Macro Friendly Mondays — Sautéed Romaine + Brunch Plate!

If you have never tried sautéed romaine, I highly recommend it! Can’t say it is much of a recipe. Basically just cook it in a skillet sprayed with olive oil cooking spray on medium heat, tossing occasionally. Sprinkle with whatever seasonings of choice you enjoy (I used garlic salt) and that’s it! It gets a…

Macro Friendly Mondays — Power Foods Coconut Veggie Sauce!

Got a super simple, but flavor-packed recipe for you today! It takes less than five minutes to throw together, but it’s super versatile. I served it over zoodles with roasted chicken and with spinach, zoodles, + lean ground beef. It would also make a great side if you left out the proteins source. 🥣 Ingredients:🥥12…

Macro Friendly Mondays — Oven “Fried” Okra!

Growing up, one of my favorite side dishes was fried okra. It (or green bean casserole) was always on the menu when I got to choose my birthday dinner. Definitely not the healthiest, but so delicious! This #MacroFriendly #LowFat version will satisfy the craving without busting the calorie bank. 🥣 Ingredients:👉🏼15 oz frozen chopped okra,…

Macro Friendly Mondays — Roasted Root Veggies!

Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the cost of publishing future books too! I have many ideas on…

Macro Friendly Mondays — Delicata Squash Fries!

Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the cost of publishing future books too! I have many ideas on my…

#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…

No Boring Veggies! {How To Roast And Season Veggies}

Anybody ever had some poorly cooked and very sad broccoli that wasn’t worth eating? Yup. Me too. But it’s still one of my favorite veggies! Sometimes it’s not actually the food itself we don’t like. Sometimes it just isn’t seasoned properly and/or cooked in a way we prefer. Many people claim that they “don’t like…

Feta Smothered Greens {2 Ingredient Recipe}

All you need is 2 minutes and 2 ingredients for the easiest and most delicious side dish ever! Bonus: it looks fancy!🧀🥬 For one serving: Steam one bag of Fresh Express Salad baby greens mix in the microwave (I just poke holes in the bag with a fork) for 2 minutes. Place on a dish….

#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…

Christmas Crack Slaw!

I actually made this recipe last year for Christmas and have been waiting all year to share it! The lovely Christmas colors make it the perfect side dish at your Holiday meal, but it would make a great side dish in the summer months too, especially for a BBQ. It is so refreshing and bursting…

#MacroFriendlyMonday14 — Air “Fried” Mushrooms!

Any fried mushroom fans out there? I absolutely love fried mushrooms growing up, but they are definitely not macro friendly. That is, until now! After seeing someone post about using the air fryer to cook mushrooms, I tested out a healthy version in my air fryer, and I have been having them almost every night…