It took me 37 years to learn this lesson in one of the hardest ways. Let me expl…

It took me 37 years to learn this lesson in one of the hardest ways. Let me explain my absence over the past week. ⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ I’ve had hip and back pain on and off for the past few months. Yep, MONTHS. I kept telling myself, “I’ll get it checked out when the semester is … Read more

This week, I’ll share some recipes from my blog that would be perfect for your 4…

This week, I’ll share some recipes from my blog that would be perfect for your 4th of July celebration! ⁣ ⁣ This is one of my all-time favorite sandwiches. BBQ Pulled Chicken with Easy Coleslaw on top. You make your own quick BBQ sauce, sweetened with applesauce to keep it zero points. Throw together with … Read more

A 4th of July spread isn’t complete unless you have some chips and dip! ⁣ Have …

A 4th of July spread isn’t complete unless you have some chips and dip! ⁣ Have you seen these at your grocery store yet? I was so excited because I’ve always thought Capecodchips makes the BEST potato chips. ⁣ ⁣ I love that they add NOTHING to these chips to make them less fat; it’s … Read more

Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad is a mashup of two of my favorite BBQ side dishe…

Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad is a mashup of two of my favorite BBQ side dishes! Creamy, sweet, tangy, cheesy, spicy… all of the flavor notes! You can make it ahead or eat it right away.⁣ ⁣ The best part, for me, is the points bang for your serving-size buck. 2/3 a cup is just … Read more

I’m going to put a patriotic twist on these Funfetti Baked Donuts for 4th of Jul…

I’m going to put a patriotic twist on these Funfetti Baked Donuts for 4th of July breakfast! I bought red, white, and blue sprinkles to use in place of the carnival colors pictured here. I also bought pre-made vanilla frosting to make my life easier. 1 tsp is 1 SP, so I can add a … Read more

If you’re looking for a light and refreshing appetizer, these Chicken Lettuce Wr…

If you’re looking for a light and refreshing appetizer, these Chicken Lettuce Wraps are your answer! This is a copycat version of the P.F. Chang’s original. I make these for lunches so much that I almost forgot that they are usually served as an appetizer. ⁣Only 2 SP a serving on Blue and Purple, or … Read more

Happy 4th of July, y’all! We had a pretty epic spread. ⁣ ⁣ Jeff’s famous smoked …

Happy 4th of July, y’all! We had a pretty epic spread. ⁣ ⁣ Jeff’s famous smoked wings. I count as 1 SP each because someone on YouTube said I could count them that way and I’m going with it. Lol. ⁣ ⁣ My lighter version of Hawaiian-Style Mac Salad. Omg you guys, I totally impressed … Read more

Hey, friends! For the past few weeks, I took a break from social media and blogg…

Hey, friends! For the past few weeks, I took a break from social media and blogging to focus on my health and healing. The past month has been well, a lot, with my spinal injury, moving to a new home, and the death of a close family member. ⁣ ⁣ I’m taking everything day by … Read more

I’m menu planning for the first time in over a month, and I’m getting super exci…

I’m menu planning for the first time in over a month, and I’m getting super excited for this weekend/next week! I forgot how much having a plan helps out. ⁣ ⁣ I’ll grocery shop tomorrow, then meal prep all of my lunches for the week on Sunday. Lunches will be these Halal Cart Chicken Bowls. … Read more

Have you tried this lighter Louisiana Chicken Pasta yet? Jeff said it’s the best…

Have you tried this lighter Louisiana Chicken Pasta yet? Jeff said it’s the best thing I’ve ever made! It’s my version of the Cheesecake Factory favorite but with 2/3 of the calories and fat. 😯 It’s basically cajun alfredo pasta with chicken cutlets. I mean, what’s not to love?⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ I like to make mine … Read more