Turkey & Veggie Snack Wraps

Turkey & Veggie Snack Wraps

These super simple turkey wraps are the ultimate healthy snack or light lunch when you're looking to make healthier choices!  Uses simple deli turkey, fresh sliced peppers and cucumbers and a wedge of Laughing Cow Cheese.  Just 3 Weight Watchers Smart Points!! Several years ago, I had found myself quite overweight and looking to make some changes in my life.  I had just had a baby, and as many of you can relate, was looking to take off the baby weight that was not budging.  It was pretty obvious to me that I was not able to do it on my own - I need some help, and support.  I needed a group of people that could identify and understand how I was feeling and who were also trying to make this change. This was when I decided to join Weight Watchers.  (For the record, I'm not being paid Continue Reading...

10 Brilliant Tools, Ideas & Tricks for Packing School Lunches

10 Brilliant Tools, Ideas & Tricks for Packing School Lunches

These brilliant lunch packing tools are super helpful in getting lunches ready, and everyone out the door on busy mornings! Lunchboxes, utensils, containers along with recipe ideas will help streamline mornings and help your kids eat a little healthier in the process! This post contains affiliate links.  All recipes,  and opinions are 100% my own. I have to say that before my son started school, I had no idea how crazy mornings could be.  Getting everyone up, dressed, fed, and out to the door has become a major undertaking that makes me miss those days of him being a baby. Just the thought of adding lunch packing to that somewhat impossible list of things to do feels completely daunting.  However, like many other parents out there, I want my kid to eat a healthy, filling lunch Continue Reading...

Shrimp Summer Rolls

Shrimp Summer Rolls

This post is #sponsored by the good people at Lunchbox.   All opinions and photos are 100% my own. #HealthierSideofMayo Fresh veggies, tender shrimp and rice noodles are all wrapped together in a spring roll wrapper for the most amazingly flavorful Asian inspired roll.  These Shrimp Summer Rolls are the perfect healthy lunch option or great as a light dinner! Do you ever find yourself in a lunchtime rut?  If you're like me and want to eat healthy, but have run out of ideas, or are just plain bored with the same-old, same-old, have no fear!!  I've come to the rescue with an awesome lunchtime (or light dinner!) option that's perfect any day of the week.  These fantastic Asian-inspired Shrimp Summer Rolls are a great way to eat healthy, and enjoy a delicious, flavorful Continue Reading...

Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Pineapple Mango Salsa

Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Pineapple Mango Salsa

Do you pack your lunch for work?  Bring these amazingly healthy, delicious Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps!  The flavorful Pineapple Mango Salsa along with the Spicy Verde Grilled Chicken make for a tasty, healthy, and filling meal!  Low carb, Paleo friendly, gluten free and only 5 Weight Watchers Smart Points! When it comes to lunch time do you struggle to find healthy, yet tasty options?  Is that same-old turkey sandwich getting a little boring?  My Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Pineapple Mango Salsa are the perfect solution to the lunchtime rut!  The delicious, fresh pineapple mango salsa along with the spicy chicken flavors are sure to satisfy!   These lettuce wraps are perfect, especially if you pack your lunch for work.  I have basically combine two of my Continue Reading...

Honey Crisp Apple & Sweet Kale Salad

Honey Crisp Apple & Sweet Kale Salad

How about a healthy, easy delicious lunch idea? My Honey Crisp Apple & Sweet Kale Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette is the perfect lunch solution! Assembled in mason jars, these salads stay fresh and crisp for the perfect make-head lunch!Do you ever struggle with what to have for lunch?  I'm one of those people that always needs new ideas, as I get very bored with the same old sandwich.  I typically have a quick breakfast and coffee in the morning before going to the gym.  Once shower up, and work for a couple hours, my tummy is grumbling.  If I don't have a smart lunch made in advance, I tend to make poor nutritional choices.  I love salads for lunch, but I don't always have the time to prepare them once lunchtime rolls around.  I've come up with a Continue Reading...

Spicy Tuna Lettuce Wraps

Spicy Tuna Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce wraps brought to a whole new delicious level!  Gluten free and Paleo friendly, these delicious lettuce wraps include Jalapeno infused tuna paired with crunchy peppers, fresh cilantro and juicy tomatoes.  A healthy, easy & delicious lunch you'll love! For lunch I typically have something here at home.  Just like the rest of the world, I've got about 8 different things going on at the same time, deadlines to manage and a kids' schedule that would make a CEO blush.  The sad truth is that if I don't stop for a few minutes and make myself a good lunch, I tend to make poor food choices later in the day (unhealthy drive thru food or copious amounts of brownies!). Having these Bumble Bee Prime Fillet Albacore Tuna Single Serve pouches on hand at home is the perfect Continue Reading...

Garden Vegetable Pasta Salad

Garden Vegetable Pasta Salad

A healthy pasta salad recipe that actually tastes good! You'll never believe this pasta salad is light and healthy!  Made with a delicious Greek yogurt dressing and loaded with fresh garden vegetables, this pasta salad recipe will be your new favorite summer side dish. Perfect for cookouts, pot-lucks and summer barbecues! We love pasta at our house, especially pasta salad in the warm summer months.  It makes for a fantastic side-dish to fried chicken or anything that is coming off the grill, like burgers, brats, steaks, chops and chicken.  This healthy pasta salad recipe is a nice alternative to other mayo-heavy macaroni and pasta salads.  My Garden Vegetable Pasta Salad is made with a much lighter dressing, using plain Greek yogurt and light sour cream.  As far as I'm concerned this Continue Reading...