Chocolate Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Cookie Dough Frosting


So not only are we celebrating with cupcakes, but we are celebrating with super moist and fluffy chocolate cupcakes topped with none other than the most amazing cream cheese chocolate chip cookie dough frosting! That’s right. Cookie dough…. as a frosting. Don’t worry it’s completely safe to eat, no raw eggs in this recipe! Phew. […]



Lean, clean and green. That’s what this Green Goddess Glow Bowl is all about. The best part about it? 20 minutes is all it takes. We need all the quick, healthy and green recipes we can get right?! With quinoa, kale, zucchini, edamame and a oil-free creamy tahini lemon dressing, your body will love this wholesome green […]

Skinny Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles


Every once in a while, I find the need to detox from all the cheese-stuffed, chocolate-dipped,sprinkled-topped creations that graze these pages. And there seemed like no better time than the present to lighten the caloric load with a healthier take on a comfort food favorite: Shrimp Scampi with Linguine. Gone is the butter. Gone is the pasta. Gone is […]

Dr Oz 3 Day Detox Cleanse Diet


The Lemon Cleanse Diet – Detox With Lemonade Lemonade 60 years ago, a Californian natural healer called Stanley Burroughs devised a liquid mixture aimed at flushing out toxins from the body and leaving it clean and healthy. Thus began the Lemon cleanse diet, or lemonade diet; a way to detox with lemonade, which is still […]

Chicken Broccoli and Mushroom Stir Fry


The sauce in this chicken broccoli stir fry is perfectly “saucy,” making it ideal for serving over hot and fluffy white rice. It’s much healthier than takeout and you can use the best and even organic ingredients. You’ll feel good about serving this to your family because it’s loaded with broccoli and made with real chicken breast rather than the […]

Dr Oz: “300 Sandwiches” 1-Minute Recipes + Steak Lettuce Wraps


Dr Oz: ‘300 Sandwiches’ Author Dr Oz was excited to share one-minute meals with the help of the author of 300 Sandwiches, Stephanie Smith. The inspiration for the book came when her boyfriend told her she was “300 sandwiches away from an engagement ring.” Stephanie shared that in her relationship, her boyfriend Eric did all the cooking, […]

Dr. Oz’s 3-Day Detox Cleanse.


Since we’re on the subject…many friends have been ranting and raving about Dr. Oz’s 3-Day Detox Cleanse. Have you heard of it, tried it or have any thoughts? It seems to require a lot of food, so I think I may give it a try and track my results! See more: Dr Oz: Banana Latte Smoothie Recipe […]



My favorite type of moment in cooking is when the healthy meals turn out to be the tastiest. Nothing is better than finding a light recipe that is just as delicious as a fattening one! These Chicken Avocado Pitas are healthy and filling, and taste just as great if they were packed full of calories. This […]

Balsamic Glazed Steak Rolls


Recipe by Daring Gourmet Prep Time 15 min Total Time 30 min Servings 8 INGREDIENTS 8 thin slices sirloin or flank steak (length and width according to personal preference) Extra virgin olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper Fresh rosemary, chopped 1 red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips 1 green bell pepper, sliced into thin strips 1 medium zucchini, sliced into […]

Dr Oz: Banana Latte Smoothie Recipe


When you think about kicking off your day, it might be hard to picture without coffee. Try this drink as a mid-morning snack to give you that caffeine boost (or go decaf if you prefer), helping you satisfy that craving and stick to your goal of trying to lose two pounds in a hurry. Dr […]

22 Low-Carb Snack Ideas: Bread Not Included


If you’re cutting carbs, then you may have run into a few issues… such as hunger! It’s hard to find a good snack option to keep you going in between meals. Lucky for you, we’ve got 22! Skinny Mozzarella Bites: This is the perfect snack for moms because your kids will love it too! If you’re both in need […]

10 Cocktails with 150 Calories or Less


If you’re planning to ring in the New Year with a drink, watch out: Many popular cocktails contain more calories than a cheeseburger! To celebrate without adding to your weight, try one of these low-calorie cocktails. Cosmopolitan Lite: 75 calories, 0 g fatThe ladies on “Sex and the City” popularized this typically-220-calorie cocktail. Lighten it […]

Easy Slow Cooker French Onion Soup


Easy Slow Cooker French Onion Soup recipe for you today! These chilly fall days are perfect for soup, don’t you think? And this French Onion Soup for the most part just involves throwing some ingredients into a slow cooker and it will be ready for dinner. Top the soup with some bread or croutons and some Swiss […]



Skinny Mozzarella Sticks are a super simple and guilt-free appetizer loaded with the comforting flavor of melted cheese. You do like cheese right? Heck yes you like cheese! If you said NO, well then you are either lactose intolerant or a flat out liar face because everybody likes cheese. The problem is just that most people don’t […]

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Granola Apple Bites


Snack on these super easy, delicious and nutritious apple bites with peanut butter, granola and a chocolate drizzle! I am so excited for fall, y’all. Why my craving for cinnamon, cozy sweaters and crunchy leaves hits on the hottest day of the year, I’m not quite sure… But I think it has something to do with my […]