Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

Many times we are told to eat three small meals a day and snacks in between. It keeps your metabolism going and controls cravings until your next meal. However, eating the wrong foods during snack time could significantly obstruct your goal to weight loss. Sugars, artificial sweeteners, sugar alcohols, fats…
This is a perfect recipe for the month of love! Whether you avoid meat, your significant other is a vegetarian, or you have a husband like mine who needs meat at every meal, mushrooms are a meaty vegetable that are sure to satisfy everyone at the table! Ingredients: 8 ounces…
Cupcake ingredients: 1 package Mudd Creek Chocolate/Red Velvet cake mix. ¾ cup vanilla almond milk. ¾ teaspoon cider vinegar. ½ cup vanilla almond yogurt. ¼ and ⅛ cups gluten-free vegetable shortening. ½ teaspoon peppermint extract. Frosting ingredients: ½ cup gluten-free vegetable shortening ½ cup gluten-free, dairy-free margarine (Earth Balance Vegan…
Ingredients: 1 cup cashews (or nut of choice) 1 cup dried apricots or dates 1 cup shredded coconut 1⁄3 cup rolled oats 2 tablespoons agave syrup 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 3 tablespoons chia seeds ½ teaspoon ground ginger (optional) Directions: Place nuts in a food processor and process until…
Ingredients: 1 can black beans 1 can lima beans 1 can peas 1 package of gluten-free noodles 6-8 celery stalks, chopped 2 cups chopped broccoli 1 small onion, chopped 6 hard-boiled eggs 24 ounces tuna 15 ounces mayonnaise seasoned salt shredded cheese, optional Directions: Boil noodles as directed. Combine beans,…
Ingredients: ½ cup uncooked quinoa 3 cups gluten-free oats ¼ cup ground flaxseeds ½ cup chopped almonds ½ cup pepitas ½ cup dried cranberries ½ cup real maple syrup or honey ¾ cup pumpkin puree 2 teaspoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice ½ teaspoon cinnamon pinch of salt…
Ingredients: ½ cup all-natural peanut butter ⅓ cup raw honey ¼ cup organic coconut oil ⅓ cup shredded coconut 1½ cups gluten-free oats ¾ cup dairy-free chocolate chips Directions: Line 8x8 dish with parchment paper. (Don’t forget parchment or you will be digging your bars out with a fork!) In…
Ingredients: 8 peppers (any color) 1 cup brown basmati rice 1 zucchini 1 medium onion 3 garlic cloves (optional) 1 1/2 cup broccoli shreds 1 cup chopped mushrooms 1 cup diced peppers (optional) 1 cup pinto or black beans 1 jar of your favorite or homemade spaghetti sauce 3 tablespoons…
Ingredients: 2 cups strawberry Greek yogurt 1/2 cup milk of choice 1/4 cup agave 4-6 strawberries 4 drops lime essential oil 1/3 cup shredded coconut (optional) Directions: 1. Mix all ingredients in a blender. 2. Once combined, pour mixture into popsicle molds. 3. Freeze for six hours. Makes about 10…
Ingredients: 1 package Mudd Creek’s Gluten-Free Waffle & Pancake Mix 1½ cups milk 2 eggs 4 tablespoons butter, melted Fresh strawberries, cleaned and diced Mudd Creek’s Strawberry Apple Cobbler Fruit Spread, for drizzling Powdered sugar, for dusting Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Sift waffle/pancake mix into a bowl. Make a…
Ingredients: 2 cups cooked quinoa 3 spears asparagus 1 small zucchini 1 small red pepper 1 T. olive oil Sea salt and pepper 2 cups organic greens Manchego cheese ½ cup citrus vinaigrette (see recipe to right) For vinaigrette: 2 T. Dijon mustard 2 T. champagne vinegar Zest and juice…
  Ingredients: 16 oz. chicken breast 1 clove garlic ½ red onion, sliced 1 red pepper, sliced 2 T. red pesto salt and pepper 4 small, whole wheat pita pockets 2 c. fresh spinach Directions: Saute chicken, garlic, onion, pepper, pesto, salt and pepper in a nonstick pan over medium…
  Ingredients: 1 Golden Home 100% whole grain ultra thin crust ⅓ c. duck sauce 2 TB (1 TB + 1 TB) chili garlic sauce ⅓ c. Athenos reduced-fat feta cheese (crumbled) 16 oz. cooked, diced chicken breast ¼ c. Parkers natural chunky peanut butter organic red pepper, very thinly…
Ingredients for cookie mix: ¼ cup + 1/8 cup butter (or margarine), softened ¼ tsp. vanilla extract, gluten-free 1 egg 1 pkg. Mudd Creek’s Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix Cookie directions: Sift cookie mix in a bowl, set aside.  Beat butter, egg and vanilla. Add cookie mix until the batter…
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