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Recipes: Gluten Free​ Egg Muffins

Recipes: Gluten Free​ Egg Muffins

Author: Fitness and Nutrition Expert: Andrea Wise If you like eggs as much as I do – this recipe is for you! Gluten-free Egg Muffins are fast, healthy, and versatile. Make a quick batch on Sunday and have warm breakfast in seconds every morning during the week. Feel free to sub the vegetables and/or add some meat if you wish to create some variety for your week! Store in your refrigerator an ...[Read More]

Apple Cider Recipe

Recipe: Skinny Hot Apple Cider

For the perfect warm drink, SkinnyMom served up this Skinny Hot Apple Cider recipe, which we are loving for many reasons! This recipe has only 98 calories per serving and combines apple juice, oranges, lemons, cinnamon and more to create the perfectly spiced warm drink. Cuddle up on the couch with a glass of cider and a good book tonight!   Pro tips: Having a Winter party? Multiply the recipe ...[Read More]

sweet potato

Recipe: Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

This week our friends at Skinnymom.com shared with us this fun and ‘fit’ alternative to a sweet potato casserole, since the contents will be served back in the potato skin. Instead of a calorie and fat-laden casserole recipe, we scooped out the centers of our sweet potatoes, added some non-fat Greek yogurt, cinnamon, brown sugar and nutmeg, mixed it all together and came up with these ...[Read More]

skinny corn casserole

Skinny Corn Casserole

Our SkinnyMom friends are serving us up with the #healthyholidays recipes, and this week is no exception! This is an excellent holiday side dish, or even as a cozy snack to warm you up. At only 159 calories per serving, and the fact that it tastes just like the corn pudding your grandma used to make makes it an ‘everybody’ favorite! Recipe: Skinny Corn Casserole   Prep time: 10 mi ...[Read More]

Stuffed Skinny Baked Apple Recipe!

Stuffed Skinny Baked Apple Recipe!

Oooh, this recipe makes me happy just thinking about it, not to mention the amazing smell it gives your home when you bake it! Our friends at SkinnyMom created this recipe and offered it to us for our recipe of the week for #HealthyHolidays 2015! Here you go: delicious and wonderful: Stuffed Baked Apple Recipe!! Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 45-50 minutes Ingredients 4 baking apples ¼ cup insta ...[Read More]

Skinny Eggnog

Skinny Eggnog

We have our friends at SkinnyMom to thank for this post! You can still enjoy this rich, creamy and truly delicious Christmas drink and free yourself of waistline thoughts. They serve up a lighter version of this traditional holiday cheer. The almond milk is a favorite with lactose challenged folks and you can add a bit of extra cheer with whiskey, bourbon or rum! With only 6 ingredients this Skinn ...[Read More]

No Bake Breakfast Balls

No Bake Breakfast Balls

Put down the Pop tart! The ‘quick breakfast’ is not NEW news. The healthy start breakfast is also not a headliner. And the peanut butter, granola combo? While delicious, not new either! What is? My NEW FAVORITE  No Bake Breakfast I love finding unique ways to do the same thing, and my requirements are that they are easy and quick, but for breakfast: healthy is really important. I figure I can alwa ...[Read More]

Winning Roasted Sweet Potato & Quinoa Soup!

Winning Roasted Sweet Potato & Quinoa Soup!

Oooh i LOVE the fall – especially the excuse for cozy, comforting fall recipes! Here is a favorite you MUST try: roasted sweet potato and quinoa soup! I can’t take credit for this recipe though, I got it from Noshing with the Nolans Recipes! and just had to share! I also love that it only takes about 15 minutes of prep time! However, you will want to be home, as it needs about 50 minut ...[Read More]

Easy Asian Quinoa Salad Recipe

Easy Asian Quinoa Salad Recipe

I’m kind of obsessed with salads – but let me tell you, I use the term ‘salad’ very loosely, as my definition is likely not what you typically think of. For me, salad is a term I used to describe any way in which I mix my favorite healthy foods into a big meal! From fajita and taco salads to gourmet pizza salad, you can literally ‘healthify’ anything, AND increase you ...[Read More]

Fajita Salad Bowl Recipe!

Fajita Salad Bowl Recipe!

I seriously do not understand HOW this is not a global recipe HIT everywhere you go!! I LOVE mexican food, I love fajitas, and I love BIG portions – so I’m obsessed with this recipe I found last year and have varied it to make it my own over lots of trial and testing! NOW you can get all your favorites of a fajita with this HUGE, Healthy, and Super Easy Fajita Salad Bowl Recipe! Note- ...[Read More]

BEST Easy No Butter Healthy Pancake Recipe

BEST Easy No Butter Healthy Pancake Recipe

BEST easy No Butter Healthy Pancake Recipe that has made me a Breakfastarian (yes that’s a new word)! Sorry mom, but these pancakes may actually be the best I’ve ever had (& happens to be healthy also). I omitted butter completely and added 1 banana, 3 tbsp flax seed & 1/4 cup wheat bran. Yum! Kind of hesitated giving up the recipe, but since I am so excited about it, I just ha ...[Read More]

American Flag Low Calorie Pudding Pie

American Flag Low Calorie Pudding Pie

No Sugar, Low Calorie, Delicious and Swoon-Worthy Dessert made EASY! Since I posted the picture of this mouth watering and highly ‘conversation-starting’ recipe on facebook, I’ve had an outpour of requests for the recipe. And since I want you all to be the hit of your gatherings with your conversation starting, too good to be true guiltless dessert, I’m sharing it. Note this is a ‘lightened up des ...[Read More]

10 No-Prep Power Snacks to Fuel your BEST Workout

10 No-Prep Power Snacks to Fuel your BEST Workout

Are you a morning runner? Mid-day? Post work? Night? Whenever you can fit it in? Regardless of WHEN you run, you want to make the most out of it, which means you want your body to have exactly the right kind of fuel. Think about this analogy: when your bike has little air in its tires, it’s not going to move as fast or efficiently, and you inevitably won’t get as far in the same amount of time. Th ...[Read More]

Crispy Low Calorie Brussel Sprout Chips!

Crispy Low Calorie Brussel Sprout Chips!

Crispy Brussel Sprout Chips I’m obsessed with this high-fiber, and low-calorie salty snack! As much as I love potato chips and French fries, convincing me brussell sprouts would be a good alternative was not easy, until I started making them this way~ I never thought brussel sprouts could become one of my favorite side dishes! They are one of those ‘so darn nutrition packed’, how can they possibly ...[Read More]

Garlic’n’Herb Popcorn Crunch

Garlic’n’Herb Popcorn Crunch

Happy Recipe-of-the-Week Wednesday!! Ok, I’m popcorn OBSESSED! In fact I’m deeming these light fluffy fiber filled clouds of yum, the ‘favorite #fitgirl food’ trend of 2015 ! Seriously, browse through my recipes, and you’ll see the theme this year of popcorn in so many ways – it’s Crazy! From the endless ways to dress it up, ‘style it’ if you will, s ...[Read More]

Bloat Banishing Soup

Bloat Banishing Soup

Banish Bloat and Energize with this Chilled Cucumber Mint Soup This strategic and tasty recipe comes from my friends at Popsugar – Low in calories, delicious, hydrating AND an excellent way to BEAT the bloat . Cooling cucumbers, mint, and yogurt serve as the base, while garlic, chives, and a touch of lemon add bright flavor. It’s like a cleanse for your insides! (and I’m not usually a ...[Read More]