high fiber Archive

Sweet Potato Freezer Mashies

Here’s one of those good idea… no wait, great ideas that dawns on you one day when you weren’t thinking about it. Then you spend the rest of the day wondering why you never thought about it.If I’m going to make mashed potatoes, I should make sweet potatoes and mix in cauliflower. ...Read More

Egg-cellent Avocados

I wander through Pinterest a lot when I’m bored and looking for new ideas. That’s how this whole thing started… I found this post about broiling avocados and thought to myself  ”Self, why the heck didn’t we think of that?” Then of course, I was flooded with a ton of ideas for ...Read More

Smoked Andouille Sausage Bowl

This was a meal born out of a sausage craving. I was in the mood for a little bit spicy and super filling. So I went scrounging around to see what all I could throw together to make the flavor I was looking for. So, I tossed some rice, seasonings and corn ...Read More

My Favorite Breakfast Lately

Lately my breakfast has become a pack-ahead and bring to work kind of meal. I work next door to a Whole Foods Market and I’m always on the lookout for new coupons. I love their food, but without coupons the prices just don’t compare to most other stores. (Coupon watch here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/coupons) I ...Read More

Super Waffles

This is a very basic waffle recipe with some ingredient replacements to make it healthier. I wanted to make sure to use healthy oil, flax and whole grains to kick up the protein and fiber overall. I also reduced the sugar by replacing it with a baking mix. They turned out absolutely ...Read More

Easy Gingerbread Oatmeal

Now that it’s starting to get chilly in the mornings, I love a warm breakfast. Especially a super easy one Plus, it’s December now so it’s perfectly ok to start making gingerbread flavored things (not that I’m over pumpkin season yet). So here’s what you need: 1/2 c steel-cut oats (or other ...Read More

Skinny Crisps

These sweet little treats are just enough to satisfy a craving without piling on any of the icky stuff you find in most snacks. You can pronounce all of the ingredients and the list is short. I like that a lot in a snack. I’ve had both the cinnamon flavored and the ...Read More

Soup Season!

Now that the weather is finally leaning toward the colder months ahead, it’s time to break out the crock pot. Soups, sauces, chili and stew are some fantastic choices. Plus it’s super easy to crock pot a big batch at once and have leftovers for easy, healthy lunches. Here’s how to make a ...Read More

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes Think of the typical toppings on your baked potato — butter, sour cream, maybe cheese and bacon bits. If you substitute a sweet potato, you might not need any of that. Baked sweet potatoes are so full of flavor, they require very little embellishment. This can save you loads of ...Read More

Quinoa

Quinoa Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a nutritional all-star that belongs in your weight loss plan. This whole grain has 8 grams of hunger-busting protein and 5 grams of fiber in one cup, plus it’s as easy to cook as rice. It’s also packed with nutrients such as iron, zinc, selenium, and vitamin ...Read More