Sarah Wilkins


Sarah Wilkins is a nutritionist, business owner, researcher, and author. In 2009, Sarah graduated with highest honors from Montana State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Food and Nutrition Science. Sarah went on to start a successful nutrition counseling business, No Excuses Nutrition, in May 2011.

In 2013, Sarah competed in her first fitness competition, the Washington State Championships, and placed 3rd in her bikini class to become a nationally-qualified NPC competitor. Sarah currently keeps busy with nutrition clients, nutrition research, and writing. In her spare time, she loves to bake protein treats, lift heavy things, snowboard, ride horses, and spend time with her husband and 2-year-old daughter.


The Protein Sweets Cookbook


  • 4 Protein Cookie Recipes That Taste Better Than Grandma's Originals

    It's our favorite childhood memory: a whiff of chocolate chip cookies baking in the oven. These treats taste equally great but are loaded with muscle-building protein!

  • 4 Protein-Rich Recipes That Are Amazingly Delicious

    Make meal prep easy and sink your teeth into these meaty recipes that will delight your tongue while building your muscles.

  • 3 Protein-Rich Mug Cakes

    Convenience has never tasted this good. Whip up these guilt-free desserts in minutes!

  • 5 Insanely Delicious Protein Mug Cakes

    Forget hours spent baking. Use these recipes to create mouthwatering cakes with the magic of the microwave.

  • Collagen: Health Hoax Or Superfood?

    Collagen supplements have captured the limelight for their many purported health benefits, but does the research live up to the hype? Let's dig a little deeper and find out!

  • Is Dairy Bad For Your Health?

    The rumor mill is always buzzing with claims about dairy products. Get your facts straight and learn what the research says.

  • 6 Scrumptious Low-Calorie Sauces

    Full of flavor and low on calories, these healthy takes of your favorite sauces are perfect to drizzle over veggies, proteins, and carbs.

  • 4 Late-Night Protein Treats To Pair With Milk

    Late-night cravings threatening to ruin your otherwise clean day? Next time the munchies hit, reach for one of these protein-rich desserts.

  • 5 Reasons Your Scale Weight May Be Inaccurate

    Not all weight gain is fat gain! Here are five perfectly normal and common reasons your number on the scale might read higher than expected. Some of them will definitely surprise you!

  • 3 Sweet Valentine's Day Protein Treats

    Skip the store-bought calories bombs and express your love with these protein treats.

  • Learn Which Dietary Fats Can Actually Help You Lose Fat

    It sounds contradictory, but consuming certain dietary fats can help you lose body fat. But you need to know what you're doing. Here's your guide.

  • Want To Lose Weight? Eat Enough Protein!

    When most people want to lose weight, the first thing they do is cut way back on everything they eat. But if you keep protein a high priority, you can feel full while slimming down!

  • 3 Must-Try Holiday Desserts

    'Tis the season to indulge in guilt-free desserts. Here are there that are likely to make it into your rotation year-round!

  • How To Have Your Carbs And Lose Fat, Too!

    You don't have to go full-bore zero-carb to shed excess weight. Learn what carbs to eat to keep your plate and your stomach full while you lose fat!

  • 3 Thanksgiving Gut Bombs Made Healthier And Delicious

    Celebrate turkey day with sides that won't trash your waistline. Indulge in holiday with these good-for-you sides.

  • Lean Guilt-Free Taco-Stuffed Peppers

    Turn Taco Tuesday into taco every day with this low-carb recipe.

  • Low-Carb Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

    Skip the guilt of traditional sauce-covered noodles and indulge in this plate of protein-rich comfort food. This reimagined alfredo recipe will satisfy your pasta cravings without leaving you in a food coma.

  • 3 Protein Foods For Fall

    Craving a fall treat? Whip up one of these rich, seasonal, macro-friendly desserts!

  • Macro-Friendly Hungarian Beef Goulash!

    Nothing's more comforting than sitting down to a bowl of warm protein-rich goulash on a cool day. Slurp your way swole with this recipe!

  • Protein-Packed Funfetti Cupcakes That Build Muscle!

    Looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth? Treat yourself to this good-for-you cupcake that’s low in sugar, high in protein, and packed with flavor!

  • Healthy S'mores Protein Donuts!

    Craving the melt-in-your-mouth flavor of chocolate, marshmallow, and graham? Get the delicious taste of s'mores in protein-donut form, no campfire required!

  • 3 Keys To Dialing In Your Macronutrient Ratios

    Building? Maintaining? Looking to lose some fat? What you eat is as important as how you work out. Craft your macronutrient ratio with these tips!

  • Top 5 Micronutrient Shortfalls

    Learn about the importance of mighty micronutrients—and the common dietary pitfalls that may mean you're missing out.

  • 3 Must-Try Healthy And Sweet Protein Treats!

    Looking for a way to curb your sweet tooth? Whip up these delicious, protein-packed treats for all of the taste at a minimal calorie cost.

  • 5 Ridiculously Delicious Protein Desserts!

    Hey, you with the store-bought brownies! Ditch those fat- and sugar-loaded sweets. Have your desserts and support your gains with these 5 healthy twists on classic treats!

  • Super Bowl 2015: 3 Healthy Super Swole Recipes!

    Not all Super Bowl spreads will cause you to pack on the pounds. Dig into these healthy dishes that are sure to make your football festivities a hit!

  • Your Healthy-Eating Holiday Survival Guide!

    The holiday season doesn't have to spell disaster. Use these 7 tips to enjoy the festivities without letting temptation wreck your progress!

  • 6 Tips To Perfect Your Diet!

    Whether you want build muscle or drop body fat, these 6 tips will help you determine exactly how much you need to eat for maximum results.

  • 5 Nasty Food Additives You Must Avoid!

    Ever catch yourself struggling to pronounce ingredients on food labels? Learn which ones should never make it to the checkout line.