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Healthy Desserts

Low Carb Lemon Bars

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I love desserts. I’m usually more of a chocolate person, but sometimes I crave the refreshing sweetness of my grandma’s famous lemon bars!  Traditional lemon bars are refreshingly tangy, but don’t let the citrus fool you into thinking lemon bars are healthier than they really are. Most traditional lemon bar recipes call for a full cup of butter and 1½ pounds of sugar…which packs&nbs ...[Read More]

Healthy Ice Cream (that’s still delicious!)

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I love ice cream. Ya’ll know I have a major sweet tooth, so in the summer months when it’s hot, ice cream is the perfect cool and sweet treat! Unfortunately, most of what you’ll find when you go down the ice cream aisle is very high in sugar and fat and is a disaster for your health, fitness and fat loss goals. I see nothing wrong with an occasional treat from time to time, so yes, you can certain ...[Read More]

Why The Type of Fiber In Your Protein Bar Matters + 3 Recipes

Why The Type of Fiber In Your Protein Bar Matters + 3 Recipes

By Kate Horney   On days that I’m running errands, in a rush, or just need a quick grab & go meal or snack option, my “emergency” stock of protein bars (in my pantry, purse, and yes, even my car!) are life savers. Not all protein bars are created equally, though. In fact, some bars have just as much sugar (or even more!) than a candy bar. That’s why I was SO EXCITED to find out ...[Read More]

Single Serving Healthy Apple Cobbler

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By Kate Horney If you’re like me and love a warm, gooey apple cobbler, you’re going to LOVE this healthy version!  We lowered the carbs and added some protein so this single serving healthy apple cobbler will satisfy your sweet tooth without wrecking your fitness goals. Bonus: it can be made in less than 5 minutes, with only ONE dish to wash!   Another quick and easy single serving recip ...[Read More]

Holiday Protein Powder + Recipes!

Get in the holiday spirit with this LIMITED EDITION White Chocolate Mint Select Protein Powder, and AVOID those extra 10 holiday pounds on your hips, thighs and rear this year…. These HEALTHY, protein-packed recipes will satisfy your sweet tooth without wrecking your fat loss goals this holiday season. Instead of asking you to give up milk & cookies completely, let’s make a couple of ...[Read More]

Food Cravings: Edible Cookie Dough

Food Cravings:  Edible Cookie Dough

Confession: I work hard to balance leptin and take advantage of refeed days and carb cycling, but even so… I’m not immune to food cravings.   Yep, that’s right: I’m just like you.  I have food cravings for sweets and carbs too. (Raise your hand if you can relate!)    I told you previously that I’m always looking for creative way ...[Read More]

Protein Coffee

Protein Coffee

By Kate Horney At last, two of my favorite things (PROTEIN +  COFFEE) have come together in one delicious drink.  By now you know the benefits of protein for women.  You also know why I switched protein powders (click here for more on that + the newest supplement research).  So when I saw that PEScience recently announced that they’d be releasing the Select Protein Cafe S ...[Read More]

Best Vegan Protein Powder

Best Vegan Protein Powder

If you are trying to incorporate more variety into your diet or trying to eat a more plant-based diet, you can find the transition from animal-based foods to a plant based diet very challenging… Especially when it comes to finding a dairy free, plant based protein that doesn’t taste like dirt.  (No offense).   But today, I’ve got some great news for all the vegetarian & ...[Read More]

Low Carb Smoothies & Post Workout Shakes

Low Carb Smoothies & Post Workout Shakes

By Kate Horney   Now that warm weather has come our way, I’ve been adding lots of cool and refreshing low carb smoothies into my daily nutrition routine. These low carb smoothies are also low-calorie and are great as a post-workout or mid-day snack. Full of fresh fruit and plenty of protein – you could even try one for breakfast!     The protein + fiber in these low carb ...[Read More]

Low Carb Foods: Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love to create yummy low carb recipes from scratch. You can check out a TON of my healthy dessert recipes here. But sometimes I just need something FAST.  Recently, I tried a couple of low carb baking mixes and I fell in love.  I’ll be honest when I tell you that most low carb “healthy” baking mixes that I’ve tried have been pretty gross. They generally taste like ...[Read More]