Dinners

How To Make A Healthy Filling Salad

How To Make A Healthy Filling Salad

By Fitnet Blog Partner, Emily Salads are the quintessential “healthy meal,” and for good reason: they’re full of greens and vegetables! But salads also have a dark side. If you order them out at a restaurant, they run the risk of having as many calories as a burger, and if you make them at home, far too often, they don’t have enough calories to keep you satisfied (which is why you’ll start searchi ...[Read More]

5 Food & Drink Swaps For A Fitter, Sexier 4th of July Party!

5 Food & Drink Swaps For A Fitter, Sexier 4th of July Party!

Independence day is right around the corner and I bet you’ve already been invited to a few parties and cookouts (or maybe you’re hosting your own!).  In either case, much of traditional July 4th fare isn’t exactly waistline-friendly–but that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge.  Try these 5 food and drink swaps for a happy and healthy Fourth of July celebration. Hot ...[Read More]

Healthified Chocolate Cake

Healthified Chocolate Cake

Who doesn’t love a big piece of chocolate cake every once and a while? With this recipe, you can have your cake and eat it too! It is a gluten-free, low carb cake with a secret ingredient…   That’s right…black beans! This tiny superfood makes the cake super moist, not to mention nutrient-dense, too! And trust me, you would never know there are beans in it! Ingredients ...[Read More]

Healthy Pizza Recipe | Pita Pocket Pizza

Healthy Pizza Recipe | Pita Pocket Pizza

We all love steaming hot, melt in your mouth, cheesy pizza, don’t we? While it’s definitely okay to indulge in the real deal every once in a while, all that dough and cheese (never mind the toppings) may not be the best idea for a daily meal. But no one said we have to give up that delicious taste we love. Here is my favorite healthy pizza recipe so I can eat pizza any day I want! This ...[Read More]

Red Velvet “Soup”

Red Velvet “Soup”

It’s finally February, which means the build up to Valentine’s Day has begun! For some of you, this may make you role your eyes, while others may get super excited thinking about spending some quality time with a significant other. Regardless of your plans for the 14th, this richly colored, cold “soup” is the perfect dish to make anytime of year, but it’s especially f ...[Read More]

Do YOU want to cook with ME?

Do YOU want to cook with ME?

Last night I did something I never do – I went to a cooking class! Yes, that’s right, me, someone who hates following other people’s recipes preferring to create all my own versions of dishes. But, I’ve always had this romantic notion of going to ‘cooking school’ and decided it would be nice to learn from a true culinary chef and be the student. And to further this, it was not a healthy cooking cl ...[Read More]

Too Good To Be True Guilt-Free Pizza

Too Good To Be True Guilt-Free Pizza

Oh dear pizza, how often you are misjudged – and for good reason! Greasy, cheesy, gluten-heavy pizza can leave us feeling gross, sluggish and bloated. I must thank the heavens for whoever invented ‘cauliflower crust’ pizza… Now you can have your crust and your waistline too! What You’ll Need (Serves 2) For the crust: 2 cups grated cauliflower (about 1/2 a head) 1/2 cup yogu ...[Read More]

Sesame Seed Seared Ahi over Seaweed and Edamame Salad

Sesame Seed Seared Ahi over Seaweed and Edamame Salad

This dinner is an amazing Asian dish! The ahi is so quick and easy to make, but tastes like its from a 5 star restaurant! The seaweed salad does require quite a few ingredients, so if you're pressed for time to search for them in the market, you can replace the seaweed salad with a regular AR Clean Meal Salad with edamame as the protein!

Sweet Potato “Chips” over Arugula

Sweet Potato “Chips” over Arugula

This is a healthy take on what used to be one of my favorite snacks as a kid, homemade potato "chips" that my mom used to make me. Not only would kids love this recipe, but it makes the perfect dinner for adults too!

Balsamic Chicken and Roasted Veggies

Balsamic Chicken and Roasted Veggies

This dinner is super easy to make and clean up, so it’s great for a quick and super delicious healthy meal! Since this recipe makes 4 servings, I recommend making it for company or using the extra servings for leftover meals!

Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

Yes, you can still enjoy all the flavor of fajitas, just with a LOT healthier! The classic fajita calls for skirt steak and is served with a choice of toppings over corn or flower tortilla, but the AA diet takes a twist on the classic fajita meal by making a few minor swaps without compromising on taste!