The fall always makes me want soup. I love soup, and it is one of the things that is sometimes dissapointing in eating out that a food that can be so healthy is often caloric without flavor and heavy without depth. A cream soup, in my mind, can be a wonderful treat, but I don't want it often, and if I am going to have it I want it to be really worth it. At least 20 years ago my younger brother, who is a chef, made a cream of broccoli soup for Christmas that was so good I ate 3 bowls and didn't have anything else he made.
Here is a great recipe and pre or post workout snack:Ingredients:3 cups of egg whites8 oz. of organic cheddar cheese1 cup of fresh organic spinach1 can of organic mushroomsSpray muffin tins with cooking spray. Put a 1/4 cup of liquid egg whites in each of the 12 muffin tins.Divide the cooked spinach and mushrooms in each muffin holder. Sprinkle the cheese in last.
Here is a great recipe that is a healthy alternative to the traditional muffin. It is also great before or after a workout because of the healthy distribution of protein to carbohydrates.Recipe:2 ripe bananas2 cups of almond meal (I use Trader Joes)1 tsp of baking soda1 tsp of baking powder1 tsp of cinnamon1 tsp vanillapinch of salt2 eggs ( I use organic)1 tablespoon of honey (I use raw)1/2 cup of dark mini chocolate chips (Enjoy Life brand is gluten, dairy, and soy free)
We have had a rather snowy and cold winter in New England, but we can see the beginnings of spring. I actually felt happy the other day as the snow melted and I could see the mud underneath. This also means that the cold and snowy walks my dog and I have been taking will slowly be morphing into longer, less bundled, strolls in the woods. I would like to share today my recipe for granola. This is not a low calorie, low fat snack. This is something lightweight, needing no refrigeration, and packed with protein and fiber.
Try this healthy and tasty way to season your meats and save money. This particular recipe is used in a pound of boneless skinless chicken thighs for grilling:Marinade: (Used with bulk spices found at Whole Foods Market)1 tsp Tumeric (good for color and anti-inflamatory spice)1 tsp Chipotle Chili Spice1 tablespoon brown sugar1/2 tspn garlic powder2 tspn celtic sea salt1/2 tspn red pepper flakes1 tspn cumin1/2 cup apple cider or orange juice1 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
The leaves are changing, temperatures are dropping, and everywhere you go you see pumpkins. It's time for pumpkin!" But there's more to pumpkin than just pie.Ingredients1/2cup canned pumpkin1/2 frozen banana
Today I will be sharing a recipe from my gourmet nutrition book. The total cooking time for this meal should be 8 minutes. This is a great recipe to pair with any post workout meal or can be used as a snack. You will receive 36 grams of protein, 8.4 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbohydrate, 0 grams of fiber, and 0 grams of sugar. Go ahead and try this recipe out, if you enjoy it be sure to share it with family and friends. Ingredients:Sirloin steak 6oz(sliced)Salt 2 pinchesPepper 1 pinchOlive oil sprayFresh Garlic(minced) 1 tsp
Good morning everyone I'm back with one of my favortie snacks and can't wait to hear some reviews on todays recipe. This recipe comes from the ufcfit nutrition manual and serves as the perfect snack in between meals. The snack will have you feeling full while providing a good source of protein, carbs and fiber. You can take this with you to work, pack it in your kids lunch, or make for some friends while at home. Hope you all enjoy this nutrient dense snack!Ingredients:1 whole apple, sliced2 tbsp. almond butter Directions: