Low Fat Cajun Mac and Cheese

Low Fat Cajun Mac and Cheese

This Cajun mac and cheese combines low carb chickpea pasta with a low fat spicy cheddar cheese sauce and fire roasted red peppers to create a lighter side dish that’s packed with creamy, cheesy goodness. Each serving has 10 grams of protein, 15 grams of…

Crispy Cast Iron Brussels Sprouts

Crispy Cast Iron Brussels Sprouts

This cast iron brussels sprouts recipe is your best bet at converting the sprouts haters in your life to the dark side. They’re crisped in bacon grease and cooked with red onion, roasted corn, walnuts, tossed in a cranberry BBQ glaze, and topped with freshly…

Easy Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

Easy Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

Growing up in the south, hash brown casserole was a staple at family gatherings. My favorite versions always had loads of cheese inside, creating a perfect creamy crunchy contrast with the roasted Corn Flakes on top. It’s no secret, however, that cheesy hash brown casserole…

Air Fried Rosemary Parmesan Potatoes

Air Fried Rosemary Parmesan Potatoes

These crispy rosemary parmesan potatoes make a perfect side dish for busy weeknight dinners. Pork tenderloin, pot roast, grilled or roasted chicken—you name it—these air fried potatoes would be an excellent pairing. They’re super easy to make and can be on the table in about 20-25…

Cheesy Air Fryer Potatoes

Cheesy Air Fryer Potatoes

This cheesy air fryer potatoes recipe combines crispy potato bits with a low fat creamy cheddar cheese sauce. Don’t worry, it’s a simple 2-ingredient cheese sauce that requires zero cooking.  In fact, this recipe is so easy I almost feel silly writing an entire post! …

Garlic Parmesan Air Fryer Carrot Fries

Garlic Parmesan Air Fryer Carrot Fries

If you’re a fan of sweet potato fries, you’ll love these crispy air fryer carrot fries. Carrots have roughly half the calories of sweet potatoes, leaving room for extra cheese and garlic infused olive oil for extra crispy fries!  How to Make Carrot Fries This…

Lower Carb Bacon Cheddar Cornbread

Lower Carb Bacon Cheddar Cornbread

This bacon cheddar cornbread uses a unique blend of ingredients to create a cheesy, buttery cornbread with a fraction of the carbs and fat in traditional recipes. It’s an easy recipe that can be prepared and in the oven in about 10 minutes. And it…

Smoky Bacon and Cheese Baked Sweet Potato Tots with Honey Dip

Smoky Bacon and Cheese Baked Sweet Potato Tots with Honey Dip

How do you take sweet potato tots to the next level? Easy. You add bacon.  These smoky bacon sweet potato tots are made with crispy bacon, smoked paprika and black pepper, and two types of cheese for crunchy flavor bombs. They’re easy to make and…

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…

Low Carb Cauliflower Tots

Low Carb Cauliflower Tots

Whether you need a side for burgers, an appetizer like loaded chili cheese tots, or a day starter like my breakfast tot nachos, these low carb cauliflower tots are perfect for any occasion.  And even better, they’re super easy to make and have 16 grams…