Lemon Crinkle Cookies

These are fabulous! They are approved by all and are relatively easy to throw together. You do have to take a minute or two to roll the cookie dough in some powdered sugar, but besides that, this recipe is made for the novice chef. [amd-yrecipe-recipe:66]

Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts get a bit of a bad rap. These ARE NOT your grandmother’s brussels sprouts. They’re roasted until nice a crunchy and then topped with tart cranberries and a sweet, balsamic reduction. My favorite part of the roasted brussels sprouts is the little leaves that fall off and get super browned and crispy, they’re [...]

Sweet Potato Casserole

This scrumptious sweet potato casserole gets fabulous flavor from brown sugar substitute and freshly grated orange zest rather than the traditional stick of butter. To complete the healthy makeover we sprinkle a crunchy pecan streusel. You can save the marshmallows for s'mores. 1. Use Less Butter, Boost Healthy Flavors. I added a bit of [...]

Creamy Cauliflower Bisque

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Cauliflower Power Cauliflower has recently gained popularity for its versatility, but it is also one of the most powerful superfoods on earth. Not only is it low cal, low carb, full of nutrients, including phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals – providing an array of health benefits! Cauliflower is powerful in fighting several diseases including cancer, heart [...]

Benefits of Barbell Rows

Weight-training exercises not only elevate fitness levels and increase strength, they also contribute to improved health. By providing resistance for muscles to overcome, strength training yields benefits such as increased muscle mass and bone health. Specific exercises, such as bent-over rows, work several muscle groups, leading to improved muscular strength and endurance. When combined with [...]

Cauliflower Alfredo

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Craving pasta? Good ole Alfredo? This is a great option to keep it low cal and tasty! I served this over diced chicken with broccoli and snap peas. Keep it really low cal with zucchini noodles, or high protein with chick pea pasta ;) All nutrient dense and delish! And... of course you can spice [...]

Protein Buckeyes

These are ah-mazinngggg ...buckeyes are one of my favorites! My good friend Lacy always made these around the holidays, and every once in a while I get the 'buckeye itch' ...so I figured out a way to satisfy the craving... in a healthier way ;) Recipe makes 18-20 balls. Each ball is 96 cals, 7g [...]