If you commit to skipping the fast food lunch for a week, I guarantee you’ll see a few extra dollars in your pocket. Here’s one of my go-to recipes, a shrimp (or chicken/beef/tofu) chipotle bowl, for those who want to ball-on-a-budget AND eat well at the same time! And just to show you how EASY
Whether you’re trying to survive the summer heat (like all of us in Texas), need to cool down after a workout or just want a natural, refreshing treat from nature, then my 4-ingredient frozen fruit sorbet recipe is for you. And the best thing – you don’t need an ice cream maker for this homemade
Here is the easiest – and ONLY – low-carb flatbread base recipe you’ll ever need! Bet. Your biggest challenge will be self-control and not eating all the pieces at once. Make it your own, just keep it complimentary of your goals.
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 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.
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.
Cookies for breakfast? Why not?! If you’re usually rushing from one thing to the next and you don’t have time to enjoy your “loaded” oatmeal bowl, no worries – I understand! Managing and finding time is a real struggle! You’re not alone. I came up with these oatmeal breakfast (or snack) cookies with you in
I’m not the biggest history buff but I do have a wicked imagination. I imagine that if waffle irons existed back in prehistoric times, the cavemen would mash everything into a bowl and throw it on the waffle iron. No sides. No fancy salads. Just delicious fuel in a singular dish. This is another take
I can’t get enough of steak rolls! They’re low carb, packed with protein, work great for meal prep, AND they’re delicious! I’ve been making them off and on for the past 5 years since I started eating healthier and discovered I didn’t have to give up beef. Rolls are great for portion control because if
It’s no secret (by now) that one of my favorite foods of all time is sweet potato. I can pretty much eat it every day along with avocado. So, it should be no surprise that I love sweet potato fries. I’ll admit, greasy sweet potato fries are one of my favorite treat meals of all
Let it be known, I love kitchen gadgets and food trends. With the summer time right around the corner, two things are happening – 1) people are itching to fire up the grill; and 2) they are looking for low-carb recipes to shed some excess water weight for their hard-earned vacation. So, today we’re making
Every once in a while it’s nice to switch up your routine and try something different. While many believe it’s best to stick with one type of diet, I actually have found it helpful to try out different diets throughout the year. It keeps your diet fresh, enhances your understanding of food (and wellness) and
With my dad recently converting to a vegan diet, I’ve been experimenting more and more with plant-based recipes. And I’m really loving it! I’m learning all about new flavor combinations in order to mimic some animal based meals and food, while also finding new ways to make meals nutrient dense. I was never a fan
If you’re in a pinch of time and money, reach for quick and flavorful canned good recipes. This salmon and chickpea salad is a meal all by itself with quality protein, healthy fats and complex carbohydrates. Just add the salad to whole wheat sandwich or pita bread, or even Romaine lettuce for a lower-carbohydrate option,
The weather was just too darn nice outside not to fire up the grill. I didn’t have anything ready in the fridge so I rummaged the freezer and found a bison ribeye that I bought about 1 month ago from Kroger. So I dropped the sealed bag in a bowl of lukewarm water to help it