So many people get caught in the hype of nutrition marketing and miss out on the truth in the science! In 2019, skip the myth, the fad and the marketing ploy and focus in the truth! Here are 4 myths to bust this year: Myth: You should eat the egg white only and skip the… Read More Busting Nutrition Myths
Fueling and Refueling Your New Year’s Health Resolution! Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD A new year is upon us! Typically, that means new goals, new eating regimens and new workout programs. It is a time to re-launch your health in the right direction or possibly jumpstart some goals you have already set. So, are… Read More A New Year, A New You!
INGREDIENTS 1 package chicken tenders 1 ½ cups ground pistachios (pulverized in food processor) 1 cup flour Egg wash (2 eggs beaten) INSTRUCTIONS Dredge chicken tenders in flour, then eggwash, then ground pistachios. Bake at 375 for 30 minutes or until cooked through. *Sponsored by The Wonderful Pistachios
INGREDIENTS 16 ounces (3 cups) raw almonds ¼ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey INSTRUCTIONS Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Spread the almonds across a large, rimmed baking sheet and toast the almonds for 10 minutes, stirring halfway. Let the almonds cool for 10 minutes. Transfer… Read More Homemade Almond Butter
INGREDIENTS Crust: 1 3/4 cups almond flour 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 stick butter melted Filling: 3 packages of cream cheese (8oz each) 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1 cup powdered sugar 1 ½ cups pumpkin puree 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla whipped cream, to… Read More No Bake Almond Pumpkin Cheesecake
Ingredients 2 cups POM Wonderful 100% pomegranate juice, chilled 2 cup orange juice 2 tsp. freshly grated ginger 2 cup sparkling/soda water, chilled 2 mandarin oranges thinly sliced and frozen 8 small springs fresh rosemary Instructions Add the pomegranate juice, orange juice and grated ginger into a pitcher and stir until mixed. Slowly add the… Read More Game Day Pomegranate Party Punch
Ingredients 1 cup basil leaves packed 2 cups baby spinach packed 1/2 cup pistachios 1 avocado peeled and pitted 1 lemon juiced 1/2 cup avocado oil I like Chosen Foods brand Instructions Add all ingredients except oil to a food processor and blend well. Drizzle in the avocado oil with the food processor running. More… Read More Pistachio Avocado Dip
A healthy, allergy-free snack for families and kids of all ages! Full of fiber, protein and healthy fat, these energy bites are a summer-time win! Ingredients 1 cup oats ½ cup whey protein (chocolate or vanilla) or non-fat dry milk powder ½ cup Sun Butter (sunflower seed butter) ¼ cup honey Directions Stir the peanut… Read More SunButter Energy Bites
These no bake energy bites are a portable, healthy snack perfect for anyone on the go! Ingredients 8 ounces (about 1 packed cup) chopped dates ½ cup honey 1 Tablespoon chia seeds (optional) 1 Tablespoon ground flax seeds pinch of salt 1 ½ cup old-fashioned oats (dry, not cooked) 1 cup shelled pistachio nuts 1… Read More Cranberry Pistachio Energy Bites
Let’s face it, most houses are haunted with the remnants of piles of Halloween Candy the days and weeks following the festive eve. Most parents go crazy because their kids want to fill up on the sugary goodness instead of eating fruits and vegetables. And many moms (and single women who bought candy to give… Read More Here’s Looking at you Halloween Candy: What to do with Leftovers?!