Butternut Squash Chili Mac

This Butternut Squash Chili Mac is the ultimate comfort food. Chili, cheese, pasta.. holy yummo. Bonus, it’s a high protein veggie meal too that is sure to satisfy a hungry appetite.

This Butternut Squash Chili Mac is the ultimate comfort food. Chili, cheese, pasta.. holy yummo. Bonus, it’s a high protein veggie meal too that is sure to satisfy a hungry appetite.

Happy Meal Prep Monday!! I’ve been busy at FNCE this week but the hubby is at home enjoying some home cooked meals {hopefully}. I try to set him up with different meals when I go out of town so that he has options for lunch and dinner instead of resorting to eating out. That’s one thing I dislike about traveling is all the eating out.. it’s fun the first day but gets old real quick. Ya feel me?

This Butternut Squash Chili Mac is the ultimate comfort food. Chili, cheese, pasta.. holy yummo. Bonus, it’s a high protein veggie meal too that is sure to satisfy a hungry appetite.

I got into Atlanta on Saturday and pretty much headed straight to meetings and events. It’s been a fun reconnecting with with lots of my RD & blogging buddies. Last night a few of us went to dinner at Canoe right outside of Atlanta on behalf of California Strawberries. Left to Right: Toby, Anne, Robin, Me, Regan. Not pictured: Lisa, Elle, Jodi. Photo cred: Anne.

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I ordered Stuffed Quail— I was nervous about ordering it but Anne encouraged me to take the plunge because “yeah, I ate quail for dinner #NBD.” Lol. love that girl. This dish reminded me of my grandma recipes because she cooked quail all the time since my grandfather was a hunter.

I’ll be recapping what I’ve learned Thursday on the blog so be sure to check back for that.

On to the recipe… to me butternut squash is pretty intimidating and I feel like I’m going to slice my hand off every time I try to cut it myself. I usually buy already diced up for me butternut squash from Trader Joe’s, but I didn’t get there this time when I prepped this recipe. But if you don’t have a TJ’s, it doesn’t have to be too difficult… … 

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Stitch Fix Review 1-0328

My First Stitch Fix Love

I’m headed back to the south for a week. It’s going to be a crazy 8 days of travel= Atlanta -> Sarasota -> Auburn. Today, I’m jet setting to ATL for our annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE). I’ve you’ve been following for a while, you know how much I love this conference, remember when… 

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This Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding is velvety and smooth like pumpkin pie, sweetened naturally with dates! It's protein rich and makes a yummo snack or dessert or breakfast. Yes, this means you can eat pumpkin pie for breakfast.

Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

This Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding is velvety and smooth like pumpkin pie, sweetened naturally with dates!  It’s protein rich and makes a yummo snack or dessert or breakfast. Yes, this means you can eat pumpkin pie for breakfast.  I got inspired the other day from one of my clients. He was bragging about his wife’s chia pudding made from almond milk… 

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How to Lose Weight and Keep it Off!

Monday morning I was asked to talk about a recent article featured in the Huffington Post on Fox35 Orlando. I totally loved the topic and was pumped that I got to talk about lasting weight loss… aka NON DIETING! FOX 35 News Orlando If you haven’t already figured out that diets are futile, then listen to… 

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These Spinach & Turkey Meatballs are a meal prepping dream. Prep 'em, freeze 'em, bake 'em. Great source of lean protein and a healthy dose of spinach!

Spinach & Turkey Meatballs + Weekly Menu

These Spinach & Turkey Meatballs are a meal prepping dream. Prep ‘em, freeze ‘em, bake ‘em. Great source of lean protein and a healthy dose of spinach! This recipe is WAY overdue.. I’ve been wanting to share it with you for a while now, but it’s one of those that I make them in a hurry… 

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Pumpkin Protein Bites-7402

Tower of Terror 10 Miler Race Recap + Pumpkin Quinoa Protein Bites #TrainingBites

These Pumpkin Quinoa Protein Bites are filled with wholesome ingredients that you’ll love!! It’s an all natural protein bar recipe that you can feel good about eating.  Hey friends! Did you miss me? Our internet has been down all week! But it’s back up and I’m excited to share a new #TrainingBites recipe even if it… 

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Pumpkin Waffles

Pumpkin Blender Waffles with Pumpkin Cream

These Pumpkin Waffles boast of fall flavors and are made in the BLENDER!! They are decadent, fluffy, and pumpkiny. Don’t make them without the Pumpkin Spice Cream… it’s melt in your mouth yum yum. This body is aching from Death by Pullups yesterday at CrossFit. We did a 15 minute pull up set. The first 4… 

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Apples and Cheese-7354

Soooo you wanna be Cabot Fit? + #TrainingBites + Giveaway!

Many of ya’ll know I’m a big Cabot cheese fan/snob and a member of the Cabot Fit Team. Catch up on my past race recaps with the Cabot Fit Team if you’ve missed them: Vermont City Marathon and Beach to Beacon 10K. We’ll I have some fun news, we’re taking our race VIRTUAL this fall and… 

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