Almond Crunch Biscotti

Butter, brown sugar, and ground almonds lend a rich flavor reminiscent of rich shortbread to this biscotti recipe with a fraction of the fat and calorie hit. No, these little babies aren't exactly healthfood; but at around only 150 calories each, they're ce...more

Spicy Shrimp and Chicken Jambalaya

There seem to be as many versions of Jambalaya as there versions of curries or the perfect marinara. Creole, Cajun, with "the trinity" or without, this version is a healthy, low...more

Tarragon Chicken on a Bed of Mushrooms

Bonjour! If you're a French food lover; but  have neither Julia Childs' unbridled passion for spending the day in the kitchen nor her culinary ab...more

Parisian-Puff Apple Tartlets

 If you prescribe to the concept that eating well and living fit are all about balance you'll agree that the occasional treat is simply a necessary component of that balancing act. ...more

Oven-Roasted Fall Vegetable Pasta

Oven-Roasted Fall Vegetable Pasta was inspired by a recipe in Eating Well that called for braising the veggies in white wine.  In my opinion, braising  should be reserved for meat dishes.  Vegetables subjected to this practice often seem dull and past...more

Smoked Salmon and Potato Frittata

This recipe came to me as I was pondering a vegetarian option for the week.  I like to plan at least one meal that is wholly or mostly meat-free as both a nod to my efforts at a smaller ecological footprint and to my family's health.  Years ago a friend of mine hosted a nearl...more

Savor - Eating Mindfully

This book is the opposite of the butt-kicking “boot camp” style of taking on your health.  If you’re tired...more

Creamy Cajun Pasta

 Today is not a "Fit" day at Fit Foodista - at least in the traditional sense of the word....more

Chicken Tagine - Moroccan Stew

 If you like Indian cuisine; but tend to be intimidated by the heat in some of the dishes, Moroccan may be for you.  Today's Fit Foodista post provides readers who love ultra-flavorful yet not too spicy food a great option.  Try this recipe for low-fat  ...more

Trader Joe's Almond Butter Product Review

 Are you a peanut butter lover?  If so, you'll love this souped up, good-for-you nut butter.  Read the review for Trader Joe's Crunchy Flaxseed Almond Butter at Fit Foodista and you'll be looking for reasons to use it on a daily basis!