Whatcha Cooking Wednesday : Breakfast Quinoa Bowl

Ingredients: 1/2 c cooked quinoa Small container (or appx 3/4 c) Greek yogurt 1 banana 1 T peanut butter 1 t chia seeds Directions: Pre-cook your quinoa. I made a weeks worth, this made throwing it together in the morning a snap, and it kept just fine in the fridge for the 7-8 days that it lasted. Add quinoa to bowl, then add in each … Continue reading Whatcha Cooking Wednesday : Breakfast Quinoa Bowl

Whatcha Cooking Wednesday : Crockpot Chicken Chili

Wednesday’s are a tad crazy around my house! So having a rigid morning routine helps the morning run smoothly and the evening run even smoother. My morning routine consists of getting up early, changing into my swim suit, shoving a towel in my workout bag, taking my supplements (Nuun tablets, BCAAs, Beta Alanine, Sports Legs), making my first cup of coffee, switch the laundry, head … Continue reading Whatcha Cooking Wednesday : Crockpot Chicken Chili

One Pan Sausage Veggie Bake

Ingredients: 8-10 cups of fresh very well chopped veggies (I used red potatoes, zucchini, carrots, red peppers, broccoli) 16 Oz Smoked Sausage (I used a fairly plain one, but spicy would have been good) Seasoning as desired (I like garlic, a lot, so used minced garlic, salt, pepper and onion salt) 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated 5 tablespoons olive oil Directions: Preheat the oven … Continue reading One Pan Sausage Veggie Bake

Whatcha Cookin’ Wednesday: Keto Fat Bombs

Eating clean sometimes leaves me feeling hungry for something that tastes sweet or like a treat. Here is that middle ground for me! Ingredients 1/4c Coconut Oil 1 oz. Cream Cheese a splash Torani Sugar Free Vanilla Syrup 1 t Cocoa Powder 2 oz Dark Chocolate – the darker the better 8 Drops EZ-Sweetz 1/4c Almond Butter Instructions Combine all ingredients and microwave for 30 seconds Stir … Continue reading Whatcha Cookin’ Wednesday: Keto Fat Bombs

Whatcha Cookin’ Wednesday: Ranch Chicken

This was a yummy one! And Ms. Graci was my mini-cook, and made the dish 100% by herself, i.e. an easy dish to make. Everyone, even the picky older human, loved this dish! **winning** Ingredients: 8 boneless, skinless chicken tenderloins or 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 can cream of chicken soup (10.75 oz.) 3/4 cup milk 1/2 packet of ranch dressing mix (1 oz.) Place thawed … Continue reading Whatcha Cookin’ Wednesday: Ranch Chicken

Whatcha Cookin’ Wednesday: Coconut Lime Chicken

First off, let me start off by saying that this was a delicious recipe and my family totally loved it! Second, it’s super healthy! WHAT!? Ingredients: 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (I prefer the tenderloin slices, as they cook faster and hold their moisture, so I use 8 of those) 1/4 t salt (I prefer the pink himalayan salt) 1/4 t black pepper (I prefer … Continue reading Whatcha Cookin’ Wednesday: Coconut Lime Chicken

ewwwwww…… it’s still freezing

When is summer coming back? Or even spring? I am sick of slickery roads, tight lungs, frozen fingers when I am trying to run!!! Went to the gym after work, every single treadmill was filled… Ugh. Decided to get over myself and get outside and get my run in. I made it 2 miles. DAMN YOU WINTER! #6milesdown994togo But made some delicious fajitas for dinner … Continue reading ewwwwww…… it’s still freezing

Melt In Your Mouth Chicken

Ingredients: 1/2 c parmesan cheese 1 c greek yogurt (plain) 1 t garlic powder 1 t Johnny’s seasoning salt 1/2 t freshly ground pepper 8 chicken tenders (breast meat, boneless, skinless) Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees fahrenheit. Mix cheese, yogurt, garlic powder, Johnny’s seasoning salt, freshly ground pepper in a small bowl.  Spread mix over each chicken tender separately.  Place on baking sheet. Bake for … Continue reading Melt In Your Mouth Chicken

Sunday Prep

Excellent long swim this morning in the river with the mermaid, 2400 yds, times continuing to improve. The smoke lifted, watched the sun rise, across the river, it was spectacular. Then an 11 mile run with Amber. Perfect. Felt great! Then I had this delicious breakfast. Yes, that’s French toast with ketchup. Yum. Then grocery shopping, meal planning and my lunches meal prep. Then finally … Continue reading Sunday Prep

Pretty, pretty, pretty successful day…

What a successful day today! 1. Got a ton of stuff caught up and completed at work, clearing my schedule and my mind for a big project tomorrow. 2. Get an hour in on my bike, 115 degrees? Smokey? No problem! 3. Make an excellent healthy dinner (with enough leftovers for lunch tomorrow). 4. Do my homework for my Certified Personal Trainer Course! 5. Snuggle … Continue reading Pretty, pretty, pretty successful day…