Whole Grains

Carrot Raisin Muffins – includes vegan version

Carrot Raisin Muffins – includes vegan version

Sweet, flaky and delicious, with a health benefit!

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Obsessed With Bread- Chad Robertson’s Tartine Country French Bread

Obsessed With Bread- Chad Robertson’s Tartine Country French Bread

The most delicious & healthy sourdough you’ve ever had…

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Recipe: Crispy Baked Oatmeal

Recipe: Crispy Baked Oatmeal

Try this tasty twist on breakfast oatmeal…

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Recipe: Peter’s Homemade Granola

Recipe: Peter’s Homemade Granola

This recipe was taken from The Barefoot Contessa and modified

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Recipe: Oatmeal, Blueberry Muffins- Low Fat, Low Sugar, High Fiber…

Recipe: Oatmeal, Blueberry Muffins- Low Fat, Low Sugar, High Fiber…

These are perfect if you’re looking for a fast, filling, healthy breakfast that’s low cal and full of fiber and other nutrients.

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Recipe: Quinoa Salad W/ Broiled Salmon

Recipe: Quinoa Salad W/ Broiled Salmon

Celebrity Yoga Instructor, Kristin McGee, shares this great recipe!

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Recipe- Whole Grain Morning Glory Muffins

Recipe- Whole Grain Morning Glory Muffins

Delicious and healthy

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Recipe- Oat Bran Muffins

Recipe- Oat Bran Muffins

Fast and healthy breakfast muffins

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Recipe: Pre-Race Dinner; Whole Wheat Linguine with Bison Burger

Recipe: Pre-Race Dinner; Whole Wheat Linguine with Bison Burger

energy, muscles and great flavor all in one meal

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Recipe- Grilled, Whole Wheat Pizzas

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Whole wheat pizza with fresh mozzarella, grilled onions, garlic, basil and fresh tomato

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Whole wheat pizza with feta cheese, grilled onions, garlic, ham, basil and tomato sauce

Grilling pizza is fast, easy and absolutely delicious with countless variations. What do you love?  Throw it on.  I let my kids choose their ingredients and help assemble their masterpieces.  The secret is fresh ingredients, light on the cheese and sauce and a super thin, crispy crust.

Nutrition: one, 4 x 4 inch slice = approximately 175 calories

Ingredients:

  • Whole wheat dough (get it from local pizzeria or healthy grocery store like Trader Joes)
  • Your favorite tomato sauce (mine is Rao’s Marinara when I don’t make my own)
  • Fresh mozzarella cheese (I also used feta- use whatever you love)
  • Fresh basil, garlic, onions, tomatoes

Other options:

  • Ham, chicken sausage, any vegetables you love

Recipe:

Bring the dough to room temperature (it’s easier to work with) and preheat your grill on medium.  Slice the cheese and tomato into very thin layers and set aside.  Slice or chop whatever other ingredients you’re using as you like and grill the onions and saute the garlic and set aside.  Cut the dough into quarters, working with one quarter at a time.  Role the dough out as thin as possible using flour to prevent sticking.  Spray the grill with olive oil and gently and carefully place the dough on the grill.  Let cook for 3 minutes and then take off the heat, set aside and repeat with remaining dough.  Don’t cook the other side yet.  Now assemble your pies with whatever ingredients you like, putting your sauce down first on the side that was grilled facing up. Don’t overcrowd or overload with too much cheese or sauce. This will save calories and prevent soggy pizza.  Place the pies on the grill and cook for 7-10 minutes checking to make sure the crust is crispy but not burned.  Sprinkle with olive oil, cut into 4 x 4 inch squares and enjoy. Bon appetit!

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