Archive of ‘Food’ category
Welcome to my food category. I love food! However, I don't always love all the fat and calories that some of my favorite foods pack. I think life is too short to eat bland, boring, poor tasting food. I also don't believe that our families should suffer just because we are on some "health kick." Therefore, my goal in this section is to find recipes that are "naughty" and make them just a little more "nice." In other words, delicious and nutritious! In addition, I'll post some of my healthy favorites and even some of my own original clean eating, but yummy recipes.
I always start my day off with a big dose of clean protein and egg whites are my “go to” breakfast. However, they can get a bit old as they tend to be on the bland side. Therefore, I’m always looking for ways to “spice them up!” These little breakfast cups are super healthy and totally yummy.
Healthy eaters often turn to chicken as a means of satisfying their protein needs. Don’t forget about pork – the other white meat! It’s easy to prepare and goes a long way. I made this recipe last week and it was a hit the first and second time around!
I’ve become an avid tennis player in the last year. Some would even say I’m a bit obsessed. Most of those people don’t play sports and haven’t gotten the opportunity to be part of a team and all of the fun that goes along with it. I currently play on two teams and play recreationaly with bunch of lovely ladies that I now call friends.
Tennis is very social. And where there is social, there is food! The home team is responsible for providing a meal and drinks following the game. While this can sometimes be difficult especially during the week, it is a great opportunity to try out new casseroles and other crowd pleasers. Being the “Fit-chick,” I always like to try to make something as healthy as it is yummy. I prepared this casserole at my last home match and I actually got an e-mail from a lady on the other team requesting that I post it. Thanks for the reminder Alyssa!
Being a busy mom, I am constantly in search of recipes that are quick and easy, but still healthy and tasty! There is nothing I love more than make ahead marinated meals that can sit in the fridge for days if life gets in the way and thrown on the stove at the last minute for a quick and healthy meal. That is why I love this recipe! It takes 5 minutes to prep and 15 minutes to cook when you are ready. How is that for simple!
As with most families, we often can’t seem to agree on what to eat. I prefer a vegetable side dish and my husband of course prefers a less figure friendly side dish such as potatoes or pasta. Since I don’t want to spend hours making multiple dishes but want to make everyone happy, I love this dish! I combine red potatoes, peppers, squash and some Italian seasonings to create a dish that is sure to make everyone happy!