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A Powell Perfect Green Bean Casserole

A Powell Perfect Green Bean Casserole

For all you green bean casserole fans, here’s a healthy, and gluten-free, solution for you! Gluten Free Green Bean Casserole Serves 6 What you’ll need: 16 oz. fresh green beans…

Caramel Apple Cake

Caramel Apple Cake

I may have found my new indulgence…not just this cake, but ALL of the wonderful recipes from the amazing Erika Peterson. The best part about her recipes is that they…

Cranberry Quinoa Stuffing

Cranberry Quinoa Stuffing

A holiday favorite of ours is back just in time for Thanksgiving! This perfectly sweet and salty combo will make your taste buds dance…and will save you the calories of…

Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Don’t you love it when a healthier version of your favorite fall dishes falls into your laptop? Even my hubby, Chris gives these a “thumbs up.” Are you ready for my…

Spuds: Studs or Duds?

Spuds: Studs or Duds?

There were many questions about white potatoes after I posted a pic of my potato the other day. People wondering if they were good for you, bad for you, too…

Pumpkin Pecan Pie

Pumpkin Pecan Pie

I can’t believe October is already here! What does this mean for most of us? Baking season and holiday festivities (along with those unwanted holiday pounds) are waiting for us…

Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet Potato Brownies

You might know Drew Manning from his incredible Fit2Fat2Fit journey or from his appearance on Alyssa’s courageous Extreme Weight Loss episode. You might also know of Drew from his hit book…

Let’s Celebrate Blueberries!

Let’s Celebrate Blueberries!

July is National Blueberry Month and has been since 2003. “Why,” might you ask, “Should the blueberry deserve an entire official month?” There are lots of reasons why, the most…

Greek Yogurt Pops + Maternity Wear

Greek Yogurt Pops + Maternity Wear

Special thanks to my friends at Lunchpails & Lipstick for sharing one of my favorite treats for beating the heat— Greek Yogurt Pops! Also check out some fun maternity clothes…

Protein Carrot Cake Bars

Protein Carrot Cake Bars

Thanks to my amazing sister-in-law for finding and sharing this no sugar added, protein carrot cake recipe with me! Yes, you are understanding correctly – you CAN eat carrot cake…

The Incredible, Edible Egg!

The Incredible, Edible Egg!

It’s National Egg Day today! Packed with vitamins and minerals and coming in at just 70 calories each, the egg is an EGG-cellent way to enjoy a healthy meal or…

What’s In My . . . Fridge!

What’s In My . . . Fridge!

Ever wonder what the Powell Pack piles in their fridge? While this does change often, depending on what “kick” we are on or how long we are in town, this…

Mac ‘n Cheese, Please!

Mac ‘n Cheese, Please!

Who doesn’t love mac ‘n cheese? I have good news for you – you don’t have to kiss this one goodbye to stay on your nutritional track. Nope! This Powell…

Air Popped Heaven!

Air Popped Heaven!

Would you believe me if I told you there was a perfectly-salted, buttery, delicious, totally addictive and perfect popcorn that you could eat FOUR cups of, totally guilt free?! Well…

The Dessert Diet

The Dessert Diet

Finally, a diet that allows you to eat any dessert you want, everyday, while still losing massive amounts of weight… April Fools! I’m sorry, but in the spirit of today,…

Caribbean Jerk Chicken

Caribbean Jerk Chicken

Try this family dinner favorite straight from Chris’ new book, Choose More, Lose More for Life, on shelves May 7th! Caribbean Jerk Chicken INGREDIENTS 2 PORTIONS 4 PORTIONS 6 PORTIONS…

Gluten-Free Pasta Perfection

Gluten-Free Pasta Perfection

Okay, I can’t let this super-easy family favorite stay a secret for much longer. Time to share a meal we eat every single week, without fail. The best part is…

Grab a Grapefruit and Enjoy!

Grab a Grapefruit and Enjoy!

High in vitamin C, low calorie, high fiber  and . . . it tastes yummy! It’s grapefruit season, especially here in Arizona. Neighbors love sharing the fresh grapefruit picked right…

Happy National Tortilla Chip Day!

Happy National Tortilla Chip Day!

Believe it or not, we DO celebrate such a seemingly-silly day over here at the Powell home – we’ll take any excuse to pair a delicious guac with some hearty…

HEART-y Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

HEART-y Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

Can you believe we’re already half way through February – National Heart Healthy Month!?! I love experimenting with new recipes, especially those that include gluten free heart healthy foods. Finding recipes…

Life is a Bowl Full of Cherries

Life is a Bowl Full of Cherries

You’ve heard the saying before, “Life is like a bowl full of cherries”. This ever popular phrase comes from a song written back in the 1930s  that starts off like…

Spicing It Up with Spicy Pulled Chicken

Spicing It Up with Spicy Pulled Chicken

Studies have shown that spicy food may help heat up your metabolism. Although the actual long-term effects chili and other hot foods have on your the metabolism are a bit…

Powell’s Sweet Potato Pudding Snack

Powell’s Sweet Potato Pudding Snack

Looking for a tasty treat that’s easy to make, tastes like heaven, and is actually healthy? You’re looking in the right place!   This Sweet Potato Pudding is a Powell family favorite that tastes…

Carb Cycling: The Extreme Cycle

Carb Cycling: The Extreme Cycle

The Extreme Cycle is the newest addition to our carb cycling family and is the result of our years of experience helping our peeps successfully transform their lives on Extreme…

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