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Category: Low Calorie

Grilled Chicken Shawarma

I could have sworn I had a grilled chicken shawarma recipe on my blog, but apparently I didn’t. I had to rectify this immediately. Who doesn’t love chicken shawarma?? The Marinade A very important part of shawarma is the marinade. It has a lot of components, but it isn’t…

Blackened Halibut Bowl

Although I grew up in Alaska where seafood is readily available, halibut was always a little harder to come by. It is ALWAYS a treat. My parents are good enough to send me several filets a year and I am so grateful for that. This Blackened Halibut Bowl is one of the recipes I love…

Vegetable rounds

You guys… these appetizers are so dreamy. Well, we didn’t eat them as an appetizer, it was a meal, but I think technically they would fall in the appetizer category. They are really simple to make. It is baked pie dough circles, an herb cream cheese, topped with whatever veggies you want…

Pizzelle Fruit Cups

I posted a recipe for pizzelles a few months back. I went in and redid the recipe and used 100% whole wheat. These inspiration behind these Pizzelle Fruit Cups is me trying to a healthier option for desserts. These were perfect. They had just the right amount of sweetness and held a lot of really…

Healthy Carrot Salad

This Healthy Carrot Salad is so good y’all! It is light and oh-so-tasty. I really don’t care for the traditional carrot salad, the mayo is just too much for me! This is a spin off that. It is carrots, sunflower seeds, pecans, craisins all topped with a maple vinaigrette…

St Patrick’s Day Rainbow Fruit Platter

How about this super simple St Patrick’s Day Rainbow Fruit Platter? It is so easy to throw together and so healthy. It’s a nice option with all the super sweet goodies being passed around during holidays. Here is the order of colors in the rainbow, so you won’t have…

Vegetable Barley Soup

This is the season for soups, right? I am not a fan of cold weather, so I will go anything to get my body warmed up, soup being one of the favorites. I love to do veggie soups, but I have to add grains to make them more substantial. This vegetable barley soup is a…

Spicy (or not) Black Bean Burgers

I have tried making black bean burgers several times, all the times previous have been utter failures. They were mushy and the flavor was just off. I don’t particularly care for any of the store bought burgers either. I had to remedy this situation with a little testing and I finally came up…

Mediterranean Freekeh Salad with Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette

How about this Mediterranean Freekeh Salad with Lemon Oregano Vinaigrette? It is such a great loaded salad that has it all! How do you feel about Freekeh? Have you ever had it? I love just about any grain, so it is favorite over here. If you haven’t had it, it is just a…

Healthy Chicken Salad

I love chicken salad, and always have. There is something about the flavor of combos, that always draws me. My OG version certainly wasn’t very healthy, so over the years I have changed it up a bit and will now share my Healthy Chicken Salad recipe which tastes really close to the original…