Healthy Snacks

Dark Chocolate Bites

Chocolate makes everything better. Guilt-free. Dessert with benefits 😛   I made these for my Fit Mom Party and everybody loved them. They are simple to make and only take about 15 minutes to prepare, 30 to cool and harden. So they are an ideal make ahead dessert.   The only kind of chocolate I eat …

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Baked Oatmeal Delish

This versatile recipe can be used for breakfast or healthy dessert. Baking oats gives it a cookie like flavor and is true healthy comfort food. Serve for breakfast topped with high protein Greek Yogurt or for a healthy dessert with vanilla frozen yogurt or no sugar added vanilla ice cream sprinkled with nutmeg and cinnamon.

Fit Food: Body Builder Base

Here is one of my favorite recipes that I have been making ever since the bodybuilding & Kiana’s Flex Appeal days! Now I make it for my kids and they LOVE it! I make this every week and keep it in the refrigerator to add to lettuce wraps, in taco shells, in pita bread, put on pizza, or stuff bell peppers. It’s great for lunches and to put in air tight containers to enjoy with baked tortilla chips for lunch on the go.

Video & Post: Fit Kids Healthy Peanut Butter Balls

My kids and I love making this recipe. Now that they are 6 and 11, they can do it themselves 🙂 This is a fun and delicious recipe I used to make with my mom. I modified it to be healthier and have a wider variety of crunchy options! In Hawaii, we would add macadamia nuts (high in fat – beware but so good), coconut and dried fruit too! Enjoy! Psst: Fit Kids Recipe video to come 🙂

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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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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