Tag: 7 Smart Points

Cilantro Lime Pan Fried Chicken Thighs

Cilantro Lime Pan Fried Chicken Thighs

This simple pan fried chicken thighs recipe marinates boneless skinless chicken thighs in a blend of jalapeño and lime juice, cilantro, and sliced garlic to create unbelievably tender, flavorful chicken. And to make things even better, you cook the marinade right in the same pan…

Cinnamon Roll in a Mug

Cinnamon Roll in a Mug

Today we’re looking at a cinnamon roll in a mug that’s lower carb, lower calorie, and a hulk of a cinnamon roll. It’s a simple recipe, with just two ingredients in the dough and a few more for the cinnamon sugar spread. And all that…

Protein Cookie Dough for One

Protein Cookie Dough for One

After making my Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies, it only made sense to tweak the recipe for single serving protein cookie dough. The original cookies have 122 calories and 8 grams of protein per cookie, but I’ve added a bit more protein to the cookie…

High Protein Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Pie

High Protein Peanut Butter Fudge Brownie Pie

If you’ve never had a fudge brownie pie, you’re in for a real treat. Not only does this version have the fudge brownie center on top of a toasty graham cracker crust, it’s also loaded with 26 grams of protein.  And thanks to the mini…

Cajun Sausage Pasta Bake

Cajun Sausage Pasta Bake

You’d never know I used to be a pasta hater with all the pasta recipes I’ve added to the blog recently. From the garlic parmesan mac and cheese to the taco pasta bake, I’ve definitely been exploring all pasta-bilities. I know you hear this all…

High Protein Hot Chocolate Baked Donuts

High Protein Hot Chocolate Baked Donuts

If this is your first time on my blog, I make a lot of protein donuts. Like, a lot. So when I say these hot chocolate baked donuts are one of my best yet, that’s really saying something. On flavor alone, they’re in the top…

Loaded Air Fried Chicken and Potatoes

Loaded Air Fried Chicken and Potatoes

Whether you’re completely new to the air fryer or an air frying whiz, I’m confident you’ll appreciate the simplicity of this loaded air fried chicken and potatoes recipe. With four ingredients (not counting spices) and about twenty minutes, you’ll have a high protein dinner for…

Garlic Parmesan Mac and Cheese with Chicken

Garlic Parmesan Mac and Cheese with Chicken

I recently polled my Facebook group full of healthy eaters for Thanksgiving recipes they’d like to see. Unsurprisingly, the dominant winner was the mac and cheese variations option. So, here we go. While this garlic parmesan mac and cheese with chicken may not be traditional…

Healthy Hamburger Helper Copycat: Bacon Cheeseburger with Broccoli

Healthy Hamburger Helper Copycat: Bacon Cheeseburger with Broccoli

One of the more frequently asked questions is about my cooking origin. I always respond by giving my mom a shout out for starting me young, and the home economics classes and nutrition/food science degree that followed. Though my first experience with recipe development or…

High Protein Hot Fudge Sundae Pop Tarts Copycat

High Protein Hot Fudge Sundae Pop Tarts Copycat

Do you have a personal Top 5 Pop Tarts list? Of course you do. I know I do. And atop my list sits the infamous Hot Fudge Sundae flavor. So when I started experimenting with healthy pop tarts recipes, it was an obvious choice. I’m…