Food for People Who Work Out

Pumpkin Pie Protein Bars

Pumpkin Pie Protein Bars

The only problem with this Pumpkin Pie Protein Bar recipe is that it’s too delicious! It’s been a healthy(ish) favorite of mine for more than 10 years.

No-Bake Cookie Oatmeal

No-Bake Cookie Oatmeal

This simple No-Bake Cookie Oatmeal recipe will remind you of the childhood favorite cookie, plus it’s nutritious and makes a yummy meal any time of the day.

Oatmeal turkey pizza crust

Oatmeal turkey pizza crust

This healthy oatmeal turkey pizza crust is packed with protein and fiber that will keep you feeling full and energized for hours.

How to Roast Frozen Veggies (and Save Money!)

How to Roast Frozen Veggies (and Save Money!)

Don't you hate throwing away food?  It's kind of like throwing away money. The thing is, you probably never intend to throw away food when you buy it. But here's the usual scenario: You go to the grocery store and, with perfectly good intentions, buy fresh...

Super-Easy Low-Calorie Frittata Recipe (So Filling!)

Super-Easy Low-Calorie Frittata Recipe (So Filling!)

The other night I made a delicious meal – OK, actually 8 meals – that required no chopping whatsoever. Basically, all I did was throw a bunch of stuff in an oven-proof skillet and, barely 30 minutes later, ended up with a nutritious, filling and low-cal meal that...

Mocha Iced Protein Latte Recipe

Mocha Iced Protein Latte Recipe

Anyone else love their iced coffees and iced lattes? Especially on a hot summer afternoon? And especially if they're mocha iced lattes? So yum. The problem with coffee shop iced lattes and coffees is not only the price, but who knows what's in them? If you're not...

Berry Chia Green Smoothie

Berry Chia Green Smoothie

Do you get into food ruts? You know, when you tend to eat the same meal every day? Sometimes I do – and I'm OK with that. Especially when it comes to breakfast. Because when I have a favorite go-to meal every morning, it starts my day out right. I look forward to...

Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowl

Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowl

Roasted Veggie Buddha Bowl - This roasted veggie Buddha Bowl makes a filling and delicious lunch. If you prepare the quinoa, roasted veggies, and crispy chickpeas in advance it takes just minutes to throw together. - coconut or olive oil,...

Mexican-American Chop Suey (or Taco Skillet!)

Mexican-American Chop Suey (or Taco Skillet!)

When I was growing up, one of my mom's go-to weekday meals was American Chop Suey.  Basically, it was ground beef, macaroni, and spaghetti sauce, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese. And we loved it, especially when it was served with crusty bread from the Shop 'n...

How Resistant Starch Can Help You Lose Weight (Plus 6 Recipes)

How Resistant Starch Can Help You Lose Weight (Plus 6 Recipes)

If you haven’t already heard about resistant starch, you likely will very soon because it’s on its way to becoming a major nutrition buzzword (or buzzphrase). Chances are you’re already eating foods that contain it. And chances are, you might feel slightly guilty...

Healthy Slow Cooker Cassoulet

Healthy Slow Cooker Cassoulet

About 10 years ago, I was lucky enough to spend a week in an actual castle in France. It was at a writer's conference with some of my favorite writers. Not to name drop, but I had breakfast every morning with Dorothy Allison, Jacqueline Mitchard, and Anne LeClaire....

Easy and Healthy Slow-Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Easy and Healthy Slow-Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Do you get weather notifications on your phone? I'm not sure whether I love them or hate them. Because when you live in a state like Maine, where we get a lot of weather, there can be a lot of notifications – especially during the winter. Anyway, the other day my...