Spicy slaw… its GOOOOOD

Cucumber,  Carrot and Sweet Onion Slaw… Delish and Easy.. yup… and healthy too ! WHAT you need: 4 large cucumbers – skin off/sliced thin  or spiralize (use a spirooli) 1 medium sweet onion – slice thin or spiralize 6 large carrots – shredded or spiralize 1 medium/large jalepeno pepper – minced small 1/2 cup white …

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SUPER BOWL of yumm..

Move over hot wings…. Cauliflower and Broccoli HOT Poppers just made a touchdown !! Looking for a great new Vegetarian/Vegan  Super Bowl Finger Lick’n Good Snack? In as little as 15 minutes (5 for prep and 10 to roast).. you are ready for game time.               One large head …

Im not a softie..

So when it comes to baked goods….. I have to say, I prefer crunchy over soft..  Im not a big fan of muffins, chewy cookies, cakes or cupcakes.. but put a scone, hard cookie or biscotti in front of me.. and Im a very happy girl. Im even happier if the baked good is gluten …

Go Bananas….for a frozen creamy healthy treat.

Cant get simpler or yummier… 2 Frozen Bananas  (cut up  and peel  before you freeze them ) 1/2 cup of  almond, soy, hemp, or whatever kind of milk you choose.. water would work too but less creamy..   FYI   I chose almond… (add more liquid if you want softer but only a little at …

Nutty Oats and Banana – Clean Protein Bars

My quest to find a low sugar ‘more’ natural protein snack /bar came up short… so .. I decided to make my own.. Here is what I came up with… 1 cup Gluten Free  Rolled Oats – Raw 1 cup  Nut Butter.. I used  Mara Natha Raw Almond Butter 1 cup  Vanila flavored protein powder.. I …

Snack on this…

Sure go ahead and have a snack..  Snacks can actually help you lose weight…. if you CHOOSE the right foods. Keep Snacks to 100/ 200 calories – If you go over board.. lighten up at  your next meal. Snacks should be nutrient rich foods like fruits and veggies – snack time is a good time …

Blueberry, banana oatmeal baked… YUMMMM

Ingredients: 2 cups dry rolled GF oats 1/3 cup chopped walnuts  – 1/2 tsp aluminum free baking powder 1.5 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp sea salt ( fine grain) 1 and 1/4 cups almond milk vanilla unsweet 2 tbsp. butter 2 tsp.  pure vanilla extract 1.5 ripe banana 1.5 blueberries fresh or frozen unsweet. 1 …

When you need a little crunch .. go green !

Looking for a great tasty healthy CRUNCHY snack just under 100 calories.. ?? Try a cup of  Steamed Fresh Green Beans with your favorite Lower Calorie Dipping Sauce..  I like peanut sauce or in this case Raspberry Vinaigrette. Important :    To retain the maximum number of health-promoting phytonutrients and vitamins and minerals found in …

any way you slice it..

So I was in target the other day and saw this gadget ( avocado slicer?)  on the clearance shelf (less than $2) and thought.. sure.. why not? I honestly could’nt wait to try it out.. but my avocado was  not ‘ready’ for slicing.. Today.. we are ready ! I must admit.. its an interesting concept.. …

FREE give a way ends 2-20-12 8pm EST

Yeah.. our first ever.. GIVE A WAY – FREE !   Totally FREE !! To show appreciation for the support of my new blog, Im giving away   one box of super FRESH and yummy  Christina’s Cookies… all natural and vegan too. Head over to The Happy Health Counselor’s Face Book Page to WIN…(link is …