3 Ingredient Low Carb Cloud Bread

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Whether you are gluten free, keto, high protein, low carb, or just want to try a new delicious recipe, you’ve got to save or print this recipe for low carb cloud bread! All four pieces of cloud bread, or the entire recipe, has 124 calories, 12 g Protein 2 g carbs 6 g fat. (or only 31 calories each, 1.5 g fat, 3 g protein, and 0.5 g carbs) Out of all the diets I’ve been on, I’ve actually never tried Atkins or Keto. I can’t imagine a world without carbs. However, in the past year, I’ve become a little […]

1 Calorie Sugar Free Meringue Cookies

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With just one calorie, these meringue cookies have 4 ingredients: egg whites, cream of tarter, zero calorie sugar, and sugar free jello powder. Welcome back!! For those of you who are new here, welcome! I’m sharing on this blog as many high volume, low calorie recipes as I can. Not only is it helping me stick to my weight loss, but also I hope it helps you as well! And these cookies are hands down, the lowest calorie cookie I have made to date! This recipe has only 1 calorie per cookie! Plus, it has 0 grams protein, 0 grams […]

5 Minute Protein Peanut Butter Soft Serve Ice Cream

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Starting with a frozen banana, and adding peanut butter powder, protein powder, and almond milk, you can have soft serve protein ice cream in a matter of minutes! Calories and macros: For one bowl of this protein ice cream, it had 180 calories, 32 grams of carbs, 9 grams of protein, and 2 grams of fat. How to make protein soft serve ice cream Soft serve ice cream is my favorite kind of ice cream! The smooth texture for me beats any icy or hard ice creams that are impossible to scoop. To make this recipe more like soft serve, […]

8 Reasons Hyperpalatable Foods are So Addictive

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If you’ve ever been elbow deep in a box of cereal, and you can’t stop, I get it! Tasty food is hard to stop eating. Here are 8 reasons hyperpalatable foods can be so addictive! Last week, I posted 3 reasons I overeat on Instagram. So many of you resonated with these reasons! Especially, my reason #1, food just tastes so dang good! There isn’t always an emotional or deep unknow reason for you to over eat. In fact, sometimes, the reason actually is, that hyperpalatable food is so accessible. Hyperpalatable meaning, it’s over the top yummy! If you have […]

How to Calculate a Calorie Deficit

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Weight loss is possible when you create a calorie deficit, meaning you eat fewer calories than you are burning. Here’s everything you need to know on how to calculate your own calorie deficit. What is a Calorie Deficit? You may have heard before that to lose weight, you have to eat less than you burn, and it’s true. This is why you should consider creating a calorie deficit as an effective way to reach your weight loss goals. (research study: Fat Loss Depends on Energy Deficit Only) (I have a full post on getting started with calorie counting here) First […]

Skinny Cookies & Cream Protein Pudding

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Delicious, Skinny, Protein pudding made with Cookies and cream protein powder, almond milk, and sugar free pudding mix. The recipe for this protein pudding has 161 calories, 13 g protein, 14 grams carbs, and 3 grams of fat. Your calories and macros will vary, depending on the protein powder you use. I used a new protein powder called Protein Cookie Butter. I’ve been tasting and testing different protein powders to write a round up of my favorites, and this one is pretty close to the top of the list! I still have more to try though. Do you have a […]

Italian Chicken Thigh Kabobs

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Using chicken thighs, peppers, zucchini, mushrooms, and some Light Italian Dressing, these Chicken Thigh Kabobs make a delicious, low calorie dinner! The calories and macros for these chicken thigh kabobs were 227 calories, 18 g protein, 16 g carbs (all from veggies), and 11 g fat What Veggies to Use for Chicken Kabobs Heart veggies, that won’t fall of the stick work best for kabobs. One the ones in this picture, I used Zucchini Mushrooms and Bell peppers. Other vegetables that work well on a stick could be: onions potatoes sweet potatoes summer squash cherry tomatoes, and brussels sprouts How […]

Homemade High Protein Chocolate Spread

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You can make this recipe for homemade high protein chocolate spread for 3 grams of protein per tablespoon! Using low fat cream cheese, protein powder, and yogurt, you can spread it on rice cakes, use it to dip fruit, or just eat it off the spoon! This recipe for homemade chocolate protein spread has perfectly balanced macros. This recipe has 27 calories, 3 grams of protein, 2 grams of carbs and 1 gram of fat, per tablespoon! What does the protein spread taste like? This recipe for chocolate protein spread is kind of like frosting, and I LOVE frosting! I […]

Low Carb Parmesan Whisps Egg Breakfast

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Parmesan Whisps are a tasty, cheesy, crispy cracker that I’ve been using in recipes, like this Low Carb Parmesan Crisps Eggs! Using just eggs and Parmesan crisps, this high protein breakfast has 38 grams of protein. The calories and macros for this Parmesan whisps eggs were 320 calories, for the full recipe, 38 grams of protein, 3 grams of carbs, and 14 grams of fat. If this is high for a breakfast for you, definitely split it in half and share! Since the first time we purchased the cheesy Parmesan whisps from Costco, we started using the crackers in recipes. […]

How a Food Log Can Help You Lose Weight

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Studies show, self-monitoring through keeping a food log is a predictor of weight loss success! People who spent just 15 minutes a day on tracking food lost weight. (Journal of Obesity) If you’re anything like me, you want to make this new year the start of a new life, through improving your nutrition, exercising frequently and practicing self-care. And you’re not alone — millions of individuals spend the first weeks of the new year engaging in exercise, cleaning up their diet and performing cardio sessions. But as the weeks turn into months, we slowly notice that these individuals begin shifting […]

Low Calorie Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Save over 270 calories by using these low calorie grilled cheese sandwich ingredients. 45 calorie slices of bread, thin sliced cheese, and cooking spray! The calories and macros for the ingredients I used in this low calorie grilled cheese sandwich was 130 calories, 16 grams protein, 19 g carbs, and 11 grams of fat. Healthy Substitutions for this Grilled Cheese Sandwich Grilled cheese sandwiches, the ultimate comfort food, has been avoided by dieters for decades. Generally, a GREAT grilled cheese sandwich might have 400 calories or more, and lot’s of fat to make it extra tasty. I promise though, with […]

2 Ingredient Freezer Peanut Butter Whips {Low calorie and delicious!}

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With just 2 ingredients, peanut butter powder and light cool whip, this recipe is a low calorie treat! Freezer peanut butter whips is like peanut butter mousse, but with a lot less sugar and fat! This freezer peanut butter whip recipe makes four cups. Each cup has 75 calories, 4 grams protein, 8 grams carbs, and 3 grams of fat. Low Calorie Ingredients for whips You only need two ingredients for these peanut butter whips. The first is peanut butter powder, and the second is cool whip. Peanut butter powder: As a dessert, Peanut butter powder is a great substitute […]

Best Low Calorie Banana Bread {Half the Calories}

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With half the calories as classic banana bread, this low calorie banana bread does not compromise on taste at all. It has the perfect texture by using bananas, low fat buttermilk, and sugar free banana pudding mix. Each 1 ounce slice of this low calorie banana bread has 78 calories, 12 grams carbs, 2 grams protein, and 2 grams fat. You might be looking for some Low calorie bread if you are counting calories to lose weight, or maintain a weight loss. (you can read my weight loss story here) But sweet breads like banana bread can be notorious for […]

Low Calorie Cinnamon Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

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For a sweet side dish, this Cinnamon Maple Roasted butternut squash is to die for! Bonus: it’s low in calories too! The recipe for this roasted butternut squash gives you a total of 45 calories, 1 gram protein, 12 grams carbs, and 0 grams of fat. (to calculate macros for your personal weight loss goals, check out my macro calculator here) If you love roasted butternut squash, I think you’re really going to like adding some cinnamon and maple to it! Calorie Saving for this recipe To keep this roasted butternut squash sweet, yet not add any calories beyond the […]

Egg White Oatmeal with Strawberries and Cream {High Protein}

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Whisking egg whites into your oatmeal is a delicious way to get fluffy oats, and 9 grams of protein! This recipe for egg white oatmeal is sweetened with strawberries and cream. This recipe for egg white oatmeal with strawberries and cream has 183 calories, 9 grams of protein, 23 grams of carbs, and 5 grams fat. For the longest time, I wouldn’t try egg whites in my oatmeal. Not that I had any specific problem with the combo, but I enjoy eating both eggs and oatmeal so much, I didn’t want to give up tasting the eggs. (see my meal […]

Macro Friendly Strawberry Protein Balls

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Looking for a macro friendly snack or dessert? These strawberry protein balls have the perfect split of 5 grams protein, 5 grams carbs, and 0.5 grams fat. Bonus: They are only 44 calories each! What are proteins balls? Protein balls are usually a no-bake energy ball, usually made with protein powder, oats, plus dates, nuts, or milk to make them stick together. Food bloggers have made all sorts of flavors of protein balls. One of my favorites are Cake batter protein balls! Are protein balls good for weight loss? To be perfectly honest, I haven’t been making protein balls very […]

Healthy Low Carb Open Faced Egg White Omelette

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The recipe for this delicious, low calorie, low carb, egg white omelette becomes fluffy by adding Laughing cow cheese! Topped with avocado and peppers, it has 154 calories, 17 grams protein, 5 grams carbs, and 6 grams fat. I shared my most recent low calorie meal plan over the weekend (see it here), which shows how I eat eggs and oatmeal almost every day. (get all my meal plans here) Eating eggs plus oatmeal for breakfast has not only helped me reach my weight loss goals, but it is also filling, delicious, and can be prepared in so many different […]

Healthy Inside Out Parmesan Cheese Omelette

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Cooking the Parmesan cheese on the outside of this cheese omelette gives these omelettes a crispy, buttery, delicious flavor! Only 206 calories in this delicious breakfast. In the past, many health nuts avoided eggs because they contained dietary cholesterol. It was believed that dietary cholesterol increased blood cholesterol, and therefore led to higher incidences of cardiovascular disease. However, more recent studies, like these peer reviewed studies (The Impact of Egg Nutrient Composition and Its Consumption on Cholesterol Homeostasis and Egg and Egg-Derived Foods: Effects on Human Health and Use as Functional Foods) show that consumption of eggs may not increase […]

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