Side Dish Ideas

Monday, 14 August 2017 by

The Hit It!®Fitness trainers have come up with some great tasting ideas. We all choose to eat healthy but refuse to sacrifice on flavor. Eating healthy should never mean bland, dull or boring. Here are some simple side dishes easy to even please the food critic at home… Baked sweet potato with one teaspoon coconut

Sometimes we want something to shake up our protein shakes!  This recipe satisfies that craving for something a little sweeter. With strawberries, cashews and oatmeal, it’s refreshing, filling and super tasty! It’s also ideal for someone who is maybe easing into protein powder supplementation or isn’t comfortable using the powder, as it calls for cashews instead. And if you’re watching

Chicken Piccata 2 skinless and boneless chicken breasts, butterflied then cut in half 1 cup all purpose flour sea salt freshly ground black pepper 1 Tbsp grass-fed butter Olive oil 1 cup white wine 2 lemons 1 handful parsley 2 Tbsp capers   Pound chicken breasts until thin season chicken with salt and pepper dredge

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1 package ground turkey 1 Tbsp chopped garlic 1 handful of Italian Romano cheese 1 handful chopped parsley salt and pepper to taste 1 handful seasoned breadcrumbs 1 egg Stir together all ingredients until well mixed Roll into meatballs and place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray Bake 350 for 30 minutes

Tuna Salad

Saturday, 01 July 2017 by

Tired of chicken? Switch up your protein and try this delicious Tuna Salad.  The Hit It!® Fitness trainers love this one for a quick snack between clients. 2 cans or packages of tuna 3 TB chopped carrots 3 TB chopped celery 2 TB chopped onion 1/4 garlic clove chopped 1/2 lemon- juiced Salt and pepper

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Low Calorie Summer Cocktails

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 by

It is officially summer and the trainers here at Hit It!® Fitness, are always talking about eating healthy and low calorie options. What about cocktails? Summer means sitting in the sun with a pretty drink in your hand. Let’s not waste all of our hard work on high calorie drinks! Here are a few, fun

Avocados

Monday, 26 June 2017 by

If you need more fiber in your diet, it’s time to turn to creamy avocado. Just half an avocado contains seven grams of fiber. Although high in fat, avocados contain the good-for-you monounsaturated fats (MUFA) your body needs to help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and maintain the HDL (good) ones. Here are a few

Swapping Produce for Carbs

Monday, 15 May 2017 by

While I’m all for enjoying carbs, loading up on bread products isn’t the best tactic if you’re trying to drop pounds. See how many calories you’ll save by making these easy bread swaps with fruit and veggies. Check out these great substitutions. Breakfast Swap: Swap an apple for bread One medium apple = 93 calories

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Ingredients: 1 package ground turkey 1 Tbsp chopped garlic 1 handful of Italian Romano cheese 1 handful chopped parsley salt and pepper to taste 1 handful seasoned breadcrumbs 1 egg Instructions: Stir together all ingredients until well mixed Roll into meatballs and place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray Bake 350 for 30

My kids absolutely love macaroni and cheese. A lot of times they ask for it for breakfast. Sometimes that’s the only thing they will eat! I try to make it healthier for them by adding vegetables. Cauliflower is a big one in our house. They also love spinach and shredded carrots which add a little

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