Minestrone with Spinach and Rotini

Print Minestrone with Spinach and Rotini Slow Cooker Clean Eating Plan for Two Author: eMeals Recipe type: Dinner Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  8 hours 15 mins Total time:  8 hours 25 mins Ingredients 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 (14.5-oz) can organic fire-roasted diced tomatoes 1 (15-oz) can no-salt-added red kidney beans, drained and rinsed 1 (15-oz) can organic cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 cup thinly sliced carrot ½ cup chopped Read more [...]

Slow-Cooker Tomato-Herb Pork Chops and Peppers

Slow Cooker Clean Eating Plan for Two from eMeals - Featured Meal - ¬† ** These are affiliate links, but this is also the meal plan I use almost every week for my house ūüôā ** Slow-Cooker Tomato-Herb Pork Chops and Peppers Ingredients 1 1/2 Tbsp organic tomato paste 1/2 Tbsp Italian seasoning 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper 2 to 3 bone-in pork chops (about 1 1/2 lb) 3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup chopped Read more [...]

Healthified Cobb Salad

May I introduce the 21 Day Fix cookbook, FIXATE. Autumn Calabrese shares 101 recipes in this new cookbook - AND has made it easy keep track of the portions and your 21 Day Fix food portion containers. Oh, yeah, and the food is delicious! Here‚Äôs a sneak peak at just one of the simple and tasty recipes included in this fantastic cookbook: ¬† Print Healthified Cobb Salad Serves: 1 Prep time: 15 min. Cooking time: none Container Equivalents (per serving): green 2 red ¬Ĺ blue ¬Ĺ orange Read more [...]

Quick and Easy Hummus

I was in the mood for healthy snack but it had to be quick and easy. Toddlers aren't the most patient of people. A quick look at my pantry and I decided to make hummus. Most recipes I found online required ingredients I didn't have on hand, so I took the basic idea and added what I wanted to. My ingredients Can of chick peas minced garlic lemon pepper ground cumin celery salt Drain the can of chick peas and reserve the liquid.  Add chickpeas to blender/food processor. Add other ingredients. Read more [...]

Caramel-Brownie Chunk Milkshake – eMeals

As some of you may know, I am an eMeals blogger & affiliate, so there are some links in here. ¬†Regardless of that I love my¬†eMeals Clean Eating Meal Plans¬†that I get every week. Here is a recipe (totally not on my eating plan) that I thought sounded delish! Ingredients ¬Ĺ cup milk 4 cups vanilla ice cream 3 store bought or homemade brownies, chopped Caramel or hot fudge topping (optional) Instructions Share your thoughts on twitter with #emeals or on facebook.com/emealz 1. Read more [...]

Minute Rice = Quick & Easy Dinner #LoveEveryMinute

I love, love, LOVE rice.  Especially white rice with melted butter and Parmesan cheese.  Alas, my diet does not.  So, I try to use brown rice for everything but it takes FOREVER to cook and usually ends up a mess.  It's either mushy or crunchy, no matter what I do or which recipe and method I try.  I have tried so many recipes and I just can't do it.  Enter Minute Rice.  So, for me and my family, this is the perfect option.  If you like the nutty, rich flavor of brown rice (or like me, Read more [...]

Tasty Thursday – Fudge

My favorite recipe, just in time for the holidays. It makes a perfect gift or addition to a holiday party. Every year I make fudge for friends and family. I have used the same recipe forever (it's not a secret, its on a jar of fluff). This is for everyone who thinks it is hard to make fudge. The ingredients: 3 cups of sugar 1 1/2 sticks of butter (I always use real butter, but I'm sure you can use margarine) 5 oz. Of condensed milk 12 oz of semi sweet chocolate 7 oz marshmallow fluff 1 Read more [...]