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Recipe: Healthy Protein Cookie Dough Bites

I think I can safely say that we’ve all been caught eating raw cookie dough straight from the bowl. However, my experience working in nutrition and in the food industry has taught me that this is not a good thing. It’s quite risky and it can compromise your health goals. You see, …

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Winter Vegan Soup Recipe

  This week’s vegan recipe –   WHY VEGAN? A few benefits of plant-based foods: Speed Weight Loss“A plant-based diet revs your metabolism, causing you to burn calories up to 16% faster that you would on a non plant-based diet for at least the first 3 hours after meals.” – …

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Recipe: Vegan Slow Cooker Pumpkin, Lentil and Chickpea Stew

Now that the temps and the leaves are dropping, it’s the perfect time to get your fill of healthy soups and stews. Think soups have to be creamy, heavy, calorie-filled dishes that’ll derail your healthy diet? Think again! Stew is a wonderful source of hearty whole grains, lean protein, and a wide …

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Foodie Friday: Healthy Recipe Spicy Butternut Soup

Welcome to Foodie Friday. It’s time for a healthy recipe of the week. Here’s a quick, easy one for a delicious, vitamin-filled soup to keep you warm all winter long. 2 Tbsp. olive oil2-1/2 cups chopped onion4 cloves garlic, minced1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces5-1/2 cups …

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Foodie Friday Healthy Egg Muffin Recipe

Welcome to another Foodie Friday. I’ve linked up with some other great foodies at Foodie Friends Friday too. Go check it out for more ideas. These muffins are a great snack to enjoy anytime. I especially like them for breakfast. These muffins are low calorie and have protein to help …

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Foodie Friday – Healthy Recipe – Chicken Picadillo

Jenn Mitchell is a proud mom, wife and adventure seeker. She’s traveled either solo or with family to 20 countries and 36 U.S. states so far. A former personal trainer, Jenn looks for ways to keep her family fit and active both at home and on the road. Her goal …

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Healthy Breakfast Recipe: Zucchini & Red Pepper Frittata

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day. Start your day off with a healthy breakfast recipe that is packed with protein to keep you full for hours. This recipe makes about four servings. Ingredients:2 tsp. olive oil3 medium zucchini, thinly sliced1 medium red bell pepper, chopped½ medium …

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Healthy Recipe: Sweet Potato Salad

Healthy Recipe: Sweet Potato Salad Have you used sweet potatoes in a salad? They are asuperfood that is high in beta-carotene, potassium, and manganese. Pumpkin seeds add extra crunch! Super yummy and sweet. Makes 2 servingsTotal Time: 1 hour 15 min.Prep Time: 15 min.Cooking Time: 30 min. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin …

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Healthy Recipe: Watermelon, Mint, and Feta Salad

This refreshing and healthy recipe is a great addition to any meal this summer! Total Time: 10 min.Prep Time: 10 min.Yield: 4 servings, about 1 cup each Ingredients:2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice¼ tsp. sea salt¼ tsp. ground black pepper1 dash hot pepper sauce (like Tabasco®) (optional; to taste)3½ cups …

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