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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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Edible Bowls! Chickpea, Cucumber & Kale in Tomatoes by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   “The chickpea is neither a chick nor a pea. Discuss.”  Remember when Mike Myers chatted about this the “Coffee Talk” comedy sketch on Saturday Night Live? The chickpea, al ... Read on »
Uno, Dos, Tres! Avocados Three Ways by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I recently received a box full of bliss on my doorstep.  So what did the UPS man deliver? No, it wasn’t a new pair of sandals for spring or video game ordered by the boys – ... Read on »
Strawbetterberry | Greek Yogurt Tart & More Strawberry Favorites by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Is there anything that a strawberry doesn’t make better? Not only do these beautiful berries make both sweet and savory dishes sing with the flavors of the season, just the ... Read on »
Triple Berry Red Quinoa Salad Recipe & Beach Bod Workout by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Strawberries, blueberries and blackberries, oh my! With the season turning warmer, berries are finally starting to have a delicious ripe flavor. Nothing worse than a middle- ... Read on »
Girls’ Night In – Trop50 Raspberry Acai Sipper with Coconut-Mint-sicles by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You’re invited over to work up a sweat to old-school aerobic DVDs and Girl s CrossFit WOD. After well, enjoy healthy refreshments including a delicious mocktail made with Tr ... Read on »
How to Break Out of a Rut & Starfruit Salad Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ever feel like you’re stuck in rut? Going nowhere, immobilized with indifference, apathy, laziness or the even fear of trying something new? I know I have. Most of my ruts h ... Read on »
Sweet Treats For Easter – Layered Smoothie and Lightened Strawberry Cake by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   You better hop to it if you are still looking for sweet treats to share with family and friends this Easter weekend. If the bunny that visits your house is anything like t ... Read on »
Anemia in Runners & Healthy Iron Rich Recipes by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It’s normal to feel tired after a long run or strenuous session in the gym, isn’t that the point?! However, if you notice increased fatigue, unexplainable muscle soreness or ... Read on »
Southwestern Roasted Veggie Wraps, Veggie Snacks & Workouts by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You don’t have to be vegetarian to enjoy the wholesome goodness of this Southwestern-Spiced Roasted Veggie Wrap. A spinach tortilla is lightly charred on the grill (or gas b ... Read on »
Mint Melon Smoothie Recipe + Apera Review by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This Melon Mint Smoothie may be one of my favorites yet – it definitely ranks in the top three! The key to the refreshing minty-melon taste is to use really, really ripe can ... Read on »
Protein for Performance & Living Well | Baja Beef Avocado Bowls by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I know a thing or two about how lean protein plays an important role in a healthy lifestyle. I blog about it here all the time and I even take my show on the road every now ... 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 »
Healthy Grilling | Mojo Chicken Breast with Citrus Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I rolled into the house a 6pm tonight after being away on a most delicious food experience at Travaasa Spa in Austin (more about that next week). Even though the kids are le ... Read on »
Cottage Cheese, Please! Lemon Chia Tea Cakes with Berries Recipe #GlutenFree by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The following post is sponsored by Fitfluential LLC on behalf of Daisy Cottage Cheese. Today, it’s cottage cheese, please! But, as I kid, I expressed my displeasure with thi ... 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 »
Zooma-ing into Spring & Tommie Copper Performance Apparel #Giveaway by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Finally a warm and sunny day, I am so glad that Austin has finally decided to embrace spring. The bluebonnets have appeared out of nowhere this week and I’m looking forward ... Read on »
Cauliflower and CrossFit by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Okay, doing this whole 2014 CrossFit Games Open has been a real challenge for this runner who likes to cherry pick her WODs. I’m the one who won’t do the heavy squats becaus ... Read on »
Sunday Dinners | New Tradition with Salads & Skewers by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Do you have any recollections of traditional Sunday dinners with grandparents, parents, siblings and other relatives all gathered around the table? When Foodie.com asked me ... Read on »
Medicine Ball Mash Up & Saturday Shoutouts by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Well, I’m on my way to the “Big D” to run in the Rock & Roll Dallas Half Marathon Sunday morning.  I heard that Deena Kastor is in the field, so I’m really going to have to ... Read on »
Strawberry Cucumber & Spinach Salad – There’s an App for That! by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Everything seems to finally be coming up spring! Gardens are growing and offering up the first bounties of the season. I plan to be down at the local farmer’s market every w ... Read on »