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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

My Travel Menu

We all know that I preach meal planning and cooking for the bulk of your weekly meals…..so I thought I’d share some recipes that I whipped up and brought with me on my 4 day, 3 night business trip: Spinach-Feta Stuffed Chicken Breasts 6 chicken breasts – pound to 1/4 inch, cut in half In […]

Essentials to a Healthy Kitchen

Happy Weekend! Many of the people I interact within the fitness community are talking about their diets more so than exercise right now.  Likely, this is due to the overindulging occurring over the holidays and the desire to feel “on track” again.  This had me thinking about my own eating behavior and what habits I’ve […]

New Beginning & New Recipe (dark chocolate cupcakes)!

Ahhhhh, I sit here and write today with about 2 million tons of weight lifting off of my shoulders.  I’m two final papers away from completing grad school and having my MBA.  I feel like this week is a new beginning…it is almost a new year, anyhow, right?   I always snub my nose up […]

My Fave: Fitness Bloggers

Good Friday Morning!  This morning, I thought I’d share some quick links to my favorite professional fitness bloggers.  Why is this share-worthy?  Let me give you some reasons: Recipes!!!!! – the majority of my cooking derives from one of these bloggers’ recipes Workouts  & New Exercises They look great but have the same struggles I […]

This Is Why I Meal Prep

When I ran into the house yesterday, trying to change clothes, eat dinner and catch the train into NYC for class, I was never more excited to have this cheesy baked chicken breast and stew-potatoes with carrots/spinach (pictured above).  That is because I had about 20 minutes to change out from professional mindset to student […]