Lunch Hour

The Lunch bell goes off… What do I do? If you have an hour, 30 min, eating at your desk, or on the fly… Here are some delicious options no matter how you eat your lunch. 

The Daniel Plan Simulcast

As some of you may know, for some time now I have been involved in a project with Saddleback Church called The Daniel Plan, as one of their fitness experts. The Daniel Plan is a lifestyle program that centers around five aspects of life: faith, fitness, food, friends...

Low Calorie Snack Foods

Have you ever been sitting at your desk and were suddenly struck with the urge to snack? Or what about watching the game on a Sunday, when having something to munch on just seemed appropriate? Sometimes we are in situations where hunger and nutrition are not our...

Tony Horton Kitchen At 7-Eleven

We can no doubt all relate to making a poor nutrition choice at 7-Eleven. Whether it’s on a road trip, in a late night moment of weakness or just because it’s the easiest stop you can find, 7-Eleven can be a go-to destination for a quick snack. Convenience...

Beef and Barley with Edamame

Great healthy meal for the day or family. If you are looking for more of a kick add some chili pepper!
What you will need:
½ c. onions, chopped
8 oz. organic, grass-fed beef tenderloin
1 c. edamame
4 c. low-sodium stock
2 tsp fresh thyme

Chinese Casserole

When was the last time you used your casserole dish? It’s time to bust it out for this Chinese inspired dish!
What you will need:
1 lb bulk sausage
1 lg onion, chopped
½ green bell pepper, chopped
½ c. celery, chopped
½ c. uncooked rice

Quick Southwestern Chili

What screams louder than a summer barbecue or a cold winter night? Chili. Cook this up for the neighborhood party or cozy up next to the fireplace with a loved one!
What you will need:
1 lb. organic, grass fed beef combined with 1 lb. organic ground turkey
1 onion, chopped

Black Bean Sweet Potato Salad

Very refreshing salad that can be put together in a pinch! Enjoy this for lunch or dinner!
What you will need:
2 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
1-15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
½ c. chopped yellow bell pepper
1/3 c. chopped toasted pecans

Yummy Waldorf Salad

Apples, greek yogurt, walnuts and honey… What could be better! This makes a delicious healthy side and can also be a great snack.
What you will need:
½ c. walnut halves
½ c. non-fat yogurt
2 T. light mayonnaise
2 T. minces fresh flat-leaf parsley

Cheesy Vegetable Egg Dish

This is great for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Very easy to make and will hold a day or two for future meals! This recipe serves 8-10.
What you will need:
1 med. zucchini, diced
1 med. onion, chopped
1 can (4 oz) mushroom stems and pieces, drained (or can use fresh)

Gluten Free Mac & Cheese

One of the staples in American households! If you love cheese, macaroni and a little spice, you will love this recipe!
What you will need:
1.5 c. gluten-free elbow macaroni
3 T. butter
2 T. gluten-free flour
½ tsp sea salt
Dash pepper

Butternut Squash Pancakes

Who doesn’t like pancakes! Here is a healthy and hearty recipe for pancakes that can be eaten in the morning, snack or lunch!
What you will need (makes 20 cakes):
2 c. peeled and grated butternut squash (1 lb squash)
2 c. grated potato (about 2 medium)
1 medium red onion, grated (1/2 c)

Savory Corn Quinoa Casserole

Quinoa is the new craze and it can be delicious! Try this casserole out with the family and watch the smiles on their faces!
What you will need:
5 c. cooked quinoa
4 c. corn
1 red pepper
1 c. kale/spinach (finely chopped)
2 green onions (thinly sliced)