Thursday, July 30, 2015

Cilantro Flank Steak Salad

Cilantro Flank Steak Salad

Dressing: Combine all ingredients in blender or food processor and purée. Chill. 
- 1/2 of a lime juiced
- 2 Tbs. green onion finely chopped
- 2 Tbs. cilantro chopped
- 1 Tbs. olive oil
- 1 Tbs.  water
- 1 garlic clove finely chopped
- 1/2 Tsp. Chili Powder
- 1/4 Tsp. Cumin
- Dash of Ground Red Pepper

Salad Ingredients:
12 oz beef flank steak
2 small red and yellow peppers sliced
1 cup frozen corn- thawed
2 green onions chopped
1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
4 cups romaine lettuce 

-trim fat from flank steak and score both sides (make 1 inch cuts from top to bottom). Place in ziploc bag and add 1/2 cilantro dressing and marinate 20-30 min. 
-Spray pan with cooking spray and cook steak 3-4 min each side on Med heat
- Remove steak and spray pan with cooking spray and add all other ingredients except lettuce! Cook for 3-5 minutes.
- Prepare lettuce in a bowl, add veggies and steak and top with remaining dressing! 

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Zucchini Noodles w Cilantro Chicken

You can have this one dish meal ready in 20 minutes!

Zucchini Noodles w Cilantro Lime Chicken

3 Large Zucchini 
1.5 LB Boneless Skinless Chicken breast cut into 1 inch pieces
1/2 tsp Cumin
1/4 tsp Pepper
2 Jalapeños-diced
3/4 Cup Cilantro-chopped
1 Lime
Cooking Spray

-Using a spiralizer (see pic below) spiral 3 Zucchini and set aside.
-In a large pan, spray cooking spray and sautéed Chicken until golden brown. Remove from pan.
-Add zucchini noodles, cumin, jalapeños and pepper and sauté in pan for 1 and 1/2 minutes (I like my zucchini still a little crisp).
-Remove from heat and add Chicken and Cilantro. Squeeze the juice of 1 lime on top. 
-Toss gently and serve hot! 

Will keep in air tight container for 48 hours. 

Fresh Fruit Popsicles

Fresh Fruit Popsicles- A healthy, refreshing snack for you and your kids!

1/3 cup diced Strawberries
1/3 cup diced Pineapple
1/3 cup diced Watermelon
1/3 cup diced Kiwi
1/4 cup fresh orange juice

Place fruit in a 5 oz disposable cup. Add 1 oz juice to each cup and place a craft stick in the center. Freeze for 2-3 hours. Run warm water around cup once frozen and they will fall out! Enjoy!

Friday, July 17, 2015

Hard Total Body and Core Workout

You can do this workout anywhere while traveling or at home! 

Hard Total Body Workout

You can do this workout anywhere! If you don't have a Kettlebell you can use 5lb weights!

Monday, July 13, 2015

2 Quick "Wedding Arm" Workouts!

Are you getting married or have a special event you want to tone your arms up for?! Here are two quick workouts you can add to your workout routine that will help create long lean definition!

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Spaghetti Squash Southwestern Bowl

This dish is perfect for the whole family! Easy prep, low carb, and kids love it!!

Spaghetti Squash Southwestern Bowl
2 medium Spaghetti Squash
1 lb Lean Ground Turkey
1 can black beans or Navy Beans drained and rinsed
1 Jar of Salsa (I use the Pico De Gallo already prepared in grocery)
1/2 Cup Green Bell Pepper chopped
1/2 Cup Red Bell Pepper Chopped 
1/4 Cup Red Onion chopped
1/2 Cup Corn Kernels (Frozen-defrost in microwave)
1 Cup Fresh Cilantro Chopped
2 Jalapeños finely chopped
1 Teaspoon Cumin 
1 Cup shredded cheddar cheese
Salt and Pepper

-Brown the ground turkey on stove top. 
-Place spaghetti squash in microwave for 5 min then turn and cook 5 more minutes (should be tender, if not cook 2-3 more min per side)
-Remove squash from microwave, slice in half, scoop out seeds and throw away. 
-Take a fork and "shread" the squash into a bowl. 
-Combine all ingredients leaving 1/2 of the cheese out. Stir well. 
-Spoon into empty Spaghetti Squash Bowls, Top with cheese.
-Broil in oven for 5 minutes

-You can customize each bowl to your families desires! Add sour cream, chives, salsa, jalapeños, guacamole on top. 

This dish is guaranteed to be a hit for the whole family!