…plus leftovers and snacks. 😉 My true market excursions these days are limited to once-a-month. As the days grow shorter and colder, I eagerly await the first Saturday of each month as it brings a plethora of fresh treats from local farmers. With any farmers’ market it’s always fun to see what produce they will […]Read More 1 trip to the Farmers’ Market… 6 meals?!
My treats this week are a combo of markets… My local farmers’ market is sadly over for the season, so my produce, and thus my weekly food prep, must come from different places. Luckily, a neighboring community offers a monthly market indoors and I visited it last weekend. It’s always nice to visit new markets; […]Read More Sunday Funday = Food Prep!
My favorite local market runs May-October, so during the winter I get other opportunities to find my fit…Read More My Winter Farmers’ Market!
On the last day of this season’s farmers’ market my favorite farmer brought an extra special treat that he hadn’t delivered the entire year – POTATOES! There were bags full of big, beautiful, lumpy, red and white tubers. I was enticed immediately. I love potatoes; they are the ultimate comfort food. My family feels the […]Read More Chicken Potato Soup!
The weather is cool, so that means it’s time to make some soup this week. Give this one a try and you won’t be sorry!Read More Cabbage Soup!
Tomatoes were the initial inspiration for this filling weeknight treat.Read More Hearty Chicken and Vegetables
This looks super-rich or extravagant, but remember you’re using zucchini instead of pasta, so although it will fill you up in that “comfort food” way, it won’t wreck you up like pasta will!Read More Baked Zucchini Boats!
I was a very lucky child who grew up with a mother and a grandmother that knew how to cook food straight out of the garden. Of course I didn’t necessarily appreciate it back then, but now as a mom and fitness fan I know without a doubt that much of how I think about […]Read More Stuffed Peppers
Many people tell me that they would LOVE to food prep, but they just don’t have the time. Many. People. This weekend I left town bright and early on Sunday at 6:15 and was gone the entire day for a Kettlebell training, so I knew that I would have to do my prep on Saturday […]Read More Food Prep… when you’re short on time!
Sometimes finding my fit from the market means playing around and experimenting with the produce that week. It also means taking advantage of the season’s freshest finds. With all that plus a bit of “outside the plate” creativity you can come up with tasty new treats to add to your table!Read More Sweet and Spicy Turkey Meatballs