Chicken Fajitas are a favourite, make that staple, in our household, and Marco's Mom even joked once that it's my signature dish!  I actually wasn't aware of that until I realized it's my go-to when I'm trying to come up with ideas for dinner or have invited a girlfriend over.  

Lately we have been loving these corn tortillas from Produce Depot.  They aren't the healthiest, but I try to keep it to two, max, and if I'm still hungry I'll just pile chicken, beans and veggies on my plate afterwards on it's own with hot sauce.  Also, the Cholula hot sauce is the bomb for tacos/fajitas.

See more eats after the jump...
It's been a while since I've done one of these posts and I've been trying to snap photos of meals over the past three months or so to give you a rounded idea of what I eat.  I love seeing these types of posts from others, so here we go...

I'm not one to eat in the food court at the mall but Marco somehow twisted my arm a couple months ago and I have to say this General Tao chicken and noodles were delicious (and a bit of a guilty pleasure).

I hadn't made a tortilla soup in years so I tried this recipe which turned out great (I cheated and used a BBQ chicken from he grocery store).  I happened to have tortilla shells on hand that needed to be used up, so I cut them into strips and fried them for a more authentic taste and treat.

More food after the jump...
It's been quite some time since I shared some recent eats with you, so I've been making a conscious effort to snap pictures of meals and snacks lately to share here.

Protein smoothie: this time I decided to try adding spinach and flax seed to my regular frozen mixed berry, almond milk & chocolate protein powder.  It was okay, but I haven't included those two ingredients since.

I try to pack my lunch everyday, but sometimes I get lazy or just don't make the time and this was one of those days.  I usually opt for a tuna or salmon wrap on a whole wheat tortilla with veggies and tons of olives but they were out of whole wheat wraps.  I decided to get the special, which was a chicken souvlaki pita with Greek salad.  I omitted the pita (white bread) and had a lettuce wrap instead.

My breakfast, every morning at work: rolled oats, thawed berries, a heaping amount of cinnamon (to make up for no sugar), flax & chia seeds and of course, a peppermint tea. 

This was a spinach salad I made for myself with left over pulled pork from a slow cooker meal I had made for dinner.  In the salad is spinach, grape tomatoes, broccoli & pulled pork.  I always try to drink tons of water throughout the day and with my lunch.

Dinner at home one night I grilled a chicken breast with Montreal Chicken Spice on my panini press and served it on a bed of coleslaw that I mixed with a small amount of Caesar dressing and hot sauce.

Lunch out one day at Nando's; I love to get the chicken on a pita, but they too were out of whole wheat pitas so I opted for a whole wheat tortilla wrap instead with coleslaw.

A super lazy, and basic meal for one, but I didn't feel like cooking so I baked some chicken with paprika and pepper, then sliced up raw zucchini and had it with hummus.

I had a friend come over for wine one evening so I did up a small cheese plate for us with brie and marble cheese, some brown rice Triscut crackers & red grapes.

Since switching over to Almond milk almost a year ago, I haven't looked back.  The other day while shopping I came across Almond-Coconut milk, and while it's twice the calories as the unsweetened stuff I normally drink, I decided to try it since it was on sale.  It was amazing and I'm a huge coconut lover so this was like a treat everyday when I got home from work.

Out to lunch with Sarah on a Friday at Chances R and I had the chicken souvlaki on a bed of brown and wild rice with a Greek style salad (I used 1/3 of the dressing).

I don't mind cooking, but for one person it can be a little cumbersome.  I kept it basic for dinner this night with some grilled red onion, green pepper and ground chicken.  I poured it over some quinoa, put some hot sauce on it and had half an avocado on the side.

My berry protein smoothie; this is my go-to evening snack lately instead of ice cream or a chocolate treat (that said, I'm gorging on Peanut Butter ice cream as I type this).

Left overs for lunch at work: home-made spaghetti with zucchini, celery and mushrooms on whole wheat pasta.

Dinner last night: pulled chicken salad on romaine with strawberries, pumpkin seeds, avocado & dried cranberries

I wasn't kidding about the ice cream (straight from the tub too, how sinful!)--but hey, we all need treats every now and again.

I'd love to hear some quick, healthy meals you're using for dinners; I'm always looking for new ways to mix things up so please share below if you'd like.

Have a great weekend!
I haven't done a Recent Eats post in quite a while, but wanted to sort of 'check in' with what I've been putting in my body lately, and make sure I'm still on track, so to speak.  I like eating healthy, but I'm a huge sweets lover (which I try to keep in moderation... which sometimes doesn't work out so well!).  I mainly try to eat healthy during the day, so I can have a sweet treat in the evenings after dinner. 

These pictures were taken over the course of the last month I guess, and I did not photograph absolutely everything (almost impossible), but did get the good and the bad to show you a balance. 

Lastly, I mainly drink water, tea and milk (and the odd alcoholic beverage).  I never drink soft drinks and only drink coffee once a week on the weekend (I like the coffee they serve at our usual breakfast spot!).  In the past month I've been cutting back on my milk intake (despite it being my favourite drink) to see if it makes any difference.
1.  Perogies with saautĂ©ed onions & low fat sour cream (with paprika).
2.  Coconut cream pie.
3.  Chicken caesar salad.
4.  Oats with blackberries & a bit of maple syrup + peppermint tea.
5.  Burger & tomato-veg soup at a restaurant + water.
6.  Home-made egg wrap (one egg + three egg whites and some cheese) + steeped tea.
7.  Sweet potato, arugula, black bean and cilantro salad.  Topped with some low fat sour cream.
8.  Indian food at a restaurant + water.
9.  Arugula, one egg + three egg whites & avocado salad.

10.  Breakfast out.
11.  Afternoon snacks at work.
12.  Tuna wrap on whole wheat with cucumber, cilantro & hot sauce.
13.  Tomato-basil rice cake, three hard boiled eggs (only eat one yolk) and 1/3 cucumber.
14.  Mixed greens, one egg + three egg whites & avocado salad.
15.  Greek yogurt with blueberries & cinnamon.
16.  Five Guys burger + water.
17.  Afternoon snack: Kashi Toasted 7-Grain granola bar + peppermint tea.
18.  Grilled cheese made in the oven with no butter on flax bread & low sodium black-bean soup.
19.  Thai food take-out (it was Friday night!).
20.  Oats with blueberries & a tblspn. maple syrup + peppermint tea.
21.  Home-made beef madras.
22.  Steeped tea with agave (+ milk).
23.  Breakfast out.
24.  Evening & afternoon snack: strawberries & bananas.
25.  Oats with blackberries, blueberries & a bit of maple syrup + peppermint tea (I have been eating this every morning for a couple months now, I just love it & it's filling).
26.  Weekend breakfast: Fried egg sandwich on flax bread at home.
27.  Chicken and veg stir fry on quinoa.
28.  Coconut cocoa oatmeal bites (omg, these are amazing and relatively healthy considering you're eating a sweet treat).
29.  Oats with blackberries & a bit of maple syrup + water.
30.  Scallops, shrimp & roasted red peppers on a spinach fettucini (my birthday dinner!).
31.  Gnocchi (so delicious but when this was put down in front of me at the restaurant, I almost blurted out, 'Well, that looks fattening!'  Um.  It was.  And it was heavenly).
32.  Morning and afternoon snacks at work.
33.  Spinach, feta, quinoa & egg (one egg + 2 egg whites) salad with a maple balsamic dressing.
34.  Left over beef madras but over quinoa this time & added baby carrots.
35.  Birthday "cake" (pecan pie).
36.  Oats with blueberries & a bit of maple syrup + peppermint tea.

1.  Rolled oats with dried cranberries, milk & ground flax seed
2.  'Healthy' Grilled Cheese (made in the oven on 12-grain bread, no butter and real marble cheese)
3.  Honey-garlic grilled chicken, kidney bean salad with feta & boiled cauliflower

1.  Scrambled egg (whites) with broccoli, onion & cheese
2.  Baked salmon, quinoa & broccoli/carrots
3.  Chicken Kiev (from a box!) and a spring mix salad
4.  Grilled chicken, quinoa topped with black beans & a spring mix salad

1.  Mini Eggs &vanilla frozen yoghurt
2.  Yoghurt, Kashi GoLean Crunch & raspberries
3.  Cottage cheese with mixed frozen berries
4.  Vanilla yoghurt with crushed Crispy Crunch chocolate bar on top

1.  Avocado
2.  Grilled chicken, black bean salad with feta & mashed sweet potato
3.  Raw almonds
4.  Home made felafel

1.  12-grain bagel with low-fat peanut butter (Kraft is my fave) & ground flax sprinkled on top
2.  Breakfast at the Hilton (buffet):  Scrambled eggs, bacon, home fries, grilled veggies & milk (my fave!)
3.  Easy microwave egg-white omelet with a peppermint tea (frequently my daily Monday-Friday breakfast)
4.  12-grain bagel with peanut butter and a steeped tea (two milk, one sugar)

1.  Fried egg 12-grain bagel sandwich with grape tomatoes, marble cheese & spinach
2.  Low-fat cottage cheese with cinnamon
3.  Tuna melts with avocado on top

1.  Spring mix salad with grape tomatoes, feta and whatever else I threw in there
2.  Carrots & hummus

1.  'Healthy Fish & Chips': baked salmon with garlic & cilantro with home made sweet potato baked fries
2.  Bacon, eggs & grilled potatoes
3.  Tuna, mayo & cubed cheese (what!? I didn't feel like cooking)
4.  Meatloaf & baby carrots

1.  Purchased roast beef salad with tomato, hard boiled egg, mayo & lettuce
2.  Breakfast wrap from the caf at my work (eggs, bacon, a hashbrown, lettuce & tomato in a whole wheat wrap.  Oh.  Ya.)
3.  Spring mix salad with dried cranberries, unsalted sunflower seats, feta cheese, grape tomatoes and ground flax (no dressing)
4.  'Gourmet' hot dogs (wrapped in a flax seed pita with mustard, swiss cheese & then I added spinach) with veggies 'n dip

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