Canadian Bacon and Egg Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Canadian Bacon and Egg Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes 1 whole egg 1/2 cup egg whites 4 Canadian Bacon rounds, or turkey bacon slices 2 ounces low fat shredded cheddar cheese Optional Garnishes Green onions Chives Salsa Avocado slices Reduced-sugar ketchup Directions Preheat an oven to 400F. Bake the sweet potatoes in the oven Read more about Canadian Bacon and Egg Stuffed Sweet Potatoes[…]

Skinny Three-Cheese Penne

Skinny Three-Cheese Penne Ingredients 1 (13.25-ounce) box whole wheat penne pasta 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil ½ small onion, diced 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 (23.25-ounce) jar Prego® Light Smart Traditional pasta sauce ½ teaspoon dried basil ½ teaspoon dried oregano ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ½ cup low-fat cottage cheese ½ Read more about Skinny Three-Cheese Penne[…]

Hazelnut Dark Chocolate “Ice Cream”

Hazelnut Dark Chocolate “Ice Cream” Ingredients ½ cup blanched hazelnuts ½ cup pitted dates ⅛ teaspoon sea salt 1 ½ teaspoons cocoa powder 1 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt* 1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder 2 cups milk of choice (almond, coconut, skim) ¼ cup dark chocolate chunks Directions In a blender or food processor, Read more about Hazelnut Dark Chocolate “Ice Cream”[…]

Whey Protein Powder

Whey Protein Powder Despite it’s reputation, whey protein powder isn’t just the fuel of big-bodied athletes and bodybuilders. This supplement can be used by everyone in a variety of ways, from your traditional protein shake to favorite dishes and even baked goods.  Whey protein is one of the two proteins found in milk, with the other being casein. When a Read more about Whey Protein Powder[…]

Broccoli

  Broccoli Broccoli tends to get more accolades for it’s reputation of being pushed off the plates of kids around the world. But, it probably should be notorious for being one of the healthiest veggies. Broccoli belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family, which includes kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, cabbage, collard greens, rutabaga and turnips.  If Read more about Broccoli[…]