Category : Born to Burpee

What’s For Dinner? BBQ Chicken Hawaiian Wraps

This is a great summer recipe. When I made this for dinner for my family, I ate mine as a salad and served my children the wrap version! This pairs well with a homemade pineapple rice. Enjoy 🙂 Jenn Recipe and Image from Tastes Better From Scratch Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces salt and pepper 1/2 cup barbecue sauce 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 2/3 cup chopped pineapple, fresh or canned […]

What’s For Dinner?? Blueberry Caprese Salad

Staying with the Red, White and Blue theme for this week. I thought today would be a perfect day to feature this easy salad. Blueberry Caprese Salad is light and easy for a warm Spring weeknight dinner and it is a great side dish to bring to a BBQ ! Enjoy 🙂 Jenn Blueberry Caprese Salad 1 pint of fresh blueberries About 1 cup of fresh mozzarella 10-15 cherry tomatoes, sliced fresh basil Balsamic Glaze   Put all of the […]

#MMHM: An Easy Memorial Day Treat: Watermelon Popsicles

It is hard to believe that this upcoming weekend is Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer!! The weather looks like it is going to warm up and hopefully we will get a nice warm long weekend. Typically, during summer BBQ’s my kids will go after the treat table, patriotic cupcakes. cookies and candies are always a hit, although not always the best choices. Sugar rush kicks in and the kids go from hyper playing to crashing meltdowns. I am […]

What’s For Dinner? Grilled Cilantro Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa

I love finding easy and healthy chicken recipes. I love to cook chicken for my family because it is easy, but tend to get in a rut and cook it the same way, which means that everyone decides they no longer like chicken. On the hunt for some new recipe ideas, I found this one from Cooking Classy. It was a big hit at my house and quick to prepare! Enjoy 🙂 Jenn For the chicken:  4 (6 oz) chicken […]

Cinco de Mayo!! Lightened Up Favorites!

Happy Cinco De Mayo! If you are like me, you will love these lightened up versions of some favorite May 5th dishes! I love a good margarita paired with chips and quac, although I don’t always love all the calories that come with it. Check out this lighter versions of some of my favorites from GetHeathlyU.com   Enjoy the day 🙂 Jenn Sassy Skinny Margarita 1 cup triple sec Juice from 6 limes Juice from 1 lemon 1 tablespoon stevia […]

What’s For Dinner? Mixed Berry & Feta Cheese Mason Jar Salad

I love eating salads, but sometimes grabbing something quick on the go is easier and necessary! This time of year my family is SO busy and I feel like it is easier (but NOT HEALTHIER) to grab dinner out somewhere or even just eat a soft pretzel during a baseball game instead of a meal…ugh!! Mason Jar salads are my rescue food for easy, portable and healthy meals. This one was easy to prepare and really delicious! Start with the […]

Sweet Chili and Lime Shrimp & Chicken Kabobs

This spring/summer inspired meal is perfect for nice night! Pair with brown rice, cilantro lime rice or a pineapple rice. Enjoy 🙂 Jenn   Ingredients: Chicken and Raw Shrimp (amount based on your family size) Trader Joe’s Sweet Chili Sauce Lime (1 large) Fresh cilantro Mix 1/2 cup of sweet chili sauce with the juice of 1 lime and a little fresh cilantro. Mix well. Pour over chicken cubes and shrimp. Let sit for about 3o minutes. Prepare kabobs: Add […]

Fitness Friday: Why High Intensity Workouts are AMAZING

There are many reason why I enjoy HIIT workouts, mainly because they are efficient and I always get a good workout. High Intensity Interval Training is typically described as any workout that alternates between intervals of fast-paced exercises and periods of rest. An effective HIIT is typically between 30-45 minutes. According to a recent article published by Shape Magazine. these are the top 8 benefits of HIIT workouts: 1) The are efficient: you are not spending hours at a gym, […]

What’s For Dinner? Garlic Shrimp in Coconut Milk

Skinnytaste recipes never fail me!!! Honestly, every recipe I have made from this blog turns out amazing. This is a great light dish for a beautiful day like today!! My mom shared this recipe with me and my whole family loved it as well! Enjoy 🙂 Jenn *Recipe from Skinnytaste* 1 1/4 lbs jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined (weight after peeled) 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1 red bell pepper, sliced thin 4 scallions, thinly sliced, white and green […]

#MMHM: Lightened Up Shamrock Shake

Do your kids beg for Shamrock Shakes from McDonald’s this time of year?? Mine do! Have you ever read the ingredients…ugh, gross. Here is a lightened up version of this fun treat to make for St. Patrick’s Day this week! You can still give your kids a fun treat avoiding all of the artificial junk. I have made this for my kids and was shocked that they loved it. The avocado makes it creamy and green 🙂 Enjoy! Jenn Recipe […]