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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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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 »
Simple Green Smoothie Starts St. Patrick’s Day Feast by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Don’t be afraid of the green! It’s St. Patrick’s Day (well, almost) and everything should be tinted with the color of Emerald Isle. But, who wants the yucky chemicals in foo ... Read on »
Honey-Sweet Pecan Apple & Hemp Granola Recipe by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have more granola for you! You just need to run over and grab a handful before it’s long gone. Sprinkling a couple of crunchy tablespoons on my Greek yogurt in the morning ... Read on »
BEETMODE | Why Athletes Need Beets & Recipes by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you want to perform to your highest abilities in a sport, you have to train right and eat right. While your diet can’t replace putting in the miles, the weight-training, ... Read on »
Refuel & Recover – Easy Protein Snacks for Athletes by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Yup, I’m a serious snacker. But, I try my best to stay away from the sugary, salty, highly-processed stuff. Instead, I recover from my workouts, give myself an afternoon ene ... Read on »
Quick Beef Kofta Kebabs & Global Kitchen #Giveaway by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Winner, winner, lean beef dinner! My super-fast, super tasty meal tonight, Quick Beef Kofta with Smokey Paprika Yogurt Sauce, was inspired from a recipe from a new cookbook ... Read on »
Vibrant & Vitamin-Packed | Mediterranean Carrot Fennel & Green Olive Salad by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Yesterday morning’s run began mild and balmy; the thermometer read 71 degrees as I headed out the door for my 12 mile route around the neighborhood. At mile 8, as I rounded ... Read on »
Pie Power | Muscle-Making, Protein-Packed Pie Recipes by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking People mistakenly assume that I don’t eat pie because I’m so into running, fitness and nutrition. But for nearly every birthday celebration, I request an all-out, all-Americ ... Read on »
Pig Out (Healthfully) on Baked Pistachio Honey Donuts! by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Okay, if I didn’t get you to do a double take at this drool-icious photo of Baked Pistachio-Honey Doughnuts, then Ms. Piggy will certainly grab your attention as she shows u ... Read on »
Cherry Crisp Smoothie Recipe & Achieved a Goal! by The Fit Fork Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I cannot tell a lie, I just love cherries in every form and fashion, including straight-from-the-tree fresh to nestled collectively under a layer of pie lattice and vanilla ... Read on »