Lunches

Shrimp & Veggies in Parchment Paper

Shrimp & Veggies in Parchment Paper

Easy Dinner Recipe: Shrimp in Parchment Paper This is one of my absolute favorite fresh and tasty recipes right now. Not only is it loaded with veggies and protein, really easy to make, and gluten-free, but it’s ready in under 30 minutes and has minimal cleanup. Ingredients: Parchment paper 5-6 cooked frozen shrimp Bok choy Bean sprouts (not soy) Shiitaki mushrooms Braggs Amino Acid (or othe ...[Read More]

NYC – BBQ Mango Tilapia

NYC – BBQ Mango Tilapia

This dish takes a little bit more time to make, since it has to marinate, but it is definitely worth it! BBQ, mango, and white fish create such a unique taste, you’ll want to make it for everyone!

NYC – Simply Wonderful Stuffed Tomato

NYC – Simply Wonderful Stuffed Tomato

These crab-packed tomatoes are SOO cute - almost too cute to eat. ALMOST. You’ll impress your roommate/sister/partner with these guys! This recipe makes 2 servings, so it is perfect to share!

NYC – Chicken Burrito Salad

NYC – Chicken Burrito Salad

This is my healthy version of one of my favorite unhealthy meals, Chipotle salads! This unique mexican salad is so filling and tasty, you won't miss burritos at all!

NYC – Open Faced Turkey Sandwich

NYC – Open Faced Turkey Sandwich

A healthy take on the turkey sandwich your mom used to make up in grade school! This sandwich is wholesome and delicous without the guilt of bread and cheese most sandwiches cause.

NYC – Sexy Svelte Smoothie

NYC – Sexy Svelte Smoothie

I know that this is technically only a beverage, but it is a great lunch for when you’re on the run or prepping for a workout! If it isn’t filling enough for you, accompany it with an AR Clean Meal Salad. But, give the lunch smoothie a chance, you might find yourself surprisingly satisfied after!

NYC – Spicy & Stylish No-Cook Stir Fry

NYC – Spicy & Stylish No-Cook Stir Fry

This dish is all stir & style with no fry! Just grab some precooked chicken from the market (or make use of those leftovers!) and you're already on your way! This recipe makes two servings, so be sure to save half for later or share!

NYC – Fab & Feisty Tuna Salad

NYC – Fab & Feisty Tuna Salad

This recipe certainly has a kick to it! This delicious tuna salad is far from the simple kind you ate in gradeschool. With hot sauce, jalapenos, a creamy tuna salad, AND yummy veggies, this salad is definitely a “bang for your buck” AR favorite!

Winning Roasted Sweet Potato & Quinoa Soup!

Winning Roasted Sweet Potato & Quinoa Soup!

Oooh i LOVE the fall – especially the excuse for cozy, comforting fall recipes! Here is a favorite you MUST try: roasted sweet potato and quinoa soup! I can’t take credit for this recipe though, I got it from Noshing with the Nolans Recipes! and just had to share! I also love that it only takes about 15 minutes of prep time! However, you will want to be home, as it needs about 50 minut ...[Read More]

Easy Asian Quinoa Salad Recipe

Easy Asian Quinoa Salad Recipe

I’m kind of obsessed with salads – but let me tell you, I use the term ‘salad’ very loosely, as my definition is likely not what you typically think of. For me, salad is a term I used to describe any way in which I mix my favorite healthy foods into a big meal! From fajita and taco salads to gourmet pizza salad, you can literally ‘healthify’ anything, AND increase you ...[Read More]

Bloat Banishing Soup

Bloat Banishing Soup

Banish Bloat and Energize with this Chilled Cucumber Mint Soup This strategic and tasty recipe comes from my friends at Popsugar – Low in calories, delicious, hydrating AND an excellent way to BEAT the bloat . Cooling cucumbers, mint, and yogurt serve as the base, while garlic, chives, and a touch of lemon add bright flavor. It’s like a cleanse for your insides! (and I’m not usually a ...[Read More]

Quick ’N’ Light Turkey Frittata

Quick ’N’ Light Turkey Frittata

I LOVE eggs and I LOVE  this recipe for so many reasons (umm quick, filling, tasty and oh so healthy)!! You can play around and add different veggies but this is the general Light Turkey Frittata ‘template’.    Ingredients 1 ¼ cup eggs substitute or 6 eggs (3 whole + 3 whites) ¼ cup plain low-fat yogurt (I like Greek yogurt) 2 tablespoons water ⅛ teaspoon dried dill weed 4 slices ...[Read More]

Don’t Sabotage That Sandwich! 5 Slimming Sandwich Swaps

Don’t Sabotage That Sandwich! 5 Slimming Sandwich Swaps

You don’t have to live on salads to be healthy at lunch – there are INCREDIBLE Slimming Sandwich Swaps Going back to school? Starting a new job? In either case, when noon rolls around, your best bet is to skip fast food and pack your own grub. If you’re more of a sandwich rather than a salad person, that’s all fine and dandy–just remember that your hoagie or B.L.T can ...[Read More]

How To Make A Healthy Filling Salad

How To Make A Healthy Filling Salad

By Fitnet Blog Partner, Emily Salads are the quintessential “healthy meal,” and for good reason: they’re full of greens and vegetables! But salads also have a dark side. If you order them out at a restaurant, they run the risk of having as many calories as a burger, and if you make them at home, far too often, they don’t have enough calories to keep you satisfied (which is why you’ll start searchi ...[Read More]