Looking for a fun and simple summertime lunch idea? This chicken salad is perfect for an afternoon by the pool or to prep ahead for lunch throughout the week. I made this recipe for lunch this week and packed sliced cucumbers to use in replacement of crackers or bread. It only got better as the … Continue reading Creamy Cranberry Chicken Salad
Happy Sunday everyone!!! Is anyone ever ready for Monday? I think my case of the Monday's gets worse with each week, especially when there is a holiday around the corner. This week, my family flies in from Ohio and I can't wait to see them! Even though they were just here in Christmas, it seems … Continue reading Vegan Carrot Cake Protein Bites
How about a recipe? I haven't posted one in a while and this one is just too good not to share. We all know I love a good "mock cookie pie". Well, how about just a mock cookie? These cookies are filled with protein and just sweet enough to give you that cookie feeling. I'm … Continue reading Peanut Butter Protein Cookies
This chicken salad isn't your traditional "chicken salad." It is a cross between chicken salad and a salad with chicken, but it is definitely delicious and flavorful! It was the perfect post-run lunch for me yesterday afternoon, so I just had to share this little creation! It is super easy and very quick to make. … Continue reading Not So Traditional Chicken Salad
I know, I literally haven't posted in FOREVER. I'm so sorry! Here are my excuses: The holidays. WEDDINGS! I started grad school. That is pretty much it. All of my spare times seems to revolve around exercise and/or studying now a days, BUT this recipe needs to be shared! This has been my savior the … Continue reading Black Bean Chicken Soup w/ Cilantro
You know I love my chili! Nothing sounds better to me then a big bowl of chili once football season rolls around and Arizona evenings start to catch a little chill. The crockpot becomes my best friend once the fall weather starts to trickle in and helps my meal planning and preparation get a bit … Continue reading Another Sunday, another chili recipe!
When it come to snacking, I'm the queen of all things crunchy and delicious, but always with a healthy twist. Chips? Not for me, but give me a bag of homemade trail mix and I'm a happy girl. Recently, I have been absolutely nuts about nuts. What's not to love? Crunchy and delicious on their … Continue reading Unleash Your Inner Nut!
Good morning! I use to be an oatmeal every morning type of person, but I was always using oatmeal from a packet. Now I will give myself some credit because I was choosing a "weight controlled version" to avoid loads of excess sugar. After taking some time off of the oatmeal train, I had a … Continue reading Easy like Oatmeal
After a week of having the flu and eating bland boring meals, I was ready to get back in the kitchen and make myself a good lunch! Although I am no longer vegetarian, I do like to have days throughout the week where I go back to my vegetarian ways and avoid meat for the … Continue reading A Flavorful Lunch, Vegan/Vegetarian Chickpea “Chicken” Salad
Good morning football fans! I will be cheering on the Buckeyes from my couch this morning as I catch up on a million things that took a back seat during my first week of work! Seeing the snowflakes hitting my beloved Buckeyes on the field is a nice confirmation of why I am here looking outside … Continue reading Pile on Pancakes… Protein Pancakes That Is!