Tag Archives: Metabolic Makeover Approved

“I’ve been doing cardio level exercise for a month at the gym, and I just can’t lose this fat!” Mrs. V. was frustrated that her aggressive exercise approach had failed to reduce her belly fat. We performed VO2 max testing on her and she truly had been working out at a heart rate that was […]

Brownie Makeover Creamy Chocolate Mousse This non-dairy mousse is sure to please and surprise guests. The creaminess of avocadoes and the bitterness of the chocolate make for a dessert that is fluffy and filling. The best part of all is it’s easy to make! Serves: 4 4 large ripe avocados 1 cup cocoa powder 1 […]

Mozzarella Cheese Stick Makeover Easy Baked Tofu Squares I always prepare a mix of party foods to please a varied audience. Add this simple recipe to your game-day party plan and you will enrich your Vegetarian and Vegan guests with a nice protein-rich snack. Toss with a little nutritional yeast right after baking for a […]

Buffalo Wings Makeover Chilled Oven-Roasted Chicken Breast This is a staple recipe I prepare on the weekend to provide my weekday lunches with adequate protein. This is a perfect game-day Paleo snack that can be made the day before. Roasted chicken can be cut into 3 inch long strips served cold on skewers alongside a […]

7 Layer dip Makeover Cucumber Slices with Red Lentil Hummus Pacific Northwest culture is full of fascinating spins on some of the latest food trends. This recipe is inspired by a Traditions Café in Olympia, Washington, a spin on the traditional chickpea hummus. The use of red lentils provides a similar color to the traditional […]

Ranch Dressing and Veggie Makeover Red Cabbage & Apple Slaw This powerful high-powered salad has cholesterol lowering effects and is an excellent source of vitamin C – a sweet and tangy slaw that adds to the flavors of your game-day fare.  This salad works great as a snack and is a lovely pairing with Chinese […]

Barbeque Lil Smokies Makeover Chinese Barbecue Buffalo Meat Balls It’s hard to pardon with Lil’ Smokies and barbeque sauce on game-day but try these meatballs and you’ll sure find the transition to uncured meats is painless. These meatballs are a delicious party food with a tangy Asian-fusion ‘kick’ to inspire your favorite NFL team and […]

Twice baked potatoes Makeover Baked Yam Wedges Creamy when cooked, yams are a vibrant vegetable to color your table with and a good source of potassium and vitamin B6. The complex carbohydrates and fiber deliver the energy you need gradually, helping your blood sugar levels and waistline. A great French-fry alternative to accompany your favorite […]

Spice Mix Makeover Spiced Pan Toasted Almonds Full of healthy monounsaturated fats that effectively lower LDL-levels, these delicious pan toasted almonds will keep your taste-buds satisfied and keep your heart healthy. Super bowl fans will wow with delight! Serves: 8 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 ½ cups almonds shelled and peeled 1 teaspoon chili powder […]