Friday, March 6, 2015

Chipotle Chicken

Chipotle Chicken, Lime Quinoa, and Avocado Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing  ( 1 Red1 Green, 1 Yellow, 1 Blue, 1.5 tsp)

Chipotle Chicken

  • 1.25 lbs of Chicken Breast Tenders
  • 2-3 tsp Chipotle Powder (to your taste)
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp White Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 2 tbsp Chopped Cilantro
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, Minced
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1.5 Tbsp Honey or 1/2 Tbsp Stevia
Combine all of the above ingredients into a sealed container or ziploc bag and marinate the chicken in the refrigerator for several hours. (I usually throw this together the night before or over my lunch hour.)
Heat a large, non-stick skillet over medium heat. Pour the chicken and the marinade into the skillet and cook until browned on both sides and the chicken is cooked through. About 4 minutes per side.

Lime Quinoa

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp Coconut Oil
  • Zest and Juice from 2 Limes
Rinse quinoa in a fine sieve and then transfer to a medium pot. Add all of the ingredients except for the lime zest and juice and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer 15-20 minutes, covered, until the water is absorbed. Add the lime juice and zest and fluff with a fork.

Avocado Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

Salad Ingredients
  • 2 cups Chopped Romaine and Spinach
  • 1/2 small Cucumber, sliced
  • 1/2 Tomato, chopped
  • 1 Green Onion, chopped
  • 1 Avocado, sliced
Cilantro Lime Dressing Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Honey or 1/2 tbsp Stevia
  • 1 tbsp White Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Lime, juiced
  • Fresh Black Pepper, to taste
Prepare the vegetables for the salad and toss together in a large bowl. Whisk together all of the ingredients for the Cilantro Lime Dressing and pour over the salad.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Healthy Chicken Tacos

Healthy Crockpot Chicken Tacos
(1 Yellow, 1 Red, 1 Green, .5 Blue)

Who says healthy can't also be easy.  Tacos are a super easy way to be healthy.  Actually, you can put about any lean meat, veggies inside 2 corn tortillas, and it's super healthy.  In this one, it's just a super easy crockpot prep.

4 chicken breasts
taco or southwest seasonsing
1 c water
corn torillas
Lettuce, tomato, cilantro
Avocado (optional) - adds .5Blue


  1. Put chicken, water, and seasoning into crockpot in morning
  2. Cook on Low for 6-8 hours
  3. When done, Mix and Shred chicken
  4. Serve on 2 corn torillas with chopped veggies

This is very yummy and easy!!

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Peanut Butter Popcorn

Peanut Butter Popcorn
(1 Yellow TREAT, 1 tsp)

I was so excited to see this on the 21 day fix list of things.  I love popcorn, so this made it even better!!!!

  • 3 TB popcorn kernels (not microwave popcorn)
  • Paper bag
  • 1/2 tsp Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp melted Peanut butter
Cook popcorn:

  1. Add popcorn kernels to a paper bag or a glass bowl.
  2. Close bag. You can fold it over once or twice, you can tape it closed, or you can even staple it.  We have tried all of these methods and they all work the same. If using a bowl, cover.
  3. Microwave the popcorn as usual for approximately two minutes.  Listen for pops to slow down.  If before 2 min, take out sooner
  1. Take 3 cups of popcorn
  2. Sprinkle with cocoa powder
  3. drizzle melted peanut butter
  4. Allow peanut butter to cool for a few minutes.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Vanilla Shakeology Recipes

Vanilla Shakeology Recipes

Shakeology is the healthiest meal of the day.  With all the ratios of a perfect meal, plus superfoods, probiotics, prebiotics, etc.  This is the best thing you will put in your body to fuel it every day.

Here are some chocolate recipes that are yummy!!!

If you don't have Shakeology, click HERE to order some! 

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Almond Crusted Chicken

Almond Crusted Chicken
(1Red, 1Blue, 1Green)

All the crunch of fried chicken without all the calories! This nutty chicken is one of our household favorites.  We love nuts, so any excuse to incorporate them is awesome around here.  This is definitely one we will do again!!


1 1/2-2 pounds of chicken (or can do fish)
1/2 pound bag of unsalted almonds
3-4 egg whites
onion powder
garlic powder


  1. Preheat Oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil
  3. Brush the foil with a bit of Olive Oil
  4. In a food processor blend the almonds, salt, pepper, paprika, onion and garlic powders until fine.  Put into flat bowl
  5. Pound Chicken into thinner slices (top with plastic wrap and pound with cooking mallet). 
  6. After pounding, cut into reasonable sized pieces about the size of your hand
  7. Stir egg whites in a bowl, and dip meat in the egg. 
  8. Now dip in the almond mixture, and put in oven


  1. Bake for 25 minutes total.  10 min on first side, then flip and bake for another 10 minutes (so it doesn't get soggy).  Then turn the oven on broil for 5 more min, and will make it crispy and yummy!!!

Serve with salad.  (Also good with baked sweet potato - not pictured)

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Chicken Fajitas

Clean Chicken Fajitas
(1 Red, 1 Green, 1 Yellow, .5 Blue)

We love fajitas at our house, and this is an easy meal to make for company so that you don't blow your diet.  Win/Win!


  • Chicken breast
  • Southwest seasoning from book, or other fajita seasoning
  • Bell peppers
  • Onions
  • Mushrooms
  • Corn Tortilla
  • Cheese

  1. Cook meat, and season
  2. Slice and cook veggies
  3. Measure, and spoon into 2 tortillas
  4. Top with cheese.  
  5. Enjoy!!!

This is super simple, and very yummy!!!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Clean Portabella Hamburger

Clean Portabella Hamburger
(1Red, 1Blue, 1Green)

One thing my husband loves (and me if I admit it to my self) is a good hamburger!  This is absolutely delicious.  I don't even miss the bun!!

Lean ground meat
Nice big portabella cap
Honey and Mustard

1. Measure meat into red container, take out, and make patty
2. Cook hamburger

3. Add Cheese while still cooking to melt
4. Grill portabella, and top with cooked patty
5. Cutup lettuce/tomato/onions/pickles
6. Drizzle with Honey mustard

  • If you want a bun, get a whole wheat bun (2 Yellows
  • If you want a side, you can do zucchini fries (1 GREEN), or sweet potato fries (1 Yellow)