Low Carb

{paleo zucchini fritters}

{paleo zucchini fritters}

For the passed few weeks I’ve been a part of an amazing fitness class, held by one of the talented PE teachers who instructs at the school I work for.  The commraderie, accountability, and team work has been super fun…

{post Christmas blues gingerbread latte}

As I sit in my PJ’s next to the Christmas tree, trying to stay focused long enough to write a long overdue blog post, I can’t help but feel a little blue. Maybe it’s because winter break is halfway over….

{turkey, cheddar, apple power snack}

This one is more of a snack idea rather than a “recipe”. I work in a school and understand that parents are always on the lookout for healthy, easy things they can pack in their kids’ lunchboxes. The great thing…

{cauliflower crust pizza}

{cauliflower crust pizza}

I have tried to make a cauliflower crust several times before and failed miserably. The recipes I used either called for a ton of ingredients or the result was a soggy mess that didn’t resemble pizza crust in any way,…

{perfect day meal plan}

{perfect day meal plan}

Life is hard. Living a healthy life can be even harder, unless you have a game plan…well here is your game plan! I’ve put together a simple plan you can print out and follow to a T if you want…

{cauliflower mac ‘n cheese}

{cauliflower mac ‘n cheese}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Roasted cauliflower replaces half the carbs in this recipe to make a win-win! [/headline_georgia_small_left] I’ve really fudged up this time! It’s been nearly a month since my last post and I’m ashamed to say I haven’t done any real…

{spinach & kale frittata}

{spinach & kale frittata}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]So this is pretty much a healthy pizza for breakfast! Get your greens and protein with this super simple frittata recipe! [/headline_georgia_small_left] My favorite meal to cook and eat has always been breakfast. There’s nothing I enjoy more on…

{5 quick fat busting breakfasts}

{5 quick fat busting breakfasts}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]If you want to lose weight and dramatically increase your metabolism throughout each day there’s one thing you need to do…EAT! [/headline_georgia_small_left] That’s right…there is one meal in particular that directly influences you waist size. Yup, breakfast! I know…

{curry lettuce wraps}

{curry lettuce wraps}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Delicious high protein, low carb meal in quince![/headline_georgia_small_left] One of the fastest ways to start losing weight or fine tune your diet is to limit  your grains. I don’t preach “low Carb” because people tend to cut fresh produce…

{Starbucks pumpkin spice latte}

{Starbucks pumpkin spice latte}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]The coffee shop favorite made in your own kitchen with natural ingredients and lots of love![/headline_georgia_small_left] Everyone knows it’s Fall when Starbucks starts advertising their Pumpkin Spice Latte. Everyone also knows {or should know} that the syrups used in…

{4 ingredient protein ice cream}

{4 ingredient protein ice cream}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]I just had ice cream for breakfast…and you can too! Try this healthy, yummy, super simple, ice cream recipe. You don’t even need an ice cream machine![/headline_georgia_small_left] A healthy ice cream alternative that you can easily make at home…

{chocolate protein truffles}

{chocolate protein truffles}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Are you a health nut who loves chocolate? Are you sick of paying an arm and a leg for packaged protein bars? This recipe is for you![/headline_georgia_small_left] I realize the headline sounds like an infomercial, but I can’t help…

{ribbon salad with shallot vinagarrette}

{ribbon salad with shallot vinagarrette}

[headline_georgia_small_left color="#FF6600"]Use up the last of your summer squash with this delicious salad and do something great for your body![/headline_georgia_small_left]   My boyfriend, Kenny, is famous for chomping on raw zucchini at every opportunity. No matter how many benefits raw…

{eggplant lasagna roll ups}

{eggplant lasagna roll ups}

[headline_georgia_large_left color="#FF6600"]My childhood favorite made gluten free and delicious![/headline_georgia_large_left] As a child, family gatherings always meant Persian Food. Although I love and appreciate the food of my homeland as an adult, when I was a kid I wanted what the…