MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP PROTEIN DONUTS

MINT CHOCOLATE CHIP PROTEIN DONUTS

I made these mint chocolate chip protein donuts for St. Patrick’s Day, and because I’ve been seriously craving that mint chocolate combo (so under-rated)! The chocolate donuts are dense and moist, while the mint frosting is creamy and refreshing, littered with mini chocolate chips. Instead of artificial green food coloring, I made my own natural food coloring… Continue Reading

BACON FETA & SWEET POTATO EGG CASSEROLE

BACON FETA & SWEET POTATO EGG CASSEROLE

Oh my gosh you guys – this egg casserole is so bomb! I made a double-batch for the hubby’s meal prep, but of course, I sliced myself a little piece to try, too. It was downright mouthwatering! I love how the savory bacon and feta complement the sweet flavor of the potatoes and the earthy flavor of the… Continue Reading

WHITE CHOCOLATE PEANUT PROTEIN COOKIES

WHITE CHOCOLATE PEANUT PROTEIN COOKIES

These cookies are straight-up heavenly! Nope, they’re not super low fat or super high in protein, but they are low in sugar and taste amazing. These are perfect for when you want a legit cookie experience without the sugar coma. WARNING: these are addictive. I think next time I make these I’ll use dry-roasted salted cashews… how yummy… Continue Reading

THAI CHICKEN & VEGETABLE COCONUT CURRY

THAI CHICKEN & VEGETABLE COCONUT CURRY

Here’s a meal prep idea for all you Thai fans out there! Thai cuisine happens to be one of my favorites, so I was quite happy with how authentic this simplified version of thai chicken coconut curry (“kaeng phet”) came out. It’s definitely kind of a “cheater” recipe in that I used Thai Kitchen red curry paste instead of… Continue Reading

GLUTEN-FREE DAIRY-FREE PROTEIN PANCAKES

GLUTEN-FREE DAIRY-FREE PROTEIN PANCAKES

International Pancake Day (yesterday) got me craving pancakes! These gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb protein pancakes are tender and fluffy… perfect accompanied by maple syrup and butter, or warmed berries and melted almond butter. I went with the berry-almond butter combo, and it was divine! I also added some whipped topping, which is not dairy-free but definitely delicious. These pancakes are… Continue Reading

CHOCOLATE CHUNK FUDGE PROTEIN BROWNIES

CHOCOLATE CHUNK FUDGE PROTEIN BROWNIES

Okay, so… I might have a little obsession with making the perfect protein brownies. I have so many protein brownie recipes on the blog, but not one has yet matched up to Duncan Hines Chewy Fudge Brownies. These were pretty darn good though! I love the balance of chocolate and almond butter, and they turned… Continue Reading

CHOCOLATE COCONUT PROTEIN TRUFFLES

CHOCOLATE COCONUT PROTEIN TRUFFLES

If you love anything chocolate coconut, this recipe is for you! These chocolate coconut protein truffles pack a protein punch plus lots of fat-burning MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides) from the coconut oil. Each 74 calorie truffle has 6g protein and only 3g net carbs. Did I mention they’re dark, decadent and delicious? Yep, these don’t taste… Continue Reading

WHITE CHOCOLATE PROTEIN CAKE POPS

WHITE CHOCOLATE PROTEIN CAKE POPS

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I decided to try my hand at cake pops for a BodyBuilding.com feature. You’re sure to impress your sweetheart with these adorable homemade treats! These took a couple tries to get right, but the final batch was absolutely divine. Think moist vanilla cake mixed with creamy frosting and coated… Continue Reading

RED VELVET PROTEIN CAKE

RED VELVET PROTEIN CAKE

I did it! I did it! I finally came up with a super moist, ultra decadent, gorgeously vibrant red velvet protein cake made without artificial food coloring. You can’t even imagine my excitement as I cut into this cake and saw that it was bright red through and through. The secret? Roasted beet puree! I… Continue Reading

PEANUT BUTTER OATMEAL PROTEIN COOKIES

PEANUT BUTTER OATMEAL PROTEIN COOKIES

If you love a crunchy, chewy cookie then these peanut butter oatmeal cookies are for you! The flavor is just the right balance of sweet and salty without being overly rich. Not to mention, six of these crave-worthy cookies total just over 300 calories, and they’re high in protein and low in fat – perfect for a post workout… Continue Reading