Watermelon Lime Spritzer: No Sugar Added


No Sugar Added Watermelon Lime Spritzers are perfectly refreshing on a hot summer day!   What do you usually do if you have too much watermelon and the family is sick of eating it? Strawberry Lemonade comes to mind, but if you are out of lemons then that recipe will have to wait. You can {Read More…}

Pork Piccata with Kale & Lemon Sauce


  Pork piccata is a nice change from the typical chicken piccata recipe. This kale & lemon sauce is the freshest and lightest, but tastiest sauce I think I’ve ever made! You can certainly walk away from the dinner table feeling confident you’ve had a light, healthy, won’t- weigh- you- down- type of meal. The {Read More…}

Family Friendly Summer Menu 7/29/12

                    Happy Sunday!! Here’s another no oven required menu for dinners using the crock pot more this week and using shredded left over chicken from one meal to create an new dish during the week! I’m looking for some new fish recipes so if you have {Read More…}

Chocolate Oat Peanut Butter Stuffed Pancake: Gluten Free, No Sugar Added


  A Chocolate dessert for breakfast??? Well not quite dessert but it sure does look like it doesn’t it? You can definitely have it for breakfast!! YES, yes you can!!! Made with egg whites, oats and an incredible filling that tastes AMAZING, but is totally healthy I promise!     My Italian heritage strikes again. {Read More…}

Fresh Arugula Romano Salad


  Sometimes you just need a light, no fussing kind of side dish to go with a heavier meal. This is the perfect salad if you are having a pasta dish or even pizza. One cup of this yumminess will even provide you with 7 grams of protein! Often salads are made with romaine, Boston, {Read More…}

Healthier Potato Spinach Cheesy Frittata


    Looking for a quick weeknight that can be prepared in no time flat? You just need a few ingredients and this can be ready in under 30 minutes. Often frittata recipes don’t usually have potato in them. My husky hunky hubby loves potatoes! Adding some delicious red potatoes makes this a super hearty {Read More…}

High Protein Chocolate Smoothie: No Sugar Added


  Who doesn’t love chocolate??? Sneaking it in for breakfast feels almost sinful BUT this is NOT your average chocolate milkshake here!!! No guilt at all in having this for a meal or snack!! This is the most delicious high protein smoothie that will keep you full till your next meal. In fact it is {Read More…}

Cherry Peach Quinoa Salad


    If you are looking for a beautiful, but easy salad to serve to guests this would be a great choice. Not only is it delicious but it doesn’t take more than 20 minutes to pull this beauty all together. Quinoa is wonderful in the fact that it only takes 15 minutes to cook. {Read More…}

Family Friendly Summer Menu Plan 7/22/12

                    Happy Sunday to you! I’m still in Pennsylvania visiting with my brother and his family. I will be home Monday night so the hubby will be on his own for breakfast and dinners. Luckily he is a pretty good cook himself and enjoys taking over {Read More…}

Individual Protein Oat Puff Pancake: No Sugar Added


Individual Protein oat Puff pancakes are dairy free, gluten free, low carb, low calorie and delicious!   A little cupcake with frosting! NO, no quite. It’s a little protein puff pancake with a nice equal amount of protein and carbs that can be made ahead and taken on the go for a healthy in-between meal {Read More…}