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You Are Your Choices

We’ve discussed taking charge of our alcohol consumption, and we’ve talked about Accountability. The two subjects have a lot in common, especially when it comes to wellness. The quality of life we observe is influenced by our discipline. Our discipline is what happens when we…

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Greek Orzo-Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients (serves 4): 4 yellow, orange and/or red bell peppers 1/2 cup whole-wheat orzo, or brown rice 1 15-oz can chickpeas, rinsed 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 6 oz baby spinach, chopped 1 tbsp oregano 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/4…

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B’s 5 Food Tricks for Holiday Celebrations

Bring something you want to eat. If its a potluck style or you’re helping cook, bring a healthier meal you prefer so you’re guaranteed to have something that fits your goals. Eat before you go. Whether its a big meal or smaller, this can help…

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Healthy Winter Fruit Crisp

IngredientsFor the fruit: 5 cups unpeeled chopped firm pears anjou or bosc 1 cup frozen sweet cherries 1 pitted date, chopped I used about 1 1/2 dates, optional 1/2 teaspoon orange zest 1/4 cup orange juice 1 teaspoon apple pie spice or cinnamon 1 Tablespoon cornstarch For the topping: 1 1/2 cups old fashioned rolled oats (not quick or instant oats) 1/4 cup pepitas (shelled pumpkin…

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stuffed butternut squash

Ingredients 2 medium butternut squash — about 2 1/2 pounds each 2 teaspoons olive oil — divided 3/4 cup quinoa 1 1/2 cups low sodium vegetable broth — or chicken broth 1 bunch kale — stems removed and chopped (about 6 lightly packed cups) 2…

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Cheers

Starting out, I want to make it clear that I’m not suggesting anyone cut drinking out of their life, necessarily. What’s important is that we are aware of alcohol’s impact on our health. For a lot of people, drinking remains a challenge. They track their…

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One Pot Taco Soup

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 packet taco seasoning (homemade option below) 2-3 cloves garlic 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 (70z) can green chiles 4 cups vegetable broth 1 (14oz) can black beans rinsed & drained 2 (14oz) can garbanzo beans, rinsed…

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5 of My Favorite Go To Recipes Right Now

B’s fish tacos – https://ptfitnessdfw.com/bs-famous-fish-tacos/ Banza a la Brittany – https://ptfitnessdfw.com/banza-a-la-brittany/ Protein muffins – https://ptfitnessdfw.com/chocolate-chip-banana-bread-protein-muffins/ Avocado toast – https://ptfitnessdfw.com/avocado-toast-4-ways/ Spicy Red Curry – https://ptfitnessdfw.com/bs-spicy-red-curry-with-shrimp-veggies/ Brittany Bechtold – PT Fitness trainer

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B’s No Parm Macadamia Pesto

1/4 cup macadamias 1 tbsp minced garlic1/4 cup olive oil1/2-1 tbsp lemon juice3 oz fresh basil Mix all ingredients in blender/food processor. You may need to scrape down the sides a few times. Recipe can be doubled or tripled even. Great on pasta, salads, chicken…

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B’s Cashew Dip

1 cup cashews, soaked overnight or up to 5 hours1/2 cup vegetable broth1/2 cup nutritional yeast1 red bell pepper1/4 c olive oil2 tbsp garlic1 tbsp lemon juicechili paste to taste (for the heat) Mix in blender/nutribullet. Add more yeast for more cheesy flavor. This can…

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