Recipes

I love to eat. Instead of working out so you can eat, change your mode of thinking to “I eat healthy so I can train.” We are surrounded by hundreds of food choices. Remember, your food choice is either moving you closer to your goals or it isn’t. Here are a couple of my favorites. Just an FYI, I test all the recipes found...
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Chicken with Knorr White Sauce Mix

Do you LOVE creamy, rich tasting Italian dishes? Here’s a QUICK meal that gives you some of that rich, hearty flavor, but has fewer calories without using a lot of extra heavy cream, butter, or cheeses! If it’s quick and easy, there’s no excuse not to have a healthy meal! The two flavors of the “Knorr” sauce mixes that we like are “Garlic & Herb”...
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Chicken Wrap with shredded chicken

Chicken wraps are definitely a FAVORITE at our house! They are, for the most part, a quick and easy meal! Wraps are ideal for lunch or dinner and the leftovers always taste great! It is a basic “recipe”, but you can make them differently depending on what you have on hand/how much time you have. These are very versatile and almost impossible to mess up! Quick...
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Quick Chicken Cordon Bleu

Ingredients: -4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (1 1/4-1 1/2 pounds), trimmed with fat removed -sprinkle of salt and pepper to taste -1/3 cup shredded Gruyère or Swiss cheese -2 tablespoons reduced-fat cream cheese -1/4 cup coarse dry whole-wheat breadcrumbs -1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or thyme -2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil -1/4 cup chopped ham (about 1...
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Salmon with Honey

Ingredients: -1 lb salmon filets or steaks -¼ t salt -¼ t black pepper -1 T butter -2 T honey -1 t dried dill weed or 3 T fresh dill   Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F, rinse salmon on a foil lined cookie sheet.  Sprinkle salt and pepper over fish. Bake 20 minutes. Meanwhile, in sauce pan, combine butter honey and dill.  Cook until comes to a boil. Brush or pour sauces evenly...
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Grilled Chicken with McCormick Grill Mates

The great thing about this meal is that it doesn’t require much time or effort and is delicious every time! Grilled chicken accompanied with fresh veggies is our standard dinner here—even in the winter. I think marinated chicken is the best on the grill. Chicken is so much more flavorful and moist when you use a marinade! Our fav marinade: McCormick Grill Mates Marinade. There...
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