Making homemade dressings is really such a simple thing to do, but a lot of us (myself included) don’t bother to do it a lot of the time. Many store bought versions are packed with extra and unnecessary calories, preservatives and sugar. This Avocado Lime Dressing only takes a couple minutes to make and it tastes better than anything you will find in the grocery store. This dressing is packed with healthy ingredients. It is low calorie and low carb with only 1 net carb. It is creamy and delicious, and you can probably fool your kids into eating something healthy without them even knowing it! You can pour this all over your favorite salad, dip any meat in it, use it as a marinade, put it on your tacos and so much more!
Taco lovers – this one’s for you! These Cilantro Lime Shrimp Tacos are served in warm tortillas, filled with a crispy avocado lime slaw and fresh flavorful shrimp and topped with a creamy avocado lime dressing. These will take your Taco Tuesday to a whole other level. Warning: eating these tacos may make you feel like you are on a Mexican vacation. Time to whip up some margaritas!
Chicken is definitely the protein that we use most frequently for dinner. I am all about seafood, but my husband doesn’t love it, and we try to limit the amount of red meat that we eat (though we still love it!). I do try to incorporate meals centered around pork, and also vegetarian meals into our diet, but chicken is our go-to! To avoid falling into a rut of the same old boring chicken dishes, I try to create unique recipes that have lots of flavor and exciting twists to keep things anything but dull. This Chipotle Chicken Flatbread is a great way to change up dinnertime. It is loaded with lots of great veggies, just the right amount of spice and tons of flavor!
The sun is finally shining today! This past winter was so very cold and miserable, and so far this spring has been pretty gloomy and rainy. I am way past ready for summer to get here. Call me crazy, but I would rather have scorching hot summer days than any of the other crazy midwest weather we have been dealing with. It is sunny and warm outside today, so I am in the mood for some summertime food.
This Guacamole Stuffed Chicken is a simple and easy chicken recipe that is healthy, low calorie, low carb and FULL of flavor! I find that a lot of recipes involving chicken breasts can turn out dry, but not this one. The fresh guacamole that is stuffed inside the chicken breast keeps it from drying out and also helps to infuse it with flavor. This recipe comes in at just under 300 calories and only 5 net carbs per serving. This would be great for just about any diet!