Double Chocolate Protein Waffles

Have you seen all those recipes for protein pancakes? They can be great if you appreciate them for what they are and don’t try to compare them to say… IHOP fluffy pancakes. Those they are not. It’s kinda like a veggie burger is awesome unless you’re attempting to tell yourself that you’re eating a real […]

Five Minute Instant Pot Mushroom Risotto

Have you ever had risotto in an Italian restaurant? It’s a soft and creamy rice dish with tons of flavor. Strangely enough, there’s no cream in it usually. It’s made with a short grain rice that has a lot of starch in it. The constant stirring while cooking breaks down and mixes with the liquid while it […]

Zucchini Lasagna with Spinach Tofu Ricotta

Everyone loves pasta but it’s not always feasible to squeeze cheesy gooey lasagna in when you’re trying to keep calories down. One easy way to make a change is to use spiralized zucchini (AKA zoodles), but another way is to use it like flat pasta noodles in a “lasagna” by just slicing them into rounds. […]

Low Calorie Mongolian Chicken

Back in the day, The Kid and I would go to Pei Wei allllll the time. It’s still one of her favorite places. We love sitting at the counter so we can watch the frenzied wok cooking. How do they do that?! It’s always busy, flames shooting, ladles whirling. If I had to work that […]

Low Calorie Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

I don’t know about you, but I could eat breakfast for every meal of the day. There’s just something perfect about all things breakfast. Because of my latest obsession, I’ve been on a breakfast baking kick lately. I totally blame The Kid for my problem. It’s all her fault. 😉 I’ve experimented with modifying my […]