Tag: 6 Smart Points

Copycat Monkey Bread Pizookie Recipe

Copycat Monkey Bread Pizookie Recipe

My spin on BJ’s Monkey Bread Pizookie pairs low fat cinnamon sugar biscuit pieces with a lightened up mixture of caramelized brown sugar, butter, and walnuts to make two layers of decadent pull apart bread. And in place of the vanilla ice cream on top,…

Butterfinger Protein Oatmeal

Butterfinger Protein Oatmeal

There are many uncertainties in today’s world, but I’m certain Butterfingers would be a best candy bar on Earth contender if they didn’t break into 1,000 pieces. I mean, is there a messier candy bar out there? This Butterfinger protein oatmeal, however, packs all the…

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…

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…

Sweet Chili Ground Beef and Brussels Sprouts Skillet

Sweet Chili Ground Beef and Brussels Sprouts Skillet

If you’re a fan of quick and easy meals, you’ll love this ground beef and brussels sprouts skillet. You’ll only need 4 ingredients (not counting spices) and about 20-25 minutes to have this ground beef skillet on the table.  Every serving is packed with 27…

Chicken Fajita Pasta Bake

Chicken Fajita Pasta Bake

This chicken fajita pasta bake brings sautéed peppers and onions, chicken breast, chickpea pasta, and a simple cheese sauce together to create a super creamy pasta with unbelievable nutrition facts. Pasta this cheesy shouldn’t have just 260 calories, 10 grams of fat, and 6 WW…

Hatch Green Chile and Pumpkin Pasta Casserole

Hatch Green Chile and Pumpkin Pasta Casserole

This green chile and pumpkin pasta casserole combines lean ground turkey, canned pumpkin and black beans, chopped chiles, fontina cheese, and low carb chickpea pasta to create an ultra creamy dish the whole family will love. Each massive serving has 35 grams of filling protein…

Easy Texas Chili with Rice

Easy Texas Chili with Rice

This spin on classic Texas chili combines a much easier DIY chili paste with lean beef stew meat to simplify the recipe. It also adds rice at the end of cooking to create a super hearty dish that’s perfect for meal prep.  As a new…

Fettuccine Bolognese

Fettuccine Bolognese

I’ve been known to use a few impastas (lower calorie pasta alternatives) in my recipes, but this fettuccine bolognese uses real, fresh fettuccine and an ultra-rich meat sauce. It may sound like there’s no way a dish like this could be a healthier option, but each…

The Easiest Low Carb Lasagna

The Easiest Low Carb Lasagna

It’s official, this low carb lasagna has earned an automatic top 3 ranking on my blog. It’s seriously amazing, and that doesn’t even take its nutrition facts into account.  When you add those into the equation, you could definitely make the case for a number…