How to Stick to Your Weight Loss Goals | The Beauty in Balance

My first tip for sticking to your weight loss goals is finding a healthy balance. This is what my entire blog is all about. It is really hard to succeed if you completely deprive yourself of the things you enjoy, but it is also hard to succeed if you allow yourself to over indulge. Allowing […]

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Fried Chicken Tacos

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. shredded Mexican or cheddar cheese Medium sized flour tortilla Fried chicken tender or breast 1/2 cup coleslaw pinch chopped cilantro 2 Tbsp. pickled red onion Green Sauce: 4 Tbsp. ranch dressing 1/4 cup cilantro juice of 1 lime Instructions: Blend the ranch dressing, cilantro and lime for 1 minute. Set aside in […]

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Mexican Stuffed Pasta

These stuffed shells are easy to make and would be good to make for a potluck or a party. It can be customized so many different ways. I decided to choose a bit of a healthier option by using ground turkey and light cream cheese. Prep time: 5 miutes Cook time: 20 minutes Yield: 7 […]

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The Best Macaroni & Cheese Ever

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Servings: 4 Servings Ingredients: 6oz. elbow macaroni 6 oz. shredded white cheddar 2oz. shredded Parmesan 2oz. cup shredded Jarlsberg 2 cups heavy whipping cream salt and pepper to taste Instructions: Boil macaroni in salted water until al dente. Meanwhile, shred and combine cheeses into a large bowl. […]

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Roasted Garlic Gorgonzola Toast & Penne Pasta

Roasted garlic & Gorgonzola on Sourdough Toast Ingredients Sourdough baguette, cut in 1/2 inch slices Olive oil Gorgonzola crumbles Garlic bulb(s), with top cut off and outer layers removed Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place sourdough slices on a baking sheet in a single layer. You can top them with a little bit of […]

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