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Hi, I'm Jennifer Fisher, the face behind The Fit Fork. I have been in the kitchen creating taste-good AND good-for-you recipes for as long as I can remember. This is the way I refuel both physically and creatively as a competitive athlete. I hope my readers will be inspired to take a... Full Bio
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Kale and Caramelized Onion Sweet Potatoes + Favorite Fall Recipes by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Check out Recipes for a Fit & Flavorful Fall by The Fit Fork at Foodie.com If you take pleasure in eating the signature dishes of the season, fall is a particularly comforti ... Read on »
Easy Autumn Dinner! Braised Lamb with Cranberry Ginger Sauce by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Fall weather is here! Fall flavors are here! Fall family togetherness is here! All I want to do through the end of the year is gather my family ‘round the dinner table for a ... Read on »
Penne For Your Thoughts? Shrimp & Snap Pea Pasta with Lemon Gremolata by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Oh my goodness, I almost let National Pasta Day go uncelebrated and in my house full of noodle-lovers, that would be an unforgiveable offense.  I’ve grown my three sons into ... Read on »
“So Nutty” Slow Cooker Snack Mix Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Road tripping it today, needed something yummy for the eldest teenage son and his grandfather to nibble on as we drive off to a college visit. Snack mix, Chex mix, party mix ... Read on »
The Run, Jump, CrossFit, Trampoline Secret I Just Can’t Hold In! by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Okay, this post is just more proof that I cannot be easily embarrassed, much to my three teenagers’ mortification.  That’s one of the better things about advancing in age (a ... Read on »
RUN HAPPY & RUN FAST + Motivational Fitness Jewelry #Giveaway by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have my lucky ladybird earrings, go-to running shoes and a favorite route (and friend) for long runs. Despite all these creature comforts that get me out the door, I often ... Read on »
Caramel Crunch Apple Nachos & The Running Revolution by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Looking for a delicious dessert that celebrates some of the fall season’s favorite flavors without making your clean-eating conscience scream in horror?  My recipe for Caram ... Read on »
White Chocolate Pumpkin Oat Bread & #LoveYourAge Inspiration by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking  Feed your face . . . I mean soul . .  with this wholesome recipe for a fall season-inspired, no-fuss pumpkin quick bread.  This autumn recipe for Pumpkin Oat Bread with Whi ... Read on »
#SlowCookerMeals – Ancho Mama’s Pot Roast Recipe & Tacos! by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Taught a class on economical cuts of beef last night – ground beef immediately comes to mind when the word “budget” is tossed around. However, top sirloin and chuck roast ar ... Read on »
Balsamic Honey Chicken – 3 Easy Recipes + Slow Cooker #Giveaway by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This post is sponsored by Hamilton Beach. However, all opinions, suggestions, recipes and content are my own. Now that we’re well into the back-to-school routine, it’s time ... Read on »
#LoveYourAge and Prevention’s #R3Summit by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking To me, the alleged compliment, “aging gracefully,” sounds so woefully outdated that I cringe every time I hear it – it’s like saying, “forget about your dreams, your purpose ... Read on »
Healthier Comfort! {Lightened} Cheesy Cauliflower Quinoa Casserole Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When you hear the words “melted cheese,” what comes to mind? I think of all kinds of comfort foods like homey mac & cheese, ginormous slices of mozzarella blanketed pizza bl ... Read on »
Great Grapes! An Awesome Fall Fruit for Running & Recipes by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking We all know grapes taste great and are a healthy snack; it only makes sense that they can be the perfect little pick-me-up in a running nutrition plan. While there is a grow ... Read on »
Six Fall Season Smoothie Recipes by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m starting off another post with “It’s still in the upper ninety degrees, y’all!” The official start of fall is just a few days away, yet the Texas sun is still burning us ... Read on »
Skinny Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Fall baking season is upon us! While I strive to eat nutritiously, I can still enjoy a little lovin’ from the oven thanks to a few healthy recipe swaps.  My recipe for Skinn ... Read on »
Nike 5.0 Free Review & a Workout They Rocked by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking JD Sports out of London (insert trumpet fanfare) sent me a pair of Nike Free 5.0 TR Fit 4 Print to try out and review. I haven’t run in Nike in like FOREVER, so I was super ... Read on »
Lime Coconut & Basil Roasted Chickpeas + #FitFoodieRun Austin #Giveaway by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) have been a hot item in my home lately. From a warm and comforting bowl of Smokey Chipotle Squash & Chickpea Soup to a crisp and cool Kale Cuc ... Read on »
My World Record Wall Sit Attempt and #FFWallSit Challenge by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Okay, it was awkward and humiliating enough to be in sixth grade let alone be denied the glory of one the most significant demonstrations of mental and physical strength I h ... Read on »
Chipotle Squash & Chickpea Soup #SilkProteinPower by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The weatherman said we had a cold front today, dropping the temperatures down into the upper nineties. Yeah, you heard me right 98 degrees in September, but that’s the trade ... Read on »
Benefits of Ginger & How To Use Ginger in Beverages + Smoothie Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Gnarly and knotted up, a chunk of ginger may not be the most appealing item in my fruit and veggie bin – but, trust me, this weird-looking root is well worth your time, it i ... Read on »