If you love pesto, then you are going to love this Pesto Chicken and Pasta recipe! It’s full of delicious pesto flavor yet packed with protein for a healthy filling meal. I love this recipe because it’s so easy to make and I usually have all of the ingredients on hand already.  Start out by cooking your chicken breast and shredding it. I did this in my Crockpot and cooked on high for 3 hours with a little bit of chicken broth. But this can also be done in the oven or in an Instant Pot. Once the chicken is done, it’s time to startRead More →

For most of us the New Years comes with reflection on the previous year. Were you able to achieve the goals you originally set for yourself? What would you like to do different this year? It’s a great time to reflect on all aspects of your life. But if you catch yourself thinking “I can’t wait for the new year because things will be different”, then I have some hard truth to tell you… Nothing in your life will change unless you do.  That’s right. You won’t just magically lose the weight, get stronger, reduce your stress, etc. without actually making a change and workingRead More →

Whether you’re counting calories, tracking macros, or keeping an eye on your sugar or sodium intake, I’m sure you have run into the issue of not knowing the nutritional breakdown of a recipe. It’s easy enough to read a nutrition label on a packaged good, but what about when you make something from scratch? It might seem like a mathematics induced headache waiting to happen, but I promise that it’s easier than you think! Here’s how to calculate the nutrition information from a recipe, step-by-step. Step #1: Determine the Number of Servings There are many apps and websites out there that will do the mathRead More →

These Breakfast Burrito Bowls are the perfect meal prep recipe for when you need something quick and inexpensive. Theses come out to less than $1.70 per meal (not including seasoning or olive oil since most people have that already). Make this for a quick breakfast or lunch during the week to make eating healthy a no-brainer.  Start out by making a batch of my Roasted Potatoes. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Peel and dice your potatoes into evenly sized 1″ pieces. Mix with the 1 tbsp of olive oil and your seasonings of choice. I used 1/2 tbsp Fresh Jax Toasted Onion Seasoning.Read More →

A common myth of meal prepping is that it is expensive. But this isn’t true! With a little bit of planning, you can easily find recipes that won’t break the bank. Take this one for example! This Chicken Enchilada Skillet recipe will cost you $2.50 per meal or less. To be honest you probably have some of the ingredients in your kitchen already, which would bring down the cost a lot. For example, this meal prep cost me $1.50 per meal, and I made 5 meals! Now onto the recipe… Start out by adding the chicken broth and chili powder to a large skillet withRead More →

Chili is one of my favorite winter meals. There’s something so comforting about a warm bowl of chili. The only thing I don’t like about it is that some recipes require tons of prep work and hours of cooking on the stove. While I don’t mind this every once in a while, I much prefer recipes that are quick to whip up and require very little prep work. That is why I created this super easy Crockpot turkey chili recipe! About 10 minutes of prep work and you’re done! Let the Crockpot do all of the hard work for you! Start out by peeling andRead More →

I absolutely love traditional brown sugar glazed sweet potatoes. They’re the perfect holiday treat. But their nutritional profile just isn’t something that is worth it to be all of the time. That is why I decided to make a more macro friendly, “skinny” version that is still full of flavor but not of calories. Start out by preheating the oven to 450 and lining a baking sheet with either a silicone baking mat or sprayed tin foil. Next peel and chop your sweet potatoes into 1″ cubes and place in a bowl. In another small bowl mix your melted butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt andRead More →

I’m a big fan of fitness watches and I’ve had the Polar A360 for a few years and still really love it. (You can read my review of the Polar A360 watch here). However I thought it was time for an upgrade. After doing a lot of research I ended up going with the Polar Ignite watch and I couldn’t be happier! Here is my full review.  Design The Polar Ignite has a really sleek design. It has a regular watch band that you can get in many different colors, plus a round watch face. What I loved is that even though it has aRead More →

If you’re looking for a complete meal that can be on the table in under 30 minutes, then you’ve come to the right place. This Instant Pot BBQ Pinneapple Chicken couldn’t be any easier to make.  You’ll have a perfectly cooked meal in no time! If you don’t have an Instant Pot, no worries! You can also make this recipe in the oven (click here for the recipe) Start out by placing the metal insert into the bottom of your Instant Pot. Lay your chicken breasts on top and then pour in the 1/2 cup pineapple juice. Next add in the pineapple chunk making sureRead More →

Anytime I can make an entire recipe in just one pot, that’s win in my book. I’ve definitely been known to use almost every pot and pan in the house when making a meal (just ask my husband!). This Instant Pot Bruschetta Chicken is healthy, easy to make, and is ready in under 20 minutes all in one pot. That’s triple win for me! Recipe Notes: If the pasta isn’t fully cooked after 3 minutes, set the Instant Pot to “saute” and cook some more. Continue to stir until the pasta is tender.Read More →