Sweet Potato Protein Pancakes

A few things to note about these pancakes before we go any further. If you’re looking for fluffy, traditional pancakes, these are not them. There is no protein powder in these pancakes. They’re high in protein thanks to the other ingredients. Not everyone will like these. Since they’re not made with flour, they are a little “wet” in the middle…but ... Read More »

Macaroni and Cheese with Sausage and Peas

This recipe for Mac and Cheese with Sausage and Peas is an easy, kid-friendly dinner idea for a busy night and the leftovers work well for lunch! Here’s what I’d recommend instead: Choose whole wheat pasta to help get your daily servings of whole grains. Be aware of portion size. A serving of cooked pasta is about the size of your fist ... Read More »

Sweet Potato Waffles

A great pre-workout snack or a fun way to change up your breakfast routine! Add some peanut butter and you’ve got yourself a sandwich!   This is a small batch recipe. It makes about 2 waffles in a regular (not Belgian) waffle maker. ⅓ cup cooked, mashed sweet potato ¼ cup plain yogurt 2 eggs ¼ cup white whole wheat ... Read More »

CARDIO WORKOUTS

A collection of my favorite cardio workouts! Pick one to try today and pin some more for later! I’ll be posting more workouts that you’ll probably want to try out on your next workout. 🙂 Read More »

Slow Cooker Asian Pulled Pork

Serve this Slow Cooker Asian Pulled Pork in lettuce wraps with rice for a quick dinner! It’s perfect for food prep because you can easily cook a large amount and use it in a variety of ways throughout the week. Plus it freezes well, so whenever it’s on sale you can buy a shoulder, cook it in the slow cooker, shred ... Read More »

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken

The perfect balance of spicy and sweet, this bacon wrapped chicken will be a hit with the whole family.  It’s easy to make AND it involves bacon- so it’s gotta be good, right?! You can adjust the amount of brown sugar and cayenne better depending on how sweet/spicy  you want it! 1 pound chicken tenders 1 Tbsp butter, melted 1 ... Read More »

Grilled BBQ Salad

  A light and fresh summer lunch or dinner, this Grilled BBQ Chicken Salad is simple, healthy and full of flavor! chicken bbq sauce avocadopeaches or nectarines red bell pepper mozzarella balls red onions tomatoes mixed greens Grill chicken. Baste with bbq sauce while cooking. Cover baking sheet with mixed greens. Add toppings of choice. Slice chicken once cooked and ... Read More »

Egg Waffles

Ready in one minute and easy to customize, after trying these Egg Waffles you’ll never want to cook eggs in a pan again! Eggs Sausage (pre-cooked) Peppers, onions or other veggies Cheese, if desired Oil Grease waffle iron and heat to medium setting. Crack 2 eggs in a bowl and whisk to combine. Pour eggs into waffle iron. Top with ... Read More »

Coffee Protein Shake

With just a few simple ingredients, this Coffee Protein Shake is the perfect way to refuel after a tough workout! Here’s how you make the shake: With just a few simple ingredients, this Coffee Protein Shake is the perfect way to refuel after a tough workout! Serves: 1 8 oz milk (chocolate is recommended but any cow or non-dairy milk ... Read More »

Dark Chocolate Honey Beauty Mask + Scrub

Chocolate – just saying the word makes my mouth water. I love all things chocolate – from rich brownies and cakes to decadent truffles and nuts drenched in melted chocolate goodness. Due to its high fat content, dark chocolate should be consumed in moderation as part of a healthy diet. Fortunately, for those days that we cannot eat it, we ... Read More »

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