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







  • 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


  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


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 








  • 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



  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


The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Recipes

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving dinner conjures up images of turkey, carbs, pies and second helpings!  This year we've picked our favorite healthy recipes to feature in  the Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving.  So check out this showcase of  the best appetizers, side dishes, desserts and more and let us know your favorites.







 Garlic Grilled Tomatoes                                             No-Cook Shrimp Dip

 Garlic Grilled Tomatoes                                         No-Cook Shrimp Dip                                                                                                                                       

                                                          Avocado-Feta DipHummus, Fresh and Homemade

Hummus, Fresh and Homemade                           Avocado-Feta Dip  


Spinach & Brie Topped Artichoke Hearts                                                         

Spinach & Brie Topped Artichoke Hearts                        Curried Butternut Squash Bisque



 Healthy Potato Gratin with Herbs                                                            Cheesy Potato Casserole

Healthy Potato Gratin with Herbs                             Easy Butternut Squash Risotto


Healthy Creamed Spinach Casserole                                                             Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes with Vanilla
Healthy Creamed Spinach Casserole                       Cinnamon Sweet Potatoes with Vanilla


Honey Balsamic Carrots                                                              
Honey Balsamic Carrots                                            Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes



Oven-Roasted Turkey

Oven Roasted Turkey



pumpkin coconut tart - activenow                                                             Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie

Pumpkin Coconut Tart                                            Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie


Indulgent Coconut Cupcakes                                                             Super Green Raw Brownies

Skinny Key Lime Pie                                                Super Green Raw Brownies


Apple Squares                                                                  

Apple Squares                                                         Dark Chocolate Nut Bark



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Posted Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 by Michael Gonzales in Guides, Holiday Happenings, Recipes, Appetizers, Dessert, Entrees, Side Dish


Easy Butternut Squash Risotto

Easy Butternut Squash Risotto
Servings: 4
Prep time: 5 mins; cooking time: 14 mins
Nutrition/serving: 256 calories,
8 g fat (2g Sat, 4g mono, 1g poly)
41g carbohydrates, 10g protein 










  • 1 medium butternut squash 
  • 1 1/4 cup brown rice 
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large shallot, minced
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese, plus additional for garnish
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 



  1. Cut squash in half lengthwise.
  2. Place the squash halves, cut sides down, on plastic wrap in microwave. Cook on HIGH 10 minutes or until cooked through. Scoop flesh into medium bowl, stir until smooth, and set aside.
  3. Microwave rice according to package directions, omitting butter.
  4. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add shallot; cook 2 minutes, stirring. Add rice.
  5. Alternately stir in squash and broth, 1/2 cup at a time ...

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Posted Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 by Michael Gonzales in Recipes, Entrees, Side Dish