Back in 2014, my husband had befriended a gym buddy who lived down the street. We would take turns cooking dinner, mostly using his perfect grill to create the most divine meals on earth. Read More “ZooFit Recipe of the Week: Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup”
It’s Valentine’s Day this week, and you know what that means. It’s the time for getting super irritated with all the chocolate wrapped in tons of plastic and made with gobs of sugar and palm oil. Well, at least you know what NOT to get me for special holidays…
I am not by any stretch of the imagination, a trained chef. However, I am a good cook. I’m not bragging when I say that. There are dozens of people I have cooked for who beg me for my recipes, and compliment me when I share meals. Read More “Cookbook Review: Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi”
Coming back from an amazing weekend where Fandom Fitness made it’s Comic Convention debut at NerdFaire, I wanted to share some of my favorite Fandom Foods.
For the record, I am not the biggest sports fan. I’m actually not really sure if the riff on the words in the title “Let’s get ready to rumble” is at all related to sports ball or not. Read More “ZooFit Recipe of the Week: Let’s Get Ready to NACHO!”
Cooking for a grown-ass man-baby on steroids is a full time job. When I discover a recipe I can pass on to my husband to do himself and keep him satisfied, I know I have a winner. Read More “ZooFit Recipe of the Week: Hummus for Everyone”
Preparing for different library talks throughout the month has led me to revisit my ZooFit Safari in looking for recipes to prepare for demonstrations. They have to be pretty easy to assemble, travel well, and of course, taste delicious and be nutritious. Read More “ZooFit Recipe of the Week: Because Couscous”
For those with a busy schedule, one of the best meals to make for your lunch or dinner is the one that takes very little time to prepare. That’s why I absolutely adore these Greek Wraps. The prep for this quick meal is, at most, 15 minutes. But you can meal prep and slice and dice veggies as well as make the tzatziki sauce beforehand, and have this as a quick grab-and-go meal all week.
Nutritional Information: Serves 2
Serving size- 1 wrap: 264 calories, Carbs: 20.2g, Fat: 9g, Protein: 14.3g
- 1 cup yogurt
- 2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 2 Tbsp capers
- ½ tsp black pepper
- 4-6 tortillas
- 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
- 1 cucumber, sliced
- 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
- 4-6 red or green lettuce leaves
- 1 cup hummus, grilled chicken, or your choice of protein (beans, egg, tuna, tofu, etc)
- 1 oz shredded Parmesan cheese, optional
- Make the tzatziki sauce. Mix the yogurt, lemon juice, capers, and black pepper in a medium bowl
- Place a tortilla wrap on a plate and place a lettuce leaf. Load the tortilla with your choice of veggies. Top the veggies with a ¼ cup of your choice of protein (hummus, chicken, etc).
- Spoon the tzatziki sauce over the veggies. Roll the tortilla to enclose wrap, and enjoy.
All of us are probably stuffed to the gills with turkey, stuffing, casseroles, and sauces. But what do you do with all the food AFTER your great feast? Read More “ZooFit Recipe of the Week- Waste Not with Leftovers”
It’s the Holiday season, and in my opinion, the perfect baking weather. Some people think I avoid all sweets and baked goods all year long. But that REALLY isn’t the case, like at all. Read More “ZooFit Recipe of the Week- Winter Sweet-tart Pie”