#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…

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…

#MacroFriendlyMonday18 — #MuscleMash!

  #MuscleMash! This one is definitely #StrangeButGood! All credit to @tballard50 for inspiring the newest iteration of the #MacroMicroBowl. I have seen him prepping these meals for sometime now and finally hopped on the bandwagon. I’m sorry it took me so long! There is no real “recipe” to follow with these. It’s more of just…

Life-Changing Fall Harvest Salad + A Few Food Confessions

Can I share something embarrassing things with you? Promise you won’t judge? Ok here goes: 1️⃣ With the exception of my tried and true favorite places, I like my food at home better than restaurants a lot of the time 🏡 2️⃣ I know we are supposed to eat a variety of foods, but I…

White Queso Fajita Meatloaf {Macro Friendly Monday 9}

There’s no way to make meatloaf look appealing in photos that I’m aware of. If anyone has tips, let me know! This recipe is just too good not to share, even if there are no nice photos! It’s so simple and #MealPrep friendly! It makes 8 servings—see below for macros! I know not everyone is…

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…

Easy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Kid, husband, and foodie approved roasted Brussels sprouts! I firmly believe that cooking vegetables is more about the right method and seasoning than anything else. For Thanksgiving this year I went with my tried-and-true method for most of my roasted vegetables (like this asparagus), but I swapped things up and made Brussels sprouts per my…

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…

Healthy “Hash Browns”

  I have not always been a “healthy” eater. In middle school and high school, I could put away some hash browns. Walffle House, McDonald’s, Hardee’s, etc., and always drowning in ketchup, because #Basic 😂 Nowadays, I still enjoy crispy potatoes, but with actual nutritional value—and without all the grease 🤢 #NotSponsored #WouldTotallyThough 😉  …

A Few of My Favorite Things #5 {Seasonings + Spices}

  I think the biggest struggle for people wanting to make changes to their diet is finding ways to enjoy veggies and healthier/leaner types of meat. In my experience, the single most important factor to enjoying these is flavor!! Flavor can be easy to add, however, it can often come at the expense of calories…