Monthly Archives: June 2014

Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Bites w/ Dill Yogurt Dipping sauce

Erika Armetta

For the Bites: 3 tbsp. whole wheat flour ¼ cup low fat cheddar cheese, shredded 3 chicken breasts 1 cup cooked quinoa ¼ cup hot sauce 1 tbs. pepper cup panko breadcrumbs         These bites are a popular hit as an appetizer at parties because they are a great spin on Buffalo… Read More >


Blueberry Angel Food Cake

Erika Armetta

1 cup cake flour ½ cup agave nectar 1 ¾ cup egg whites ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. stevia powder 1 tsp. cream of tartar 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ cup blueberries           Angel food cake is one of the healthier cakes out there (if there can be one) because of… Read More >


Crab Soup

Erika Armetta

 Crab Soup 2 quarts low-fat chicken broth 1 quart water 6 crabs Old bay to taste ½ pound green beans, halved 12 baby carrots, halved 1 stalk celery 1 small onion, diced 1 15 oz. can petite diced tomatoes 1 head broccoli, chopped     Don’t know what to do with leftover cold crabs? Instead… Read More >


Reinvented Guacamole

Erika Armetta

Reinvented Guacamole 1 Avocado 1 Cup peas 1 Medium tomato, diced ¼ Red Onion, diced 1 tbsp. light sour cream 1 Lime, juiced 2 Cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped Salt and Pepper to taste     Adding peas to your guacamole will help stretch it and cut down on the fat. Everyone… Read More >


Summer Kale

Erika Armetta

Summer Kale 1 Bunch of kale (about a half a pound) 1 Lemon, juiced 1 tbsp. olive oil ½ Red onion, sliced 4 Cloves garlic, minced ¼ Cup sliced, roasted pine nuts ¼ Cup water Salt to taste     I purchased some kale at the farmer’s market this weekend and decided to make a… Read More >


Greek Salad With Vinaigrette Recipe

Erika Armetta

Greek Salad Greek salads are a simple way to get a variety of nutrients. Plus they are tasty and easy to make. To know exactly what is going into your food, I would suggest to make your own dressing as well. It’s a simple, light recipe that goes great on these kinds of salads. 1… Read More >


Creamy Cauliflower Sauce with Chicken and Whole Grain Pasta Recipe

Erika Armetta

If you’re like me, you crave the creamy comfort of a great pasta dish with Alfredo sauce. Being Italian, this was one of my favorite foods growing up. However, it’s not so healthy. This spin on a comfort food is a simple and healthy recipe that is a great substitute for Alfredo sauce. It’s a… Read More >