Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Pad Thai

If you love pad thai but hate the carb bomb that comes with it, spaghetti squash provides such a great alternative to traditional noodles. Other than baking the squash, this recipe comes together relatively quick, making it a great weeknight meal option. Hint: It’s also great to meal prep! TIPS! You can very easily make […]

Diet Coaching: Carbon Diet Coach Review

***Disclaimer – this is my individual feedback on the application after using it for over 10 weeks. I am not affiliated with Carbon Diet Coach or any of its founders and this is not a sponsored review.*** You’ve probably used a food tracker in the past. MFP is one of the most popular, but there […]

Fruit & Nut Granola

I have rarely made granola in the past. Yeah, I know, I’m disappointed with myself, especially after making this batch. I guess you could say I’ve officially earned the nickname “Granola Mom.” What the heck does that even mean anyway? Well, according to Urban Dictionary “Crunchy Mom” is defined as: “A growing group of moms who […]

Baked Fish Tacos with Honey Lime Dressing

When you hear “fish” you probably think “fish fry” right? Well, I’m more of a baked fish kind of gal. Sure, I like the occasionally fried fish, beans, and potatoes but I much prefer to bake them for two reasons – one, the whole damn house smells like grease when you get done frying fish […]

Coffee Cake Energy Bites

I’ve yet to meet anyone who doesn’t like coffee cake. Even my husband Nick, who doesn’t drink coffee (I know, who does that?) even likes coffee cake. In my experience coffee cake comes in a variety of forms, some with fruit toppings, fillings, and even fancy drizzles. I’m all about the fancy most of the […]

Blueberry Protein Cheesecakes

Cheesecake is not REALLY a cake; it’s actually a cream and egg-based custard, a pie-like dessert if you will. I remember the first time I had a piece (notice I didn’t say slice) of “non-traditional” cheesecake, from a rectangular baking pan. On one of the first holidays, before we were married, Nick told me that his […]

Turkey Bacon & Egg Protein Muffins

Weekday meals are hectic, plain and simple. Although, I’ve found if I dedicate an hour or so per week to plan our meals out ahead of time, the “witching hour” goes much smoother. What’s the “witching hour” you ask? If you’re a parent you probably already know, but Nick and I refer to it as the […]