Archive for Month: August 2018

Tips for Saving Your Week When You Forgot to Meal Prep

Tips for Saving Your Week When You Forgot to Meal Prep For those of us trying to eat a little healthier, save money, or cut back on time spent in the kitchen, meal prepping is key. Some dedicated people will hunker down in the kitchen for a few hours, break out their meal […]

Oven Baked Zucchini Chips

Oven Baked Zucchini Chips I love cooking with zucchini, but I wanted to try something new. What if I tossed it with the perfect combination of seasonings and breadcrumbs and turned this mild-flavored vegetable into a tasty, crunchy treat that tastes like a chip? A crunchy snack with only 99 […]

Zoodle Tomato Bacon Pie

Zoodle Tomato Bacon Pie This is a fresh riff on spaghetti pie, where zoodles stand in for spaghetti and sweet grape tomatoes replace pasta sauce. Cut wedges from the quiche-like pie with a serrated knife so you can cleanly cut through the zucchini. The zoodles do cook to a texture […]

How to Handle a Bad Workout

How to Handle a Bad Workout It’s that time of year again. If you’re gearing up for a new race or a new workout your training will starting to kick into high gear before you know it. With the increased mileage, harder workouts, trying new things, pushing your cardio thresh […]

Make ahead Healthy Snack Bins

Make ahead Healthy Snack Bins – for kids or adults I’m on a mission to be super organized this fall.  I try to stock my freezer with healthy freezer meals and now I’m moving onto snacks.   If you go shopping with your kids,  let them pick out their favorite healthy-ish […]

Five Spice Chicken Thighs with Fall Veggies

Five Spice Chicken Thighs with Fall Veggies The seasoning blend called Chinese five-spice adds a warm note without pushing the apples into pie territory, and the apples are tart enough to balance the flavor too. What could be easier…slice some veggies & apples, add bone in chicken thighs, baste & […]

Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas These enchiladas are comfort food to me but made with real ingredients and none of the canned enchilada sauce or “cream of anything” soup.  My sister brought these to me after all my children were born and every time I make them (which is almost monthly) I am […]

 Oven-Braised Pot Roast

 Oven-Braised Pot Roast Make this meal on a Sunday and you’ll have enough leftovers for dinners during the week. Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 1 (4 1/4-lb.) boneless chuck roast 1 1/4 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 8 ounces frozen pearl onions (about 2 cups), thawed 3 […]

Soy-Glazed Salmon with Garlicky Lemon Kale and Rice

Soy-Glazed Salmon with Garlicky Lemon Kale and Rice Use the soy-Dijon-honey sauce in this grilled salmon recipe on chicken, steak, or even as a quick marinade for vegetables. Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 c. brown rice (you can make cauliflower rice to up the veggies in this dish) kosher salt 2 tbsp. soy sauce 2 […]

Buffalo Ranch Stuffed Peppers -21 Day Fix Approved

Buffalo Ranch Stuffed Peppers – 21 Day Fix Approved This easy Buffalo Chicken Recipe uses only 5 ingredients.  If you don’t have bell peppers to stuff you could dip your cooked chicken into zucchini, celery or top a salad or wrap with it. Container Equivalent: 1 pepper = 1 green, […]

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