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.

Sautéed Collared Greens

You always see collared greens in southern cooking. They are usually accompanied by comfort foods such as macaroni and cheese or BBQ ribs. I wanted to make a healthy version that was so good, there would be no need for those unhealthy food pairings. Anyways, this is it! You will need 1 large bunch of…

Balsamic Mushrooms with Goat Cheese

I love balsamic vinegar on vegetables, especially mushrooms. Since mushrooms are a little denser than your average leafy green, they seem to fill you up faster. These cute button mushrooms have immune boosting and antiviral properties that are always good to add to your diet. Enjoy them hot, as a side side dish or even over a…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Stuffed Berries with Granola

This is a great snack or dessert. It is so easy that it takes less than 1 minute. I sometimes come home from work and need a sweet snack. I am clearly a peanut butter fanatic so this made me very happy. The granola gives it a nice crunch and the peanut butter is nice…

Roasted Baby Carrots with Chive Yogurt Sauce

You will need: 6 baby carrots 1/2 cup greek yogurt 2 chopped garlic cloves 3 tbsp chopped chives Take the carrots and season with salt and pepper. Drizzle a small amount of olive oil and place in the oven on 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. While they are baking, take the chives, garlic, greek yogurt…

Spicy Peanut Yellow Squash Noodles

I always wanted to try vegetable noodles with peanut sauce. I was considering cooking the noodles, but that would eliminate the fabulous crunch. So, these are raw. Since peanut noodles are often cold, this worked out well. You will need: 1 yellow squash 2 tbsp sesame seeds 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp PB2 3…

Breakfast Berries

I am often on the run and trying to catch a train, so I either make breakfast the night before or make something extremely fast in the morning. Fresh berries and mint are my favorite. I also love fruit with rosemary. Instead of having plain fruit, I sprinkled some chia seeds, hemp seeds and buck…

Cherry Protein (Egg White) Oats

I’ve seen the term “Egg White Oats” all over pinterest and instagram and was very interested in making it. I put together my own version based upon how long it took my oats to cook. I love eating oatmeal in the morning and am always looking for ways to add extra protein to my meals….