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This chicken dish combines a mix of Italian, Mexican and Asian flavors to create a spicy chicken in tomato sauce. Low in fat and calories but big on taste this chicken tastes great served over spaghetti squash or whole grain pasta.
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I may be a bit late jumping on the Quinoa (pronounced Keen-Wa) wagon but better late then never! This ancient grain dates back over five thousand years. There are so many great characteristics about this food that make it popular in today's recipes.
This recipe is adapted from one that uses flax seed. Not being a huge fan of flax, I have changed this recipe to use oatmeal instead and added a little twist with a peanut butter product that I love. This is a quick and easy way to get a balanced breakfast which includes protein, low glycemic carbohydrate full of fiber, healthy fat and lots of flavor!Read More »
Every time you turn on the television, read the newspaper or scan the new bestselling books, someone is claiming to have the next miracle solution to helping you lose weight, look younger or feel better. Many of these claims are just taking some basic truth and adding a twist to make it into a “new” idea. Some of these claims are completely out in left field but they may actually work through some other mechanism.Read More »
These tasty little cookies are a low calorie, low carbohydrate and high protein treat. Made with almond flour in place of regular flour, these treats make a nutritious and tasty addition to any meal or snack.Read More »
In late November, I received a phone call from Arielle’s Dad telling me that she had been chosen to play for the USA U-16 Girls Softball team in Amsterdam. This was a great honor and he wanted to be sure his daughter was in top shape for the event. His concern to me was mostly that she did not have enough upper body strength to improve upon her batting and he felt if she could work on that before she went she would have the strength to hit better.
Arielle began training with me the beginning of December and we only had 5 weeks to get her in shape before she went to Amsterdam. When I met with Arielle she told me that she wanted to be stronger to bat better but she also felt like she was not a fast base runner. My challenge was to help her get stronger and faster in this short time period without getting injured.Read More »
Looking for an easy, clean meal that will feed your family twice? How about spending less time in the kitchen and more time on things you really want to do? Well, break out the Crock Pot because this chicken is so delicious and so versatile it is sure to become one of your “clean meal” staples!Read More »
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and with it comes thoughts of romantic dinners, chocolates and wine! Here’s a recipe that will keep you on track with your plan but provide you and your valentine a special treat! This black bean fudge is loaded with healthy fat from coconut oil while the black beans provide a healthy source of carbs and fiber.Read More »