November 29, 2018

Here is a healthier twist to one of my favorite Christmas cookies. This recipe uses less sugar than the traditional recipe, and replaces peanut butter with almond butter. You can still choose to use peanut butter, or any other nut butter,  just make sure it is one that...

November 27, 2018

Did you know that sweet potatoes are packed with fiber, vitamin C and vitamin A?  If you have any leftover from Thanksgiving, this is a great recipe that can be used as a side dish or appetizer.  Enjoy!

Makes 6 servings, 2 pancakes per serving


2 medium sw...

November 27, 2018

This time of the year can really hit your pockets. Never mind the additional money spent on going out to eat, holiday entertainment or purchasing the perfect gift for loved ones. I'm talking deeper than that. I'm going straight for the jugular. I'm talking about ... he...

November 16, 2018

Desserts are plentiful throughout the holiday season. This low carb, low sugar (dairy and gluten-free) dessert can help satisfy your holiday sweet tooth.

Yields 25 servings (cutting your dish into 5 rows and 5 columns)

Serving Size: 1 bar


1 Cup raw peca...

November 16, 2018

Yields 6 – 8, 1½ Cup Servings


1 medium head broccoli

1 lb. Brussel sprouts

1 Acorn squash (or other small winter squash like Kabocha, butternut, carnival, red kuri, etc.)

1 medium red onion

2 Tbsp olive oil

⅛ tsp salt

¼ tsp black pepper

1 tsp garlic powder



November 15, 2018

Yield: 6 - 1 Cup per Serving


2 lbs fresh green beans, trimmed

2 Tbsp olive oil

Non-stick cooking spray

1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced

½ Cup panko bread crumbs (can substitute almond meal)

⅓ Cup + ¼ Cup Parmesan cheese, grated

8–10 medium cremini mushrooms, thi...

November 13, 2018

Halloween has come and gone which means we have officially entered the holiday season. This can be a difficult time of the year for many people for a variety of reasons. Most of the clients that I work with are trying to eat healthier for weight loss or for medical rea...