Avocado Brownies

Avocados + chocolate = healthy dessert heaven. What you'll need for 12 servings: 2 avocados 2/3 cup pure maple syrup 3 eggs 1 cup greek nonfat yogurt 1 cup almond flour/meal 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup semi-sweet choco chips 1 tsp. vanilla Pinch of salt Preheat the oven to 350F Combine all the ingredients [...]

Healthy Chicken Nuggets

Thinking back to when I was super picky (lol), I'm pretty sure 86% of my diet consisted of chicken nuggets. They could've been from McDonald's, Burger King, or a freezer bag - I just needed them every day. Although my need for nugs has decreased, my love for them has stayed the same. Try this healthy [...]

3-Ingredient Pesto Stuffed Chicken

Now talk about an easy, healthy, weeknight dinner. This three ingredient pesto stuffed chicken was so good and there wasn't much to it. What you'll need for 4-6 servings: 3 chicken breasts Pesto Low-fat mozzarella Preheat the oven to 400F Cut a slit into each chicken breast that does not go through the back - [...]

Spinach & Feta Chicken Burger w/Eggplant Buns

I was really craving a burger, but since I've been travelling a lot lately, I was also craving healthy. So this is what I came up with. Give it a try! You'll be surprised at how good it actually is. What you'll need for 6-7 servings: 2 lbs ground chicken 1/2 cup reduced fat feta [...]

Pineapple Salsa Chicken Lettuce Wraps

With the warm weather coming through every now and then, I needed something fresh for dinner. I'm always a big fan of lettuce wraps since theres basically no carbs and you can put whatever you want in them - it's like a healthy burrito. What you'll need for 5-6 servings: 1.5lbs chicken breast 1 lime [...]

Pistachio Crusted Chicken

This recipe was inspired by a bag of pistachios I've had in my pantry and some chicken that needed to be cooked - touching, I know. But really, this is a healthy dish that everyone will love - it's really high in protein/low in carbs and sugars which is always a bonus. What you'll need: [...]

Broccoli Crust Breakfast Muffins

Since I've been making so many sweet muffins lately, I decided to join the craze and make a savory breakfast muffin. With all the ideas around the internet about using cauliflower for crusts like this, I decided to give a good old friend, broccoli, a try instead. Plus who doesn't like a mini bacon, cheese, and [...]

Buffalo Bolognese

Why buffalo? I'm glad you asked. It is one of the most protein-rich/lean meats you can find out there that still tastes delicious. Look at the health benefits compared to the other meats! And where do you find it in the Burgh? Easy. Strip District Meats. Oh, and this one's for all you fellow spaghetti squash lovers [...]

Choco Banana Bread

So it's International Women's Day. And what woman doesn't like chocolate? "If a woman is upset, hold her and tell her how beautiful she is. If she starts to growl, retreat to a safe distance and throw chocolate at her." Since I've been on this health kick the past couple months, I needed to find [...]

Eggplant Lasagna

I just tried this dish for the first time the other night. It's pretty easy to make (even for big groups), tastes amazing, and is a super healthy alternative to a normal lasagna. Cottage cheese instead of ricotta? Just trust me on this one... Eggplant Lasagna Eggplant(s) Fat-free cottage cheese Low-fat mozzarella Parmesan cheese Almond [...]