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Drinks & Smoothies

Purple Passion Smoothie: Purple is the New Green Drink

I was so excited to make this drink as a substitute for an evening glass of wine with my hubby that I forgot to photograph Continue Reading →

Breakfast & Eggs

Oatmeal and Egg White Pancake

Print Oatmeal and Egg White Pancake Ingredients 3 Egg Whites beaten 1/2 cup of Quick Oats Dash of Cinnamon to taste 1/2 tbsp. of Butter Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

The Real Tuna Egg Salad

You can take away my bread, but this girl is from the South and the Real Mayo is not leaving the kitchen. I am using Continue Reading →

What's for Dinner?

High Fiber Turkey Loaf or as the kids say, Mystery Loaf

I love a good, juicy meatloaf!! Thinking in terms of “I Will Do Anything For Love,” I am revamping the family favorite. I know that Continue Reading →

Breakfast & Eggs

Breakfast of Champions: High Fiber Oatmeal with Fruit, Flax Seeds, Nuts and Almond Milk

Have you heard about the “Dr. Oz 28 Days to Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack Challenge?” Dr. Oz’s first step is to add 2 Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Strawberry Yogurt and Amond Milk Creamy Smoothie

I always make a large pitcher full, because the teens come running when they hear the Vita-Mix roar. Print Strawberry Yogurt and Amond Milk Creamy Continue Reading →

What's for Dinner?

Ginger Chicken, Oranges, Grapes, Dates and Almond Salad

My family loves eating Chicken Salad the day after I make a Roaster. I created this recipe to cut out the fat from Mayonnaise. It’s Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Frozen Chai Latte

Print Frozen Chai Latte Ingredients 1 Chai Tea Bag brewed in 3 cups of Boiling Water 1-1/2 cups of Almond Milk (unsweetened) Dash of Ground Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Broccoli, Berry and Nut Slaw

Everything I read says to eat Broccoli daily for good health!! I am working on few new recipes. I just can’t eat it plain everyday!! Continue Reading →

Vegetables

Black Rice with Coconut Milk, Oranges and Almonds

I found this beautiful purple rice called “Black Rice” at the farmers market. I had no clue what to do with it!! Once I got Continue Reading →

What's for Dinner?

Roasted Lemon and Fresh Herb Chicken

I’ve always roasted chickens with a buttery bread stuffing, but now that I am trying to cook healthier, I needed a new recipe. Today I Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Old Fashion Greek Cabbage Salad: Cole Slaw

I don’t often chop my own cabbage for a salad. I usually take the fast approach and buy it pre-chopped in a bag at the Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Greek Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is one of my favorite “pot-luck” picnic take along foods!! It’s healthy, colorful, low fat, high fiber and keeps well out of the Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Carrot, Raisin, Date, Walnut, Flax Seed and Greek Yogurt Salad

As part opf the “Dr. Oz 28 Days to Reduce the Risk of Heart Attack Challenge,” I’ve been looking for ways to add Flax Seeds Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Tropical Frozen Mellon, Peach, Strawberry and Banana Smoothie

Print Tropical Frozen Mellon, Peach, Strawberry and Banana Smoothie Ingredients 2 cups of Frozen Honeydew Mellon, Peaches and Strawberries (Fresh fruit if available) 3 cups Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Green Drink: Mango, Banana and Greens

This green drink was just a little TOO GREEN for my taste buds!! The arugula made it a bit peppery. For someone who likes salsa, Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Frozen Bananas

Freeze leftover fruits as a base for smoothies. Frozen fruits make the smoothie colder and creamier. When I buy bananas, there are always a few Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Strawberry, Apple & Cucumber Drink: Vita-Mix

This light and refreshing drink is perfect to sip out of a Maragrita glass while lounging by the pool…………OOPS, I meant to say after exercising Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Orange, Carrot, Apple and Cucumber Green Tea Drink: Vita-Mix

Print Orange, Carrot, Apple and Cucumber Green Tea Drink: Vita-Mix Rating: 41 Total Time: 5 minutes Ingredients 3 cups of Green Tea 10 Baby Carrots Continue Reading →

Soups & Stews

Summer Squash and Potato Soup, Low Fat

This soup mixes fresh vegetables with leftover roasted potatoes for a rich and creamy soup with minimal fat. There’s no cream or butter!! Everything is Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Asian No-Fat Cole Slaw Salad

This fabulous no-fat, no sugar Cole Slaw recipe is a spin-off on the Asian Cole Slaw at Whole Foods. It sells for around $4.99 per Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Lean and Mean Green Morning Drink: Green Tea, Flax Seeds, Carrots, Spinach, Celery and Parsley

This is my favorite morning cleansing drink. The fax seeds add extra fiber and omega-3 fats. With the flax seeds, it’s a little gritty tasting. Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Low-Fat, Low Cost, at Home, 25 cent Starbucks Cinnamon Almond Iced Frapped Coffee

Fast, Easy, Cost-Saving, Low-Fat and No Sugar……………..best of all plenty of caffeine. We had Starbucks Winter Blend in the pantry left over from Christmas!!!! Tip: Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

High Fiber Couscous, Beans, Cucumber and Fresh Parsley Salad

This is a quick an easy 10 Minute Salad. Just let the seasonings in the Near East Roasted Garlic and Olive Oil Couscous mix add Continue Reading →

Vegetables

Quick Cabbage and Fire Roasted Tomatoes

My husband loved this fast FAT-FREE Cabbage dish. I’ve always made cabbage with bacon or ham fat. Yes, I have German, Polish and Southern cooking Continue Reading →

Vegetables

Roasted Broccoli with Lemon

When I turn on the oven, I fill it!!  The other evening, when I was making pans of roasted green beans, there was room for Continue Reading →

Salads & Dressing

Cherry Tomato, Garlic and Parsley Salad…2 or 10 Plus Ways to Expand a Simple Salad

Cherry or Grape Tomatoes make a fast, easy and healthy salad with strong flavors that blend effortlessly with a little vinegar and fresh herbs. I Continue Reading →

Drinks & Smoothies

Shrek’s Fiona-tini: Green Tea, Fruit and Vegetable Drink

This Green Tea frothy drink is a perfect No-Fat, energizing, refreshing after work drink to sip by the pool. Please, no pond scum jokes!! It Continue Reading →