Quinoa, black bean and corn salad

Quinoa, black bean and corn salad

Quinoa salad is a staple for summer BBQs at our house. This recipe makes a large bowl of quinoa salad that will see you through a couple of meals and makes great leftovers.Quinoa is a slowly digested carbohydrate that contains a complete protein, making it a good choice for vegetarians and people who don’t want…

Whip cream in 30 seconds

Sugar-free whipped cream in 30 seconds

Yes, you can whip cream in 30 seconds – just whip it in a measuring cup instead of a bowl. I like plain whipped cream without any added sweetener. However, if you like it sweeter, just add some vanilla and sweetener. Ingredients 1 cup heavy cream (whipping cream – 33% MF) 1 Tbsp Splenda┬« or…

Non-fat cinnamon yogurt spread

Nonfat cinnamon yogurt spread

A nonfat, sugar-free spread for toast and bagels – feel free to load up on it! Ingredients 1 recipe yogurt cheese or 1 tub nonfat Greek yogurt 2 tsps cinnamon 2 Tbsps Splenda, or stevia to equal 2 Tbsps sugar Directions Mix the yogurt cheese, cinnamon and sweetener together. Use the measurements listed above, or…

Non-fat yogurt cheese

Nonfat Greek yogurt (yogurt cheese)

This thickened yogurt (Greek yogurt) is a tangy spread that you can use in place of sour cream or spreadable cream cheese (which often has added starchy thickeners). It’s great on toast, or use a dollop in soups and stews. Make sure to use a natural yogurt that doesn’t have any added starches or thickening…