Sunday, May 18, 2008



6-ounce      Can water-packed solid tuna
3/4 cup      Prepared hummus
1 cup           Finely shredded fresh spinach leaves
1 cup           Grated carrots
1 tsp            Cumin
8 slices       Ezekiel Bread
1/2 cup       Low-fat milk
1                  Large egg
2                  Large egg whites


1.  Crumble tuna in a bowl.  Add hummus, spinach, carrots and cumin; mix thoroughly. Make four sandwiches with the bread and tuna mixture.

2.  In a shallow bowl whisk together milk and egg and egg whites. Dip each sandwich one at a time until lightly soaked on both sides. You should use all egg mixture.

3.  Spay a large nonstick skillet with Pam or other vegetable spay.  Over very low heat add sandwiches cover loosely with a lid or piece of foil.

4.  Cook until the undersides of the sandwiches are well browned, 8 to 10 minutes.  Turn over and cook still covered until second side is well browned.

Nutritional info: 290 calories; 6 g fat; 31 g carbs; 25 g protein

Serve open faced for lower calories and about half the carbs.    

Monday, May 05, 2008


I don't know about all of you but I am a cereal lover!!!! I know its hard to find a cereal that is low carb, high protein and still tastes good. I mean come on we all know how most "good for you" cereals taste.....NASTY!!! But good news I have one for you and I must say I am addicted!!! Even my kids like it so that's a big bonus!

And yes you read it right its made from Hemp,don't worry its all legal I buy it in the grocery store. So here are a few facts about this yummy "good for you" cereal.

* Low sodium
* Good source of fiber
* 400 mg Omega-3 per serving
* USDA Organic
* lower in Carbs
* good source of Protein

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/2 cup, Calories 140, Calories From Fat 45, Total Fat 5g, Saturated fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g, Omega-3 .6g, Omega-6 1.8g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 25mg, Total Carbohydrates 20g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Sugars 5g, Protein 3g.