Whipped Banana Cream Cheesecake Shake

This Whipped Banana Cream Cheesecake Shake is 100% indulgent without all the guilt. It’s high protein made with bananas and cottage cheese and no added sugar! Love this is the healthy way to eat Banana Cream Cheesecake.

This Whipped Banana Cream Cheesecake Shake is 100% indulgent without all the guilt. It's high protein made with bananas and cottage cheese and no added sugar! Love this is the healthy way to eat Banana Cream Cheesecake. | @KristinaLaRueRD | loveandzest.com

Baby must really like cottage cheese because I’ve been eating cottage cheese any way I can get it– muffins first and now smoothies! Or maybe he just likes cheesecake? You know, that’s probably it because his dad definitely has a sweet tooth. I keep dreaming of cheesecake flavored things lately.

This Whipped Banana Cream Cheesecake Shake is 100% indulgent without all the guilt. It's high protein made with bananas and cottage cheese and no added sugar! Love this is the healthy way to eat Banana Cream Cheesecake. | @KristinaLaRueRD | loveandzest.com

My ultimate cheesecake is the Banana Cream Cheesecake from the Cheesecake Factory. OMG. I love all the whipped topping and the bananas they add to the side. It at least makes me feel a little healthy ;)

This Whipped Banana Cream Cheesecake Shake is 100% indulgent without all the guilt. It's high protein made with bananas and cottage cheese and no added sugar! Love this is the healthy way to eat Banana Cream Cheesecake. | @KristinaLaRueRD | loveandzest.com

Here lately I’ve been adding cottage cheese to my smoothies. It’s so good and high protein without protein powder!! Yippee! I’ve tested strawberry, chocolate and now this Whipped Banana Cream Cheesecake Smoothie and they have all been ahhhhmazing!!… 

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Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Tostadas-- pulled chicken breast cooked with Trader Joe's famous Carolina Gold BBQ Sauce topped on crispy baked tostadas and veggies. This weeknight dinner will quickly become a family favorite. High protein and gluten-free.| @KristinaLaRueRD | loveandzest.com

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Tostadas

Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Tostadas– pulled chicken breast cooked with Trader Joe’s famous Carolina Gold BBQ Sauce topped on crispy baked tostadas and veggies. This weeknight dinner will quickly become a family favorite. High protein and gluten-free. I don’t go to Trader Joe’s too often, even though it’s right down the road from us. It’s usually super crowded and the parking… 

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Start your day off with a hearty breakfast and enjoy this Chicken & Veggie Breakfast Skillet made with mushrooms, onions, broccoli, potatoes, and chicken sausage. Veggie packed and husband approved.

Chicken & Veggie Breakfast Skillet

Start your day off with a hearty breakfast and enjoy this Chicken & Veggie Breakfast Skillet made with mushrooms, onions, broccoli, potatoes, and chicken sausage. Veggie packed and husband approved.  Happy {almost} Friday! Today I woke up 6 months pregnant! I know, crazy right?! On Sunday we celebrated Eric’s first Father’s Day and I got up before him and… 

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This "No Bake" Skillet Apple Crisp is made with whole ingredients like apples, walnuts, coconut, and oats.... right on your stovetop, no baking required. The best part, this dessert is healthy enough to eat for breakfast... well we did anyway! Vegan, Dairy Free. Gluten Free.

Vegan No Bake Skillet Apple Crisp

This “No Bake” Skillet Apple Crisp is made with whole ingredients like apples, walnuts, coconut, and oats…. right on your stovetop, no baking required. The best part, this dessert is healthy enough to eat for breakfast… well we did anyway! Vegan. Dairy Free. Gluten Free.  Are you guys on dessert overload? S’mores ice cream, cheesecake muffins,… 

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These Blueberry Cheesecake Muffins with Streusel Topping are so moist. Made with protein-packed cottage cheese and fresh blueberries making them a better-for-you breakfast muffin.

Blueberry Cheesecake Muffins with Oatmeal Streusel

These Blueberry Cheesecake Muffins with Oatmeal Streusel Topping are so moist. Made with protein-packed cottage cheese and fresh blueberries making them a better-for-you breakfast muffin. Happy Friday everyone! I had planned on sharing this recipe with you earlier in the week, but the week honestly got a way from me. I’ve felt a little run… 

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This Greek 7 Layer Dip is loaded with only the good stuff-- roasted red pepper hummus and loads of veggies. Perfect appetizer to serve at any party.

Greek 7 Layer Dip

This Greek 7 Layer Dip is loaded with only the good stuff– roasted red pepper hummus and loads of veggies. Perfect appetizer to serve at any party. No baking required! We are in a judgement free zone right? Welp, this might have been my lunch. I mean it counts as a healthy balanced lunch– healthy fats, lots of veggies, and… 

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These Toasted Marshmallow Smores Ice Cream Bars have all that campfire flavor and perfect for a hot summer night. Vegan and dairy free.

Toasted Marshmallow S’mores Ice Cream Bars

These Toasted Marshmallow S’mores Ice Cream Bars have all that campfire flavor and perfect for a hot summer night. Vegan and dairy free. Happy Friday!! Any fun plans for the weekend? I’ll be headed to my 10 year high school reunion on Saturday. That feels so crazy to say. It’s been 10 years since graduating high school,… 

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Banana Parfait

{Wellness Wednesday} Nutrient Spotlight: Magnesium

Hey friends, well it’s been a little while since I’ve had it together enough to publish a  nutrition article on the blog but hopefully that will change, at least I anticipate that you will be receiving your regularly scheduled Wellness Wednesday posts moving forward. Today it’s all about Magnesium. Tart Cherry, Dark Chocolate, Cashew Granola… 

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