posts from category: Sweets

1200 Calorie Meal Plan: A Day in the Life

A question I get all the time when I mention my calorie goals (I eat between 1200 and 1310 calories per day per MyFitnessPal) is “How on Earth can you eat only 1200 calories?!?!? Aren’t you starving all the time?!” … Keep Reading…

Low Calorie Recipes: Two Summertime Salads

Can I just say that I love Summertime produce? For my taste buds, Summertime brings the best flavors around. It makes it easy to pull out some easy weeknight meals. Better yet, these low calorie recipes that feature Summertime produce … Keep Reading…

Badass Black Bean Brownies

If I told you I could spin delicious, chocolatey brownies out of mere beans and some ingredients you likely already have in your cabinet, I expect that you would look at me like that princess looked at Rumpelstiltskin when he … Keep Reading…

Low Calorie Dessert Alert! Lifechanging Baked Pineapple

Confession:  I would sell my soul for all the pineapples in Hawaii.  There is a fabulous restaurant where I live called Carnaval Brazilian Grill.  Now, it is way too expensive, and waaaay too many calories for me to go there, … Keep Reading…

Recipe: Spicy Sweet Mash

Seriously… make this now.  It is so good it could be a dessert, but I like to have it as a side dish to a protein-packed dinner. Mashed sweet potatoes are the bomb. I think I will be making this … Keep Reading…