Low Carb Ham and Egg Breakfast Quiches

Low Carb Healthy Recipe

Eating low carb is a great way to manage hunger, regulate blood sugar, and keep your calories low without having to track them. Remember that even as you’re watching carbs that you don’t consume too many calories either – if you find the scale isn’t moving, track your calories alongside […]

Low Carb Greek Style Tuna Salad

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This recipe adds in Greek flavors for a lighter take on tuna salad that’s pretty flavorful. If you like Greek salad, there’s a lot to love here. It also doesn’t require any reheating, so it keeps fairly well (it does require refrigeration though).  Because there’s no built-in serving size, this […]

Brown Rice Pilaf with Vegetables

We were a little skeptical at first. This is one of those weight loss recipes that, well, looks like a weight loss recipe. But after the first mouthful, you’ll be a believer. The key here is chickpeas, sometimes called garbanzo beans (two names for the name thing – kind of […]

Apricot Chicken with Sage & Wild Rice

This recipe clocks in at just under 500 calories, which puts it in the low calorie range but it’s not super low, so it’s may not be a good fit for anyone trying to keep a very low calorie (1000 calories or less) weight loss plan. Then again, this dish […]

Brussels Sprouts and Crunchy Chickpea Salad

We highly, highly recommend getting the brussels sprouts and kale pre-washed and pre-chopped if you can. It only costs a few cents more and the time you save slicing and chopping is well worth it. Sadly, we did have to journey a little far to find these wonderfully crunchy chickpea […]

Pumpkin Poblano Casserole

The holidays can be a tough time when you’re trying to lose weight. Many people decide to just go ahead and enjoy holiday food without guilt – and there’s nothing wrong with that approach. There’s something to be said for enjoying the holidays – as long as “enjoying the holidays” […]

Healthy Chicken Adobo

Adobo chicken is a dish made from pantry staples that you may already have on hand. In this version, we’re opting for low-sodium soy sauce, light coconut milk, and excluding the usual sugar to cut down on the calories. Many restaurant adobos will include sugar, which adds sweetness to cut […]

Shrimp Salad with Farro & Watercress

Shrimp Salad with Farro & Watercress

Houston is home to many different cultures which makes the variety of food here amazing. Of course, that also makes weight loss difficult sometimes! This recipe draws on a variety of cultures and ingredients that can be found fairly easily.  Farro is a delightfully chewy grain that is easy to […]

Lentil Salad with Beets and Spinach

You’ll need: some tin foil, a bowl for the salad, a small bowl for mixing dressing plus a fork or whisk, and a small baking tray. Ingredients Total time: 1 hourServings: 2 Directions 1. Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Wash beets well and wrap individually in aluminum foil […]

Roasted Cumin Shrimp and Apsparagus

Ingredients Directions 1. Place couscous in bowl. Top with juice of 1/2 orange and 1 cup hot tap water; cover and let sit 15 min.; fluff and season with salt and pepper. 2. Meanwhile, season shrimp with cumin, cayenne, and salt. 3. Broil shrimp, along with asparagus tossed with oil […]