5 Easy Steps: Rope Braided Bun

1.After combing through the hair, pick up a section right behind the right ear, from the part down to the nape of the neck. 2.Divide the section into two strands and twist the bottom section over the top section. 3.Pick up a new strand of hair and combine it with one of the original twoContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Rope Braided Bun”

5 Easy Steps: Salmon Zucchini Spaghetti Girlfredo

Serves: 2Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 pound (about 2 medium) spiralized zucchini 2 1/2 tablespoons light/reduced-fat cream cheese 2 teaspoons whipped butter 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon chopped garlic Two 4-ounce raw skinless salmon fillets 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon each salt and black pepper Bring a large skilletContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Salmon Zucchini Spaghetti Girlfredo”

5 Easy Steps: Shrimp Scampi Zucchini Spaghetti

Servings: 2Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 15 minutes Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds (about 3 medium) spiralized zucchini 1 cup chopped onion 8 ounces (about 16) raw large shrimp, peeled, tails removed, deveined 2 tablespoons dry white wine 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons whipped butter 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepperContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Shrimp Scampi Zucchini Spaghetti”

5 Easy Steps: Upside-Down French Braid Back Bun

Step #1: Section off the front section from ear to ear across the crown area and clip back for later. Step #2: Flip your head upside down and start a normal French braid technique by taking a small section of hair at the nape of your neck and dividing it into three equal sections. SeeContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Upside-Down French Braid Back Bun”

5 Easy Steps: No-Melt Banana Split

Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 5 minutes or less Ingredients 1 medium banana 2 teaspoons mini semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 teaspoon unsweetened vanilla almond milk 2 tablespoons chopped freeze-dried strawberries 2 teaspoons chopped peanuts Slice banana into coins, about 1/2-inch thick. Place on a large plate. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine chocolate chips with milk.Continue reading “5 Easy Steps: No-Melt Banana Split”

5 Easy Steps: Blueberry Quesadilla

Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 5 minutes Ingredients: 3 tablespoons light/reduced-fat cream cheese 2 tablespoons light/low-fat ricotta cheese 1 packet natural no-calorie sweetener 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large high-fiber flour tortilla w 1 cup freeze-dried blueberries Seasonings: Dash cinnamon In a medium bowl, add cream cheese, ricotta cheese, sweetener, vanilla extract, and cinnamon. Mix untilContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Blueberry Quesadilla”

5 Easy Steps: Veggie Pizza-Dilla

Prep: 5 minutesCook: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper 1/4 cup chopped mushrooms 1 large high-fibre flour tortilla 1/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1/3 cup canned crushed tomatoes 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add pepper.Continue reading “5 Easy Steps: Veggie Pizza-Dilla”

Easy 5 Steps: Low Calories Zucchini Noodles

Servings: 2Prep: 10 minutesCook: 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium/lite soy sauce 1 teaspoon chopped garlic 3 cups frozen Asian-style stir-fry vegetables 1 cup quartered mushrooms 1 1/2 pound (3 medium) spiralized zucchini 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/8 teaspoon salt To make the sauce, in a small bowl, combine soy sauce,Continue reading “Easy 5 Steps: Low Calories Zucchini Noodles”

5 Easy Steps: Chicken Pot Pie Stir Fry

Servings: 2Prep: 5 minutesCook: 15 minutes Ingredients 1/4 cup whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 8 ounces raw boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 cups frozen petite mixed vegetables 1/2 cup chicken or turkey gravy 1 teaspoon chopped garlic 1/8 teaspoon plus a dash each salt and black pepper BringContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Chicken Pot Pie Stir Fry”

5 Easy Steps: Spicy Sofritas Tacos

Servings: 2Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes 2 tablespoons canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce 8 ounces block-style extra-firm tofu Four 6-inch corn tortillas 1/2 cup shredded lettuce 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican blend cheese 2 teaspoons taco seasoning To make the sauce. place 1/4 cup tomatoes in a smallContinue reading “5 Easy Steps: Spicy Sofritas Tacos”