Light French Onion Dip

The holidays are upon us once again, and I’m sure you’re going to see your fair share of dips this season. One way to cut the calories down this year during the holidays is to make healthier versions of your favorite dips. This light French onion dip uses light sour cream as the base, combined with dried onion, garlic powder, some herbs and salt in the Magic Bullet. This dip goes great with potato chips, of course, but you can […]

Date Shake

  Here’s something to reward yourself with after a long day! This recipe pairs the natural sweetness from a handful of dates with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, milk, and a touch of nutmeg to create the perfect milkshake. You’ll be begging your local diner to add to the menu. Date Shake Recipe Ingredients 5 to 7 dates 1 scoop vanilla ice cream 1 cup milk A touch of nutmeg Instructions Chop dates into smaller halves and combine with all […]

Pumpkin “Nice Cream”

Looking for a new low-fat, healthy dessert to try this Fall? You’re going to love this pumpkin “nice cream!” What do I mean by “nice cream?” If you haven’t heard about nice cream yet, you are in for a treat. It’s basically ice cream without the fat and calories. Whhhaaat?? Yes, it’s true! The secret is frozen bananas. Frozen bananas add an amazing ice cream-like texture without bringing an overpowering banana flavor to the dessert. Combine frozen bananas with anything, […]

Spinach Phyllo Cups

Happy Easter! Miniature quiche cups are the perfect party appetizer because they make great finger food – and with all those eggs lying around, you’ll get points for deliciousness and ingenuity! Whip up these mini spinach quiche cups in minutes using your Magic Bullet blender and pre-baked phyllo cups that you can find in the freezer section of most grocery stores. Pre-baked phyllo cups are the perfect quiche crust because you don’t have to worry about it getting soggy! You […]

Gingerbread Smoothie

Even though you can enjoy gingerbread any time of the year, I always seem to eat the most of it around the holidays and forget about it the rest of the year. This gingerbread smoothie can be enjoyed all year long, but is especially fun and festive around to make around the holiday season. You can make the healthy version by omitting the crushed gingerbread cookies and simply enjoy the gingerbread flavor from the molasses, ginger and spices blended with […]

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Easier said than done, right? We get it. It’s the holidays and desserts are all over your office and there’s nothing better than getting home to the smell of something sweet and savory cooking on the stove. It’s ok to enjoy yourself and have a sweet treat, but don’t let the holidays be your excuse for weight gain! There are strategies you can use to prevent those unwanted pounds from piling on before the New Year. Get started today.  

Winter Squash Spice Latte

During the colder months, it’s nearly impossible to drop into a coffee shop and not notice a massive advertisement for some sort of pumpkin drink. And while the pumpkin deserves to have its moment, the Magic Bullet helps us realize that you can get just as much flavor and seasonal delight out of other winter squash relatives. Blending them in the Magic Bullet gives us a similarly deep and sweet flavor that’s familiar but refreshing. Winter Squash Spice Latte Ingredients […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Are you guys excited that it’s pumpkin season? I love seeing pumpkins in grocery stores right now, because they make me dream of all of the delicious recipes I can make with them! One of my favorite Fall salads is this roasted butternut squash salad. I use my Magic Bullet to quickly mix up a sweet honey balsamic dressing and toss it together with some spinach, pecans and pumpkin seeds, while my chopped butternut squash is roasting in the oven. […]

Pumpkin Mousse

If you find yourself craving pumpkin pie this holiday season, why not skip the extra calories and make a healthy pumpkin mousse instead? This pumpkin mousse is vegan and gluten-free, and tastes just like a delicious pumpkin pie filling. The secret ingredient is tofu, which makes it really thick and creamy. You can sweeten it with almost any sweetener, from honey to maple syrup to brown sugar. I’ve tried a few different sweeteners in this recipe and they all work […]

Eating Healthy on Independence Day

This 4th of July, don’t let your bikini bod fall by the wayside – pay attention to the food you eat and party the right way with healthy, whole food alternatives to the usual fare. Who said healthy eating wasn’t fun?