Dijon Lemon Glazed Salmon 

Salmon is by far my favorite fish. I love it in so many ways… as sashimi, smoked, tartare, grilled, baked, poached and even canned. I am always looking for new ways to make it and recently I ate it in an Italian restaurant where it was dijon glazed. I was determined to recreate the recipe…

Homemade Walnut Butter

I am a huge nut butter fan. I love nut butters so much that my pantry is filled with them! Some of my favorites include cinnamon raisin peanut butter, coconut almond butter, and chocolate hazelnut butter. Unfortunately, the only butter that I cannot find in the store is walnut butter. As walnuts are the nuts with…

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…

Flourless Cinnamon Raisin Muffins

If you are a commuter like me, you need a quick breakfast in the morning… no time to waste. On a typical day, I wake up, jump out of bed, wash up, hit the coffee maker switch, throw on my clothes that I picked out the night before, grab my lunch from the fridge, grab…

Paleo Brownie Bites  

I often have a hard time finding paleo or grain -free desserts that are low in calories. These little chocolate bites are so delicious, you won’t even miss the flour! They are high in protein, low in sugar, gluten free, high in potassium and antioxidants {And… each muffin is below 100 calories with only a few carbs}….

Asparagus & Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Often, people think healthy means “less tasty.” There are so many ways to add flavor and replace unhealthy ingredients with nutritious ones that taste good! Lets take this rolled chicken recipe for example. The original recipe calls for chicken breaded in flour, bread crumbs, butter and eggs. Instead of using carb and calorie dense ingredients to…

Tiramisu Layer Mug Cake

This Tiramisu Layer Cake is gluten free and dairy free for everyone who is wheat, gluten and dairy sensitive. It is also made from healthy ingredients, which allows you to enjoy a sweet treat without the extra calories. For this cake, you will need: 2 tbsp coconut flour 2 egg whites 1/2 tbsp baking powder 1/4…

Skinny Banana Oat Muffins

Like banana nut muffins? Me too… Unfortunately, whenever I look at the calories on the label, they are extremely high. This recipe is a game changer. You can have your banana nut muffin and eat it too!! Well.. without feeling guilty that is. You will need: 3/4 cup sweetened almond milk 4 tbsp agave nectar…

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…

Grilled Thin Crust Pizza (Gluten Free)

With Labor Day upon us, summer BBQ season will soon come to an end. Most people celebrate the holiday by grilling and BBQ-ing their favorite meat or vegetable. Well, I would like to add a new recipe to the mix… grilled pizza! This recipe is pretty simple and very satisfying. Instead of going through the…

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…

Mini Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins

Peanut Butter and Jelly is an all time favorite of mine. My dad loves apple jelly and is always eating it as his jelly of choice. However, I never use apple jelly in my sandwiches and always gravitate toward the strawberry and raspberry jellies. This time I was adventurous and gave the jar of chunky…