I don’t know about you but I love avocados. But I was also told in the past that they were not good for me because of the fat and calorie count. I’m so happy to announce that the old “health” information is totally wrong. YAY!! Avocados are good for us. Continue reading
Minty Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Smoothie is a new recipe I whipped up the other night containing not only mint, but my other two loves peanut butter and dark chocolate. You know healthy fats and all! Continue reading
I love making this over night and having it ready to go for breakfast on Monday morning. It makes approximately 5 servings. Since I am single I put it in a container and keep it in the refrigerator so I have ready made breakfast for the week.
Hot oatmeal in the morning can’t be beat on a cold winter day. Add in maca and protein powder to keep your energy up. They also help keep you full until lunch. Continue reading
Black bean brownies are a delicious and nutritious twist to a traditional chocolate brownie. You might be nervous about baking with black beans, but don’t be–they have a very mild flavor and are extremely rich, creamy, and full of protein. You can also boost the flavor of your brownie with essential oils such as Peppermint, Wild Orange, Cinnamon, or even Lavender. Continue reading
Have a wonderful chicken dinner ready when you arrive home with this “dump” recipe. Just throw everything in the crock-pot before leaving for the day and come home to the smell of a delicious home cooked meal.
Loaded with lean protein, vegetables and healthy fats. Serve over quinoa or rice along with a side salad for a complete and nutritious meal.
The many forms of fat.
For years we have been inundated with the “Health” claim of canola oil, corn oil, and soy oil. All of these crops are among the highest for being genetically modified organisms. Fats have gotten a bad rap for causing cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, etc., etc.
But not all fats are created equal. Continue reading