Tips for Adding More Protein to Your Diet + Protein Power Breakfast Parfait {Podcast #261}

Add great flavor and a healthy boost of high-quality protein to your family’s breakfast with this Protein Power Breakfast Parfait. Made with layers of cottage cheese, high-protein cereal, walnuts, and fruit, each serving has an impressive 19 grams of protein.

Protein Power Breakfast Parfait via MealMakeoverMoms.com/kitchen

Parents often worry that their kids aren’t eating enough protein, but as you’ll learn on this week’s Cooking with the Moms podcast, it may be more important to focus on the distribution of protein throughout the day versus the total amount.

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A Roundup of Over a Dozen Healthier Valentine’s Day Treats

Who needs a box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day when you can celebrate with these healthier, homemade treats instead. From mini chocolate cupcakes made with wild blueberries, whole wheat flour, and a lightened-up frosting to brownies sweetened naturally with dates, surprise your family with one of these better-for-you desserts from dietitians who still love to splurge.

Healthier Valentine Treats via MealMakeoverMoms.com/kitchen

If you think registered dietitians don’t love sweet-tasting desserts, guess again. But like us, as you’ll see from these dozen-plus Valentine recipes, they can’t resist adding nutrient-rich, naturally sweet ingredients to everything they make.

Chocolate cupcakes get a healthy makeover here at Meal Makeover Moms’ Kitchen. Watch Liz cook up these mini treats on YouTube.

gluten free sweet potato brownies

Sweet Potato Brownies from The Lean Green Bean

No-bake Strawberry Mousse Parfait

No-bake Strawberry Mousse Parfait from Nutritioulicious.

Chocolate Raspberry Calzones

Chocolate Raspberry Calzones from Teaspoon of Spice.

raspberry tartlets

Chocolate and Raspberry Tartlets from Living Well Kitchen.

Low-Fat English Trifle

Low Fat English Trifle from Cape Fear Nutrition.

Dark Chocolate Pretzel Cherry Clusters

Dark Chocolate Pretzel Cherry Clusters from Food Confidence.

Very Vanilla Bean Raspberry Chia Pudding

Very Vanilla Bean Raspberry Chia Pudding from Nourish RDs.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies from Fannetastic Food.

Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Cupcakes For 2

Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Cupcakes For 2 from RDelicious Kitchen.

{Sugar-Free} Smoked Salt Peanut Butter Fudge Cups

{Sugar-Free} Smoked Salt Peanut Butter Fudge Cups from Healthy Aperture.

Chocolate Fruit Cups

Chocolate Fruit Cups from The Nutrition Twins.

Raw Caramel Stuffed Dark Chocolate Figs

Raw Caramel Stuffed Dark Chocolate Figs from Avocado A Day Nutrition.

What’s your favorite Valentine’s dessert? Share away….

Apple Walnut Challah Bread Pudding

This Apple Walnut Challah Bread Pudding is both sweet and savory, and your family will love it dipped in ketchup or served with a drizzle of maple syrup on top.

Apple Walnut Challah Bread Pudding via MealMakeoverMoms.com/kitchen

I’ve been snowbound A LOT lately, so besides catching up on work and shoveling my driveway (A LOT), I’ve been cooking up a storm. Literally!

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