Hi guys! Happy Tuesday! I thought I would take this opportunity to share one of my favorite easy weeknight “recipes” — TACO PIZZA! It’s not necessarily the healthiest thing in the world (although it’s much healthier than a typical pizza), but it’s so easy to make that I can throw it together after work on a week night. Since the goal of my blog is to help people maintain a healthy lifestyle despite all the things life throws your way, I thought this would be a fun, easy recipe to share. Plus, who doesn’t love tacos and pizza?
One of my goals on this blog is to show you that you don’t always have to follow recipes exactly, or have every single ingredient on hand. It’s more important to understand the “components” of a recipe and try to use what you have on hand, use what aligns with your dietary needs, and what you like. Read on —>
Hi! How was your weekend? Ours was a nice mixture of being busy and relaxing. We celebrated my brother-in-law’s birthday, went on a few walks (the weather in NJ was beautiful!), did some shopping for an upcoming trip, and cooked a lot of food for the week. Speaking of food prep, I thought I would share what I did this weekend to prepare for a really busy week ahead. Besides being really busy at work, I also have several client meetings, Bar Association events, networking events and a family get together. I was also hoping to be able to sleep, eat, exercise and most of all, spend time with my husband. What’s a working girl to do? PLAN!
Thanks to my Sunday food prep, my meals this week will look something like this —>
Breakfast: Egg bake with spinach, shredded potato, onion, maple turkey breakfast sausage, garlic and spices. For days that I hit the gym, I also have 1 scoop of Sunwarrior protein powder with water or a protein smoothie.
Lunches: I packed 3 containers of quinoa, shredded rotisserie chicken and 1 cup of roasted chickpeas, broccoli, onion and carrot based off of this Chickpea Broccoli Buddha bowl from Hummusapien (I have meetings the other 2 days). I topped each bowl with 1 large spoonful of the peanut sauce from Hummusapien’s recipe. It’s one of the best sauces I’ve ever had! Perfectly sweet, salty, spicy and savory – the Thai would be very proud that you hit all 4 “S”s!