Funfetti Cake Oats

Happy Friday!! I love funfetti cake, so this was a great way to incorporate that into my breakfast! This kept me full and happy all morning. You will need: 1 cup Steel Cut Oats made with almond milk (see my recipe on Steel Cut Chia Oats) A sprinkle of brown sugar 1 tbsp imitation butter…

Chocolate Chip Coconut Loaf Cake

Today I am wishing my mom the happiest of Mother’s Days! She is someone I wish to emulate in every aspect of life and I consider myself lucky to be her daughter. Not only did she teach me to cook, but she taught me to laugh and enjoy life. Not many people can say their…

Beet & Cauliflower Mash

I have a new found love for beets. They are delicious root vegetables that are high in folate and antioxidants. If you like beets and mashed potatoes, then you will love this. It is also bright and colorful.. just in time for spring. It also makes for a great healthy dinner for mother’s day this weekend. You…

Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

Craving sweets? This is perfect for people who are busy, which probably applies to you. This cake takes only 2 minutes in the microwave and is low in calories. It still tastes like you are eating the full fat version. It is also gluten free and dairy free. For the cake: 2 egg whites 1/2…

Peanut Butter Cup Greek Yogurt

I love any food with peanut butter, especially peanut butter cups. Justin’s makes natural dark chocolate peanuts butter cups that are incredible. Instead of having peanut butter ice cream, I made a healthier version with greek yogurt. It is still delicious, creamy and filled with peanut butter flavor! You will need: 1 cup plain greek yogurt…

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…