Desserts

Low Carb Gingerbread Protein Balls

Low Carb Gingerbread Protein Balls

With only five core ingredients and the option to use a blend of spices or store bought gingerbread spice, these protein balls are perfect for a quick and healthy sweets fix. Each one of these gingerbread protein balls has 9 grams of protein and 7 […]

White Chocolate Protein Cake Bites

White Chocolate Protein Cake Bites

Inspired by my chocolate cake protein donut holes, these white chocolate protein cake bites are even easier to make. They are covered in white chocolate and your choice of sprinkles. Christmas sprinkles were the clear choice since I’m first publishing this recipe during the holiday […]

4-Ingredient Healthy Hand Pies

4-Ingredient Healthy Hand Pies

After making the 3-ingredient dough for my apple crisp pie, I couldn’t resist turning it into a single serving recipe like these healthy hand pies. I think we can all agree that pie is amazing. But individual pies that can be easily transported or double […]

Apple Crisp Pie

Apple Crisp Pie

My typical holiday nutrition advice is to enjoy time with family and set nutrition and fitness goals aside for a day. But if you did want to bring a healthy holiday dessert to your next get together, this apple pie crisp would be an excellent […]

Easy Peach Crisp with Canned Peaches

Easy Peach Crisp with Canned Peaches

I’ve received a ton of requests for lower protein desserts and recipes without protein powders. And what better time than the holidays to roll out plain ol’ lower calorie desserts like this easy peach crisp? While I’m abandoning half my M.O. of high protein cooking, […]

White Chocolate Pumpkin Protein Muffins

White Chocolate Pumpkin Protein Muffins

These pumpkin protein muffins are as close as it gets to having your cake and eating it too. They are light, fluffy, and packed with white chocolate chips. Yet, each muffin has seven grams of protein and just 100 calories. If you’ve grown accustomed to […]

Healthy Banana Bread Cake with Sugar Free Cream Cheese Frosting

Healthy Banana Bread Cake with Sugar Free Cream Cheese Frosting

If I’m honest, I wasn’t sure┬ábanana bread cake was a thing. And I certainly don’t have anything to compare this version to. So instead of a comparison, I’ll just say this rendition of a healthy banana bread cake with sugar free cream cheese frosting is […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

With 8 grams of protein, 12 grams of carbs, and 7 grams of fat, these chocolate chip protein cookies are one of most nutritionally balanced protein cookies you’ll come across. If you’re unfamiliar with the landscape, most protein cookies contain 20-plus grams of fat and […]

5-Ingredient Simple Protein Cupcakes

5-Ingredient Simple Protein Cupcakes

One of my biggest objectives in recipe development is simplicity. I often joke if a recipe’s ingredients can’t be counted on one hand, it’s too complicated. That’s hyperbole, of course, but these simple protein cupcakes definitely pass that test. Straight out of the box, this […]

Pumpkin Banana Bread Protein Muffins

Pumpkin Banana Bread Protein Muffins

Remember that time I ate fourteen protein muffins in one day? Probably not because it just happened yesterday as I made these pumpkin banana bread muffins. Half of my indulgence was related to general testing and the recipe development process, while the other half was […]