Simple Meal {Healthy, Meal Prep, Family Friendly}

Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy family-friendly meal, or something suitable for meal prepping your healthy lunches for the work week, I’ve got you covered! My husband brought me home several locally-grown squash and zucchini the other day because he knows that lately, I just can’t get enough of them! See evidence here. It was such a thoughtful surprise, and since I needed…

Crispy Squash “Chips” {Easy Recipe}

Just popping in with a quick recipe this week. It has been a busy week! This is one of my current food obsessions…it is literally on repeat multiple times a week at my house right now! How to make it: Slice 1-2 squash (works with summer or zucchini) into thin rounds (about 1/8 inch thick), spray…

Fruit Loops #BOSS Recipe

This combo was SO good! If you liked Fruit Loops as a kid, you have got to try this. If you didn’t, I’m not sure that you can be trusted! 😂 I posted this recipe on Instagram, but wanted to make sure I shared it here too, as it was awesome. For those of you…

Low Carb Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

Whether you are looking for a quick and easy healthy weeknight meal for the family, or something suitable for meal prep, this Shepherd’s Pie recipe has you covered! This would be an excellent option for a diabetic friendly meal, as the traditional potato topping has been replaced with…mashed cauliflower! Side story… just in case you aren’t sold on the…

Bulked Up Marinara {Crockpot Recipe}

I debated on what to call this recipe… “Crockpot Dump Sauce” just didn’t sound appealing, ‘ya know?! (Even though that is literally all I did!)   People ask me all the time how I go about meal prepping. I get that the idea is completely overwhelming if you’ve never done it before. You can be prepared…

Tried It Recipe: Slow Cooker Gumbo

It is no secret how much I love my slow cooker! This week for meal prep I made a new crockpot recipe that I found on Fit Slow Cooker Queen. I’m so happy to have stumbled onto Shannon’s site! In case you missed it on my Instagram page, I wanted to share the recipe link with you guys since I enjoyed it…

Protein Cherry Cordials {Recipe} {ToL #7}

Somehow I have neglected to share this recipe on the blog…my bad! I suppose I am a little late for Valentine’s Day, but perhaps this would make an Easter Treat for someone special? Note: someone special totally includes you. I won’t judge if you want to keep them all for yourself. It is a single…

Chocolate Covered Cherry #BOSS {Recipe}

Question: What is one part fruit smoothie and one part protein shake?   Answer: The recipe for a #BOSS (aka big ‘ole smoothie shake).   🍫🍒For the Chocolate Covered Cherry #BOSS blend: 8 oz milk (I used almond-coconut) 70g (about 1/2 cup) frozen dark sweet cherries handful of spinach 1/2-1 scoop chocolate protein powder (I…

Protein Cream of Wheat

  This recipe actually works really well if you want to make it the night before. You can reheat it, or you can just eat it cold (which is actually how I like to eat it, because I’m down with the #strangebutgood). It’s so simple, but #satisfactionfactor10. Protein Cream of Wheat What you need: 1 packet of the…

My Favorite Protein Powders {Plus Recipe Ideas}

  Of course, most of us would do best to eat whole food sources of protein instead of powders, but there are certainly good reasons to use supplements. That being said, I thought I’d share my favorite protein powders and how I use them. Please note, some links are affiliate links. Those that are affiliate…

Bia Bar Review! {ToL #1}

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post (I actually have not yet had an opportunity to write one—if you are interested, let me know). I received a box of Bia Bars from the company, however it was not connected in any way to my decision to write this post. (See below for full details). I…

Healthy + Easy Crispy Sweet Potatoes

  Just stopping in to share a ridiculously easy recipe-if you can even call it that! Healthy + Easy Crispy Sweet Potatoes Method: Slice a cooked sweet potato (I use the ones you steam in the microwave that I get at Wal-Mart). Heat some coconut oil and any spices you’d like (I used McCormick garlic pepper seasoning)…