My name's Sara.
I'm 26 years old. I got married on October 29th 2010. This is my blog on how I started trying to lose weight for my wedding and be over all more healthy.
I'm a picky eater, always have been always will be. I do try things at least once... most of the time. I don't eat meat on the bone it really grosses me out.
I take all the pictures myself you can check out my tumblr for more pictures http://saramartini.tumblr.com
•3/4 cup unsweetened applesauce add to shopping list
•1/3 cup packed brown sugar
•2 egg whites
•2 tablespoons oil
•1 teaspoon vanilla
•1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
•1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
•2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
•1 teaspoon baking powder
•1 teaspoon baking soda
•1/2 teaspoon salt
2 Tbs butter spread
2 Tbs brown sugar
2 Tbs whole wheat flour
1.Preheat the oven to 400°F. Coat a 12-cup no-stick muffin tin with no-stick spray.
2.In a medium bowl, combine the applesauce, brown sugar, egg whites, egg, oil, and vanilla. Mix well.
3.In a large bowl, combine the flour, carrots, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Mix well. Add the applesauce mixture. Stir until just blended. Pour into the prepared muffin tin, filling the cups three-fourths full. Make streusel topping by mixing the remaining cinnamon, butter spread, and flour. Sprinkle ontop of the muffins before they go in the oven.
4.Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.
Number of Servings: 12
So I searched all over for a carrot muffin and found one and changed it a little. I took out the raisins and nuts because I don’t like raisins and the nuts just add fat which I didn’t want to add. I did add the streusel topping which really was a great addition. They are so eary to make and taste great! This is my favorite recipe that I have made by far.
source- 100 best health foods
This shake is so good! It almost tastes like a strawberry milk shake you must try it!
1 scoop whey- 100 cal
8oz almond milk- 40 cal
1/2 a banana- 45 cal
1/2 cup frozen strawberries- 20 cal
4 oz turkey- 70 cal
1 cup tomatos- 30 cal
laughing cow cheese- 35 cal
miso soup- 45 cal
I made these the other day with the recipe from the Healthy Blueberry muffins. All I did was swap out the blueberries and put in 1cup chopped cranberries and some orange zest. You can find the recipe for the Healthy Blueberry muffins on this blog just look in the older posts.
Calories per muffin- 143.3 :-)
These pumpkin bars are really yummy and a great mid day treat! I found the recipe online and made them more healthy by adding some whole wheat flour instead of all white and I cut out 1/4 cup sugar. I used mini chips which means there is a lot more in every bite and you could probably even cut them back a little since you are using mini.
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup canned pumpkin
1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup fat-free yogurt
2 large egg whites
1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350*
Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well with a whisk. In a medium bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, salt, and baking soda. Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture, stirring just until moist. Stir in chocolate chips.
Spoon batter into a loaf pan coated with cooking spray. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes in pan, then remove. Cool completely on wire rack. Makes 18 slices
Number of Servings: 18
Here’s a healthy easy snack or appetizer that is a great crowd pleaser and you don’t need to feel guilty about!
(optional you could add lemon juice or vinegar if you like that)
Yes they do exist and their super easy to make, all you add is water!
I also decided to add some peacan chips for some crunch, I only added 3 Tbs.
These muffins have 140 calories, 0 fat, 2 grams of fiber and 2 grams of protein!
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat two cookie sheets with cooking spray; set aside. In a large bowl, stir together banana, peanut butter, honey, milk, and vanilla. In a small bowl, combine oats, flour, cinnamon, and baking soda. Stir the oat mixture into the banana mixture until combined. Stir in mini chocolate chips.
Bake, one sheet at a time, for 14 to 16 minutes or until browned. Transfer to wire racks to cool completely. Store in an airtight container or resealable plastic bag for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 2 months; thaw before serving.
Homemade mashed potatoes are so easy to make and much more healthy for you then the boxed kind!
What you will need-
I lovebaby red potatoes they taste so good
Low calorie margarine
To make, boil the potatoes till you insert a fork and the fork slips right out
Next use a masher or I used a mixer and add a little of all your ingredients listed above, just measure out the sour cream and margarine to your liking!
Super easy and super healthy<3