• Dinner,  Main Dishes,  Meal Prep,  Recipes

    Green Goddess Pasta Salad

    It is starting to warm up in Florida which is making me ready for all the spring/summer refreshing foods. I love a good pasta salad at the beach, poolside, or just for a weekday lunch. This pasta salad includes Trader Joe’s Green Goddess dressing. If you’ve never had it is amazing for pasta salads or really any salad honestly. It is vegan and basically just avocados, green onions, lemon juice, chives, basil, and garlic. You could definitely make this pasta salad with another dressing if you don’t go to Trader Joe’s or don’t have access to one nearby though. You could easily make this pasta salad with a balsamic dressing…

  • Dinner,  Main Dishes,  Meal Prep,  Recipes

    Fall Turkey Chili

    Something about a nice warm bowl of chili just seems so perfect for fall and cozy cool weather. This fall turkey chili is one of our favorite recipes for fall and winter. It is definitely a recipe that’s on repeat for us. The fall turkey chili makes great leftovers, which makes it perfect for meal prep. This recipe combines ground turkey breast, chicken bone broth, tomato sauce, kidney beans, pinto beans, great northern beans, onions, and some spices. The fall turkey chili is delicious served with crackers or on top of a small bed of rice. This recipe is also great if you need a large meal to serve numerous…

  • Dinner,  Main Dishes,  Meal Prep,  Recipes

    Burrito Bowl

    Anything that can be topped with guac. is good right??? This burrito bowl is fairly simple to make and has lots of flavor! It combines shredded chicken, black beans, red bell peppers, and white onions for a delicious combination. You could easily add additional ingredients or switch up the vegetables if you’d prefer. This burrito bowl would also be delicious with cheese, corn, cucumbers, tomatoes, or lettuce. It has the possibility for a lot of variety making it a great meal prep recipe, because you can switch up the vegetables a little bit to change things up. The ingredients below yield for two servings, but this recipe can easily be…

  • Lifestyle

    Snacks 101

    Let’s talk all about snacks! Snacks can be great, but it’s important to be mindful about snacking. Be mindful about how much you are snacking, why you are snacking, and what you are snacking on. I’m going to break down each topic and then give some ideas of some smart snack choices. How much are you snacking? -This is an important question to ask yourself. You want to make sure that you aren’t snacking so much that you aren’t hungry for you’re next meal. It’s also important to ask yourself how hungry you really are. If you are so hungry that you are needing to eat 2-3 snacks or eating…

  • Main Dishes,  Recipes

    One Pan Turkey Kielbasa

    I love an easy prepped dinner that takes minimal effort and little clean up. Anyone else??? This turkey kielbasa veggie dinner is super simple and delicious. It makes a great meal to meal prep for the week. You could even serve it over a bed of rice if desired. Ingredients: 14 ounces of turkey kielbasa 1/4 chopped white onion 1 diced red bell pepper 10 chopped baby yellow potatoes 12 ounces of chopped green beans Avocado oil Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Chop the white onion, red bell pepper, baby yellow potatoes, green beans, and turkey kielbasa. Place all the vegetables and turkey kielbasa into a baking pan. Drizzle…

  • Lifestyle

    Meal Prepping

    A major thing that helps me to make wise food choices and makes my week go much smoother is meal prepping. Are you thinking that you don’t know where to begin with meal prepping? Do you think meal prepping means eating the same thing for 5-7 days straight? The good news is meal prepping can allow for variation and doesn’t have to be difficult. Tips for meal prepping: Make things that can be used different ways. (Example: make chicken for salads, sandwiches, rice bowls, etc.) Don’t forget to meal prep snacks too. (Some of my best meal prepped items are already having fruits and veggies cut and in containers to…

  • Lifestyle

    Grocery Shopping

    Do you go to the grocery store overwhelmed with all the options? Are you not sure how to shop for healthy food when on a budget? Have you established the staple food items you buy every week? Do you want to start meal prepping, but are not sure how or what to make? Let’s chat because although the big grocery store might be intimating it’s fairly simple to navigate when you break it down. First thing is first. Let’s start with all the options inside the big grocery store. There can be so many options and trying to buy “healthy” food can be a struggle. Have you ever gone to…

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    Turkey Meatloaf

    Do you have a busy work week and love meals that give you easy leftovers for the rest of the week?? Yes, me too!! I love an easy recipe that’ll give me leftovers for either a quick lunch or dinner throughout the week. These turkey meatloaf is one of my favorite recipes for a Sunday evening. We typically try to meal prep, clean and then relax on Sunday evenings so I usually go for a pretty simple dinner prep. This meatloaf only takes about 10 minutes to prepare and then goes in the oven to bake. It’s great prepared with some roasted vegetables you can toss in the oven too…