I love these Taco Cups! They are so fun to eat, healthy and easy to make! Great for appetizers or for kids too! My 13 year old daughter, Anelalani, surprised me with these healthy, yummy treats! Hope you’ll try them too! Ingredients: Extra lean ground turkey taco seasoning (I make my own so there is less sodium and NO nitrates) recipe here lettuce tomato cilantro taco sauce cheese flour tortillas
The trick to avoid gaining weight is to avoid empty calories and eat nutrient dense foods. I make healthier Super Bowl Snacks & SOUPer bowl hearty side dishes. Here are some of my faves.
My family loves Mexican food so much, we might be Hawaiian / Mexican? I always make a healthy appetizer for my family to enjoy while I make dinner. They love Romaine Taco Bites! I love spicy food but not the sodium. Here is a recipe for homemade taco seasoning that I love. The pre-made packets of taco seasonings in the grocery store have too much sodium and often have MSG
Because I am lean, people always ask me, “do you ever eat, Kiana? The answer is: “Yes, I love to eat and eat a lot. In fact, people are surprised because I seem to always be eating!” The trick is selecting the right foods to eat. You must also take into account your available time to make the foods, your budget and what foods you enjoy and eat nutrient dense foods
I love appetizers and glass of chardonnay (or 2 🙂 at sunset with the family. This is a delicious and simple appetizer to serve with fruit and crackers. 1 wheel Brie (don’t skimp, get the best you can) 3-5 Tbs. Organic Honey Pecans or Walnuts Dried Cranberries Multi grain crackers Optional: sliced apples, grapes Heat oven to 350. Line oven safe dish with foil. Drizzle honey over brie. Bake 5
Here is one of my favorite recipes that I have been making ever since the bodybuilding & Kiana’s Flex Appeal days! Now I make it for my kids and they LOVE it! I make this every week and keep it in the refrigerator to add to lettuce wraps, in taco shells, in pita bread, put on pizza, or stuff bell peppers. It’s great for lunches and to put in air tight containers to enjoy with baked tortilla chips for lunch on the go.
Low fat Clam Dip. I usually make dinner at sunset, my favorite time of the day. When I am making dinner, I always put out appetizers. This way, my kids and husband enjoy healthy veggies and pita chips while we talk and I cook.
My family and I love guacamole, but it can be very high in fat. Here is a wonderful way to increase the nutritional value and flavor, too! Enjoy!