Homemade Cinnamon Protein Donut Recipe


With 30 calories each, this protein donut recipe is quick and easy K- do you have a Toaster oven yet?? Because these mini donuts cooked in about 4 minutes in the toaster oven and I’m kind of obsessed!But, onto the DONUTS!  I made these mini donuts with a mini donut pan I grabbed at Hobby Lobby (similar to this one on Amazon). It fit perfectly in my Toaster oven, which is why I bought it. Then, I mixed Kodiak mix with cinnamon, oil and the Monk Sweetener I found at Costco, and baked them. You can of course do this […]

Quick and Tasty Chocolate Protein Kodiak Cookies


These Chocolate Protein cookies only have 2 ingredients, 20 Calories and 2 grams of protein! Another low calorie cookie recipe coming at you today! This is from my aunt who is so great at experimenting in the kitchen with healthier options for treats! I tried these cookies after she sent me the recipe, and they are perfect! Not too sweet, but just right! Each cookie has 19 calories, 2 g protein, 3 g carbs and 0 fat!

Best Low Calorie Chocolate Kodiak Cakes


Top your favorite Chocolate Kodiak cakes with peanut butter powder, bananas and whipped cream for a breakfast that tastes like dessert! Only 19 calories per pancake, these Chocolate Kodiak cakes are the bomb! For every calorie counting fan out there… when you make Kodiak pancake mix with water, each tablespoon of mix is 19 calories 1.9 g protein 2.8 g carbs 0.4 g fat. The recipe is

21 Best Low Calorie Road Trip Snacks


Road trips can make me nervous about sticking to my diet because I love snacking while I drive! But, as long as I can find some low calorie road trip snacks to bring, I usually return from the trip without gaining too much weight! We just got back from two consecutive weekends of road trips in Utah. The first was to visit with my family in the St. George/Zion National Park area. The second trip was with my in-laws to the Moab/ Green River area. Both are places I love to visit. Both drives are only 3.5-4 hours one way, […]

Low Calorie Peanut Butter Cookies


When you are in the mood for some sweet cookies, without over doing it on calories, try these low calorie peanut butter cookies! With Egg whites, peanut butter, zero calorie sugar and rice crispies, you’ll be glad you made them. Pin for later! Zero calorie sweetener used in the recipe.

Low Calorie Homemade Apple Chips


This recipe for low calorie homemade apple chips only have 80 calories per serving. Even better, they taste like dessert! I attempted apple chips in my air fryer/toaster oven. And while the edges crisped up a bit, the full apple ring never seemed to really hit that crispy spot, without burning. BUT- I didn’t care! This apple- cinnamon treat really hit the spot! It tasted like apples from apple pie. Soft and warm, with caramelized, crispy sugar! The great thing about them was how quick they were to make as well.For years, my husband and I have been dipping apple […]

15 Addictive Foods that Lead to Overeating


Is food addiction real? I’ve struggled with this question on more than one season in my life. Sometimes I can look at a food and not have any desire to overeat. Other times, the food feels irresistible! The books I’ve read about food addiction have all come to the same conclusion. Sugar and white flour are the most addictive foods, and if you abstain from those, the desire to overeat will be gone. I love the black and white idea of abstaining from addictive foods, but of course, humans are a little more complicated than that. In reflecting on my […]

Banana Oat Protein Pancakes


These pancakes check all the boxes… low calorie, high protein, low fat, vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free, added sugar free….and only 4 ingredients! Bananas, oats, egg whites and baking powder is all you need to make these delicious banana oat protein pancakes!

Make Ahead Light Tortellini Salad

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Cold, make ahead salads, loaded with veggies are perfect for summer dinner. Prep this one on the weekend, and eat all week! Pack in as many vegetables as you wish. For this salad I used broccoli and tomatoes, but adding carrots is always delicious!

Using Overeating to Procrastinate


I know when I’m avoiding something because I find myself returning to the kitchen compulsively, eating all the food I can find, until I’m stuffed. I most often suffer with overeating due to procrastination when I have a project I just don’t want to work on. In order to delay or postpone, I tell myself, If I just eat something first, than I can get to work. Except, that’s usually a lie. The feeding never ends, and the work never gets started. So, instead of focusing on the behavior, I’ve come up with a few strategies and solutions for overeating […]

Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

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Delicious chicken salad, wrapped in lettuce for a healthy, low calorie lunch! 147 calories, 18 grams of protein, 9 grams carbs, 5 grams fat The mayo I used to get the calorie count…