This weeks recipe is: Ground Turkey Stuffed Peppers I love this recipe because it is so versatile. You can use ground turkey or ground beef, cheddar cheese or reduced fat cheese, quinoa or rice, and you can even add more veggies! Let your imagination run wild! If you don’t have a cast iron skillet, you […]

Comfort Food with Healthy Ingredients

The recipe of the week is: Tomato Basil Artichoke Baked Chicken. This delicious dish is light and lean, yet flavorful, and satisfying. The Mediterranean style chicken is made with healthy ingredients and easy to make. With the warmer weather, it’s the perfect time of year to enjoy a lighter meal. Ingredients: 4 chicken breasts (1.8 […]

It’s Grill Season

It’s grill season! In my opinion, I think everything tastes better on the grill and I love being able to cook outside in the beautiful weather! This all-in-one dinner bowl is easy, flavorful, and veggie packed! Today’s recipe is BBQ Ranch Grilled Chicken and Veggie Bowl: Ingredients For the chicken and veggies: 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts […]

Athletically Curvy

Where are my athletically curvy girls at?? 🙋🏼🙋🏼🙋🏼 … I’m super proud of my body and what it can do, but in all honesty I am most insecure about my legs – I always have been. They’re bigger and muscular and yes, sometimes I catch things that should have ideally fallen through a ‘thigh gap’… like […]

Delicious Detox Salad

Who doesn’t love a detox salad that is bright and flavorful? This salad is layered with baby kale, strawberries and watermelon, grapefruit, pomegranate arils, walnuts,  feta and its finished off with a sweet and creamy pomegranate Greek yogurt dressing.  Today’s recipe is Pink Detox Salad: Ingredients Dressing: 1/2 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt 1/4 cup pomegranate juice […]

Do you love salmon?

Do you love salmon and all of its health benefits? This dish is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids and protein. It’s also a great source of vitamin B12 and vitamin D. Not only is this dish healthy, but it’s super easy to prepare. Click on the link below for the recipe! http://www.willcookforsmiles.com/2017/01/avocado-salmon-rice-bowl.html

One Bowl, Simple Ingredients, & 100% Whole Grain

Are you looking for a healthy snack that has simple ingredients and 100% whole grain? Made with oatmeal and whole wheat flour, these healthy oatmeal bars are wholesome enough for breakfast or an afternoon snack. Try one warmed up with a dollop of Greek yogurt! Today’s recipe is Strawberry Oatmeal Bars: Strawberry Bars: 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats […]

Why is water so important?

I can’t stress enough how important it is to drink enough water! Here are six reasons to make sure you’re drinking enough water every day: 1. Drinking Water Helps Maintain the Balance of Body Fluids. 2. Water Can Help Control Calories. 3. Water Helps Energize Muscles. 4. Water Helps Keep Skin Looking Good. 5. Water […]

Easy, Healthy, & Ready in 20 Minutes

Who doesn’t love a meal that is healthy and ready in 20 minutes? Stir-fries are fast and hit every food group from veggies to lean protein. Start to finish, this simple dish can be ready in 20 minutes. This particular recipe is lighter and healthier than a traditional stir-fry recipe. It’s packed with veggies, sweetened with honey, and served over whole-grain brown […]

Why Should Women Lift Weights?

There are so many reasons why women should lift weights, but I’ll just share some TOP reasons: *Lifting makes us more toned. Even if we “gain” weight, we look smaller! (so no, lifting won’t make you bulk, ladies) *You burn more calories during your CARDIO workouts if you have more muscle! *You burn more FAT […]