Recipe of the Week – When was the last time you ate radishes?

by Christy Baroni

Ahhh, summer! This time of year demands very little time in the kitchen and lots of time outside with friends. This salad is the perfect tasty summer treat that also happens to pack a huge nutritional punch. Filled with beans and vegetables, this will fill you up, keep you hydrated, […]

I bet you won’t read this entire blog post.

by Christy Baroni

You won’t finish reading this because you will, at some point, put your phone down and head straight to Java Burrito. Located in the Village at Wexford, this shiny new bright spot on the restaurant scene needs to be on the top of your “Must Eat Here” list.

The owner, Michael, is […]

Recipe of the Week – Summer Smoothie

by Christy Baroni
Summer is in full swing now and your diet should reflect that. Eating seasonally ensures that you get a wide range of nutrients, and that you can stave off boredom cheats by keeping your healthy choices fun. This smoothie is crazy ridiculous: the cucumber thickens it up a bit and […]

BONUS Recipe – 5 Minute Homemade Salsa

Here’s a bonus for you this week: Homemade Salsa! Not only is this super tasty to serve if you are entertaining, but it makes any old serving of eggs amazing! Try this overtop of your sunnyside-ups to put a huge smile on your face!

Ingredients:
28 ounces whole canned tomatoes, undrained
14.5 ounces diced tomatoes and […]

Recipe of the Week – Mexican Pork & Sweet Potato Stew

by Christy Baroni
Happy Cinco de Mayo! What better way to celebrate than with a little Mexican Stew. This easy slow cooker recipe is perfect to simmer on a Sunday afternoon and have as a grab and go lunch throughout the week, or you can even freeze it and heat it up on a busy […]

Nutrition Trend ALERT – Coffee Flour!

by Christy Baroni

You read that correctly: flour made from coffee!!! I can hardly stand how cool that seems. I started hearing about this magical dream food early this year so I dug in to find out if this is an urban foodie legend or something for real coming our way.

Let’s start at the […]

Recipe of the Week – Morning Smoothie

by Christy Baroni

If you want to add a serving of veggies to your morning routine there is no tastier way than to throw some spinach in the blender and add it to a smoothie. The recipe below has chia seeds which will help keep you full until lunch time, and also has a […]

Recipe of the Week – Lime Butter Cod

by Christy Baroni

The name just sounds crazy good! Fresh lime & cilantro, rich butter, savory cod… Get ready for a treat that is quick, easy, healthy, and just plain tasty.

Ingredients:
1/4 red onion, thinly sliced (soak in cold water for 10 minutes to take the bite out of the onion flavor)
1 lb boneless, skin-on […]

Recipe of the Week – Protein Bars!

by Christy Baroni

It’s prep day at the Baroni house! I LOVE to have a protein bar as an easy grab & go snack, but if you read the label on most of the ones available at the grocery store, the ingredient list is scarily similar to a candy bar. It may […]

199.2#

by Christy Baroni

199.2

Does that number mean anything to you? It will after you read this.

For 6 weeks we’ve had 30 brave souls in the Food + Fitness Challenge cleaning up their diets, focusing on the daily habits that lead to optimal health, and coming together to support one another through these changes. If […]