Author: carolanmarks

Where spirit meets food

Naughty And Nice Oatmeal Protein Acai Cookies

Acai Berries + Oatmeal Cookies + Protein Powder + Sliced Fruit = Naughty and Nice Oatmeal Protein Acai Cookies. Here is a recipe for some great cookies that combine some of the healthiest muscle building foods on the planet. Thank you to Amy, the winner of the Zola Acai juice giveaway for her unique Naughty…
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February 3, 2018 0

Neapolitan Cheesecake

Ingredients 4 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup whipped cream (can be homemade or store bought) Strawberry Cheesecake 1/4 cup white sugar 1 tablespoon strawberry extract 1 cup whipped cream (can be homemade or store bought) red food coloring if you prefer Vanilla Cheesecake 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 cup…
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January 28, 2018 0

No Bake Chocolate Cheescake Recipe

I’ve been trying to get a bit more creative in the kitchen because there really is a limit to the number of times I can make fajitas, a roast dinner or a tuna pasta bake. One of the main problems I face is that I get absolutely zero enjoyment out of standing in the kitchen…
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January 22, 2018 0

No Bake Coconut Cranberry Energy Bites Recipe

In my house energy bites are all the rage. And with good reason. We are on-the-go a lot and with a hungry toddler (and husband) I need to keep quick snacks that are nutritious on hand. Energy bites have been my life saver. The first time I made these was back when I shared these…
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January 14, 2018 0

No Bake Coconut Cream Cheesecake

Wooooeeee that was a long week! So happy it’s finally Friday! I’m on summer vacation countdown though so time tends to slow down to a screeching halt during the waiting period. Trevor and I are on our own tonight. Which doesn’t happen too often! My mom is awesome and taking the kids camping overnight in her…
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January 7, 2018 0

No Bake Coconut Protein Bars

If you have ever wandered down the aisles of health food stores, you have probably seen people picking protein bar after protein bar, scanning the ingredient list and macronutrient breakdown; trying to find one that doesn’t contain a scary amount of sugar or nasty ingredients and that doesn’t cost an arm and leg. Truth is,…
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January 1, 2018 0

Slow Carb Orange Chicken

Every once in a while I get mailings from a local grocery store with coupons and recipes. I got one a while ago with a recipe for Orange Chicken that I had saved for later. Back then, I wasn’t doing 4HB. One day I was cleaning my desk and found the recipe and suddenly I…
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December 16, 2017 0

Slow Carb Tomato Soup Recipe

What’s your favorite meal from childhood? I don’t know why it is, but one of my favorite meals to remember is a grilled-cheese sandwich with a bowl of hot tomato soup. I’m sure we used that processed cheese food” and canned soup, but it was delicious to me. On a cold day, that’s still what…
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December 9, 2017 0

Slow Cooker Sesame Ginger Chicken

A grain free, paleo, slow cooker chicken dish with a low carb version. 1 ½ lbs skinless boneless chicken thighs or breasts ⅓ cup chicken broth, organic and gluten free kind 2 tbsp coconut aminos, or can use tamari sauce if you tolerate soy 1 tbsp sweetener of choice: erythritol for low carb , or…
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December 2, 2017 0

Stuffed Zucchini Boats Recipe

This easy zucchini recipe is sure to please even the pickiest of vegetable eaters. A simple filling of sautéed sweet onion, zucchini, breadcrumbs and melted mozzarella cheese turn a simple vegetable into a delicious, satisfying side dish that can easily be made ahead for company. Stuffed Zucchini Boats 2 tablespoons butter 1/3 cup dry breadcrumbs…
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November 23, 2017 0