Enchilada Stuffed Zucchini Boats

This is a healthy way to take care of your Mexican food cravings…. Without ANY guilt! Ingredients 2 tsp coconut oil 1/4 cup chopped onions 1 cup each diced carrots and diced bell peppers 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 jalapeƱo, seeded and mined (optional) 1 tbsp chili powder 2 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp ground [...]

Tags: , ,

Fruit and Oatmeal Muffins (no flour!)

This is a simple and oh so yummy recipe for muffins. Get out your blender… And your muffin tin. It’s time to bake! Ingredients 2 1/2 cups of oats (gluten free if you need/want) 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 eggs 1 cup plain, low-fat Greek yogurt 1/4 cup honey 1 [...]

Tags: , , ,

Chocolate ‘ice cream’

Dilemma – you want a sweet treat… Or maybe your kids do, but you don’t want to load them up with sugar and chocolate after dinner and you don’t want to indulge in high calorie ice cream after bootcamp. Solution? Chocolate ‘ice cream’!! Ummm…. Huh? Read on… And enjoy. You can thank me later. Ingredients [...]

Tags: , , ,

Curried Sweet Potato Fries (BAKED!)

Ingredients 1 large sweet potato, peeled, sliced into medium sized pieces 1 tablespoon oil (melted coconut oil, or another oil of your choice) 1 egg white slightly beaten 1/2 – 1 teaspoon curry powder (to your taste) 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Mix curry powder, salt, and [...]

Tags: , ,

No bake energy bites

Ingredients 1 cup dry gluten free oats (or old fashioned oats) 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup peanut butter (or nut spread of your choice) 1/2 cup ground flax seed meal 1/3 cup honey 1 tsp vanilla Directions Stir everything in a medium sized bowl, until thoroughly mixed. Let chill [...]


Banana Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

These are super tasty cookies and very healthy too. Ingredients 3 banana’s (preferably ripe or spotty) 2 cups old fashioned oats (or gluten free, if that is a concern) 1 cup dried, chopped dates 1/4 cup oil 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 cup chocolate chips, walnuts or raisins 1/4 tsp salt Directions Pre-heat oven to 350 [...]


Balsamic mustard chicken breasts

Ingredients 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 6 Tbsp balsamic vinnegar 4 Tbsp dijon mustard 1 tsp garlic mushrooms (sliced) red onion Directions Marinate the chicken breasts in the balsamic, garlic and mustard. The longer you marinate the better. Place breasts into a skillet that has been sprayed with cooking oil, and pour marinade over the [...]

Slow cooker oatmeal

Pretty sure this recipe is to die for! we-ell….maybe that’s a bit dramatic BUT, this is a good one! Ingredients 1 cup of Oats **(I use gluten free oats, but you could use steel cut oats or old fashioned) 2 cups of water 2 1/2 cups of milk 1 tsp cinnamon 1 apple chopped up [...]

Protein Waffles

This is an update to my whole wheat pancake mix recipe courtesy of my hubby. Whole wheat vanilla waffles! OMG! Make Erin’s waffle mix. Make one batch and add one scoop of Kaizen vanilla protein powder from Costco. Cook in your Cuisinart Belgian waffle maker. It smells like you’re baking a cake, and you can [...]

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

This recipe is the perfect way to satisfy your pizza craving… And maybe sneak some extra veggies into the mouths of your husband and children! Ingredients CRUST: 1 head cauliflower (or ~2 cups grated cauliflower) 1 large egg 1 cup shredded cheese (I use mozzarella/cheddar) 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried minced garlic 1/2 [...]

Spanish ‘Rice’ and Chicken Wraps

So today, like everyday, I asked my husband what he wanted me to make for dinner. As usual, he says ‘chicken, rice, veggies’. Hmm.. Helpful. He has been on a health kick as of late (has lost an amazing 38 pounds so far) and has been interested in trying new food. We recently tried making [...]

Not your typical Oatmeal bar

Think of this oatmeal square as basic baked oatmeal that can be dressed up any way you like. Each large square contains a tablespoon of flax and a teaspoon of chia seeds as well as 7 grams of fibre and 6 grams of protein. Feel free to add in nuts, dried fruit, chocolate, and other [...]

Whole Wheat Pancake Mix

My little guy eats pancakes a few times a week. He can eat a LOT of pancake! To make my life easier, I made this pancake mix. I usually add fruit – a handful of fresh or frozen blueberries, one mashed banana, a handful of crumbled frozen raspberries… The possibilities are endless! Mix Ingredients 4 [...]

Tags: , ,

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Ok… This is delicious! Elvis would be proud…. This banana and peanut butter combo tastes more like dessert than a ‘health drink’ or meal replacement! Ingredients 1 medium, ripe banana, cut in slices and frozen 1 tbsp ground oatmeal 1/2 tbsp chia seeds 2 tbsp natural peanut butter (or other nut butter) 1 cup of [...]

Tags: , , ,

Baked Zucchini Chips

This is another great recipe found through pinterest! My zucchini ‘hating’ hubby gobbled these up…. They are that good! Ingredients 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (optional, but yummy!) 1/8 tsp black pepper 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1 cup cold milk 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 2 1/2 cups sliced zucchini (about [...]

Tags: , , ,