Smokey Chipotle Citrus Crockpot Carnitas! {Macro Friendly Mondays #2}

#MacroFriendlyMonday2 — Smokey Chipotle Citrus Crockpot Carnitas!    I used the carnitas in my usual #MacroMicroBowl lunch (pictured above). You could use the meat for taco bowls, burritos, a @lillielovesmacros #CrunchWrap, etc. It is so flavorful, you could even just serve it with some guacamole and Pico de Gallo alongside some veggies! Instead of using…

Recommended Recipe: Adapted Eats Broccoli & Sun-dried Tomato Meatballs

Shout out to Maggie of Adapted Eats (Instagram page @adaptedeats) who created the most amazing meatball recipe I think I’ve ever tried! You guys have got to try these and follow her blog for more healthy, delicious recipes! This got added to my list of favorite meal prep recipes! You can that Pinterest Board here….

Surf N Turf Shrimp Salad Bowl {Copycat Recipe}

Hubby and I recently took our first “real” vacation (i.e. a trip that was more than a night or two and which wasn’t somehow work-related) since our honeymoon. We took a 10 day trip to Hawaii (full recap post to follow once I can organize photos). I’m gonna be honest, one of the best parts…

A Few Of My Favorite Things #7 {Meal Prep Recipes}

  These recipes are ones I make over and over again as part of my meal prep for the week! Breakfast, lunch and dinner…I have you covered! Click the title of each for the link to the recipe.     Protein Gelatin by Me! The original version is peach, but I have since made many…

Leftover Turkey? Here’s What To Make!

🍗 I’ll be honest… I am not a big fan of ham, but I am all abut some Thanksgiving turkey. 🍗 It is may favorite part of the meal and I absolutely LOVE having leftover turkey! I never have a problem eating it until it runs out. There is never such a thing as too…

Crispy Broccoli Slaw

I love finding new ways to use familiar products. I have steam cooked broccoli slaw as a pasta alternative before, but the other day it dawned on me to try roasting it until it was crispy. I am so glad I experimented!! This crispy broccoli slaw is kind of like a cross between hash browns…

Recommended Recipe: Dashing Dish’s Pizza Chicken Salad

    Who doesn’t love PIZZA?!! My lunches for the last week were so good, I had to share! I is no secret that I love Dashing Dish recipes! I made the Pizza Chicken Salad for my lunches at work, and it was amazing! Plus, so much healthier than pizza! If you are looking for another…

3 Ingredient #OneBowlMeal Recipe

I randomly decided to add a packet of BBQ Chicken of the Sea Salmon to my go-to evening snack as of late, and it turned out delicious! I wanted some extra protein and also wanted something easy, hence the idea. It turned out so good, I have been eating it on the regular as a…

Grilled Chicken, Zucchini, and Berry Summer Salad

My mother in law brought me 6 huge home-grown zucchini that her neighbor gave her last weekend and used two of them for this recipe. I am planning to use the others for this recipe (see below)! Paleo BLT Zucchini Noodle Salad by Kelly at EatTheGains.com Doesn’t it look amazing!?   It probably seems like a…

How to Make Salads That You Will Actually Enjoy {Plus TONS of Pics}

Salads get a bad rap for being bland and tasteless and for leaving us unsatisfied and hungry for more food. They’ve been labeled the ultimate diet food. This makes me incredibly sad. I feel as though salads are the ultimate health food, but that does not make them synonymous with boring, bland, and dreaded food….

Famous Fruit Dip {high protein, low calorie}

Ok, so maybe this should be called ‘Almost’ Famous Fruit Dip. In either case, every time I have brought it to a get together, I have been asked for the recipe and/or been asked to bring it from then on out to any future get-togethers involving food! It is so simple, I hate to call…

Modern Greek With Quinoa {Panera Bread Copycat Recipe}

  When I go to Panera Bread I always get the same thing: the Modern Greek With Quinoa + chicken (because protein). A while back, I decided to see if I could recreate it at home after I realized that Path of Life makes a Mediterranean Quinoa blend that is very similar to the sofrito…