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Red Bean Burger with Roasted Red Pepper Salsa

Because a black bean burger is SO last decade. Get with the program and try some veggie burgs with alternative legumes like kidney beans, lentils, and chickpeas! Bean burgers are super versatile. For any recipe, you just need a combo of smashed beans + egg + bread crumbs + spices. Red Bean Burger with Roasted…   Read More»

Quick and Easy Whole Grain Honey Bread

This is a quick baking bread, no rising time needed. It’s dense, slightly sweet, and perfect for toast. I had a piece every morning last week along with a banana or a cup of berries for breakfast. As far as homemade (and healthy) bread goes, this is probably the easiest recipe you can get. Perfect if…   Read More»

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

This recipe is definitely a fan favorite– I’ve made it at least 15 times. Even your hard-core “a meal is not a meal without meat” friends will be pleased with these hearty and fulfilling peppers. I used quinoa this time to increase the protein, but I’ve also used brown rice and it works just as well….   Read More»

Lemon Raspberry Almond Muffins

Do you crave something sweet in the mornings? Are jelly-filled donuts or raspberry scones your weakness? Well, I have the recipe for you. It’s whole grain and full of fiber and has about half the calories and sugars as a muffin or donut from your local coffee shop (or worse– gas station). Make these ahead…   Read More»

“Now That Looks Like a Man Sandwich….”

Looks can be deceiving. Despite resembling a greasy high-fat burger, this is actually a very healthy veggie sandwich. The best veggie sandwich you’ve ever had. I call it indulgence on a diet. Toasted Caprese Slamwich Prep Time: 10-15 minutes. Serves 4 10 oz sliced mushrooms 1/2 of a small onion, sliced 4 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette 2…   Read More»

Tomato Basil Quinoa Burgers

Who doesn’t love burgers when the sun is shining? And yes, I’m officially obsessed with quinoa. And why shouldn’t I be? It’s high in fiber, low in calories and packed with protein and other nutrients. Tomato Basil Quinoa Burgers Prep time: 35 minutes. Makes 4 Burgers 1 cup of cooked quinoa 1 can of kidney…   Read More»

Grilled Tuscan Salad with Balsamic Croutons

It’s summer, so it’s salad season. But aren’t you tired of those same old boring salads? I know I am, so here’s a twist that everyone will love, especially the guys since you get to use the grill! I often tell my clients to steer clear of croutons, but as with most things if you…   Read More»

Green Lentil Curry

I’ve finally made my own lentil curry and it wasn’t hard at all! I was always too intimidated to make my own, I thought it was too much work or I needed some special set of skills to make a good curry. I’m glad I finally tried it, and I’m sure this will be the…   Read More»

Albacore Tuna Patties with Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

I had some whole wheat sandwich pockets leftover yesterday and needed to find a way to use them up, but I was too hungry to take the time to run to the grocery store. I ended up whipping up this simple recipe with common ingredients I already had on hand, and you probably do too….   Read More»

Skinny Burgers!

This is one delicious (and super healthy) Mediterranean meal! If you have this instead of a traditional cheeseburger, you’ll save about 500 calories and 25 grams of saturated fat (the not-so-good stuff). A Five Guys Cheeseburger has about 840 calories and 55g of fat (26.5 saturated). My Skinny Burgers have about 296 calories and 1.5g-6g of saturated…   Read More»

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