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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
This dinner is a healthy staple that is also flavorful and tasty!
Zucchini pasta is one of my favorite diet tricks. You can make zucchini strips look and taste like pasta to fool anyone and enjoy delicious pasta dishes without the guilt of the carbs!
This wholesome meal is a great healthy soul food dinner! The entire meal is quick and easy to make, no one will believe it only takes less than 30 minutes!
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!
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!
This dinner is very filling and richly delicious, while still being healthy! The recipe also makes 2 servings, so be sure to invite a friend over to share or save half for leftovers!
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!
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!
This stir fry is a guiltless take on a yummy Asian flavored dinner! It’s also great to make in large quantities to keep in the refrigerator or take to go!
This creative spin on salmon is delicious and so satisfying! The mix of flavors is just too good to be this healthy! However, it does take some time to make, so if you're pressed for time, swap out this recipe for another equivalent!
This healthy dinner is a great take on the home cooking staple! Sweet potatoes are packed with incredibly healthy nutrients and vitamins, and are a great alternative to regular potatoes!
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