Healthy Orange Chicken and Green Beans

July 25, 2014

  Here’s a recipe that adds fruit to dinner and takes all the guilt out of orange-flavored chicken. There’s no sugar and no fryer involved. Just skinless, boneless chicken breast, marinated in orange juice, pan seared and then baked. Serve it up with orange-spiked green beans for a nutritious, protein-packed meal. Here’s what you need: [...]

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Baked Catfish and Mint Cabbage Salad

July 18, 2014

  Catfish is a wonderful source of low fat protein. Lots of recipes call for frying catfish, but baking turns it into a low calorie, high protein meal. The generous seasoning of the catfish lends to a rich flavor that is complimented perfectly by the light minty salad. Here’s what you need… For the Catfish: [...]

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Chicken Soup with Quinoa & Roasted Red Peppers

July 11, 2014

  By using flavorful ingredients, like roasted red bell peppers and white bean hummus, this soup tastes like you slaved over it all afternoon– but really takes less than 20 minutes to throw together. This recipe is a great way to fit some quinoa into your diet. Quinoa is a protein-packed seed that is considered [...]

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Herb Chicken, Arugula and Mango Salad

July 4, 2014

  This recipe takes the concept of chicken salad to a whole new level. There is so much going on in the flavor department like sweet mango, savory chicken, tender asparagus, tangy arugula, and creamy goat cheese. Here’s what you need…. For the Herb marinade: Juice from 1 lemon 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 teaspoon [...]

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Low Carb Spaghetti and Meatballs

June 27, 2014

  So you ditched that package of high-carb noodles from your pantry, now learn to love nature’s healthy noodles: spaghetti squash. If you haven’t yet tried spaghetti squash then you’re in for a real treat. A pile of tender spaghetti squash strands piled high with protein and veggie meatballs makes the perfect fitness meal. Here’s [...]

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Easy Pork Chops

June 20, 2014

  Lean cuts of pork are high in protein and low in fat. Add a side of veggies and you’ve got a clean meal that delivers all the right nutrients without waist-expanding carbs. Here’s what you need… 2 apples, chopped 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 Tablespoons coconut oil cinnamon sea salt 4 lean pork [...]

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Easy Spinach Salad

June 13, 2014

  Here’s a high protein salad that is bursting with flavor and nutrients. Try the simple homemade salad dressing – it’s much healthier than store bought dressings, and still lends lots of flavor. Here’s what you need: 6 cups organic baby spinach 4 hard boiled eggs, chopped 6 pieces bacon, crumbled 1 cup cherry tomatoes, [...]

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On-The-Go Ham Cups

June 6, 2014

  Here’s a recipe for the perfect on-the-go energy food. Ham, broccoli and an egg combine for a tasty snack that’s packed with protein and fiber. Make a dozen and enjoy throughout your week. Here’s what you need… 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 yellow onion, chopped 12 slices of nitrate free [...]

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Healthy “Fried” Chicken

May 30, 2014

  This recipe meets all 5 of the steps to a healthy dinner. By baking the chicken and using low-carb flours, this recipe has half of the calories and 80% less fat than traditional fried chicken. Serve with a side of vegetables and a salad. Here’s what you need… 2 eggs 2 Tablespoons fruit-only apricot [...]

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Pesto Spaghetti

May 23, 2014

  Traditional spaghetti is loaded with carbohydrates, so try this squash spaghetti instead. With very few ingredients, this faux pasta has powerful flavor. You’ll love how the distinct flavor of fennel mingles with fresh pesto. Here’s what you need… 1 spaghetti squash 2-3 cup basil leaves 2 Tablespoons pine nuts 3 cloves garlic (or 3 [...]

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