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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Simple Salmon Stir-fry

Calories: 383 Protein 22g | Carbs 45g | Fat 12g Ingredients 2-3 Tbsp. Trader Joe’s Island Soyaki 1/8th cup frozen peas 1/8th cup chopped bell pepper 1/8th cup chopped onion 1 Trader Joe’s Salmon Burger (or wild salmon fillet) 1/4 cup quinoa 1 tsp. olive oil Instructions Cook salmon over olive oil in a skillet […]

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Loaded Sweet Potato

Yield: 1 serving Calories: 260 Protein 15 g | Carbs 35 g | Fat 8 g Ingredients: 1 small sweet potato 1 tsp olive oil 1/2 cup ‘Grillers Crumbles’ 1/4 cup kidney beans 2-3 Tbsp salsa 1 Tbsp nonfat plain Greek yogurt (topping) Cheese (optional topping) Instructions: Chop sweet potato in circle slices and then […]

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Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

Serving: 2 cups Yield: 8 servings Calories: 379 Carbs: 40.3 g | Fat: 7.1 g | Protein: 25.3 g Ingredients:  1 lb ground turkey 2 tbsp taco seasoning 2/3 cup water 4 cups chicken broth 28 oz diced tomatoes with chilies 1 can corn 1 can black beans 1 white onion 3 large bell peppers […]

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What I Eat In A Day For Fat Loss

I want to show you that healthy eating doesn’t have to look like oatmeal and chicken with broccoli. It can be delicious as well as satiating. I use a combination of MyFitnessPal and a food scale to help me reach my goals. Seriously, once you get in the habit of utilizing a food scale, you […]

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