Portobello Pie – Instead of Pizza
1 large portobello mushroom
1 tbsp low-sugar pasta sauce
1/2 cup low-fat shredded cheese
Vegetable toppings of your choice
Preheat oven to 375°F degrees. In place of crust, use a Portobello mushroom that has been cleaned and the stem removed. Place the mushroom on a baking sheet and bake for 5 minutes to dry it out. Remove the mushroom from the oven and add 1 tbsp of low-sugar pasta sauce. Then drizzle 1/2 cup low-fat shredded mozzarella cheese and your favorite vegetable toppings. Bake for an additional 20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Enjoy!
Popped Chickpeas – Instead of Salty Snacks
1 tbsp olive oil
1 can of chickpeas, drained
Your favorite spices to taste
Sauté the chickpeas in the olive oil until they pop. Sprinkle with your favorite spices to taste. Enjoy!
Carob Chips – Instead of Chocolate
1/3 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup carob powder
1 to 1 1/2 tbsp sugar substitute
1 tsp vanilla extract
Melt coconut oil over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in carob powder, sugar substitute and vanilla. Drop the dough in tablespoon-sized drops on a parchment lined baking sheet. Refrigerate until solid, enjoy!