Recipes: Beef and Broccoli Dinner

There’s something so satisfying about coming home from a long day of work with a Chinese take-out meal.

However, that bloated sodium induced feeling you get afterwards is just not as satisfying.

But what if we told you that you can have that same level of comfort, but with less calories, better nutrients, and more protein?

This beef and broccoli dinner recipe is a convenient, delicious, and easy recipe to make during the week, so you can take-out the take-away!

We know cooking after a long day of work sounds like the last thing you’d want to do, so that’s where this recipe comes in to feed you and your family in less than 30 minutes!

Ready to saute your way to health? Let’s get cooking!

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Recipes: Bacon & Mustard Spiked Green Beans

When I say bacon and mustard, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind?

Maybe a hot dog? Perhaps a burger?

Such a beautiful marriage of food and condiment need not be wasted on food that’s only going to clog arteries…

So today, we’ve prepared our own take on the bacon-mustard duo. This time, we threw in some green beans, too. You’ll love these green beans topped with layers of flavor!

This is a great side dish to complement a hearty protein entrée! You’ll enjoy some amazing textures and tastes—and again, this is only a side dish!

Check out how you can make these awesome green beans yourself, and make sure you keep track of our blog for more healthy tips and recipes.

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Recipes: Chicken and Veggie Stir Fry with Mango

Whoever said eating healthy was a flavorless, boring chore must have been chewing on grass!

When it comes to preparing healthy dishes, the possibilities are endless!

There’s so many variations, spices, and substitutes you can cook up in the same amount of time it would take you to drive down to a fast food restaurant!

This chicken, veggie, and mango stir fry will make your tastebuds dance. So many unique flavors coming together for a party in your mouth!

In addition to it being so tasty, you’re also feeding your muscles the protein and fiber it needs to stay strong.

If you’re a fan of delicious, and nutritious, meals, then this recipe is a must-try.

Let’s get to cooking!

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Recipes: Pesto Zucchini Boats

I’ve got a hunch that you need some zucchini in your life.

Well, this week’s recipe has just the thing for you…and it includes some yummy pesto as well!

Throw in some basil, pecans, garlic, and lemon juice, and you’ve just made one flavorful (and healthy) side.

Our pesto zucchini boats are high in fiber and low in carbs, and they’re the perfect complement to any tasty dish. Plus, it’s pretty fun seeing little boats on your plate.

If you’re looking for a new take on veggies, this is your recipe! Let us know how tasty this was in the comments below!

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Recipes: Blueberry Streusel Muffins

What’s a good morning without a nutritious breakfast?

Breakfast lends itself to many delicious, and healthy, options – yogurt, fruit, oatmeal, eggs, whole wheat toast…

But have you ever thought to include muffins in that list?

What is typically categorized as a sugar filled treat, these blueberry streusel muffins are packed with protein to satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping you on track with your fitness goals!

There’s a common misconception among those starting their health journey, that you have to give up the foods you love to lose weight.

Let’s put that misconception to rest – there are so many ways to enjoy your favorite foods, but in different ways which won’t expand your waistband!

Let’s get to cooking!

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Recipes: Spicy Chicken Chowder with Carrot Noodles

What’s the perfect complement to a cool summer evening?

Spicy chicken chowder, that’s what!

Now, noodles and chowder are a killer combination. Unfortunately, those noodles can pack on the carbs.

So how can you enjoy the texture of noodles with some spicy chowder broth?

You use carrots or zucchini, of course! Just peel either of these veggies into noodle shapes and you’re good to go!

Minimal in calories, low in carbs, and high in protein—what’s there not to love about this recipe?

Time to dig in!

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Recipes: Low Carb Mac and Cheese

Carbs: we know them, we love them, we crave them.

Unfortunately, carbs don’t love us the way we love them!

Over time, indulging in carbs too often starts to rapidly pack on the pounds – leaving you with a tight waistband and a sluggish stride in your step.

However, there’s good news for you pasta lovers! What if we told you there was a way you could enjoy your favorite pasta dishes, without the pasta?

They say not all heroes wear capes – in this case, the hero is spaghetti squash!

This yummy mac and cheese recipe replaces the noodles with low carb (and calorie) spaghetti squash.

Interested in learning how to make one of the most decadent dishes healthy? Let’s get cooking!

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Recipes: Honey Grilled Chicken

Who loves honey??

Unless you don’t like sweets (or Winnie the Pooh), you can’t deny that honey is nature’s heavenly syrup.

Think about pairing that with some juicy grilled chicken. Mmmmm…..

Well, I’ve got some *sweet* news for ya (I promise, that’s the only pun I’ve got!)…

Today’s recipe is honey grilled chicken. They’re getting married on the grill!

Get ready for a meal that will take your taste buds for a ride and back. Not only will you add honey in this recipe, but you’ll also be mixing in some spicy mustard, lemon peel, soy sauce, and minced garlic.

Your protein intake will soar with this recipe, AND you won’t have to stress over that extra fat and grease that comes with fried chicken!

Let’s take a closer look at this unique blend of sweet and savory. This might just be the chicken for all palates!

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Recipes: Summertime BBQ Meatballs

One of the best things about Summer is the mouthwatering smell of BBQ swirling throughout the neighborhood.

And what activity is Summer’s right hand man? Backyard pool parties!

Swimming under the sun’s rays works up quite an appetite that can only be satisfied by something delicious and full of protein!

This bite size BBQ meatball recipe is the perfect, fun appetizer to bring and share with all your friends and family!

Because of their small size, you can get creative with how you want to serve them up – like over a bed of greens or just simply stick some colorful toothpicks in them and enjoy!

Without further adieu, let’s get to cooking!

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Recipes: Roasted & Stuffed Eggplant

What in the world is an eggplant?!?

You know the eggplant as that purple veggie emoji on your keyboard. But did you know that, when roasted, it’s actually a really great source of fiber for your body?

‘Tis true!

We want to share our scrumptious eggplant recipe with you today! These things are LOADED with goodness: onions, cinnamon, cherry tomatoes, and reduced fat feta cheese, all packed inside the shell of an eggplant!

How much better can healthy eating get?

Check it out, and make sure to keep up with our blog for more great recipes!

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