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…

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}….

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)…

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 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…

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…

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….

Loaded Baked Potato Crepe (Flourless)

I love fluffy egg whites. I came across the recipe by accident one day attempting to make an omelet with potatoes. I couldn’t understand why the omelet was much thinner and delicate than usual. I realized that the starch (sweet potato, rustic potato, butternut squash, pumpkin) acts as flour and changes the chemical composition of…

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…

Mocha Granola Overnight Oats

  I love food in mason jars. When I first heard of making oatmeal at night and then eating it in the morning, I was very excited! This way all the flavors blend together. I was also very excited to incorporate chocolate and coffee. Every morning I eat a few dark chocolate espresso beans on…

Berries & Cream Protein Oats

See my post on Chia Steel Cut Oatmeal  to prepare the oats. You will need: 1 cup oatmeal (prepared as above) 1/2 cup greek yogurt (plain) 1 tbsp natural strawberry preserves 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder strawberries Once it is prepared, take a cup of the oatmeal and mix it with 1 tbsp natural strawberry preserves…