Goodbye canned beans. After trying this homemade baked beans recipe, it’s hard to imagine going back to canned. Bush’s is good and all, but it just doesn’t compare to the heightened flavor and superior texture of baked beans made from scratch. Since July is National Baked Bean Month, there’s never been a better time to […]
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Weight Watchers Points Plus: 3 points Baked Beans calories and nutrition facts are based on a standard 1/2-cup serving (7 servings in the recipe). If using blackstrap molasses, the recipe is a terrific source of iron. Return: Baked Beans Recipe.
Lately, around the blogworld, many bloggers have been getting into the raw-food movement. I don’t think anyone would question the fact that raw fruits and veggies are healthy. However (and I really don’t mean to point fingers; I’m just venting, so please don’t take my opinions personally), some posts seem to have taken on a […]
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 4 Nutrition facts are based on each of 9 muffins. If calculating your own nutrition facts, keep in mind that Calorie Count will give results based on a recipe made with dry beans even if you specify “cooked.” This issue has been remedied in the above nutrition label. Calorie Count gave this […]
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 4 Based on each of 9. Sugar Free Banana Blender Muffins (Makes 8-9) I really love these, but they are only slightly sweet. If you want them sweeter, be sure to use the optional stevia. 1/2 cup quick oats, loosely packed (40g) 3/4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp […]
DESSERTS 1. No Bake Peanut Butter Pie – 6 ingredients No Bake Peanut Butter Pie 2. Chocolate Brownie Cheese Ball Chocolate Brownie Cheese Ball 3. Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cheese Ball Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cheese Ball 4. Cookie Dough Dip Healthy Cookie Dough Dip 5. […]
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: 1 point per cup Nutrition facts are based on each of 12 cups made with black beans.
Some Notes: 1. Yes, the total fat—all heart-healthy fat from plant sources—is higher than the recommended amount set by the FDA. There are different schools of thought about how much fat one should eat, and I’m on board with this particular way of eating simply because it’s what makes me feel healthiest. I can’t […]
Nutrition information above is based on each of 10 protein bars (77g – almost twice the size of a Luna Bar!) made with peanut butter and pure maple syrup. (If you are doing your own calculations, keep in mind that the CalorieCount database erroneously gives nutrition facts for uncooked beans even if you specify cooked. […]
Weight Watchers Points Plus: 3 points per muffin Nutrition facts are based on each of ten muffins made with almond butter and pure maple syrup. (If using caloriecount for calculations, be aware that it will give you numbers for muffins made with uncooked beans even if you specify cooked. This has been fixed in the […]
You definitely don’t need to be a vegan or vegetarian to enjoy the countless health benefits of enjoying meatless meals every now and then. And eating meatless doesn’t need to be complicated either. Some of the recipes in this post take literally 5 minutes to prepare! In general, meatless meals get a bad rap because […]
With lightened-up recipes for everything from chocolate chip cookies to chocolate brownie cheesecake, this one post has all of your Fourth Of July or summer barbecue recipe needs covered! 1. The Famous Cookie Dough Dip (reader #1 favorite) Get the full recipe: Healthy Cookie Dough Dip 2. Peanut Butter Buckeye Brownies (+ a flourless […]
Skittles, Starburst, and other packaged candies can’t even begin to compete with fresh fruit in its most natural form. Why weigh one’s body down with unhealthy added sugars and artificial flavors when nature’s candy tastes good and is good for you at the same time? Reach for one of these adorably delicious fruit kabobs the next time you’re […]