Recipe: Banana Cream Pie

This Banana Cream Pie recipe is delicious and is a great dessert for any occasion. It is cool and refreshing making it great for summer gatherings. It is fairly easy to make and you can buy the crust premade to cut down on preparation time. It is the perfect dessert to make the day before since it is best to refrigerate it overnight before serving.  This recipe uses SOL Sunflower Beverage instead of whole milk or cream making it lighter without sacrificing on taste.  … Read More

Recipe: Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

This blueberry muffin recipe is a must try! They taste very similar to baked oatmeal only in muffin form. A perfect grab and go breakfast for busy weekend mornings. And for an added bonus, they are low in fat but still taste delicious. The recipe calls for SOL Sunflower Beverage, honey, applesauce and whole wheat flour replacing a number of less than healthy ingredients found in many other muffin recipes. If you don’t like blueberries or want to try something new you could use raisins, apples, cranberries or even chocolate chips instead.… Read More

Recipe: Creamy Garlic Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes & Chicken Sausage

Are you looking for a healthier version of the creamy pasta dishes you love? If so, you have to give this recipe a try. It is completely dairy free, the sauce is made using SOL Sunflower beverage instead of heavy cream or cheese like many other pasta recipes. The combination of homemade roasted tomatoes, garlic and basil make for a delicious and incredibly flavorful dish. It is easy to make and it is a much lighter option than most pasta dishes.… Read More

Recipe: Patriotic Trifle

Only a few more hours until the 4th of July weekend officially begins! Are you preparing for a weekend away, a BBQ, or maybe a neighborhood party? No matter what your plans are for the weekend this delicious dessert will be the perfect addition. It is easy to make, relatively healthy and festive- you can’t go wrong with that combination. It only requires a few ingredients and if you buy the cake pre-made it can be thrown together in a matter of minutes.… Read More

Recipe: Banana Cashew Smoothie

Smoothies are the perfect go to breakfast as the weather warms up. They are easy to make and can be enjoyed on the run! You want to make sure you fill your smoothie with the right ingredients so it doesn’t leave you feeling hungry shortly after finishing it. Be sure to add foods with fiber, protein and healthy fats instead of just throwing a bunch of fruit in the blender. The cashews in this smoothie add texture and healthy fats, which keep blood sugar spikes at bay.… Read More

RECIPE: Chocolate Banana Soft Serve

Summer is in full swing, the warmer weather and sunshine are a perfect excuse to enjoy a bowl of soft serve. This homemade Chocolate Banana Soft Serve makes for a delicious, healthy treat on a hot summer day. It only requires a few ingredients and can be made in no time at all. Just make sure you keep plenty of frozen bananas on hand. This recipe is made with SOL Sunflower Beverage and is dairy and gluten free so it’s perfect for anyone with allergies.… Read More

Recipe: Chicken Sausage and Veggie Quiche

Are you hosting a Father’s Day brunch this weekend, or maybe just looking for a fun new breakfast recipe to try? This egg bake is delicious and sure to be a crowd pleaser. The recipe puts a twist on traditional quiche by replacing the pie crust with crispy hash browns, the perfect addition to any breakfast! It is made with fresh ingredients including tomatoes, spinach and mushrooms so it is full of flavor and the pepper jack cheese even adds a little kick.… Read More

Recipe: Lightened-Up Mac & Cheese

Do you love mac & cheese but hate how it’s loaded with calories and fat and usually lacking nutrients? If so, you have to give this recipe a try. It helps fulfill the craving for mac & cheese without derailing your diet. It includes healthy ingredients such as whole wheat pasta, kale and red peppers. By replacing whole milk and butter with SOL Sunflower Beverage you keep the creamy texture without the extra calories. Give it a try, it might become your new favorite mac & cheese recipe!   … Read More

Recipe: Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

When you think about chia seeds you probably recall those fuzzy green Chia Pets you had growing up. But, these tiny superfood seeds are actually packed with nutrition and are becoming an increasingly popular food to add to your diet. Chia seeds are packed with Fiber, Omega 3’s, Calcium, Phosphorus and Protein. The positive health effects include boosting energy, stabilizing blood sugar, aiding digestion, and lowering cholesterol. This Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding recipe combines chia seeds and SOL Vanilla Sunflower Beverage, it is easy to make and you can customize the toppings any way you want.… Read More

Recipe: Berry Almond Bars

Do you love the convenience and taste of store bought granola bars but not all the added ingredients and sugar? Try making your own homemade granola bars. This recipe is easy to make and includes only good for you ingredients and no added sugar. They come together quickly and can be kept in the refrigerator and enjoyed throughout the week. You can also easily customize the recipe by using different fruit and nuts and you could even experiment with different nut butters in order to please any palate!Read More