If you’re in a pinch with time and/or you have some leftover brown rice (or loads of it in your pantry that you want to get rid of), then try this quick cajun-inspired chicken, shrimp and rice dish! This is a remixed version of the Taco Chicken & Rice dish I recently made, showing just
This is one of my favorite recipes from my new cookbook. This Greek turkey burger is surprisingly succulent and very flavorful with each bite. Here’s why this is one of my most exciting “comfort food” makeovers… I’ve heard over the years that ground turkey can be pretty challenging to enjoy – it’s leanness is one
Over the past 7 years, I’ve started and stopped meal prepping more times than I can count. Each time I was on a roll with meal prep, then suddenly, seemingly out of nowhere, I’d just stop. Work got too busy. I got tired of the food. I hated the clean up. I suddenly didn’t have
I get it – some foods you just can’t live without. One of those foods for me is Mexican cuisine, specifically tacos – chicken and barbacoa tacos are my go to! Growing up in Texas I’ve had my weekly (probably more like daily) dose of spicy, tangy and smoky flavored food. Put simply – it’s
The first healthy meal I ever made for myself was grilled chicken breast with green beans and brown rice. The chicken was previously frozen, the green beans were from a can and the brown rice was instant. I didn’t really know what I was doing so I smothered the chicken with so much Mrs. Dash
I made chicken couscous dish for the first time long ago because I was tired of my usual chicken and rice mix. Sure, it’s a clutch meal but even your clutch meal can be a little stale, no matter how much sauce you put on it. That’s when variety becomes important. It’s the difference between
Satisfy that craving for Asian cuisine all week long with this easy 15-minute chicken Pad Thai. I get it – we want the flavor and the heartiness without the bloat. Here are my hacks to making this dish more calorie conscious and nutritious: Use less brown rice noodles and more vegetables like (red) cabbage and
Slow cooker season is here! Well, truthfully, it never left but the colder weather is even more of an excuse to fire up the old “crockpot,” toss in some items, walk away, then come back to a delicious, warming recipe. If you want to switch up your favorite chicken soup recipe, try my Italian-inspired greens
Hey there fit foodie! Today I want to show you a quick and easy way to use leftover rotisserie chickens to make a rotisserie chicken salad. You can use the rotisserie chicken breast or chicken thighs, depending on what you have more of on hand. Chicken breast is leaner, but chicken thighs are more juicy.
This is part 2 of a 4-part recipe series with my friends from Yoplait on 4 easy, creative ways to incorporate more yogurt into our diets! For these recipes I’ll be using YQ Plain yogurt – it is ultra filtered milk and packed with protein. A 5oz serving has 17g protein and 1g sugar. If
I’ve come to realize – for quite some time now – that I’m not an “absolutist.” I don’t plan on solely subscribing to a particular diet for the rest of my life. Instead, I enjoy picking and choosing elements from the various diets (and foods) and making it work for me nutritionally. Here’s a peak
Here’s another installment of my “cooking on the go” series with my friends at Hilton – this time I’m at Home2 Suites. One of the BEST parts of the experience is being able to enjoy it with my best friend, Max! This chicken fried rice weeknight dinner recipe is truly fast and simple. I
Here’s an easy, customizable recipe to curb sweet tooth and any craving for Asian-inspired comfort food. The honey and rice vinegar help offset the spiciness of the Sriracha. To reduce the amount of calories from carbohydrates, you can use less honey and supplement with a natural sweetener such as Stevia in the raw, as well
This avocado chicken salad recipe is not only healthy but absolutely delicious too! If you were looking for avocado recipes that are packed with protein and healthy fats, look no further. This is also a great low carb option if you omit the tortilla wrap. While you can definitely use left over rotisserie chicken (which
If you’re looking for a spicy way to liven your chicken meal prep this week, then try this easy cajun-inspired rub! Remember the 3-part process to perfect chicken breast – rub, sear and bake. Boom! I recommend enjoying this chicken inside a salad wrap.
If you’re looking for a fail proof chicken recipe then look no further than my balsamic grilled chicken! So long as you don’t overcook the chicken, this recipe can’t lose. The tangy and sour notes of balsamic are complemented with freshly chopped mint and Italian herbs. Perfect to eat with grilled veggies, couscous or over