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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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Dishing Details on the 46th Annual Pillsbury Bake-Off! by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Did I go home with the million dollar prize in the 46th Annual Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest tonight?! Surely my recipe for Spicy Beef and Sweet Potato Samosas won, right? Well ... Read on »
Ditch the Drive-Thru! Make a Steak-Egg-Avocado Breakfast Sandwich Faster, Better. by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It’s important to eat a healthy meal in the morning; there is no good excuse not to. You’ll definitely want to make my super-fast, super-tasty, super-healthy Steak-Egg-Avoca ... Read on »
Eat Fit in 2014 – $200 MyFitFoods Giveaway by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It’s a NEW YEAR, a time when many of us start planning for improvements in our health and fitness – eating clean is always at the top of my list. Not only does enjoying heal ... Read on »
Eat More Fruits & Veggies | Confetti Lettuce Wraps #Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Hum along now. There’s fresh produce for shopping with vine-ripe goodness a popping, to nourish my family held dear. Yes, it’s the ... Read on »
Eat More Protein, Run Zooma, Feel and Look Good! by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Protein is a power food for runners and athletes.  It plays a vital role in muscle building and recovery that can make a huge difference in the way you perform, feel, an ... Read on »
Egg-celent School Morning Idea! Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker Giveaway by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have a keen sense of smell and an uncanny ability to track down delicious food being made anywhere, anytime. I’ll run faster than you to get there, elbow you out of the wa ... Read on »
Elite Eats: Pro Triathlete Natasha van der Merwe Spices Up With Jamaican Beef Kabob Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After a day that includes numerous hours logged on a run, bike or swim, it seems like a girl could eat whatever she wanted. While I have heard pro triathlete Natash ... Read on »
Endorphin Warrior Bracelet, A Feel-Good Giveaway! by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking UNBREAKABLE! Sixteen pull ups in a row, callouses to prove it! As part of my recent boondoggle to run the Hood to Coast Relay , I was gifted with a bunch of fabulo ... Read on »
Farm to Fork Facts & Beef Stuffed Baby Bell Peppers Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This weekend, I spent another educational day with the Texas Beef Council learning about how my favorite protein source – beef — makes it from “farm to fork.” With beef indu ... Read on »
Fat and then Carbs! Latest in Pre-Race Nutrition for Marathons and Ultras by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Before you binge out on pasta dinners and bagel breakfasts, you might want to take a serious look at what researchers are reporting about “carbo-loading” before a marathon o ... Read on »
Favorite Gear #Giveaway – Fitness Skort, Run Shirt & Fuel Belt by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My running swag runneth over and I would like to share some of it with you! There’s nothing like slaying a workout wearing a new piece of fabulous fitness clothing, that’s t ... Read on »
Fight Tendonitis the Tasty Way – Mini Turmeric & Tomato Frittatas Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Did you know that the spice turmeric has been proven to ease the aches and pains of tendonitis? Distinctive with its warm and faintly citrusy flavor, the yellowish-brown ... Read on »
Figs, Not Just for the Birds! Fresh Figs with Balsamic Fig Jam Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Years ago, I remember taking care of my Aunt’s house in Houston while they were away on vacation. “You’re welcome to pick the figs as they ripen, but you’ll have to hurry to ... Read on »
Football Food | Healthy “Team Colors” Pudding Pies Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Even though the Super Bowl is just hours away, it’s not too late to put together some healthy snacks. Did you know that the amount of food scarfed down by Americans on Super ... Read on »
Fresh Feast – Farmer’s Market Beef, Veggie & Brown Rice Salad by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking In the excitement of debuting the Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner ad, I forgot to add one of my favorite beef dishes to my Top 10 List of Beef Recipes.  Boasting colorful veggi ... Read on »
Fuel Up Festively – Gingerbread Cranberry Protein Granola Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Some might say it’s “too soon”  – too soon to post a gingerbread-flavored recipe or even hint at the Christmas and winter holiday season.  But, when I was in my neighborho ... Read on »
Gone Grilling | Spice-Crusted Tenderloin Steaks and Street Corn with Chipotle Garlic Butter by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It was a glorious day of grilling at our house last night, the aroma of succulent beef and sweet corn was drifting across the backyard thanks to an unseasonal but oh-so welc ... Read on »
Good Gourd, You’ll Love This Baked Pumpkin Protein Donut Recipe! by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Another protein donut recipe just in time for Thanksgiving morning! Oven-baked, scaled down in size and packed with nutritious, anti-oxidant filled pumpkin puree, t ... Read on »
Granola Recipe Roundup . . . Starring Avocado Pineapple! by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking As promised, I’ve rounded up my recent granola recipes in honor of National Oatmeal Month.  For years, I just mindlessly bought granola at the store until I realized how ins ... Read on »
Grilled Fig, Blue Cheese & Prosciutto Pizza – Now That’s Umami! by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My mouth is still salivating over this grilled pizza recipe I created for Litehouse Foods. Gourmet enough to serve guests as a prelude to dinner yet simple enough to make fo ... Read on »