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About Rachel Burke

Author of the Skinny Chick's Cookbook

Burrito Bowl

This burrito bowl is one of my favorite lunch dishes, and it's so simple to throw together. You're welcome to use any kind of cheese for the topping. My personal favorite topping is crumbled goat cheese, but shredded light cheddar or part-skim mozzarella are both great choices, and those on a vegan diet can use [...]

By | September 10th, 2018|Featured Lunch, Recipes|0 Comments

No-Bake Protein Bites

These little bite-sized protein balls are not only raw and vegan, but they only take 10 minutes to make (no baking required!) and they're so tasty! I just made them for the first time a few weeks ago and I've been hooked ever since. They're a great pre-workout boost since they're loaded with protein from oats, [...]

By | August 31st, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Egg Frittata Muffins

One of the reasons many of us struggle with maintaining a clean diet is lack of time. Daily meal preparation can be extremely time consuming, which I think is why a lot of us end up purchasing store-bought food – because it’s faster and easier than slaving in the kitchen after a long day of [...]

By | August 15th, 2018|Featured Breakfast, Recipes|0 Comments

Watermelon Vodka Slush

This watermelon vodka slush is the best summer cocktail ever! You only need 3 ingredients - watermelon, ice and watermelon flavored vodka. Not only is it super easy, but considering it's primarily made with fresh fruit, it's pretty healthy compared to other cocktails. This is my go-to drink when I'm looking for something fun to [...]

By | August 1st, 2018|cocktails, Recipes|8 Comments

Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Protein Bars

Have you ever had chocolate peanut butter Luna bars? Well now you can make your own rice crispy protein bars at home, with only 5 ingredients! I recommend using brown rice crispies for a healthier version, but if that isn't available to you, regular rice crispy cereal works just fine. Barbara's and Nature's Path make a [...]

By | July 15th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Flat Belly Detox Water

If you’re anything like me, then you’ve had those nights when you’ve snacked a little too much in front of the TV... and those mornings when you wake up to find a little pouch has replaced your formerly flat stomach. (Confession: I love to snack at night. Which -I know- is the worst time to [...]

By | July 1st, 2018|Featured Drinks, Recipes|1 Comment

Raspberry Lime Rickey Cocktail

This Raspberry Lime Rickey cocktail recipe got a photo makeover this weekend! I made a batch of these for a friend's bachelorette party on Saturday and they were the perfect poolside drink. :) Raspberry Lime Rickeys are one of my favorite cocktails because they're only about 120 calories and 6g of sugar per drink. Soda water is [...]

By | June 15th, 2018|cocktails, Featured Cocktail, Recipes|0 Comments

Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups

I'm always on the hunt for new healthy snack ideas, especially ones that contain minimal ingredients and no added sugar. Behold: homemade fruit roll-ups! With only 1 ingredient required: fruit! Which means these are not only super easy to make, but they have no added sugar, and are 100% all-natural! Now if you'd like to [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Chickpea Curry with Rice

For months, I've been trying to perfect a coconut curry recipe, but I always felt like something was missing. Tofu is a great meat substitute, but for this recipe, I was looking for something else. Then one night, it hit me. Chickpeas! Chickpea curry! That's what I was looking for! For this chickpea curry, I added [...]

By | May 15th, 2018|Featured Dinner, Recipes|0 Comments

Baked Cauliflower Tacos

This was not only the first time I've ever tasted baked cauliflower tacos, but also the first time I made my own tartar sauce. The tartar sauce is made with Greek yogurt, diced dill pickle, and a dash of sea salt, but you can also substitute the Greek yogurt for Vegenaise (dairy-free mayo) if you prefer. [...]

By | May 1st, 2018|Featured Dinner, Recipes|0 Comments

Baked Sweet Potato Tots with Honey Mustard Dip

There's a German restaurant up the street from my house that has the best sweet potato tots. I go there all the time just to order the tots, but for some reason it never occurred to me before to learn how to make my own. I thought it was going to be difficult, but I just [...]

By | April 15th, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad

This quinoa tabbouleh salad is a little different from your average tabbouleh because: A) I use quinoa instead of bulgur for it's nutritional values. (Low glycemic, gluten-free packed with fiber!) B) I use chopped spinach instead of parsley, and add diced cucumbers and crumbled goat cheese for additional flavor. C) I like to serve it [...]

By | April 1st, 2018|Featured Lunch, Recipes|1 Comment

Zucchini Pizza Boats

These zucchini pizza boats are the perfect light, healthy meal, and they only require 6 ingredients to make! It's hard sometimes to come up with recipes that don't include heavy grains, so I love recipes like this where you can substitute a vegetable for bread or pasta.  (I also love making recipes with heirloom tomatoes this [...]

By | March 15th, 2018|Featured Lunch, Recipes|0 Comments

Veggie Flatbread Pizza

There are two foods I love more than anything in the world: ice cream and pizza. This healthy veggie flatbread pizza is one of my favorite recipes of all time because it still gives you the delicious taste and texture of pizza, but without all the carbs and calories! You can use any type of [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|Recipes|1 Comment

Very Berry Oatmeal Cups

This is one of those recipes that took me forever to get right. You'd think muffins would be easy to whip up. But I wanted to make these muffins packed with protein, so I had to make a few adjustments. The biggest adjustment was replacing flour with rolled oats, because oats are richer in protein than wheat flour. [...]

By | February 14th, 2018|Featured Breakfast, Recipes|1 Comment