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5 Easy Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat More Veggies

We are always talking about vegetables. How to get our kids to eat them more often? How to sneak them into our day? How to make them more delicious? Here are a few quick and easy tricks to get your kids to eat more veggies and you just might join them, too. 1. Add vegetables … Continue reading

Mediterranean Turkey Burger

Don’t put up with the same old burger. This one is packed with flavor! 1 turkey burger 1 slice provolone 2 Tbsp tahini sauce 2 Tbsp taziki sauce 2 pieces sliced dill pickle 2 slices tomato handful lettuce hamburger bun (gluten-free, if needed) Grill the burger to taste, melting the cheese on top. Toast the … Continue reading

Spicy Bacon and Cheese Turkey Burger

I just found the right combination of flavors and it was spectacular! Enjoy gluten-free like I do, or substitute with a whole grain roll. 1 Turkey burger 1 slice provolone cheese 1 slice cooked turkey bacon 1 Tbsp pure horseradish 1 Tbsp mayonnaise (optional) Hot peppers, canned or sautéed Lettuce Hamburger roll (for gluten-free, I highly … Continue reading

Cream Fudge or Clear Face? You Decide.

I love science. Research, data, proof, evidence. I rely on these sources to inform my decision-making every day. But sometimes a study will come out that gets me pretty heated. This is one of them: Bittersweet News: Chocolate May Trigger Acne I took the bait and read the article. Then I went to go read … Continue reading

Why Do Nutritionists Give Such Bad Advice?

I apologize if you are a nutritionist, but I have yet to meet one who hasn’t given the most ridiculous advice on healthy eating. Yesterday, I was watching a television show that got me particularly aggravated as a nutritionist was advising the American public on the fat-burning properties of a popular fast food restaurant’s breakfast … Continue reading

Skinny Buffalo Turkey Wrap

3 Slices Deli Turkey Shredded cheese your choice Chopped lettuce Whole wheat tortilla 3 Tbsp hot sauce 2 Tbsp vegetable oil Heat oil in frying pan over medium heat. Add hot sauce. Briefly saute turkey slices, flipping to get both sides saturated in hot sauce. When turkey is slightly browned, removed from pan and reduce … Continue reading

Hash Brown Pizza

We have a favorite Italian restaurant that our friends own that is absolutely amazing. They offer a pizza called the “Thinny Thin”. I decided to play around with that concept one day and came up with this. It’s not really pizza, but it’s really good. 1 c. cooked hash browns 1/4 c. shredded mozzarella cheese … Continue reading

Skinny Hot “Focaccia”

This is not made out of real focaccia, but you will swear you are eating the most delicious hot fried sandwich in the world. It’s packed full of nutrients, fiber and amino acids. But be careful, it is extremely addictive! 1 Whole wheat pocket pita 2 Slices cheese of your choice 1 Bag fresh spinach … Continue reading

Skinny Garlic “Bread”

This recipe is fast and amazingly simple. It can be used instead of bread as a side for pasta or as a quick and yummy snack. Double, triple, quadruple as you wish. The trick is to use very, very little cheese as it will melt right in to the tortilla. Feel free to add to … Continue reading

Skinny Blue Cheese Dressing

1 Jar All Natural Blue Cheese Dressing Blender Water Empty the dressing into your blender. Fill the emptied jar with water, re-seal with the lid, and shake vigorously. Pour the cheesy water into your blender. Blend. You now have natural, low-fat blue cheese dressing. Use it as a delicious dip for fresh broccoli or drizzle … Continue reading