Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

Some people feel like they don’t have time to cook healthy meals. This is SO easy and SO quick. Prep time was 5-10 minutes. All you have to do is throw everything in the slow cooker before you go to work and you will come home to a delicious smelling house and healthy food that is ready to eat! HIGHLY recommend. On top of that … Continue reading Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

Turkey, Quinoa, & White Bean Stuffed Peppers

We’re possibly getting two feet of snow tomorrow, so today was the perfect day to prepare some good food!  I’ve been wanting to make stuffed peppers for a while and this seemed like a good combination.  They were also SO easy and quick to put together.  I found that using an ice cream scoop to stuff the peppers worked really well! Ingredients 1lb Ground turkey (I used … Continue reading Turkey, Quinoa, & White Bean Stuffed Peppers

Fresh Easy Guac

Here’s my basic guac recipe! It’s super easy and quick.  You can also add any extra toppings you want like corn or jalapeños.  Avocados are a great source of healthy fat!  They also contain dietary fiber and vitamin C.  I also love Tostitos multigrain chips with this (although they have no nutritional benefit), but a must-try.  Enjoy! Ingredients 3 avocados, mashed 1 tomato, diced 1/4 … Continue reading Fresh Easy Guac

Teriyaki Shrimp & Quinoa Stir Fry

I always love a good, quick stir fry.  Try quinoa instead of rice!  Quinoa is a whole grain and is one of the few plant based foods that is a complete protein.   Complete proteins contain all of the essential amino acids.  Quinoa is also a great source of fiber, which has many benefits such as keeping you full longer.  I’ve cooked quinoa all different ways … Continue reading Teriyaki Shrimp & Quinoa Stir Fry