Category: Recipes

Easy Portion Control

Portion control is simply eating the “right” amount.   While “what” you eat(calorie content, “whole” grains, lean meats,fruits and veggies,etc.) is still integrally important!  And obviously it is different for men and women and also for athletic  or sedentary people.  So what is the “right” amount?  According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans put out by the USDA and Department of… Read more →

Healthy Eggplant Parmesan

1 Large jar of your favorite spaghetti sauce 1 large eggplant( thinly sliced and pre-sweated) 3 cups of whole wheat flour 2 cups of Panko crumbs 1 tablespoon of oregano 1/2 tablespoon rosemary add basil as desired 2 large eggs 1 1/2 cups ricotta cheese 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese( I like the italian cheese mixture)   Heat oven to… Read more →

Chewy granola protein bar

2 cups Quick oats 2 cups of crisped rice cereal(or 2 rice cakes) dash of salt 1 cup of raisins,cherry, blueberry medley(trader joe’s has a nice mix-put whatever you like in it) 1/4 cup coconut oil(or butter) 3/4 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup coconut sugar(or brown sugar or sweetener of your choice) 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 2 scoops… Read more →

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread   1 ½ cups shredded zucchini (food processor) 1 cup whole wheat flour ½ cup applesauce ¾ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp baking powder Dash of salt 1 cup dark chocolate chips ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 eggs ½ cup plain yogurt ¼ cup coconut oil 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup stevia Preparation… Read more →

Drunken Apple Pie Won Tons

  Preheat oven to 350 degrees 3-4 small apples(any kind) cored and diced 1 cup bourbon 2 teaspoons cinnamon 10 Wonton Wraps(I used Nasoya) 4 teaspoons(1/2 stick) salted butter(NOT margarine) 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup stevia(or white sugar if you must) 2 Teaspoons 10x Powdered Sugar In large saucepan add butter and bourbon on medium… Read more →

Homemade Cranberry Protein Granola Bars

1 can sweet and condensed milk2 cups quick cooking oats1 cup granola1/2 cup slivered almonds1/8 cup chia seeds(optional)1/2 pea protein powder(optional)Dash of salt1 cup craisinsPreheat oven to 350 degreesMix all dry ingredients firstAdd sweet and condensed milk Stir thoroughlySpread evenly across a cake pan that has a sheet of parchment paper lining itBake for 20 minutesLet coolCut and wrap for… Read more →