Building A Healthy Meal

Hello! Today’s blog will be about building healthy meals. I saw this handout on choosemyplate.gov and thought that it was a great tool that everyone can use to make their meals a little healthier. The handout includes 10 helpful steps to successfully building a healthy meal. Link to Choosemyplate.gov handout. Tip #1: Make half your plate…

Eat Your Colors #2

Hello Again! This Wednesday brings two blogs! Happy Hump day! One of my lovely co workers made an amazing salsa that was perfect for this week’s theme so I really wanted to share it with all of you. It is a Cucumber salsa made with a variety of colors. It looks absolutely delicious and the…

Wellness Wednesday #1: Iron Enhancement

Hello All, I hope everyone is having a great start to their day (hump day!). I am jumping on the bandwagon and starting Wellness Wednesdays so each week I will post something health related. To start off the first one I will be talking about ways to enhance iron absorption within your diet. Many girls…

Sautéed perfection

  Good evening! Just wanted to share this simple but delicious meal I decided to make for dinner tonight. I sautéed 3 chicken legs in olive oil with a dab of coconut oil with onions, salt, pepper, and a mix of chicken seasonings. I rotated them until both sides were golden brown and the onions…

Simple Eats

Today, after a late start, I decided to make something light but filling. I made a sandwich with whole wheat bread, honey smoked turkey breast, Swiss, mayo, and spicy mustard. My drink of choice was water with a slice of lemon and also a cup of ginger ale. Now I have fuel to clean and…

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

As the days continue to grow gloomy, and the rain comes in spurts I decided to make something warm and fulfilling for dinner. I made chicken tenderloins yesterday for lunch to make a wrap, alongside a tossed salad. I had a lot of chicken leftover today and decided to make soup. I cut each chicken…