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Eggplant Pizza

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in Lunch and Dinners, Recipes | 0 comments

I have been craving Pizza recently – and this Eggplant Pizza recipe looks amazing! Not only will this taste super amazing…but it looks super easy to make! Just what I need…easy…yummy…healthy! :) Ingredients:  • 1 eggplant, sliced • 1/2 cup pizza sauce • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper • 2 tsp olive oil for brushing • toppings as needed (like mushrooms or green/red peppers) For full recipe instructions, please visit: thedomesticman.com Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Paleo Taco Bowl

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Holiday, Holiday, Lunch and Dinners, Recipes | 0 comments

Happy Cinco de Mayo my friends! If you are looking for some healthy Mexican food, you have come to the right place! Paleo Taco Bowl Ingredients: 1/2 small onion chopped 1/8 cup or more chopped green pepper 1/8 cup or more chopped red pepper 1/2 cup ground beef Dash of Salt & Pepper 1/4 cup of salsa Ingredients for topping: avocado slices, tomatoes, peppers etc For full recipe instructions, please visit ditchthewheat.com Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Spring Salad with Strawberry Lemon Basil Dressing

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Lunch and Dinners, Recipes, Sides and Snacks | 0 comments

Spring Salad with Strawberry Lemon Basil Dressing For the salad: Slivered almonds, toasted shredded unsweetened coconut, toasted mixed greens strawberries, chopped fresh basil For the dressing (yield: 2/3 cup): 1 cup fresh strawberries 1/4 cup packed fresh basil 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1-2 tsp pure maple syrup, to taste fine grain sea salt & black pepper, to taste (I used 1/4 tsp each) For full recipe instructions (and more amazing food photography), be sure to check out ohsheglows.com Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Zucchini Noodles in Avocado Cream Sauce

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in Lunch and Dinners, Recipes | 0 comments

This is one of Bob Harper’s recipes from his new cookbook, SKINNY MEALS: Everything You Need to Lose Weight Fast! Ingredients: • 1 large zucchini • 4 ounces roasted boneless, skinless chicken breast, warmed before plating • 1/4 avocado • 1 cup arugula • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil • 1/4 cup low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic • 2 teaspoons grated parmesan cheese Slice the zucchini very thinly lengthwise. Then cut each piece into thirds lengthwise to reassemble thick noodles. Steam the zucchini noodles for two to three minutes or until they are just cooked through. Meanwhile, blend the avocado, arugula, basil, broth, lemon juice, garlic, and parmesan in a food processor or blender.Toss the zucchini noodles with the sauce and the cubed chicken and serve. Nutrition Information: 258 calories, 27g protein, 19g carbs, 11g fat, 8g fiber (Hollaaaaaa!)  Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free...

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Paleo Fish Tacos

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Lunch and Dinners, Recipes | 0 comments

Fish tacos – they could either be a really good thing or a really bad thing. I found this Paleo Fish Taco recipe by Danielle Walker’s website, Against All Grain. Her recipes are pretty awesome, so I thought I’d share this one with all of you. Paleo Fish Tacos by againstallgrain.com Ingredients: Tortillas 6 egg whites or about ¾ cup 3½ tablespoons coconut flour 4 tablespoons almond milk ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon garlic salt Fish 1 pound fresh cod, bones and skins removed ¼ cup lime juice 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cumin 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 cup shredded reduced fat coconut + 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 egg, beaten Toppings Pico de Gallo Avocado Crema Shredded cabbage Fresh cilantro To see the full recipe details and instructions, please visit againstallgrain.com Feel free to follow us,...

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Paleo Orange Chicken

Posted by on Jan 31, 2014 in Holiday, Holiday, Lunch and Dinners, Recipes | 0 comments

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Paleo Orange Chicken! Yes, you can enjoy delicious Chinese food…without all of the Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)! Paleo Orange Chicken Recipe Ingredients:  1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs (cut into bite size pieces) 3 T fat (coconut oil works well here) juice of 2 oranges zest from 1 orange 1 tsp fresh ginger 3 tblsp coconut aminos or wheat-free soy sauce 1 t chili garlic sauce or sriracha 3 green onions, chopped You can read the full recipe instructions over at health-bent.com Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Stuffed Salmon

Posted by on Jan 10, 2014 in Lunch and Dinners, Recipes | 0 comments

Have you ever tried those delicious stuffed salmon fillets from Coscto? They are delicious, however, not the healthiest. I found this recipe from thehealthyfoodie.com and thought I’d share it with all of you. Enjoy! :) Ingredients:  1 lb wild Alaskan or sockeye salmon, cut into 2 pieces 6 oz raw shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped 1 large egg 2 tbsp raw onions, chopped 2 tbsp Italian flat leaf parsley, chopped 2 tbsp almond meal (or almond flour) 2 tbsp lard (or butter) 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tbsp old bay salt and pepper to taste Check out the full recipe and instructions from paleofoodiekitchen.com on the site, thehealthyfoodie.com Feel free to follow us, however you like: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Creamy Cauliflower Bacon Soup

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Lunch and Dinners, Recipes | 0 comments

Creamy Cauliflower Bacon Soup Recipe Ingredients:  • 4 strips bacon • 1 large yellow onion, chopped • 2 cloves garlic, smashed • 4 ribs celery, chopped • 1 head cauliflower, chopped • 3 cups chicken stock (preferably homemade) • 3 sprigs thyme • 1 cup milk of choice • salt and pepper (to taste) For full recipe instructions, please visit savorysimple.net Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Mustard Crusted Salmon with Roasted Asparagus

Posted by on Dec 6, 2013 in Lunch and Dinners, Recipes | 0 comments

Food Friday I am always looking for new ideas for dinner. This delicious salmon recipe is brought to you by cookeatpaleo.com and it so simple to make and very healthy. I personally like to keep my dinners light – usually meat and vegetables – so this dinner was perfect for my needs. Ingredients: 2 salmon fillets 8 ounces asparagus 1 tablespoon garlic infused olive oil salt & freshly ground pepper to taste 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard, to taste lemon slices Check out the original recipe for full instructions! Feel free to follow us, however you like: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram Feel free to follow Skinny Twinkie: Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram,...

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Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 in Desserts, Holiday, Holiday, Lunch and Dinners, Miscellaneous, Recipes, Sides and Snacks | 1 comment

You can have a delicious and healthy Thanksgiving dinner – check out these recipes! Turkey and Stuffing by primalpalate.com The turkey is easily one of the focal points of any Thanksgiving dinner (unless you’re vegan/vegetarian). If you are going to eat turkey and stuffing, make sure that it’s healthy!   Paleo Chicken Gravy by healthstartsinthekitchen.com This Paleo gravy will work well with your Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing. Yum.   Green Bean Casserole by urbanposer.blogspot.com It’s time we all ditched the canned beans, canned cream of mushroom soup, and fried/processed onions when making our beloved Green Bean Casserole. Make it homemade, without any processed ingredients, and I promise your body with be just as happy as your taste buds will be.    Sweet Potatoes by SkinnyTwinkie.com (me!) Growing up, my favorite part about Thanksgiving dinner was the “candied yams” (sweet potatoes)! As I became...

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