Category Archives: Nutrition

Portobello Pizza

I’m not going to lie, one of the things I miss the MOST being gluten free is PIZZA!!! You just can’t beat it, but here’s a great healthy swap!!!

Source: Light Travels – Carly

INGREDIENTS:
3 large portobello mushrooms, wiped clean, stems removed
Olive oil
¼ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp dried basil
¼ tsp dried oregano
1 cup pizza sauce
½ cup mixed veggies (onion, mushroom, tomato, green pepper, etc.)
Mozzarella cheese
Additional toppings: parmesan cheese, red pepper flakes, fresh basil, etc.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Place cleaned mushrooms on a baking sheet and lightly drizzle both sides with a little olive oil. Sprinkle with garlic powder, basil and oregano, then bake for 5 minutes.

In the meantime, prep veggies and prepare pizza sauce if you haven’t done so already.

After 5 minutes in the oven, pull mushrooms out of the oven and top with desired amount of pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, and veggies. Bake again for 15-20 minutes, or until the veggies are mostly cooked.

Serve with fresh basil, red pepper flakes, parmesan cheese, etc.

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Clean Eating Blender Banana Oat Muffins

One of the easiest things to prep ahead for a quick and easy breakfast on the go!!!! Stop fearing the carbs!! In moderation they are totally healthy and I’m going to be honest, these muffins are going to be happening in my house!! Who else?!

Source: Well Plated

INGREDIENTS:
2 cups oats (quick cooking or old fashioned)
2 large very ripe bananas
2 large eggs
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
2-3 tablespoons honey*
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder (I prefer aluminum free)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
Up to 1/2 cup mix-ins: chocolate chips (mini or regular), chopped dark chocolate, nuts, dried cranberries, or blueberries (fresh or frozen)

INSTRUCTIONS:
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease a 12-cup standard muffin tin or line with paper liners. If using liners, lightly greasing them as well. Set aside.
Place the all ingredients but the mix-ins in a blender or the bowl of a food processor fitted with the steel blade: oats, bananas, eggs, Greek yogurt, honey, baking powder, baking soda, vanilla extract, and salt. Blend or process on high, stopping to scrape down and stir the ingredients once or twice as needed, until the batter is smooth and the oats have broken down almost completely, about 3 minutes. By hand, stir in the mix-ins. If the batter is warm from the appliance’s motor, the chocolate chips may melt and swirl as they are stirred. If this bothers you, let the batter cool for 10 minutes before adding them.
Divide the batter between the prepared muffin cups, filling each no more than 3/4 of the way to the top. Sprinkle with additional chocolate chips or nuts as desired. Bake for 15 minutes, until the tops of the muffins set and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Place the pan on a wire rack and let the muffins cool in the pan for 10 minutes. Remove from the pan and enjoy!

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