Easy Paleo Meal Planning {and a Recipe}

Paleo Basil Cashew Chicken Salad by eMeals - TheFitCookie.com

This paleo meal planning review and recipe is sponsored by eMeals. This post also contains affiliate links Let me start off this post with a confession: I am not a good menu planner. Never have been, and still haven’t been disciplined enough to make it a lasting habit! I look on with envy when I […]

Top 10 Allergy-Friendly Recipes of 2013

Top 10 Recipes of 2013 - TheFitCookie.com

With the holidays {almost} over and the New Year coming tomorrow, here’s a recipe round-up of the top 10 allergy-friendly favorites from The Fit Cookie in 2013. Start your New Year with some healthy recipes everyone can enjoy, and don’t forget to sign up for our e-newsletter so you don’t miss any new recipes in […]

Avocado Chicken Salad – Mayo Free!

Avocado Chicken Salad - The Fit Cookie

Mid-day lunch is the perfect time for a vegetable-loaded chicken salad – without the eggs and soy often found in conventional mayo-based salads. This Avocado Chicken Salad is quick and easy to make, and is very simple. This chicken salad get’s it’s creaminess from avocado, so you don’t have to spend too much on vegan […]

Smoky Pumpkin Quinoa Chili

Smoky Pumpkin Quinoa Chili

  This time of year is perfect for pumpkin recipes, but I use pumpkin all year round in many savory recipes in place of tomato sauce. Cooked tomatoes seem to cause reflux for our family, so we tend to avoid cooked tomatoes. I started using pumpkin puree as a tomato sauce alternative a couple years […]

Italian Artichoke Chicken with Asparagus

Easy Italian Artichoke Chicken - The Fit Cookie

Need an easy, one-dish meal chock full of Italian flavor, lean protein, and seasonal spring vegetables? Put down the microwave dinners and give this recipe a try. If you are really pressed for time, you can easily put this together in advance, keep it in the fridge, and pop it in the oven when you […]

Thai-Style Coconut Chicken

This dish is one of my favorites! I created this after I did some experimenting in the kitchen and decided this recipe was a keeper when my husband said he loved it! This is a flavorful Thai stir-fry with a nice sauce and lots of colorful vegetables. I served this over spaghetti squash “noodles”, but […]

Creamy Chicken and Rice Soup

Creamy Chicken and Rice Soup - The Fit Cookie

This Creamy Chicken and Rice Soup is filling and perfect for a chilly winter night. Because this soup is a perfect blend of protein, complex carbohydrates, and healthy fats, you don’t really need to cook anything else with it, except maybe for more veggies! This recipe is featured in the Sunday Night Soup Night carnival […]

Sopa Fresca

Sopa Fresca con Pollo

Yesterday evening, my husband, my kids and I went over to a friend’s house and shared dinner with them over great (hilarious!) conversation. This recipe is an interpretation of the soup my friend served. It is simple, healthy, allergy-friendly, and adaptable to any palate! I tend to stress out too much when we have people […]

Chicken Roulade with Creamy Tomato Sauce

Chicken Roulade with Creamy Tomato Sauce

  This Chicken Asparagus Roulade is a beautiful (and healthy!) dish that doesn’t take a ton of time to make.This recipe is fun to experiment with! If you don’t like asparagus, other stuffing ideas include spinach, bacon, goat cheese, olive tapenade, prosciutto, pesto, or any other fillings you can think of! Chicken Asparagus Roulade Serves […]

Chicken Satay and Coconut Lime Quinoa

Here is a delicious dinner with international flair; add veggies to make it a well-balanced meal. The satay sauce is peanut free so anyone can enjoy it! Sorry, no pictures for this post! I couldn’t get the food to look pretty, even though it tasted amazing  ๐Ÿ˜‰ chicken satay {peanut free} Serves 4 Ingredients 1/3 […]