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Pumpkin Cheese & Mac Muffins

This recipe is easier than it sounds. It's a great way to get a well balanced meal with out overdoing it on the portions. We are so tempted to take a few scoops of pasta when pouring on our plate. So these pasta muffins are the perfect size..all you need it 2! :) Ingredients:4 cups cooked whole wheat pasta1 tbsp whole wheat flour1 cup almond milk1 cup low-fat or fat-free chedder cheese1/2 cup canned pumpkin1 egg1 egg whitechopped spinachchopped zuccinichopped mushroomscinnamon

Spicy Veggie Meatballs

Meatballs are a great source of protein and can be paired with whole wheat pasta, on a whole wheat roll, or by themselves. By adding veggies into the meatball you add in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Put as many or as little vegetables in as you would like....the more the better! Ingredients:1lb ground Lean chicken or Turkey2 eggsChopped SpinachMushroomsdiced celerydiced onionsdiced tomatoesGarlic PowderParmesan CheeseHot sauce (optional) 

Greek Yogurt Recipes

Greek yogurt is a great anytime snack. Try opting for non-fat plain greek yogurt and adding in fruit and spices for flavor and variety. I always use non-fat plain greek yogurt since I'm adding lots of yummy ingredients. Watch your portions..use tiny dishes! Pumpkin Greek Yogurtnon-fat plain greek yogurtcanned pumpkinhoneycinnamonpumpkin pie spice Apple Cinnamon Greek Yogurtnon-fat plain greek yogurtunsweetened applesauce

Greek Yogurt Recipes

Greek yogurt is a great anytime snack. Try opting for non-fat plain greek yogurt and adding in fruit and spices for flavor and variety. I always use non-fat plain greek yogurt since I'm adding lots of yummy ingredients. Watch your portions..use tiny dishes! Pumpkin Greek Yogurtnon-fat plain greek yogurtcanned pumpkinhoneycinnamonpumpkin pie spice Apple Cinnamon Greek Yogurtnon-fat plain greek yogurtunsweetened applesauce

Best Post Workout Snacks

It's so important to eat something after you workout. A combination of Carbs and Protein is crucial to help your muscles stay toned and your body to recover! 

Sweet and Skinny Cream Cheese Frosting

Cream Cheese frosting goes great on Pumpkin Cupcakes. As I was making my cupcakes this morning I decided to experiment with a healthier version...and it worked! It tastes sweet with half the calories and fat of a regular recipe. Ingredients:Light Cream CheeseTruvia SweetenerVanilla ExtractHoney 

Egg, Spinach & Mushroom Muffins

Breakfast IS the most important meal of the day!! To make sure you eat something make these easy egg muffins. Pair it with a piece of fruit and a slice of whole wheat bread.  Ingredients:EggsSpinachMushrooms options: Any kind of veggie can be added into your egg. Directions:

Buffalo Cauliflower---> Healthy Tailgating

Buffalo wings, chicken tenders, shrimp...etc. are  popular tailgating and party appetizers. Buffalo Cauliflower is a lighter and healthier option that is still spicy, crispy, and quick to prepare! Ingredients:1 head cauliflower Batter:dash of hot sauce1/2 cup whole wheat flour1/2 cup waterpinch salt Buffalo Sauce:1/4 cup hot sauce1/4 cup olive oilpinch salt 

Quick & Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

I have a sweet tooth...especially for Dark Chocolate. So sometimes I really want something sweet, but I always try to keep it healthy! This is an  easy recipe to make ONE BIG & WARM OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIE.  It takes a few minutes to stir all ingredients together then you pop it in the microwave for about 1 minute and enjoy! Ingredients:1/4 cup quick rolled oats1tsp brown sugar1 tbsp whole wheat flour1 egg white1/2 tsp vanilla extract1/4 tsp baking powder1 tsp cinnamon1 tbsp raisins 

Mushroom Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad is great on a sandwhich or eaten by itself with a side of vegetables or fruit. I like adding some veggies into my chicken and tuna salads for extra nutritional value and I always use GREEK YOGURT instead of mayo.... Ingredients:Cooked or canned shredded chicken (if canned,  make sure you drain it first)non-fat vanilla greek yogurt --> I love the sweetness from the vanillachopped portobella mushroomscrushed red pepper flakescracked black pepperdiced onions 
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