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Honey Sesame Chicken

Honey Sesame Chicken

This honey sesame chicken recipe combines a simple homemade sauce with air fried or baked Perdue Lightly Breaded Chicken Breast Chunks, yellow bell pepper, green beans, and toasted sesame seeds. The entire dish comes together in under 30 minutes and will make you forget about…

Slutty Protein Brownies

Slutty Protein Brownies

These slutty protein brownies sandwich real Oreo cookies between a sugar cookie base and a soft, fudgy brownie layer. Basically, they’re what dreams are made of. They’re not the lowest calorie dessert you’ll find on my blog, but each brownie has 10 grams of protein…

Vanilla Bean Protein Sugar Cookies

Vanilla Bean Protein Sugar Cookies

These protein sugar cookies might be my best protein cookies yet! They’re unbelievably soft and basically melt in your mouth. Each sugar cookie has 7 grams of protein, just 7 grams of carbs, and makes a great on-the-go snack or sweet tooth fix.  But enough…

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…

Pressure Cooker Chipotle Chili Mac

Pressure Cooker Chipotle Chili Mac

There’s so much to love about this pressure cooker chili mac! It’s unbelievably flavorful for such a simple recipe, lower carb and higher protein thanks to chickpea pasta, and requires one pot and about 30 minutes.  I used a 6.5-quart Ninja Foodi to make this…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Oatmeal Bake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Oatmeal Bake

If you’re in need of a simple, healthy breakfast in bulk or something to feed the family over the weekend, this oatmeal bake has you covered. It’s high volume (filling), high protein, and has real peanut butter inside so you know it’s tasty.  And before…

22 Macro Friendly Ground Beef Recipes

22 Macro Friendly Ground Beef Recipes

What’s not to love about ground beef? It’s super easy to prepare, can be purchased in super low fat cuts, and can be used for thousands of recipes. Some might even say it’s the beef’s knees. Or is the bee’s knees? Either way, you’ll find…

Chocolate Cake Baked Donut Holes

Chocolate Cake Baked Donut Holes

I’m always hesitant to declare a new recipe the best recipe on my blog because of recency bias and all that jazz. So, I’ll just say these high protein baked donut holes are in the top five. I’m honestly not sure how to describe the…

Loaded Ground Beef and Potatoes Skillet

Loaded Ground Beef and Potatoes Skillet

This bacon cheddar ground beef and potatoes skillet layers thinly sliced potatoes with seasoned ground beef and is baked potatoes au gratin style. It’s basically the epitome of comfort food. But thanks to a few lightened up ingredients, the nutrition facts are a bit friendlier…