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Low Carb Alfredo Bake

14
Apr

Cheesy low carb pasta bake made with spaghetti squash

The secret to indulging my “I want pasta” mood…is the most honoured spaghetti squash. It’s the most magical vegetable in my universe. It also needs to be smothered in cheese. Because.

And no, I don’t need a real reason. Cheese doesn’t need a reason. Ever Continue reading »

1 comment » | Gluten Free, Low Carb, Main Dishes, Protein, Recipes

Low Carb German Pancake

28
Jan

Low Carb German Pancake

Mornings are always a huge rush for me, so I’ve started making a big pan of this German “pancake” to make life simpler. Ok, actually…because it’s really one of those favourite recipes I can’t stay away from Continue reading »

2 comments » | Breakfast, Low Carb, Protein, Recipes

Vega’s Protein Smoothie Recipes

13
Jan

Ya’ll know I’ve been a Vega fan for years. It was always my favourite and the most used protein in my cupboards. You also know I’m smoothie obsessed. Ridiculously so. When I was a young teenager I was a raw & vegan…so this was my Continue reading »

3 comments » | Dairy Free, Drinks & Smoothies, Gluten Free, Protein, Recipes, Vegan

Low Carb Frappuccinos

6
Jan

Low Carb Coffee Frappaccino

Coffee has become a better friend than ever. I’ve adjusted my schedule quite drastically and I now get up outrageously early so that I can go to the gym before my morning classes hit. While this night owl still gets used to getting up while it’s still dark, coffee has become a staple.

Hot or cold, it’s a blessing.

However, currently my favourite way to enjoy it is as a post-workout breakfast…and yes, protein in the shake and whipped cream on top. I’m that girl. Serves 2.

Low Carb Frappaccino

Low Carb Frappuccino

  1. 2 cups almond milk, unsweetened
  2. 1 tbsp. heavy cream (opt)
  3. 8 stevia drops*
  4. 1 tbsp. instant coffee
  5. 1 scoop of whey protein, unsweetened
  6. 1 tray of ice
  7. Cinnamon and nutmeg, to taste**

*I used vanilla flavoured NuNaturals – I use this for everything, no joke

**Or you can use these spices just for a pretty dusting on top of the shake

Blend everything in a high speed blender. Pour into two glasses, top with whipped cream (optional for you – necessary for me!) and serve.

Coffee Frappaccino

This recipe can be made vegan as well, simply omit the cream and use a plant based protein instead of whey.

Are you a coffee fan? What do you like better – hot or cold?

3 comments » | Drinks & Smoothies, Low Carb, Protein, Recipes

3 Ways to Make Cream Cheese Pancakes (Low Carb)

16
Dec

Hello people.

Yes, I’m still alive. Now that exams are done, the semester is now officially over…I have survived the 3rd semester of Exercise Science. Whhaaaa!

People have kept asking me on Instagram about my low carb cream cheese pancakes, so I finally have the recipes up for you! I love my cream cheese pancakes Continue reading »

5 comments » | Breakfast, Gluten Free, Low Carb, Protein, Recipes

Gluten Free Soft Mackerel Tacos

6
Nov

Gluten Free Soft Fish Taco Appetizers

Recently, I was challenged to try a new food. You know all those bloggers that try a new vegetable every week…well, I got stuck in a rut with buying the same groceries over and over and decided to try a culinary adventure and experiment on something that can be prepared Continue reading »

1 comment » | Appetizers, Gluten Free, Protein, Recipes, Snacks

Three Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

28
Oct

 

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Parmesan and cheddar cheese stuffed chicken breast

I’ve been working more on meal prep these days. I’m in a hurry, and my easy, fast recipes keep getting faster. I think cooking/baking should be a relaxed, laid-back experience…and it hasn’t been lately.

However, I’m working on it. I’m trying to literally give myself an hour or Continue reading »

4 comments » | Low Carb, Main Dishes, Protein, Recipes

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