Recipe of the week – Whole Lemon Roasted Chicken

by Christy Baroni

Normally I focus my recipes on things that are quick and simple. However, this time year we often get a hankering to hang out with friends and family, and I truly find it joyful to bond with friends over food prep in my kitchen. (Aaaand, who am I kidding, this […]

Recipe of the Week – Sun Dried Tomato & Quinoa Salad

by Christy Baroni

Please tell me you aren’t tired of seeing qunioa in my recipes. This little gem is a quick and easy way to create a salad or side that packs a huge nutritional punch. Try prepping the dressing and salad one evening to use as a base for your weekday lunches. […]

No, the other kind of “apps”.

by Christy Baroni

Do you ever feel like you could use a Personal Assistant? Someone who can do your meal planning, find recipe ideas and create shopping list, keep your family calendar up to date, and track nutrition data?

You actually have this already! You have access to all of these things through a […]

Recipe of the Week – Cranberry Turkey Cabbage Wraps

by Christy Baroni

Maybe it was those two cool mornings we had a few weeks ago, but I’ve had Fall on my mind lately. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE summer more than the average island dweller! But I’ve been craving a change so this week I am going to share a sweet […]

The Purple Tank Tops

by Christy Baroni

You’ve seen them around the gym. “Strong”, it says on the front.
It should say “Dedicated”, or “Hard Worker”, or “Bad Ass Mother F***”, but that last one just didn’t read well on a purple tank top.

The 20 ladies who answered the call to join the Swole Sisters took on […]

Recipe of the Week – Fried Rice

by Christy Baroni

HA!
Double HA!

You just read that title and immediately thought I had completely lost my mind. What Nutritionist recommends Fried Rice? (I’m talking to you, Tom Van Laar!) Well, truth be told I don’t actually have a Fried Rice recipe. BUT, this is such a sneaky and tasty substitute […]

Recipe of the Week – Moroccan Chicken Kabob’s

by Christy Baroni

Even with school back in session, we still get to enjoy a few more months of weather that is perfect for grilling! This is actually a great mid-week idea for dinner because you can prep everything (I mean EVERYTHING) either the night before or even a few days before. Keep your […]

Recipe of the Week: Rice & Lentil Pilaf

by Christy Baroni
Ingredients:
• 1 quart of water
• ¼ cup lentils

• 1 cup of water
• ¼ cup of jasmine rice
• 1 tsp sesame oil
• 1 small onion, diced
• 1 zuccini, diced
• Salt and fresh ground black peper to taste
• ½ tsp of dried oregno

Recipe:
Place the water in a large stock pot over high heat.

Add the lentils and cook over a moderate boil for about […]

Recipe of the week: Lentil & Black Bean Salad

by Christy Baroni
Ingredients:
• ½ cup of red lentils
• ½ cup of green lentils
• 6 cups of water
• 15 ounce can of black beans, drained and rinsed
• 1 large shallot, minced
• 1 rib of celery, sliced
• ¼ tbsp. red pepper flakes
• 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
• 1 tbsp parsley
• Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe:
Cook the red lentils in 3 cups of simmering water for about […]

Paleo Schmaleo…. Toothpaste, beans, and that crazy little thing called science.

by Christy Baroni

I realize that addressing this topic to an audience primarily made up of CrossFit athletes may generate an urge to grab a pitchfork and rally the towns-folk against me. I’m prepared for that. But before you act on the emotional response to defend Paleo, which has helped you lose weight […]