Pasta with Homemade Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Sauce

Winter calls for comfort food so here is a delicious pasta recipe with a healthy twist! For this recipe I used brown rice quinoa fusilli pasta. It’s 100% whole grain and has 5 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber per serving, which will most definitely help keep you full longer. You can also…

Turkey Meatball Vegetable Soup

This recipe was a little time consuming but SO worth it. It’s filled with many veggies and lean protein, the perfect fall soup. Ingredients: Meatballs: 1 lb lean ground turkey 0.5 cups whole wheat bread crumbs 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 2 tsp fresh or dried parsley 1 large egg 0.25 cups…

Quick Quinoa Bowl

Another quinoa bowl… because lately I’ve been bored of chicken and quinoa is such an easy source of protein.  You can do a lot with it too!  For this bowl I just kept it really simple and added only a few ingredients. Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa 1 cup chicken broth (low sodium) 1/2 cup petite…

Southwest Chicken Tortilla Soup

With fall quickly approaching, I had to post my favorite soup recipe! I’ve made this countless times and it’s super easy and delicious! I’ve made it with rice before, but also with egg noodles. You can really use any starch. I try to keep the starch in a separate container when storing leftovers so the…

Italian Chicken with Quinoa

I tend to eat a lot of chicken because it’s so healthy but also fairly cheap.  I get bored of it quickly, so I’m constantly looking for new ways to prepare it.  Decided to throw this together for lunch and surprised myself at how well it came out.. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 pound chicken…