Healthy Pasta Recipes

Southern Style Healthy Pasta Salad

Southern Style Healthy Pasta Salad

This southern inspired healthy pasta salad brings the flavors of classic potato salad to a simple side dish for burgers, sandwiches, or as a main at your next summer cookout.  The recipe makes a giant batch of pasta salad with a great macronutrient profile. Each […]

Healthy Kung Pao Shrimp and Noodles

Healthy Kung Pao Shrimp and Noodles

These Kung Pao Shrimp Noodles are quite possibly the highest volume recipe on my blog. If you’re unfamiliar with that term, it basically means you get to eat a ton of food without consuming very many calories.  How much food? Well, if you could somehow […]

BBQ Crockpot Pork Tenderloin with Low Calorie Mac and Cheese

BBQ Crockpot Pork Tenderloin with Low Calorie Mac and Cheese

I’ve made lots of low calorie mac and cheese recipes because, well, duh. But smothering juicy, tender bbq crockpot pork tenderloin in mac and cheese and baking with a layer of melted cheddar on top really takes things to another level.  At first glance, this […]

Cajun Sausage Pasta Bake

Cajun Sausage Pasta Bake

You’d never know I used to be a pasta hater with all the pasta recipes I’ve added to the blog recently. From the garlic parmesan mac and cheese to the taco pasta bake, I’ve definitely been exploring all pasta-bilities. I know you hear this all […]

Breakfast Mac and Cheese

Breakfast Mac and Cheese

If eating mac and cheese for breakfast is wrong, I don’t wanna be right. Because this breakfast mac and cheese is loaded with flavor and is low key a super filling, high volume meal. How filling? Two servings weighs roughly 3/4 pound and has just […]

Chicken Bacon Ranch Mac and Cheese

Chicken Bacon Ranch Mac and Cheese

In spite of it being peak soup season, I’m currently obsessed with healthy mac and cheese recipes. Soups, stews, and chili are great, but it’s tough to compete with cheese. If you’re with me, I think you’ll appreciate the return of the mac and the […]

Garlic Parmesan Mac and Cheese with Chicken

Garlic Parmesan Mac and Cheese with Chicken

I recently polled my Facebook group full of healthy eaters for Thanksgiving recipes they’d like to see. Unsurprisingly, the dominant winner was the mac and cheese variations option. So, here we go. While this garlic parmesan mac and cheese with chicken may not be traditional […]

Easy Taco Pasta Bake

Easy Taco Pasta Bake

If you’re in need of a meal prep recipe, this taco pasta bake might be your new go to. It’s super simple to make, loaded with cheesy taco flavor, and has fantastic macros for a pasta recipe. One serving of this taco pasta bake has […]

Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta

Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta

About a month ago, I posted a guide to cooking chicken that doesn’t suck in the form of pan fried chicken tenders. We’ll be using a similar technique for this garlic parmesan chicken pasta. Meaning, this is going to be a simple, one-pan healthy chicken […]

Healthy Hamburger Helper Copycat: Bacon Cheeseburger with Broccoli

Healthy Hamburger Helper Copycat: Bacon Cheeseburger with Broccoli

One of the more frequently asked questions is about my cooking origin. I always respond by giving my mom a shout out for starting me young, and the home economics classes and nutrition/food science degree that followed. Though my first experience with recipe development or […]