Chia Pudding

One of the struggles I see so often with ladies, especially when carb-cycling (and especially on low carb days)  is not getting enough fiber! And while veggies are my favorite source of fiber it’s amazing when you cut out the whole grains how many veggies you have to consume to get that 25 + grams of fiber a day. Enter chia pudding. It’s easy to make, super low carb and super high fiber. It’s basically a low carb day lifesaver!

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Cabbage and Noodles

With St. Patrick’s Day less than a week away I figured I would share my go-to tradition of Haluski or cabbage + noodles. Haluski is a traditional Polish dish made of fried cabbage and egg noodles. It bakes up into a dish of buttery comfort food. Why I make it for St Paddy’s Day? No idea haha. Maybe because of the cabbage?? Regardless, it’s a comfort meal in my house and it couldn’t be easier. If I am getting fancy I make it with fresh egg noodles (either homemade or storebought) but you can also use dried fettuccine. And if you’re cooking up the whole pound follow the same instructions just pick up a large cabbage instead of a small one and use a little extra butter. This dish also reheats extremely well so I always make extra! Give it a try and let me know what you think. Come Sunday you’ll most likely find me with a big ole’ bowl of this stuff + a Jameson cocktail (still trying to figure out what that might be).. stay tuned!

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Almond Flour Banana Bread

Is there anything better than the smell of a warm loaf of banana bread sitting on the countertop fresh out of the oven? Yea, I can’t think of a single thing. And to be honest, it’s really the main reason I buy bananas at the grocery store. While I enjoy a slice of classic banana bread on occasion I prefer something that won’t make my energy crash on most days, so this almond flour variation has become a new go-to. If you didn’t know what was in it you totally wouldn’t even know. If you end up with extra almond flour I definitely recommend trying almond flour pancakes, swapping almond flour in salmon cakes and I’ll do my best to get my almond flour thumbprint cookie recipe posted asap – promise!

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Super Bowl Recipe Round Up

Super bowl Sunday is just around the corner (how is it Feb 1st tomorrow) and I have had a lot of questions from you all on some dishes you recommend for your Super Bowl viewing so you can stay on track with your healthy lifestyle but still enjoy the fun! So here are a few of my go-to A Healthy Passion recipes to take to a super bowl party (or any party really)! Don’t forget you can easily track your recipes in my fitness pal using the ahp # – just search ahp {space } xxx.


Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos AHP206

Perfect for Super Bowl Sunday, these loaded sweet potato nachos are topped with fajita stewed beef with peppers and onion, quick-pickled jalapenos, creamy avocado, fresh cilantro and lime juice for serving. If you want to get crazy throw a little sour cream and cheese right on top! Continue reading “Super Bowl Recipe Round Up”

Batch Cook This !

A lot of you have reached out since signing up for TRIM and told me that your biggest struggle with healthy eating is that you’re busy and don’t always have time to cook. My tip for that, batch cook. Pick 2-3 recipes per week and double or triple them to have simple meals to reheat all week long.  Here are a few of my go-to A Healthy Passion recipes to batch cook !

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How to Meal Plan with A Healthy Passion to Reach Your Goals

Meal planning is one KEY tool that I have depended on to help me stay on track with my healthy lifestyle. Since launching TRIM boot camp this summer I have become obsessed with using macro meal plans to help busy women lose weight and finally reach their healthy living goals while getting to enjoy real food meals. No measuring, no weighing and no counting just cooking delicious recipes that the whole family will love.

If you want to reach your health goals, stay on track with your healthy lifestyle or finally lose the weight, but don’t want dinner to be 4 oz chicken, 1/2 cup rice and 1 cup of broccoli, I feel ya! That’s exactly why I designed A Healthy Passion Macro Meal Planning tool. It gives you exactly what you need without feeling like you’re on a restrictive diet or meal plan.

 

To get started create your free account at ahealthypassion.com

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Prep This Don’t Prep That!

Today it’s time to chat meal prep. Especially because of the New Year, every time hop on Instagram, I see post after post of containers filled with healthy food for the week – cue instant overwhelm! I  And while I don’t technically meal prep all of my meals in advance (I rarely have 2-3 hours free on a Sunday to spend in the kitchen nor do I want to put all of my meals in plastic containers to reheat) I do like to prep elements of my meals to speed up the process on those busy weeknights! I call it lazy meal prep. I avoid the overwhelm of doing it all at once but when it is time to get dinner on the table my cooking becomes a whole lot simpler!
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3 Day Real Food Reset

Happy 2019!

Can you believe it’s here. I don’t know about you but between the food, alcohol and travel my body is ready to get back on track with a little reset. Post holiday I don’t do anything too crazy and between TRIM boot camp and this little 3 day real food reset I get back on track in no time at all!

Here’s exactly what I am doing the next 3 days.
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The Best Recipes to Take to A Potluck or Party! 

It can be a little challenging to stick to your healthy lifestyle in social settings when you’re first starting out. Today I want to share some of my  F A V O R I T E  quick and easy A Healthy Passion meals perfect to take with you to any party so you have something  you know will make you feel good. And they’re absolutely delicious so your friends won’t even realize they’re healthy!

Happy Cooking

xo

Kate

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