Quick Cucumber Salad

Cucumbers aren’t my favorite vegetable in the world, but this recipe helps me with my goal to eat more veggies. Cucumbers are mostly water so they keep you hydrated and full, and are incredibly low in calories. They’re also a great snack, especially if you are trying to lose a few pounds.  This recipe is…

Guilt Free: Protein and Antioxidant Packed Salad

I love salads because they’re usually pretty lite and there’s such a variety of different kinds. I always add salmon or chicken to my salad to get some protein. I like to make sure my salad is packed with protein and micronutrients so that I get all of the health benefits. Some salads can sound…

Guilt Free: Almond Butter Protein Cookies

I recently purchased some PES peanut butter protein powder because I heard it's the best protein for baking, and I was curious. I love peanut butter cookies, but recently I've been all about almond butter. I made this recipe so that I could satisfy my sweet tooth without busting my diet. I will say that…

Guilt Free: Chocolate Protein Mug Cake

I’ve always seen people make mug cakes, but never attempted to make one until I made this. I WAS MISSING OUT! This smells and tastes just like a chocolate muffin, but is full of protein. This mug cake is super low carb and protein packed, the perfect diet food when you’re craving something sweet. This…

Guilt Free – Protein Packed Pasta Salad

I always loved pasta salad as a kid, but stopped eating it when I started my paleoesque diet. I didn't eat any kind of noodle or processed food that contained gluten. I got so accustomed to eating gluten free that I never craved pasta anymore. Trader Joe's has great alternatives to pasta that are gluten…

Guilt Free Spaghetti(squash) and Meatballs

I used to eat noodles all of the time, but stopped eating them when I saw how many carbs was in a serving. In college I discovered spaghetti squash and I wouldn’t say it changed my life, but it did expand the variety of meals I prepped. This recipe is low carb and high volume,…