Farro with roasted mushrooms and green beans

I prepared this farro with roasted mushrooms and green beans dish to have for my lunches this week. When I found the recipe I couldn’t wait to make it, because I love roasted veggies, the chewiness of farro, and it looked easy to make. It just took a few simple steps: Cooking the farro. I…

Chelsey’s Weekend Meal Prep #4

Here are some easy weekend meal prep recipes and ideas! Todd and I enjoyed the turkey burgers with sautéed bell peppers and onions and Italian chicken breasts with risotto and veggies for several lunches and dinners throughout the week. At the end of the week we used Jenna’s breakfast nachos idea for a go-to dinner….

Summer Chili

This super simple to make chili is lightened up with summer squash! Ingredients 1lb. lean ground turkey, browned in skillet 2 cans red kidney beans, rinsed and drained 28oz. can crushed tomatoes 14.5oz. can diced tomatoes ½ small yellow onion, chopped 2 bell peppers (colors of choice), chopped 1 large yellow squash, chopped 1 cup…

Twin Bites Tuesday~ C

Here’s what I ate today: Breakfast: Raspberry egg boost oatmeal (similar recipe on previous posts). I love to buy a lot of berries (raspberries and blueberries) when they are in season and on sale! I throw them in freezer bags to use for the next few months= big savings and peak nutrition and flavor! Morning…

Greek Chicken Bake

Hello! I wanted to share with you a really good recipe that I came across a while ago and have made a couple of times but should make more often. It’s really easy to prepare, only a few ingredients, and all in one dish. It’s a Greek chicken bake that incorporates artichokes which I don’t…

White Bean Chicken Salsa Verde

I’ve got a really good and simple crockpot recipe for you! It was inspired by this Healthified 5-Ingredient White Chicken Chili recipe from http://theskinnyfork.com/blog/white-chicken-chili. It’s a great meal prep recipe, using just a few ingredients, and minimal work required. The best part is that you can use it to create various dishes for the week. Here…

Twin Bites Tuesday~C

Breakfast: Egg boost oatmeal with butternut squash and cinnamon. I had leftover butternut squash, so why not throw it in my oatmeal! Cinnamon, a dash off sea salt and drizzle of pure maple syrup brought the dish together. For the egg boost oatmeal component: whisk 1 organic egg, 1/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk, a…

Twin Bites Tuesday ~J

I started my morning with a bowl of one of my favorite sweeter versions of oatmeal. I added wild organic blueberries (they were frozen so I just poured them in with the oats and water and heated it together in the microwave), ground flax seed, plain Greek yogurt, peanut butter and a dash of sea…

Chelsey’s Weekend Food Prep #3

I have a couple of exciting dishes to share with you that I prepared over the weekend! But first I had to cut up my first of many pineapples for the summer.   I made a black bean orange quinoa salad for my lunch this week. You’ve got to try this one, it’s delicious! My…

These are a few of my favorite things…

I’m giving thanks for a wonderful weekend where I was able to enjoy doing many of my favorite things! I encourage you to take the time to do what you love. These are a few of my favorite things… 1.Planting a garden. This year I planted 3 sweet bell pepper plants, 1 grape tomato and…

Jenna’s Weekend Food Prep #4

This weekend’s food prep features turkey bean chili which I’ve been making for a while now, so it was quick to make and perfect for storing in the freezer for a meal later this week. I also tried something new, homemade falafel’s with a cashew tahini spread. Check out these food prep ideas and more…

Simple, Healthy Weeknight Meals

Enjoy this combined post focusing on meals that are healthy and delicious yet quick and easy to prepare. We both had a busy weekend and didn’t have much time to food prep, so our go to meals below were perfect for last minute preparations. ~Jenna and Chelsey Easy Breakfast Nachos I’ve been turning to “nacho”…