Valentine's Day is upon us, which means chocolates, champagne, and decadent meals, which can put a damper on your current progress with your health and fitness goals. First, remember, if you are on track with eating clean and working out, one day or one weekend won't sabotage your progress. But if you want to… Continue reading 5 Healthy Ways to Spice Up Valentine’s Day
It's not a surprise, that I love Avocados. They are a heart healthy fat, packed with rich flavor, the lead ingredient in Guacamole (my fave) and also serve as a great substitute for mayo (I hate mayo!) I use avocados a lot on my turkey and roast beef sandwiches, as a spread to add some… Continue reading Healthy Recipe: Avocado Tuna Salad
Tired of doing the same old Chicken? Try adding some zing and sass to your weekday meals with this chicken recipe that is bursting with citrus flavors and extra kick! Don't worry, the tequila will burn off during cooking, this is a family friendly recipe, that's healthy! Total Time: 2 hrs. 20 min. Prep Time: 10… Continue reading Healthy Recipe: Margarita Chicken
Tonight I was having issues trying to figure out what I wanted for dinner. I almost opted for ordering takeout, but decided to see what I could cook up in the kitchen. I had 1/4 of a bag of whole wheat penne pasta, grilled chicken tenders from lunch, tons of frozen veggies that I needed… Continue reading Quick Healthy Meal: Penne with Sautéed Veggies
Many people have been asking for ideas for meal planning, so I decided to post my weekly meal plan for this week, including the grocery list. 🙂 Hope this helps! Daily Breakfast: Shakeology with Almond Milk and Frozen Fruit Lunch Monday: Morning Star Spicy Black Bean Burgers with Avocado & Tomato on Arnold Sandwich Thins… Continue reading Weekly Meal Plan: January 28th
Lately, I've been experimenting with new recipes and foods to help expand my diet of healthier options. I've tasted Spaghetti Squash from others and in my opinion it is too bland and too mushy. So, a few days ago I decided that I wanted to try to make it in a way that was tasty… Continue reading Spaghetti Squash!
Every Tuesday, a group of friends and I rotate houses and cook dinner for the entire group. This week was my turn and I wanted to do something healthy yet fulfilling. The group is evenly divided between 4 men and 4 women. Majority of the group is fairly active with a healthy appetite and we… Continue reading It’s going to be a stuffed pepper kind of summer!
Here is a great recipe that is "clean", filling, and good for you! It only takes about 5 - 10 minutes to prepare it and all you need is a slow cooker (perfect for planning ahead and no fuss meals). This spicy recipe comes from Kitchen Table community member Michelle. Here’s what she has to… Continue reading Clean Recipe: Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken