According to US News & World report, the overall best diet for 2019 is the Mediterranean Diet; yet, undoubtedly the MOST popular diet is the ketogenic diet. So, today’s Mediterranean diet chicken recipe essentially tries to marry the two into one hearty, flavorful recipe by making it lower carb and fully loaded with fresh ingredients
I get it – some foods you just can’t live without. One of those foods for me is Mexican cuisine, specifically tacos – chicken and barbacoa tacos are my go to! Growing up in Texas I’ve had my weekly (probably more like daily) dose of spicy, tangy and smoky flavored food. Put simply – it’s
If you’re heading to a holiday party, having some friends over to watch the big game, or just needing to keep a growing family fed during these colder winter months, this ultimate low carb lasagna is perfect. I like this recipe for a few reasons. It’s such a hearty recipe with just a few carbohydrates.
The first healthy meal I ever made for myself was grilled chicken breast with green beans and brown rice. The chicken was previously frozen, the green beans were from a can and the brown rice was instant. I didn’t really know what I was doing so I smothered the chicken with so much Mrs. Dash
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?
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
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
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
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
“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
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
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 –
Recently I crossed another fitness challenge off my bucket list by competing in the Red Bull 400! It’s touted as the world’s highest 400-meter race that happens at several locations around the world, but in the US, it’s only held in Olympic Park in Park City, Utah. Essentially, it’s a 400m race UP a ski
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