Red Pepper and Sausage Soup

April 10, 2015

This recipe is a healthier variation on one of my favorite soups. Tons of veggies- which means vitamins and minerals- plus fat to help your body absorb them! Ingredients: 3/4 lb italian sausage, loose (sweet or hot, depending on preference) 1 tbsp olive oil 2 clove garlic 1 cup onion, diced 1-28 oz can diced […]

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Sweet Potato Burritos

April 3, 2015

With the beautiful weather lately, it’s hard not to start day-dreaming about (or actually going!) hiking the Gorge or cycling for a few hours.  These burritos are delicious pre- or mid-expedition fuel, or just a great breakfast or lunch on any day. Ingredients: 1 cup cooked sweet potato, mashed (feel free to leave the skins […]

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Philly Cheesesteak Peppers

February 27, 2015

We all have our guilty pleasures, the comfort foods we can’t live without.  But, if we’re trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle, it’s often hard to fit them into our meal plan.  Here’s a take on one of my guilty pleasures- Philly Cheesesteaks- that allows them to still be an occasional part of my diet […]

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Black bean, Kale, Tomato over Sweet Potato

February 13, 2015

Check out this awesome vegetarian dinner recipe from Trainer Christina Riccetti!  Sweet potatoes are the foundation of this dish- and are packed with vitamins, not to mention delicious.  She rounds out this dish with beans and cheese for protein, and kale and tomatoes for more veggie goodness. Ingredients: Sweet Potatoes Bunch of Kale Pint cherry tomatoes […]

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Choose Your Own Adventure Fresh Tomato Soup!

November 28, 2014

Tomato soup is a classic, but it has as many variations as there are cooks. So why not choose your own tomato soup adventure tonight? The variations listed here are intended to create a flavorful soup that avoids the need for heavy cream and the saturated fats that come with it (but since you’re choosing […]

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Sweet Chili

November 14, 2014

Chili makes for an easy, hearty meal in the (surprisingly cold already!) winter. By no means traditional, this version is lighter than typical tex-mex chili because of the substitution of ground turkey for half of the meat and the addition of Thai spices. Ingredients: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, diced ½ lb ground […]

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