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….

Bell Pepper Egg White Salad

I love rice cakes and am always looking of new ways to enjoy them. This egg white salad is light, easy to make and tastes even better on a crunchy cracker. You will need: 5 hard boiled eggs chopped (whites only) 1 chopped bell pepper 2 tbsp whole grain mustard 2 rice cakes Basically, it is…

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…

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….

Spinach Pancakes (Gluten Free)

Yes, I am at it again with the GREEN (and in honor of St. Pattys Day). Spinach is my favorite vegetable so I try to add it to meals when I can. I promise, you hardly taste it in these pancakes. However, your body is reaping the benefits of this little leafy green. It will…

Greek Style Feta Omelet

So, this morning while I was running on the treadmill, I was watching the food network. Yes, I watch food while I work out. Gives me a reason to run faster! I will run for food any day. They were making different types of omelets and I thought what a good snack that would be….

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…

Vegetable Quinoa Fried Rice

This was such a satisfying dinner. Instead of rice, I used quinoa, which is packed with protein. It is also filled with vegetables like cauliflower, mushrooms, onions, peas and corn to make you feel full. Quinoa is a complete protein, which means it contains the 9 essential amino acids your body needs. You will need…

Skinny Cinnamon Raisin French Toast

My daily routine is pretty much gluten free and dairy free. This recipe is both and low calorie. Of course I make exceptions for the occasional cheesecake or cookie. You will need the following ingredients: French Vanilla dairy free creamer liquid egg whites vanilla cinnamon gluten free cinnamon raisin bread ( I used Udi’s Gluten…

Smoked Salmon & Spinach Baked Eggs

You will need the following ingedients: For baked eggs 2 english muffins 2 eggs 1/2 cup cooked spinach 1 oz. smoked salmon For hollandaise sauce (optional) 2 egg yolks 1/2 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 stick butter You will want to toast two english muffins and place one half in the ceramic bowl. I used frozen spinach, which…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars

This is one of my favorite desserts! I am a big cheesecake lover! You will need: 1  cup sugar 2 eggs 2  rolls refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough 2 packages (8 oz) cream cheese at room temperature  First, you heat your oven to 350°F. In a separate bowl whisk the cream cheese, sugar and eggs until…