Tag: 6 Smart Points

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…

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…

Tropical Protein Milkshake

Tropical Protein Milkshake

This 5-ingredient protein milkshake combines pan toasted coconut flakes, mango and pineapple, and vanilla protein powder for a deliciously creamy shake with 26 grams of protein. Whether you need a post-workout drink or something to cool off on a hot summer day, this shake is…

Everything You Need to Know About Protein Oatmeal

Everything You Need to Know About Protein Oatmeal

If you think of oatmeal as a boring, bland breakfast food, protein oatmeal will open your eyes to a whole new world. You can make it sweet or savory, have it for breakfast or a dessert, and easily pair thousands of flavor combos together every…

Taco Pinwheels

Taco Pinwheels

Do you know the difference between a roll and a pinwheel? Neither do I, but these taco pinwheels will make you forget about all the minutiae in life.  They’re cheesy, beefy, spicy but not too spicy, and rolled up in a crispy crust. Each pinwheel…

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…