Strawberry ‘Cheesecake’ Stuffed French Toast – only 265 calories!

Strawberry 'Cheesecake' Stuffed French Toast - only 265 calories!

Strawberry ‘Cheesecake’ Stuffed French Toast – only 265 calories!

Macros: 265cal/25carb/4fat/31pro

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
1tsp water
1/2tsp pure vanilla extract
1/4-1/2tsp cinnamon
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.

Quick & Simple Balsamic Shrimp & Strawberry Salad!

Quick & Simple Balsamic Shrimp & Strawberry Salad!

Quick & Simple Balsamic Shrimp & Strawberry Salad!

Ingredients:
5 raw shrimp
2 sliced strawberries
14grams pecans
1/2tbsp olive oil
1tsp balsamic vinegar
1/2tsp honey
1/8-1/4tsp minced garlic
Salt
Balsamic glaze or balsamic reduction
Bowl of spring mix

Peel and devein the shrimp and rinse in cool water. In a small bowl mix together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey & minced garlic – set aside. Slice up the strawberries and layer in a bowl with the spring mix and pecans (toasting them is optional). Heat a small skillet over medium heat. Lightly salt the shrimp and once the pan is hot add in the sauce mixture and then the shrimp. Cook each side until it turns pink – be careful because they cook QUICKLY! Add shrimp to premade salad and drizzle with balsamic glaze.

Mango & Berry PROTEIN Smoothie!

Mango & Berry PROTEIN Smoothie!

Mango & Berry PROTEIN Smoothie!

Mango Layer
15grams Plant Fusion vanilla protein powder
1/2 frozen banana
1/2 fresh mango
1/2cup of orange juice
1/4cup fat free vanilla greek yogurt
1/2packet stevia
Optional: 1/8tsp xanthan gum

Berry Layer:
15grams Plant Fusion vanilla protein powder
1 cup frozen strawberries
1/2cup fresh raspberries
1/2cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1/4cup fat free vanilla greek yogurt
1/2 packet stevia
Optional: 1/8tsp xanthan gum

Blend all of the berry ingredients together and pour into a glass. Rinse out blender & blend together all of the mango ingredients. Pour mango smoothie on top of the berry layer & enjoy!

I use a Ninja Blender for all of my smoothies & I am extremely happy with it!

Cinnamon & Sugar Tortilla Bowls filled with Strawberry Greek Yogurt & fresh Fruit!

Cinnamon & Sugar Tortilla Bowls filled with Strawberry Greek Yogurt & fresh Fruit!

Cinnamon & Sugar Tortilla Bowls filled with Strawberry Greek Yogurt & fresh Fruit!

Breakfast for my little guy!

1 Ole Xtreme low carb tortilla
1tsp Paleo Butter (stay tuned for a new product spotlight, it’s amazing!)
2tbsp stevia
1tsp cinnamon
1 container of fat free strawberry Greek yogurt
Fresh fruit of choice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut two smaller circles out of the tortilla. Mix together the cinnamon and stevia on a small paper plate. Melt the Paleo Butter (@paleobutter) in the microwave for 25 seconds. Brush both sides of the tortillas with the butter and then dip them into the cinnamon sugar. Place in ramekins that have been sprayed with cooking spray and bake for 20 minutes or until crispy. Fill each cup with yogurt and top with fruit!

‘Goji Goodness’ Protein Smoothie! You may not be familiar with Goji Berries but let me tell you why you should be! See below for how awesome these little berries are!

'Goji Goodness' Protein Smoothie! You may not be familiar with Goji Berries but let me tell you why you should be! See below for how awesome these little berries are!

‘Goji Goodness’ Protein Smoothie! You may not be familiar with Goji Berries but let me tell you why you should be! See below for how awesome these little berries are!

Ingredients:

2tbsp (14grams) TruVibe Organics Goji Berries
1 frozen banana
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
1 scoop Plant Fusion vanilla protein powder
1/2 cup fat free vanilla greek yogurt
1/4tsp cinnamon
1 packet of stevia
Optional: 1/4tsp xanthan gum (makes it so creamy!)

Blend all ingredients in a blender & ENJOY!

Goji Berries are the most nutritionally dense fruit on Earth because they contain all essential amino acids and have the highest concentration of protein of any fruit. They are also loaded with vitamin C, contain more carotenoids than any other food, have twenty-one trace minerals, and are high in fiber. Boasting 15 times the amount of iron found in spinach, as well as calcium, zinc, selenium and many other important trace minerals. This amazing little superfruit also contains natural anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal compounds. Their powerful antioxidant properties and polysaccharides help to boost the immune system.

I use a Ninja Blender for all of my smoothies & I am extremely happy with it!

Strawberry French Toast stuffed with a Lemon & Honey Ricotta, topped with fresh basil – only 330 calories!

Strawberry French Toast stuffed with a Lemon & Honey Ricotta and topped with fresh basil - only 330 calories!

Strawberry French Toast stuffed with a Lemon & Honey Ricotta and topped with fresh basil – only 330 calories!

Ingredients:

2 slices of Mahler’s low carb Flax & Soy bread
80grams fresh strawberries
62grams skim ricotta cheese
2 egg whites
1oz unsweetened almond milk
1tsp honey
1/4tsp lemon zest
1/2tsp vanilla extract
1/2tsp cinnamon
1-2 packets stevia
1 basil leaf
Sugar Free Maple Syrup

Mix together the honey, lemon zest & ricotta in a small bowl – sweeten to taste with a little stevia. Cut up the strawberries and set aside.

In another small bowl beat together with a fork the egg whites, milk, cinnamon, vanilla & stevia. Dip each piece of bread into the egg mixture and cook for 2:30-3 minutes per side over medium heat.

Cut the toast on a diagonal and layer with the ricotta and strawberries. Top with some fresh basil & sugar free maple syrup.

Strawberries & Cream Ice Cream Sandwich Sundae with only 150 calories!

Strawberries & Cream Ice Cream Sandwich Sundae with only 150 calories!

Strawberries & Cream Ice Cream Sandwich Sundae with only 150 calories!

Thank you Enlightened Ice Cream (@eatenlightened) for existing! Without you, this would not have happened tonight!

Ingredients:
1 Enlightened vanilla ice cream sandwich (only 100 calories!)
50grams of fresh strawberries – cut up
2tbsp(18grams) of fat free Cool whip
Drizzle of sugar free chocolate sauce

Layer the ice cream sandwich with Cool Whip & cut up strawberries. Top with a little sugar free chocolate sauce!

Nutella & Strawberry ‘Sweet’ Omelette!

Nutella & Strawberry 'Sweet' Omelette!

Nutella & Strawberry ‘Sweet’ Omelette!

Nutella & Strawberry ‘Sweet’ Omelette for my little guy! He had no clue he was eating eggs!

1 whole egg

1 egg white

1/4tsp Better Body Foods organic pure vanilla extract

1/4tsp stevia

Pinch of cinnamon

3 strawberries – cut up

Nutella

Better Body Foods can be purchased here: http://www.betterbodyfoods.com/

 

Lightly beat eggs, vanilla, stevia & cinnamon with a fork in a small bowl. Cook over medium heat like a regular omelette. Once cooked, smear with a little Nutella, add some cut up strawberries and fold over!

Strawberry & Banana Smoothie – Quick & Simple

Strawberry & Banana Smoothie - Quick & Simple

Strawberry & Banana Smoothie – Quick & Simple!

Sometimes ‘simple’ is best!

I’ve been using a new natural sweetener lately thanks to @sarah_bakian. I’ve seen her post multiple times about @betterbodyfoods Agave Nectar so I had to try it! And since I’m always a sucker for vanilla extract, I got some of that too! I’ve been cutting out all of the honey I use and replacing it with Agave now that I know it’s a lower glycemic sweetener! http://www.betterbodyfoods.com/

1 cup of fresh or frozen strawberries (if using fresh add a few ice cubes)
1/2 a frozen banana
50 grams of @dannonyogurt Light & Fit Vanilla Greek Yogurt
1tbsp @betterbodyfoods organic Agave Nectar
1tsp @betterbodyfoods organic pure Vanilla Extract
1/4tsp xanthan gum (stabilizer/thickener – optional)

Blend everything together in a blender & enjoy!

I use a Ninja Blender for all of my smoothies & I am extremely happy with it!