Baked Avocado Egg Rolls

Inspired by the same type found at the Cheesecake Factory!! BUT you’re in charge of your ingredients! Ingredients 2 small avocados, chopped ¼ cup onion, chopped ½ cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen ¾ cup black beans 2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped ¼ teaspoon granulated garlic Sea salt and black pepper, to taste Pinch of…

Chicken Tortilla Soup that will ROCK your world!

Andrea’s Chicken Tortilla Soup Serves 6 6 tablespoons olive oil 8 corn tortillas, chopped 6 cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 medium onion, diced 1/2 jalapeno, minced Juice of 1 lime 1 16oz. jar tomatillo salsa (I use Herdez) 1 13oz. box crushed tomatoes (I use Cirio) ***Note – you can…

Chicken Tomatillo Enchiladas

This recipe can be doubled if needed. Ingredients: 2 Organic Chicken Breasts Kitchen Basics Chicken stock 2 jars Herdez Salsa Verde HEB Organic Shredded Mexican Blend Cheese Corn Tortillas Pico di gallo (we make our own but you can buy this pre-made) Avocado Season chicken breasts. Place them in a stock pot. Pour chicken stock…

Andrea’s Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

In need of a fast, high flavor dish that your whole family will enjoy? This is a constant at our house. Feel free to switch it up to suit your taste! Andrea’s Turkey Lettuce Wraps Ingredients: 1 package extra lean ground turkey 1 package mushrooms, chopped (I use Organic White Beech Mushrooms or Shiitakes) 1⁄2…

Pasta Transformation! Zucchini Spaghetti with Basil Pesto

Love pasta? Love noodles? Trying to cut the carbs? Get ready, I’m going to change your life! Well, not literally but maybe just a little in the food department! My new kitchen toy is Sur La Table’s Vegetable and Fruit Spiral Slicer. You can use this with Zucchini, Carrots, Beets, Radishes, Potatoes, Bell Peppers, Onions, Apples…

Chicken Breast with Sautéed Mushrooms

Mushroom lovers, this is for you! These mushrooms sautéed with garlic and sherry vinegar are incredibly flavorful, you’ll want to put them on everything. (Leftovers taste great in an omelette!) Total Time: 48 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 38 min. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 1½ tsp. olive oil, divided use 4 (4-oz.) raw chicken breasts, boneless, skinless 4 medium…

Cauliflower Mock Mashed Potatoes

I’ve been following a Macro based meal plan since January and am always on the hunt for lower carb options of foods that I love – like Mashed Potatoes! I made these last night and my husband couldn’t get enough! He was amazed at how rich and cream and just how much this tasted like…

Amazing No Guilt Tomato Bisque

I LOVE TOMATOES!! If you do too try this amazing no guilt (cream free) tomato bisque as a healthy alternative to the typical version. Ingredients 1 28oz can organic san marzano tomatoes 2 stalks of celery 1/2 purple onion 1/2 red bell pepper 3 cloves of garlic 1/2 cup raw cashews 1tbsp fresh chopped Italian…

Grilled Portobello with Sautéed Kale and Goat Cheese

This is a fantastic recipe for a great healthy meal. I like to whip these up on meatless Mondays. The portobellos are savory and the kale is loaded with vitamins.  Ingredients 2 Portobello Mushrooms 4 Chopped Cloves Garlic 5 oz Chopped Kale 2 oz Goat Cheese 1 Slice Coarse Italian Bread Red Pepper Flakes Salt…

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

This is a great healthy soup recipe that I got from a friend and modified from the P09X diet. I like to have a cup or small bowl of it with dinner to help fill me up (and it tastes awesome). Ingredients 2 Butternut Squash Nutmeg Cinnamon Olive Oil 3 ribs of celery finely chopped…

Roasted Garlic, Tomato, and Spinach Quinoa Salad

This is a yummy protein rich quinoa salad perfect for mid-week fitness meals. Although often classified as a grain, quinoa is a closer relative with leafy green vegatables such as spinach and Swiss chard. It’s protein rich, has a nutty flavor and a creamy, slightly crunchy texture. Add roasted garlic, tomato and spinach and you…

Slightly Blackened Fish Tacos

In a hurry? This is a great healthy recipe that takes less than 15 minutes to prepare. Because it’s so quick sometimes I’ll prepare this on weekday evenings when I get home from teaching fitness classes. It’s quick, easy and there’s only one pan to clean!