Tagged with low calorie

Rosemary Apple Pizza- 95 calories per slice

Rosemary Apple Pizza- 95 calories per slice

Opolo Vineyards in Paso Robles, Ca is widely known for their deep red wines like their Mountain Zinfandel and Montana Mare but this summer they’re celebrating something a little lighter. The winemakers of Opolo have released their first ever Chardonnay and you can taste it and take some home for yourself today. Opolo is the perfect … Continue reading »

No Bake Pain Relieving Oatmeal Balls

No Bake Pain Relieving Oatmeal Balls

In the quest to create high quality, uncooked snacks for pain relief I came across a recipe for no bake peanut butter balls. I tweaked this recipe, adding more oats, replacing the peanut butter with almond butter and adding loads of nutritious ingredients. The result were these three recipes, all three are high in Omega … Continue reading »

Citrus Mojito Soda

Citrus Mojito Soda

The combination of lime, mint and seltzer has hit me hard and stayed with me. It was inevitable that I would make a soda water infused with these lovely flavors. Remember, it won’t taste like an actual mojito (wouldn’t that be great?) it’s a light “infused” flavor, and it’s sure to whisk you away from … Continue reading »

A Collection of Skinny Salad Dressings

A Collection of Skinny Salad Dressings

Every time I visit the grocery store I see a minimum of two people staring at rows and rows of preservative filled salad dressings. I want to shout out to them “you already have everything to make salad dressing at home.” So put aside the dressings that will stay good for a year and make … 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 »

Veggie Packed Stuffing – 186 calories

Veggie Packed Stuffing – 186 calories

This recipe is from my monthly column at North County LIFE, a local newspaper. I had requests to share it here, what a wonderful idea! Here for all of you is my newest recipe. Veggie Packed Stuffing The key here is this dish is 50% bread and 50% fruits and vegetables, cutting the calories and … Continue reading »

Weight Loss Struggles: Party Time!

Weight Loss Struggles: Party Time!

So, you have mastered your diet, you feel in control of your food intake. Then you go to a party and everything served is processed, junk and just not good for you food… what do you do? I have this happen all the time, plus I travel a lot and stay in hotels or at … Continue reading »

Day Spa Mango Mojito Water

Day Spa Mango Mojito Water

On some of the comment boards people have been confused that these zero calorie all natural drinks will be as sweet as a soda, they are not. This is a hint of a flavor, but a great way to train your taste buds to like water. Try it out yourself, but have an open mind … Continue reading »

Apple Cinnamon Glazed Donuts- 49 calories

Apple Cinnamon Glazed Donuts- 49 calories

I grew up around donuts thanks to my family’s donuts shop Foster’s Donuts in Simi Valley Ca. I remember having birthday parties behind the counter and the smell of warm donuts, perhaps it wired me with a sweet tooth but the thought of giving up my round doughy little friends was torture. Something had to … Continue reading »