MAPLE MUSTARD ROASTED PORK TENDERLOIN

MAPLE MUSTARD ROASTED PORK TENDERLOIN

If you’ve avoided pork because it turns out too dry or just a little too pink, well, give this recipe a try! Just follow the directions and you’ll end up with perfectly juicy white meat with a flavorful crust smothered in a finger-licking good maple mustard glaze. I modified this recipe from EatingWell and it’s safe to say I’ll… Continue Reading

PUMPKIN SPICE PROTEIN WAFFLES

PUMPKIN SPICE PROTEIN WAFFLES

This morning felt a bit chilly and crisp, which meant pumpkin spice protein waffles were in order! I based this off my Perfect Protein Waffles, swapping the Greek yogurt for pumpkin puree and adding some sweet spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves. The result? Amazing! Definitely the best waffles I’ve made. They’re irresistible topped… Continue Reading

BLACKENED FISH TACOS

BLACKENED FISH TACOS

Well I may have missed Taco Tuesday, but these fish tacos are good any day! Even the hubby, who has plainly stated that he hates tilapia (eye roll), says these fish tacos are friggen’ bomb. I have made them both with store-bought blackened seasoning and my own mix, and we all agree the homemade seasoning… Continue Reading

HEALTHY SWEET AND SOUR MEATBALLS

HEALTHY SWEET AND SOUR MEATBALLS

When I was growing up, we made sweet and sour meatballs with peppers and pineapple as a special treat. The recipe used a heavy dose of brown sugar but was sooo good! I’ve always wanted to make a healthy alternative to my childhood favorite, so I finally did! These flavorful low-carb turkey meatballs are tossed… Continue Reading

RED VELVET PROTEIN PANCAKES

RED VELVET PROTEIN PANCAKES

If you love red velvet cake, then these protein pancakes are for you! I can’t get over the deliciousness… tender, fluffy pancakes with rich red velvet flavor, layered with cream cheese icing and topped with melted white chocolate and strawberries. Can you believe all that is macro-friendly, gluten-free, and high-protein?! Well, it is. And it’s… Continue Reading

GERMAN CHOCOLATE PROTEIN OATMEAL

GERMAN CHOCOLATE PROTEIN OATMEAL

My favorite thing about oatmeal is how easily it can be adapted to any flavor you’re craving. This morning I was longing for German chocolate cake (not that strange if you know me and my love for chocolate LOL), so I whipped up some oats to get my fix! This scrumptious breakfast boasts 31 grams… Continue Reading

HONEY GARLIC LEMON SHRIMP

HONEY GARLIC LEMON SHRIMP

This honey garlic lemon shrimp turned out so good! I love this paired with a buttery polenta and Parmesan broiled asparagus… it’s one of those meals I seriously look forward to every day (I usually meal prep for six days). Gotta love a meal that’s easy to make, macro-friendly, and absolutely scrumptious! The shrimp recipe… Continue Reading

ASIAN TURKEY LETTUCE WRAPS

ASIAN TURKEY LETTUCE WRAPS

This is one of those recipes that stays in our weekly meal prep rotation. My husband loves these Asian turkey lettuce wraps as a savory snack, and I love them as a low carb meal! Fresh butter lettuce makes the perfect “cups” for juicy ground turkey (or chicken) mixed with water chestnuts, carrots, mushrooms, and… Continue Reading

COLLAGEN BANANA BREAD

COLLAGEN BANANA BREAD

I’ve made many banana bread recipes in the past, but this is definitely in my top three! This time I experimented with chickpea flour and collagen peptides for protein and added health benefits. The result is a tender crumb bread with rich banana flavor complemented by the buttery, nutty addition of almond butter. I am seriously… Continue Reading