Browsing Tag : Eating Healthy

Meal Prepping for Clean Eating and Weight Loss

Meal Prepping for Clean Eating and Weight Loss

I recently signed up for a training plan with celebrity trainer. Because of my unique nutritional needs, he sent me a list of approved foods and snacks for me to pick from each week. Once I looked at the list of items, I was able to craft an approved meal plan. I wanted to share with you my easy, ...

Chipotle’s Corn Salsa Recipe

Chipotle’s Corn Salsa Recipe

If you’ve followed us for any amount of time, you know we’re Chipotle junkies. Neither one of us eat fast food so Chipole is like our McDonald’s, except they serve real food. On numerous occasions, I’ve tried to recreate my vegetarian bowl from chipotle at home with no ...

What’s a Juice Fast REALLY Like? Find Out the Real Story

What’s a Juice Fast REALLY Like? Find Out the Real Story

I got the bright idea to try a juice fast the other day. Technically, I did a hybrid juice fast since I included smoothies as well. Read below as I recount my heroing experience hour by hour. 8:00 am – After my workout, I drank 8 oz of water. 8:15 am – After my meditation time (where I ...

Tips for New Vegetarians

Tips for New Vegetarians

There are a few different types of vegetarians: Broadly defined, a vegetarian is a person who does not eat meat, poultry, and fish. Vegetarians eat mainly fruit, vegetables, legumes, grains, seeds, and nuts. Many vegetarians eat eggs and/or dairy products but avoid hidden animal products such as ...

Meeting and Interviewing Joe Cross

Meeting and Interviewing Joe Cross

I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Joe Cross from Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead last week in Dallas, Texas. He is traveling around the country, speaking, meeting his followers as he promotes his new book the Reboot with Joe Juice Diet.  Here is a quick summary of my interview with ...

Turkey Sausage and Black Bean Soup Recipe

Turkey Sausage and Black Bean Soup Recipe

This is by far one of my favorite quick and healthy recipes! It’s so good and under 200 calories a bowl (without the cheese). Ingredients 1 green bell pepper turkey sausage (Eckridge) 1 can chicken broth 1 can of black beans small jar of salsa Instructions Spray a medium-sized pot with ...

Monisha’s Minute: Mason Jar Update

Monisha’s Minute: Mason Jar Update

Two weeks ago, I blogged about my first attempt at preparing salads in mason jars. Within the post I also provided helpful tips on prepping and storing the salad contents. Now that I’m entering Week 3, I thought it would be great to give a follow up on my salad mason jar journey. I experienced a ...

Faux Fried Rice Using Cauliflower (Soy and Gluten Free too!)

Faux Fried Rice Using Cauliflower (Soy and Gluten Free too!)

This weekend, I got a chance to run around white rock lake. The weather was awesome and I ran into a few old fitness friends. While chatting, they raved about all the guilt-free foods they were making with Cauliflower. Cauliflower????? Really?! Yup. From pizza crust to fried rice, they were ...