The Awesome Avocado! Avocado Class and Recipes

The Awesome Avocado! Avocado Cooking Class Recap and Recipes - TheFitCookie.com #LoveOneToday

This avocado recipe post is sponsored by the Hass Avocado Board and Around the Plate. All opinions are my own! I’m excited to announce that I hosted my first cooking class last week! It was fun and a lot of work, but a great experience. My cooking class was all about the natural goodness of […]

Got Zoodles (or Swoodles)? Veggetti Spiralizer Review

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Hello! Popping in today to for a quick off-the-cuff review of something cool I found today! FYI: This post is not sponsored or anything. I found and purchased this item myself at our local Wal-mart and wanted to write a brief review about it For a while now I have been coveting a vegetable spiralizer […]

What’s Cooking: Foodie Favorites and Recipes #2

What's Cooking: Foodie Favorites and Recipes - TheFitCookie.com

Hey y’all! It’s time for another post to share some great happenings and fun things I have been cooking up lately! This one is a bit long, but it’s full of good some stuff  First thing’s first, I am officially a Cocogo ambassador! I have been doing reviews and helping to promote them since last […]

Maple Balsamic Turkey and Prosciutto with Asparagus

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  As you may have guessed, The Fit Cookie is chock full of dessert recipes (go figure…). I love dessert, but I like to throw out some simple main dish recipes on occasion to remind myself people that one cannot subsist on dessert. I do plenty of meal-time cooking outside of dessert making, but I […]

5 Tips for a Successful Rotation Diet

5 Tips for a Successful Rotation Diet - TheFitCookie.com

    If you have food allergies or are on a restricted diet due to health concerns, it is easy to get stuck in a food rut where you eat the same “safe” foods day in and day out. But this isn’t a healthy way to eat! A rotation diet might be the answer to […]

FitSocial Food (& Asian Style Quinoa Salad)

FitSocial Food! - TheFitCookie.com

Last week I spent some time in Boulder and Aurora, Colorado, at the FitSocial Conference fitness bloggers conference. Here are some highlights on the food and a recipe created by Chef Paolo Neville! I did take all of the photos with my iPhone, so they are rather small unfortunately. A quick plug for my FitSocial […]

Homemade Concord Grape Juice

How-To: Homemade Concord Grape Juice - TheFitCookie.com

It’s that time of year when we harvest our gardens and enjoy the fruits (and veggies) of the spring and summer labor. Unfortunately, I am not much of a gardener (my gardens have never survived my…*ahem*…neglect…), but my Mom has a great garden and she shares garden goodies with us every year. In my Mom’s  […]

Easy Cold Brewed Coffee

How-To: Cold Brewed Coffee (aka Toddy) - TheFitCookie.com

I have never been a big coffee drinker. My family was raised on hot tea, so coffee was never a part of my life until just a few years ago. I drink 1 cup in the morning, and occasionally a cup of half-caff in the afternoon when I get coffee with my big sister on […]

Save Money by Grinding Flour at Home!

Grind Your Own Flour at Home

  Interested in learning more about saving money while cooking gluten free? One way to save some money on your allergy-friendly cooking is to invest in a home grain mill. My family has used a home grain mill for years. My Mom actually started grinding flour at home when I was a teenager, and we […]

How-To: Pomegranate Juice At Home

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Hi everyone! I have been experimenting with adding video to my blogs lately and included one today. It has always been my vision for The Fit Cookie to be a source of quality information and encouragement for anyone who wants to enjoy good food with their family while navigating food allergies and special diets. I […]