Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Zucchini Pizza Wheels

Zucchini is packed with minerals and nutrients which benefit your eyes, skin, heart and protect your body against certain types of cancers. It also contains both soluble and insoluble fibers which aids in healthy digestion. Eating zucchini may lower blood sugar levels, aid in weight loss and improve heart health. 

Consider ways to incorporate zucchini into your weekly menu. Here is a great recipe to both dress up and/or disguise zucchini (for your pickiest eaters) at your next family snack or quick dinner gathering.

Zucchini Pizza Wheels


- 1 Large Zucchini (or 2 small)

- 1/2 cup Marinara Sauce

- 1/2 cup Shredded Cheese

- Basil Leaves


1) Preheat oven to 375 Degrees F.

2) Slice the zucchini into 1/2" thick rounds.

3) Lay on a paper towel and sprinkle with salt. Let sit for a few min, then dab with a paper towel to remove any moisture.

4) Spray a large baking sheet then arrange the zucchini in a single layer.

5) Top with a spoonful of sauce and pinch of cheese. Bake for 10-12 min or until the cheese begins to brown. 

6) Sprinkle with basil and serve. Enjoy!

Thursday, September 17, 2020


 Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. As the name depicts breakfast breaks the overnight fasting period. It replenishes you supply of glucose to boost your energy levels and provide your body with essential nutrients to a healthy diet. Eating breakfast jump starts your metabolism to keep your hunger levels at bay and burning calories throughout your day.  

Lack of time is typically to blame from non-breakfast supporters. Check out these easy pre-prepared breakfast solutions to grab and go on busy schedule filled mornings.

Baked Oatmeal Bars - filled with fiber and whole grains these bars are great for breakfast and snacks alike. Enjoy hot or cold. This recipe is sure to please your whole family!

Oatmeal Energy Bites - another oatmeal treat to enjoy anytime of day. These bites will satisfy both old and young alike, while fueling your body for whatever challenge comes your way. Find full recipe HERE.

Fancy Whole Wheat Toast -transform ordinary toast with THESE easy tricks and ideas (click here).

Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding - Start your day with a healthy dose of fiber and protein. This versatile breakfast recipe can be made the night before and will be ready to go the next morning when you are. Check out THIS easy recipe!

If recipes are still too much of a commitment to tackle, consider keeping these easy & nutritious foods on hand for quick breakfast solutions on-the-go.

  • Low-Fat Yogurt
  • String cheese
  • Mixed Nuts
  • Low-sugar Granola Bars
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Dried Fruit
Start your day with a nutrient dense breakfast to jump start your metabolism and boost your energy for whatever your morning has in store.