Brownie Recipe


Nonstick cooking spray
3 oz semisweet or bittersweet chocolate
0.5 C carrot puree
0.5 C spinach puree
0.5 C firmly packed light or dark brown sugar
0.25 C unsweetened cocoa powder
2 T trans-fat-free soft tub margarine spread
2 t pure vanilla extract
2 large egg whites
0.75 C all-purpose flour
0.5 t baking powder
0.5 t salt

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Coat an 8×8 inch baking pan with cooking spray.

2. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler or over a very low flame.

3. In a large bowl, combine the melted chocolate, vegetable purees, sugar, cocoa powder, margarine, and vanilla, and whisk until smooth an creamy, 1-2 minutes.

4. Whisk in egg whites. Stir in the flour, baking powder, and salt with a wooden spoon.

5. Pour the batter into the pan and bake 35-40 minutes. Cool completely in the pan before cutting into 12 bars.

Spaghetti Pie Recipe


1 package all natural ground turkey breast
1 box whole wheat spaghetti
1/2 zucchini
1/2 squash
1 -2 large roma tomatoes
1 bottle of organic tomato sauce (check ingredients to make sure they are all real and doesn’t contain added sugar)


in a medium saute pan brown turkey meat over medium high heat until cooked all the way through. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add zucchini, squash, tomatoes and jar of sauce to a food processor, vitamix or blender. Puree until it is all smooth. Add pasta to boiling water and cook according to directions. Add sauce to turkey meat and mix thoroughly. Drain pasta once it is done. In a dish mix sauce and spaghetti. Top with mozzarella cheese. Either bake for additional 10 minutes at 350 degrees or cover with tin foil to allow cheese to melt.

Chicken Nuggets Recipe


  • 1 cup whole wheat, white or panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1 tbs. grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 cup broccoli, spinach, sweet potato or beet purée
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast or chicken tenders, rinsed, dried and cut into small chunks
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 tbs. olive oil

  • 1
  • Lay a large sheet of waxed paper or aluminum foil on counter. Combine first six ingredients on paper or foil, and mix well with your fingers.

  • 2

    In shallow bowl, mix purée and egg with a fork and set bowl next to bread crumb mixture.

  • 3

    Sprinkle chicken with salt. Dip chunks into egg mixture and toss in bread crumbs until coated.

  • 4

    Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high burner. When skillet is hot, add oil. Place chicken nuggets in skillet in a single layer, being careful not to crowd the pan, and cook until crisp and golden on one side, 3 to 4 minutes. Turn and cook until chicken is cooked through, golden brown and crisp all over, 4 to 5 minutes longer. (Cut into a piece to check that it’s cooked through.) Serve warm. Serves 4.

Banana Bread Recipe


Nonstick cooking spray

3/4 cup whole-wheat flour

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 cup firmly packed light or dark brown sugar

1/4 cup canola or vegetable oil

2 large egg whites

1 1/2 cups banana puree

1/2 cup cauliflower puree

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


1. Preheat oven to 350. Coat a 9×5-inch loaf pan, or 2 mini pans, with cooking spray.

2. In a bowl or a zipper-lock bag, mix the flours with the baking soda, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.

3. In a large mixing bowl, mix the sugar and oil with a wooden spoon until well combined. Mix in the egg whites, banana and cauliflower purees, and vanilla. add the flour mixture and mix just until combined.

4. Pour the batter into the loaf pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 55 to 60 minutes for the large loaf, 25 to 30 minutes for the mini loaves. Let cool on a rack for 5 minutes, then turn the bread out of the pan to cool before serving.