Natasja Engholm

Natasja Engholm

38-year-old mom, journalist, writer, world citizen. Born and raised in Denmark. Loves to read, write, excercise, draw, create, debate, but most of all I love be
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This 5-ingredient dessert tastes decadent, but is actually made with protein-rich Greek yogurt. The night before you want to serve, place 1 1/2 cups vanilla-flavored Greek yogurt in a strainer over a bowl in the refrigerator to drain. The next day place the strained yogurt in a large bowl. Add 1 Tbs. honey, 3 tablespoons orange juice, and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Stir well. Puree 10 oz. frozen strawberries in a blender until smooth. Fold the strawberries into the yogurt. Taste for sweetness…

This 5-ingredient dessert tastes decadent, but is actually made with protein-rich Greek yogurt. The night before you want to serve, place 1 1/2 cups vanilla-flavored Greek yogurt in a strainer over a bowl in the refrigerator to drain. The next day place the strained yogurt in a large bowl. Add 1 Tbs. honey, 3 tablespoons orange juice, and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Stir well. Puree 10 oz. frozen strawberries in a blender until smooth. Fold the strawberries into the yogurt. Taste for sweetness…

By using reduced-fat cheese and non-fat yogurt, we turned a traditional junk food into a calcium-rich dinner. Layer one ounce of corn chips with 1/3 cup kidney beans, 2 tbsp chopped olives and 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheese. Bake in oven or toaster oven for about 10 minutes or until all ingredients are hot and cheese is melted. Top with 1/2 cup shredded lettuce, 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes, 1/3 cup salsa and 1/2 cup non-fat Greek yogurt.                 NUTRIENT TOTALS…

By using reduced-fat cheese and non-fat yogurt, we turned a traditional junk food into a calcium-rich dinner. Layer one ounce of corn chips with 1/3 cup kidney beans, 2 tbsp chopped olives and 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat cheese. Bake in oven or toaster oven for about 10 minutes or until all ingredients are hot and cheese is melted. Top with 1/2 cup shredded lettuce, 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes, 1/3 cup salsa and 1/2 cup non-fat Greek yogurt. NUTRIENT TOTALS…

Skip the fast-food restaurant and make this burger at home to save time, money and lots of calories. Cook a veggie burger according to instructions. Using a grill pan sprayed with cooking spray, grill a thick slice of yellow onion and a Portobello mushroom cap. Place veggie burger onto half of a whole wheat hamburger bun spread with 2 teaspoons prepared pesto. Top with a slice of Swiss cheese, Portobello mushroom and onion and the second half of the bun. Serve with 2 carrots, cut into…

Skip the fast-food restaurant and make this burger at home to save time, money and lots of calories. Cook a veggie burger according to instructions. Using a grill pan sprayed with cooking spray, grill a thick slice of yellow onion and a Portobello mushroom cap. Place veggie burger onto half of a whole wheat hamburger bun spread with 2 teaspoons prepared pesto. Top with a slice of Swiss cheese, Portobello mushroom and onion and the second half of the bun. Serve with 2 carrots, cut into…

This pita has veggies, eggs, hummus -- and tons of flavor! Fill a 6-inch whole wheat pita with 1/4 cup hummus, 1 sliced hard-boiled egg plus one hard-boiled egg white, 1/3 cup chopped tomato, 1/2 cup baby spinach, a sprinkle of paprika and 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts. Serve with a cup of grapes.                 NUTRIENT TOTALS                 Calories: 553.8 Protein: 22.4 g Carbohydrate: 81.1 g Dietary Fiber: 9.963 g Total Sugars: 28.3 g Total Fat: 18.5 g Saturated Fat: 3.116 g…

This pita has veggies, eggs, hummus -- and tons of flavor! Fill a 6-inch whole wheat pita with 1/4 cup hummus, 1 sliced hard-boiled egg plus one hard-boiled egg white, 1/3 cup chopped tomato, 1/2 cup baby spinach, a sprinkle of paprika and 1 tablespoon toasted pine nuts. Serve with a cup of grapes. NUTRIENT TOTALS Calories: 553.8 Protein: 22.4 g Carbohydrate: 81.1 g Dietary Fiber: 9.963 g Total Sugars: 28.3 g Total Fat: 18.5 g Saturated Fat: 3.116 g…

Remembering to prepare these oats before bed may not be easy, but you'll love waking up to a pre-made breakfast. Pour one cup of nonfat milk over 2/3 cup rolled oats and stir in 1/4 tsp cinnamon. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit in the fridge overnight. In the morning, add 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts and a small apple (chopped).                 NUTRIENT TOTALS                 Calories: 448.3 Protein: 19.6 g Carbohydrate: 65.3 g Dietary Fiber: 9.148 g Total Sugars: 24.2 g Total Fat…

Remembering to prepare these oats before bed may not be easy, but you'll love waking up to a pre-made breakfast. Pour one cup of nonfat milk over 2/3 cup rolled oats and stir in 1/4 tsp cinnamon. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit in the fridge overnight. In the morning, add 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts and a small apple (chopped). NUTRIENT TOTALS Calories: 448.3 Protein: 19.6 g Carbohydrate: 65.3 g Dietary Fiber: 9.148 g Total Sugars: 24.2 g Total Fat…

Craving some Mexican? This egg wrap will satisfy your early-morning munchies. Scramble one egg and one egg white in 2 teaspoons olive oil. Add 1 cup baby spinach and sauté until just wilted. Put egg-spinach mixture on a 10-inch whole wheat tortilla, along with 1/4 cup reduced fat shredded Mexican blend cheese and 1/4 cup salsa. Roll up and enjoy.                 NUTRIENT TOTALS                 Calories: 453.4 Protein: 26.2 g Carbohydrate: 44 g Dietary Fiber: 6.86 g Total Sugars: .941 ...

Craving some Mexican? This egg wrap will satisfy your early-morning munchies. Scramble one egg and one egg white in 2 teaspoons olive oil. Add 1 cup baby spinach and sauté until just wilted. Put egg-spinach mixture on a 10-inch whole wheat tortilla, along with 1/4 cup reduced fat shredded Mexican blend cheese and 1/4 cup salsa. Roll up and enjoy. NUTRIENT TOTALS Calories: 453.4 Protein: 26.2 g Carbohydrate: 44 g Dietary Fiber: 6.86 g Total Sugars: .941 ...

#HEALTHY #SKINNY #RECIPES ♥ Corn, Avocado, and Tomato Salad ♥

#HEALTHY #SKINNY #RECIPES ♥ Corn, Avocado, and Tomato Salad ♥

I am due in less than ONE MONTH. Can y’all believe it?? I surely can’t. To make things easier once my little girl arrives (and to help my last few weeks pass), I have decided to start my freezer meals

I am due in less than ONE MONTH. Can y’all believe it?? I surely can’t. To make things easier once my little girl arrives (and to help my last few weeks pass), I have decided to start my freezer meals

A superfood for your pregnancy diet. Pregnancy Diet Quinoa Recipe.

A superfood for your pregnancy diet. Pregnancy Diet Quinoa Recipe.

You're just a few minutes away from a tasty restaurant-quality salad with this healthy Tomato Cucumber and Avocado Salad. It's light, fresh, and full of flavor!

You're just a few minutes away from a tasty restaurant-quality salad with this healthy Tomato Cucumber and Avocado Salad. It's light, fresh, and full of flavor!