Fit Foodie: Crazy busy

New scheduling and the holidays have made my menu plans really…well…meh.  I am struggling to remember to defrost meat before heading out for the first half of the day and then when I get back, I’m realizing that I simply do not have enough time to make it work.  One of these days I will […]

Banana Bread 

Banana Bread Our go-to banana bread recipe has been swapped quite a few times in the last 10 years.  Changes in ingredients.  Changes in ovens.  Changes in what we have available without me having to leave the house.  This one though…this has been the culmination of all of those recipes.  One monster recipe that we […]

Fit Foodie: Sweet Fix Bites!

I took 2 of our favorite recipes for chocolate bites and mix & mashed them together! Sweet Fix Bites Ingredients 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats 2/3 cup nutella 3/4 cup pitted dates 1/2 cup shredded coconut 1/2 cup honey 1/3 cup raw pecans 2 Tbsp cocoa powder 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp salt Directions […]

Veggie-filled eggplant parmigiana boats!

Veggie-filled eggplant parmigiana boats Ingredients 1 Eggplant 1 cup of sliced Mushrooms 2 tablespoons of minced garlic Half of an onion chopped 1 cup of fresh spinach 2 tablespoons of fresh chopped basil 2 tomatoes chopped Olive oil 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese shredded Grated Romano cheese Salt and pepper to taste Directions 1. Frying […]

Recipe Fusion

  Sometimes the best creations come from many sources of inspiration!  We had lemon garlic chicken with panko crusted asparagus over parmesan couscous. Lemon Garlic Chicken kabobs. http://oneperfectbite.blogspot.com/2011/05/lemon-garlic-chicken-kabobs.html Crispy parmesan asparagus sticks. http://www.howsweeteats.com/2011/03/crispy-parmesan-asparagus-sticks/ Chicken & Asparagus Penne http://goodenessgracious.com/2012/03/chicken-asparagus-penne.html    

Italian Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients 4 Green Bell Peppers 1/2 package of Johnsonville Mild Italian ground sausage 1/4 cup Part skim ricotta 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1/4 cup Part skim mozzarella 1/4 cup Italian panko bread crumbs Directions Heat oven to 375 Fahrenheit. Cook the sausage in a frying pan using Smart Balance oil spray Cut peppers near their […]

Asian Chicken with Wild Rice & Broccoli

Asian Chicken with Wild Rice & Broccoli Ingredients 8 oz chicken sliced into strips 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 Tbsp sesame seeds 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 tsp ginger 2 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce 2 Tbsp BBQ sauce 1 tsp honey 2 tsp sesame oil Mix all the ingredients together.  Chill for at least […]