You can work with a personal trainer all day and see some changes but if you want more dramatic progress, it’s all about the nutrition. Getting the nutrition part of things “right” is a big part of getting healthy and fit.  Feeding your body what it needs at the right time and the right balance is the key to success with any fitness or health goal.  Try our healthy recipes to help feed yourself and your family better.

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Foil Packet Garlic Steak & Potatoes

Ingredients: 2-2½ pounds top sirloin steak, trimmed and cut into 2½-inch pieces (Chicken works great too) 1 pound baby yellow potatoes. quartered (about 1 inch) 3 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper, to taste 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon dried thyme fresh chives for topping Directions: In a large bowl combine st... read more

Blueberry Almond Protein Muffins

Ingredients: 3 cups old fashioned oats 2 scoops (40g) vanilla protein powder 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder 2 1/3 cup unsweetened almond or coconut milk 2 tsp vanilla extract 1/3 cup maple syrup or honey 1 cup blueberries 1/2 cup sliced toasted almonds 2 tbsp chia seeds (optional) Directions: Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.  Add all ingredients to a bowl and combine well. Grease oor ... read more

Sweet & Spicy Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients: 1 tsp garlic salt 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1 lb pork tenderloin 1/4 cup Sweet Red Chili Sauce 1 tbsp honey 1/2 tsp Sriracha sauce Directions: Heat oven to 375°. Combine garlic salt and ginger in small bowl, then rub over pork distributing evenly. Best cooking method is to cook on a rack set into a baking sheet pan but a foil lined baking sheet works too. Cook pork for 40 to 45 minut... read more

Chinese Chicken Chopped Salad

INGREDIENTS Salad ingredients: 3 cups shredded romaine lettuce 3 cups shredded green cabbage 1 cup shredded purple cabbage 1 cup chopped, massaged kale 1 cup grated carrots 2 green onions, sliced ½ cup fresh cilantro, minced 1-2 cups shredded cooked chicken 1-2 cups mandarin oranges ¼-1/2 cup toasted almonds 2 tbsp sesame seeds (I like using the black ones for color contrast) Dressing ingredient... read more

Homemade Pesto Sauce

If you grow herbs in the summer you may be overrun with so much of it you end up giving it away or just letting it go out of control.  Grab a few fistfuls of whatever is growing like crazy and whip up an easy pesto sauce in minutes.  It makes a great marinade for chicken, steak and seafood.  The version I use is dairy free and still is flavorful and delicious. Ingredients: cup fresh herbs, pac... read more

Egg Stuffed Sweet Potato Boats

Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes 4 large eggs 2 slices of ham 1 green onion, diced pinch of salt black pepper Sriracha (optional) Other filling ideas: Spinach Tomato, diced Broccoli florets Cheddar cheese, shredded White onion, diced Red bell pepper, diced Bacon, cooked and crumbled Avocado Instructions: Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C). Using a fork, poke holes all over the sweet potatoes. Plac... read more

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