This weekend I was pressed for time, ingredients, and under a lot of stress. I am in the process of moving so that presents its own challenges, but trying to eat well on top of moving your furniture, buying groceries, and still cleaning the house is an added stressor nobody enjoys. Going out to … More Gourmet Steak & Salad in under 30 minutes using leftovers!
Holding true to the Black Friday tradition of impulsive buying, I decided to purchase an Instant Pot. Shortly after purchasing, however, I realized I was terrified of the appliance exploding due to my ignorance of its usage so I resisted using it. I had lessened my fears slightly when I performed the water test on it. … More Creamy Tuscan Garlic Chicken, no explosions necessary!
Do you ever feel pressed for time when it comes to making healthy meals? Especially when you need to get a training run in AND get dinner ready? Me too! Sometimes, I slip up and I don’t get my meals prepped. Or my runs take longer than anticipated. These two scenarios lead to me picking … More The Perfect Post-Run Meal that the Family will Enjoy, too!
Tex-Mex Quinoa-Sweet Potato Boats Yesterday, it was Taco Tuesday… and I didn’t make very impressive tacos. I did the usual hard-shell, ground beef, lettuce thing I typically make for the kids. We didn’t even have any shredded cheese in the house. I forgot to buy it this week at the store! It’s not that I … More A Healthy Option for Taco Tuesday!
There are meals you can make and feel guilty after you’re done eating them. Then there are meals that leave you feeling proud of yourself for choosing to nourish your body. This recipe represents the latter. Adding to the goodness, it tastes amazing and satisfies even the most extreme of hunger pains. If you’re not … More Healthy 5-Minute Meal that Doesn’t Come From a Drive-Thru!
After many days of thinking about it, I finally got around to cooking the Spaghetti Squash Chow Mein recipe that I have been excited about trying for a while. One mistake I had made was not cutting the squash in half. The proper way to cook a spaghetti squash is to cut it in half, … More Colorful and Healthy Spaghetti Squash Chow Mein!
Our recipe today focuses on one of the most popular “ancient grains” out there. I am sure you have heard of quinoa by now. It has been in the healthy foods spotlight for quite some time and for good reason; quinoa is amazing. It is prepared the same way you would prepare rice but it … More Quinoa Caprese, a fresh take on an “Ancient Grain”
I wanted to make soup today. Seeing as it’s the middle of winter here in Minnesota, I saw no reason not to. I discovered this recipe in the back of the Standard Process cookbook, 1⁰ of Change, the second time I did Standard Process purification cleanse. I substituted this soup for a recipe I tried and … More Stay Warm with Spinach, Quinoa, and Broccoli Bisque!