June 13, 2021

Lowfat Peanut Butter Energy Bites

Lowfat Peanut Butter Energy Bites 12 Servings Ingredients 1 cup (96 grams) Original PB Fit Peanut Butter Powder (pat powder down)1/4 cup water2 Tbsp honey1.5 cups old fashioned oats1/4 cup semi-sweet mini chocolate chips Directions 1. Place first 3 ingredients in a bowl and mix well with a wooden spoon. 2. Add in oats and mini chocolate chips […]
June 7, 2021

Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies 12 Servings Ingredients 15 oz can of Low Sodium black beans, well rinsed and drained 2 large eggs 3 Tbsp canola oil1 tsp vanilla extract 3/4 cup cocoa powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1.5 tsp baking powder Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 9 x 9 inch pan with parchment paper […]
June 7, 2021

Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping for Success

Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping for Success Meal and snack planning will help you to stay on track with the Basic Principles. It is much easier to be successful with this program when you spend some time planning out what you will eat and then making sure you have the healthy foods available and prepped so you can […]
May 25, 2021

Southwestern Salad

Southwestern Salad 10 Servings Ingredients 1 red bell pepper, diced1 small red onion, diced2 cans black-eyed peas (15.5 oz)1 can corn (15.25 oz)3 Tbsp canola oil2 Tbsp vinegar1 tsp cumin1/4 tsp salt1/2 tsp ground black pepper1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped Directions 1. Drain and rinse the black-eyed peas and corn and place in a large bowl.2. Add rest […]
May 17, 2021

Hydrate Your Body

Hydrate Your Body As the weather is starting to get warmer, it is important to think about whether you are drinking enough water to stay well hydrated. Many people don’t pay enough attention to how much water they are drinking and tend to be somewhat dehydrated. Why is staying well hydrated so important? The human body contains on […]
May 7, 2021

Black Bean Burgers

Black Bean Burgers 8 Servings Ingredients 2 (15 ounce) cans low sodium black beans, drained, rinsed, and patted dry 1/2 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1 green bell pepper, finely chopped 1 cup yellow onion, finely chopped3 garlic cloves, minced (about 1 Tablespoon) 1 cup shredded carrots1 and 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin1 teaspoon chili powder1/2 teaspoon garlic powder1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika1/2 cup whole wheat bread crumbs or oat flour2 large eggs1 […]
May 5, 2021

Dried Apricot Oatmeal Cookies

Dried Apricot Oatmeal Cookies 36 Servings Ingredients 3/4 cup wheat flour3/4 cup all purpose flour1 tsp cinnamon1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp sea salt or kosher salt3 cups old fashioned oats1/2 cup unsalted butter3/4 cup packed light brown sugar1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce2 large eggs1 tsp vanilla extract2 cups dried apricots, cut into 1/2 inch pieces (or other dried fruit […]
May 3, 2021

Why We Overeat and How To Prevent It

Why We Overeat and How To Prevent It You’ve just finished a delicious meal at a restaurant and you are stuffed (Thanksgiving full!)—you couldn’t possibly eat another bite. And then the waiter brings by the dessert tray and you decide you have to have the cheesecake. You sit down to watch TV and grab a bag of chips […]
April 26, 2021

Turkey Taco Soup

Turkey Taco Soup 8 Servings Ingredients 1 pound ground turkey (93% lean)1 onion, chopped1 package Hidden Valley Ranch Salad Dressing and Recipe Mix1 package Less Sodium Taco Seasoning (Ortega 40% Less Sodium)1 can Low Sodium black beans1 can Reduced Sodium pinto beans2 cans S & W Mexican Style Tomatoes1 can Shoopeg corn (11 oz) Directions 1. Place ground […]