Oatmeal Banana Cookies

One of my favorite clean eating desserts!! Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 1/2 c. old fashioned oatmeal 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/ 2 tsp brown sugar 1 tbsp avocado oil Directions: Peel bananas and place in mixing bowl. Mash with fork until creamy. Add oatmeal, mix. Add cinnamon and brown sugar. Heat 9” ceramic pan to medium […]

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Fruit Salads

Having a hard time getting fruit in your diet? Sometimes it is hard for me too because I am desperate for a variety of flavors. Recently I’ve been mixing at least four different fruits (and maybe a veggie) together to make a fruit salad or fruit bowl. That way I’m more incited to eat these […]

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Meal prepping 

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Having no healthy meals prepared is a sure way to fail or fall off a meal plan. Meal prepping is the answer! For step by step instructions as to how to meal prep your own week’s worth of delicious, nutritious meals email info@gilanebrain.com! Cheers!

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Vegetables & Weight Management

Not only can eating vegetables help fight disease (see Vegetables & Fighting Disease), they can also help fight unwanted weight gain. Vegetables are low in calories, carbohydrates and fats. The amount of calories in one cup of vegetables is just a fraction of their other food counterparts such as meats, diary, breads, processed snack foods, […]

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Healthy Chicken Fried Rice

Here’s another idea of what to do with your grilled chicken to spice things up and keep consistent on your meal plan. I love me some chicken fried rice but man, that saturated and trans fat in the oil and butter they use is no bueno. I love taking dishes I enjoy and substituting ingredients to […]

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High Cholesterol

SUGGESTED READING: Good Fat / Bad Fat Egg Yolk: Cholesterol & Heart Disease Cooking Oils, Fats & Lard Virgin Oils SUGGESTED RECIPES: Avocado’ed Eggs COMING SOON: (In editing. Thank you for your patience) NUTS: PROTEIN & GOOD FATS – coming soon! YOGURT: PLAIN, PROTEINS, PROBIOTICS & FAT FATTENING SALADS & THE 35 GRAM FAT/DAY RULE […]

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Batch Cooking Baked Brussels for Meal Prep

How do you batch cook your veggies? For me it’s usually however I can cook a large quantity at one time. Try this roasted Brussels sprouts recipe to get your meal prep on lock down. Preheat oven to 400° F  I buy my Brussels sprouts in bulk at Costco for $3.99 for 2 lbs. There […]

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Grilled Salmon

   INGREDIENTS 4 oz. salmon crushed sea salt crushed black pepper 1/2 lemon 1/2 lime Olive oil DIRECTIONS Heat grill to med-high Make a small, shallow tray of aluminum foil Coat bottom with olive oil Place salmon in aluminum foil tray Sprinkle with crushed sea salt & black pepper Place on grill Squeeze lemon & […]

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