Healthy & Easy
These are some of my favorite recipes. Typically, I keep our meals keto-friendly or low carb. Little Miss Bayou is on a gluten-free diet, so most of these work for her too.
When you want a salad that’s full of flavor, try this recipe. Simple enough for a weeknight meal but also perfect for entertaining, this easy Greek Chicken Salad recipe is sure to become a favorite. You can also use the ingredients in a pita or wrap, or serve over quinoa. There are so many options!
Cinco de Mayo is a great reason to whip up a festive meal, but it doesn’t have to get you off track with your health goals (even with margaritas). Here are 5 easy, healthy recipes for your next Mexican feast.
Now everyone can have this family favorite. Gluten-free Candied Yams (aka. Sweet Potato Casserole) is a crowd-pleaser with its crunchy, caramelized topping and creamy mashed sweet potatoes. It tastes more like a dessert than a side dish!
Easy, cheesy, delicious AND full of veggies? What’s not to love about this crowd-pleasing dinner. It’s everything you love about lasagna, but healthier and quick.
Gluten Free and Whole Grain, this Pumpkin Bread (or muffins) have health benefits covered. Don’t worry, though, they make up for it with the subtle sweetness and dark chocolate chips. They’re perfect for holiday breakfasts or snacks.
Healthy-ish snacks are one of my secret weapons to consistency. If you love chocolate-covered cherries, you’ve got to try these!
Who needs a weeknight meal? This salad is perfect with wings or pork tenderloin, or use it as a prep-ahead lunch. The edamame and peanuts add protein, so it’s an easy, vegan option. It’s also Whole 30, Gluten Free and Keto friendly, which means it’s healthy and full of good-for-you ingredients!
Need a healthy side dish for burgers? Try baked parsnip fries. They’re easy, simple, and so much better than regular fries.
Looking for healthy fall breakfast or snack? Try this simple, gluten-free cookie recipe that everyone will love.
Cook Gumbo like a Louisiana native. This delicious recipe is perfect for fall weather and is always a winner.
I love a good restaurant salad, but for some reason, itâ€™s never the same at home. With the gorgeous colors and interesting fall flavors, this salad is good enough for guests!
Enjoy my favorite afternoon coffee beverage while giving skin, hair, and joints a boost. It’s delicious without a ton of sugar.
Spice it up this Taco Tuesday with a new spin on the usual Mexican fare. Tinga Chicken Tacos are seasoned with chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, this delicious meal brings a ton of flavor without the carbs.
This Chickpea Summer Salad is just right when you’re craving a light side dish or meal. I served it with grilled chicken to add some extra protein. With tons of veggies and just a few carbs, this is a great option for a keto diet or anyone watching their carbs. If you’re doing the Whole 30 diet or limiting dairy, omit the feta cheese.
This healthy lunch or side salad is packed with superfood ingredients that fight cancer and heart disease. Add an egg or chicken breast to boost the protein, or enjoy it without.
Shrimp Stuffed Peppers with Bacon are perfect if you’re having people over for dinner. This keto-friendly, gluten-free appetizer is sure to impress.
Need a simple, healthy dinner? I’ve got you covered. This little recipe, or some variation of it, is on repeat at my house. It’s a great way to use up leftover veggies, it’s inexpensive, and it’s full of protein!
This recipe has been a family favorite for years, ever since Little Miss started a gluten-free diet. This recipe is the simplest and most flavorful, combining my favorite things from several recipes, as well as a few tricks of my own. This recipe is gluten-free, keto, and easily adapts to Whole 30, if you choose the right sauce.
These little oatmeal almond protein bites are great to have on hand for an easy breakfast or high energy snack. There are tons of variations on this recipe out there, but this is my favorite, and the bayou bunch loves it too.
This little lunch recipe for kids is simple but delicious, and it’s great to sneak some veggies into kids’ diets. These “sushi” wraps are a perfect lunch for kids. Switch out the cream cheese to cut out the spice. Use gluten-free tortillas if needed.
This easy little breakfast cookie recipe makes everyone happy. It’s full of healthy whole grains, provides long-lasting energy, keeps kids satiated for several hours, and it has chocolate! These are also gluten-free.
Brussels Sprouts are a great side dish for chicken or beef, but they can be bitter or mushy if not cooked correctly. Here’s a simple recipe for great results every time.
Try this simple, healthy taco recipe with an interesting alternative to ground beef. New to bison? No worries… it works with beef too.
Charcuterie boards don’t need to be intimidating! Enjoy combining flavors and textures for a gorgeous display with these simple tips. Perfect for entertaining!
Hot and Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Dip is one of my favorite things to make when we are entertaining. I love to serve it with bell peppers for a healthy dipping option, but it’s also delicious with tortilla chips. Try it next time you’re feeding a crowd.
Plan an easy Cinco de Mayo meal that fits into your healthy diet. Full of fresh flavors and clean ingredients, these recipes will not disappoint. Each of these is easy to adapt to Whole 30, keto, or low-carb lifestyles: Guacamole, Shrimp Fajitas, and Simple Margaritas.
These Healthy, Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins are so easy to make. It mixes in one bowl with minimal dishes.
Warm, healthy, full of vegetables, and delicious. If you like Mexican food, you’ll love this Chicken Fajita Soup recipe with Quinoa. It’s gluten free and low carb, too.
Want an Asian-inspired, keto-friendly dinner? You have to try this quick, easy recipe that also happens to be delicious. The leftovers are just as good, too!
Keto Zucchini Pizza Boats are ane easy, healthier alternative to regular pizza night.