Food Tips

Surprising Health Benefits of Chile Peppers and Red Fruit and Veggies

Capsaicin, the pungent alkaloid in jalapeños and other chile peppers that makes them hot, not only puckers the mouth and burns the tongue but also drives prostate cancer cells to kill themselves off, according to studies published in the March 15 issue of Cancer Research.

Recipe: Pina Colada Protein Shake

Here is a delicious Protein Shake Recipe I love to make for breakfast or healthy snack. It tastes sinful, but it’s loaded with protein and fresh fruit. Pina Colada Pineapple Coconut Protein Shake Coconut Milk or Coconut Water Frozen Pineapple Chunks (Buy them at Costco or Trader Joes or freeze fresh or canned pineapple) *Secret …

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Recipe: Aloha Slow Cooker Oatmeal

Aloha! Above is one of my favorite Kiana’s Fit Cooking recipes Videos for Blueberry Brown Rice Pudding! Eat Breakfast to Jump Start Your Day 🙂 Eat breakfast every morning! Try my Aloha Slow Cooker Recipe with fresh fruit & Greek yogurt to JUMP START your metabolism!  too! Busy work-school day-appointments-crazy-mornings are ideal for my Slow …

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Gold Medal Fuel: 4 Ways to Add Power to Your Food

1. Add Nuts and Oats to your everyday foods Power Pancakes: Add a handful of trail mix, nuts, steel cut oats, dried fruit into your whole wheat pancake batter before you cook them. Top with protein packed Greek Yogurt, apple sauce, agave nectar, almond butter, fresh fruit or organic honey. “I make a couple dozen …

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Recipe: Fit Family Smoothie: Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Entertainment Tonight called me the “Fitness Queen!” My friends and family also call me the “Smoothie Queen!” I’ve made thousands and thousands of protein shakes, fruit smoothies and shakes. Here is one of my favorites because it doubles as DESSERT! So many times, I have a sweet tooth but don’t want to eat empty calories …

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Greek Yogurt Pancakes

I always have a large carton of Greek Yogurt in the refrigerator. It’s a yummy way to add protein to smoothies, use in place of mayo, sour cream, or enjoy topped with fruit & toasted almonds. Here is a favorite recipe of mine for Greek Yogurt Pancakes. I make these every week and freeze a …

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