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Doc’s Cream Cheese Frosting

By |2018-12-11T12:00:30+00:00December 4th, 2018|Dessert|

Doc’s Cream Cheese Frosting


4 oz. (1/2 brick) Greek Cream Cheese (1/2 the fat, 4 times the protein)

2 Tablespoons Whole Earth Sweetener (blend of Stevia and Monk Fruit)

¼ teaspoon vanilla extract



Allow cream cheese to come to room temperature.

With a fork, blend all ingredients until smooth.

Note: If you want to make a larger quantity you can use a hand mixer to blend, otherwise, use a fork or spoon.

Serving Size: 3 tbsp  Exchange: Swap 2LP for 2VLP

Doc’s Holiday SmartBun Stuffing

By |2018-12-10T13:26:27+00:00November 19th, 2018|Side Dishes|





Doc’s Holiday SmartBun Stuffing


  • 4 Smartbuns®, cubed
  • 4 tablespoons CMMD Herbes de Provence Olive Oil
  • 2 cups celery, chopped
  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms, chopped coarsely
  • 1-2 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 2 teaspoons salt or chicken/vegetable bouillon
  • 2 teaspoons dry ground or fresh chopped sage
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Feel free to add your favorite holiday ingredients, including dried cranberries, walnuts, or Italian sausage


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cube the Smartbuns in a large bowl.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat with fresh garlic. Add the celery and onion and cook until transparent.
  4. Add mushrooms and sauté for several minutes.
  5. Mix in the stock, bouillon, and sage and remove from heat.
  6. Pour the celery, mushroom and onion mixture over the cubed Smartbuns and mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Use the CMMD Herbes de Provence Olive Oil to grease an 11” x 17” baking pan, and spread in the stuffing mix.
  8. Bake until cooked through, about 40 minutes.

Serves 6-8

Exchange: 1 LP & 1 Veggie/ serving.

Green Veggie and Feta Pasta

By |2018-05-29T21:49:27+00:00May 29th, 2018|Entrees|


CardioMender, MD Pasta Meal Starter

1 teaspoon of Olive Oil

1/2 Cup chopped Zucchini

1/4 Cup Chopped Mushrooms

1 Tablespoon of water

1/2 teaspoon oregano

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Salt and pepper to taste

1 tablespoon crumbled feta

Doc’s Tuscan Grilled Chicken Tenders and Asparagus over Organic Mixed Greens

By |2018-06-15T16:12:05+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Diet Recipes, Entrees|

Doc’s Tuscan Grilled Chicken Tenders and Asparagus over Organic Mixed Greens

Take desired quantity of chicken tenders and coat with CardioMender, MD Ultra-premium Tuscan Herb Olive Oil cook over medium-high BBQ and flip occasionally until lightly charred on the outside and cooked through.

Lay chicken tenders on a bed of mixed organic baby greens or on a Smartbun with baby greens. Smartbuns are available in the CardioMender, MD Pantry.

Tuscan Asparagus: Lightly coat fresh asparagus with CardioMender, MD  Ultra-premium Tuscan Herb OliveOil. Microwave the asparagus for 90 seconds to 2 minutes then Place asparagus on a medium-high grill and roast for 3 to 4 minutes and flip occasionally until slightly charred.

Doc’s Vegetable Chili over Fusilli Pasta

By |2018-04-25T15:31:43+00:00April 16th, 2018|Diet Recipes, Entrees|



1 bag of CardioMender, MD Fusilli Pasta

1 pouch of CardioMender, MD Vegetable Chili

Water in a pinch of salt


Take a single bag of CardioMender, MD Fusilli Pasta and place the boil-in-bag directly into 4 cups of slightly salted boiling water. Cook for 9 minutes. Two and a half minutes before the pasta is done cooking, place 1 packet of CardioMender, MD Vegetable Chili in a bowl with 2/3 cup of water and cook in a microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes. Empty the contents of the pasta bag into the chili once both are finished cooking. Stir and enjoy!

This recipe exchanges for 3.5 VLP.

Cauliflower Cheese Pizza Recipe

By |2018-04-25T15:31:18+00:00April 5th, 2018|Diet Recipes, Entrees|



Select any of our frozen Cali’flour Pizza Crusts from our Pantry: Original Italian, Sweet Red Pepper, Spicy  Jalapeño, or Plant Based.

2 tablespoons of  good quality grated parmesan or fat-free mozzarella

Optional: Walden Farms Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce


1 Cali’flour Pizza Crust

2-4 tablespoons of good quality grated parmesan cheese (2 tablespoons =- 1 LP); Can substitute 2-4 tablespoons of fat-free mozzarella cheese

Add Walden Farms Tomato & Basil Pasta Sauce onto crust

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Place 1 frozen pizza crust in the preheated oven on a pan or a pizza screen and cook for 5 minutes

Remove crust form the oven and let cool for 5 minutes

Add grated parmesan OR zero fat mozzarella  cheese to crust once cooled

Place pizza back in the oven and cook for 5-8 minutes until edge of pizza crust is medium to dark brown and cheese is melted.

Optional: Lightly brush on Walden Farms Tomato & Basil pasta sauce on partially crust prior to adding the cheese

Let cool several minutes & enjoy!

Serves 2:

Exchanges as 2 Lean Proteins (2-LP’s)/ Serving

Whole Pizza exchanges as 4 Lean Proteins (4-LP’s)