Chicken Apple Cheddar Salad with Toasted Quinoa & Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

You know what’s better than a healthy meal? One that’s just as beautiful as it tastes! I mean seriously look at this bowl of goodness! It’s the perfect transition from summer to fall by incorporating garden fresh greens, juicy tomatoes and flavors like tart apple and sweet maple. It’s so simple to toss together (pun intended) you’ll be making it all day, everyday! By topping it with toasted quinoa you can keep it nut-free without sacrificing a little added crunch and protein. This salad not only captures the beginning of the new season but makes saying goodbye to summer worth every single delicious bite! Continue reading

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BLT Spaghetti Squash Boats

Yup, you’re looking at a lightened up version of a BLT. This low carb, easy to throw together, full of flavor and clean eating dish makes the perfect meal. Not to mention even better leftovers! Continue reading

Jerk Chicken and Mango Skewers

Seriously, is it summer yet? Don’t get me wrong I enjoy the winter (for the most part) but some warm weather and sunshine would do a girl some good right about now. Not to mention some seasonally inspired eats… Continue reading

Spicy Chicken and Chickpea Curry

 

“I am learning to trust the journey even when I do not understand it.” -Mila Bron

I made a pit stop at Whole Foods on my way home from work the other day. I pulled into the crowded parking lot, snagged a pretty decent spot (to my surprise), parked my car like a pro and headed in on a broccoli, grapefruit and almond yogurt mission. After grabbing what I needed from the produce section I continued on and strolled through the remaining isles finding myself reaching for items not on my list (hunger, maybe?). When I finally made it to the check out line, after covering seemingly every square inch of the store, I waited patiently for my turn. Continue reading