Meal prep Sunday-Spicy Black Bean Soup (Who needs Panera Bread?)

    INGREDIENTS 2 cups of celery chopped 2 medium onions chopped 2 carrots chopped 7 garlic cloves chopped 5 tsp cumin ½ tsp chipotle chili pepper seasoning (or use red pepper flakes or smoked paprika) 4 cans of low sodium black beans rinsed/drained 4 cups low sodium veggie broth 1/3 cup fresh cilantro 3… Continue reading Meal prep Sunday-Spicy Black Bean Soup (Who needs Panera Bread?)

Chocolate protein pancakes for morning, noon and night!

Without question breakfast is my favorite meal of the day.  These protein pancakes are a staple in my morning routine.  In fact I make extra and store in the fridge for when I have a chocolate craving during the day.  It is a high protein, low carb, and great tasting snack.  They store great for… Continue reading Chocolate protein pancakes for morning, noon and night!

My holiday go to dish.  Balsamic Roasted sweet potatoes & Brussels sprouts with roasted pecans and dried cranberries.  Festive, savory, sweet and crunchy. Cube 6 sweet potatoes and 4 cups Brussels sprouts.  Coat with 2 tablespoons coconut  oil.  Roast on 2 separate baking pans and salt and pepper both but add 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon… Continue reading