OMG. This recipe was soooo good I just have to share. It is perfectly refreshing for a hot summer day. Ingredients: 2 C. Spring Mix (or lettuce of your choice) handful of black olives (about 8) handful of cherry tomatoes (about 8) 1 C. strawberries (frozen or fresh) 1/2 Avocado 1 lb. Chicken Breast 1… Continue reading Whole30: Easy Chorizo Chicken Salad
I know what you’re thinking. Beets in my alfredo sauce? ummm…no. I promise. This dish will surprise you. I was sent a similar recipe by my sister-in-law who had seen this Beet Alfredo Recipe on the Today show. Their version is vegetarian too! However, knowing that we eat a large amount of animal protein in this house,… Continue reading Beet Alfredo and Spaghetti Squash
Burgers and fries is an indulgence, right? Wrong! Well…sort of. The way these are prepared is so simple and quick and the healthiest way one can indulge in a hamburgers. Plus, they are yummy in my tummy. I have a serious new love affair with burgers and you may even consider me a burger snob… I made… Continue reading Quick and Easy Whole30 Weeknight Dinner: Burgers and Fries
This is easily one of my favorite things to cook. It is cost-effective, easy, goes a long way and is versatile. We buy our Chickens from Trader Joe’s ($2.69/pound) or Costco ($2.49/pound). Both are organic. Trader Joe’s is free range. It is an amazing deal, and we get 6 meals out of it easily on… Continue reading Whole30 Crock-pot Whole Chicken
One of my many goals this year is to consistently write whole30 friendly recipes in my blog. Many people often express to me how difficult it sounds to cut out so many pieces of their diet, how it can be expensive and how they may not have time to prepare such foods. I get it.… Continue reading Ground Turkey Thai Curry
How many times have we all used this excuse for not eating well and spending money we don’t really have… Sure, I agree. There are certain times and locations when eating the local fare is a must. I am a huge foodie. Delicious food is my weakness. However, when I am traveling for work, taking a trip cross-country, or… Continue reading But I Was Traveling!
In honor of writing a blog about nutrition/consuming AND simply to get into the right mindset, I am brewing a cup of tea right now. I worked out this evening, which is rarely something I do at night time. I am much more a morning worker-outer (???). Therefore, my brain is running circles and I… Continue reading Vegetarian “Fajitas”