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Slutty Brownies

A delicious brownie made with chocolate chip cookie dough, Oreos, and brownie mix. I’ve added a couple tips to make them a bit healthier, but keep them a rare treat as they still pack a big calorie PUNCH! It’s all about moderation, right?!   – One batch of Nestle Toll House cookie dough or one roll of … Continue reading Slutty Brownies

Posted on Nov 17 2015 by

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Not only are these homemade protein bars are delicious and nutritious, they have only five ingredients and cost are mere $.35 per bar (compare to store bought bars at $1.50 – $4.00)  And because they only take 30 minutes to make, they are definitely considered “Fit on the Fly.”    Family-friendly: Kids will enjoy for … Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Posted on May 07 2015 by

Protein-Rich Peanut Butter Cups

Hands-on time: 10 Minutes Total time (freezing): 60 minutes 1 Scoop chocolate whey protein powder 1 Tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon all natural sweetener (Stevia) 1 T. all natural peanut butter ~Mix first 3 ingredients in a small bowl ~Add 2-1/2 to 3 T. of water to dry mixture ~Mixture should be sticky, but … Continue reading Protein-Rich Peanut Butter Cups

Posted on May 06 2015 by

Power-Up Pancake

Yes, pancakes are delicious, but lack staying power. Until I discovered this one! The combination of the oats and egg whites keep me feeling full and satisfied for hours. I hope you love it as much as I do!! Basic PowerUp Protein Pancake recipe ~½ cup whole or quick oats (no sugar added) ~4 egg … Continue reading Power-Up Pancake

Posted on May 06 2015 by

Chocolate-Caramel Protein Brownie

This one-minute-wonder is perfect for those times when you need a chocolate fix and you need it fast!   And with the only calories coming from your choice of protein and a mere 2 T. of yogurt, it won’t be widening your waistline! 1 scoop chocolate protein powder (I like Body Fortess sold at Wal-Mart) … Continue reading Chocolate-Caramel Protein Brownie

Posted on May 05 2015 by

Peanut Butter Balls

  This peanut butter ball recipe is a Christmas favorite in our house! It’s a lot of work, but our payoff is being able to bless as many people as we can with these gems! They make a great gift for anyone on your list (doctors, teachers, friends, business associates, family!) And, actually, I’m not … Continue reading Peanut Butter Balls

Posted on May 04 2015 by

Five Mistakes Even “Good” Dieters Make!

  Are you still struggling with losing weight? Here are five mistakes even us “good” dieters make when trying to lose a few pounds and keep it off for good! 1. Eating too much healthy fat. Stay with me, here, ok? Fat has more than twice the calories of carbohydrates and protein, and it is … Continue reading Five Mistakes Even “Good” Dieters Make!

Posted on May 03 2015 by

Vitamin Supplements: God-send or Waste of Money?

Two of the questions I get asked most often include “do you take vitamin supplements” and “which ones.” Tami I was shocked, and I thought you would be too, to read about the highly-touted vitamin supplements that are listed not only as useless, but also harmful to your health. This excerpt is taken directly from … Continue reading Vitamin Supplements: God-send or Waste of Money?

Posted on May 02 2015 by

Quick and Healthy Quesadilla

I know the words “healthy” and “quesadilla” sound too good to be true, but I’m hoping this low fat, 100- calorie recipe will change your mind. I have to admit that I shy away from quesadillas when I go to a restaurant.  The wraps alone, without any cheese, can be upwards of 300+ calories…yikes! What … Continue reading Quick and Healthy Quesadilla

Posted on Mar 21 2015 by

Skinny Garlic Mashed…

…cauliflower is the perfect low-fat substitute for high-calorie, high-carbohydrate mashed potatoes. I did trick my husband with this recipe, but have to be honest and say my 16-year old son totally knew the difference.  He ate them anyway…and ended up liking them!!     Nutrition info  (makes about 2 cups)  Per cup:  75 cals, 3 g fat, 5 g … Continue reading Skinny Garlic Mashed…

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