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Honey Sriracha Chicken & Veggie Jasmine Rice

Here’s an easy, customizable recipe to curb sweet tooth and any craving for Asian-inspired comfort food.  The honey and rice vinegar help offset the spiciness of the Sriracha. To reduce the amount of calories from carbohydrates, you can use less honey and supplement with a natural sweetener such as Stevia in the raw, as well

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  • Spicy Roasted Chickpea Salad

    If you follow me on social media, you know that my second love (to food) is sneakers.  I guess you can call me a sneakerhead.  What inspires me most about sneakers are the colors and the way the designers manipulate and pair them together to create something unique, beautiful and stylish.  Reminds me a lot

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  • Cajun Chicken Avocado Salad Wrap

    One of the easiest, proven ways I’ve seen to eat more veggies is to chop them up a bit more, then stick them in a salad.  Go one step further and cram into a wrap and you’ll have NO problem enjoying a fresh veggie salad every day this week.  Enjoy!

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  • Quick Grilled Cajun Chicken

    If you’re looking for a spicy way to liven your chicken meal prep this week, then try this easy cajun-inspired rub! Remember the 3-part process to perfect chicken breast – rub, sear and bake. Boom! I recommend enjoying this chicken inside a salad wrap.

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  • Quick Stuffed Cheesy Jalapeño Turkey Burger

    I am kicking off another “cooking on the go” series with my friends at Hilton for their Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites properties to highlight just how easy it is to cook and enjoy calorie conscious meals while away from the comfort of your own kitchen.  Today, we’re taking it to the grill! Ever seen a

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  • Quick Italian Balsamic Grilled Chicken

    If you’re looking for a fail proof chicken recipe then look no further than my balsamic grilled chicken!  So long as you don’t overcook the chicken, this recipe can’t lose.  The tangy and sour notes of balsamic are complemented with freshly chopped mint and Italian herbs.  Perfect to eat with grilled veggies, couscous or over

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  • Low Carb Israeli “Couscous” with Peas, Herbs & Feta

    If you’re keeping carbs low these days, here’s my take on one of my favorite Israeli couscous salad mixes!  Swap out the wheat couscous for cauliflower, then add peas and fresh herbs for a lighter, yet delicious vegetable side dish for your meal prep.

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  • Simple Sweet Chipotle Grilled Salmon in Avocado

    Fire up the grill for the sweet and spicy flavors of the southwest in omega-3 packed bites – sweet chipotle salmon! One of the best things about the summer is how the grill becomes the center of parties, conversations and lasting memories.  In fact, the grill can make or break a party. It may even

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  • Chipotle Walnut & Black Bean Vegan Burger

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  • Spicy Korean Chicken & Veggie Stir-fry

    Crank the heat and flavor ALL the way up with my spicy Korean-inspired chicken stir-fry. You’ll never have to worry about #strugglechicken with this recipe since it’s pretty saucy and flavorFUL.  Enjoy with cauliflower rice for a lower carbohydrate meal or some brown rice for a heartier, energy-packed meal. I got all the ingredients from

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  • Cold Chicken Sesame Noodle Salad in a Jar

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  • Texas Summer Shrimp & Avocado Salad

    Ok, this is Texas!  This salad has all of the things I love about my state all loaded into one delicious, decadent salad! What makes this so Texan? Chili shrimp – chili is a state dish Ruby Red grapefruit – guarantee it’s the sweetest grapefruit you’ll ever taste, none of that bitter flavor that people

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  • Low Carb Sesame Crusted Cod & Bok Choy

    Cutting carbohydrates does not mean the absence of flavorful; instead, it creates an opportunity to be creative with more calorie and nutrient dense foods to create meals that are as appetizing as they are nourishing.  They also shouldn’t take forever to make. Here’s a quickie cod recipe that can be eaten hot or cold that

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  • Low Carb Coconut Chicken Curry

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  • 5-Ingredient Salmon Alfredo Keto Recipe

    Being on a low-carb diet, like keto, doesn’t necessarily mean the absence of some of your favorite foods.  Just make a few easy swaps and you can recreate those comfort foods in a much more calorie conscious, and even more nutritious, way!

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  • Keto Thin Crackers

    When you’re hankering for chips and dip but you’re following a low-carb diet, try my quick and easy keto-thin crackers! All you need are just 2 ingredients and 1 hour, then you have crispy and crunchy crackers you can enjoy but without all the carbs.

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  • Grocery Essentials for Your Pantry & Freezer

    Ever wondered why so many of your favorite food bloggers can come up with quick recipes on the spot?  Part of it is sufficient time experimenting in the kitchen, the other part is being prepared with healthy ingredients ready to go.  Having an adequate supply of quality ingredients in your pantry and/or freezer allows you

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    15-Minute Cajun Chicken & Beef Sausage Meal Prep

    Here’s a quick recipe I put together using just the ingredients I had in my fridge and pantry.  If you only have 15 minutes, and a little bit of creativity, you can easily add variety to your diet and maximize both fresh and leftover ingredients to make a delicious meal.  For the beef sausage, I was

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  • Pr-Oat-ein Breakfast Cookies

    Cookies for breakfast? Why not?! If you’re usually rushing from one thing to the next and you don’t have time to enjoy your “loaded” oatmeal bowl, no worries – I understand! Managing and finding time is a real struggle! You’re not alone.   I came up with these oatmeal breakfast (or snack) cookies with you in

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  • Must Try Healthy Air Fryer Recipes

    With blood pressure awareness month ahead of us, its time to talk about fried food. As they are biggest contributors to high blood pressure and hypertension. Here in Texas, we take our fried food very seriously. Fried foods are full of saturated fats and simple carbs. They will not push you further to your health

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  • Caveman Chicken & Sweet Potato Waffles

    I’m not the biggest history buff but I do have a wicked imagination.  I imagine that if waffle irons existed back in prehistoric times, the cavemen would mash everything into a bowl and throw it on the waffle iron.  No sides.  No fancy salads.  Just delicious fuel in a singular dish. This is another take

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  • How To: Poke Abundance Bowl

    A food that I’ve really come to love in recent years is poke.  For me, it’s just like sushi but “spoken in my language” – a bowl.  A random tidbit about me: I eat the majority of my meals standing up at the kitchen counter and like to eat out of bowl so I can

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  • Chipotle Fajita Steak Rolls

    I can’t get enough of steak rolls!  I’ve been making them off and on for the past 5 years since I started eating healthier and discovered I didn’t have to give up beef.  Rolls are great for portion control because if you wanted to, you can accurately measure out each strip for rolling to get

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  • Easy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

    It’s no secret (by now) that one of my favorite foods of all time is sweet potato.  I can pretty much eat it every day along with avocado.  So, it should be no surprise that I love sweet potato fries.  I’ll admit, greasy sweet potato fries are one of my favorite treat meals of all

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