Month: January 2018

Chicken & Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers & Mushrooms

One evening I just wanted to make some stuffed peppers for the first time.  It turned out though that I had only one bell pepper left, but I saw these beautiful portobello mushrooms hanging out in the fridge.  And I thought, why not make stuffed mushrooms as well?! So I went on to making the stuffing–minced chicken, veggies, dried cranberries, egg, panko crumbs..and then, I caught a glance of the bowl of quinoa that I just cooked and so another idea popped into mind!  Why not add the quinoa into the mixture as well and make it even healthier and …

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36 Things that Life has taught me

When you hit your 30s you start to associate birthdays with that extra pound you gained, or that first strand of grey hair, or the crow’s feet that’s starting to get more obvious. But as I turned another chapter of my life this week (happy 36 to me!), I wanted to document it differently and take a moment to loudly reflect on some of the significant lessons that life has taught me. Lessons that have made me become a more grateful mom, a more effective entrepreneur, and a mindful health coach—three paths that have led me to discover so much …

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Lentil Soup - Fit FOodie Mommy

LENTIL SOUP

If you mentioned lentils to me a year ago, I’d give you a “what-the-heck-is-that” stare.  But becoming a health coach has led me to experiment and discover some of the hidden food gems such as beans which are packed with lots of nutrients.  This LENTIL SOUP is not only super healthy, but it’s easy, tasty, and kid-approved!  Yes, my 3 year old absolutely digs this bowl!  No pun intended there. 🙂 Now first of all, what are LENTILS?  They’re a bushy plant of the legume family, known for its lens-shaped seeds.  They are packed with proteins, carbohydrates, and fiber which …

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