Four Tips for a Healthier Lunchtime

Four Tips for a Healthier Lunchtime

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveLunchIn #CollectiveBias Do you have trouble when it comes to making healthy choices at lunchtime?  I've got Four Tips for a Healthier Lunchtime that are sure to get you on the right track for eating healthier during the day! #LoveLunchIn #CollectiveBias When it comes to eating lunch, are you often looking through the fridge wondering what to eat?  Do you go out to eat a few too many times during the week?  Do your kids tend to dictate whether you'll be eating chicken nuggets, or mac and cheese for the 9000th time?  I'm here to tell ya that I've faced all of these lunchtime dilemmas and I've learned that there are ways to beat the lunchtime rut.  I've got 4 Tips for a Continue Reading...

Sweet Kale and Grilled Sirloin Salad

Sweet Kale and Grilled Sirloin Salad

The perfect entree salad for the meat lover!  Loaded with crunchy, delicious kale, Brussels sprouts, shredded broccoli, cabbage and chicory and topped with grilled sirloin steak, this salad is incredible.  Fresh, filling and perfect for lunch or a light dinner! Especially during the holiday season, its easy to go overboard with eating, and then suddenly discover you've gained 5 lbs (or more!), and your jeans no longer fit.  I speak from experience here. ;)  With this in mind, I'm always looking for healthy, delicious lunch and dinner ideas that keep me on the healthy track.  This Sweet Kale and Grilled Sirloin Salad is a fantastic meal idea that is healthy, filling, and full of flavor. This salad starts with an Eat Smart Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Kit, that is loaded with Continue Reading...

Italian Salami Sliders

Italian Salami Sliders

Have you ever heard the phrase "A sandwich always tastes better when someone else makes it"?  I often find that this is true, although, when I put together these Italian Salami Sliders I discovered that making your own tasty sandwiches debunks this phrase.  Slightly spicy, peppery, and loaded with fresh ingredients, these mini sandwiches are completely delicious! So many of us eat sandwiches for lunch, and salami, pepperoni and many Italian meats are definitely popular at our house.  Slightly spicy, peppery and perfect for a lunch that you're packing for work, or packing for your kids to take to school. To compliment the Cracked Black Pepper Salami and Classic Pepperoni, I chose a classic olive oil and pepper focaccia bread, and sliced it lengthwise, and then cut it into small 1 Continue Reading...

Smokey Apple & Bacon Quesadillas

Smokey Apple & Bacon Quesadillas

Sweet and savory.  For me, this is one of my all-time favorite flavor combinations.  I'm always trying to come up with new, easy and flavorful things to make for lunch or snacks, and my son is a big fan of quesadillas.  So I decided to mix it up a bit, and come up with a sweet, crunchy, savory quesadilla that would work as a snack, lunch or even breakfast.  This Smokey Apple & Bacon Quesadilla is perfect!! The smokey aspect of this quesadilla comes from the creamy, delicious smoked Gouda.  I absolutely love this cheese!  It adds such a great smokey, savory flavor to just about anything you're cooking.  (PS - It's my favorite cheese to top a burger!)  Paired with the crisp, slightly tart Granny Smith apple, and thick-cut crisply cooked bacon, this quesadilla can't be Continue Reading...