Brown Sugar Cinnamon Mashed Sweet Potatoes (2 Ways)

I love switching up my starches with sweet potatoes! They are a great source of complex carbohydrates as well as vitamin A (how they get their color). Pair these with a protein and veggie for a balanced meal. Fueling notes: This recipe makes ~8 servings Per serving, this recipe packs 40 g of carbs, 3Continue reading “Brown Sugar Cinnamon Mashed Sweet Potatoes (2 Ways)”

Broccoli Mac & Cheese

Okay this turned out SO good! I can’t get over how easy this sauce is compared to a roux and how creamy it turns out. The broccoli makes it a one pot kinda meal which is very much my style. It would also be super good with bacon bits or a little ham but hasContinue reading “Broccoli Mac & Cheese”

20-Minute Taco Soup

I’ve been in a serious recipe rut lately. Life has been a little crazy and cooking regularly took a back seat. But I’m getting back into the swing of things with some new, easy peasy, delicious recipes to keep us fueled during the week while also not taking up too much of my precious time!Continue reading “20-Minute Taco Soup”

Easy Garlic Jalapeño Refrigerator Pickles

You guys I made pickles for the first time ever and it was SO easy and SO delicious I have to share! The house we closed on a month ago came with 5 chickens and a massive garden and pretty soon we had cucumbers coming out of our ears. I’ve always wanted to try toContinue reading “Easy Garlic Jalapeño Refrigerator Pickles”

Easiest Pesto Pasta

When we first starting exploring the yard at our new house, I noticed a few sad looking basil plants along the potato patch. Side note: I’ve learned that chickens kind of eat everything—like my chives, baby Swiss chard, baby lettuce—but only when they feel like it. So they miraculously left my plants alone for weeksContinue reading “Easiest Pesto Pasta”

Lemon Butter Chicken

Looking to vary your proteins up a little bit? I’m kind of in love with this lemon butter chicken! It’s amazing over rice or pasta with veggies. Fueling notes: Pre-workout: pair with 1/4, 1/3, or 1/2 plate of carbs (for a light, moderate, or hard day) 2-4 hours before your session Post workout: again pairContinue reading “Lemon Butter Chicken”