recipes Category

Dairy-Free Chocolate Muscle Milk

This high-protein breakfast drink is light, delicious, packed with nutrients, and is the perfect morning pick-me-up. 1 cup So-Delicious unsweetened coconut milk 1 banana, frozen, broken into 1-inch chunks 1 squeeze of Sweetleaf sweet vanilla drops* ¼ cup plain Great Lakes collagen protein powder 1 T café latte Tone-it-up protein powder** 1 Tablespoon carob powder […]

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Overnight Blueberry-Oat Smoothie

No time to make breakfast? You can make this the night before, or just before you leave, and just pop in the blender for a fast, tasty and healthy breakfast. Overnight Blueberry-Oat Smoothie ¼ cup dry toasted oats 1 cup Calafia Farms toasted coconut almond milk beverage 2 teaspoons chia seeds 1 scoop vanilla protein […]

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Overnight Banana-Oat Smoothie

I’ve had people tell me they don’t have time in the morning to make a smoothie so I came up with this recipe that you make the night before, and then just add ice, and blend for a quick, tasty and healthy breakfast. Overnight Banana-Oat Smoothie ¼ cup dry toasted oats 1 cup unsweetened coconut […]

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no-bake Fudgy Brownies Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free

These brownies are soft, sweet, chocolatey, chewy and healthy. They are super easy to make, and don’t require any cooking. They are also oil-free, gluten-free and dairy-free. If you want to make them vegan, just use maple syrup in place of the honey. You can also skip the honey and the maple syrup completely by […]

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The perfect gift for the healthy foodie

The holidays are coming fast! I’m trying to get all my shopping done this week. Here’s a gift idea for that special someone who wants to eat healthy food and has a sweet tooth, but wants to stay away from sugar, flour, wheat, gluten and dairy. The difference between this and other dairy-free and gluten-free cookbooks, is that most […]

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Vegan Pumpkin Soup

This warming soup tastes like a healthy, creamy pumpkin pie, with a bonus of protein from garbanzo beans; the chopped cashews give it additional sweetness and a wonderful crunch.  Pumpkin Soup 2 T lemon juice 2 T maple syrup 2 T tahini 15 oz can drained garbanzo beans 15 oz can pumpkin puree ¼ cup […]

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Spiced-Iced Dairy-Free Smoothie

This smoothie tastes like a pumpkin pie sorbet that you can drink. It has a wonderful combination of warm spices that come from cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice powder, which goes amazingly well with a creamy frozen banana and a frozen, cooked, sweet yam.   Spiced-Iced Smoothie ½ cup cooked yam, chopped into bite-sized pieces, […]

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Sugar-Free & Dairy-Free Spiced Pudding

I wanted to create a healthy, sugar-free, vegetable-based pudding, and came up with this creamy, filling dessert made with yams. I know that sounds gross, but it tastes like sweet potato pie, but with a lot less calories, very little fat, no sugar, no butter and not one drop of oil. The sweetness comes from […]

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Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Asian Vinaigrette

Since oils aren’t good for us and neither is excess calories, I created this Asian dressing, with just a touch of sesame oil, for salads. It’s light, flavorful and has a touch of sweetness.  Fit Girl’s Asian Vinaigrette 1 tsp sesame oil 2 T rice vinegar 1 tsp maple syrup ¼ tsp ground ginger Few […]

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Sugar-Free, Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding

If you want something sweet mid-day, or something tasty to curb that sweet tooth after dinner that’s healthy and lower in carbs, here’s a treat I came up with which takes a few minutes to mix up with zero cooking. I use carob instead of cocoa powder, because cocoa is bitter, and carob imparts sweetness […]

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