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Foodie Friday: Salmon Meatballs & Carrot Fried Rice

HAPPY, HAPPY FRIDAY!!!! During the week, on my LissaLean Facebook page, I posted a picture of a recipe that unexpectedly I fell in love with.  Completely regretted not making a double batch of it.  Therefore, I felt it absolutely worthy of sharing with you:   This dish packs a lot of nutritional punch and is […]

Mild Curried Vegetables & Sweet Potatoes

Hello! I hope you all are having a great week!  Per the request of some of my Facebook friends, I am going to share a recipe that is PACKED with nutritional density and deliciousness.  It is a revised version of a recipe found in Dr. Johnny Bowden’s book, 150 Healthiest Crock Pot Recipes. Before I […]

I Dare You To Be Food Weird

Good Morning! It has been a LONG time since I’ve sat down to write.  I have been off the map, the radar system, the whole shabam.  I’ve been absent from my blog, BUT — not absent from working out and eating well. I’ve simply been adjusting.  And I only write when I’m inspired and feel […]

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Snackaholic Nutrition Tricks

Hello.  My name is Melissa and I am a Snackaholic. All jokes aside, this is true.  My nutrition sabotage always occurs within my snacking habits, as full meals are typically pristine from a nutritional standpoint.  Nonetheless, the lil’ wee in-between hours when I snack…that is where the damage occurs. When I say damage, I mean […]

280 Calorie Lunches (sausage included)

A coworker the other day seemed disappointed I didn’t want to order a sub from the sandwich shop with her.  She said, “You always bring your lunch!  I’m trying to do that but what I bring is so boring!”  Found out that her lunch packing skills consist of yogurt and some fresh fruit.  That’s not […]

Lemon Ginger Truffle Balls

    46 calories per truffle, 15-20 truffle balls per recipe…yes, please!  This is just what us sweet tooth lovers are looking for: Lemon Ginger Truffle Balls!  Granted, I usually enjoy chocolate or peanut butter to be a part of my sweet treat indulgence; I will say that these actually hit the spot regardless of […]

Intermittent Fasting: A Tool Not a Rule

Last Sunday I ate a glorious Easter meal with my boyfriend’s family.  They are Italian, so there isn’t just ham, potatoes and a veggie.  There is pasta and ravioli, meatballs, pork, salad and THEN the ham, potatoes, stuffed mushrooms, brussel sprouts with bacon…… Needless to say, I ate a lot of great food.  When I […]

Foodie Friday: Sweet Tooth Filler & Lean Meatloaf

TGIF! I promised to those who follow me on Facebook (eh hem) that I would post the recipes from some of my meal prep this week.  So here you go, I hope you give one of these a whirl this weekend: Sweet Potato-Apple-Ginger Puree 4 cups (32 oz) vegetable broth 2 large sweet potatoes – […]