Easy Food, Try This Recipe! Erika’s Easy Cheesy Chips

What does a “snacker” like me enjoy? My own, low fat baked version of chips. I know exactly how they are made and what is in them! That way I am not surprised with added preservatives, calories, or processing. Total time from start to finish is approximately 10 minutes. ENJOY! I only make what I plan to eat so that I do not over indulge because …

Exseedingly Good News

 Exseedingly Good News By Erika White, Fitness Motivator & Creator of Fitzone There is much hub-bub about the benefits of nuts, but many miss the importance of adding seeds to their diet for an additional nutritional punch. Seeds, like nuts, are high in fiber, Vitamin E, and monounsaturated fats that can help in keeping your heart healthy. …

Erika’s Mediterranean Tuna

While training for my fitness competition, I had to find a fun way to jazz up boring, watery tuna.  I love Oasis products because the products are all natural and I enjoy the health benefits from the Mediterranean diet; so, I decided to infuse the taste with my tuna for a protein punch! I recently whipped up this refreshing recipe on Rebecca Regnier’s …

Greek Pita Pizza Featured on Full Plate

Greek Pita Pizza  Pizza is as American as Apple Pie, so why not add a little Mediterranean twist with some Greek sizzle? Separately each of these ingredients are delicious, but put them together and now you have flavor power! This pizza is not only inexpensive to make,  but easy to make. This is easily a family favorite that is healthy as it is …

Lindsey’s Homemade Granola Bars

This recipe is not only fun, but leaves plenty of room for the imagination! Recently cooked up on Rebecca Regnier’s Full Plate, we are sharing this awesome recipe that makes the boxed versions move on over!     INGREDIENTS 2 Cups-Quick Oats  1/2 Cup-Brown Sugar or Splenda Brown Sugar Blend 1/2 Cup-Peanut Butter, Nut Butter, …

Erika’s Dreamy White Chicken Chilli

Chili is the one dish that I feel can be eaten all year long! Not only is it low fat, but it is also easy make and taste even better served as leftovers ! I love the little “twist” this recipe gives to the traditional ground meat, tomato based versions. Serve it as a main dish or as a beginner to a meal…the one thing I can promise, no leftovers!   4 …

Zucchini Spaghetti with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

    Zucchini Spaghetti with Pumpkin Seed Pesto Recipe Type: Vegan Cuisine: American Author: Chef Mary J Hayes Prep time: 2 hours Cook time: 35 mins Total time: 2 hours 35 mins Serves: 4 to 6 Add this healthy kick to your lifestyle change! Ingredients Pumpkin Seed Pesto 1 cup Pumpkin Seeds (soaked in water for at …

Step Three, Fiber Up!

21 Day Soda Pop Challenge “Eat more fiber!” You’ve probably heard this phrase before, but do you know why fiber is so good for your health? Dietary fiber, found primarily in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes, is probably best known for its ability to prevent or relieve constipation. But foods containing fiber can provide other health …

Roasted Corn & Black Bean “Salsa”

Roasted Corn & Black Bean Salsa               Add a big splash of color when you serve up this low fat dish! Packed full of fiber and protein, this dish is more than a meal, but a good way to help your body nutritionally! Not only is this dish easy to make but very economical too!   Ingredients 2 cups black beans (2 cans of …

So, What About Water?

We have all heard that one should be drinking at least six to eight 8-ounce glasses of water each day. For some, this may be a little difficult, especially if you do not care for the taste of water. It can be a struggle drinking just three glasses! I am always a little envious and amazed by those who have no problem at all drinking water. Not to mention …

Dee’s Roasted Green Beans

  This recipe rocks as a fresh new way to put a spin on your favorite veggies! Dee Reinhart shared this recipe with our site and we had to share it with you.  It is the easiest way to prepare the best tasting green beans, picky kid approved! Replace that mushy, green bean casserole with tender crisp green beans roasted to perfection…and for …

Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Fries (Vegan)

We are reprinting this phenomenal recipe from  from  Jenne’ Claiborne of The Nourishing Vegan ! This recipe is a cosmic concoction of spiced nuts and sweet potatoes!  This sweet, spicy, crunchy treat is so good we had to share.  The bonus is that this recipe is vegan based…boring is not allowed! Ingredients: 2 medium sweet potatoes, …

Baked Parmesan Pita Chips

Simple! Quick! Easy! Tasty! The best part, of course, being the crunch. Use for dipping, in place of crackers, or even in place of chips. This recipe will neither disappoint nor add anything to diet, but great taste with a healthy alternative! .   INGREDIENTS: Oasis whole wheat pita bread Real Light butter (about 1/4 cup melted) or …

Tuna Taboule Wrap

Tired of your mayonnaise-laden tuna? Want to add extra nutrition to your tuna while adding flavor that cannot be matched with your ordinary tuna salad? This recipe is the answer! It is so versatile that you enables you to switch your protein from tuna to chicken or salmon. The garlic sauce not only adds a zing of flavor, but makes an excellent substitute …

Roasted Garlic Edamame Dip

Roasted Garlic Edamame Dip                     If it is green…it is more than likely good for you! This tasty dip can also be used as a spread in place of mayo. Edamame is very popular with health-conscious people who want a low-fat, protein-rich snack. The garlic gives it just the right amount of flavor to accent  for veggies; pizzaz …