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Meals

Quick Gluten-Free Protein Banana Waffles

If you’re in a pinch in the mornings, then these make ahead protein waffles may be perfect for your lifestyle.  I wasn’t sure if this recipe would work, but sometimes creativity kicks in and you’re able to make something beautiful (and delicious). Ever thought about using protein powder as a “dry” ingredient in baking recipes?

  • Gluten-Free
  • Low Carbs
  • Post-Workout
  • Protein Powder
  • Sweets & Snacks
  • Quick Carrot Cake Protein Oatmeal

    Here’s a quick recipe to spruce up your morning pr-oats, or protein oatmeal, routine! One thing I’d like to highlight is why I do not recommend cooking oatmeal WITH protein powder.  Simply put – protein dries it out and slightly changes the flavor and texture of the oatmeal. As an alternative, I recommend cooking the

  • Breakfast
  • High Carbs
  • Post-Workout
  • Protein Powder
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free Sweet Potato Muffins

    It’s no secret that sweet potato muffins are one of my favorite foods.  Growing up in the south (Texas),  I’ve had my fair share of it and in many different forms.  While it’s good year-round, during the fall it kinda takes on a new meaning for me.  With the colder weather (and the crockpot or

  • Gluten-Free
  • Post-Workout
  • Sweets & Snacks
  • Vegetarian
  • Chicken Couscous & Greens Recipe

    I made chicken couscous dish for the first time long ago because I was tired of my usual chicken and rice mix.  Sure, it’s a clutch meal but even your clutch meal can be a little stale, no matter how much sauce you put on it. That’s when variety becomes important.  It’s the difference between

  • Chicken
  • Meal Prep
  • Dark Chocolate Chili Almond Bark

  • Ideas
  • Sweets & Snacks
  • 15-Minute Chicken Pad Thai

    Satisfy that craving for Asian cuisine all week long with this easy 15-minute chicken Pad Thai.  I get it – we want the flavor and the heartiness without the bloat.  Here are my hacks to making this dish more calorie conscious and nutritious: Use less brown rice noodles and more vegetables like (red) cabbage and

  • Chicken
  • Meal Prep
  • Low Carb Cheddar Bacon Muffins

    All that’s missing is a piping bowl of chili or soup to go with these low carb cheddar bacon muffins.  The star of these muffins is cauliflower. It keeps them moist while baking and makes them more filling and abundant while keeping the recipe significantly low in carbs.  These muffins are easy to customize with

  • Breakfast
  • Low Carbs
  • Meal Prep
  • Sweets & Snacks
  • Chicken Tabbouleh Recipe With Roasted Veggies & Tahini

  • Chicken
  • Meal Prep
  • Slow Cooker Italian Greens & Chicken Soup

    Slow cooker season is here! Well, truthfully, it never left but the colder weather is even more of an excuse to fire up the old “crockpot,” toss in some items, walk away, then come back to a delicious, warming recipe. If you want to switch up your favorite chicken soup recipe, try my Italian-inspired greens

  • Chicken
  • Low Carbs
  • Meal Prep
  • Soups
  • Southwest Shrimp Quinoa Meal Prep

    “What do I do with my leftover quinoa? It’s just sitting in the pantry!”  That’s one of the most common questions I receive from followers regarding leftover ingredients.  It makes sense – every health website and social guru will tell you that adding quinoa to your diet is a good thing, and they’re right!  And

  • Post-Workout
  • Seafood
  • 5-Ingredient Cheesesteak & Avocado Quesadilla

    If you’ve got some buddies coming over to watch sports or just need a weekend “treat” for a party or brunch, most definitely try my cheesesteak and avocado quesadillas. To make this meal calorie-conscious without compromising on flavor, I made a few swaps: I used less cheese (about 1/4 cup) by substituting in some fresh

  • Low Carbs
  • Meal Prep
  • Meat
  • Sweets & Snacks
  • Shrimp & Farro Stuffed Portobello Mushroom REMIX

    Sometimes I find myself browsing through the website and social media reviewing past recipes.  Today, I was reminded of the goodness of my shrimp stuffed mushroom cap recipe back from 2015!  It was bangin’ then, and it’s still bangin’ today.  If I could change “one” main thing about the recipe it would be swapping the

  • Seafood
  • Easy Chickpea Blondies with Macadamia

  • Recipes
  • Sweets & Snacks
  • Healthy Nachos With Crispy Baked Potatoes & Chili – Fit Men Cook

    If you’re having friends over to watch some sports over the weekend OR you need a new way to spice up your post-workout meal, look no farther than my “game day nachos,” aka mixed crispy potatoes and a quick chili recipe. Here is another way you can use arrowroot starch besides a sauce thickener –

  • Meat
  • Post-Workout
  • Spicy Korean Inspired Meatballs Recipe

    A little bit of sweet and whole LOT of spice using Korean Gochujang sauce make these meatballs a perfect addition to your meal prep rotation!

  • Meal Prep
  • Meat
  • Easy Eggplant Parmesan Recipe & Orzo Veggie Medley Meal Prep

  • Ideas
  • Meat
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Kjötsúpa Icelandic Lamb Soup Recipe

    It seems like Iceland is on everyone’s travel bucket list lately – and for good reason!  There’s more to the country than amazing, picturesque landscapes and arguably the world’s most beautiful natural, hot springs.  There’s also darn good food! One of the tastiest foods I tried while there was kjötsúpa, Icelandic meat (lamb) soup.  It

  • Meat
  • Soups
  • Sweet & Spicy Beef Meal Prep

  • High Carbs
  • Meal Prep
  • Meat
  • Post-Workout
  • 5-Ingredient Green Coconut Curry with Shrimp & Squash

  • Low Carbs
  • Meal Prep
  • Seafood
  • Pineapple Chicken Fried Rice with Turmeric

  • Chicken
  • Post-Workout
  • Low Carb Smoothie Bowl Recipe

    This is part 4 of a 4-part recipe series with my friends from Yoplait on 4 easy, creative ways to incorporate more yogurt into our diets! For these recipes I’ll be using YQ Plain yogurt – it is ultra filtered milk and packed with protein. A 5oz serving has 17g protein and 1g sugar. Smoothie

  • Low Carbs
  • Smoothies
  • Sweets & Snacks
  • Vegetarian