Kale Chips

I’ve been playing around with the making of Kale Chips for a while. You can cook them on high heat fast, or low and slow. 400 degrees for 5-8 minutes or better yet, 275 degrees for 45 minutes. Low and slow is the way to go (from my texture and tastebud standpoint). It’s fairly easy, […]

Ingredient of the Week XIX: Celery

Celery takes more effort to eat, than the calories in it! One medium sized stalk has about 7 calories with 1 gram of fiber. Once rinsed, store it with water to keep the celery fresh and hydrated! Fill it with foods like peanut butter, hummus, tuna, salmon/cream cheese for an enjoyable quick meal! Celery is […]

Ingredient of the Week XVIII: Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter is one of those foods you can eat everyday! How would you like to eat this and know you are getting protein, a good source of fiber and carbohydrate, AND good fats with every bite?! Crazy Richard’s brand, available in many groceries, is naturally nutritious, specially roasted and ground, 100% peanuts! It contains […]

Black Bean & Pumpkin Brownie

  Print Black Bean & Pumpkin Brownies Author: Bert Serves: 20-24   This happened by accident and REALLY came out amazing! It’s another version of the original “Black Bean Brownie”; by Bert! Around 200 calories each and over 5g of Protein. You will fool the children! And adults are kids too, right?! Ingredients 1½ cups raw ground […]

Ingredient of the Week XV: Mushroom

Mushrooms are a fantastic source of Potassium – one portabella has more than a banana! They are also a natural source of Vitamin D and contain Vitamin B too! Keep mushrooms in a paper bag in the refrigerator to retain freshness. Mushrooms contain more protein than most vegetables and are considered “meat” for vegetarians. 3oz […]