Grilled Salmon Salad

This is more of a method than a recipe. You can swap out the salmon with either chicken or steak. The salad is very versatile in that you can pretty much top it with any of the following ingredients: Tomatoes Cucumbers Peppers – Green, Red or Yellow Boiled Eggs Onion Carrots Mushrooms Chickpeas The most…

Greens & Beans

This recipe is from an episode of Bizarre Foods Delicious Destinations with Andrew Zimmern. It is an Italian dish that is more popular up north in the Pittsburgh area. Pittsburgh Post Gazette The original recipe included sausage, which I din’t have, so I made it as a side dish. Next time I will add smoked…

Super Quick Spinach Salad

Spinach salad is a great option for a quick lunch or dinner. Start with spinach and then add hard boiled eggs, purple onion, tomatoes & bacon. Spinach is the perfect base for a salad because it is high in niacin and zinc, as well as protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, thiamin, vitamin…

Baked Avocado & Egg

Need a quick, easy & healthy breakfast? Look no further than this 2 ingredient breakfast! It starts with an avocado and 2 eggs baked at 425 for about 10 – 12 minutes. It tastes great with just the avocado & egg but even better topped with your favorite ingredients. I topped mine with some fresh…

Pecan Apple Chicken Salad

I think it is almost mandatory to eat chicken salad a few times a week during the hot months of summer. It is such a light and cool option for dinner…one that does not involve the stove or oven. There are many recipes and variations available…from the traditional with sweet pickles and onions to this…

Grilled Chicken Burrito Bowl

I love finding a new recipe that tastes awesome, is healthy and best of all, easily adaptable to suit different tastes. This recipe for Grilled Chicken Burrito Bowls fits all 3 of these requirements! You can easily swap out the chicken for steak or lean cuts of pork (pork tenderloin). All of the vegetables can…

Skinny Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Cordon Bleu is a dish that I first tried a long time ago, probably when I was 10 or 11 years old. I don’t remember where I had it but always remembered just how much I loved it. It has always been one of my favorite recipes to make because it looks so elegant…

Mexican Shrimp Salad

Hot summer nights are good for cold salads that don’t require a lot of work. This Mexican Shrimp Salad is the perfect pairing of cool creamy avocado, crunchy vegetables and spicy shrimp. It is super quick to put together and is filling enough to be a meal. Start by cooking your peeled & deveined shrimp,…

Red Curry Chicken & Cashews

Recipe & Picture Compliments of Tara Jeanne! Cut your boneless chicken in small cubes. Cut up some sweet potato the same way and boil your sweet potato in water until soft, about 13 minutes. Drain and put to the side. In a large sauce pan add a can of coconut milk and add 1-2 TBSP…

Banana & Peanut Butter Bowl

I wish I could say that I came up with this quick breakfast on my own, but I did not. I saw this at a local restaurant and knew that I could make it myself and save the $5. I didn’t have the exact ingredients so I simply used what I had in the pantry….

Chicken & Vegetable Stir-Fry

While working out at the 6:00 FBBC class tonight, I kept trying to figure out what I was going to make for dinner. I knew I needed something super quick and easy. I finally settled on a chicken & vegetable stir-fry. Chopping lots of veggies was not going to be an option if I wanted…

Dried Fruit & Walnut Overnight Oats

Breakfast…it has never been my favorite meal. I am that person who would rather eat tuna fish and crackers over a typical breakfast. However, I know that it’s the most important meal of the day AND it sets the tone for the rest of your meals each day. This is such an important step when…