Monthly Archive: April 2012

Chia Berry Jam

Chia Jam

I read about this jam on Jody’s blog @truth2being fit and then saw it again on Powercakes. What a shame I didn’t try making this sooner. It’s amazing and so easy. A simple recipe of fresh or frozen berries, a little water and Chia Seeds all cooked up in the microwave results in this lovely …

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Dark Chocolate Power Cake

Chocolate Power Cake 1 Minute Muffin Chia Jam 025

The powercake is nice and moist and with a bit of a nutty, chewy texture. Adorned with a dollop of fat free Greek yogurt and to really guild the lily a tablespoon full of fresh homemade raspberry chia jam. This is so much better than a plain old egg for breakfast! Check out the nutritional …

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Low Calorie Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Almond Butter Bread

Since this recipe contains protein powder it does have a little bit of a spongy texture instead of a cake like crumb, but not real spongy. Store it in the refrigerator or wrap the individual servings and freeze them for future use. It’s the perfect little bar to eat before working out, as a snack …

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Low Calorie Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Almond Butter Bread

I recently purchased some peanut flour on line from www.byrdmill.com. I have enjoyed adding it to smoothies, oatmeal and subbing it for coconut flour in the microwave Chocolate Fudge Protein Muffin. You can read all about peanut flour on my original post. That post resulted in a lot of questions and comments. I love it when …

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Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

Roasted Asparagus with prosciutto

Asparagus is in season right now and it’s one of my favorite vegetables! It lends itself well to being oven roasted, slightly steamed, sauteed in olive oil, tossed in a salad or a pasta dish – well the possibilities are endless and each has it’s merits. For our Easter Sunday dinner broccoli was on the …

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