Protein banana – yogurt and peanut cake


Ingredients (1cake = 20 servings): – 340 g Greec yogurt (2 x Fage 0%) – 2 bananas (300 g) – 100 g whey protein powder (I used vanilla flavor but you can also use chocolate or any flavor you like) – 3 eggs – 50 g peanut butter Directions: Pre-heat the oven at 180°C Mash the bananas Put all ingredients in a bowl and mix Pour the mixture in a silicone baking tin (cake tin 20 cm) Put in the oven for 40 minutes at 180°C Let the cake cool off before demoulding Nutritional facts (1 serving = 1 slice…

Taco Salad


Prep Time: 25 min. Cooking Time: 10 min. Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 lb. ground beef; 1 large head romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped; 2-3 Roma tomatoes, diced; 5 green onions, thinly sliced; 1 bell pepper, chopped; (an orange or yellow pepper adds more color to the dish) 1 cucumber, chopped; ½ to 1 cup homemade Catalina dressing (recipe below); 4 tbsp. taco seasoning (recipe below); Cooking fat; – Catalina Vinaigrette Ingredients 1 cup of extra virgin olive oil; ½ cup homemade ketchup; ½ cup red wine vinegar; ½ cup grated onion or onion powder; 1 tsp. paprika; ½ tsp. Worcestershire sauce;…

Why We Should All Eat Avocado


What’s so good? Unfortunately many people avoid Avocados when trying to eat healthy due to their high fat content. This is very unfortunate as they are packed with nourishing fats and anti-oxidants. It is packed with Mono-Unsaturated fat which: – Speeds up your metabolism. – Gives you a feeling of fullness. (try getting that on a low fat diet) – Nourishes the Skin and Joints – Soothes the gut and digestive system The high nutritional hit Avocados give is also something worth noting. The rich supply of Vitamins, Minerals and Anti-oxidants are so important in todays society. By simply integrating…

Simple Green Juice Recipe


There’s nothing better for your body than nutrients from these fresh ingredients: 1 frozen banana 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger root 1 kiwi, peeled 1/2 avocado, peeled and seeded 1 cup (packed) kale, remove stem from the middle and discard 1 cup frozen red grapes 1 cup chilled green tea, freshly brewed, no sweeteners added 8 ice cubes Directions All all the above ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Add more tea for a thinner smoothie. Yields: 2 | Serving size: 1 1/2 cups | Calories: 186 | Total Fat: 8 gm | Saturated Fats: 2 gm |…

Thermoccino Smoothie


Protein shakes are a great way of getting some extra protein in your diet and if you like espresso coffee this recipe is definitely for you! A great way to start your day! – Ingredients • 1 scoop Vanilla Iso-Smooth Isolate Protein • 1 shot of espresso • ¼ cup of greek yogurt • Pinch of stevia • Pinch of cinnamon • 5 ice cubes – Directions Blend and Enjoy! – Nutritional Facts (Per Serving) Calories: 169 Protein: 35g Carbohydrates: 3g Fat: 1g

Zero Calorie Detox Drink


The best way to boost your metabolism is with a good diet and exercise, and now you can add this amazing zero calorie detox drink, a delicious way to drop weight and have tons of energy. All you need for this amazing and powerful drink is: apples and cinnamon. To make one big pitcher use 1 apple and 1 cinnamon stick, re-fill the pitcher with water 3-4 times before you change the apple and cinnamon, and always let sit still for 10 minutes in the fridge before serving it, or you can leave overnight for stronger flavor. ENJOY!

Never throw away a banana again!


  When bananas start to over-ripen, peel them, 1/2 them, freeze them, then add them to smoothies as needed for nutrients, fiber and an extra creamy texture. Bananas become more nutrient dense as the ripen, and will keep frozen for 3-4 months. Here: 1 cup purified water, 1 whole frozen banana, 2 tablespoons raw cacao, 2 tablespoons almond butter, dash of cinnamon and ice in the blender. YUM.    

Mediterranean Barley Salad With Chicken and Roasted Eggplant


Ingredients 1 cup  pearl barley 2 8 ounces  boneless, skinless chicken breasts Nonstick cooking spray 1 small eggplant, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces 2 cups  cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 1 cup  packed mint leaves 4 ounces  feta, crumbled (about 1 cup) 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons  lemon zest 2 tablespoons  freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon  kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon  black pepper Directions 1. Cook barley according to package directions. Let cool completely. 2. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 400 degrees . Place chicken in a large straight-sided skillet or pot…

Thai Iced Coffee


Antioxidant-packed java may help ward off diabetes and some forms of cancer–and keep your mind sharp. Adding cardamom to the grinds while brewing gives this cool dessert a spicy kick. 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1/4 tsp almond extract 1 cup strongly brewed coffee, cooled (prepared with 1/2 tsp ground cardamom added to coffee grinds) 2 Tbsp half-and-half Boil sugar and water in saucepan, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and add almond extract. Combine syrup with remaining ingredients. Distribute into ice-pop molds, add sticks, and freeze for 8 hours. Per serving: 70 cal, 1 g fat…



Ingredients • 4 chicken breasts (boneless, 6oz each) • 1 cup of Salsa • 1/3 cup of low-fat cheddar • 1 tbsp of olive oil • 1 teaspoon of garlic • 1 teaspoon of Chili Powder • 1 teaspoon of Basil • 1 teaspoon of Oregano • 1 diced Green Bell Pepper • 1 diced Red Bell Pepper • 1 teaspoon of Lime juice • Salt and Pepper Directions 1. In a bowl, mix the salsa, olive oil, garlic, chili powder, basil, oregano, lime juice 2. Cut up chicken. Place the chicken and diced peppers in the mixture, cover and…