As you probably know by now, Mediterranean food/cuisine is potentially my favorite – not only do I enjoy the robust flavors and freshness of the food, but also (and more importantly) I love how it makes me feel. Always satisfied, never bloated. To that end, one of my favorite foods is hummus – I can
If you’re like me and patiently awaiting for the premiere of the final season of Game of Thrones, then you’re snack/food game is also top of mind. I made these dragon eggs – using bison meat – as a remixed version of the original turkey jalapeño poppers a while back. They’re equally delicious, dope and
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
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?
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 chicken soup 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
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
I’m gonna show you a really great slow carb smoothie bowl recipe. I don’t know about you, but I love those types of bowls. 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
Hey there fit foodie! Today I want to show you a quick and easy way to use leftover rotisserie chickens to make a rotisserie chicken salad. You can use the rotisserie chicken breast or chicken thighs, depending on what you have more of on hand. Chicken breast is leaner, but chicken thighs are more juicy.
This is part 1 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. It’s
Recently I spent 5 days in Cali, Colombia for a mini-food tour and to do some food demos as part of this massive fitness expo called FeriaFit. While I was there I got to eat in one of my favorites restaurants, Pica, by a chef I’ve been following for about a year now – Chef Alex
Hi fit foodies! Looking for a healthy option for your meal prep? Try this nutritious and flavorful version of chipotle chicken salad! But what is a chipotle? It actually dates as far back as the Aztecs. It comes from the Nahuatl word “chilpotle” which means “smoked chili pepper.” It’s often made from red jalapeños. They
Are you looking for a quality seafood recipe to make during this quarantine? This year might not be the perfect time to go to the seafood restaurants and eat some delicious seafood, but you can make your own seafood dish at the comfort of your own home! Now, here’s a low carb salmon meal prep
A few weeks ago I was scrolling through Instagram and came across someone cooking on a Himalayan salt block. I was pretty intrigued and ordered one right away to experiment. It’s fantastic. It’s like having a well seasoned nonstick skillet and beautiful plate all in one. You probably have some of the same questions I
Wishing for a healthier version of those scrumptious Belgian waffles for breakfast? Your wish is my command! Introducing my low-carb latke waffles! Potato latkes or potato pancakes are a Jewish cuisine. They’re usually served to celebrate Hanukkah — eight days Jewish festival of lights. Some also use other ingredients such as cheese and zucchini. These