How To Track Gourmet Cookies

After my PDX Cookie Co and Waffle Queen Wookie reviews, I had several requests to explain how I track gourmet cookies when they don’t have any nutrition info provided. As I mentioned in yesterday’s #DessertEveryDay post, sometimes I track indulgent treats like this and sometimes I don’t. If I don’t track them, it’s because I’m…

How I Use #DessertEveryDay As One Of My Nutrition #SuccessStrategies

Ladies, Listen Up! Eat The Dessert! 🍪🍫🍩🧁🍨 Whatever food you truly love and enjoy, you can get to a place where you work it in. Whether it’s sweets or salty snacks, don’t avoid foods you love. Life is too short to not enjoy yourself and it will actually help you make more progress to include…

Kaci’s Friday Find — Waffle Queen Wookies!

I have another cookie company review for you this week! In case you missed my first cookie review post, head here. After trying wookies for the first time this week, I immediately knew I had to feature my #WookieExperience as this week’s Friday find post! Shoutout again to @MiniToMighty (aka Dani) in Instagram for the…

Kaci’s Friday Find — PDXcookieco Cookies!🍪

First, shoutout to minotomighty for introducing me to these! Second, sorry I have been sleeping on sharing them with you! After showing this morning’s order (peep my stories or my favorites highlight), I figured it was time to finish my posts for you all! The first set of photos is a collection of the “outside…

#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…

How I “Splurge” When Dining At Restaurants

Are you an oyster fan, yay or nay? 🦪 Oysters (raw or steamed) can be an excellent #MacroFriendly option when dining out. Macros per 3 ounces: ~70 kcal, 2g fat, 4g carb, 8g protein. Depending on the size of the oysters, you may have 6 to 12 ounces in a dozen. They taste phenomenal with…

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…

Five Tips For Navigating Trigger Foods {FTT}

The ultimate goal with the foods we enjoy—regardless of if they are highly nutritious or not—is to be able to practice mindfulness and moderation and eat foods that make you feel your best. You want to get to a place where you can include all foods sensibly and always #LikeHowYouEat. Food is meant to be…

#MacroFriendlyMonday — Cookies & Cream Protein Bowl

I’m a die hard cookies and cream fan. Experimenting with a #MacroFriendly version of the Edwards Oreo pies and it’s a keeper! This is packed with protein and healthy enough for breakfast! You could also triple it and make a pie by using a premade Oreo crust. 🥣 Ingredients:✅ 12 oz Siggis dairy plain Skyr…

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 — 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…