Category Archives: Healthy Living

My goal is clean eating (using ingredients that are as close to its original form as possible), which means minimizing prepackaged, precooked, preprepared foods and using as many fresh ingredients as possible. I also want variety, which provides more of the nutrients we need, more fruits and vegetables, and healthier proteins (poultry, fish, legumes, etc).

Healthy eating: Surprise Tuna Salad

This one I call Surprise because it’s surprisingly not fishy and really good. Makes for a great lunch. I make it whenever we’re traveling for a light, healthy option and definitely when I’m doing our sugar fast. Ingredients 1 large … Continue reading

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Chicken Mulligatawny

Another healthy, gluten free, option. I’ve combined several different recipes to come up with one we like. This one is a crock pot/slow cooker meal. Serves 6-8. Ingredients 4 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs 1 can coconut milk 1 c … Continue reading

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Southwest Chicken

Another healthy, gluten free, option. We tried this one out for the first time and the husband decided it’s a keeper (not all the recipes I find are keepers). Ingredients 2 T lime juice2 tsp chili powder1 tsp garlic powder1/2 … Continue reading

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Healthy eating: Tuna Pasta with Olives & Artichokes

Ingredients 8 oz tuna steak, cut into 3 pieces or 1 12 oz can tuna 4 T extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 t freshly grated lemon zest 2 t chopped fresh rosemary 0r 1 t dried, divided 1/2 t salt, … Continue reading

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Healthy eating: Cashew Chicken

Ingredients 2 T cornstarch 1-1/4 c chicken broth 2 T soy sauce or coconut aminos  1-1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed 3 T canola oil, divided 1/2 lb sliced fresh mushrooms 1 sm green and red pepper, julienned 4 green onions, sliced … Continue reading

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