Pumpkin Zucchini Muffins

Breakfast is the most influential meal of the day. If you start your day with sugary pastries or a greasy breakfast sandwich, the rest of your food choices will follow suit. However, when you start your morning with a wholesome and nutritious meal you’ll be more likely to continue with good choices throughout the day. Enjoy this recipe for Pumpkin … Read More

Make Salads Fun Again! Spice Up Your Salad

Salads don’t have to be a boring staple in your efforts to meeting your fitness results. Fresh vegetables, healthy fats, lean protein options paired with a light dressing and herbs can create many options to bring satisfaction. Give some flavor and variety to your salads with the options below to help kick boredom on your plate while meeting nutrition needs … Read More

Stir-Fried Spicy Chicken Tenders

-1 teaspoon organic coconut sugar -1 teaspoon paprika -1/2 teaspoon salt -1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper -1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper -1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast or thighs tenders, cut into 2-inch pieces -1 tablespoon canola oil -1 16-ounce package frozen bell pepper and onion or stirfry vegetable mix 1. Combine sugar, paprika, salt, pepper and cayenne in a medium … Read More

Guilt-Free Cookie Dough

Most of the time cookie dough is an off-limits indulgence that you may dip into on a Friday night while watching a movie at home…only to wake up feeling guilty the next day. Sure, you know you should resist, but sometimes you simply need a sweet, satisfying treat. Enter this exciting new recipe for Guilt-Free Cookie Dough! It has all … Read More

Spicy Thai Chicken and Greek Zoodle Salad

Spicy Thai Chicken Zoodle Salad Ingredients Dressing: 1 tablespoon sunflower seed butter or your favorite nut butter 1 teaspoon sriracha Juice from ½ lime Pinch of salt Salad: 1 medium zucchini, ends trimmed 1 small carrot, peeled and thinly sliced 1 cup leftover cooked chicken, shredded ¼ avocado, peeled and thinly sliced ½ cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 small scallion, … Read More

20 Minute Creamy Chicken Soup

I know it can be difficult to get a healthy, homemade dinner on the table after a long, busy day of work. That’s why recipes like this one are so wonderful to have on hand – it only takes a few minutes and tastes fantastic. By using flavorful ingredients, like roasted red bell peppers and white bean hummus, this soup … Read More

Independence Day Fit Foods

Skinny Guacamole Ingredients 1 large zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 large ripe avocado, cubed 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp lime juice 1/2 tsp hot sauce, such as Tabasco, or more to taste 1/4 tsp salt Preparation Place zucchini in a microwave-safe dish, cover with a damp paper … Read More

The Best Protein Pancakes

Love pancakes?  Then this week’s recipes are for you!  Unlike typical pancakes, these pancakes provide a powerhouse punch of protein to keep you full without lots of fast-digesting, blood sugar crashing carbs.  Try either of these recipes this week with a natural syrup by heating a small portion of berries or other fruit or sprinkle with cinnamon and a touch … Read More

Creamy Avocado Pesto Zoodles

Creamy Avocado Pesto Zoodles Ingredients Serves 4   6 medium-large zucchini   -1 small garlic clove -1 large handful fresh basil leaves -1 tablespoon pine nuts (or blanched almonds) -2 tablespoons lemon juice -1 tablespoon olive oil -2 medium ripe avocados, pitted -¼ teaspoon fine grain sea salt -Ground black pepper to taste -1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved   Directions … Read More

Baked goods that are good for you?

Baked goods that are good for you?  Yes!! This week’s recipes are two delicious protein muffin recipes that make for a great breakfast or snack.  The Clean Blueberry Protein Muffin recipe can be made with any fruit you like. The Dark Chocolate Protein Brownie recipe can be made in a pan or into muffins to enjoy delicious chocolate baked goods … Read More