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The ground chicken spring roll

The ground chicken spring roll post image

Last week my friend made egg rolls. I can't have egg rolls because they are fried. I thought I would try something different. Willie purchased some spring roll wrappers a while ago so I thought I would give it a try.   The ground chicken spring roll   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time [...]

How is everyone doing this week? How is your refrigerator feeling this week? It's Thursday so our fridge is starting to empty out which got me thinking about some things I can't get enough of lately. I love pumpkin, Willie hates it. That's fine. That means I can eat all the pumpkin and not have [...]

This week’s sunday set up: spring rolls, roasted chickpeas and vinegar chicken post image

Happy Sunday everyone! It's been a pretty uneventful weekend. We were supposed to go to Austin for the Fit Foodie thing but a lot of things got in the away so we had to cancel. That was a bummer because I wanted to meet Allison Sweeney. Instead, we continued on with our normal workouts. Willie [...]

Running a bit behind

This past weekend put me a little behind on the food prep thing which in turn has kind of made life a little harder. This weekend I ran one of those Hot Chocolate races and it wasn't a good experience. I'll put that in a separate post for the interested parties later. But that meant [...]

Zucchini and Summer Squash Fritters post image

Every time I got on instagram someone was posting pictures of zucchini fritters.  I've never had a zucchini fritter in my life and I definitely didn't know how to make them. I thought I would give it a go on my own terms but first I needed to know the basic of a fritter. So [...]

Knowledge is power so go get it! post image

My favorite graduate school professor told me "knowledge is power but people don't want to pay for that power." Paying for information doesn't necessarily mean a monetary exchange, sometimes is a time exchange too. Hearing that statement changed my world and continues to influence how I look at things now. I want to preface this [...]

Introducing this week’s lunch: Meatloaf with a recipe. post image

Happy Labor Day everyone! I've been hosting some friends this weekend so Sunday setup has come into Monday! I know you're all dying to know what I've decided to make for lunch this week. I've decided on meatloaf. It's important to get started on the meal prepping for the week right now if you haven't. [...]

Foodie Penpal – August 2014 post image

It's foodie pen pal day! I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday weekend. I've been hanging out with some friends and taking it easy. Summer is coming to an end and it supposed to be a weekend we spend outside doing outside things. But it's raining here so we had to come up with [...]

Sunday set up: meatballs, egg muffins,  raw “cookie dough” post image

Happy Sunday!  That means it's time for meal prepping in our house.  This week I've been feeling uninspired with the meals.  We didn't even make a grocery list when we headed to the store. It's my job to deal with the lunch and Willie deals with the dinner.  Collectively we do breakfast and we each [...]

It's a marathon week so I don't do weights.  I didn't go to my usual group Power class this morning.  Instead, I stayed in and did some strength training with the ladies of Tone It Up.  I seriously love these workouts.  You can get them for free on their youtube or buy a DVD like [...]