Low Carb

{perfect banana ice cream}

{perfect banana ice cream}

It’s no secret that I love my banana ice cream.  It’s a delicious, nutritious way to satisfy my sweet tooth without spending a lot of time and money on ingredients.  I’ve been known to walk out of the grocery story…

{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}

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 cooking in about 2 weeks. I’m sure most of you have made some monumental New…

{spinach & kale frittata}

{spinach & kale frittata}

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

{5 quick fat busting breakfasts}

{5 quick fat busting breakfasts}

If you want to lose weight and dramatically increase your metabolism throughout each day there’s one thing you need to do…EAT! That’s right…there is one meal in particular that directly influences you waist size. Yup, breakfast! I know you’ve heard…

{curry lettuce wraps}

{curry lettuce wraps}

Delicious high protein, low carb meal in quince! 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 and…

{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…