Monthly Archives: April 2011

Homemade Tomato Sauce

I love to can!  It is great to be able to control the quality of food and avoid all the extra salt and sugar that is added into store bought canned foods. Here is a recipe we like for tomato sauce. This makes several jars so it should last you the year. Tomato Sauce 1/2 [...]

Bo’s Super Nutrition Bars

  These yummy coconut lemon bars can be made into a high protein/lowfat version that makes ten servings (bars). Each bar contains 176 calories of which 15 grams come from carbs, 10 grams from protein, and 9.4 grams from healthy fats and omega 3′s. Directions/Recipe: In a food processor, combine the following ingredients: 1. 1 [...]

Spicy Crunchy Chickpeas

Looking  for a better alternative than pretzels or crackers.  Try these for a change.  They have a nice crunch but have more fiber and protein.  Spicy Crunchy Chickpeas 2 Tbsp.  olive oil  (you could also use a flavored oil from f.Olivers) 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. allspice 1 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. [...]

Spicy Yogurt Chicken

If you are like many when you are trying to loose weight you go right to boneless skinless chicken breast.  It’s fine for about a week and then you don’t want to see another piece of chicken for a year, and your family is grouchy because all they ever eat is CHICKEN!! Here is a [...]