Sugar Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie {single serving!}

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    When you need a treat, but you also want to lose weight, try making just ONE, single serving, healthier cookie! This peanut butter cookie with chocolate chips is sugar free, low in fat, and so delicious! The calories for this single serving sugar free cookie is 88 calories, 5 grams protein, 22 grams carbs, and 3 grams of fat. Single servings for built in portion control! Just like any skill, portion control can be learned through practice. I want to be able to eat one cookie and not let it have me craving a zillion more cookies! But that takes […]

    Low Carb Omelette Breakfast Loaf

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    This easy low carb breakfast takes classic omelette ingredients like eggs, egg whites, veggies, and fat free cheese, and makes it into a breakfast loaf casserole! You’ll love starting your day with this omelette breakfast loaf! This healthy omelette recipe recipe makes 8, one inch slices, each with 102 calories, 2 grams carbs, 12 g protein, and 5 grams fat. I have been eating eggs every single morning, for the better part of a year. I feel like it fills me up in the morning, helps me get a huge post workout dose of protein, and I think they taste […]

    27 Calorie Donut Holes {3 Ingredients, Sugar Free, and Fat Free!}

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    These three ingredient donut holes have HALF the calories as regular donut holes! A healthy alternative, to an indulgent treat! Bonus, they are both sugar free and fat free! All you need is Greek yogurt, self-rising flour, and a zero calorie sweetener. Each donut hole has 27 calories, 7 grams carbs, 1.5 g protein, and zero grams fat I’ve made several greek yogurt and self-rising flour recipes. This combination is so forgiving, and so versatile. I’ve made two ingredient flat bread here, and pizza crust here. But this time I added a zero calorie sugar, and made them into donut […]

    High Volume Oatmeal with Chocolate and Peanut Butter (low calorie and low fat)

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    Delicious healthy oatmeal with 1/3 more volume! Get the trick for high volume oatmeal, plus healthy options for peanut butter and chocolate! More volume with the same amount of calories! I was able to get more oatmeal for the same amount of calories by adding more water, and letting the oats absorb it longer. My final bowl, including the peanut butter, chocolate, AND whipped cream was only 204 calories, 8 grams of protein, 23 grams of carbs, and 6 grams of fat. What is growing oatmeal? I first heard about growing oatmeal from Hungry Girl). And from the start, it […]

    100 Calorie Creamy Salsa Crockpot Chicken

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    Shredded chicken in a creamy salsa sauce, all made in the crockpot! This three ingredient recipe has fat free cream cheese, salsa, and chicken and is a must-have for a healthy dinner! The calories and macros for 1/3 cup of the shredded chicken is 116 calories, 18 grams of protein, 5 grams of carbs, and 2 grams of fat. With the popularity of the Instant pot, is anyone even taking their slow cooker out anymore? I know I like the instant pot, but there is something about the crockpot that not only makes the BEST shredded chicken, but often, the […]

    Easy 20 Minute Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Recipe

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    With only three ingredients and 20 minutes, you can have this low calorie, low carb, high protein meal of prosciutto wrapped chicken on the dinner table tonight! For four ounces of chicken breasts and two slices of prosciutto, you can have your entrée for 180 calories, 33 grams of protein, 0 grams carbs, and 6 grams fat. How to make wrapped Prosciutto chicken This low carb entrée idea couldn’t be easier. I like to start by cutting my chicken breasts into 4 ounce servings. Sometimes, chicken breasts will come very large, and I like to cut them in half to […]

    Caramel Oatmeal Protein Cookie Dough

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    When you are in the mood for cookie dough, but want to stick to your weight loss goals, you’ve got to try this Caramel oatmeal protein cookie dough! This protein cookie dough has 51 calories, 4 grams protein, 5 grams carbs, and 2 grams of fat per tablespoon! It’s probably a miracle I don’t gain more weight during recipe testing. I will often make a recipe ten times or more before I share it. And each time, I have to taste it! Even with healthy recipes, the calories add up. (see my weight loss through calorie counting success story here!) […]

    Next Level Strawberry Protein Shake

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    Delicious, indulgent, and tastes like a milkshake; this strawberry protein shake, with 20 grams of protein, is next level amazing! The calories and macros for this protein shake is 157 calories, 20 grams protein, 8 grams carbs, and 6 grams fat! I’ve always said, If you aren’t a fan of protein shakes yet, you just haven’t found the right one! I have now officially tasted 15 different protein powders on the market. I published a post a few weeks ago with the best (AND WORST) tasting protein powders. (read my write up here) I was also transparent about my #1 for best […]

    Easy Low Calorie High Protein Ice Cream

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    This easy low calorie, high protein ice cream is a game changer! This recipe is made with birthday cake protein powder, almond milk, sugar free pudding mix, and sprinkles! The total calories for this high protein ice cream is 142 calories, 25 grams of protein, 6 grams of carbs, and 2 grams of fat. If you aren’t a fan of the new protein powders that have found their way into the market over the last decade, it could be that you just haven’t tried the right one! Recently, I tried 13 different protein powders (15 now!), to evaluate them for […]

    Skinny Circus Animal Cookies (with Pretzels and Greek Yogurt)

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    A healthy twist on a favorite treat, Circus Animal Cookies! Using Greek yogurt, pretzels, and sprinkles, boring pretzels become a healthy, low calorie dessert! This recipe makes 20 pretzels, with each pretzel containing16 calories each, 1 gram protein, 2 grams of carbs, and 0 grams fat Why are these animal cookies healthy? Instead of shortbread and sugar, I made these animal cookies with Greek yogurt and pretzels! I have been addicted to eating plain greek yogurt with sugar free pudding mix, and eat it almost daily. Then, I dipped a pretzel in my greek yogurt mix and knew I wanted […]

    Skinny Low Calorie Cheesy Cauliflower Rice

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    Save 505 calories with this faux cheesy rice! Using powdered cheese and cauliflower rice, you can have this delicious, filling meal in under 7 minutes! Try this low calorie cheesy cauliflower rice today! {gluten free, low carb, and so tasty!} The entire bowl of this faux cheesy cauliflower rice is only 108 calories! It has 8 grams of protein, 15 g carbs, and 2 grams of fat. Healthy Substitutions for this faux cheesy rice Standard white rice has 200 calories per cup. For 1 cup of cauliflower rice it’s only 20 calories! How’s that for a bargain! So, to make […]

    Low Carb Double Cheesy Scrambled Eggs {with low calorie cheese powder}

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    To make scrambled eggs that are low in calorie, that has 36 grams of protein and only 5 grams carbs, and still cheesy and delicious, try cheese powder and fat free cheddar cheese. The combination is out of this world! These scrambled eggs, with cheese and all, has 241 calories, 36 grams protein, 5 grams carbs, and 6 grams of fat Recently I purchased some cheese powder from Amazon (the Hoosier brand here). Not only is it only $9.41 for a 1lb container (so cheap), but each tablespoon is only 25 calories! I’m convinced this container is going to last […]

    Spaghetti Squash Taco Boat

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    I love to use spaghetti squash with a variety of toppings, especially taco toppings! This spaghetti squash has ground beef, avocado, tomatoes, and fat free cheese! Adding toppings like ground beef and tomatoes to spaghetti squash makes this healthy meal perfect for taco lovers! Not only is this spaghetti squash taco bowl super filling, but it’s packed with veggies, protein, and fits into your diet perfectly. This lunch fits perfectly with the Bright Line Eating plan. To make this a bright line eating recipe, I used: Protein: 2 ounces ground beef with 1 ounce cheese Veggies: 200 grams of spaghetti […]

    Meal Prep and Printable for 1500 Calorie Day {40/40/20}

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    I’m officially 8 weeks out from my next fitness competition, so I’ve decided to be less flexible, and more on point with my calories and macros. Since my bikini competition last summer, I’ve been able to keep my weight within 3-5 lbs while being pretty flexible with my diet. I stick mostly to my calories and macros, but I definitely have been allowing myself untracked food more often than not. Jump to the Meal Plan Printable Jump to the meal plan I also have been eating some highly palatable foods, which makes it more difficult to stick with my program. […]

    Best Almond Poppy Seed Overnight Oats {without yogurt}

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    These are the best overnight oats I’ve ever made! Made with almond milk and extra creamy without the need for yogurt, this recipe for Almond Poppy Seed Overnight Oats is healthy, filling, and delicious! The calories and macros for this Almond Poppy seed Overnight oats in total was 153 calories, 5 grams protein, 20 grams carbs, and 7 grams of fat. I feel like no words I could type could do this recipe justice. Nor could the pictures, because I don’t think the photos look appetizing. But I could not keep this healthy breakfast to myself. This is the most […]

    Low Calorie Breakfast Egg White Sandwich

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    This weight loss meal for breakfast is low in calorie, and high in satiety! Using low calorie bread, egg whites, low calorie cheese, and avocado, these macros will help you reach your weight loss goals. This breakfast is 283 calories, with 20 grams of protein, 29 grams of carbs, and 11 grams of fat. This breakfast sandwich is a macro dieters perfect meal. A perfect blend of carbs, protein, and fat can have you feeling full for longer, as any glucose spikes are mediated by the protein and fat during the meal. Slow digesting meals keep you satisfied and full. […]

    Easy 2 Ingredient Greek Yogurt Flat Bread

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    You can make a variety of delicious things with Greek yogurt and self rising flour. You can make bagels, pretzels, pizza crust, and this flat bread! The calories and macros for the two ingredient, high protein flat bread are  128 calories, 23 g carbs, 6 Protein and 0 fat. I’m making an attempt to document regular meals, even when they aren’t that spectacular or unique. But, I really hope to be a resource of EASY meal IDEAS that can help you with weight loss, as much as actual recipes. And this made a terrific breakfast for me the other morning. […]

    Best Tasting Protein Powder for 2021 {and the worst!}

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    We tasted the most popular protein powders in 2021. Here’s our favorites from best to worst. Jump to results The taste of protein powder has come a LONG way in the past two decades. In the late 1990’s, I remember how terrible they were. To drink some protein powder was on the same level as drinking magnesium citrate for a colonoscopy prep. It was THAT bad! Nowadays however, you might not be able to tell the difference between an indulgent milkshake and a protein shake. With a variety of flavors, and protein shake recipes (like this caramel toffee protein shake), […]