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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Chocolate Peanut Butter Zucchini Smoothie and my current pregnancy favs!

Pregnant or not activewear is my go to. Who doesn't love a comfy pair of leggings that not only hug your curves but move with you for the ultimate in comfiness? One of my favorite brands that I just can't get enough of is Climawear. This company not only has been my top choice prior to pregnancy but has also worked with me through every stage of it…it's like these pieces just get it and every bump and additional curve that pop up. Ha! Continue reading

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

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