August 4, 2022

Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter Powder

Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter Powder 1 Serving Ingredients 1 small ripe banana1/2 cup old-fashioned oats1/2 cup nonfat milk2 Tbsp (1/2 ounce) peanut butter powder1/2 tsp ground cinnamon Directions 1. Mash banana in cereal bowl with a fork.2. Add remaining ingredients and stir until well mixed.3. Cover bowl and put it in the refrigerator for at least 8 […]
July 20, 2022

Bulgur Wheat and Fennel Salad

Bulgur Wheat and Fennel Salad 4 Servings Ingredients 1⁄4 cup medium-grind bulgur wheat1/2 cup frozen shelled peas, thawed1 15.5 oz. can reduced-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed2 med. Fennel heads, halved, then cut into thin half- moons1⁄4 cup fennel fronds, finely chopped4 Tbsp fresh lemon juice1 Tbsp olive oil1⁄2 bunch of flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped1⁄4 t. salt Directions […]
July 1, 2022

Low Fat Peanut Butter Swirled Brownies

Low Fat Peanut Butter Swirled Brownies 16 Servings Ingredients For brownies:1/2 cup peanut butter powder (pat down the powder, 2 oz)1/2 cup cocoa powder1/2 cup flour1 tsp baking soda1/4 tsp salt2 large eggs1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce2 tsp vanilla extract1/3 cup sugar1/2 cup semisweet mini chocolate chips For peanut butter swirl:4 oz peanut butter powder (just under 1 cup)2 […]
June 24, 2022

You Can Learn Moderation!

You Can Learn Moderation! “Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.”  Marcus Tullius Cicero Moderation is defined as the avoidance of excess or extremes in behavior or expression; observing reasonable limits. Many of you have probably experienced that extreme restriction does not tend to work for trying to lose weight since it can lead to […]
June 18, 2022

High Protein Peanut Butter Mug Cake

High Protein Peanut Butter Mug Cake 1 Serving Ingredients 1/4 cup (1 oz) peanut butter powder1/2 tsp baking powder1 tsp maple syrup1/2 tsp vanilla extract2 Tbsp non fat milk1 Tsp (0.5 oz) semisweet chocolate chips Directions 1. Mix all ingredients in a microwave safe mug or ramekin. (I used a 4 inch ramekin). The batter should be about […]
June 6, 2022

Garlic Chicken and Potatoes

Garlic Chicken and Potatoes 8 Servings Ingredients 2 pounds yellow potatoes, sliced thinly1 pound carrots, cut into thin sticks of sliced thinly2 pounds chicken breasts1 packet of Grill Mates Garlic, Herb and Wine Marinade Mix 8 cloves garlic minced 1 Tbsp white vinegar 2 Tbsp olive oil 1/3 cup water Directions 1. Layer the sliced potatoes in the […]
May 30, 2022

Carrot Lentil Casserole

Carrot Lentil Casserole 10 Servings Ingredients 1 large onion, chopped 1.5 cups finely chopped carrots (about 2 large carrots) 3/4 cup dry lentils 3/4 cup brown rice, uncooked 1 large green bell pepper, chopped 15 oz can of no salt added tomato sauce 14.5 oz can of no salt added diced tomatoes, undrained 1.5 tsp garlic powder 1 […]
May 24, 2022

Veggie Sloppy Joes

Veggie Sloppy Joes 8 Servings Ingredients 1 large onion, diced1 green bell pepper, diced 6 cloves of garlic, diced 2 large carrots, diced 8 oz package of tempeh 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 envelope dry onion soup mix 1/2 tsp ground cumin 15.5 oz can of low sodium pinto beans, drained and slightly mashed 16 oz can of […]
May 6, 2022

Mushroom and Barley Soup

Mushroom and Barley Soup 8 Servings Ingredients 12 ounces portobello mushrooms, diced 3 medium carrots, chopped 3 stalks of celery, chopped 1 large onion, chopped 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 cup medium pearl barley 1 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp pepper 2 tsp salt 4 cups low sodium beef broth 4 cups low sodium chicken broth Directions 1. […]