ALEX PUCCIO and Dark Horse comp!

I had an amazing time at the final round of the Dark Horse competition last night! It was my most successful comp to date.  And by successful, I mean it was a personal victory.   In all the comps I’ve done, I’m generally in top 3 of intermediate (except one time I totally bombed and…

Flourless Dairy Free Banana Protein Muffins

These were a large batch of 19 muffins! Ingredients: 4 large bananas 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup sweetener of your choice or skip if you use the mini chocolate chips below  8 tablespoons protein powder 2 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt Peanut butter mini chocolate chips  Directions: Preheat oven…

Happy Helen’s Hazelnut Protein Balls

I just made this up and it’s delicious! Ingredients: 1 cup food-processed Hazelnuts 2/3 cup peanut butter or almond butter 3/4 cup Sweetener of your choice (I used xylitol) 1 scoop of whey Protein Powder A tiny bit Almond Milk (just enough to make it doughy) 100% dark chocolate Please note that whatever ratio you…

Hard move V8

I have so enjoyed projecting this v8- not because I think I can do the problem but because I so love working on some of these really cool crux moves.  This one move below took me HOURS to get- to match on this side pull is insanely difficult!!! Then getting your leg into the knee…

Low carb chicken and tofu pad thai

I really miss pad thai, so this was an awesome dish! It was SO GOOD! Ingredients: Packet of 14 oz of extra firm tofu 4 ounces of chicken breast 1/2 cup to 1 cup shredded carrots (personal preference) 1/4 cup diced green onions 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon ginger 1 tablespoon Coconut oil 1…

Low carb chocolate chip cookies

SO YUMMY!!! Can’t even tell it’s low carb in my opinion. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup almond flour 3 tablespoon coconut flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup sweetener (I use xylitol) Dark chocolate chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350 F. In a bowl,…

Chicken Wrapped Mozzarella & Sundried Tomatoes

This was a super easy recipe but looks gourmet and fancy – so use it to impress your guest! Ingredients: Chicken tenders Mozzarella cheese Jar of sun-dried tomatoes String Garlic salt Pepper Salt Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 F. Take each chicken tender and pound it flat with a hammer. I bought a ball of mozzarella…

Shrimp Tacos with Avocados

Low carb, tasty and easy!!! Ingredients: 2 small jalapeno peppers, diced 2 cloves of garlic, minced Cilantro Olive oil Salt Pepper Lime juice Chili pepper Bag of frozen shrimp (cooked or uncooked is fine) Ripe Avocados, cut up Directions: I eyeball the amount of ingredients depending on how much shrimp I wanted to make. Mix all…