Black Bean Hummus

Today’s tasty recipe is something Becca found on SparkPeople! It is too good not to share. While traditional hummus does have healthy fats in it, it’s still easy to go overboard and get far more than your daily allowance. This low-fat recipe will have you going back for seconds šŸ™‚ Rather than the “2 TBSP”…

Butternut Squash Fries

This recipe comes to us from Hungry Girl.Ā She’s a smart cookie when it comes to finding ways to curb your cravings without adding all the extra calories. French fries are an American staple – but anyone looking to keep their waistline small knows they are trouble. This is an AMAZING alternative to the oil-laden potato.…

Hearty White Bean Chili

The perfect warm comfort food for those cold, rainy, fall days! This recipe comes to us from one of our all time favorite books – Tosca Reno’s EAT CLEAN DIET. The book is full of simple, clean, healthy hearty foods. It’s a good investement for your healthy lifestyle. Check it out at www.eatcleandiet.com.   Now…

Fail-proof Crock Pot Pumpkin Chicken!

This super easy recipe comes to us from Becca’s friend Stephanie. Stephanie competes in bikini on the National level and this girl doesn’t mess around!! šŸ˜› Pumpkin is known for being high in fiber and low in sugar, but still giving lots of flavor. 1/2 a cup of pumpkin is only 40 calories and 9…

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

This recipe comes to us from one of Tim’sĀ personal training clients and fellow ViSalus family member, Carla LaFond. Thanks for sharing, Carla! You will need: 1 cup quinoa: (Always make sure to rinse quinoa thoroughly before cooking, it will be bitter if you don’t!) 2 cups water 4 large or 6 medium green or bellĀ peppers…

Grilled Eggplant & Herb

Happy Tuesday Everyone! Today’s recipe is one Becca just tried yesterday – with great success! It was too good not to share!   Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 2Ā large eggplants 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 cloves garlic, very finely minced 1 pinch each thyme, basil, dill, and…

Lightweight Turkey Chili

Ā  Today’s recipe is a family favorite at the Staggs’ – probably because it’s easy AND good for you! ENJOY! If you try it out, we’d love to hear what you think šŸ™‚Ā  Ingredients 1 lb. ground turkey 14 oz. can diced tomatoe 5 oz. can black beans 14 oz. can corn 1-1/2 oz. packet…

Lemon-Parsley Asparagus

Today’s recipe is an easy way to change up a frequent dish! Why not make your asparagus more tempting? šŸ™‚ Asaparagus has a good amount of anti-oxidants, is anti-inflammatory,Ā aides in digestiveĀ health, and is believed to help prevent cancer. Here’s a link to a great write up! WORLD’S HEALTHIEST FOODS: ASPARAGUS Ā Directions Boil 2 bunches asparagus…