#MacroFriendlyMondays — Mom’s Holiday Spice Pear Sauce!

It’s that time of year when #PumpkinEverything is making its way around the ‘gram and the blogosphere. I’m here to throw a different holiday treat in the mix! This is my mom’s recipe for homemade pear sauce (I’m sharing with permission). It’s a lot like applesauce, but has the spice of the season and uses…

#MacroFriendlyMondays — Smoked Salmon Rice Cakes!

This week’s post for a #MacroFriendlyMondays isn’t so much a recipe as it is a quick and easy meal or snack idea (#MinimalistMealPrep). This has been my go-to breakfast when I’m feeling snacky, rather than wanting a full meal. You can customize to meet your macro needs by splitting either 1 or 2 ounces of…

#MacroFriendlyMondays — Green Bean Fries—Two ways!

An entire 14oz bag of green beans is only 150 calories! This is great if you are a #VolumeEater like me! I have them almost nightly as a side with dinner. Roasted green beans are 💯! Method: Steam in the microwave per package (6 minutes for me), drain, then spread on a baking sheet lined…

#MacroFriendlyMonday — PB&J Protein Clouds!

This recipe couldn’t be any easier! You only need three ingredients for the protein clouds plus toppings of choice. The clouds are essentially a meringue, but not cooked until completely dry. 🥣 Ingredients:1️⃣ 6 egg whites (best if you use real eggs, as carton kind don’t stay as puffy)2️⃣ 1 tsp cream of tartar3️⃣ Sweetener…

#MacroFriendlyMondays — 5 Ingredient Mediterranean Omelette! {Tips+video!}

This is one of my favorite #MinimalistMealPrep recipes for lunch or dinner. It’s also something I find is widely available on restaurants. Most places are willing to accommodate an egg white only omelette and/or adding/changing ingredients if they offer regular omelettes on the menu. I’ve never had anyone turn down my special requests! I will…

3 Ingredient Macro Friendly Bread! {#MacroFriendlyMondays}

3 ingredient #MacroFriendly bread! I am blown away by how this bread actually turns out with a bread texture (see below for inside shot). All you need: 3 egg whites (MUST USE REAL EGGS), 45 grams of flour (any kind ❌except for coconut or almond flour❌), and 1/2 tsp baking powder. The macros for 1/2…

#MacroFriendlyMonday — Rock N Roll Sushi {Restaurant Review}

  In case you are interested, I reviewed Stix, which is another local sushi / hibachi restaurant. That post can be found here. Reader Questions:1/ Have you tried any new restaurants during quarantine that I should know about?2/ Would you try the squid salad? P.S. If you are interested in getting a custom set of…

#MacroFriendlyMondays — Healthy Sushi / Hibachi Options 🍣

This weeks post is a bit different as it’s not a recipe, but a healthy menu option if you find yourself at a sushi restaurant! This order was from Stix, but you can likely get it at almost any sushi / hibachi place! I was pleasantly surprised that they finally got on board with the…

#MacroFriendlyMonday — Spirilized Greek Salad!

  This is such an easy dish to throw together for a side or main if you add a protein like grilled chicken or salmon! Spirilized Greek Salad: 🥣Ingredients: 1.5 lbs spirilized English cucumber (I have this spirilizer) 72g Kalamata olives, diced 8 oz grape tomatoes, diced 1 + 3/4 cups (15oz can) chickpeas (pro…

#MacroFriendlyMonday21 — Carrot Cake Protein Pops! 🥕🍰

If you haven’t made @makeyourmark_fit Carrot Cake Bars yet, do it! (Recipe here). I made them twice in one week! I also brainstormed a way to go next-level with the leftovers… Cake pops!! I mean, who doesn’t love bite-size desserts?! I made a few tweaks to the base bar recipe (see ingredients below). Again, check…

#MacroFriendlyMonday20 — Strawberry Banana Cream Yogurt Bowl!

Strawberry Banana Cream Yogurt Bowl! 🍓🍌🍨🥜 This yogurt bowl variation is a melding of two childhood (and adulthood 😂) favorites — peanut butter and jelly and peanut butter and banana. I am partial to strawberry jam on my PB&J as opposed to grape, but I certainly wouldn’t turn my nose up at either! It’s no…

#MacroFriendlyMonday19 — High Protein Honey Mustard Sauce!

I teased about this recipe in last week’s post! So unless you’ve been living under a rock, you have more than likely seen @Laurenfitfoodie and @howwemacro recipes for @chickfila honey roasted barbecue sauce floating around the Macro tracking community (see here and here). I wanted to see if I could create a #highprotein version and…