Crispy popcorn chicken doesn’t have to be a guilty pleasure. Enjoy this lighter baked version for a game day snack or as a fun and easy weeknight dinner. If you think this popcorn chicken looks delicious, you’re right – it totally is! Popcorn Chicken isn’t new recipe on the block per se, but it isn’t always the healthiest either. This baked lighter baked version is so tasty that you won’t miss its deep fried friend….

This French Toast Scramble is a high-protein, low-carb alternative to your favorite plate of French Toast. It’s made with just a handful of ingredients and comes together in a matter of minutes. Have you ever had a sweet egg scramble? I know, it sound kind of strange, but don’t knock it ’til you try it! If you’re watching your carbs (and sugar), a plate of French toast can easily push you over your daily goal….

These Macro-Friendly Protein Brownies are rich and chocolatey and made with whole food ingredients, including peanut butter, banana, and walnuts. They are naturally gluten-free! Oooh, baby… I have the perfect recipe for you when that chocolate craving hits. These are not your average brownies made with flour, eggs, and sugar. Nope, not that! Believe it or not, you can make a batch of brownies with whole food ingredients that are not only rich and decadent,…

Mashed sweet potatoes combine with cheese, black beans, and spinach in these warm, comforting Macro-Friendly Sweet Potato Quesadillas. Top them with salsa, sour cream, guacamole, or whatever else your taste buds desire. If you’re looking for a tasty way to switch up your lunch, these Macro-Friendly Sweet Potato Quesadillas are not only delicious but they’re packed with fiber and plant-based protein. You most likely have most of the ingredients in your pantry and freezer ready…

This blog post is brought to you by Tastefully Simple. Macro-Friendly Air Fryer Asian Garlic Cauliflower is made with only four ingredients and is quick and easy side for any meal.  You guys… I never thought I’d get this excited about cauliflower, but this recipe is so delicious! So. Delicious. Trust me on this one. The best part is that it only requires four simple ingredients, and is super easy to throw together in the…

Just because the holiday season is over, that doesn’t mean that all treats have to be put away, especially those macro-friendly gluten-free desserts (my favorite!). Starting the new year can (and should!) include treats that are also good for you! I get a ton of requests for macro-friendly gluten-free recipes, so that’s what I’ve got for you today – starting with one of my favorites: desserts! From cookies to truffles to cookie bowls, there’s a…

Growing up, one of my favorite comfort foods was a cheeseburger from my Grampie’s grill. Nothing said summer like playing with my favorite cousins at my grandparents’ pool. Then we would air dry in the sun with a freshly grilled cheeseburger in my hand. Those were the best days ever. I had so much fun and the burgers were so good, which gave me the inspiration for a Macro-Friendly Throwback Cheeseburger Casserole. I promise you,…

Have you tried protein balls? I’m pretty much obsessed with them. They’re probably my most favorite, easy-to-make snacks. I make a bunch, throw them in some tightly sealed tupperware, and place them in the fridge. They’re really tasty and I can just grab one or two here and there before a workout or on my way to school pick-up to keep my carpool lane patience in check! Now I have found a new favorite in…

These Roasted Chickpea Tacos make a tasty meat-free option for Taco Tuesday (or any day of the week). Full of fiber and plant protein, these tacos are both healthy and delicious.  Today I’m sharing another recipe from my brand new cookbook, The Everything Diet Macro Cookbook! We love a good (protein-packed) meatless meal in our house, and these vegan crispy chickpea tacos fit the bill. Need a new recipe for Taco Tuesday? Hey, I’ve got you…

Let them eat… cake! Here’s my recipe for macro-friendly and gluten-free Anytime Mug Cake! For years, I was a low-fat, low-sugar, low-flavor snack food junkie. I knew all the ‘diet’ brands. And I bought all the ‘healthy’ cookies, muffins, and cakes in an attempt to satisfy my sweet tooth while staying on track to my goals. Looking back, all I can say is, “eeew!” I can distinctly remember the dry, tasteless, cardboard flavor of sugar-free…

Baby, these are worth it… Cheesy Sweet Potato Crisps! Have you ever gone over your fat goals? Was it worth it? I hope so! Because if I’m going to eat more than my recommended fat (or protein or carb) goals, it had better be worth it. And trust me, few things are. But these Cheesy Sweet Potato Crisps? Totally worth it! For most people, fat is one of the easiest things to go over. It’s…

This Greek-Style Stuffed Chicken dish is bursting with Mediterranean flavors, and you’ll want to make it again and again. Today, I’m sharing another recipe from my brand new cookbook, The Everything Diet Macro Cookbook! If you’re looking for a recipe to switch up your weekly meal plan game – one that’s easy to make, but tastes gourmet – then this recipe is for you! No boring and bland chicken breasts, here. This recipe is loaded…

These hearty Cranberry Protein Cookies are made from wholesome ingredients with a punch of protein. Banana and dried cranberries add just the right amount of natural sugar without being overly sweet. Today, I’m sharing another recipe from my brand new cookbook, The Everything Diet Macro Cookbook! After reading Why We Get Sick, I am hyper-aware of what I’m eating and how it affects my insulin levels. I like to pay attention to glycemic load of…

This Shrimp Chili Lime Taco Salad is an easy way to increase your protein intake without adding a lot of fat to your daily macro goals. The perfect light summer meal! Today I’m sharing a recipe from my brand new cookbook, The Everything Diet Macro Cookbook! Growing up, I ate the typical TV dinner diet (mac and cheese, Ramen noodles, etc). Meals were thrown together quickly, and nutrition certainly did not matter. I’m still horrified we…

Just popping in real quick to share a delicious and nutritious snack freebie with you: 5 Ingredients (or Less) High-Protein Snacks! Oh baby, yes! Trust me, you want this ebook in you life. There’s nothing worse than “sad snacks” that leave you hungry just a short while later. Am I right? Especially when those snacks take you on a blood sugar rollercoaster again and again. It’s the worst feeling, totally frusterating, and definitely won’t help…

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