As a busy health-conscious mom (and a lazy chef) I’m always looking for ways to make meals both healthier and EASY! However, the meals also have to be tasty, so I created this easy crock pot taco soup recipe and it’s DELICIOUS! Even the kids love it and keep asking for it! So, if you Read More
Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
If you’ve been following my recipes for a while, you know that I don’t like to restrict whole food groups (chocolate chip cookies ARE a food group, you know). However, at the same time I don’t want to put a lot of junk in my body, or feed it to my family. It took me Read More
Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein Balls
Take a look at your average protein ball recipe and you will find a lot of sugar and saturated fat in them. The majority of protein ball or “energy ball” recipes calls for main ingredients of dates (it’s natural but still high in sugar, guys), and/or lots of coconut oil (very high in saturated fat). Read More
Low Fat Reduced Sugar Spiced Pumpkin Protein Muffins
Are you really good at eating muffins and not so good at restraining yourself to just one? I am! Do you love spicy pumpkin treats? My low fat, reduced sugar healthy muffins are JUST as tasty and satisfying as regular muffins! They are seriously amazing! Even the kids and hubby agree. I like my baked Read More
Healthy Panang Chicken Curry
Sorry kids, not all Thai food is good for you. In fact, most of the favorites aren’t good for you. Sadly one of my personal favorites, Panang curry, is one of those on the naughty list. So, rather than crying silently to myself as I eat another plain boring chicken breast, I decided to comfort food Read More
Black Truffle Rosemary Yorkshire Pudding
How do you improve on my already delicious low-fat yorkshire pudding? Why you switch out the olive oil for truffle oil, of course! These yorkies are probably my favorite yet. The kids like the plain ones, and while those ARE delicious, the hubs and I like these ones best! There is a trick to Yorkies though…they Read More
Garlic & Herb Spaghetti Squash: Low Carb, Low Fat Deliciousness!
Oh boy this is so good it needs no further introduction! I hope you guys like it too! This is some tasty clean eating!
Healthy Low Fat, Low Sugar Mixed Berry Crisp
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Healthier Protein Chocolate Cake
End your meal on a sweet note with this delicious chocolate cake! Only 92 calories per serving with no oil or butter and 75% less sugar! It’s even got 4 grams of protein per slice! Winner, winner, let’s eat cake for dinner! No, not really – that’s still not allowed. 😉 But this is a super Read More
DROOL ALERT! Crock Pot Roast Beef, Gravy & Potatoes!
DROOL ALERT! One of my favorite comfort food hacks! Perfection with my Skinny Yorkshire Pudding and a glass of red wine! Tag someone who loves gravy!
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HEALTHY POT ROAST & GRAVY
Ingredients: 🔹2 cans cream of mushroom & garlic soup
🔹1 can fat free low sodium beef broth
🔹1 pack of dried onion soup mix (1 oz)
🔹2 lbs lean meat of your choice
🔹2 sweet potatoes or yams, sliced
🔹fresh ground pepper, to taste
Directions: 🔹Combine cream of mushroom soup, beef broth, and dried onion soup mix in slow cooker.
🔹Add meat, sweet potatoes, and carrots.
🔹Sprinkle with fresh ground pepper.
🔹Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours, or on low for 6-8 hours.
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