Carnitas Tacos!
Ingredients: Refried Kidney BeansSlow Cooker CarnitasShredded MozzarellaGreen SalsaCorn TortillasFor the Carnitas:1. Get a pork shoulder. cover it in cayenne pepper, chili powder, cumin, salt, garlic powder, black pepper, and smoked paprika. 2. Put it in the crock pot and pour broth or water in the crock pot until it comes up about an inch.3. Cook 6-8 hours. 4. When done, remove & shred meat.5. Sautee meat in a pan until it starts to brown and crisp a little bit on edges. Add juice periodically to keep moist.DONEFor refried kidney beans:1. Drain 1 can kidney beans. Pour beans into pot and turn onto medium heat.2. Pour in desired seasonings (I used Mrs. Dash original, chipotle tabasco, cilantro, lime juice, and cayenne) and mix well. 3. As the beans cook, mash them with a fork and mix around. Do this continuously until they are thoroughly warmed and mashed to your desired consistency. I like to let them brown a teeny bit.DONE
EAT ALL THAT TOGETHER AND YOU WILL BE HAPPY!

Carnitas Tacos!

Ingredients: 
Refried Kidney Beans
Slow Cooker Carnitas
Shredded Mozzarella
Green Salsa
Corn Tortillas

For the Carnitas:
1. Get a pork shoulder. cover it in cayenne pepper, chili powder, cumin, salt, garlic powder, black pepper, and smoked paprika. 
2. Put it in the crock pot and pour broth or water in the crock pot until it comes up about an inch.
3. Cook 6-8 hours. 
4. When done, remove & shred meat.
5. Sautee meat in a pan until it starts to brown and crisp a little bit on edges. Add juice periodically to keep moist.
DONE

For refried kidney beans:
1. Drain 1 can kidney beans. Pour beans into pot and turn onto medium heat.
2. Pour in desired seasonings (I used Mrs. Dash original, chipotle tabasco, cilantro, lime juice, and cayenne) and mix well. 
3. As the beans cook, mash them with a fork and mix around. Do this continuously until they are thoroughly warmed and mashed to your desired consistency. I like to let them brown a teeny bit.
DONE

EAT ALL THAT TOGETHER AND YOU WILL BE HAPPY!

Dinner!
Homemade & clean “rice-a-roni” with an egg over easy on top SOOOO good, and much better for you than regular rice-a-roni!
Ingredients:brown ricewhole wheat pasta, broken up into piecesvegetable broth & waterbasil, sage, oregano, garlic powder, sea salt, black pepperminced garlicminced onionsDirections:1. Sautee rice/pasta in a little bit of butter until pasta turns brown.2. pour in vegetable broth and seasonings and mix well; bring to a boil and then simmer.3. continually add water as needed until rice is soft.
ta da! Rice-A-Roni! clean style! Top with an over easy egg or add your favorite meat.

Dinner!

Homemade & clean “rice-a-roni” with an egg over easy on top 
SOOOO good, and much better for you than regular rice-a-roni!

Ingredients:
brown rice
whole wheat pasta, broken up into pieces
vegetable broth & water
basil, sage, oregano, garlic powder, sea salt, black pepper
minced garlic
minced onions

Directions:
1. Sautee rice/pasta in a little bit of butter until pasta turns brown.
2. pour in vegetable broth and seasonings and mix well; bring to a boil and then simmer.
3. continually add water as needed until rice is soft.

ta da! Rice-A-Roni! clean style! Top with an over easy egg or add your favorite meat.

pre-workout fuel to atone for the terrible eating sins I committed last night.
apples with greek yogut/peanut butter & cinnamon dip. 
now time to burn off that ice cream. and bread. and pasta. and chocolate cake shot. oops.

pre-workout fuel to atone for the terrible eating sins I committed last night.

apples with greek yogut/peanut butter & cinnamon dip. 

now time to burn off that ice cream. and bread. and pasta. and chocolate cake shot. oops.

This sandwich though…. Super veggie sandwich from Golden Harvest Cafe. Spinach, grilled mushrooms, avocado, tomatoes, grilled onions, dijon aioli, and cheeeeseeeee on whole grain bread. Heaven.

This sandwich though…. Super veggie sandwich from Golden Harvest Cafe. Spinach, grilled mushrooms, avocado, tomatoes, grilled onions, dijon aioli, and cheeeeseeeee on whole grain bread. Heaven.

Eat your tomatoes!
Great source of Lycopene, a powerful antioxidant
Significant source of Vitamin C & A
Can help lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol
Reduce risk of heart disease
Shown to help lower blood pressure
Let’s face it, they’re also delicious!

Eat your tomatoes!

  • Great source of Lycopene, a powerful antioxidant
  • Significant source of Vitamin C & A
  • Can help lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol
  • Reduce risk of heart disease
  • Shown to help lower blood pressure
  • Let’s face it, they’re also delicious!
breakfast. keepin’ it simple.two poached eggs and three pieces of bacon. i ate one piece before i snapped the picture :)

breakfast. keepin’ it simple.

two poached eggs and three pieces of bacon. i ate one piece before i snapped the picture :)

LOW CAL CHINESE CHICKEN SALAD - CLEAN STYLE!This was so incredibly tasty. I had half of it for lunch, and the other half for dinner!

Recipe adapted from this recipe here (click) 
ADAPTED RECIPE Ingredients4 cups chopped romaine lettuce  & bok choy3 chicken breast tender, baked and shredded  2 green onions, chopped1 package shirataki noodlesSesame-Rice vinegar dressing

Dressing: 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil6 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar 1 teaspoon sesame oil (add more to taste if you prefer a strong sesame taste) 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar (I used stevia) 2 teaspoons light soy sauce 2 tablespoon sesame seeds 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 1/8 teaspoon salt


Directions (from website): Combine lettuce, chicken breast, green onion, and pasta. Combine dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk well until sugar dissolves. Dress lettuce mixture with 2-3 tablespoons of sesame dressing and top with sesame seeds.

LOW CAL CHINESE CHICKEN SALAD - CLEAN STYLE!
This was so incredibly tasty. I had half of it for lunch, and the other half for dinner!

Recipe adapted from this recipe here (click) 

ADAPTED RECIPE 
Ingredients
4 cups chopped romaine lettuce  & bok choy
3 chicken breast tender, baked and shredded  
2 green onions, chopped
1 package shirataki noodles
Sesame-Rice vinegar dressing

Dressing: 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
6 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
1 teaspoon sesame oil (add more to taste if you prefer a strong sesame taste)
1 1/2 teaspoons sugar (I used stevia)
2 teaspoons light soy sauce
2 tablespoon sesame seeds
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions (from website):
Combine lettuce, chicken breast, green onion, and pasta. Combine dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk well until sugar dissolves. Dress lettuce mixture with 2-3 tablespoons of sesame dressing and top with sesame seeds.

Kelp noodle soup!
Will post a better picture later :)

Kelp noodle soup!

Will post a better picture later :)

Just bought some kelp noodles - I’ll definitely be making this tonight!

That’s right, Odwalla. That’s right. Double rainbows and happiness.

That’s right, Odwalla. That’s right. Double rainbows and happiness.

new layout

what do you guys think?

I was inspired by Ashley Bar’s Sweet Potato/Beet latkes and wanted to make my own for dinner! I used the new coconut oil that I got from a blog contest to cook them in, and they were DELICIOUS. I even made them into hearts for Valentine’s Day! Happy Valentine’s Day, foodie/fitblrs!

Ingredients:
Grated sweet potato
Grated Beets
1 egg
Flour (until thickened)
salt & pepper
coconut oil (to cook in)