Making energy bars is one of my favorite foods to make in the kitchen. And to think I avoided making them for so long because I thought they were too hard to put together. That couldn’t be further from the truth! I’ve made several here on my site and they’re perfect for curbing sweet cravings.
I’ve come to realize – for quite some time now – that I’m not an “absolutist.” I don’t plan on solely subscribing to a particular diet for the rest of my life. Instead, I enjoy picking and choosing elements from the various diets (and foods) and making it work for me nutritionally. Here’s a peak
Here’s a quick and easy white fish recipe for meal prep. When the budget allows, I enjoy incorporating fresh halibut into my diet. It’s less fishy, very fleshy, succulent and satisfying. It does not dry out quickly like other white fish such as cod. Pair this with a complex carbohydrate like sweet potato or yam,
Here’s another installment of my “cooking on the go” series with my friends at Hilton – this time I’m at Home2 Suites. One of the BEST parts of the experience is being able to enjoy it with my best friend, Max! When you’re in a pinch of time and resources, try this no-fuss chicken fried
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
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
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!
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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!
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.
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