Chicken is such an easy and quick meal. In the past I have always purchased the roast chicken cooked by the grocery store and used it to help prep my lunches for the week. This week however when I went to the grocery store they were out of the roast chickens and wouldn’t have more… Read More Easy Roast Chicken Recipe
Do you use the pumpkin seeds from the jack-o-latern you carve. I do. I made these tasty babies yesterday and have had to be careful to not eat them all in one sitting. Ingredients: 1 tsp of coconut oil 1/2 tsp of smoked paprika 1/4 tsp of sea salt 1/4 tsp of garlic powder 1/8… Read More Spicy Pumpkin Seeds
Grilled Mushrooms with Cream Cheese and Bacon I am a new fan to mushrooms. I’m one of those people who always turned their nose up to mushrooms without even really trying them. Since I want to add more healthy foods to my diet I decided it was time to put my big girl panties… Read More Grilled Mushrooms with Cheese and Bacon Recipe!
3 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 cup molasses 1/2 cup of water, plus more if needed Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, ginger, and cinnamon. Mix in… Read More Ginger Bread Dog Cookies Recipe
Ingredients: 1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed 3 large eggs ½ cup pure maple syrup 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking soda 3 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips Preparation: 1. Preheat oven to 350° F. 2. Prepare 12 muffin cups by… Read More Flourless Chocolate Brownies! 21 Day Fix Approved!
I made this dish last night and all I got was wow’s from my harder to please husband and son. It’s quickly become one of my favorites and one I can see myself making regularly with all kinds of different fish and chicken. Ingredients: Halibut Steaks ( I cut a 1lb steak into thirds) 1… Read More White Wine Halibut with Capers
I found this yum recipe from my new workout program 21 Day Fix. The program is pretty awesome in that it makes it fool proof for you to lose weight. It includes a workout plus portion control containers. No food is off limits with her system you just have to figure out portion control. I’m… Read More Creamy Herb Dressing Recipe
Don’t forget to share so you have it on your timeline or tag a friend who might enjoy this! Ingredients: 1 Puff Pastry sheet, thawed and rolled flat Berries Goat cheese I rolled the pastry to make it slightly bigger and then cut it into squares. Put the pastry squares into a muffin tin and… Read More Berry, Goat Cheese Puffed Pastry Recipe and Video!
I made these for the hubs and the kids and they were a big hit! Ingredients: 1/4 cup of flour 1/2 tsp of pepper 1/4 tsp of salt 1/2 tsp of oregano thin chicken breasts 4 tbsp of butter 4 tbsp of olive oil 1 cup of sliced mushrooms 1/2 cup of marsala wine 1/4… Read More Chicken Marsala Recipe
I love a good hamburger don’t you. That’s why I was so excited to learn about Meadows Family Farm which is run by Kenneth and Dani Strader a husband and wife team. The Strader’s have been farming for 35 years and raised 4 children. They raise cows, pigs, chickens and turkeys on their farm. What makes them… Read More Rockin’ Hamburger Recipe That You Can Feel Good About
I’ve been on a quest for almost 2 years to clean up my diet, workout and lead a healthier life. I think it’s important for my health and also for my family’s. So I was so excited to learn about Meadows Family Farm which is run by Kenneth and Dani Strader a husband and wife team.… Read More Grilled Pork Chops + Homemade Apple Sauce Recipe Thanks to Meadows Family Farm
I am a popcorn lover. It can be a great low-cal snack and has been a family favorite for as long as I can remember. My Dad and I have always loved Werther’s Original Caramel candies so when I heard about it being made into a popcorn I knew I had to try it. With… Read More Smore’s Bar Recipe Using Werther’s Original Caramel Popcorn!
I was approached to do a review/giveaway for Mrs. Butterworth’s and Log Cabin Syrup which I thought was really neat. Since it’s the fall time and I wanted to take the review up a notch I decided to make my own pumpkin pancake’s and syrup recipes! Everything’s better with pumpkin am I right? I even… Read More Review/Giveaway of Log Cabin Syrup + The Best Pumpkin Pancake and Syrup Recipe Ever!
This is one of my most favorite meals and I eat it most days for lunch. I use all organic ingredients to make it as healthy as possible. 3 tbsp Farina Rice Cereal or oatmeal (I used Farina) 1/3 of the apple chopped 3/4 cup of water walnuts 1 tbsp maple syrup Cook the Farina… Read More Farina, Walnuts and Apple Recipe
Wanted to share today’s yummy recipe with you. Had this for dinner last night and everyone including the kiddos loved it! These are only roughly 150 calories per skewer!! Ingredients: Glaze 1/4 cup low-sugar apricot preserves 1 tbsp. reduced-sodium/lite soy sauce Kebabs 2 cups squash 2 cups apples cut into 1-inch chunks 12 oz. (4-6)… Read More Sausage, Squash and Apple Grilled Skewers!
I am all about blueberries right now so I decided to make these doughnuts. They are really scrumptious and at less than 134 calories each you can have one with your morning coffee without too much guilt. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour 1tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 tbsp of unsalted butter,… Read More Blueberry and Chocolate Chip Doughnuts
I love this recipe for healthy muffin’s and they make perfect snack size for when you are out on a hike or driving around town. We took these with us when we went out kayaking this weekend and they were just the right amount of yumminess for the kids and energy for the adults paddling.… Read More Healthy Muffin Recipes for When You Are on the Go
My grocery store started selling pizza dough balls in wheat and regular varieties so I decided to grab to whole wheat balls and grill out our pizza’s that week. You can also usually get a pizza dough ball from your local pizzeria. You can add whatever toppings you like. My kids are the cheese only… Read More Yummy Grilled Pizza Recipe!
This is one of the Ultimate Reset Meals and is so good! This makes a great summer salad recipe and is very portable. Ingredients: shredded bag of carrots ( there are two bags in my pic but I only used one) 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp chopped parsley… Read More Moroccan Carrot Salad – Clean
Strawberry Banana Soft-Serve Ice Cream (Makes 2 servings, 1/3 cup each) 1 large ripe banana, chopped ½ cup frozen strawberries 6 Tbsp. unsweetened almond milk 1 scoop Tropical Strawberry or Chocolate Vegan Shakeology 1. Place banana in a plastic bag and freeze for 4 hours or until completely frozen. 2. Place frozen banana, frozen strawberries,… Read More Shakeology Desserts
Ingredients Fish: Vegetable oil cooking spray 1 (12-ounce) or 2 (6-ounce) fish fillets, skinned (I used cod) 1/2 teaspoon salt (I used hymilian) 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Extra-virgin olive oil, for drizzling Bread: 1 loaf bread, halved lengthwise (I had to use Mountain Snow but ciabatta would have been better) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin… Read More Healthy Cod Fish Salad Sandwich with Quinoa on the Side
I am always on the hunt for healthy snacks to that keep me on the right path between meals. I know alot of you are in the same boat so I thought I would post about these wonderful delights I discovered. I did use store bought here. Some day I plan to start making my… Read More Cucumber and Hummus Make an Incredible and Healthy Snack!
Found this recipe on the Beachbody website and can’t wait to try it! I think I’ll make it for Easter. Tropical Banana Berry Frozen Yogurt Pie Total Time: 3 hrs., 30 min. Prep Time: 20 min. Yield: 10 servings Ingredients: ¾ cup dry quinoa 1/2 cup chopped raw walnuts 1 tsp. ground cinnamon 2 Tbsp. coconut oil… Read More Tropical Banana Berry Frozen Yogurt Pie – Healthified!
The kids and I had a lot of fun making these and they are super quick and easy to make. Ingredients: Flatout Flatbread Healthy Grain Harvest Wheat Trader Joe’s Pizza Sauce Trader Joe’s Shredded Mozzarella cheese I first put the flatbread on a skillet and toasted it while the oven heated up to 350 degrees. Once… Read More Homemade Pizza on Flatbread Recipe
I have made a big decision for my family. We’re going to start eating cleaner. It’s not going to be easy and I have alot to learn to get us there. I am stoked that a Trader Joe’s has moved into the city next to me; so I think cleaning up our diet will be… Read More Meal Plan Week of March 11th
I love Thai food but don’t get to go very often because my son is allergic to peanuts and they use peanuts in alot of recipes. So I decided to make my own! We really like turkey burgers so it seemed like a natural fit. Ingredients: 1lb of ground turkey 1 egg 1/4 cup of… Read More Thai Turkey Burger Recipe!
On my quest to eat cleaner I made this recipe. Ingredients 2 large portabello mushrooms Balsamic vinegar Garlic powder Fresh rosemary, chopped 2 large eggs, poached or fried First wipe the mushroom clean with a paper towel and remove the stem. Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar, garlic powder and rosemary. Bake the mushrooms for 20-30 mins… Read More Portabello Mushroom with Over Easy Egg
Here is the healthy lunch I’m having today. Tuna is high in protein and is so good for you! While it’s not something I jump up and down for I know it’s something I should be eating. The things I love to eat, hamburgers and fries, don’t do my waistline any favors so it’s time… Read More Tuna Fish Salad Pita Pocket