Recipes

Green Chile Salsa Chicken

I made this last week and have already made it again this week! It is SO good, super easy, healthy and versatile!  The possibilities are endless with this chicken – serve over cauliflower rice, by itself with black beans, on a tostada, in a tortilla, use it to make chicken enchiladas or a Mexican casserole. […]

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Chicken and Lentil Soup

Hi Everyone! I’ve already made several batches of this soup. It is tasty, healthy, super filling, and freezes great! I’ve been making batches on the weekends and eating it for lunch at work. Recipe: 1 pound dried lentils 1 pound chicken thighs 1 medium onion, chopped 1/4 cup cilantro 3 green onions, chopped 6 cloves […]

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Shrimp Etoufee

I love this recipe so much! It’s my mom’s recipe, and it always turns out delicious and is very easy! It’s a great recipe if you’re entertaining guests or just want a good, hot meal. I usually make it on Sunday nights because it takes a little time to chop the veggies and uses two […]

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Honey Sesame Chicken – Instant Pot

If you’re looking for a ridiculously easy version of this takeout favorite, this is it! My husband and baby girl loved this recipe so it will definitely become part of our monthly menu! I have a similar recipe that I make (Honey Garlic Chicken, I’ll post it later) but it requires breadcrumbs and the oven. […]

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Protein Muffins

I’ve always wanted to work out in the mornings before work, but I love my sleep so much that I’ve felt like I could never do it. Since I’ve started doing this new boot camp, I’ve been trying the 6:30am class, and surprisingly, I’m finding that it is doable!  I try to make sure I […]

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White Chicken Chili

I made this today for lunch, and it was so good and perfect for the super cold weather we are having in Houston. This is the coldest weather ever. I’ve lived in Houston for four years, and this is the coldest winter we have ever had. I love visiting cold weather places like Colorado where […]

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Chicken Enchilada Soup – Instant Pot

So I joined the millions of other people who got an Instant Pot for Christmas and I am in LOVE. I’ve been trying different soup recipes, this one is my favorite so far. As I make recipes that I think are keepers, I’ll post them here and let y’all know of any modifications I make. […]

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Fitness

Plank Challenge

A few days ago, I held a plank for the longest ever – 2 minutes, 15 seconds. And that was after completing a 45 minute full body workout! 2 mins, 15 secs will be my baseline for the next 5 weeks, so I have 5 more Saturdays to increase my plank holding time.  Can I […]

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Protein Goodness

I’m trying to add more protein to my diet and a good source is protein shakes.  I used to make protein shakes every now and then after hard workouts, but now I am making an effort to make them every morning with breakfast. I used to eat two eggs, toast, and fresh fruit, but now […]

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Fitness Challenge

Yesterday marked the beginning of a six week fitness challenge with Burn Boot Camp, the new workout that I’ve been doing for the past two months.  I have been out of town on vacation, but I’m excited to get back into the gym to workout and start this challenge.  I’ll be posting on Instagram and […]

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