Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

Cinnamon Roasted Almonds -- just 4 ingredients + 10 minutes to make this healthy, clean-eating snack! SO much better than store-bought!

A quick & easy recipe for crunchy nuts coated in cinnamon sugar. But be warned: this healthy snack is highly addictive!     Although it’s probably not incredibly obvious from my blog posts, I love organizing. Every summer during high school, I stripped all of the novels off of my bedroom’s bookshelf, lined them up…   {continue reading}

Lemon Poppy Seed Energy Bites

Lemon Poppy Seed Energy Bites -- a super simple recipe with 17g+ of protein! SO much easier to make than muffins!

Bright, sunshiny energy bites that taste like your favorite muffins but are low-carb, low-calorie & packed with 17g+ of protein!     Guess what, guess what!   No, it isn’t my birthday… No, Santa Claus didn’t fall down my chimney… No, the sky isn’t falling…   In exactly one week, baseball season starts!  

Skinny Chocolate Caramel Seven Layer Bars

Skinny Seven Layer Bars – with 3 simple swaps, these chocolaty magic bars have all of the decadence but NONE of the guilt! They don’t taste healthy at all!

Layers of melty chocolate, caramel, nuts & coconut held together with a sweet & creamy drizzle. Incredibly addictive & still nice to your waistline!     Growing up, the only seven layer food I knew about was bean dip. And that was only because of my last year of Camporee.  

Chicken Peanut Soy Noodles

Low-Carb Chicken Peanut Soy Noodles -- an easy, flavorful meal with 29g+ of protein that's ready in just 15 minutes!

A quick & easy dinner perfect for busy weeknights! Gluten-free, low-carb, protein-packed and full of flavor!     With just over a week left until my cookbook deadline, I’m practically swimming in chocolate. I dream about cookies at night, I contemplate cupcake frostings on my runs, and I fill up my shopping cart with too…   {continue reading}

Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

Clean Eating Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies -- these skinny cookies don't taste healthy at all! But they have less than HALF the carbs & 3x as much protein vs. regular cookies!

Chewy cookies full of melty chocolate chips. With less than half the carbs & 3 times the protein, they’re the perfect guilt-free treat!     Nearly every year, I forget that my corner of the world skips straight past spring. The weather gives us about two weeks of mild 60-70° temperatures before hurtling into the…   {continue reading}

Blueberry Buttermilk Bran Muffins

Clean Eating Blueberry Buttermilk Bran Muffins -- one simple trick makes these the moistest bran muffins ever!

Tender bran muffins bursting with big, juicy blueberries. They’re hearty enough to keep you full all morning but still taste like a sweet treat!     During my sophomore year of high school, our band director arranged a trip to Hawaii during our Spring Break for all of the members of the marching band and…   {continue reading}

Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookie Cake

Clean-Eating Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cookie Cake -- this gigantic, skinny cookie doesn't taste healthy at all! You'll never need another oatmeal cookie recipe again!

A gigantic carrot cake oatmeal cookie, complete with cream cheese frosting. The entire pan always disappears in a single day—nobody believes it’s healthy! It’s the most popular recipe on this blog for a reason!     My junior year of high school, one of my best guy friends devised an elaborate plan to surprise his…   {continue reading}

Classic Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Classic Carrot Cake Cupcakes -- an easy, clean eating recipe topped with protein-packed cream cheese frosting! They're practically healthy enough for breakfast!

Moist, spiced carrot cake cupcakes topped with swirls of protein-packed cream cheese frosting. They’re really simple to make & dangerously easy to eat!     When I was in 3rd grade, my family and I flew to Arizona to spend Easter with my grandparents. We packed lots of shorts, swim suits, and flip flops for…   {continue reading}

Carrot Cake Granola

Clean-Eating Carrot Cake Granola -- a healthy, fuss-free recipe full of clusters that lets you eat dessert for breakfast!

The cozy flavors of carrot cake turned into a guilt-free morning meal! With lots of cinnamon & sweet carrots, these crunchy clusters are irresistible!     Growing up, my favorite Easter tradition occurred as soon as I woke up. My brother and I would sprint downstairs in our PJs, almost like on Christmas morning, and…   {continue reading}

Chocolate Milkshake Protein Smoothie

Chocolate Milkshake Protein Smoothie -- this skinny smoothie doesn't taste healthy at all! Just 5 ingredients & 19g+ of protein!

A thick & creamy chocolate milkshake that’s healthy enough for breakfast! Just 5 ingredients & no protein powder necessary!     During my early middle school years, my mom drove my younger brother and me to a college about 30 minutes away to watch weekend basketball games. With our ages, we qualified for the cheap…   {continue reading}