Healthy Ranch Dressing

  Eat ranch dressing and still lose weight with this healthy ranch dressing recipe! INGREDIENTS 2 cups Fat Free Cottage Cheese 1 Ranch dressing seasoning packet 1 tbsp. olive oil DIRECTIONS 1.      Puree the cottage cheese in a blender using water to achieve desired consistency. 2.      Add 1 tbsp. olive oil and entire ranch seasoning packet 3.      Blend again till well mixed 4.      Pour and serve.

Healthy Shrimp Scampi

                INGREDIENTS 4 tsp olive oil 1 1/4 pounds med raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (tails left on) 6-8 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup + 1 T minced parsley 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper 4 lemon wedges *Optional: eat with spiralized Zucchini Noodles DIRECTIONS In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil. Saute the shrimp until just pink, around 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and continue cooking while stirring constantly, about 30 seconds. With a slotted spoon transfer the shrimp to a platter and tent with foil to keep them warm. In the skillet,… Read More

Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Alfredo

            Are you going Keto? Here is a delicious keto recipe that substitutes spaghetti squash for pasta and will help you stay on track with your weight loss goals. INGREDIENTS1 pound raw shrimp, deshelled, tails removed1 bunch asparagus, cut into thirds8 ounces baby bella mushrooms, chopped2 tablespoons olive oil1 spaghetti squash, halved1 yellow onion, chopped2 teaspoons Italian seasoning1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes1/2 teaspoon garlic salt1/2 teaspoon pepperFor the Alfredo Sauce:1/4 cup butter1 cup heavy cream1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated2 cloves garlic, minced DIRECTIONSPreheat oven to 425°.1. Lay squash halves on an ungreased baking sheet, cut-side down. Roast for 40 minutes or until insides are soft. Scoop out insides of squash with a fork and… Read More

Asian Ground Beef Stir-fry

One of the best ways to lose weight is to eliminate a high carbohydrate food by substituting a low-carb alternative. One of our favorite ways to do that is by using cauliflower rice. Try it out in our Asian Ground Beef Stir Fry recipe. Who says losing weight can’t be delicious?   INGREDIENTS2 tbs olive oil8 oz cremini mushrooms8 oz green beans1 lb ground beef3 garlic cloves, minced1 thumb-sized chunk of ginger, grated or minced1 head of cauliflower8 oz bok choy1/3 cup soy, tamari, or coconut aminos1 tbs stevia brown sugarOptional 1/2 tbs of SrirachaGarnish: cilantro, green onion, squeeze of lime juice.DIRECTIONS       Prep your ingredients. With the largest part of a box grater, grate your head of… Read More