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10 Healthy Recipes Using Rotisserie Chicken

10 Healthy Recipes Using Rotisserie Chicken

Below you’ll find a compilation of my favorite healthy recipes using rotisserie chicken and just a handful of additional ingredients. Rotisserie chicken is a lifesaver for the lazy chef or those that hate leftover chicken (raises hand). It’s so easy to pick one or two up […]

Chorizo Meatballs and Mexican Pasta

Chorizo Meatballs and Mexican Pasta

In the past month, I’ve opened up about my addiction to the chorizo you’ll be using for these chorizo meatballs. The recipes just keep coming with it. Hopefully, if you’re here for this recipe, you share my love for all things chorizo and Mexican-inspired food. […]

Honey Sriracha Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice

Honey Sriracha Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice

I’m beginning to think simplicity is right up there with low calorie or high protein in terms of recipe goals on my blog. Creating healthy recipes is and will always be my primary goal, but I really strive to make them as accessible as possible. This honey […]

Chickpea and Chorizo Taco Soup

Chickpea and Chorizo Taco Soup

Look, I know it’s 1,000 degrees outside right now, but I’m ridiculously obsessed with all things chorizo. Ever since I put together the Best Healthy Nachos on the Internet with the homemade chorizo used in this chickpea and chorizo taco soup, I’m constantly thinking about […]

Healthy Frito Pie with 3-Ingredient Chili

Healthy Frito Pie with 3-Ingredient Chili

It’s been a while since I’ve addressed my title selections. So, let’s take a quick look at why I’ve classified this recipe as a healthy Frito pie. When you think “healthy” you may think of plate full of colorful fruits, vegetables, and kale—lots and lots […]

The Best Healthy Nachos on the Internet: Homemade Chorizo and Beef Layer Nachos

The Best Healthy Nachos on the Internet: Homemade Chorizo and Beef Layer Nachos

I must confess, the healthy nachos I’ve boldly dubbed the best healthy nachos on the internet began as an attempt to make chorizo chilaquiles. If you’re unfamiliar with chilaquiles, they’re basically fried corn tortillas simmered in salsa or mole until they soften and then loaded up […]

Low Carb Cheetos Chicken Nuggets: 45-Calorie High Protein Nuggets

Low Carb Cheetos Chicken Nuggets: 45-Calorie High Protein Nuggets

You won’t find the words Cheetos and low carb in tandem very often. Cheetos, after all, are well known as carb loading royalty. So you might be surprised to find this recipe uses real Baked Cheetos for the crunchy nugget exterior. They’re cheesy, crunchy, and […]

Szechuan Shrimp Stir-Fry in a Mug: Healthy Microwavable Meals

Szechuan Shrimp Stir-Fry in a Mug: Healthy Microwavable Meals

I like to say my recipes are for real people with busy lives and minimal time for standing over a stove. This Szechuan shrimp recipe fits that ethos perfectly with a sub-10-minute prep time and only four main ingredients. You’ll be munching on spicy shrimp and veggies […]

Cheeseburger Quesadilla: A Quick and Easy, Low Calorie Recipe

Cheeseburger Quesadilla: A Quick and Easy, Low Calorie Recipe

It doesn’t get much easier than this cheeseburger quesadilla recipe. You won’t need to get your hands messy making patties or make any crazy sauces. Nope, we’re keeping it simple per usual. The base recipe is super high in protein and lower calorie, with 290 calories […]

Protein Pizza Poppers with Lower Fat Garlic Butter Dipping Sauce

Protein Pizza Poppers with Lower Fat Garlic Butter Dipping Sauce

If you like garlic knots, breadstick bites, or anything closely related, you’ll love these protein pizza poppers. Each one has nearly 7 grams of protein with only 6 grams of carbs and 74 calories, leaving you plenty of room to dip them in a scrumptious […]