Cajun Chicken Salad

Excellent served hot or cold, use this salad as your next filling for stuffed peppers, wrapped up in lettuce cups, or served over cauliflower rice. Cajun Chicken Salad Ingredients:  2 Chicken Breasts, skinless 1 teaspoon Cajun Seasoning (see recipe below) 1 Sweet Red Pepper, cut into small strips 1 Green Pepper, cut into small strips […]

Alaskan Cod with Mediterranean Sauce

This delicate white fish pairs beautifully with the flavors of the Mediterranean. Tilapia or Pollock work nicely too, in place of cod. Alaskan Cod with Mediterranean Sauce Ingredients:  1 tablespoon Coconut Oil 3 medium cloves of Garlic, chopped 1/2 cup Dry White Wine 1 1/2 cups Grape Tomatoes, halved (quartered if large) 1 cup Low […]

Scotch Eggs

Traditionally coated in bread crumbs and then deep fried, we spin this protein packed dish into a healthy grab-n-go meal. Serve on top of a bed of mixed greens. Scotch Eggs Ingredients:  6 hard-boiled Omega-3 Eggs, peeled 1 pound Ground Turkey 10-12 ounces of uncooked Breakfast Sausage (from Healthy Living Guide recipe) 1 tablespoon Coconut […]

Stuffed Peppers

For a vegetarian twist, omit ground meat and double the mushrooms. If you don’t have bell peppers on hand, take a large zucchini, slice lengthwise, and hollow out some of the flesh with a spoon. This filling also makes an excellent breakfast the next morning served with scrambled eggs. Stuffed Peppers Ingredients:  6-8 large Green […]

Simple Chicken Soup

Nothing heals better than classic chicken soup. Make a large batch and freeze for those long winter nights or give to a friend who may be under the weather. Simple Chicken Soup Ingredients:  4 Chicken Breasts, quartered 4 tablespoons Herb Mix 1 Onion, quartered 1 Bay Leaf 2 Carrots 1/2 teaspoon whole Peppercorns 4 stalks […]

Holiday Eating

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, laughing all the way. All those smells and holiday treats, wonder what I weigh? The average American gains between five to eight pounds from Thanksgiving through the end of the year. This does not mean that when the holidays come around that you cannot partake in socializing and some special treats. […]

Let’s Reinvent Breakfast!

“Morgenmete,” or the morning meal that most individuals call “breakfast,” originated in the 15th century.  In the Middle Ages, Europeans didn’t eat it. Each culture and country has its own version of the first meal of the day. Early settlers in America ate “ashcakes” – cornmeal wrapped in cabbage leaves and heated in the fire. […]

Why You Should Question Your Source of Protein.

By Melonie Jorgensen, Health Coach and Wellness Program Director Protein is an important part of your diet because it raises your metabolism, reduces cravings, and leaves you feeling satisfied while helping you to achieve optimum weight and blood sugar levels.  The health food sections that are now in most grocery stores offer some healthy selections. […]

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