Archive for Month: May 2018

Lime and Jalapeno Slaw

Lime and Jalapeno Slaw This citrusy take on coleslaw is fresh and pleasantly spicy, making it an ideal side dish or burger or brat topping. Seed all the peppers  for a milder dish. Yields: 8 servings Ingredients 1/3 cup fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon sugar 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly […]

Grilled Sweet and Sticky Wings

Grilled Sweet and Sticky Wings With these sweet and sticky chicken wings you slash the inside of the joints so they cook through and the seasonings penetrate.  These are awesome served to a crowd with a side of slaw.  Simply double or triple the recipe and marinate overnight. Yields: 4 […]

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia When you hear the word “crusted”, you may think of a deep fried dish with white carbs, but that’s not the case with this Parmesan crusted tilapia recipe. Whole wheat bread crumbs get the right seasoning from savory cheese, and the fish is baked, which yields the crispy […]


Grown-up-ables Let’s just call these our Summertime keep-outa-the-drive-thru-cuz-we-have-goals boxes. But seriously…keep some easy to grab snacks ready throughout the week, and both you and the kids will eat better! These are adapted from CleanFoodCrush Ingredients 6 small whole wheat, or gluten free crackers 6 thin slices nitrate free turkey or […]

Blackberry Turkey Avocado Spring Salad with Lemony Poppyseed Dressing

Blackberry Turkey Avocado Spring Salad with Lemony Poppyseed Dressing This salad is great for summer and with big chunks of turkey, or shredded chicken if you prefer, this can be a one stop dinner for you and your family.  Save the extras for lunch the following days. Yields: 6-8 servings […]

Stay on Track While Traveling

How to stay on track with your health & fitness while traveling Memorial Day is the official kick off to summer! Barbecues, pool parties and travel are likely on your agenda, both now and for the next few months — but the idea of getting out of your food and […]

Farmers Market Pasta Salad

Farmers Market Pasta Salad Cook the pasta al dente (1 or 2 minutes shorter than package directions specify) so it holds its shape when tossed with the vegetables and vinaigrette.  Feel free to swap out the veggies or fruit for what is in season in your area or backyard garden. […]

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars With blueberries and fresh lemon flavor, these light and easy Blueberry Cheesecake Bars are the perfect summer baked good. Light, delicious, and beautiful, these bars are a fun yet elegant treat for parties and events. Yields: 9 servings Ingredients 2 cups fat-free graham cracker crumbs 3 tablespoons […]

Freezer to Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef

 Freezer to Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef (or slow cooker( This Instant Pot Barbacoa Beef recipe is super-easy to make in the instant pot, it’s full of big flavors, and it is perfect for tacos, burritos, salads, quesadillas and more!  Feel free to add more chipotles in adobo for a smokier flavor. I […]

Spinach Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Spinach Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Take a bite into this refreshing, gluten-free quinoa and spinach salad bursting with colorful tomatoes, cucumbers and dried cranberries. Ingredients: 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups spinach, finely chopped 1 tomato, diced 1/2 cup diced cucumbers 1/4 cup dried cranberries 2 tablespoon lemon juice […]

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