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Garlic Chicken Stir Fry with Quinoa

I was browsing through Trader Joe's today looking for some tricolor quinoa and stumbled across the regular organic kind.  Looked on the back of the box and saw this recipe.  Since my husband's doctor told him to cut back on the rice and starchy foods I have been challenged to find some tasty alternatives. I FOUND IT!  This tastes like HEAVEN! ...

Meal Monday: Thai Red Curry Vegetables Recipe

I originally saw this Thai Red Curry Vegetables recipe on EarthCandy's youtube channel run by my friend Jamila Crawford.  We went to high school together and who knew so many moons later she would blow up like being a celebrity chef and all?  When I saw this recipe I just had to try it and it didn't disappoint. [Tweet "This Thai Red Curry ...

FFF Challenge #5: Eat no poultry, pork or beef Tuesday and Thursday

We are now beginning with challenge #5.  This is our version of "meatless Monday" but applies to Tuesday and Thursday. Drum roll please..............this week's challenge is: Eat no poultry, pork or beef Tuesday and Thursday I have to admit - this is going to be a challenge for me especially since I am constantly told to consume protein to ...

Homemade Stir Fry

In support of this week's Femme Fitale challenge I made a stir fry meal for myself and family.  Stir fries are great because they are quick, easy and delicious.  I bought the veggie precut at Wegmans (I love that grocery store) and added my own protein (chicken breast cut in 1-inch pieces) and sauce (low sodium of course) and voila...a filling ...

FFF Challenge #4: Eat at least 3 servings of vegetables

We are now beginning with challenge #4.  Can you believe we would have completed 1 month of challenges once this ends?  Let's get started with #4 so we can claim that victory. Drum roll please..............this week's challenge is: Eat at least 3 servings of vegetables a day Growing up as a kid, I never fully appreciated vegetables.  Probably ...

FFF Challenge #3: Eat at least 3 servings of fruit

I hope everyone participated in last week's challenge and adopted it as a new healthy habit.  Eating breakfast daily is extremely important.  The women of Femme FITale participated in large numbers consistently and I am very happy about that.  Today is the start of a new weekly challenge. Drum roll please..............this week's challenge ...

FFF Challenge #2: Eat Breakfast

Last week was the first week of many weekly challenges and today I announce this week's challenge which will run from Tuesday to Saturday due to the holiday.  Drum roll please..............this week's challenge is:  Eat a solid breakfast every day this week along with a mid-morning snack.  As the saying goes, breakfast is the most important ...

Sauteed Kale

Who knew I would grow up to love eating kale!  This is my favorite recipe for it.  I like simple, quick and easy. Sauteed Kale Bunch of kale 1 red onion sliced 2 TB olive oil Remove stems from raw kale.  Heat olive oil in skillet.  Add onions.  Sautee for 3 minutes.  Slowly add kale (the more the merrier).  Sautee down for about 10 ...