We are cranking the spice and flavor up in our diet with Cajun cuisine! We’re putting a spin on a seafood classic, gumbo. Technically, it’s hard to imagine gumbo without seafood, but we’re doing this to make it meal prep and budget friendly. We’re boosting the fats a bit as well to make this easier
Not only is chicken, rice and broccoli a staple fitness meal, it’s also one of the most beloved comfort food meals. So, let’s combine the two to make a comfort food makeover that nourishes your body and pleases your palate.
If you’ve watched my 8-week keto transformation video, then you’ll know that the keto diet can be a great way to get results. I know many of you are really excited to try this out, as I’ve been getting floods of emails and requests for a keto meal plan. As a bonus, I’m making this
Sometimes when you’re in a diet rut it can be too easy to shrug your shoulders and promise to start eating better a later date. But that can lead to procrastinating and an endless chain of, “tomorrows.” Instead, try taking a delicious meal or food you’ve been craving—especially comfort foods like chicken enchiladas and challenge
Spice it up this fall with my cajun spiced chicken breasts, and use leftover pumpkin puree to create one of the most delicious homemade pasta alfredo dishes you’ve ever tried! By using pumpkin, we lower the amount of fat calories (since it acts a sauce thickener instead of milk, cheese and butter), and boost the
Strapped for time? No worries! Wrap a bunch of food up in foil and you’ve got yourself a delicious foil meal with very little effort. I know firsthand that when the fall season rolls around that enthusiasm for healthy eating tends to decline until the top of the year. Not only is it the season
This is the second recipe in my 2-part series with my with friends from Hilton Homewood Suites where I got to make easy, calorie-conscious recipes in the room. Today, it’s quick and easy stir-fry! What I love about this recipe… Even when I’m at home, stir-fry is one of my go-to recipes. It’s simple, easily customizable and pretty much
Low Carb Pizza crusts can be difficult if you don’t know what you’re doing. When you do know what you are doing with crust recipes, you can meal plan all kinds of interesting tastes and flavors with things like almond flour or chickpea flour. Pizza comes from Venice and was originally made from
This is the second recipe in my 2-part series with my with friends from Hilton Home2 where I got to make easy, calorie-conscious recipes in the room. Today, it’s an Asian chicken salad recipe! One of my favorite projects to-date because I got to bring along my best friend, Max! Max is “all of us”
Stuffed chicken breasts should definitely make its way into your monthly rotation. What I love most about this recipe… It’s easy to switch it up to change flavor experience! For example, rub the chicken in BBQ sauce or your favorite marinade, use seasonal vegetables such as squash, use a different type of cheese or bake
The only thing better than one of your favorite Chinese orange chicken recipes from panda express is when it’s prepared in a carb-conscious way so you can enjoy it more often. While this version is lower in fat, it definitely does not compromise on flavor! You won’t notice the difference in taste, but you will
Brace yourself – fall is coming! One of the foods I look forward to using the most during the fall is squash. While most squash is pretty sweet, it can easily be used in savory, salty dishes as well. Check out my big bowl queso dish for proof! One of my favorite uses of butternut
Here’s a delicious recipe for meal prep that you can easily customize with seasonal vegetables. And, if you’re following a more plant-based diet, you can make easy swaps to make it vegan or vegetarian. Enjoy this with brown or jasmine rice if you’d like to make this dish a little heartier.
I remember the first time I had jerk chicken – I was actually in Bermuda. I found a small restaurant that was owned and operated by Jamaicans. The first thing I tasted was something I’d describe as “sweet peppered flavor,” and then moments later – heat! I’m not a huge fan of heat in recipes
Here’s a quick and easy recipe I made for my Secret Shopper Prank recently at Kroger Grocery Store. It’s relatively inexpensive and hearty, with a Tex-Mex flair. This is a great family dinner, a potluck or fight night. And of course, it freezes well for meal prep. Here’s the grocery list to make it easier!
Here’s an easy one skillet recipe to give you a taste of Thailand – chicken panang curry – to get you through the week! It’s easily customizable and can be enjoyed with steamed cauliflower rice or brown or jasmine rice.
Instead of making normal fettuccine alfredo with half and half, try this creamy chicken alfredo low carb bake. It is a great alternative to the recipe you may be used to. We switched out traditional alfredo pasta with cauliflower and your normal alfredo sauce with one made from coconut milk instead of heavy cream. Rather
This delicious homemade pizza uses a healthy whole wheat pizza dough to make a heavenly BBQ chicken pizza that not only tastes great, but looks amazing too. Classic pizza crusts are loaded with carbs that might set you back on your fitness and health goals, so take a look at this pizza recipe that uses
You can make this delicious meal that features a tasty chicken recipe even easier with the use of an instant pot or slow cooker. This pasta and chicken meal prep can help when you are an athlete on the go with a busy schedule and bills to pay, as it can be stored in the
Continuing with my recent article on avoiding food waste – in honor of Earth Day on April 22, 2017 – I wanted to share another way to use overly dry chicken breasts and leftover baked sweet potatoes or red potatoes. And that’s to create delicious patties that you can enjoy with mixed green salad or
If you are a hardcore athlete or weightlifter, it is important that you eat a lot of healthy food such as chicken and veggies. But if you find yourself getting bored of or intimidated by the thought of eating so much chicken, you might be forgetting fun recipes like chicken noodle soup and chicken enchiladas