Quinoa Pilaf

quinoa

Quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”) is naturally gluten-free.  While considered a whole grain, it’s actually a seed.  It’s a complete protein containing all 9 essential amino acids, making it a great choice. Quinoa provides iron, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamins B6 and E, and is an excellent source of fiber.  It cooks in just 15 minutes and can […]

Zucchini-Parmesan Side

zucchini

LOVE these! Slice the zucchini in half. (Optional: slice off the bottom to keep in stable.) Brush with olive oil and top with garlic or garlic powder. Top with sliced tomatoes, cheese, salt and pepper to taste. Use mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese or mixed blend.. Bake 375 for 20 to 30 minutes until soft.

Peanut Butter Protein Cups

Delicious Peanut Butter Protein Cups

My new delicious creation has been a BIG HIT with my kids!  These look like Reese’s Peanut Butter cups but they are much healthier! Ingredients: 2/3 c honey (or to taste) 1 cup peanut butter (or other nut butter of choice) 2 t vanilla extract 1 cup gluten-free oats 1/2 c Instant Protein powder (I […]