Mint Chocolate Chip Banana Ice Cream

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There are times when you want a sweet treat. Why not make it healthier? Banana ice cream is something that has become a popular alternative over traditional ice cream. Let us know what you think of this recipe!

*This recipe is to be used AFTER the metabolic or diabetes protocol. This recipe can be used during all other protocols. Continue reading

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Green Protein Pancakes

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This recipe comes together quickly and is a great way to start your day. The pancakes get their green color from spinach, but you can’t taste it. It’s a great way to get more greens in your diet. 

*This recipe is to be used AFTER the metabolic or diabetes protocol. This recipe can be used during all other protocols. Continue reading

Easy Berry Sauce

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This berry sauce comes together quickly and is versatile in its use. This recipe is one often requested from my children and I am happy to make it, knowing that the ingredients are healthy. Use this sauce to top oatmeal, pancakes, waffles or even by itself as a healthy dessert.

*This recipe is to be used AFTER the metabolic or diabetes protocol. This recipe can be used during all other protocols. Continue reading

Creamy Spaghetti Squash and Chicken

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This dinner recipe is filling and full of vegetables. Although the sauce is creamy, there is no dairy in this recipe, but is made primarily from cauliflower. If you’ve never had spaghetti squash, this is a great first recipe to try. Spaghetti squash has a slightly sweet flavor and is full of vitamins and fiber. On top of having cauliflower and spaghetti squash, this recipe also has spinach. Enjoy!

Recipe highlights:

  • Full of manganese and potassium
  • Antioxidant rich
  • High in fiber
  • Good source of protein

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Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

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Traditional shepherd’s pie is made with mashed potatoes, so we’ve lightened this recipe with the use of cauliflower instead. We also swapped the ground beef for lean ground turkey and made sure to include lot of vegetables. We hope you enjoy this twist on a traditional favorite.

This recipe can be used while on the diabetes or weight loss programs. Make it a complete meal by enjoying with 1 serving of permitted crackers and a large green salad, if desired.

Recipe highlights:

  • Great source of protein
  • Excellent source of vitamins
  • Good source of fiber
  • Good source of Vitamin C and K

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Steak and Lentil Soup

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This soup is full of vegetables and healthy lentils. Although we recommend that red meat be enjoyed sparingly, this recipe is made healthier by using flank steak instead of more traditional cuts of meat that have more fat. This recipe makes many servings so you can enjoy with family, or freeze the leftovers to use another time.

Recipe highlights:

  • Excellent source of protein
  • Full of Iron
  • Full of vitamin B12
  • Antioxidant rich

This recipe can be used while on the diabetes or weight loss programs. One serving is 1 ½ cups. Make it a complete meal by enjoying with a large green salad. Be sure to only eat occasionally. Continue reading