Confetti Couscous Salad

Confetti Couscous Salad What You'll Need: 2 cups water or broth 1 (10-ounce) package couscous 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 large tomatoes, chopped 1 zucchini, chopped 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped 3 scallions (green onions), thinly sliced 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 (4-ounce) package crumbled feta cheese Instructions: In a medium saucepan, bring water or broth to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir … [Read more...]

Grilled Garlic Butter Parmesan Corn

Grilled Garlic Butter Parmesan Corn It's grilling season and here's a yummy way to grill up your corn! Prep: 15 min. + soaking Grill: 25 min. Yield: 8 Servings Ingredients 8 medium ears sweet corn in husks ½ cup butter 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese   Directions Soak corn in cold water for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the butter, garlic and salt. Cook and stir over medium heat until butter … [Read more...]

Flax Meal Crust – Pizza

Flax Meal Crust Pizza   Ingredients: 1 and 1/2 C flax seed meal 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon oregano Sweetener to equal about 1 Tablespoon of sugar 3 Tablespoons of oil 3 eggs `1/2 C water Pizza sauce and toppings (as desired) Preparation: Preheat oven to 425 F. Mix dry ingredients together. Add wet ingredients, and mix very well. Let sit for about 5 minutes to thicken. Spread on pan (I put it on a silicon mat or greased parchment … [Read more...]

Spinach Squares

Ingredients For Spinach Squares: Canola oil cooking spray 3 eggs ½ cup milk 1 cup all-purpose flour (whole-wheat can be substituted for half the flour) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 2 Tbsp butter/margarine ½ cup sour cream 4oz Monterey Jack cheese, cut into ½ inch cubes 2 boxes (10oz each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained Directions: Preheat oven to 325° F and coat a 9x9 inch baking dish with canola cooking spray.  Beat the eggs, milk, flour, salt, … [Read more...]

Butternut and Ham Bisque

Butternut and Ham Bisque With fall in the air, it's always pleasant to settle down to a nice bowl of soup.  Enjoy! Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 very large sweet onion, chopped 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 5 cups peeled, diced butternut squash 1 cup peeled, diced all-purpose potatoes 5 cups chicken stock 1 teaspoon salt Black pepper, to taste 1/2 cup light or heavy cream 1 1/2 cups diced cooked … [Read more...]

Buttercrunch Caramel Latte

Buttercrunch Caramel Latte Remember syrups stop shipping in the colder months.  With fall upon us, it's time to stock up on your favorite syrups.  Make unbelievable latte's, add them to your protein drinks, bake with them, you name it!  Enjoy this latte recipe. Ingredents: 2 Tblspn DaVinci Sugar Free Caramel Sauce 1 Tblspn Torani Sugar Free Almond Roca Syrup 1 cup (80z) Half & Half 1-2 shots Espresso * Instructions: Steam together the Half & Half, Sauce, & … [Read more...]

Frozen Raspberry Dessert

Frozen Raspberry Yogurt ~ Desserts Ingredients: 2 (3.5-ounce)- cartons vanilla fat-free pudding 1 cup- whipped topping 1/2 cup- raspberries 8- paper muffin liners Directions: Line 8 muffin cups with paper muffin liners. Fold together the fat-free pudding & whipped topping. Stir in raspberries. Divide mixture evenly among muffin cups; cover and freeze at least 2 hours. Serve chilled Sit back and enjoy your frozen raspberry yogurt without the guilt.   … [Read more...]

Summer Drinks

Low Sugar Fruit Drink for the Summer Who said you can't enjoy girls night this summer?  Here's a few low to no sugar summer drinks that won't hurt your progress and they are alcohol free too!  Have fun and enjoy! Lemon-Berrilicious low sugar fruit drink: 2 cups frozen Strawberries 8 large lemons 1/2 gallon water Ice 1 container Crystal Lite ™ Lemon or berry flavor mix (or both and double this batch) In a blender, mix the freshly squeezed lemon juice and frozen berries.  Add … [Read more...]

Sugar-Free Orange Smoothie

Sugar Free Orange Smoothie Ingredients: 4 tablespoons DaVinci Gourmet Orange Sugar Free Syrup 4 tablespoons half and half 1 cup ice 1/2 cup sugar free vanilla frozen yogurt Directions: Combine ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until smooth.  (*Add any vanilla protein powder for a protein shake/smoothie!) Yield - one 16 ounce serving Once you have witnessed the bliss of this Sugar free orange smoothie be sure to pass this recipe along to your friends! … [Read more...]

Perfectly Peach Sorbet

Perfectly Peach Sorbet Recipe Ingredients: 1 tablespoon DaVinci Gourmet Vanilla Sugar Free Syrup 1 cup water 1 cup sugar substitute (Such as Splenda) 2 cups peeled and pureed fresh peaches Directions Combine the water and sugar substitute in a small saucepan over high heat. Simmer until dissolved, (about two minutes) Stir in the pureed fresh peaches and Vanilla syrup and pour into a four cup glass baking dish or non-reactive roasting pan. Freeze one hour or until the sorbet … [Read more...]