Category: Food

Eggroll Stir-fry

Crispy eggrolls from my favorite take-out spot are the best. Especially with that sweet duck sauce. What if you could have the same thing minus the calories? Check out this Eggroll Stir-fry recipe, and let me know what you think. Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef 1 green cabbage, shredded thinly 1 pack thinly shredded carrots…
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Shrimp & Grits

Comfort food, anyone? Every time we visit my hometown Sumter, SC, that next morning, my husband and I always have breakfast at our favorite spot called Baker’s Sweets. I always get the same thing every time; Shrimp and Grits. It’s so delicious and comes with a healthy portion of shrimp and sausage. One morning, I…
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Messy Burger Plate

Are you tired of the traditional burger or ready for another low-carb option besides my Bunless Burger (check out the Food section for my recipe)? Try my Messy Burger Plate. Colorful, flavorful, and will leave you wanting more. Make your burger plate exactly how you want it. This also makes a great leftover lunch. Ingredients:…
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Homemade Pizza

What’s better than pizza on a Friday night? A homemade pizza on a Friday night. We’ve been making homemade pizzas for years, and they keep getting better and better. Give it a try. Ingredients: 2 flatbreads (I use Stonefire brand from Walmart or Fry’s) 2 cups mozzarella cheese 1 cup marina or pizza sauce (I…
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Creamy Parmesan Tomato Soup

I am a sucker for a good soup. My two favorite soups of all time are Panera Bread’s Broccoli and Cheddar soup and McAlister’s Loaded Potato soup. They are so good. This creamy soup takes the number 3 spot! It’s a twist on our childhood tomato soup. Add some yummy, crisp, and cheesy grilled cheese,…
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BBQ Pulled Pork Burrito Bowl

In our home, we can pretty much make a burrito bowl out of anything. One of our favorite things to make it out of is pulled pork. Yummy and perfect for leftovers. Ingredients: 2 1/2 pounds trimmed, boneless pork shoulder 1/2 cup brown rice 1/2 cup romaine lettuce, chopped 1/4 cup corn, cooked and drained (you can also…
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Crock Pot Honey-Garlic Chicken

Sweet, savory, and mmm mmm good. This is an easy meal that’s waiting for your favorite sides. Try this recipe, and I’m sure the family is going to love it. Ingredients: Directions:

Easy Taco Plate

Want tacos without the extra calories? This Easy Taco Plate hits the spot every time. Quick, simple, and flavorful. Grab a fork and dig in. Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef or ground turkey 1/4 cup tomato sauce 1/2 roma tomato, chopped 1/2 avocado, sliced 2 tbsp shredded cheese 1 tbsp green onion, sliced 1/2 tbsp…
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Meal Prepping 101

When it comes to losing weight, some people think working out is the hard part. In all actuality, changing your eating habit is much more challenging. That is where it starts. Meal prepping sets you up for success for the entire week when done properly. There is this misconception that meal prepping only consists of…
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Chicken Pot-stickers & Dipping Sauce

You can’t go to P.F. Chang’s and not order pot-stickers as an appetizer. Did you check out my Copycat P.F. Chang’s Mongolian Beef recipe? This is the perfect appetizer to go with it. It takes a little work to prep, but trust me; it’s so worth it. Pot-sticker Ingredients: 1 lb ground chicken 20 wonton…
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Bunless Burgers

I love a good burger. I especially love a flavorful burger without feeling lethargic afterward. I started eating my burgers without buns about 5 years ago. By doing this, I took away the carbs. Without the bun, I was able to taste and enjoy all the ingredients even more. Ingredients: 2 lbs ground beef 2…
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Hawaiian Grilled Rib Tips

We’ve got a lot of requests for this one. We had a potluck at work and one of our Hawaiian co-workers brought in these delicious rib tips. I had never tasted anything like it, but I recognized some of the flavors. Of course, he wouldn’t give us “all” of the ingredients to his secret recipe,…
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