Tag Archives: lunch

Help, I need a tasty lunch.

Posted on 29. Aug, 2013 in Food

Here is an easy and yummy lunch that will make you feel fabulous!

Toast a sandwich thin top with egg whites, grilled onions and sautéed spinach. The only thing I was missing was tomato and feta! It was YUM!

Egg white lunch

Edamame Succotash with Chicken, Zucchini and Avocado

Posted on 20. May, 2012 in Food

This is a great recipe for family dinner, left over lunch or let it chill and serve cold!

• 3 large tomatoes, cut into 1″ wedges

• 2 T Italian blend olive oil

• Course salt and ground pepper

• 2 small zucchini, diced

• 2 cups corn kernels (about 3 ears)

• 2 cups frozen edamame

• 1 rotisserie chicken (remove skin and bones; shred meat)

• 1 avocado (halved, pitted, peeled and sliced thin)

• 3 oz crumbled cheese (goat cheese or feta)

In a large bowl, toss tomatoes with one tablespoon of Italian blend olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

In a large skillet, heat one tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. Add zucchini and season with salt and pepper. Cook – stirring frequently until slightly soft, about 4 minutes. Add corn and edamame and cook until corn is cooked through and edamame are soft, about 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add chicken and cook until warmed through, about 2 minutes. Divide the mixture among four plates. Top with avocado and cheese; garnish with tomatoes. Serves four.

 

Still Loving Quinoa — New Protein Salad

Posted on 01. Apr, 2012 in Food

Tomato, Avocado, and Basil Quinoa Salad (more…)

Be Cautious when ordering lunch — a salad can blow your whole day!

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 in Food, Uncategorized

Here’s an example of how easy it is to waste an entire’s day’s worth of calories on one bad lunch out. (more…)

Tip for the Week

Posted on 16. Oct, 2011 in Food, Uncategorized

Time for honesty!! I am tired! I am fried! I am exhausted! It has been a long month and extremely long past 72 hours.  I am going to recover the lost 20 hours of sleep this week. So this week’s tips are a little different.   (more…)

Baked Ziti with Summer (Colorful) Vegetables

Posted on 24. Jul, 2011 in Food

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What did you get for Mother’s Day that is memorable?

Posted on 28. Apr, 2010 in Uncategorized

What is your most cherished, loved or appreciated Mother’s Day gift you have received in the past? 

Here are some:

An Aztec Sun God stained glass window (only 3×3) only great if you collect these things;

A full day at a spa far away from cell phone reach;

Brunch with lady friends, again away from cell phone reach and

And seven sets of comfy pj’s.  You know we never buy that stuff for ourselves!

What are yours?

Weekly Updates for March 1, 2010

Posted on 27. Feb, 2010 in Food, Fun

Weekly Tips from RockIt Mom:

1. GREEN -  We find ourselves stumped with the infamous questions “Can this be recycled?”.  We know the standard ones (aluminum cans, glass, paper, cardboard, magazines, newspapers, styrofoam), but what about those plastic clamshell containers?  Go to Earth 911 and they will tell you all the recycling centers closest to your zip code and what you can take there.

2. HEALTH - To stay healthy, happy, and wise, come to the WOMEN ROCK! Event sponsored by RockIt Mom!  There will be every type of women oriented vendor you could possibly need; a bra fitting, dinner on busy nights, a facial, massage, surf lessons, chocolate and wine!  It is this Sunday,  March 7, 2010 from 1-4 pm.  If you aren’t local, we will have pictures and more info for you to contact the fabulous vendors.  Check out the Facebook page: Women Rock, A Health & Lifestyle Event for Women to RSVP for this event.  We will have amazing goody bags to the first 100 women!

3. RECIPE - To keep your metabolism up and running, here are some go to lunches and snacks that work wonders. 

- Whole wheat tortilla with 1-2 tbls. of peanut/almond butter, sliced whole banana;

-Morningstar Veggiburger, whole wheat pita, 1 tbls. of hummus, shredded carrots/broccolli/cabbage;

-Lowfat Greek yogurt, fresh berries, 1-2 tbls. of Raw Aguave Nectar, sprinkle of cinnamon;

-Parmeesan cheese (3) .5 oz. pieces, drizzle each with 1 teasp. balsamic vinegar;

-Cut a cucumber into wedges, spoon out seeds, fill with cottage cheese, fresh dill, salt & peper.

Have a great week and remember you need to take at least 45 min. a day JUST FOR YOU!  Hope to see you on Sunday!