Chocolate Glazed Soft Pretzel Bites

devinalexanderDessert, Recipes

144 calories | Adding a sprinkle of sea salt to chocolate has emerged as a trend in recent years. And it doesn’t surprise me—it’s such a delicious way to satisfy sweet and salty cravings at once. Whole wheat pizza dough provides a great base for these everyone-friendly bites topped with a mouth­watering glaze…

Indian Chicken Salad Pockets

devinalexanderMains, Recipes

186 calories | I’m a big fan of mixing low-fat mayonnaise with stronger flavors to give it the richness of a full-fat mayonnaise. Here, I’ve coupled low-fat mayo with curry paste, which is found in the international foods aisle in most major grocery stores. Just be sure you don’t go crazy with these pastes…

Sweet Potato No-Skins

devinalexanderRecipes, Snacks

141 calories | These “No-Skins” incorporate a very strategic use of salt. You season the top of the potato rounds so that when they’re flipped, the seasoning will be on the bottom—ensuring that your tongue hits the salt on the potato first! That way, you need less salt overall, and your tastebuds will still…

Chicken Enchilasagna

devinalexanderMains, Recipes

401 calories | I’d gotten so many requests from fans to make over enchiladas that I started playing around with the ingredients to see what I could do. After perfecting them, I decided I needed to figure out a way to cut the prep time. And so, this recipe was born. This is as easy as making a throw-together lasagna…

Simple Grilled Chicken

devinalexanderMains, Recipes

127 calories | This chicken is perfect to keep on hand for munching or for using in other dishes like quesadillas, salads, sandwiches, and more. If you buy your chicken in bulk and cook extra, you’ll save time and money when hunger and the dinner hour strikes.

Grilled Chicken Smothered Nachos

devinalexanderMains, Recipes

321 calories | To save money and calories, skip buying the grilled chicken breast at the store and make Simple Grilled Chicken (click here for recipe) instead: Just follow the recipe exactly, swapping out the garlic and herb seasoning for a Mexican or Southwest seasoning (I use Mrs. Dash Southwest Chipotle)…

Good Enough For Thanksgiving Sausage-Cranberry stuffing

devinalexanderRecipes, Sides

205 calories | Around Thanksgiving time, I tend to get inundated with fan letters asking if I have a recipe for low-carb stuffing. My response is always the same: my idea of low-carb stuffing is eating plenty of turkey, plenty of salad, coleslaw, or other healthy, low-carb sides, then eating just a little bit of stuffing…

Sweet and Slim Italian Sausage

devinalexanderMains, Recipes

96 calories | Have you ever read the label on a package of sausage? What about turkey sausage? You may be shocked to read how much fat is contained in many sausages you find in grocery stores or have ordered from restaurant menus. And my problem is that I love it. This is one of those recipes that I developed for myself…

Main Event Marinara Sauce


63 calories | Canned tomatoes will always vary slightly in taste depending on where they were packed, what time of year they were harvested, etc. So sometimes the same recipe for sauce might require a touch of salt, while another may require a hint of sweetener. Here, we added very little of each and loved the results…