Monday, May 26, 2014

Easy Hummus Taco Lunch


Crispy tortilla
Roasted garlic Hummus
Cucumber
Chicken breast slices 
Mixed greens
Sweet onion
Tomatoes
Yellow pepper

Marinara Chicken Bake


LAYERED!


Baby Spinach
6 skinless chicken thighs
Montreal chicken seasoning
Broccoli florets
Baby carrots
Marinara sauce
Granulated Garlic powder

Bake at 400 for 45 minutes to an hour (stirring halfway)

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Creamy Chicken Cous Cous Salad


2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, grilled and chopped into large chunks 
2 cups carrot, baby 
1 can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp butter
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 cup whole wheat cous cous, cooked
1/2 cup italian parsley, finely chopped
1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon paprika

Grill chicken, slice and put in a large bowl (or make ahead).

Sauté carrots with garlic, butter, salt and pepper until soft and slightly browned.

Mix all ingredients with chicken. Eat warm or cold. I serve mine over mixed greens.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Bean Tostada


Baked blue corn tortilla
Plain Greek Yogurt 
Salsa
Mixed greens
Black beans
Cherry tomato
Avocado
Feta
Green onion

Cod Lime Vinaigrette Bake


Easiest dinner ever! And if you don't like seafood...I am sorry, but I just don't understand. 

Cod pieces, vinaigrette, limes and red onion. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes. 

Morning "mocha"


This is my absolutely favorite morning shake! Seriously tastes like a mocha, but 1 million times better for me. This is usually gone by 7:30 am after my 5:30 am workout!


FYI - Shakeology is not just a protein shake; it's your daily dose of nutrition that includes phytonutrients, digestive enzymes, pre and probiotics, superfoods, AND protein. Plus it doesn't have a bunch of chemicals like other meal replacement shakes do.  

Meal Prepping


Prepping for my weekly meals is serious business for me. NO! I don not cook everything in advance...that just would not work for me. 

People always ask me what I prep and how I do it. Planning is my forte and I realize it isn't others strong suit. Below is a basic list of how I do it (I have to break it up into days because I really don't have a lot of time).

Bring it on!


So excited to start my new fitness program! Starting 6/2 I am taking the P90x3 challenge. 

Some of you know I already have lost 20 lbs with T25 and now it's time to switch it up and tone it up. 

I hope I fall in love with this program the way I have with T25. Bring it on! 

Rise & Shine Power Drink


8 oz cold coffee, chocolate shakeology, 4 oz milk and 8 cubes ice. BLEND!

FYI - Shakeology is not just a protein shake; it's your daily dose of nutrition that includes phytonutrients, digestive enzymes, pre and probiotics, superfoods, AND protein. Plus it doesn't have a bunch of chemicals like other meal replacement shakes do.  

Coffee Creamer


My new coffee creamer! 
1 cup vanilla almond milk, 1 tablespoon agave, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract (optional). If you are trying to avoid artificial sweetener or refined sugar this is great, but takes some getting used to.