Super Bowl “Healthy Desserts” KUSI

At every Super Bowl party the chances that you will over indulge are fairly HIGH.  Chances are you are going to overeat and over indulge, which will end up with an unhappy gut the next day.  These 3 simple recipes will help keep your gut happy, will help balance your blood sugar so you will not over eat, they all taste great and are very easy to make.

Enjoy!

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Baked Apples/peaches/pears  

C= 22 P= 8 F= 8

200 calories per serving

Serves 10

Ingredients:

4 medium apples

4 medium pears

4 medium peaches (if these are not in season add 4 different types of apples or pears)

2 Tbsp. of organic butter

1 Tbsp. of cinnamon

10 oz. shaved Parmesan reggiano cheese (no additives) OR 2.5 cups of 2% Greek Yogurt

 Instructions:

  1. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cut apples, peaches and pears into bite size pieces.
  3. Place all fruit along with butter and cinnamon into a Pyrex glass-cooking dish
  4. Bake for 45-55 minutes or until soft.
  5. Stir fruit every 10-15 minutes
  6. Allow fruit to cool or you may eat it warm
  7. *Add 1 oz. (about 3 level T.) of graded Parmesan Reggiano cheese to each 1 cup serving.OR 1/4 cup of Greek Yogurt
  8. Place rest of fruit in glass containers. Only add cheese once you are ready to serve.

 

Home made Metabolic Chocolate:

C=8 P=3 F=5

One chocolate = 80 to 90 Calories

Serves 25-30 chocolates

Ingredients:

1/3 cup of Organic Raw cacao powder

1/3 cup of refined organic coconut oil

1/3 cup of raw organic honey

1/3 cup of gelatin powder (Greatlakesgelatin.com)

1 & 1/3 cup of coconut flakes

1 tsp. vanilla or almond extract

1/2 tsp. of White Sea salt

Instructions:

In a Medium saucepan melt coconut oil, honey and cacao powder.  Turn burner to low and add vanilla or almond extracts, salt and gelatin.  Mix well.  Finally add in coconut flakes.

In large Pyrex glass pan, line with parchment paper.   Scoop Tablespoon size chocolate and place on paper.  Place in freezer for about 1 hour.  Enjoy.  Keep rest of chocolates in refrigerator for storage.

 

Kate’s Orange Juice Mix

Great for drinking in between meals, pre-workout, during workout and post workout

Ingredients:

6 oz. Pulp free Organic Orange Juice

2 oz. Organic pulp free Coconut water (optional)

1-2 tbsp. Hydrolyzed gelatin protein

*Start with 1 tbsp. and work yourself up to two.

A pinch of White Sea salt (you can add more if needed)

Ice

6-10 oz. carbonated (C02) or filtered water (whatever fills up bottle)

Instructions:

Add OJ, coconut water, salt, and gelatin to a 20 oz. bottle. Shake or blend together well.

Add ice, shake. DO NOT blend.

Add C02 water or filtered water last. Shake bottle lightly or the C02 water will make the drink fizz over.

Enjoy.  Sip through out day to keep blood sugar balanced and to keep the sugar cravings away.

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