Fit Foodie: Cleaning House

Time to clean house!  All of these odd ingredients need to be used!  It is driving me batty.  This past week I sat down and decided that enough was enough.  The refrigerator looked empty again which triggered the kids to ask repeatedly for everything that was not in the refrigerator. (I know you know exactly […]

Fit Foodie: All the protein

Lately I have been stumped on what to make.  We are hitting the end of the school year and with that, the end of dance class & nearing the end of baseball/t-ball season.  What this means in our kitchen?  Odd ingredients.  We have tons of menu planned recipes that were never made and random ingredients […]

Fit Foodie: Time to cram!

Time to cram…cram every single pinterest’d recipe I can into the meal prep and menu planning before July 11th.  That is when I start training for Marine Corps Marathon.  I do not like to deviate too much from my normal trusted foods while in the middle of training.  My stomach and I have suffered before […]

Fit Foodie: I am successful but boring

We have hit our crazy busy months with family life.  The kids’ extracurricular stuff is in full swing and nearing the end.  Our weeks are filled to the brim on all but one day a week and that is only for worship.  I find that the busier I get, the easier it is to cook […]

Fit Foodie: Prep Everything!

This is common prep day look for my kitchen.  I have tried to do it a little at a time but honestly, I hate having a sink full of dishes every day. When I prep, I am actually prepping for all 6 of us.  There are some items that all of us like and others […]

Fit Foodie: Going strong

There have not been as many new recipes lately.  I am focusing a lot on getting into a good cost vs trying new recipe balance.  As much as I want to try everything I see on Pinterest, I need to tone it down while feeding this family of six.  The littlest’s appetite is becoming not […]

Fit Foodie: Meal prep has forced its way back in.

I have not been posting lately regarding our family’s fit foodie adventures but we have still been venturing outside the comfort zones.  Recently though, I have been indulging almost completely in my Christmas gift from my in-laws, the Skinnytaste Cookbook.   Spiralized Shanghai Beef and Broccoli http://www.skinnytaste.com/2015/02/spiralized-shanghai-beef-and-broccoli.html Zucchini Lasagna http://www.skinnytaste.com/2009/02/zucchini-lasagna.html NO BAKE BANANA BREAD BITES (PALEO, […]

Fit Foodie: Blue Apron & Meal Prep

Chicken & Garlic Chive Meatballs with Quick Apple & Brussels Sprout Kimchi I absolutely loved the blue apron variety but this dish was super spicy for me. https://www.blueapron.com/recipes/chicken-garlic-chive-meatballs-with-quick-apple-brussels-sprout-kimchi Nutella energy bites Nutella Energy Bites Baked eggs Homemade granola bars (still working on refining) Kodiak Power Cake muffins wrapped in turkey bacon We use the recipe that […]

Fit Foodie: Last of 2015

Kodiak power cakes with nutella and banana Homemade sausage ramen soup http://nutritionfor.us/2013/01/homemade-sausage-ramen-soup/ Yellow pepper, red pepper, crushed tomato, garlic on one side AND black olive & pineapple added to it all on the other! Final Hello Fresh meal:  Pork Tenderloin with roasted sweet potato and green beans! Grilled Cheese Pull Aparts

Fit Foodie: On Plan

Crock Pot Picadillo http://www.skinnytaste.com/2013/01/crock-pot-picadillo.html First Hello Fresh box… Hello Fresh: Pan-Seared Chicken and Orecchiette with Caramelized Bell Pepper and Parmesan Cream Sauce We were a little thrown off by this recipe.  The card that we had received called for broccoli and we received peas. CREAMY CHICKEN WILD RICE SOUP {SLOW COOKER} http://www.littlespicejar.com/creamy-chicken-wild-rice-soup-slow-cooker/ Hello Fresh: Turkish […]