Make ahead Egg Wonton Cups

I’m horrible at mornings. I always have been bad, but let me tell you…adding a baby to the mix didn’t help my case. Which leads me to experimenting with a make ahead on Sunday solution that would give me any sanity in a weekday morning. Enter two of my favorites, eggs and wontons. If you…

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Hello….it’s Jen

Since I just LOVE Adele and LOVE “Hello, it’s me…” I just had to…. Well hello there, it’s been so long! I’ve honestly been to caught up with life. Getting a new and intense but awesome job (2 1/2 years ago). Having a baby 11 months ago. Huge huge things and I’ve honestly put my love…

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Lentil and Veggie Stew

I’ve recently started to LOVE legumes. I first made them in a sausage and legume soup about a month or so ago with my friend Natalie and LOVED them. The only problem was that when we made the soup with sausage there were ALOT more calories. I decided to try without the sausage and I…

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Paleo Snickerdoodles (Gluten Free)

Printable PDF of this recipe:  Paleo Snickerdoodles Ohhh it’s been way too long! Let’s just say it’s been one crazy year. I’ll share of my adventures in time 🙂  For now I would like to share this awesome Paleo Snickerdoodle recipe. I brought it to a friend’s house and it was a huge hit!  I looked at…

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Garlic, Cilantro Lime Shrimp Sautee

Garlic, Cilantro Lime Shrimp Sautee This is officially one of the most amazing things I have cooked to date. Yesterday I was thawing some shrimp and I had no idea what to cook. In my efforts to be healthy and slim down for our wedding next summer I wanted to cook a delicious but low calorie meal. And BOYYY did…

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Jen’s Top 10 Healthiest and Non-Healthiest Foods

In efforts to step into a healthier light, I complied a list of my recommended top and worst foods to put into your body. I’ve reviewed lots of different “top 10” lists, and the following is my top 10 best and worst picks! The Top 10 Healthiest Foods: Leafy dark green veggies (Ie:  Broccoli, spinach,…

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Easy Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

This recipe is such an easy one that you can make in 20 minutes after work.  Easy and good for you too! Ingredients: 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 2 Chicken Breasts 2 cups of broccoli 1 can of water chesnuts…

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The Skinny Brown Bag Series: Volume 5, Healthy Snack: Greek Yogurt

I’ve never liked milk, and I’ve never liked yogurt. Greek yogurt is the dairy exception to my very strong dislike of the milk and yogurt taste and I have been very pleased to add it to my diet. I recently went to a Herbalife health consultation and one of the many recommendations was to incorporate…

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Healthy Time Saving Terrific Tacos (Crock pot)

These crock tacos are easy, fast and quite amazing! Ingredients: 2 lbs. ground beef 1 medium onion, cut up 1 green pepper, cut up 1 can of black beans (drained) 2 packets of low sodium taco seasoning 2 teaspoons cumin 2 teaspoons paprika 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 cups water Add all ingredients listed above…

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The Skinny Brown Bag Series: Volume 4, The Basics

Eating healthy and loosing weight isn’t easy, but if it’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my 60 lbs of weight loss is to start with basics. Once you get the basics down, you can start to change small habits one by one to create a lifestyle that works for you. One great place to start,…

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