Category Archives: healthy meals

Resources For Cheap & Healthy Meals

Lately, I’ve been looking for meals that are quick, easy and HEALTHY. We’ve also been on more of a budget too—so the cheaper the better! One of our big ticket items for spending each month comes from groceries and with a family of 5, its easy to spend hundreds of dollars each month. So with a little extra work and without sacrificing good tastin, healthy food—here are some of the recipes and resources I’ve been clinging to! Budget Bytes– Shout out to my friend … Continue Reading »


Yummy Chocolate Breakfast Shake

This is my go to breakfast! I love it and have been making it for like the last 8 years! (yeah I don’t change much!) I have variations of it depending on what mood I’m in. If you need a quick and healthy breakfast that seriously tastes like a chocolate shake, try this! Sometimes if I don’t have it at breakfast, I like to make it later in the day for another meal or after I workout. (when I do, lol!)  Enjoy! Love, … Continue Reading »


Healthy between the Holidays– Stir Fry

Without exaggerating, I completely “binge” ate over the last few days– Christmas cookies, homemade mac & cheese, ham, breakfast croissants, the list goes on and on. I’m sure you feel me… News Years is right around the corner too, where we will celebrate and probably “binge” again. So since all the cookies and Christmas leftovers are gone and we have this “in between” time as I like to call it…I am trying to keep it on the healthy side. Typically once a week … Continue Reading »


Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

The sky is the limit for this type of recipe–simple, fancy, healthy or fatty. The approach I took, especially with the holidays around the corner is healthy and delicious–only requiring a few ingredients.  Place 3 chicken breasts in crockpot. I use the crockpot to cook the chicken, but if time is limited or you didn’t plan in advance, any type of cooked chicken will do for this recipe! Add 1 cup of buffalo sauce and 1 TBSP of minced garlic to the crockpot. Turn … Continue Reading »


Greek Chicken Pitas

When my husband and I were dating in college, he had an annoying health and fitness obsession (he still likes to live a healthy lifestyle, but at least it doesn’t consume his life anymore!). He collected every recipe from his Men’s Health magazines in a giant red binder. I used to think he was crazy, but I’ve actually found some awesome recipes in his stash! This is an adaptation of one of those recipes and by far our favorite! We get tons of … Continue Reading »