Double Layer Enchiladas

Throughout my pregnancy I have been craving plenty of Mexican food, especially rice, black beans, salsa, and chunky guacamole. Although I didn’t try to make too many Mexican food dishes during my first trimester, the thought of cooking alone made me squeamish and uncomfortable. Now that I am heading towards the finish line and well…

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Protein Fiesta Bowl

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, which, in my language means all the best foods make a grand reappearance onto the plate. Mexican cuisine has so much to offer in the taste profile. Even in the nutrition profile most of the meals are busting with fresh produce, protein, fats and enough herbs to…

Strawberry Salad with Blackberry Balsamic Dressing

When spring season hits, so do my cravings for fresh food. It’s officially perfect weather for long days at the farmers market and I couldn’t be happier to see fresh fruit and local produce. Although you don’t have to go too far for fresh produce, the grocery stores around us are starting to re-stock on…

Sweet Potato & Farro Melt

A few days ago, Justin came home hauling over eighty pounds of pork meat from his last hunt. That means he came home with eighty pounds of Italian sausage, chorizo, bacon, bacon-wrapped tenderloins, ham, and pork chops from the local wild game processor. Filling our freezer up to the brim with meat, I knew I…

Chilled Greek Chicken Orzo

Lunchtime on the go is always a bit tricky when it comes to meal logistics. The criteria check list includes minimal prep work, easy cleanup process, and something that doesn’t make a mess all over your office paperwork. You probably want something tasty, satisfying, and healthy but let’s face it—salad from the cafe bar only…

Veggie Jalapeño Street Tacos

Whether you’re looking for an easy Meatless Monday recipe or a Taco Tuesday treat, this is an easy recipe that can be whipped up in about 30 minutes. The wonderful thing about tacos is the versatility of making them just the way you want them. I’ve been craving tacos and Tex-mex food since I’ve been…

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…

“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…

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…

‘Roasted Butternut Squash Soup’

Butternut Squash Soup.. it just sounds like a cozy fall afternoon in a cup. Wrapped up in some creamy goat cheese, sprinkled with freshly ground black pepper, and topped with some deliciously nutty pumpkin seeds. It makes an entrance at any meal you serve it at, especially with its bright gold appearance. This dish isn’t…