Low Carb Cream Cheese Pancakes (Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free)

This recipe for Low Carb Cream Cheese Pancakes will rock your socks off. Not only is it gluten-free, it is also sugar-free and totally delicious. You won’t even know it’s healthy!

Low Carb Cream Cheese Pancakes (sugar-free and gluten-free) #TimetoBelieve #CleverGirls #ad

Gotta love breakfast :)

But first, I also love great products. I recently got this fabulous package in the mail from I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and I was thrilled.

Photography by Kamila Gornia Photography by Kamila Gornia

Last time I made something with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, it was a hit – but because it had all the deliciousness inside of it, melty cheese, eggs, and the spread that made it all come together beautifully. Go check out the recipe for the Grilled Cheese Recipe with Battered Egg Whites. Totally worth it.

So I am totally obsessed with these pancakes.

They are totally sugar-free and gluten-free AND they are low carb, at least enough for me. I don’t care so much about whether something is low carb or not but this is pretty low carb for me… I added some delicious berries to top it off too and make it a true delight. Yum.

Low Carb Cream Cheese Pancakes (sugar-free and gluten-free) #TimetoBelieve #CleverGirls #ad

But let’s get down to it.. you can actually make these into crepes if you wanted. You’ve just gotta add a little bit less cream cheese and add more egg whites (I tried it that way too) and there ya go. So this recipe is pretty adaptable and versatile. I dig that.

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Paleo Shredded Salsa Chicken Boats with Caramelized Onions

Paleo Shredded Salsa Chicken Boats with Caramelized Onions #joydelivered

This is a sponsored post with Door To Door Organics. All opinions are my own.

I love that I’ve been eating more and more real whole foods and fresh veggies. I’ve been making actual dinner and lunch almost every day and it’s been great. I feel wonderful. My sugar intake is way lower than it’s ever been and I’m super happy for this :) Yay.

So I’ve been getting a bit creative in the kitchen. The cool thing is that I just kind of come up with stuff randomly – I don’t really browse the internet for recipes for dinner, not usually anyway. I just throw stuff together that I think would taste good and I hope for the best.

I’ve been eating a lot of chicken for the lean protein and when it’s frozen, I only know how to use the Slow Cooker to make it faster. I don’t wanna deal with defrosting it and then cooking it… takes so much time. So I just use frozen chicken breasts and put them in the Crock Pot right away and it’s done in 10 hours. Simple. So that’s why I’ve been doing plenty of Shredded Chicken lately, since you obviously can’t cut up frozen chicken. I should probably do that ahead of time next time. Good thought.

Paleo Shredded Salsa Chicken Boats with Caramelized Onions (Door to Door Organics)

Anyway, this dinner and/or lunch recipe rocks. It’s Paleo, gluten free (obviously), dairy free, and low carb! So yay! I basically wanted to combine the two recipes I’ve made in the past – Caramelized Onions in the Slow Cooker but also Shredded Salsa Chicken in the Slow Cooker… so I just put the two together and hoped for the best. It worked out.

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Spicy & Smoky Mushroom Chicken Dinner (with Chipotle Sauce)

Mushroom Chicken

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It’s week 2 of meal prepping and I’m doing awesome – I love that I’m saving money and eating even better than before. Having a plan for what I’m gonna be eating at least 2-3 days in advance is really proving to be super helpful. It’s my way of not resorting to eating so many sweeter foods and opting for more REAL meals. So far the mission has been successful. Yay. 

I’ve been loving making different dishes with organic free-range chicken. I made this exact dish for dinner last week and I fell in love and so I wanted to make sure I recreate it for you guys too. This time, however, I wanted to kick it up a notch.

Photography by Kamila Gornia

Originally I wanted to make it more of Latin food. You could add some black beans to this to make it more Mexican and it would be so delicious, perhaps even topped with some shredded cheese… could be a great Mexican-inspired dinner.

However, I am currently not eating beans and I don’t care for cheese so much so I didn’t include these ingredients in this dish. As a result, we have this pretty low carb dinner that is smoky and quite spicy.

Photography by Kamila Gornia

It’s interesting, I’ve never actually made anything with jalapeno peppers or chipotle peppers before and I had no idea what adobo sauce even is. I got the two cans from La Morena because when I do use something in my cooking, you better believe I’m going to opt for the MOST authentic brand – the flavor has to be true to the roots and has to have a great reputation for being so. So that’ what I did. La Morena it is.

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Tart Cherry Chocolate-Banana Protein Shake

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of the Cherry Marketing Institute.  #RecoverwithRed

Tart Cherry Chocolate-Banana Protein Shake #RecoverWithRed

I recently talked about why tart cherries are so freaking awesome (plus a yummy recipe using both tart cherry concentrate AND dried tart cherries – so darn good)

I talked about the 7-Day Tart Cherry Juice Challenge and the research around it:

  • Tart cherry juice  not only helps with your post-workout recovery; it’s also a fantastic pre-workout drink and has been used by many athletes as part of their routine. (source)
  • It decreases soreness because the tart Montmorency cherries help with inflammation, muscle damage, and oxidative stress.
  • It’s easy to add to your routine- all you need is two 8-oz servings of tart cherry juice per day, which is equivalent to 100 Montmorency cherries! (source)

The Challenge came at a perfect time because I hadn’t worked out in a while before then and it was time to get back on the grind!

I went to a bootcamp class on Wednesday morning and… oh man. I was sore within an hour! It was intense. But it hurt so good….

Needless to say I was sore for like 4 days after that, following another extra bootcamp class that Friday morning and some yoga and jogs in between.

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