Cauliflower Alfredo


Craving pasta? Good ole Alfredo? This is a great option to keep it low cal and tasty! I served this over diced chicken with broccoli and snap peas. Keep it really low cal with zucchini noodles, or high protein with chick pea pasta ;) All nutrient dense and delish! And... of course you can spice [...]

Protein Buckeyes

These are ah-mazinngggg ...buckeyes are one of my favorites! My good friend Lacy always made these around the holidays, and every once in a while I get the 'buckeye itch' I figured out a way to satisfy the craving... in a healthier way ;) Recipe makes 18-20 balls. Each ball is 96 cals, 7g [...]

10 Benefits of Gourds


Set aside your Starbucks pumpkin spice latte and bakery-bought pumpkin loaf. It’s time to get your squash on, because many of the “decorative gourds” that have lined your mantle are actually edible. As the fall and winter seasons unfold, farmer’s markets and grocery stores stock up on winter’s favorite vegetables: gourds. You might be thinking... what [...]

All About Fat – Eat More Fat

Eat More Fat, Burn More Fat You might be thinking WHAT?!? But fat is bad, fat makes me fat? Why should I eat fat when I've been told to avoid fat at all cost... Well we can thank the fat-free food craze that dominated the food industry in the 1980s and ’90s for leaving a [...]

Chili Lime Shrimp Wontons

These are a great appetizer that is sure to please the crowd! The shrimp offer a little kick from chili powder, but lime offsets the spice with a refreshing zine, and the 'lime cream' and arugula keeps the appetizer fresh. You can make the wonton cups in advance, but it is recommended to assemble the cups with [...]

Mandarin Turkey Meatballs


These are Ah-MA-Zing! Inspired by a clients recipe, these are super simple, tasty and pack a nice sweet and tangy flavor! Turn up the heat by serving with Sriracha! [amd-yrecipe-recipe:55] This is the orange marmalade I used, you can also find Orange glaze with ginger. I found that at Meijer and it worked really well, [...]

Sweet Potato Breakfast Casserole

This is one of my favorite breakfast to food prep as it is super convenient to have on hand throughout the week. Just bake, divide into containers (portions based upon what you need for breakfast) and heat up throughout the week. I keep this for up to 4 days in the refrigerator.   [amd-yrecipe-recipe:54]

Whole 30 Orange Chicken

Take out = sodium, msg, carbs, carbs, carbs.... meaning you will feel like ca-ca. But, we all need a little Asian cuisine now and then so give this recipe a try! I recommend using these Coconut Aminos or GF soy sauce if you can't find them at your local store. [amd-yrecipe-recipe:53]   Enjoy!