Surviving the Weekends (while counting Macros)

Staying on track Monday through Friday is the easy part.  These days are routine. You have a schedule and that schedule makes it very easy to stay consistent. Then the weekend comes and all hell breaks loose!  We tend to think we ate well during the week, therefore we...
4th of July Fruit Kabobs

4th of July Fruit Kabobs

4th of July Fruit Kabobs Ingredients Pint Strawberries 4-5 Bananas Pint of Blueberries package of wooden skewers Instructions For the first 5 or so skewers, thread 4-5 blueberries at the top, then follow with slices of bananas and strawberries. For the next several...
Berry Protein Popsciles!

Berry Protein Popsciles!

Protein Pops – all natural and under 100 calories! Ingredients: 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries 3/4 cup unsweetened soy OR almond milk 6 oz non-fat plain Greek yogurt 1 scoop vanilla protein powder Directions: Place all ingredients together in blender and blend...
Honey Glazed Chicken and Sweet Potato Kabobs

Honey Glazed Chicken and Sweet Potato Kabobs

Ingredients 1 large (3/4 lb.) sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 1½ lbs. boneless, skinless, chicken thighs, cut into 2-inch pieces 1 medium sweet onion, cut into 1½-inch chunks and layers separated olive oil 7 (12-inch) skewers Spice Mix + Glaze 2 tsp....
Honey Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Honey Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Ingredients 1½ lbs brussels sprouts 3 tbsp olive oil, separated ¾ tsp kosher salt ½ tsp ground black pepper 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tsp honey Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Trim off the outer, dry leaves, cut the bottom...
Pineapple, Bacon Avacado Burger

Pineapple, Bacon Avacado Burger

Ingredients 1 lb ground beef, grass fed if possible 1 tbl grated onion ½ tbl McCormick Grill Mates 25% less Sodium Montreal Steak Seasoning 4 pineapple slices 8 bacon slices, nitrate and nitrite free ½ ripe avocado, sliced 2 cups baby spinach leaves Instructions...