Grain-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

  These grain-free peanut butter cookies are great for breakfast or for an afternoon snack. I tend to snack on these when I am short on time in the morning or when I need an afternoon energy boost. They are high in protein and potassium and taste amazing! They are also dairy-free, wheat-free and gluten-free. There are…

Spinach & Sausage Egg White Bake

My husband and I just came back from our honeymoon to Greece. While away, we consumed at at least 2 large blocks of feta cheese per day. We ate so much of it that I came to think of it as part of my everyday meal and craved it when we did not have it….

Protein Strawberry Cheesecake

I am a cheesecake lover, always have been. However, anytime I eat cheesecake I feel extremely guilty. With this cheesecake, there is no guilt, no saturated fat, no extra carbs. So, take a chance and try a new recipe! Might I add: it has PROTEIN! You will need: 1 container plain greek yogurt (5.3 oz)…

Broccoli Cauliflower Mash

This broccoli cauliflower mash with caramelized onions is full of fiber, antioxidants and immune boosting properties! On the outside this bright colored mash may seem intimidating to those who don’t love greens. However, taste is all that matters. This delicious mash tastes just like mashed potatoes with a hint of broccoli mixed in and a slight…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Lemon Chia Muffins (Gluten Free)

What’s better than lemon poppy muffins? Lemon CHIA muffins!! This was a complete test run and it came out perfect! They are gluten free, dairy free and are very low in calories. I am a muffin lover so I have been eating these all week with a big cup of coffee in the morning. You…

Strawberry Banana Breakfast Wrap

My breakfast usually consists of oatmeal, eggs or pancakes. However, it is nice to have something different for a change. This wrap is light and easy to assemble. This recipe was inspired by my mom and step dad. They love greek yogurt. The drawer in their fridge is filled will various greek yogurt flavors. Next…

Zucchini Pasta alla Carbonara

Carbonara sauce is creamy and delicious, but not so friendly on your hips. I decided to change that. You can have the taste and the healthy aspect all in one. I chose not to incorporate the egg yolk into the dish because I believe you can still get the same flavor here. The below recipe…

Dill Dijon Crusted Halibut

Craving a delicious, yet healthy seafood dish? You found it! I love cooking halibut because it is a nice flaky white fish that does not fall apart easily. It usually stays intact. When you cook it, the flakes of halibut become salty from the dijon and bitter from the dill that I used as the crust….