Side Dishes

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 […]

Low Carb Breadsticks with Pepperoni and High Protein Jalapeño Ranch

Low Carb Breadsticks with Pepperoni and High Protein Jalapeño Ranch

Like I mentioned in my Low Carb Cheez-It Crackers recipe, my goal with low carb recipes is to keep the fat content under control to avoid super high calorie foods just for the sake of reducing carbs. In recipes that require structure for baking like […]

High Protein Cheese Dip: A Simple One-Pan Low Calorie Dip Recipe

High Protein Cheese Dip: A Simple One-Pan Low Calorie Dip Recipe

This could be a southern thing, but one of my favorite meals growing up was cheese dip made with Velveeta and Rotel. If you’ve never had this combo, it’s next level delicious. Unfortunately, it’s far from a high protein cheese dip. That’s why I love […]

7 Air Fryer Recipes: Simple and Healthy Entrees, Snacks, and Treats

7 Air Fryer Recipes: Simple and Healthy Entrees, Snacks, and Treats

Whether you’re on the fence about buying an air fryer or breaking your new air fryer in, I’ve got seven air fryer recipes to show you how simple and awesome air frying can be. I’ll be the first to admit, I was skeptical about how […]

3 Ways to Cook Spaghetti Squash with Recipe Ideas

3 Ways to Cook Spaghetti Squash with Recipe Ideas

My goal with this quick guide is to show you a few of my favorite ways to cook spaghetti squash and answer potential questions about different cooking methods and techniques. I’ll also include a handful of recipe ideas and meal examples at the end, so you […]

Healthy Coleslaw: A High Protein Southwest Coleslaw Recipe

Healthy Coleslaw: A High Protein Southwest Coleslaw Recipe

I’m certain coleslaw was on my top 5 least favorite foods of all time for most of my adolescence, despite never actually trying it. As a kid, raw vegetables like cabbage, carrots, and other green things were yucky. And adding them to an unknown white […]

Pan Roasted Corn and Black Bean Burrito Bowls with Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice and Crispy Carnitas

Pan Roasted Corn and Black Bean Burrito Bowls with Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice and Crispy Carnitas

I didn’t record the exact weight of one of these burrito bowls, but you could safely say it’s over 1.5 pounds of food. And with only 556 calories per burrito bowl, that qualifies as a bonafide high volume meal in my book. A high volume meal, […]

6 Unflavored Protein Powder Recipes You Have to Try

6 Unflavored Protein Powder Recipes You Have to Try

Unflavored protein powder is a staple ingredient in my kitchen due to its unbelievable flexibility. As you’ll see below, you can make a ton of recipes using straight up unflavored protein powder. While the recipes I’ll share with you below are more of the savory […]

How to Roast Frozen Vegetables and the Best Vegetables for Roasting

How to Roast Frozen Vegetables and the Best Vegetables for Roasting

I think we can all agree that we need to eat more vegetables, right? They’re great for overall health and give our bodies all those vital micronutrients, they bulk up our diet and allow us to eat more food for fewer calories, and they make […]

High Protein Cauliflower Tots and Chili Cheese Cauliflower Tots

High Protein Cauliflower Tots and Chili Cheese Cauliflower Tots

One of my favorite childhood memories has to be being picked up from school by my grandmother and going to Sonic Drive-In for chili cheese tots. Unfortunately, one could draw a strong correlation between this memory and my chunky phase as a youngster. Tater tots […]