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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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Honey Buzz! Not So Chunky Monkey Granola with Blue Diamond Almonds by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sometimes a girl needs a treat, and there’s nothing wrong with a bit of sweet. But, before you reach for a pint of ice cream, cupcake or even diet soda, you should think abo ... Read on »
Did That Cheesecake Make My Butt Look Big? Healthy Dessert Recipes & Pole Dancing by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I woke up an hour early today – partly because I had a dream I was spinning around a pole (fully clothed, people) and got motion sick and and partly because I didn’t want to ... Read on »
Headstands and Hot Dogs + Healthy Chip #Giveaway by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking First, let’s just get the headstand out of the way. This is not your ordinary inversion. It’s a headstand that will challenge you to the very core as you tighten every muscl ... Read on »
Slice & Slurp, it’s National Drink Watermelon Day + Watermelon Ginger Limeade Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The weathermen don’t need to convince me that July 24th is considered the hottest day of the year.  Here in Austin with temperatures about to pass the 100 degree mark, I thi ... Read on »
Blueberry Snap Pea Salad & Blueberries for Dessert by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You can’t beat a big salad for a beautiful, easy-breezy summer meal — and one topped with blueberries and sugar snap peas adds just the right sprinkling of sweetness along w ... Read on »
How ZMA Can Help Female Athletes & Swanson Vitamin #Giveaway by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Did you know I supplement with ZMA? I’m not outing myself with anything weird or wacky,  just want to share with y’all how this formula of zinc, magnesium aspartate and vita ... Read on »
Muscle-Making Mudslide Smoothie & Saturday #ShoutOuts by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Oh yeah, it rained in Austin yesterday and goodness knows we can use it. For the last couple years, our beloved lake has been in jeopardy of drying completely up and blowing ... Read on »
Summer Vacation Snacking with Blue Diamond Almonds by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Whoohoo, I’m a little bit nutty! When I jump in front of national monuments or execute yoga poses in public places, my kids always roll their eyes, hide and later say “sheez ... Read on »
My Famous Salad Recipe & More Favorites (Like Pandas) by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hey, I’m just back from my vacation to Washington, DC and have lots of interesting, historical, and presidentially-inspired food discoveries to share. However, I want to rec ... Read on »
Colorful Protein Smoothie & Run or Dye 5k by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking With the family vacation to Washington, DC and the recent celebration of Independence Day, I’ve been feeling pretty patriotic.  That’s why I’m still blending up delicious an ... Read on »
Lemon-Lime Chicken & Grilled Grapes – Love the One You’re With by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I call this post, “Love the one you’re with” after that folksy 1970s song by Crosby, Stills & Nash. I had my heart set on making a grilled steak with tomatoes for dinner but ... Read on »
Best Watermelon Tips – Day 7 #LivingOnTheWedge by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Did you know the average person eats 16 pounds of watermelon per year?  That’s pretty close to the weight of a typical medium watermelon – but I’m not typical nor am I avera ... Read on »
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 »