All That Glitters: Healthy Foods!

Homemade Protein Bars | No-Bake Protein Oat Bars



2 cups dry whole grain oatmeal

4 scoops of vanilla whey protein powder

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/3 cup water or milk


Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Then line a pan with wax paper or spray with non-stick cooking spray and press into the pan. Smooth and make the layer even. Refrigerate for 30 to 45 minutes. Remove and cut into bars!

Salt and Pepper Zucchini Chips


1 lb (about 4 cups) thin sliced Zucchini*
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
½ tsp olive oil (this can be omitted)
1 tsp apple cider vinegar


Slice the zucchini. A slicer is necessary or get the pieces super thin. Toss with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Then arrange slices on dehydrator trays. Dehydrate at 135 degrees for 5-6 hours.

Basil Lime Chicken


  • 3 Limes (juice and zest) Divided
  • 3 T Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 T Dijon Mustard
  • 3 T Worcestershire Sauce
  • 3 T Soy Sauce
  • 6 Green Onions Chopped Divided
  • 4 Cloves Garlic Minced Divided
  • 2 T Chopped Basil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 3 lbs Chicken Breasts


Combine the zest and juice of 2 limes, olive oil, mustard, worcestershire, soy sauce, 2 onions, 2 garlic clovers, salt and pepper. Mix well. Cut chicken and place in gallon sized baggies. Pour marinade over chicken and marinate for 1 hour. Cook the chicken on the grill and then let the meat rest. Combine lemon juice and zest, olive oil, 3 chopped onions, 2 minced garlic cloves, and basil. Slice chicken and top with this sauce.

Low Carb & Gluten Free Strawberry Cheesecake Popsicles


8 oz cream cheese, softened

1 cup cream

1/3 cup powdered Swerve Sweetener or sweetener

1/4 tsp stevia extract

1 tbsp lemon juice

2 tsp lemon zest

2 cups fresh strawberries, chopped, divided


Place cream cheese in a food processor and process until smooth. Add cream, powdered erythritol, lemon juice, lemon zest and stevia extract. Process until smooth. Add 1 1/2 cups of the strawberries and process until almost fully smooth. Stir in remaining chopped strawberries. Pour mixture into popsicle molds and push popsicle sticks about 2/3 of the way into each Freeze for at least 4 hours.