17 Low Calorie Vegetarian Recipes You’ll Want to Make Today!

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    Eating a plant based diet has many benefits! Here are 17 low calorie vegetarian recipes that can get you started. Although I’ve been trying to eat higher protein these days, it’s very possible to still eat a plant based diet and still meet your weight loss goals. Even if you are not 100% vegetarian, having some vegetarian recipes in your arsenal is a great way to balance your diet and stay healthy. A vegetarian diet has been show to reduce your risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes as well as to be kinder to our environment and climate. […]

    3 Ingredient – Low Fat Frozen Peanut Butter Pudding

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    Tastes like ice cream, but lower in sugar and fat, this healthy 3 ingredient, light, frozen peanut butter pudding is a summer favorite! This pudding recipe makes four servings, and each serving is 93 calories, 7 grams protein, 14 g carbs and 1 gram of fat! Welcome! If you’re new here, I’m Amy. Founder and owner of this blog, Health Beet. I love to create healthy, low calorie, easy recipes, that help you reach your weight loss goals. You can read about my weight loss story here. Since reaching my goal weight, I still try to count macros and calories […]

    22 Gift Ideas For Female Runners {All the things I Can’t Live Without}

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    My top 22 things I can’t live without to have a great run! Last month, the friend I run with had a birthday! I had so much fun putting together a box of the things I use during my runs on a regular basis, that I wanted to share it here. As a general rule, I do not like running with people. I prefer podcasts and music to conversation. I also like to go my own pace. I don’t like to feel like I’m slowing someone down. And I also don’t like to feel like someone is slowing me down. […]

    3 Ingredient Chocolate Protein Powder Recipe: Fruit Dip!

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    With just three ingredients; light cream cheese, chocolate protein powder and Greek yogurt, this chocolate protein powder dip can be used as a high protein spread or dip for fruit or even rice cakes! The total calories and macros for 1 tablespoon was 27 calories, 3 g protein, 2 g carbs and 1 g fat This protein chocolate dip is one I shared as a protein spread in the past, but today I’m using to to dip our delicious fresh berries!! For this protein dip recipe, I used Low fat Cream cheese– This made the dip super creamy! Chocolate protein […]

    Strawberries and Cream Protein French Toast Casserole

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    Strawberries and Cream Protein French Toast Casserole: by adding vanilla protein powder and egg whites, I was able to get 10 grams of protein per serving for this delicious and healthy breakfast!! The total for each slice (8 servings per recipe) was 112 calories, 10 grams protein, 16 grams carbs, and 1 gram of fat. If you use an 8X8 dish, you would get 9 servings. I used a round 1.5 quart casserole dish. What is protein French toast? Classic French toast will typically have 165 calories, and 5 grams of protein per slice. It would be even higher in […]

    99 Calorie Healthy Carrot Muffins

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    This recipe for carrot cake muffins uses Greek yogurt for texture, banana to make it low in fat, and Monk Fruit sugar to keep the calories low. You’ll love this healthier Carrot Cake Muffin! Each muffin has 99 calories, 4 g protein/ 25 g carbs, and 4 g fat. This recipe only Makes 4 Standard Size Muffins. You can double it or triple it, of course… but with my house size shrinking, I usually end up eating ALL the muffins. So, it’s just easier for me to bake in smaller batches these days! LOL Whether you make 4 or 12 […]

    Egg White Souffle Pancakes {84 calories for the whole batch!}

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    When you need some delicious pancakes, but don’t want to ruin your diet, reach for this Egg White Soufflé Pancakes recipe. With just egg whites, cream of tarter, self rising flour, and zero calorie sugar, you just might prefer these to classic pancakes! This entire recipe for Egg white soufflé pancakes has 84 calories, 9 grams of protein, 12 grams of carbs, and 0 grams of fat. This is my second favorite low calorie pancake recipe! Soufflé pancakes are making their rounds in the trending food space as Japanese Soufflé Pancakes. And they deserve to be there! Light and fluffy, […]

    Coconut Almond Chocolate Protein Bites {Built Bar Copycat Recipe}

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    If you like the Coconut Almond Built Bar, you’ll love my copycat recipe! With coconut flavoring, almond butter, chocolate and protein powder, you might even like it better! There’s no question I’m a HUGE fan of Built Bars. (see my article about my favorite Built Bars here) In fact, if you saw the stash in my cupboard, you might just think I buy a new box every week. I have every flavor under the sun. That’s exactly why I decided to try to make my own! While I couldn’t get my macros as good as a Built Bar (they have […]

    3 Easy Low Calorie Ideas for Scrambled Egg Pizza (26 g protein)

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    This scrambled egg pizza, on 3 different low calorie crust options, is a quick healthy breakfast idea if you want to start off with some high quality protein. Each pizza has 26 grams of protein! I’m always in pursuit of low calorie food and meals, because I just LOVE TO EAT. And if I can make low calorie swaps for indulgent meals, why wouldn’t I! I can eat more, and I like high volume foods over low quantities any day of the week. I couldn’t decide which low calorie crust to use on my scrambled egg pizza, so I tried […]

    1 Minute Asparagus Hack {the paper towel method}

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    Using a kitchen towel or paper towel, you can cook asparagus in the microwave in just one minute! Plus, it’s only 20 calories! Check out my video for the details below. Today I wanted to share with you how I’ve been cooking my asparagus. Because it’s so fast and easy, it will have you eating this every. single. day OK here’s the deal, I’ve been eating a ton of vegetables the last year and a half, since I lost weight and kept it off. I’ve never loved vegetables more in my life. It’s crazy how when you are on lower […]

    Healthy Chili Lime Strawberries with Cucumber and Tajin Seasoning

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    Delicious low calorie appetizer: Chili lime strawberries with cucumber and Tajin Seasoning The calories for the whole plate of this AMAZINGLY delicious snack are only 30 calories, 7 grams carbs, 1 gram of protein, and 0 grams of fat. What is Tajin Seasoning and Where Can I buy it? The ingredients in this seasoning are: chili peppers, sea salt, citric acid, dehydrated lime, silicon dioxide. It has 0 calories, 0 fat, 0 carbs, 0 sugar, 0 protein. Many people use it on fruit, and it’s so good this way! It’s not spicy, and I’m VERY sensitive to spicy foods. Not […]

    Thinner Leaner Stronger (book review)

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    Book review of Thinner Leaner Stronger The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Female Body by Michael Matthews I was first introduced to Mike Mathews and his work when I started listening to the Muscle for Life podcast. Just a few episodes in, and I knew he shared my philosophies about fitness and nutrition. It’s one of the best health podcasts out there! So naturally, I couldn’t wait to read his book for women, Thinner, Leaner Stronger- the simple science of building the ultimate female body. If you are ready to revamp or begin a workout program, start meal planning, […]

    Cauliflower Toast Recipe

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    If you need a low calorie vehicle for your favorite toast toppings, like avocado and peanut butter, you’ve got to try easy cauliflower toast! You can’t go wrong with this simple recipe for 47 calorie CAULIFLOWER TOAST! This cauliflower toast is only 47 calories, 4 grams of protein, 5 grams of carbs, and 1 gram of fat. If you haven’t at least tried to make recipes from cauliflower, are you even trying to be a healthy eater? Haha! I kid. I kid. Cauliflower recipes have quickly found itself into the health food space and folks have turned it into everything […]

    Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Oatmeal

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    Delicious and healthy breakfast oatmeal, that tastes like chocolate chip cookie dough! Dessert for Breakfast! The whole bowl is 119 calories, 20 g carbs, 3 grams protein, and 4 grams fat. My favorite carbs are oatmeal and fruit! Especially because I love to exercise, and both are gentle on my stomach, and seem to give me the energy I need to get through any workout. This week I got an email from a follower who printed my 30 days of weight loss meal ideas here. I have 30 days of eggs, 30 days of oatmeal, 30 days of salad, etc. […]

    Peaches & Cream Protein Ice Cream Mini Cones {68 calories!}

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    Delicious low calorie mini ice cream cones: Peaches & Cream Protein Ice Cream! 4 ingredients, and easy to make. The calories and macros for each ice cream cone is 68 calories, 7 grams protein, 9 grams carbs and 0 grams of fat. This summer has been a hot one! Some mornings, when I look at my phone, I see a warning for: EXTEME HEAT. So, it’s no surprise that I’ve been making protein ice cream in as many ways and flavors as I can imagine. When we have friends or family over for dinner, and we’re planning ice cream for […]

    Easy Caramel Banana Protein Ice Cream

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    This triple caramel banana protein ice cream is hands down my favorite ice cream this summer! Made with toffee caramel protein powder, a frozen banana, and two caramel flavoring mix-ins, your caramel cravings will be satisfied! The calories and macros for this protein ice cream is 171 calories, 23 g carbs, and 0 grams of fat! It’s undeniable how much I love frozen bananas blended with protein powder in a food processor. While I have made lots of protein ice cream over the past 18 months, recently, I’ve preferred taking a frozen banana straight from the freezer, blending it with […]

    10 low calorie salad dressing recipes


    The 10 best low calorie salad dressings on the internet! I even found a ZERO calorie salad dressing!! I love a good salad! It is fun to experiment with different vegetables, greens, and creative toppings. I feel that the dressing can make or break the salad. But dressings can upend your calorie goals if you are not careful. Some “healthy” salads can end up being as high in calories as a burger and fries. Store bought dressings can also sneak in ingredients you may not want like Sucralose or other artificial sweeteners. I prefer to make my own dressings so […]

    Orange Creamsicle Protein Pudding

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    Easy to make and high in protein, this Orange creamsicle protein pudding tastes like dessert! It’s healthy enough to eat any time of day or when you just need some extra protein in your diet. The calories and macros for this protein pudding 165 𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐨𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐬, 26 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐭𝐞𝐢𝐧, 10 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐬 𝐜𝐚𝐫𝐛𝐬, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 2 𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐬 𝐟𝐚𝐭 Raise your hand if you need to up level their protein powder game! I’m a huge fan of making recipes that use protein powder to make pudding. In fact, I RARELY drink protein shakes. I usually like adding protein to baked goods, ice cream, cookies, […]