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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 ...

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 ...

Healthy Shrimp and Grits Recipe

Healthy Shrimp and Grits Recipe

I love shrimp and grits, but it’s not the healthiest meal. I found an AWESOME recipe for garlic-cilantro shrimp and I modified it to make it healthy. Then, I put my yummy shrimp over some creamy polenta (which is WAY better than grits) and boom! You have a healthy shrimp and grits (well, ...

Monisha’s Minute: Salads Salads and more Salads!

Monisha’s Minute: Salads Salads and more Salads!

I’ve jumped on the mason jar band wagon and here’s my take on it. I didn’t want to post anything about it until I went through a week’s worth of salad. And yes, the baby spring mix leaves remained fresh for seven days! I decided to go with the wide mouth quart size mason jars. I figured if ...

Quinoa Broccoli Casserole

Quinoa Broccoli Casserole

This recipe is AMAZING! Seriously, it’s my new obsession! Well, besides brussel sprouts. It’s pretty simple to make too. Don’t let the instructions intimidate you. The thing that makes it delicious and not too “earthy” is the cheese. You MUST get good quality cheese ...