Made with vitamin C-rich peppers, metabolism-boosting hot sauce and omega-3 rich walnuts – this dip has the zing and flavor that is sure to satisfy. Use it as a vegan filling for stuffed mushrooms, a dip for seafood or as a spread for crostini. Get the recipe.
Who doesn’t love chicken marsala? The rich sauce, the big portions of juicy chicken and the mouthfeel that goes along with the meal. This recipe for two that will cost you only 150 calories and 1g of saturated fat. Get the recipe.
High in vitamin C and a good source of fiber, fennel can stand with just about any plant when it comes to its health benefits. Enjoy it daily in salads, dips or alone with a little olive oil and black pepper. Get the recipe. Read more »
A recent study in the journal Neurology found that individuals that consumed greater amounts of lean sources of protein were less likely to have a stroke. The evidence however was not found in individuals that consumed a high amount of red meat. These turkey cakes boast 13 grams of protein, no red meat whatsoever and an abundant amount of fabulous taste. Get the recipe.
If you love Paella but prefer to save a few shrimp, have we got a recipe for you! This dish is packed with tons of vegetables that can help boast your fiber needs for the day. Research shows that a diet high in fiber may help in the prevention of heart disease and diabetes. In addition to being high in fiber, this dish is also a great source of vitamin C (found in the red pepper, tomatoes, and broccoli) and for the vegan in you, it doesn’t have a lick of animal product in it! Get the recipe.
Next time you’re in the mood for chips and dip, try making your own salsa! Why? Many of the store-bought salsas have added ingredients you just don’t need or want such as sugar and sodium. Instead, spend a little time in the kitchen and make your own fresh batch. This recipe has it all. Only 80 calories, 5 grams of sugar and it even has fiber. So save your wallet – and your waistline and choose fresh!
Mushrooms are fabulous! They provide flavor, texture and in many recipes, an alternative to meat. Now, mushrooms can boast another big plus! According to research conducted in 2013 mushrooms may also provide us with the vitamin D that many of us are lacking as well! In addition to mushrooms, this delicious recipe contains zinc abundant oysters as well – a must if you’re feeling in a romantic mood! Get the recipe.
What do you get when you mix omega 3’s with monounsaturated fats? Slurry of heart & brain protecting nutrients! That’s exactly what you’ll get with this chia guacamole. Monounsaturated fats have been shown to help in the prevention of heart disease and omega 3 fatty acids (prevalent in chia seeds) can help strengthen your brain according to the latest research! This creamy and satisfying concoction will wow both your guests and your body at your next summer event. Get the recipe.
I’m in love with prunes. I love everything about them. The fact that they are an easy snack to throw in my purse in the morning, that they help in keeping me … well … regular and that, as studies have shown, they help in keeping my bones strong. That’s why I really love this recipe! It allows me to take a snack staple and make it a salad dressing option. Not only do the prunes in this recipe create some fiber (how many dressings can boast that?), but they also provide an alternative to the fat, making this option less calories than traditional dressings. Get the recipe!
If you think healthy and dessert are two words that don’t go together, think again. This recipe combines both in a delicious, creamy pudding by merging two healthy and decadent favorites together. Dark chocolate, cocoa powder and natural peanut butter keep the saturated fat low and the antioxidants high. Bananas add their natural sweetness and the tofu provides plant-based protein to help keep you feeling fuller and more satisfied than you would after eating a typical high sugar dessert. See for yourself how amazing the world of healthy chocolate and peanut butter can be! Get the recipe!