New Recipe: Mexican Chicken & Rice

Last week I created a new recipe for Mexican Chicken & Rice worth sharing inspired by this one. I made some modifications that resulted in a really quick and easy meal for one of those busy mid-week evenings. However, in order for it to be speedy to put together...

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Weekly Meal Plan: 9/23 – 9/29 & Zone Block Diet

Reader beware! This is going to be a LONG post. There is a lot going on next week to share. First, no cooking as usual this weekend until Sunday evening which will probably be just eggs/breakfast. We are going to a matinee performance of Wicked at the Providence...

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Weekly Meal Plan: 9/16 – 9/22

Well, Autumn is showing signs of arriving. There is a little nip in the air at 5:30AM when I head out to workout. Thankfully the days have still been really warm. I actually enjoy September and early October, but the idea of the cold months ahead until we get to have...

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Weekly Meal Plan: 9/8 – 9/17

We’re settling back into the school year groove around here. It was a big transition year for the girls with one entering middle and the other high school. So far so good! All their activities are underway as well. When meal planning I need to consider if...

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New Recipe: Easy Baked Chicken Enchiladas

Last night I created a new recipe for chicken enchiladas inspired by this one. Very easy to assemble and only 30 minutes to bake. I think the recipe has a lot of potential for adaptation as well by adding additional ingredients like black beans or corn. I served...

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Weekly Meal Plan: 9/2 – 8

OK… I guess it’s just about time to return to reality.  AFTER one more weekend of summer fun! 😉 While I didn’t post an official meal plan for this last week, I did cook dinner 4 nights. Saturday we had BLT’s (which I talk about here), Sunday we...

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Rose Colleran

Rose Colleran

I am a fitness enthusiast with a passion for nutrition and a desire to nourish my body with a wide variety of physical activities and diet. I love to share my excitement and dedication with others through recipe sharing, and fitness, health and wellness coaching. Everyone is busy these days, but through planning, practice and the right recipes you can nurture yourself and your family with healthy food. Healthy Food for Hectic Lives provides healthy recipes, meal planning, nutrition and fitness coaching that works with your busy life to make living a healthy life possible.


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