Cheesy Cauliflower Nachos

This fun recipe is a great way to indulge in your nacho cravings, without heaps of unnecessary salt and fat. Cauliflower, a good source of vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate, is one of those magical vegetables redefining how we think about “junk food.” I LOVE making buffalo cauliflower bites to get in my veggies... Is there anything this vegetable can’t do? This recipe starts by roasting cauliflower in the oven, to get them golden brown. I recommend spreading out the cauliflower florets as much as possible, so they can toast up nicely. The cumin, sea salt, chili powder, and garlic powder give an extra boost to an already delicious dish. And don’t forget the oil. It is the key to getting your v

Jack-o’-Lantern Stuffed Peppers

These days, Halloween is a much more family-friendly event, filled with creative and playful costumes, pumpkins on doorsteps, haunted houses, and plenty of festive treats. And I don’t know about you, but I usually associate this holiday with heaps of sugar. Chocolate bars, toffees, candies, you name it. It’s enough sugar to make my teeth hurt just thinking about it — and to get your kids really bouncing off the walls! Thank goodness it only comes around once a year… What I love about this jack-o’-lantern stuffed peppers recipe is that it’s a festive twist on a savory dish that lets my family enjoy the holiday with a little less sugar. They’re a fun Halloween treat to prepare for your kids an

BOO! 13 Healthy Halloween Treats

The days where you’d fill a pillowcase or plastic pumpkin chock-full of candy are long gone. But even as a grown-up, it doesn’t truly feel like Halloween until you’ve enjoyed at least a few treats. So how can you indulge your sweet tooth without going overboard? Banana Ghosts and Orange Pumpkins Boo! Turn bananas into spooky ghosts with chocolate chip eyes and mouths made from chocolate covered raisins. Make a pumpkin patch out of peeled clementines or tangerines. Just use a sprig of celery in the center for the stem! Jack-o’-Lantern Fruit Cups Add color and fun to your Halloween with these smiling jack-o’-lantern faces carved into navel oranges. Slice off the tops of the oranges, scoop ou

#BonVoyageBeleys - 6 Week Update

Hey y'all -- I've been in Dallas for over ONE MONTH! I wanted to share how things are going with the trip so far. (If you are just hearing from me now, I quit my full-time marketing job in August to pursue online coaching and travel the U.S.). First off - I LOVE this city. It's clean, vibrant and full of active young professionals. There are different neighborhoods (much like Philadelphia). There is a trendy area (Uptown), Hipster area (Deep Ellum), Arts area (Arts District) and a ton of other areas. The best part about setting my own hours while running my business, is that I've had time to check out some awesome events in the Big D. Here are some of the things I've checked out thus far: St

Fit into those Skinny Jeans! Join the 5 Week Skinny Jean Challenge

Have you tried on your skinny jeans yet this season? If they are a little more snug than you expected them to be…I’m with you girlfriend! I realized pretty quickly that I enjoyed one too many loaded Coronas, Taco Tuesdays and ice cream cones over the summer. Don’t get me wrong, I had a BLAST – but I don’t want my fun to be the reason I have to buy a bigger jean size. Can you relate? If your jeans are tight and you’re finding yourself only wearing lulu leggings or sweaters to cover up a muffin top, then it’s time to do something about it BEFORE we get too far into the holiday season. It’s time to say adios to that summer fun weight and ROCK THOSE SKINNY JEANS THIS FALL! If this sounds like yo

Football Foodies: 10 Healthy Game Day Snacks

Score big points with your fellow football fans by sharing these crowd-pleasing tailgating recipes on game day. These easy tailgating recipes are all 21 Day Fix approved, so you won't have to feel guilty about divulging in too many treats on a Sunday. BBQ Chicken Flatbread Pizza It’s loaded with grilled chicken and onions and corn and other veggies. Need I say more? Get the recipe. Broccoli Tots Everyone will get excited about these Broccoli Tots. They make a great snack, side dish, or even a fun appetizer to serve to guests. It’s a fun, bite-sized treat for kids and adults alike. So go ahead and give them a try — you know you want to! Get the recipe. Barbecue Chicken Baked Sweet Potatoes If

Zucchini Fries

This tasty snack or side dish has flavor and crunch. And, our zucchini fries have only 74 calories per serving! Total Time: 29 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 14 min. Yield: 4 servings 21 Day Fix servings: 1Y, 1G Ingredients: Nonstick cooking spray ¼ cup whole wheat flour 2 Tbsp. cornmeal 1 tsp. sea salt ½ tsp. ground black pepper 3 medium zucchini, cut into ½ x 3-inch sticks 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten Preparation: 1. Preheat oven to 475° F. 2. Line baking sheet with foil; lightly coat with spray. 3. Combine flour, cornmeal, salt, and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag; shake to combine. 4. Working with a few pieces at a time, dip zucchini in egg whites and

Spinach Dip

We created a lighter version of the classic spinach dip, perfect for parties and potlucks. This recipe has only 32 calories per serving. Eat it with raw veggies like carrots, celery sticks, radishes, or sliced bell peppers. For a spicy kick, sprinkle with a red pepper flakes before serving. Total Time: 10 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: None Yield: 8 servings, ¼ cup each 21 Day Fix portions: 1G Ingredients: 10 oz. fresh baby spinach (about 6 cups), steamed until wilted 1½ cups nonfat plain Greek yogurt, drained 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped ¼ cup finely chopped green onions 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice Sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste; optional) Preparation: 1. Place

Healthier Seven-Layer Dip

A lighter version of the classic seven-layer dip, that is heavy on fresh veggies, and uses nonfat refried beans and low-fat yogurt instead of sour cream. As a lifelong connoisseur of seven-layer dip, I can attest to its tastiness. Total Time: 25 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 15 min. Yield: 10 servings 21 Day Fix portions: 1G, 1/2Y, 1/2 B/O Ingredients: 2 medium ripe avocados 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 1 dash sea salt (or Himalayan salt) 1 dash ground black pepper 8 oz low-fat plain Greek yogurt 2 tsp. all-natural taco seasoning, no salt added 1 (15-oz) can nonfat refried beans, warm 4 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 yellow pepper, chopped 1 bunch green onions, ends trimmed, sli

Almond Crusted Chicken Fingers with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Skip the frozen chicken fingers or the drive through....make your own in for the whole family to enjoy. This kid-friendly meal is great for adults too! Total Time: 35 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 20 min. Yield: 4 servings 21 Day Fix portions: 1Y, 1R, 1 B/O Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. raw honey 2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 2 tsp. rice wine vinegar Nonstick cooking spray (or olive oil cooking spray) 2 large eggs 2 Tbsp. water 1 lb. raw chicken breast tenders, skinless 1 cup whole wheat Panko bread crumbs (Japanese-style bread crumbs) ½ cup finely chopped sliced almonds 1 dash tsp. sea salt 1 dash tsp. ground black pepper Preparation: 1. Combine honey, mustard, and vinegar in a small

Healthy Buffalo Chicken Tenders with Blue Cheese Dip

These tangy, spicy chicken tenders dipped in creamy blue cheese sauce are delicious enough to make you forget they’re only 158 calories per serving. Total Time: 50 min. Prep Time: 5 min. Cooking Time: 15 min. Yield: 4 servings 21 Day Fix portions: 1R, 1 tsp Ingredients: 4 Tbsp. hot pepper sauce (like Frank’s®), divided use 2 Tbsp. white vinegar 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. paprika 1 dash cayenne pepper (to taste; optional) 1 lb. raw chicken tenders ¼ cup nonfat plain yogurt 1 Tbsp. crumbled blue cheese 4 medium celery stalks, cut into sticks Preparation: 1. Combine 1 Tbsp. hot sauce, vinegar, garlic powder, paprika, and cayenne in a small bowl; mix well. 2. Add chicken; toss to

10 Healthy Late-Night Snacks

Not all snacking is bad for you. These five pairings will keep you feeling full (without filling out) Let's get real: It's not always possib

Kale Chips

For a healthy, crunchy snack high in vitamin A, look no further! Kale chips are an easy way to get kids, and adults, to snack healthy. Total Time: 28 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 18 min. Yield: 4 servings, 1 cup each Ingredients: 1 bunch (about 6 oz.) kale leaves 1 Tbsp. olive oil Preparation: 1. Preheat oven to 350° F. 2. Remove kale leaves from stems. Tear leaves into bite-sized pieces. Discard stems. 3. Wash and thoroughly dry kale with a salad spinner or paper towel. 4. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper, if desired. 5. Combine leaves and oil in medium bowl; toss gently to blend. 6. Add desired flavoring combinations; mix well. 7. Arrange kale on prepared b

13 Delicious Healthy Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkin bread, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, Pumpkin know Fall has arrived. Years ago, I thought the only thing you could do with pumpkins was carve funny faces into them. Now, I've been researching healthy ways to incorporate this fruit into my weekly recipe rotation. Did you know pumpkin is packed with fiber and is an excellent source of beta-carotene (which helps with vision and supports your immune system). Here are 13 of my favorite delicious, healthy pumpkin recipes to try out this season. Pumpkin Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese A tasty, healthy alternative to sugary donuts, baking a fresh batch of these for your coworkers will definitely earn you points around the office, and not o

Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

If you’re craving something pumpkin-flavored for breakfast, forget about a sugary pumpkin spiced latte and go for these pumpkin protein pancakes. Not only do they have a lot less sugar and fat than a usual PSL, they are also packed with 22 grams of protein. Now that sounds like a much better way to enjoy this fall flavor. Total Time: 25 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 10 min. Yield: 2 servings, 3 small pancakes each Ingredients: 1 cup pumpkin puree ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk 3 large egg whites (⅓ cup) 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1 cup quick cooking oats 1 scoop whey protein powder, vanilla flavor ½ tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. ground nutmeg 1 tsp. baking powder Nonstick

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Skip the pricey Starbucks PSL -- This pumpkin spice latte has half the calories of your favorite fall treat. Ingredients: 1 cup nonfat milk 1 Tbsp. pumpkin puree ¼ tsp. pumpkin pie spice 2 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1 cup brewed black coffee or 1 shot espresso 1 dash ground nutmeg (to taste; optional) Preparation: 1. Heat milk, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, and extract in medium saucepan over medium heat; cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until mixture is hot, but not boiling. It is ready when there are many small bubbles on the sides of the saucepan. 2. Remove from heat; mix vigorously with a whisk until frothy. 3. Pour coffee or espresso into serving mug; top with milk mixture. 4. T

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