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Simple Healthy Chicken Pizza

This recipe takes only 20 minutes. This homemade pizza should be a part of your healthy eating plans.  It tastes delicious and only takes about 35 minutes to make and serve.

Nutrition facts per serving:
Calories:  287
Protein:  22 grams
Carbohydrates: 30 grams
Fat:  10 grams
Fiber:  5 grams

Ingredients:
1  12 ounce whole-wheat or whole-grain pizza crust, such as Boboli
1/4 cup pizza sauce
1/2 cup frozen spinach, thawed and drained well
1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 cup shredded part skim mozzarella cheese
6 medium white mushrooms, sliced
1/4 cup part skim ricotta
2 Tbsp grated Parmesan
1 Tbsp Extra Virgin olive oil
2 tsp Balsamic Vinegar
6 oz of chopped chicken, cooked

Method of Preparation:

1.  Cook 6 oz of chicken and then cut into small chunks.
2.  Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.  Place a large pizza pan or baking sheet on the bottom of the oven to preheat.
3.  Spread the pizza sauce on the pizza crust followed by the spinach and onion.  Then sprinkle with the mozzarella and mushrooms.  Dollop …

High Protein Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Pancakes

A recipe by Tom Venuto



Oatmeal pancakes! This is it! The world-famous "high protein apple-cinnamon oatmeal pancake." Most often eaten recipe for so many reasons... and NOT just for breakfast!

Nutrition Information:Serving Size: 1 pancakeCalories: 423Protein: 39.5 gCarbs: 53.5 g.Fat: 6 g.
Ingredients ¾ cup old-fashioned oatmeal (rolled oats) 4 egg whites (1 egg yolk optional)1/2 apple, diced1 scoop protein powder (vanilla)1 T Cinnamon  Yield : 1 large pancake Instructions1.) Put all ingredients together in a mixing bowl. Stir until the mixture has a semi-liquid pancake-batter-like consistency.

2.) Spray some non-stick spray on a frying pan and pour the mixture into the pan.

3.) Cook on medium heat. When one side is lightly browned and solid enough to flip, turn the pancake over with a spatula and cook the other side until lightly browned and firm.
Note: For higher protein diets, add one scoop of protein powder (I like vanilla protein - I use a "vanilla praline" that add…

Creamy Pumpkin Spiced Latte | Nedah Warstler

By Nedah Warstler of leanKitchen.com
1 C. HOT milk of choice (skim, almond, etc.)
1 T. fresh or canned 100% pumpkin puree
1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice ( a mixture of ground cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and nutmeg) or cinnamon
1 scoop of Prograde Coffee Flavoured Lean
2-3 drops vanilla stevia
Blend and serve hot.