Recipes

Make this right now: Pecan Pistachio Salad

I promised I would share some healthier dishes that you can add to your Christmas and New Years celebrations.  I served it up at my family Christmas this past weekend and everyone was surprised it was something that I made. [...]

For the love of root vegetables and apples

Everyone is very focused on the holidays and looking forward to Thanksgiving, right? Fall is my favorite season because of all the great foods that come back into season.  I wanted to share with you some of my favorites of [...]

Egg White Muffins for breakfast

I like to share something from the kitchen every week so this week I'm sharing a super easy breakfast thing. I use to wake up every morning to make us egg white omelets. That was before I started teaching cycle [...]

The ground chicken spring roll

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 [...]

I’m loving pumpkin right now. Try it in overnight oats!

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 [...]

Zucchini and Summer Squash Fritters

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

This week’s snack attack: homemade salsa is on the list

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 [...]

Snappy Saturday: Mug cakes and big ole salad bowls

Good morning everyone!  I hope the weekend is starting off just right for you.  Guess what I did this morning? I ran my taper run this morning. Taper is a blessing and a curse because I've been on a running [...]

Recipe: Some carrot thing I made the other day

I hope everyone is having a good day.  I think I'm a little worn out from my workout yesterday.  I'm feeling a little lazy so I'll take it. My mid-week long run turned out longer than I expected. Let me [...]