Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Quinoa

Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Quinoa

Light, fluffy and full of flavor, quinoa cooks up a lot like rice, yet it’s richer in flavor (with a hint of nuttiness) and packs in more protein, fiber, iron, magnesium and other big-name minerals than a serving of your favorite brown grain. T ...
Cherry Almond Cookie Bars

Cherry Almond Cookie Bars

Cherries and almonds are a classic fruit-and-nut duo. You see them together in protein bars, granola”¦even shampoo and body washes. Finally, you can stop sniffing your hair and fill your house with the warmth of cherry almond cookie bars. The f ...
Lean Green Protein Smoothie

Lean Green Protein Smoothie

Going green in 2014? Start with this sensational smoothie, teeming with healthy greens, protein-packed seeds and a scoop of creamy almond butter. Freezing veggies first means no need for ice””nothing but pure, dense nutrition and loads of fresh ...
Peanut Butter-Stuffed Cupcakes

Peanut Butter-Stuffed Cupcakes

You can take a shortcut to the mall. But when it comes to baking moist chocolate cupcakes, don’t let quickness trump quality. Betty Crocker, beware! Mixing your own batter is not at all difficult — or time-consuming. Best of all, you̵ ...
Heavenly Honey Protein Parfait

Heavenly Honey Protein Parfait

Simple. Satisfying. Healthy. Heavenly? With just 364 calories and 4 grams of fat, this light, layered breakfast is a dieter’s dream. Start the day with creaminess, crunch and a kick start from a cleverly mixed-in scoop of protein powder. Pre-ma ...
Pecan Protein Brownies

Pecan Protein Brownies

Brownies are like a blank canvas. You can add just about any ingredient imaginable — among the most popular being nuts. Since walnuts are too been-there-done-that, we’re picking pecans. After all, they’re rich in manganese and prote ...
Cinnamon Protein French Toast

Cinnamon Protein French Toast

In France, this tweaked-toast dish is referred to as pain perdu, or “lost bread.” No, it’s not a reference to early-morning scavenger hunts for a decent breakfast. French toast traditionally is made with day-old or slightly stale ( ...