Bacon Wrapped Chicken
Dec29

Bacon Wrapped Chicken

Here’s an EXCITING slow cooker chicken dinner recipe to spice up your life! By wrapping our chicken breast with strips of turkey bacon, cooking over sweet potato and covering with BBQ-covered green apples we create a dish that is BURSTING with flavor, while staying healthy on fitness friendly. Be sure to use a BBQ sauce that has no added sugars. I used Primal Kitchen’s Golden BBQ Sauce which has only 1 gram of sugar per 2 Tablespoons....

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Fiesta Skillet
Dec29

Fiesta Skillet

Here’s one seriously nutritious south-of-the-border skillet dinner that families can’t get enough of! Most Mexican dinners contain generous portions of grains and dairy, so I’ve lightened this one up by taking out traditional rice and replacing cheese topping with fresh avocado and pico de gallo. It’s mildly spicy and very satisfying! Leftovers from this recipe are simply wonderful as a packed meal the next day. Chop one of the...

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Keep Calories in Check While Eating Out
Dec22

Keep Calories in Check While Eating Out

Here are some tips to help you keep your calories in check while eating out… Forget the Extras: Ask for the bread basket or chip basket to be removed from your table and stick to eating only what you ordered. Don’t Drink Calories: Stick with water or unsweetened iced tea in order to avoid a few hundred extra calories. Get Dressing On the Side: Ask for sauces and dressings on the side to cut down calories. Order Healthier Sides: Just...

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Guilt-Free Pizza Crust
Dec22

Guilt-Free Pizza Crust

Who knew you could make a high protein pizza crust that tastes this good?! We all love pizza, but we also want to be fit and healthy. Traditional pizza crust is loaded with processed ingredients and simple carbs that promote weight gain, BUT THIS PIZZA CRUST is different! This pizza crust is made with CHICKEN, QUINOA and EGG! It’s incredible that ingredients that are this full of protein and wholesome nutrition can come together to...

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Are You Sure Your Dinner Is Healthy?
Dec22

Are You Sure Your Dinner Is Healthy?

This is your year to finally lose the weight and get fit…and it all starts with dinner. You may be exercising hard, getting plenty of sleep and staying diligent in your hydration, but if you’re eating the wrong food for dinner then sadly you will never reach your goals. Most dinners are too high in calories to allow you to steadily lose weight and progress towards your ideal body. This goes for restaurant dinners as well as homecooked...

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Healthy Gingersnaps
Dec22

Healthy Gingersnaps

In the spirit of the holidays, here is a wholesome cookie recipe that is packed with the flavors of the season. These cookies are made with grain-free flours and coconut sugar to make it more fitness friendly so that you can stay on track while enjoying a treat. Keep in mind that the dough really expands while baking, which is why you’ll need to space the cookies at least 3 inches apart on the baking sheet. Don’t flatten out the balls...

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Peanut Butter & Chocolate Protein Dessert Bars
Dec15

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Protein Dessert Bars

Here’s a dessert bar that you can feel good about indulging in. It’s not loaded with sugar, and yet it tastes sweet. It has a healthy serving of protein, and yet it’s creamy and decadent. It has delicious chocolate and protein flavors, and yet contains zero refined sugar. These Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Dessert Bars are the perfect dessert to make and share this holiday season. Make tons! These disappear very quickly…...

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Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates
Dec01

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Dates

When it comes to appetizers, our healthy diets can often fly out the window, which is why I really like these stuffed dates. While this is certainly a treat and not something to include in your daily diet, each date contains protein, fat and complex carbs. Additionally, these ingredients are wholesome and simple, not deep-fried, and not containing a laundry list of additives and fillers. A word of advice: make a double batch! These...

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