coconut oil recipes

Healthy Homemade Burrito Bowl

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Mexican food has been a craving of mine during pregnancy, but eating out at chain restaurants can definitely add up quick – both calorie and sodium wise. For any Mexican cravings, I turned to making my own healthy burrito bowls at home in order to cut the calories of chain Mexican restaurants.The best part about making these Mexican inspired dishes at home is that you can use your imagination and incorporate any type of protein, rice, beans, and toppings that you desire.To make sure I’m getting my serving of healthy fats, I used a little coconut oil when sautéing my […]

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Low-Calorie Smoked Gouda Burger

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It’s almost the weekend! This gives me a good excuse to whip up some homemade burgers, which I find much healthier than going to a fast food company for an indulgence. Going to chains to enjoy a burger can definitely add up calorie wise, especially when you tack on fries and the occasional milkshake for dessert. Can you believe that if you eat a burger out, you can be consuming close to 1,200 calories, 87 grams of fat, and 51 grams of carbs – just for the burger!Today’s recipe will cut the calories of a chain burger by more than […]

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Healthy Recipes for Pregnancy

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When I first found out that I was pregnant, the food aversions came on pretty quickly. Sometimes eating healthy was the last thing on my mind, but it’s something that is so important for the development of your growing baby and even you!When planning meals, keep in mind that you should be getting nutrients from the following food groups: fruits, vegetables, proteins, healthy fats, protein sources, breads and grains, and dairy products. My best advice is to make meals and snacks that sound appealing to your daily changing pallet and include healthy options from the listed food groups. I personally […]

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