One-Pot Louisiana Chicken Pasta is one of many reasons why I love you all. I had…

One-Pot Louisiana Chicken Pasta is one of many reasons why I love you all. I had no idea about this divine dish before you requested that I lighten it up from the Cheesecake Factory menu. Basically, fried chicken with a veggie-packed alfredo pasta?? Yes, please. Well, the original is 47 POINTS and over 2,000 CALORIES … Read more

Beef Stroganoff Bubble-Up Casserole is an old recipe from the blog that deserves…

Beef Stroganoff Bubble-Up Casserole is an old recipe from the blog that deserves much more love! Savory beef, mushrooms, and onions, topped with cheese and biscuits. I mean, what else do I need to say?? The leftovers reheat like a dream, so it’s great for lunch prep or leftover dinner throughout the week. Serve with … Read more

I’m making it my mission to have a dupe for just about every fast food item out …

I’m making it my mission to have a dupe for just about every fast food item out there on my blog. It might take me 10 years, but it will happen 🤣! These are my take on fast food chicken nuggets, but made with quality ingredients. As always, since we’re in charge of the ingredients, … Read more

HUGE GIVEAWAY + TACO MAC AND CHEESE RECIPE!! You all know how much I *love* f…

HUGE GIVEAWAY + TACO MAC AND CHEESE RECIPE!! You all know how much I *love* AlphaFoods frozen products. They make plant-based comfort food that is still low in points and calories—perfect for a quick meal that tastes great. Like this Taco Mac and Cheese!     Before I tell you how to make this delicious dish, … Read more

Breakfast just got so much easier! This Homemade Protein Pancake Mix takes about…

Breakfast just got so much easier! This Homemade Protein Pancake Mix takes about 5 minutes to put together. Store it in your fridge and when you’re ready for some tasty pancakes, just add water and cook! This is my take on protein mixes like Kodiak Cakes, but now *you* are in control of the ingredients. … Read more

THIS. IS. HEAVEN. Lighter Animal-Style Burgers are exactly what you need this we…

THIS. IS. HEAVEN. Lighter Animal-Style Burgers are exactly what you need this weekend! Go grab this recipe *right now*, make that Skinny Special Sauce ASAP so it has time to work its magic, then when you’re ready, set aside about 30 minutes to put together a cheeseburger that rivals any In-N-Out experience! A regular animal … Read more

Skinny Special Sauce is your key to the best darn copycat In-N-Out burgers at ho…

Skinny Special Sauce is your key to the best darn copycat In-N-Out burgers at home! Swipe to see my sauce (on the left) compared to the real In-N-Out stuff on the right. Nearly identical! This sauce is just magic. As a SoCal In-N-Out snob who grew up on this stuff, let me just put it … Read more

Penne alla Vodka is probably my favorite creamy pasta dish, and that means A LOT…

Penne alla Vodka is probably my favorite creamy pasta dish, and that means A LOT coming from your resident creamy sauce connoisseur! 😉 It’s the perfect vegetarian main dish, but the recipe includes plenty of sauce to accommodate the addition of whatever protein you like–shrimp, chicken, pork, etc. The vodka truly does bring out a … Read more

Green Velvet Cupcakes, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! Fluffy, tender, and j…

Green Velvet Cupcakes, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day! Fluffy, tender, and just the perfect amount of sweetness. Plus, how cute are they?? At only 140 calories and 5 SP each, you can have these year round. Get creative with colors for other events/holidays. Food coloring is your friend! Do you have any St. … Read more

This French Dip Sandwich is probably my favorite slow cooker recipe ever. It cr…

This French Dip Sandwich is probably my favorite slow cooker recipe ever. It creates the juciest, most flavorful and tender beef you can imagine. All you do is sear the meat, then add in the rest of the ingredients and let it cook away all day. When the meat is done, toast up some bread … Read more