Chicken Tortilla Stew

This recipe was a little out of my comfort zone. I’m not big on spicy food, vegetables or Mexican cuisine. However I know that by challenging my self to eat clean these types of foods are gonna become fairly common. Luckily once I made this soup and tried it I fell in love. It had such a wonderful texture and was packed with flavor. It … Continue reading Chicken Tortilla Stew

Crock Pot Paprika Rubbed Roast Chicken

This is my first real attempt at intentionally making a clean dinner that doesn’t sacrifice flavor. I am so excited by how well this turned out. I ended up shredding the meat to use on sandwiches, salads and wraps for my lunches the rest of the week. This is such an easy way to cook chicken I can’t imagine roasting chicken any other way. Ingredients: … Continue reading Crock Pot Paprika Rubbed Roast Chicken

Clean Eating For Beginers

Yesterday I spent a few hours trying to familiarize myself with the basics of Clean Eating. Its a term I have heard thrown around quite a bit on social media and all my friends who have dropped weight and adopted a serious healthy lifestyle swear by it. But what is clean eating? I always assumed it meant no fun, heavy veggies light on flavor. So … Continue reading Clean Eating For Beginers

Greek Pasta Primavera

Ingredients: 1 Box Bow tie Pasta 1 Zucchini Squash (sliced) 1/2 Red, Green & Yellow Bell Pepper (sliced) 1 C. Button Mushrooms (sliced) 1 Cup Broccoli Florets 1 Bundle of Asparagus tips 1/2 C. Red Onion Sliced 1/4 C. Olive Oil 3 T. Greek Seasoning 1/2 C. Parmesan Cheese Dressing: 1/4 C. Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice 1 t. Fresh Oregano (minced) 1 t. Black Pepper … Continue reading Greek Pasta Primavera

Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts

This is a nice healthier and easier alternative to Creamy Brussel Sprouts. Ingredients: 1/2 lbs. Brussel Sprouts Olive Oil Kosher Salt Fresh Cracked Black Pepper Directions: Cut off stems and then half sprouts. Preheat oven to  350°F Coat in Olive Oil Sprinkle with Salt and Pepper Bake in oven for about 40 min or until Sprouts have crisped. Continue reading Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Lemon Garlic Asparagus

This lemon garlic asparagus recipe will forever be my go to side dish. They are the perfect accompaniment for any meal and so easy to make. Ingredients: 1 Bunch Asparagus 3 T. Lemon Juice 2 T. Olive Oil 2 T. Garlic Salt Directions: Preheat oven to  350°F (if you’re making these in the grill use medium low heat) Rinse asparagus and snap off woody ends Place on cookie … Continue reading Lemon Garlic Asparagus