There are 3 things I prefer when I cook meals: It's quick It's healthy It tastes good! And this Baked Chicken Parmesan Casserole recipe meets all of those requirements! Plus, bonus points for being able to prep it ahead of time and freeze or refrigerate until I want to cook it. This recipe is so easy, in fact, that I can sum it up one picture: And it is so ... [Read More]
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This is my favorite smoothie recipe for many reasons: It's not full of sugar, whether that be added sugar or natural fruit sugar, like most smoothie recipes you see online. It's high in protein and fiber, which helps fill you up and keep you full until your next meal. It tastes GREAT! This is actually the base for a lot of the smoothies I make since it's low in sugar, ... [Read More]
Chips that are low in carbs, high in protein and extremely low in calories? That are bursting with flavor? Yea, it sounds to good to be true.... But, it's exactly what you've got with these garlic parmesan egg chips! The consistency of the chip depends entirely on how thick you place the mixture onto the pan. For a crispier chip like texture you want to place ... [Read More]
I particularly like breaded food. Chicken strips, mozzarella sticks, and so on... But, I don't like how unhealthy and high calorie these types of foods typically are. Unless, you make them yourself! Which is exactly what I did with this easy homemade bread crumb recipe! All of the taste, without the calories, oil and artificial ingredients found in many other ... [Read More]
One of my favorite appetizers to order when I go out to eat are mozzarella sticks! Unfortunately, they are typically fried and extremely high in fat, calories and sodium. So, it was just a matter of time before I hit the lab to create a "healthified" version of this tasty appetizer. And that time is now! This healthy and delicious alternative is surprisingly ... [Read More]
It's hard to believe that a chocolate brownie covered in caramel sauce could contain only 30 calories... And actually taste good! But, with a little trial and error it's been done! :) This recipe was inspired (very loosely) by another chocolate brownie recipe that called for plain Greek yogurt and a half cup of stevia! Now, my personal opinion is that plain Greek ... [Read More]
I've experimented with many different pancake recipes that are high in protein... With bananas, without banana's, with almond flour, with coconut flour, eggs, no eggs, and so on. And most were unsuccessful. Disgustingly unsuccessful. Until I decided to use a little of my own experience cooking with protein powder to finally create a delicious pancake that is high in ... [Read More]
I must admit, I was a little skeptical at first with this recipe. Not that I didn't think it would taste good, since I love bananas and peanut butter... But, more so that it would actually turn out like ice cream. With a smooth creamy texture consistent with store bought ice cream. To my surprise, it turned out EXACTLY like ice cream! And it tastes so ... [Read More]
Sweet potatoes, dessert and fries are three of my favorite things... So, why not combine them all into one delicious little treat! And with only 250 calories in the entire recipe (which feeds multiple people), you don't have to feel guilty about enjoying these. My kids devoured these in about a minute without realizing they are secretly healthy. Like most ... [Read More]
I must confess.. I personally am not a big fan of cauliflower. I'm not one of those that can just eat handfuls of cauliflower florets. I can, however, eat handfuls of these breaded cauliflower bites! And I can do so without feeling guilty! This much healthier version of "fried" cauliflower bites have less than half the calories, half the fat and a good portion ... [Read More]
This healthier version of fried pickle chips found at many restaurants not only tastes great, but they have less than half the calories of their fried counterparts! Plus, they are simple to make, with only 4 ingredients and a few quick and easy steps. Simply dip the pickle chips in an egg/whole wheat flour mixture... Then roll in breadcrumbs and place on a baking ... [Read More]
This 2 ingredient peanut butter yogurt dip is super simple to make and very versatile! It makes a great fruit dip, fruit pizza topping, layer in a parfait or anything else you can think of! And unlike other sugar-laden fruit dips, this dip is high in protein and low in fat and calories! You don't have to worry about eating the whole recipe! :) It makes the ... [Read More]
An infusion of my two favorite foods, pizza and quesadilla's, this healthy recipe makes a quick and simple dinner or lunch. And there really as simple to make as spreading a tablespoon of pizza sauce on a whole wheat tortilla. Sprinkle a handful of cheese on half. Throw on your toppings of choice. Fold it over and cook in a sprayed pan on your oven top ... [Read More]
My go-to drink at Starbuck's has always been their Skinny Caramel Macchiato! It's one of their few choices that has a respectable amount of calories and sugar with a fairly high amount of protein! So, I decided to take it a step further with this Skinny Caramel Macchiato variation with only 45 calories (less than half the calories of the Starbucks version). And it ... [Read More]
Sometimes you just need a crispy and crunchy snack... And you don't want to settle for high calorie, processed chips from a bag. That's understandable and the exact reason for making these healthy baked pita chips! Ready in 15 minutes and simple to make! Simply brush a little olive oil on the pitas, season and bake in the oven. I like to bake these chips on ... [Read More]
Since I had some pumpkin puree left over after making my Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins, I thought I would whip together a quick and tasty protein filled treat! These Protein Pumpkin Bites only take about 5 minutes to make, require no baking and are a healthy and delicious way to satisfy your sweet tooth. And they only have 50 calories per ball with 3 grams of filling ... [Read More]
It's that time of year again where every recipe gets infused with pumpkin, so I thought I'd create an extremely simple Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffin recipe that anybody can make! These tasty muffins are simple to prepare, contain only 6 ingredients and are low in fat. Plus, with only 50 calories per muffin you don't need to feel guilty about eating them! Pumpkin Oatmeal ... [Read More]
These delicious almond butter apple cookies make a quick and nutritious snack or dessert. But, these tasty treats aren't your typical cookie! With only 4 ingredients and no baking required, these cookies ditch the flour base and simply use apples sliced into thin rings... And topped with almond butter and shredded coconut. Optionally you can throw on some ... [Read More]
When I was a little boy I remember my grandma waking up before everybody to cook us a huge breakfast. Eggs, bacon, monkey bread, orange juice - you name it and we had it. I love my grandma and admire the work she would put in, but I unfortunately don't have that same determination... or time... I tend to gravitate towards quick and easy recipes with a ... [Read More]
Chicken is one of the best foods you can put in your body! It's a great fat burning food, is low in calories and is high in protein which helps you feel fuller longer. It's also boring. Which is why it's nice to have many different chicken recipes on hand to fight food boredom. This Parmesan Crusted Chicken Strip recipe is very easy to prepare and tastes ... [Read More]
I've been searching for some healthy recipes to replace some of the store bought, prepackaged granola bars, protein bars and other bars that we buy every week. Not only to save money, but to get away from a lot of the preservatives, gmo's, and the huge list of unidentifiable ingredients found in store bought bars. So, after a little testing, I found a delicious ... [Read More]
Since I've been on a muffin kick lately, I thought I'd share one of my favorite recipes that I make regularly. At only 63 calories per muffin with a whopping 10 grams of protein, these low calorie chocolate muffins will fill you up without all the calories. Plus, they are a healthy way to get your fix when those chocolate cravings hit. Low Calorie Chocolate ... [Read More]
I must admit that I have a love for muffins! And vanilla... And berries... Which is why this is one of my favorite muffin recipes! Plus, the fact that it's high in protein and extremely nutritious, makes these muffins a common site around my house. Vanilla Berry Muffins Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 35 mins ... [Read More]
When I was growing up, my favorite cookie was always Chocolate No-Bake cookies, which my mom called Fuzzy Wuzzy's (for some reason). Honestly, I had no idea they were even called No-Bake cookies until I was searching for the recipe online a few years ago... And still to this day, they remain my favorite cookie! The only problem I have is eating them all off the wax paper ... [Read More]
This light version of the popular Puppy Chow mix contains about 200 LESS calories than the regular version yet still tastes great! Low Calorie Puppy Chow Print Prep time 20 mins Total time 20 mins Author: Tory McBroom Yield: 4 Ingredients 2 cups Fiber One Honey Squares 3 tbsp of “I can’t believe it’s not butter light” 2 tbsp PB2 chocolate ... [Read More]