Strawberry ‘Cheesecake’ Stuffed French Toast – only 265 calories!
2 slices of Mahler’s low carb/high protein bread
100g fresh strawberries – diced
45g fat free plain cream cheese
1 egg white
1oz unsweetened almond milk
1/2tsp pure vanilla extract
1 stevia packet
Optional: sugar free maple syrup
In small microwave safe bowl mix together 35g of the diced strawberries with the stevia packet & water. Microwave for 25-30 seconds and then mash with a fork. Mix in the cream cheese until well combined – set aside. Whisk the egg, milk, cinnamon & vanilla together in a small bowl. Dip each piece of bread in the egg mixture and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes per side. Spread the cream cheese on one piece of the French toast, top with strawberries and the remaining piece of toast. Serve with sugar free maple syrup.
Spicy Sriracha Shrimp & Zucchini Noodles – Quick and Simple!
5oz zucchini noodles (I use the Paderno Spiralizer & love it)
6-7 raw large shrimp – peeled & deveined
2tbsp soy sauce
1tbsp balsamic vinegar
1tsp lime juice
1/2 tsp sriracha sauce
1/2tsp olive oil
1/2tsp minced garlic
1/4 a red bell pepper – diced
1 green onion stalk -diced
Fresh Ground Pepper
Mix together the soy, balsamic vinegar & lime juice in a small bowl and set aside. Heat a small skillet over medium heat with 1tsp of olive oil. Season the raw shrimp with some fresh ground pepper. When the oil is hot, add in the garlic and quickly sauté for 30-60 seconds. Add in the sauce and allow to bubble for a few minutes and thicken. Once the sauce has thickened, add in the red pepper and shrimp and cook 2-3 minutes until completely pink on both sides and cooked through. Stir in the noodles and remove from heat. Serve garnished with the green onion.
Quick & Simple lightened up Chicken Salad Wrap with Quinoa, Grapes, Pecans & Feta – yummy!
1 Ole Xtreme low carb wrap
3oz store bought rotisserie chicken – shredded
1/4cup precooked tricolor quinoa
7 red grapes – halved
7grams crumbled feta cheese
5grams chopped pecans
2tbsp fat free greek yogurt – plain or vanilla (I used vanilla because I like the extra sweetness)
1tsp fresh lemon juice
1tsp olive oil
1/2tsp vinegar (I used pomegranate)
Fresh ground pepper
Handful of spring mix
In a small bowl mix together the yogurt, oil, vinegar & lemon juice until well combined – add fresh ground pepper to taste. In a separate bowl mix together the chicken, grapes, pecans and quinoa. Pour the sauce over the chicken mixture and stir until evenly coated. Season with some more pepper or salt if you choose. You’ve probably noticed by now that I RARELY add salt to dishes, it’s just a personal preference. Lay the tortilla flat & layer with the spring mix, chicken mix & then feta cheese. Roll up tightly and cut!
Kiwi & Cantaloupe PROTEIN Smoothie!
1 scoop Plant Fusion Vanilla protein powder
1cup orange juice
1/4 a whole cantaloupe (I cut mine up and froze it the night before)
1/2 frozen banana
1tsp Pineapple Coconut Dasani Water flavor enhancer drops (could sub lemon/lime juice)
1 stevia packet
Blend everything together in a blender & enjoy!
I use a Ninja Blender for all of my smoothies & I am extremely happy with it!
Triple Chocolate frozen Cheesecake with only 140 calories – perfect low calorie summer time treat!
Triple Chocolate frozen Cheesecake with only 140 calories – perfect clean cheat!
33grams fat free Philadelphia Cream Cheese
18grams fat free Cool Whip
3/4tsp TruVibe Organics Cacao Powder
1 packet of stevia
1/2oz Amber Lyn Chocolates Sugar Free Dark Chocolate Chunks
Sugar Free Chocolate Sauce
Place chocolate in an unsealed zip lock back and melt in the microwave for 45-60 seconds or until melted. Once melted, snip off the corner of the bag and squeeze into the bottom of a silicone muffin cup. Place in freezer to allow chocolate to set.
In a small bowl mix together the cream cheese and cool whip until well combined. Next add in the cacao powder & stevia and stir until smooth. Add to the muffin cup on top of the chocolate and place back in freezer for at least 2 hours. Enjoy with some sugar free chocolate sauce. Perfect low calorie summer time treat!
Mediterranean stuffed Chicken Breasts!
4tbsp plain greek yogurt
1tsp olive oil
Zest/juice from half a lemon
1tsp minced garlic
1/4tsp black pepper
1/4tsp red pepper flakes
Dash of cumin & cinnamon
2 (6oz) raw chicken breasts pounded flat
1oz feta cheese
1/4 red bell pepper
2 sun dried tomatoes in oil
4 kalamata olives
Flat leaf parsley
In a small bowl mix together all of the marinade ingredients and set aside.
Place chicken breasts between 2 pieces of plastic wrap and pound flat. Season both sides of chicken with salt & fresh ground pepper. Place chicken breasts in a zip lock bag with the marinade, turn to coat and refrigerate overnight or at least 4 hours.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut zucchini, red pepper & sun dried tomatoes into strips. Toss the zucchini & red pepper with a little olive oil and salt/pepper. Quarter the olives. Lay chicken breasts flat add cheese, olives, tomatoes and then the vegetables and fold up each side of chicken. Secure the top shut with tooth picks. Bake for 20-22 minutes on a foil lined baking sheet or until chicken is cooked through. Top with some chopped flat leaf parsley.
Quick & Simple 175 calorie ‘Tropical’ stuffed French Toast! Who said eating low calorie had to suck?!
2 slices Sara Lee 45 calorie wheat bread
70grams Dannon Light & Fit fat free vanilla greek yogurt
50grams fresh strawberries – cut up
1 egg white
1oz unsweetened vanilla almond milk
SPECIAL INGREDIENT – 1/4tsp Pineapple Coconut Dasani Flavor Enhancer Drops
1/4tsp Better Body Foods organic pure vanilla extract
1.5-2grams reduced fat shredded coconut (I got mine at Whole Foods)
1 packet of stevia
Mix the greek yogurt with the 1/4tsp Dasani drops & half of the shredded coconut – set aside.
In a small bowl whisk together the egg white, milk, cinnamon & vanilla. Dip each piece of bread in the egg mixture and cook over medium heat for 2-2:30 minutes per side. While the French toast is cooking, mix the strawberries together with a packet of stevia. Cut toast diagonally and layer with yogurt & cut up fresh strawberries. Top with the remaining shredded coconut!