Tag: 5 Smart Points

Spicy Coconut Pulled Chicken Thighs

Spicy Coconut Pulled Chicken Thighs

What makes this the BEST pressure cooker pulled chicken recipe? It starts with chicken thighs, which makes for fall-apart-it’s-so-tender chicken. And it ends with the sticky, spicy, and slightly sweet chili coconut sauce that packs a beaucoup of flavor into every bite. Serve this pulled 

Ninja Foodi Breakfast Pizza

Ninja Foodi Breakfast Pizza

This Ninja Foodi breakfast pizza pairs a low fat biscuit crust with creamy eggs, crispy bacon, and two types of cheese. It’s every bit as delicious and savory as it sounds, but it’s also on the healthier side. And the recipe includes tweaks to make 

Mustard Balsamic Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

Mustard Balsamic Air Fryer Chicken Thighs

This air fryer chicken thighs recipe makes ridiculously tender, juicy, and flavorful chicken with minimal effort. Seriously, it’s as simple as tossing some boneless skinless chicken thighs in a quick marinade before throwing them in the air fryer. You could even get through it without 

Sriracha BBQ Ground Beef and Green Beans

Sriracha BBQ Ground Beef and Green Beans

Inspired by my sticky sweet ground beef and broccoli, this ground beef and green beans skillet is super easy to make and packs a bigger flavor punch than a 20-minute dish should. The entire recipe comes in under the 1,000 calorie mark and every serving 

Red Velvet Protein Cheesecake

Red Velvet Protein Cheesecake

After seeing Jen’s (Baked by an Introvert) Red Velvet Cheesecake, I knew I wanted to put a last minute Valentine’s Day themed recipe together. So that’s what you’re looking at here—a high protein, lower carb spin on her recipe. My versions cuts a few corners 

Ninja Foodi Picadillo

Ninja Foodi Picadillo

Picadillo is a dish traditionally made with ground beef in a tomato sauce and hints of sweet and salty from olives and raisins. It’s perfect for pairing with rice (or a blend of whole grain and cauliflower rice), tacos, quesadillas, or stuffing empanadas or other 

Tex-Mex Ground Beef and Rice Skillet

Tex-Mex Ground Beef and Rice Skillet

This ground beef and rice skillet combines taco seasoned ground beef with black beans, golden corn, cilantro lime diced tomatoes, and two types of rice to create a massive dish with tons of flavor. Thanks to using half “real” rice and half cauliflower rice, you 

Cast Iron Skillet Pulled Pork Pizza

Cast Iron Skillet Pulled Pork Pizza

Put your leftover pulled pork to good use with this cast iron pizza. We’re looking at a thin and extra crispy Greek yogurt pizza crust topped with BBQ sauce, diced red onion and jalapeño, mozzarella cheese, and of course—pulled pork. If you’ve never made your 

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!  

Protein Carrot Cake with Sugar Free Cream Cheese Frosting

Protein Carrot Cake with Sugar Free Cream Cheese Frosting

This high protein carrot cake recipe combines flour, spices, and protein powder with freshly grated carrots, eggs, and apple sauce to create a low fat cake that’s still unbelievably moist. Especially since the carrot cake is covered in a sugar free cream cheese frosting and