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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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#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Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking To me, the alleged compliment, “aging gracefully,” sounds so woefully outdated that I cringe every time I hear it – it’s like saying, “forget about your dreams, your purpose ...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 »
#MyAdventure with Artichokes & the Art of Yoga by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Okay, random enough for you – artichokes and yoga?!  Well, actually the pair makes perfect sense to me since discovering new ways to cook favorite foods and pushing myself i ... 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 »
#WaveRider18, Hilly 10 Mile Race & Replacing Running Shoes by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I received compensation and product from Mizuno as part of this campaign through Fitfluential.com. However, all opinions and editorial comments are my completely own. What b ... Read on »
12 Ideas for Hosting a Healthy Holiday Breakfast or Brunch by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It’s the most wonderful time of the year – it’s a season for eating and greeting and spreading good cheer! If you are hosting a morning get-together over the holidays, it ne ... Read on »
‘Fall’ in Love With Black Bean-Pumpkin Soup by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Even though it’s really not that cold yet my part of the world, I’m ready to slurp me some soup. I love making a hearty soup for dinner; it is soul satisfying and the le ... Read on »
‘Tis the Season to Splurge! Mint Chocolate Crinkle Kiss Cookies Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When it comes to eating clean, even good boys and girls fall off the sleigh during the holidays.  But that’s okay! Sometimes we should focus on just enjoying the moment ... Read on »
“Can’t Be Beet” Salad Recipe & Bounty of Beet Benefits by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Do you fancy a beet? It seems like people either love this vegetable or despise it, often without even a fair taste. If you’re in the “yuck” camp, it’s time to give this pur ... Read on »
“Jar” Going to Love Lunch! Ancho-Chile Chopped Chicken Salad Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Genius, pure genius in a jar! I’ve been seeing these healthy-eating, eco-friendly salads splashed across the pages of my favorite food magazines, so it was only a m ... Read on »
“Me Time” with Pure Leaf Tea & Raspberry Chocolate Apple Rounds Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I love my family, but sometimes a little “ME” time is necessary mandatory. After go-go-going to support my family in every imaginable way including cooking, chauffeuring, ho ... Read on »
“Nutrish” Caramelized Banana Bread Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You’re going to love this delicious recipe I adapted from Cooking Light magazine; it’s been “chimped out” to be even more healthy and nutritious. Relying on the swe ... Read on »
“Runner Girl” Sterling Silver Charm Giveaway by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking i.m.keepsakes: This inspirational company makes beautiful jewelry. Yes, their products are lovely to look at, but the deeper beauty is found within the symbolic message ever ... 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 »
16 Summer Smoothies to Get Your Motor Running by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ready, get set, blend! I have 16 special smoothies to keep you cool as a cucumber (or frozen banana) through this warm weather season. Whether you’re slurping one up for bre ... Read on »
2Fer | Countdown Spice Rub & 4-3-2-1 Workout by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There is something satisfying (and easy to remember) about rattling off numbers backward in a countdown. In fact, this ritual is even so important in some professions that i ... Read on »
2Fer: When to Mix Music with Running & WODs | Koss Fit Series Headphones by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Wondering if you should rock out with music while you run or workout in the gym? Poll your friends or Google some scientific studies and you’ll quickly discover that this on ... Read on »
40 Fun Ways to Burn 100 Calories + #SpecialKSnackBars by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As soon as the holidays wind down, I know we’ll all be looking for ways to snack healthier – no more gingerbread, egg nog, sugar cookies or candy canes until next year. Howe ... Read on »
8 Healthier Herbed Snacks + Instantly Fresh Herb #Giveaway by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Have an urge to snack, but looking for something with less salt yet still loads of flavor? In honor of Eat Less Salt and More Herbs Day (and yes, that’s a real food holiday) ... Read on »
A Day in the Life of my Running Skirt: YMX #LifeArtSport by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I wake up in the morning, I almost always get dressed for the day in my workout clothes. Not because I’m an early-bird exerciser; it most definitely takes me several ho ... Read on »
A Real Breakfast! Artichoke & Spinach Blue Cheese Baked Eggs by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This year I plan to start off every morning (okay, most mornings) with a healthy breakfast served on a real plate. I usually stay up too late and always wake up before dawn, ... Read on »