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Skinny Orange Dream Smoothie- 129 calories

Skinny Orange Dream Smoothie- 129 calories

Metabolism…. start your engine! This Orange Dream Smoothie is packed full of metabolism boosting ingredients! Oranges are full of Vitamin C which is known to boost your metabolism, as is Greek yogurt at Almond milk. Talk about a power trio! Make this and many more Metabolism Boosting Meals and before you know it you will be … Continue reading »

Skinny Almond Latte- 47 calories

Skinny Almond Latte- 47 calories

I get questions daily asking what kind of coffee creamer I use, but I don’t use one… I just make myself a fancy latte in under 2 minutes! All you need to make these lattes is a small whisk and a minute or two of you time. Try them out yourself, want a vanilla latte? Just … Continue reading »

Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Loaf- 115 calories

Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Loaf- 115 calories

I started out making Whole Wheat bread, but when it came to shape the loaf I was bored with the same old combo and feeling nostalgic and always a little kitsch, I went for an old favorite. This loaf reminds me of my childhood, so aromatic and sweet. Make this for Christmas morning, or give … Continue reading »

Step By Step Videos- Lavender Orange Scones

Step By Step Videos- Lavender Orange Scones

We upgraded our video camera, the quality is 100% better and  you can actually hear me. For my loyal readers you may remember this recipe, it is very  popular and anytime I can help out a local farmer I am eager to do it. The people who run Central Coast Lavender are wonderful, I took my … Continue reading »

Nutty Banana Roll Ups- 88 calories

Nutty Banana Roll Ups- 88 calories

Here is a snack you will love as much as your kids will. Bananas are full of potassium and the almond butter is lower in calories and sugar than peanut butter but still high in protein. I love almond butter, it has a chocolate taste and goes great with bananas and toast for breakfast. You … Continue reading »

Lavender Orange Scones- 153 calories

Lavender Orange Scones- 153 calories

These are my new favorite scones, not only does my house smell like the french countryside but they are so good my daughter gobbled up two! Lavender soothes an upset tummy, calms nerves and helps with depression and anxiety. I am lucky enough to live in an area that produces lavender, I can get it … Continue reading »

Boston Cream Pie Parfait- 317 calories

Boston Cream Pie Parfait- 317 calories

Can you think about anything better than chocolate for breakfast? I have a jar of Homemade Fat Free Chocolate Syrup in the fridge calling my name, so I tossed this together for a protein packed, filling, chocolatey breakfast. You can also split this into 4 servings and serve it as dessert. Keep this in mind when … Continue reading »

Blended Mocha Cappuccino- 122 calories

Blended Mocha Cappuccino- 122 calories

I had a friend come over who loves Starbucks, so this was my excuse to come up with a low-calorie substitution… like I really need an excuse! It is delicious and easy, has protein and calcium and really gives you that kick of caffeine you craving. I made it with my Fat Free Chocolate Syrup, … Continue reading »

Orange Dream Parfait- 250 calories

Orange Dream Parfait- 250 calories

Not only is this sinfully delicious, it is sinfully easy to make too! I used Cherry Almond Biscotti cookies, but you could use any crunchy cookie. Try to get an Organic jam for this, usually you can get some great organic jams at local Farmer’s Markets, otherwise Trader Joe’s, Henry’s or even your local grocery store … Continue reading »

Cherry Almond Biscotti- 67 calories

Cherry Almond Biscotti- 67 calories

Can you think of any better afternoon snack than a Biscotti cookie and a cup of tea? This was my first try at my favorite cookie and it was a home run! Crunchy and sweet with a strong almond hit that will make your eyes roll in the back of your head with the first … Continue reading »

Strawberry Banana Yogurt- 179 calories

Strawberry Banana Yogurt- 179 calories

Here is a 2 minute, easy breakfast you can feel good about. Instead of grabbing a preservative filled, hot pink yogurt by Yoplait, Dannon, Activia make your own! It is as easy as one, two three! You know what is in it and you can control the sugar better, plus fresh strawberries and bananas are … Continue reading »

Strawberry Shortcake Waffles- 135 calories

Strawberry Shortcake Waffles- 135 calories

Does it get better than strawberries inside and on top of waffles? These are fantastic and easy too, I got everything ready the night before. I combined the dry ingredients and covered them up, the wet ingredients in a separate bowl covered and placed in the fridge and the sauce all the night before, I … Continue reading »

Cherry Almond Scones- 269 calories

Cherry Almond Scones- 269 calories

I made these this morning and my entire house smells like almonds, so yummy! I love making these and storing them in the fridge for quick on the run breakfasts, they also freeze well. Some of my blog readers can not have nuts in their diets, I recommend using low-fat Buttermilk in place of the … Continue reading »

Banana Almond Toast, only 200 calories

Banana Almond Toast, only 200 calories

Today I wanted to share my current favorite breakfast, it is quick and easy and ohhh so yummy! What you will need: Slice of whole wheat bread 1 TBSP almond butter 1/2 banana sliced Pop the bread in the toaster, spread w/ almond butter, top w/ bananas.  This filling meal is packed full of potassium, … Continue reading »