healthy dinner ideas

Healthy Homemade Burrito Bowl

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Mexican food has been a craving of mine during pregnancy, but eating out at chain restaurants can definitely add up quick – both calorie and sodium wise. For any Mexican cravings, I turned to making my own healthy burrito bowls at home in order to cut the calories of chain Mexican restaurants.The best part about making these Mexican inspired dishes at home is that you can use your imagination and incorporate any type of protein, rice, beans, and toppings that you desire.To make sure I’m getting my serving of healthy fats, I used a little coconut oil when sautéing my […]

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Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Risotto

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For those of you who are looking for quick dinner ideas, you came to the right spot! I’m a big advocate of meal prepping and taking food to work for lunches, however I make the effort each night to have a nice home cooked meal for dinner. Time can be a factor in deciding what to make for dinner, especially if you have little ones running around or get home from work late. This is where finding protein packed, quick meals, are essential to my daily routine. I chose to whip up shrimp scampi with risotto, which took me a […]

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Charred Red Onion and Fennel Salad

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Spring time is just about here and I am already preparing dishes that are perfect for this season, especially for a barbeque.  I feel like I managed to put all of my favorite ingredients into this one salad like the fennel, balsamic, spicy mustard, kale and healthy Kelapo coconut oil!  The combination is fantastic, and with the smoky char on the onions, there is so much flavor for the raw kale.  Using the coconut oil is perfect because it can stand up to the high heat when browning the onions and fennel, and since the flavor is so subtle, it […]

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