Fit foodie: Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving was a rare and special one.  We had family coming over.  Being a military family, that is as rare as it comes for most.  It’s hard and expensive…but it is one of the greatest gifts!  Since we were so blessed, I had the chance to cook…but not just that really cook…like for a […]

Fit Foodie: Comfort Foods

Crock pot Chicken & Dumplings This was a big comfort food recipe for me as well as the tomato soup.  As the cold is coming in I feel the need to crawl under a blanket with a big bowl of warmth.  These two recipes were perfection for that! http://www.yummyhealthyeasy.com/2013/02/easy-slow-cooker-chicken-and-dumplings.html Chicken Parmesan Wraps http://www.canyoustayfordinner.com/2011/02/17/chicken-parmesan-wraps/ Frozen healthy […]

Fit Foodie: Bakes & Soups!

My new all time favorite for a vegetable parmesan bake!!!  I just do not even know what to say about it.  I just simply love it!!! Layered Zucchini Parmesan http://www.handletheheat.com/2010/10/layered-zucchini-parmesan.html The hubby loved this soup!  Well he loves the Skinny taste’s crock pot meatballs that are in the soup…he loves them along side of anything! […]

Fit Foodie: A Full Week!

Back to cooking full time!  I have enjoyed my rest and all of the yummy freezer meals as well as the lovely meals brought to us BUT I missed this.  I missed exploring the recipes, setting up a full meal plan and trying out something new!  It’s good to be back! Sweet Potato Irish Nachos […]

Fit Foodie Plan: Postpartum Week 2

I’m starting the change up.  We’ve been appreciating all the wonderful meals prepared for us from friends and the spouses of my husband’s co-workers.  But now…it’s creeping up to time.  Time to head from my regular Menu Planning to a Fit Foodie plan.  Honestly, a lot will not be changing but I feel that the […]

Menu plan: Winging it…sorta

We haven’t been cooking too much this last week due to Miss Hannah’s arrival, but we have enjoyed some yummy homemade meals from friends!  The two that we did have the chance for… Lighter Eggplant Parmesan http://www.skinnytaste.com/2009/03/lighter-eggplant-parmesan-5-pts.html We made a couple substitutions to the recipe due to what we had in the house.  My sauce […]

Menu Planning: The Baby Baking Finale!

Low-fat Pumpkin Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies http://www.skinnytaste.com/2011/09/low-fat-pumpkin-spiced-chocolate-chip.html These cookies were dangerously good!  It was the perfect start to my Project Bake a Baby Out!  Yes, I just said that.  I’m at the end and willing to try the wive’s tales again.  My new neighbor came by and said that she had baked her babies out. […]