Zesty Egg Salad Avocado Boats

A slight twist on an old favorite with additional monounsaturated healthy fats, this recipe is zesty and all around delicious. I wanted to post this recipe before the big Super Bowl game last week but my stomach couldn’t bear to see the sight of avocados! That’s right, it wasn’t the eggs that had me running,…

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5 Meal Prep Tips To Make Your Life Easier

Meal prepping.. There is no right or wrong way to meal prep, especially if you’re looking for a simple solution to all your questions regarding meal prepping. Meal prepping has recently become widely popular with the millennial generation that has stretched far past other generations, young and old. Whether you’re a meal prep newbie or…

Lemon Orzo with Almond Crusted Chicken

This is another great dish to meal prep for lunch or dinners throughout the week. This recipe makes enough for about 4-5 people and if you add a salad or something else on the side it can stretch even further. The orzo can be eaten cold or reheated, which makes it perfect for dinner-on-the-go or…

Health Begins in Your Gut

The ‘Gut’ or the ‘Gastrointestinal Tract’ or ‘GI Tract’ involves the entire length of the body starting from the point at which we consume food to the point at which we expel our food waste. Furthermore, this includes major body organs such as the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine, which houses over 1,000 species…

Tomato Basil Brunch Bruschetta

There are certain ingredients that are meant to be together, like tomato and basil. The savory bite of the two married together just feels right in any dish. However, typically these two ingredients are found on the dinner table, not in a breakfast dish. Lately, I’ve been wanting something different for breakfast, other than my…

“Winter Citrus Salmon Salad”

In case you haven’t heard it enough already, Happy New Years! After the hectic Holidays, January comes flying in at full speed. In my opinion, January is one of the best months of the year because it screams, ‘fresh beginning’ for me. January allows you to start a brand new book, writing one page at a…

Pesto Zucchini Noodle Pasta

Zucchini noodles have been all the rage this past year, they’ve even earned themselves the nickname, “Zoodles”. However, zucchini isn’t the only vegetable you can substitute for pasta if you’re looking for some nutrient dense noodles to add to your lunch or dinner plate. Among other vegetables I have seen spiralized into noodles include sweet…

2017 Healthy Chew Top Kitchen Picks

My Top 10 Kitchen Picks from 2017 If you’re still looking for some great Christmas gifts to give that foodie, cook, or baker in your life- I’ve got just the thing(s) for you. From simple stocking stuffers to gifts that will have them jumping for joy, I am including all of my favorite tools in…

Woodsman Wild Game Chili & Skillet Cornbread

It’s about time I created a recipe for all the outdoorsmen and their families who follow this nutrition blog. This Woodsman Chili and Cornbread is particularly good during the harsh winter months. Cold afternoons call for warm chili with a touch of spice to heighten your senses. Chili is a complete & balanced meal in…

Sweet Pumpkin Pecan Bread

It’s still November, which means it’s still appropriate to continue the fall baking conundrum. Last night, I was craving something sweet yet something I could still serve up in the morning for breakfast. If you haven’t noticed yet, I am quite a fan of sweet breads.. especially when I am in the mood to bake…

6 Warming Spices You Should Be Using

The specific category of spices referred to as “The Warming Spices” have been around for ages. They have been used for multiple different reasons, from cooking and baking to medicine and herbal remedies. The reason they are called ‘the warming spices’ is exactly why you would think. They have the capability to increase your internal…