One of the best ways to keep your diet exciting without getting off track is to have fun with veggies. High in fiber and low in calories, vegetables are the ultimate clean-eating companions. Now, I’m not one of those people who can snack happily on raw veggies. Boring. Rather, I love my veggies steamed, grilled, sautéed or, especially, roasted.
My Spicy Pumpkin Hummus has an awesome combination of flavors from the pumpkin, chickpeas and tahini paste, coupled with just the right amount of bite from my blend of spices.
Today I’m bringing you Harvest Apple Spice Pancakes! The hearty texture of these pancakes, combined with the sweet apple and swirled with spices of the season, make this a meal that will just melt your heart.
In the back of the produce section, hidden behind sections of beautiful bright, shiny vegetables, in an array of eye-popping Crayola-crayon colors, there’s an unassuming, misshapen dusty-looking vegetable that can catapult your training and support heart and artery health at the same time. Consider beets nature’s perfect sports and heart-friendly food wrapped up in one sweet— though unusual looking— package.
If you overlook a recipe with a lot of ingredients because you think it’s complicated, take another look! Often recipes with the most ingredients are the easiest to make! I’m going to prove that to you today with my Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Squares!
I’m going to show you how to prepare my Grilled Chicken Stuffed Eggplant Parm without any oil at all. In fact, one entire half of this eggplant meal contains only 7 grams of fat! What’s more? This meal packs in a whopping 14 grams of fiber! You won’t believe how delicious this dish is and I can’t wait for you to try it. Enjoy!
How about a breakfast treat that you could practically eat for dessert (and I would actually encourage that!)? Yes? Well, my Raspberry n’ Cream Crepe Rollups are just what you need then. They are sweet enough to eat for dessert, but are also packed with protein to help fuel your day as a breakfast treat.
Did you know that March 23rd was National Chip and Dip day? Well, when I found out I was amazed at the coincidence for my Kale Chips Kraze! recipe that I provided last week!! How crazy is that?! Well, due to the great response that I got from these kale chips… I’m going to provide another healthy chip recipe today! We’ll celebrate National Chip Day this week too! Woohoo!
One of the easiest ways to pack on the pounds is to drink your calories. A simple 5-minute drive through the local Starbucks can cost you over 400 calories, 10 grams of fat, 60 grams of sugar and 60 grams of carbohydrates!
Indulge in a cup of hot cocoa without feeling an ounce of guilt! Is this something that appeals to you? I’m sure it does for those us who are currently, or are in the process of, seeking fitness as a way of life!