Fast and Easy Chicken Salad

One of my favorite things to make with leftover chicken is Chicken Salad. I like to make it the night before as I am putting away any leftovers from dinner and use whatever ingredients I have on hand. Then I have lunches for the next few days made and ready or dinner for the next evening […]

PowerFuel Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin and pancakes may seem like an unlikely combination, but they are surprisingly delicious and packed full of nutrients and carbohydrates to fuel your body for successful workout. After tweaking this recipe to include protein powder, I have found that I feel satisfied all morning and since they contain no flour or sugar they are […]

Baked Cinnamon Apples

Baked Cinnamon Apples   Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: 2 Granny Smith apples 3 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon cinnamon Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Slice apples and remove peel. Cut slices into bite size pieces and place in an 8″ x 8″ baking dish. Place 3 tablespoons butter […]

Grandma’s Simple Summer Squash Casserole

According to my mother and her sisters this is how my Grandma Howeth cooked yellow squash. Grandma died the year before I was born so I never had her Summer Squash Casserole, but my mom or one of her 6 older sisters brought it to all the family gatherings. Since my dad wasn’t a fan […]

Easy Spicy Cabbage and Chicken

This Easy Spicy Cabbage and Chicken has become my new go to recipe! It’s simple. It’s quick. It’s easy to modify if you need more servings. And it’s packed with nutrients you need to fuel your workouts for success! The only thing remotely time consuming is chopping the vegetables. This is one of those great […]

Butternut Squash With Cinnamon and Spice

Don’t you just love it when you find a recipe that not only tastes good, but it’s easy to make and good for you too? It’s so much easier to eat healthy meals consistently when they taste good and they don’t require you to spend a day in the kitchen! Once you master how to […]

8 Grain Free High-Carb Foods for Runners

Last summer when I made the decision to go grain free as part of healing my lymphocytic colitis, I have to admit I was a bit skeptical. Not skeptical that eating a grain free diet would help my colitis, but I was not sure that I would be able to successfully increase my mileage and […]

Easy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes have become my go-to snack since going grain free. I love to make up a large batch and keep them in my fridge. They make a great post run snack. They also make a quick and easy addition to lunches. Here is my favorite recipe. It’s quick, simple and guaranteed to make your […]

Spaghetti Squash with Chicken & Spinach

I’m always looking for fun and creative ways to get more veggies in my diet so naturally I was curious about this yellow gourd with “Spaghetti” in its name. When cooked the flesh pulls apart in strands resembling the pasta for which it is named. But that is where the similarity ends. The pasta noodles […]

Easy Vegetable and Ground Meat Soup

When the weather gets cooler, one of my favorite go to meals is a hearty bowl of soup. Not only is it warming and satisfying, but its simple, easy and can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator. I created this recipe based off a family favorite I used to make before […]