Holiday Drinks

  Although we’re not much for cold weather, were fans of the winter holiday season and all of the socializing and celebrations!  Of course, they also present a challenge as temptation seems to be everywhere. Delicious holiday food–desserts are what are most tempting for us– and for many, alcoholic beverages are the most alluring and […]

Curried Sweet Potato-Apple Soup

Need a fantastic appetizer? Try our Curried Sweet Potato-Apple Soup! With only 182 calories and 4 grams of fiber per serving, pair a half-serving of this soup with some left over turkey in a small whole-wheat pita pocket. Add some veggies on the side and you’ll have a great light lunch for the day after […]

Pumpkin Pancakes

We’re officially pumpkin obsessed–all year round!  How can we not be? The pumpkin flesh has a delicious flavor and one-half cup has just 40 calories, a whooping four grams of fiber and more than your daily need for beta carotene! One of our favorites is pumpkin pancakes.  And this recipe is a fave of ours […]

Get Lean with Quinoa

Tired of making the same old side dish? Switch it up with this quinoa recipe. If you’ve never tried quinoa, now’s the time to start. Quinoa has become one of our favorite superfoods- not only is it a great source of protein and fiber, but it is also gluten-free. Lyssie’s been having it with her […]

Mango-Grape Guacamole

Guacamole is a great source of healthy fats, but some recipes also add tons of extra unhealthy fats and calories by adding unnecessary ingredients such as sour cream. Make sure your guacamole has no unwanted ingredients by making the dip yourself. Here’s one of our favorite recipes: Mash up 3 Hass avocados. Slice two mangoes […]

Whole Grain Crepes

              Whole Grain Crepes Crepes are a great foundation for many dishes.  They can be filled with something savory (spinach and feta) or sweet (summer berries with light cream, like we did above).  You can make the batter ahead of time and keep it stored in the refrigerator for […]