Recipes

Healthier Morning Muffins

Healthier Morning Muffins

Looking for “healthier” breakfast items I found this one from Dr Mark Hyman’s 10 Day Detox Prep Time:15 Minutes   Cook Time: 10-15 Minutes   Serves:  6 Ingredients ¾ cup almond flour 2 tablespoons coconut flour 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon coriander powder (you could also use ground cumin) ½ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon sea salt ¼…

Blueberry Mojito

Blueberry Mojito

I found this recipe from “all day I dream about food” these low carb blueberry mojitos are the perfect accompaniment to your healthy Fourth of July celebrations. Ingredients 3/4 cup fresh blueberries 3 to 4 tbsp  honey or maple syrup or you could use some stevia 1/4 cup packed mint leaves 1 cup white rum…

Healthier Oven Fried Chicken

Healthier Oven Fried Chicken

I’m always trying to find recipes that don’t use white flour or white rice or white sugar but rather use less processed, low carb ingredients.  I found this one from  Oleana of ifoodreal.com Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes Ingredients 10 chicken pieces, breasts, drumsticks, wings, thighs …

How to Make Sun Tea

How to Make Sun Tea

As the mercury rises in summer, a great way to make some tea without heating up your kitchen is to use the power of the sun to make sun tea. It’s really easy! Put 4 to 8 tea bags into a clean 2 quart or gallon glass container (4 teabags for a 2 quart container,…

3 Ingredient Banana Pancakes

3 Ingredient Banana Pancakes

Mashed banana, eggs and cinnamon make for tender, rich grain-free pancakes. Drizzle with maple syrup, honey or yogurt, even peanut butter or scatter fresh fruit over the top for a yummy quick breakfast (BTW they reheat well!) Ingredients 1 banana 2 eggs 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions Heat a large nonstick or well-seasoned cast-iron skillet…

Healthier Mac and Cheese

Healthier Mac and Cheese

I’ve been craving comfort foods and my philosophy is not deprive myself but just find healthier versions.  Here is one that I tried and it’s VERY yummy.  I modified the recipe from the Eating Bird Food Website INGREDIENTS 1 box (8 oz) of pasta – I used 2 cups whole grain elbow macaroni but you…

Healthier Oatmeal Cookies

Healthier Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients 3  ripe bananas 2  cups rolled oats 1   cup raisins 1/3  cup no sugar added applesauce 1  teaspoon vanilla extract 1  teaspoon Cinnamon Options- dark chocolate chips, nuts or coconut or anything healthy add a nice twist –  about ½ cup each Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a…

Best Ever Cauliflower Stuffing

Best Ever Cauliflower Stuffing

This low-carb cauliflower stuffing I found proves that you don’t necessarily need bread to make an amazing stuffing.  Your guests will get loads of veggies too! INGREDIENTS 1 large head Cauliflower (cut into small florets) 1 large Onion (sliced) 1/4 cup Celery (chopped thinly) 2 cloves Garlic (minced) 1/4 cup Olive oil (can also use…

Healthier Apple Crisp

Healthier Apple Crisp

Recipe From:  Detoxinista.com Serves 6-8 Ingredients: Filling: 2 pounds apples, cored and sliced 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice 1/4 cup pure maple syrup (make sure it’s pure and if you can find grade b it may have more nutrients) 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon sea salt TOPPING OPTIONS  Almond Flour…

Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes

Chipotle Smashed Sweet Potatoes

I love sweet potatoes but the traditional  Thanksgiving ones with all the brown sugar and marshmallows will send your blood sugar into a unnecessary spike.  I’ve been using the recipe that I got from Alton Brown (foodnetwork.com) for years and everyone loves it and doesn’t miss the added sugar. Ingredients 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled…

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

We love tortilla soup but it can be full of carbs if you aren’t careful.  This one is loaded with veggies for an extra boost of vitamins and fiber.   I do serve it with warm or even baked whole grain for some extra flavor.   Oh and a margarita is a nice treat.  Enjoy Yield 6…

Watermelon Ice Cubes

Watermelon Ice Cubes

Looking for a low calories drink that tastes yummy?  Try these watermelon ice cubes! Ingredients 2 cups chopped watermelon Juice from 1 lime Get Creative and add any of the following ½ cup pineapple tidbits or pineapple juice (No Sugar Added) 2 tablespoons coconut water Handful of mint Directions Add all ingredients to a blender…

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Cauliflower Pizza Crust makes 1 large crust Recipe courtesy of Detoxonista Ingredients: 4 cups raw cauliflower rice 1 egg, beaten 1/3 cup soft goat cheese (chevre) 1 teaspoon dried oregano pinch of salt Directions: Preheat your oven to 400F Step 1: Begin by making your cauliflower “rice.” Simply pulse batches of raw cauliflower florets in…