Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Crust Pizza
 
Prep Time: 15 minutes     Cook Time: 19 minutes
Total Time: 34 minutes     Yield: Serves 4
    Calories per serving: 109     Fat per serving: 7g

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked, riced cauliflower
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1/2tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • Olive oil (optional)
  • Pizza sauce
  • Mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • Other additional toppings of your choice

Instructions

  1. Take 1 large head of cauliflower, remove the stems and leaves, and chop the florets into chunks. Add to a food processor and pulse just until it looks like rice. Alternatively, you can grate the cauliflower with a cheese grater.
  2. Place the riced cauliflower in a microwave safe bowl, add 1/4 cup water, and microwave for 6-8 minutes, stirring half-way through.
  3. To make the pizza, preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Spray a pizza pan or cookie sheet ...

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Posted Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees

 
 
 

This is What 100 Calories Looks Like

This is What 100 Calories Looks Like

By Justin Sedor

Refinery29

 

Diet fads come and go every day, each one more extreme than the next. No carbs, no fat, high fat, no meat, high meat, no gluten - we don't know about you, but we can hardly keep up. The one piece of conventional wisdom that we just can't seem to shake, though, is the idea that cutting calories will help us lose weight. Okay, yes, there is definitely truth to the concept that a net calorie deficit will result in body-weight reduction. But, obsessing over those little numbers on the back of your groceries often means ignoring basic tenets of nutrition. All calories are definitely not created equal; while a scoop of ice cream and an avocado contain the same number of calories, one choice is fundamentally healthier than the other. The important thing, of course, is to focus on giving your body what it ...

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Posted Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 by Michael Gonzales in Healthy Living, Nutrition

 
 
 

Grilled Jalapeño Tuna Steaks

Grilled Jalapeño Tuna Steaks
Servings: 4
Prep time: 15 mins; cooking time: 10 mins
Nutrition/serving: 160 calories,
4.5 g fat, 1.2g carbohydrates, 27g protein 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 1 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 TSP fresh lime juice
  • 1 minced jalapeno pepper
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 lb. tuna steaks (Ahi tuna preferred)
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

 

Instructions

  1. Gather and prepare all the necessary ingredients.
  2. In a flat baking dish or wide mixing bowl, blend together oil, lime juice, garlic, jalapeno pepper and salt and pepper to taste until well combined.
  3. Place raw tuna steaks in baking dish with marinade, turning multiple times to coat both sides completely with mixture.
  4. Cover baking dish tightly with plastic wrap. Place tuna steaks with jalapeno mixture in the refrigerator for 20 minutes to marinate before grilling.
  5. Prepare and preheat the grill to high heat and oil grill grate lightly.
  6. Once the grill is preheated ...

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Posted Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees

 
 
 

Healthy Hamburger Buddy

Healthy Hamburger Buddy
Servings: 6 
Prep time: 15 mins; cooking time: 25 mins
Calories/serving: 326 calories,
 10g fat (4g Sat, 3g Mono) 
38g carb, 23g protein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 10 ounces white mushrooms, large ones cut in half
  • 1 large onion, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 pound 90%-lean ground beef
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 14-ounce can reduced-sodium beef broth, divided
  • 8 ounces whole-wheat elbow noodles, (2 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, or chives for garnish

 

Directions

  1. Fit a food processor with the steel blade attachment. With the motor running, drop garlic through the feed tube and process until minced, then add carrots and mushrooms and process until finely chopped. Turn it ...

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Posted Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees