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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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Watermelon Smoothies – Day 6 #LivingOnTheWedge by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Come over to my house in the morning and you’ll hear the low hum of my blender – it seems to be in constant use!  My husband makes a smoothie to drink during his commute to ... Read on »
Watermelon & Chocolate Recipes – Day 5 #LivingOnTheWedge by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Watermelon and chocolate are two of my favorite sweet things to eat in this world. Summery sweetness meets indulgent richness – the unusual but oh-so perfect pairing was ine ... Read on »
Watermelon, Running & Hydration – Day 4 #LivingOnTheWedge by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking First of all, happy Independence Day! I’ll be celebrating the Fourth of July by running one of my favorite races in town, the Freedom 5000.  All I’ll be thinking about while ... Read on »
Spicy Sweet Watermelon Shrimp Skewer Recipe – Day 3 #LivingOnTheWedge by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking During the summer, don’t knock on my front door during the dinner hour – just come on through the back gate! If you were an actual neighbor, the amazing aromas wafting over ... Read on »
Watermelon Workout & Recovery – Day 2 #LivingOnTheWedge by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Even though it’s summer, I’m keeping up my fitness routine – in fact, I’m having a lot more fun with my workouts now that I my running season is finished until fall. The sum ... Read on »
Watermelon Memories – Day 1 #LivingOnTheWedge by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ready, set, make memories! Summer is in full swing and I have been living on the “wedge” since the very afternoon my children’s schools let out for break. This “wedge” isn’t ... Read on »
Just Picked Possibilities – Fruit & Veggie Recipes + Grilled Steak Salad by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Snapping peas, shucking corn, wandering through the woods in search of huckleberries – the chores of summer have me salivating!   Fresh fruits and vegetables are the corners ... Read on »
Chipotle Ranch Sweet ‘Tater Burrito Bowls & Frenemy Partner Workout by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m still riding the black bean train for a fast, flavorful and fiber-packed meal – toot, toot! All kidding aside, a big Crockpot of homemade black beans will last the bette ... Read on »
Summer Suppers – Black Bean, Zucchini & Corn Taco Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Y’all know I like to get my daily dose of lean protein — particularly beef, fish and Greek yogurt (though not all mixed together)!  But sometimes I like a meal that focuses ... Read on »
Tighten Your Tummy Workout + My Personal Favorite Ab Exercises by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After having three kids (who are all teens now), I never thought I’d see my abs again. Well, actually, even though I’ve been at a reasonable weight my whole life and a more- ... Read on »
Mojito Mint Iced Tea & Pure Via Giveaway by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Another holiday to report — did you know June is National Iced Tea Month! Oh how I love to sun brew a big container of tea and flavor it with ginger and lemon – or sometimes ... Read on »
Grate Expectations – Seared Steak Thai Salad – #GrillIt #WinIt by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking There’s something special about summer grilling – relaxing in the great outdoors, keeping the grill master company with good conversation and a cold beer, and enjoying the s ... Read on »
Fit Family | Workouts & Getting Saturday Strong On! by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking School’s out and that means I’ve got my kids back into the gym routine – on Saturdays, the whole family heads up to the gym to exercise, stay fit and have some family bondin ... 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 »
Creamy Jalapeno Beef Fajita Omelet for Father’s Day Breakfast by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Father’s Day is almost here and I’m plan to let my pops know he’s tops with a hearty, healthy breakfast. Although the gesture can’t compare with the endless years of love an ... Read on »
The Hipster Berry | Blackberry Lemon Smoothie Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Did you know that professional “flavorists” have named the blackberry as a flavor that will be trending over the next year?  That makes me pretty happy because I love sweet, ... Read on »
Why I Run & Running Day Giveaway ( Compression Socks ) by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It’s National Running Day today! Whether you plan to hit the trail or the treadmill, you can feel super awesome and inspired to know that you’ll be doing good things for you ... Read on »
Kebabs at the Lake & Obstacle Course WOD by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Wow, I had a busy weekend – how about you?! Friday and Saturday were spent shopping, prepping and putting on a cooking demonstration for a fundraiser ultimately benefiting ... Read on »
Skinny Mama Beef & Veggie Manicotti Recipe Makeover by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m always looking for a way to lighten comfort food because, I’ll admit it; emotional eating is a friend of mine. Whether celebrating or wallowing in sorrows, getting my mo ... Read on »
Blueberry Froyo + More Frozen Desserts for Fit Girls by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This post is sponsored by Foodie.com, but the featured recipe and opinions are all my own! Check out Frozen Desserts for Fit Girls by The Fit Fork at Foodie.com Cool off wit ... Read on »