Fit & Frugal: DIY Dishwasher Tabs

Lately, we’ve been trying to find the best ways to cut the cost of our grocery bigger dollar items to make room for our healthier eating wants and splurges.  First we switched over to using a laundry sauce.  It’s much nicer on my kids’ skin and I feel like it cleans my clothes much better […]

Fit Foodie: Nom nom

I think the thought that you can’t make old recipes when searching for healthier foods is just silly!  We gather up all the recipes that we have and menu plan.  The key is the ingredients.  It always has been.  Make the substitutions!  Find how to make it still yummy and lighter!  We had a pretty tasty…nom […]

ABFOL’s 31 day purge

I decided that it was time to re-organize!  The holidays and marathon training plus all else in life completely wrecked my system I had going.  We have never been completely unorganized but the clutter had definitely built up! I won’t lie.  The thought of organizing itself brings on the chaos!  You need to move and […]

Fit Foodie: Honestly.

Honestly…I haven’t been feeling like much of a “Fit Foodie” lately.  I have been without my inspiration or spark with cooking.  I’m not sure where I lost it but if you find it, I’d sure like it back.  Cooking has not been that fun for me.  We’ve been trying new recipes lately and it all […]

Fit Foodie: The Menu Plan.

I’m starting the year off differently.  I need to restart my body.  I need to rededicate myself.  So as well as bringing Jump Start 2014 Fitness One Week Challenge  back for 2015, I will be posting my 7 day menu plan for hubby, myself and the family.  The kids will vary their foods during the day but […]

Beautiful Mess: The me I used to be

Every one from a distance and up close has seen one of the transformations that I have done in the last two years.  That’s far from all that I have done.  I have chosen to open up and really figure it all out.  Who am I?  What do I want?  How am I going to […]

Fit Foodie: A little all over the place!

Pasta with Asparagus I had an asparagus need.  It had been over 2 months since we had it and there’s just something about asparagus.  It’s weird because I never ever ever liked asparagus growing up.  Brussel sprouts and asparagus were my achilles heel! http://www.skinnytaste.com/2010/06/pasta-with-asparagus.html Mini Red Velvet Whoopie Pies http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/red-velvet-whoopie-pies-50400000133155/   Honey Whole Wheat Bread […]

Fit Foodie: Just no so… #hubbymade

I did not feel like it.  I just didn’t.  Thank goodness the hubby has been watching me!  I pulled myself together to make some of these but the star of the week, Sugar Snap Pea and Mushroom Sauté with Flank Steak, was ALL him!  It was the most tastiest, fantabulous dinner I have had in a […]

Fit Foodie: My slow week.

    Chicken Tetrazzini with Zucchini Noodles http://www.inspiralized.com/2014/04/30/chicken-tetrazzini-with-zucchini-noodles/ Crispy Baked Potato Chips  http://www.inspiralized.com/2013/08/29/crispy-baked-potato-chips-with-sriracha-garlic-yogurt-dip/   S’MORE CUPS http://coleensrecipes.blogspot.com/2013/07/smore-cups.html?m=1

Fit Foodie: One Pan Love!

One Pan Cheesy Kielbasa & Tomato Noodles Ingredients 6 oz turkey kielbasa, sliced 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 can of Rotel tomatoes with mild chiles, not drained 2 1/2 cups chicken broth 8 oz no-yolk egg noodles 3 cups fresh spinach 1 cup shredded Monterrey jack & cheddar 1/2 cup green […]