Archive for Month: October 2017

Butternut Squash Hummus

Butternut Squash Hummus This hummus-like spread has the same smooth and creamy texture as the traditional stuff, with a touch of added sweetness from the butternut squash. Serve it with whole grain pita chips or sliced veggies, or spread it on sandwiches. Yields: 6 Servings Total Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: […]

Picky Eaters Guide to Weight Loss

Picky Eaters Guide to Weight Loss   Picky eaters, you know who you are: You’re that kid who had “Mom standoffs over everything from “this tastes gross/weird/wet” to “omg the green beans are TOUCHING my noodles!” Now you’re an adult and you want to drop some pounds. But that means you need […]

Chicken and Broccoli Quinoa Casserole

Chicken and Broccoli Quinoa Casserole Healthy, cheesy comfort food without any of the guilt! Yields: 8 SERVINGS Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 head broccoli, cut into florets and finely chopped 2 tablespoon olive oil, divided 1/3 cup Panko crumbs or bread crumbs* 3 boneless, skinless thin-sliced chicken breasts Kosher salt and […]

Brussels and Kale Salad with Spiced Apples

Brussels and Kale Salad with Spiced Apples Yields: 8–10 servings Ingredients: 1 cup slivered almonds or shelled pumpkin seeds 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (from 1 large lemon) 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion 1 tsp. minced garlic Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup extra-virgin […]

Creamy Mashed Cauliflower

 Creamy Mashed Cauliflower A perfect low carb alternative to mashed potatoes with a creamy buttery taste. If you don’t have buttermilk you can make it with 1/3 cup milk and add 2 tsp.. lemon juice or vinegar and let it rest for a few minutes until curdled. Ingredients: 1 medium […]

Upside Down Shepherds Pie

Upside Down Shepherds Pie To keep this meal lightning-fast I serve the veggie filled beef mixture on top of a bed of mashed potatoes. A little bit of flour thickens the sauce so that it’s more of a rich, luscious gravy. I love the touch of sweetness that turnips offer, […]

No Bake Healthy Pumpkin Buckeyes

No Bake Healthy Pumpkin Buckeyes What’s better than chocolate and peanut butter? Adding pumpkin of coarse! ? I’ve made blonde bars with Chick peas and they tasted amazing to everyone who tried them. I bet those cleaned up version of Buckeyes with a twist of pumpkin will be just as amazing! […]

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta (Skinny & Vegetarian) This savory Pumpkin Pasta is vegetarian, skinny, easy to make and absolutely delicious!  Perfect for Fall nights.  Serve with roasted Brussels sprouts, butternut squash or broccoli.  You can even toss the roasted veggies into the pasta when you are finished cooking so you can […]

15 Hacks to Cut Back on Sugar

15 Hacks to Cut Back on Sugar All it takes is one Google search to confirm that too much sugar is bad for you. We hear it all the time that we need to eat less sugar. But with the current state of the food label it can be very […]

Pumpkin Spice Shakeology

Pumpkin Spice Shakeology This Pumpkin Spice Shakeology recipe uses real pumpkin puree to keep the shake natural and healthy and it will keep you from spending 6 bucks at the nearest Starbucks drive-thru. Yields: 1 Serving Calories 208 kcal Ingredients: 1/2 cup cold coffee 1 cup Unsweetened almond milk 1 […]

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