Turkey Taco Pasta - Everyday Wellness

This is one of those meals that I’ve been making for so long that I just assumed it was on my blog. And then one day I actually searched for it and was amazed that I didn’t find it. So basically, this is long overdue and I apologize. This turkey taco pasta recipe is so quick to whip together, so flavorful, and extremely filling while still being under 500 calories per serving. I don’t think it gets much better than that! Start out by cooking your pasta according to package directions. I personally love using chickpea pasta to make it even healthier, however regular pastaRead More →

I have to admit, when I first got my Instant Pot, I was a little intimidated by it. I’m so used to just being able to throw ingredients together in a pan and hope it turns out okay. But with an instant pot, there is almost a science to it. My very first time cooking with it I had the “burn” message pot up on the screen, and it’s safe to say that freaked me out. However after more practice I can finally say that I really love my instant pot! It can help you make some really delicious meals in no time! For exampleRead More →

I realize that trying to eat enough protein is hard enough, let alone it being so darn expensive. I always keep my eye out for sales on chicken, turkey, and beef. But sometimes it’s nice to make a meatless meal that’s still high in protein. This recipe is also perfect for any vegetarians out there who struggle to eat enough protein. My secret ingredient is chickpea pasta! It’s only ingredient is chickpeas, but it surprisingly tastes just like regular pasta! Even the pickiest of eaters will agree. You could probably even get away with not telling your kids (or husband) and they won’t even knowRead More →

Chicken Enchiladas

For some reason enchiladas is a recipe that I avoided making because in my mind they seemed really complicated. I know that sounds stupid, but I have honestly never made them before until this recipe. I was looking for an inexpensive way to meal prep. I knew that I would already be making shredded chicken for dinner on Monday, so I figured I could easily make extra chicken for my meal prep. Then after some thought, I decided to give enchiladas a try! So here is my easy meal prep chicken enchiladas recipe! This is a wonderful budget friendly meal that is easy to makeRead More →

lower carb chicken burrito bowls

This recipe might take the prize as the easiest recipe on my blog! It takes less than 10 minutes to prep and then you just let the Crockpot work it’s magic while you get on with your day. I love chicken burrito bowls but I find that most of them at restaurants are extremely high in carbs. They’re loaded with rice and beans which make the carb count skyrocket. So I decided to create a lower carb version by eliminating the rice. These Lower Carb Chicken Burrito Bowls are so delicious that you won’t even miss the rice! Start out by trimming your chicken breastsRead More →

We’re right in the middle of football season, so I thought I’d do a recipe round-up of some healthier football party and tailgating foods! And don’t worry, even the pickiest of eaters (aka…men) will love these recipes! They won’t even know they’re healthy! Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip Sweet Potato Skins BBQ Baked Chicken Wings Air Fryer Chicken Wings Mini Pepper Nachos Crockpot Sweet Potato Turkey Chili Buffalo Chicken Nuggets Black Bean Dip  Read More →

Now that Thanksgiving is officially over, it’s time to start thinking about the holidays! And with the holiday season comes a ton of holiday parties and get-togethers! If you only have one party on your calendar, then its only to indulge a bit. But if you have multiple parties each weekend, then it might be smart to make some healthier choices. Just because it’s the holiday season doesn’t mean you need to gain a bunch of weight! Here is a list of 10 healthy holiday party food ideas that are both delicious and won’t ruin all of your progress! Dark Chocolate Clusters Baked Salmon CakesRead More →

healthy peanut butter buckeyes

Now that Thanksgiving is less than 2 weeks away, the holidays are going to be here before you know it! So what better way to prepare than with this delicious healthy peanut butter buckeye recipe?! Like the majority of my recipes, these buckeyes are super simple to throw together, but are really quick to devour. And if you’re a chocolate and peanut butter fan, then you might struggle holding yourself back from eating the entire batch. Yes, they are that good!! Now let’s move on to the recipe… In a bowl mix together the regular peanut butter, powdered peanut butter, honey, and vanilla extract. Then separate andRead More →

pesto chicken, green bean, and zucchini skillet

Easy, skillet meals are becoming sort of a staple in my meal prep routine. Not only are they super easy to whip together, but the clean up is even easier! This Pesto Chicken, Zucchini, and Green Bean Skillet can be on the table in under 30 minutes and is something the entire family will love! It’s high in protein, low in carbs, and full of delicious pesto flavor. So let’s get to the recipe! Start out by washing and cutting your zucchini into bite-sized pieces. Then wash and trim the ends off of the green beans. Set both aside. Take out a large skillet panRead More →

turkey taco skillet one pan meal

This is the perfect busy weeknight meal. It’s takes one of people’s favorite foods…tacos…and turns it into an easy one pan meal! This Turkey Taco Skillet is naturally low in carbs, packed with protein, and full of flavor! Get ready for your family’s new favorite meal! Start out by spraying a large pan with non-stick cooking spray, and adding in the ground turkey. Cook the turkey over medium heat, breaking again any big chunks that form. Once the turkey is fully cooked and no longer pink, add in the packet of taco seasoning and mix thoroughly. This next part’s my favorite…just dump in the garlic,Read More →