25 easy ways to add protein to your diet

I think most of us know by now that we need protein in our diet to keep us healthy and strong.  There are many ideas out there about how much is good for us. Some may say that we are eating too much and need to cut back, others say we need more.  I have always followed the idea of “moderation in all … [Read more...]

White Bean Chicken Chili

I can't get enough of this chili! Add the toppings and you are in for a treat! White Bean Chicken Chili 2 T. olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 3 rotisserie chicken breasts, chopped 1 90z pkg frozen white corn 2 15 oz. cans Great Northern beans, undrained 1 7 0z. can … [Read more...]

Honey Chicken Stir Fry

 Fast, easy, good! You're gonna love this healthy stir fry! Honey Chicken Stir Fry  1 lb. chicken diced into pieces 1 clove garlic minced 1/8 t. salt 1/8 t. pepper 2 t. olive oil divided 4 T. honey 2 T. low sodium soy sauce 1 lb. frozen stir fry veggies 2 t. cornstarch 1 T. … [Read more...]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

 You're going to love this recipe! It's pretty soupy, so you'll want to spruce it up with some of these delicious toppings. And - BONUS - this makes a great freezer meal. Check out THIS post for some great freezer meal tips. Chicken Tortilla Soup 1- 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes 2- 8 oz.  … [Read more...]

The Loaded Yam

You're going to love this one! It makes for such a unique, refreshing lunch - or it can even hold it's own for dinner. Loaded Yam Baked yams Craisins Low fat feta cheese Chopped pecans Chopped green onions Shredded rotisserie chicken Salt and pepper Mash yam with fork, then top with … [Read more...]

Healthy Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps

 You're gonna love this one! I'm all about the ease and the flavor of rotisserie chicken, and lately it's been my obsession to see how many recipes I can shortcut by using them. I'm proud to share the lastest (and best) with you so far. These are as healthy as they are good, and so you … [Read more...]

Healthy Fresh Raspberry Recipes

A few years ago we had a raspberry bush in our backyard. My six-year-old daughter was 18 months at the time, and while the raspberries were on, she would often turn up missing during the day. I never panicked, however, because I soon learned that she had a one-track mind: “get to the raspberry … [Read more...]

Fresh Peach Dessert

I don't know what I love more about this dessert...the buttery crust with a nutty flavor, the sweet cream cheese filling, the fresh peaches, or the whipped cream on top. Just writing that made my mouth start watering! I hope you enjoy this as much as I do. I wait all year for peach season so I can … [Read more...]

Healthy Crock Pot Mandarin Chicken

You're going to love me for this one! Anytime healthy intersects with crock pot and delicious, the recipe is a keeper! I can't wait for you to try it. After you try it, be sure to leave a comment and let me know what you think!And because we are heading into a busy spring season, I thought you … [Read more...]

Mango Berry Spinach Salad

A little low-fat feta cheese, some sunflower seeds, and my favorite mix of berries and mango - can life get any better? Pair this with my FAVORITE homemade salad dressing, and you will be in heaven this summer with this amazing salad. It’s perfect for luncheons, a barbecue, or a light dinner with … [Read more...]

Dinner in a Pumpkin

Looking for a fun and yummy fall meal to make for your family? If our Halloween dinner didn't do the trick, then you'll love this Dinner in a Pumpkin with a healthy twist! Make sure you start a few hours before dinner so it will have time to cook. … [Read more...]

Five Fabulous, Healthy Fall Recipes

  Fall is such a great time of year! Sweater season, changing leaves, the crisp bite to the air… And speaking of bites...yummy fall recipes! Here are some of my favorites – made healthier. I like having some Go-To options when it comes to food. Recipe #1You're going to love this … [Read more...]