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{Recipe} Fat Loss Friendly Chili

{Recipe} Fat Loss Friendly Chili

By Tracey Graver Here’a s hearty, flavorful, veggie filled chili recipe that is sure to please the whole family. Bonus: it can be made in the slow cooker! Ingredients:  1 onion, chopped 7 to 9 garlic cloves, minced 2 T olive oil 2 T chili powder ½  t basil ½  t oregano ½  t cumin ¼  t cayenne pepper 1 red pepper, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 2 C zucchini, fin ...[Read More]

Summer Sizzle Recipes Recap

Summer Sizzle Recipes Recap

  For the past 3 weeks we posted a recipe everyday as part of our Summer Sizzle series!   Today we’re listing each recipe here in one post so they’re easier to find! Crock Pot BBQ Pulled Pork   Cashew Almond Butter No Bake Protein Bars 6 Protein Shake Recipes For Your Sweet Tooth Peanut Butter Protein Cheesecake Easy Pear & Almond Butter Snack 10 Easy Healthy Breakfa ...[Read More]

10 Ways to Use Greek Yogurt to Get More Protein

10 Ways to Use Greek Yogurt to Get More Protein

By Kate Horney   One nutrition “struggle” that many of the women I coach have is getting enough protein. Let’s face it, after awhile, you get sick of chicken on chicken on eggs on chicken. Meal after meal of meat, eggs, and even protein bars & powders can get old quickly. If you’re looking for a creative way to sneak some more protein into your diet, look no f ...[Read More]

5 Healthy Salad Recipes

5 Healthy Salad Recipes

By Kate Horney Spring is in full swing. With plenty of fresh produce and yummy fruits and veggies, spring often means less comfort foods and more healthy salad recipes. But salads can often have more calories than you think!  Here’s a quick roundup of 5 Healthy Salad Recipes that are far from boring! Pasta-Free “Pasta” Salad Ingredients: • 1 (29 oz) can chopped ...[Read More]

{Recipe} Cashew Almond Butter

{Recipe} Cashew Almond Butter

By Shari Johnston (BeyondFit Life Member!) This is recipe #2 from the Summer Sizzle Series and today we’re making… Cashew Almond Butter! One of our snacks for the Bikini Challenge last month was peanut butter and celery…YIKES! As much as I love me some PB, my skin does not! Enter Cashew Almond Butter!! Ingredients: 3 C total almonds and cashews, 24 hours soaked, and rinsed 4-5 T ...[Read More]

{Recipe} BBQ Pulled Pork

{Recipe} BBQ Pulled Pork

By Kira O’Donnell We’re kicking off our Summer Sizzle series with the perfect Summer dish… Crock Pot BBQ Pulled Pork! My crock pot makes for easy food prep and nothing beats walking into your house after a long day at work to delicious smells coming from your kitchen! Most of my recipes are chicken based so I decided to step out of my comfort zone and try something new. I’ve neve ...[Read More]

{Recipe} Turkey Wrap & Homemade Chips

Looking for fat loss friendly lunch ideas? Here is a quick, delicious combo that is great to pack for work OR just throw together if you are in a rush. Turkey Wrap (Homemade chips recipe below!) Ingredients: Flat out wrap (or low carb wrap of your choice) Sliced turkey Fat free cheese 1 cup of red, yellow & orange peppers 1 cup of fresh spinach Directions: 1. Saute veggies in pan. 2. Pile tur ...[Read More]

{Recipe} Hearty Winter Minestrone Soup

By Suzanne York This hearty soup is sure to become a family favorite during these cold winter months! Enjoy! Hearty Winter Minestrone Soup Ingredients: • 1 T olive oil • 1 large onion, finely chopped • 1 stalk of celery, finely chopped • 2 large cloves garlic, minced • 1 t dried basil • ½ t each dry rosemary, oregano, thyme • 2 small red potatoes • 2 large carrots, peeled and diced • 16 C chicken ...[Read More]

{Recipe} Lemon Ginger Tea & Mexican Chicken Soup

By Suzanne York I love this commercial but as a mom you know this doesn’t happen. Sick day?!? What? Lie in bed and watch tv all day to get better? Nope. You have this little one to take care of…. so crawl, walk, hobble and try to get through your day. Here are a few tips to make your sick days easier… from one mom to another: 1) Rest! When the kids take a nap…..nap yourself. I have found tha ...[Read More]

{Recipe} Life Check and Soup

By Blair Lindler Lately, I’ve become entirely too consumed with “the rules,” things I am versus things I am not allowed to eat on a fat loss lifestyle. Now granted, awareness is a great thing to have when it comes to your food, but I was guilty of becoming obsessed with my food. It became so overwhelming that eating “right” felt nothing short of impossible. Insert downward spiral, throwing hands u ...[Read More]