can use gluten…

Carrot Cake Oatmeal

You will need: 15 baby carrots 1/2 cup sliced pineapple 2 tbsp walnuts 1/2 cup almond milk 1 tbsp cinnamon 1/2 cup oats For the topping: 1 tbsp greek yogurt 1 tbsp laughing cow cheese 1 tsp honey Place the oats and almond milk in the microwave for 1 minute. While you are waiting, blend…

Coconut Maca Macaroons

For everyone making macaroons for passover, here is an easy and healthy way to make them while incorporating maca powder, which is a superfood with many health benefits. I also use camu camu powder sometimes instead of macs powder. It also has many health benefits. You can choose to withhold the maca/camu camu powder if…

Cranberry Walnut Quinoa

You will need: 2 cups quinoa 4 cups water 1 cup walnuts 1 cup dried cranberries 3 tbsp olive oil Take the 2 cups quinoa and add 4 cups water to a pot. Boil the water and let the quinoa cook until the water is gone and the quinoa is soft. Remove the quinoa from…

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

This dish is adapted from on the following recipe: Fit Sugar Cauliflower Pizza Crust. You will need: 1 cup part-skim mozzarella cheese chopped chicken sausage 1 head chopped cauliflower 1 cup parmesan cheese 1 cup tomato sauce 4 tbsp corn meal 1 egg Spray your pizza stone with cooking spray, corn meal and preheat oven to 425ºF….

Pumpkin Pie Oats

I am one of those people who love eating pumpkin dishes all year round. Pumpkins are in season in the colder months, but luckily you can get canned pumpkin puree regardless of the season. You will need: 1 cup steel cut oats cooked in almond milk (See my steel cut oats recipe) 1/2 cup pumpkin…

Peanut Butter Granola Apple-wich

You will need: 1/4 an apple 2 tbsp granola 2 tbsp peanut butter (I used Peanut Butter & Co.) Slice the apple into chip-like pieces. Spread the peanut butter onto one piece and top with granola. Awesome afternoon snack.