Valentine’s day Protein Bar

The Weigh to Wellness test kitchen just cooked up this batch of higher protein Valentine’s Day protein bars to surprise your sweetheart with.  Of course there is still chocolate involved with this baked good but at least it comes with antioxidants, fiber and protein.  We hope you enjoy them!  I enjoyed making some chocolate designs…

A Healthier Cookie Exchange

It is time to start talking about the holidays!  At this time of year you are bombarded with party invitations and get togethers involving food and booze. This blog is dedicated to some ideas for healthier cookies for an annual cookie exchange. Ingredients to switch out or add: 1.) Replace high calorie oils with apple…

Ways to use your Protein Powder

Protein powders have been starting to become part of the average person’s diet in the last couple of years.  It is no longer just meant for the gym rats and body builders.  Here at Weigh to Wellness Denver we believe these powders can be used to help with weight loss, calorie control and overall health…

High Fiber Recipes!

BREAKFAST: Overnight oat and chia seed recipe: 1 cup dried rolled oats 1/4 cup dried chia seeds 1/4 cup flax seeds 2 cups almond milk 2 tsp cinnamon Directions: Mix together all ingredients above into a Tupperware container.  Let this sit in the refrigerator overnight. This recipe makes 4 servings Kcal:  Calories: 186kcal, Fat: 7gm,…

Heart Healthy Recipes

This week we wanted to provide you with heart healthy recipes that incorporate a bunch of the foods we have been talking about in our other blogs this month.  They are simple and easy to follow.  Please try these recipes out and let us know what you think. Greek Breakfast Sandwich Ingredients: handful of fresh…

Functional Food Recipe

  Now that you know what some of the more popular functional foods are we want to show you how to implement them into your diet!  In this blog we have designed some recipes that can help you increase your intake of functional foods and eat delicious foods. Turmeric Chicken Stir Fry Prep Time: 15…