Skinny Mango Peach Blueberry Cobbler ♥

So….It’s been a while!

I have been incredibly busy helping the roommates move out and making
our house
our home.

After the moving session last Saturday, Matt decided he would put together the kitchenette table I bought from Amazon that came in 3 very large boxes.

I was so happy to have him tackle that project because it gave me anxiety just looking at it!

After he was almost done he asked me how many tables I had bought.

One. Duh.

Well apparently Amazon decided to ship me 3 table and chair sets, rather than just one. So I had to go through that fiasco to get those back to them.

But now, I am super pleased with the end result.  Especially having taken a huge risk buying online.

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I absolutely love this table! It’s totally affordable at $142 and it is perfect for our little space.
Here are the details if you are interested!

My friend & coworker gave me a mango from her tree in her yard this week. Last time she did this, I devoured the damn thing before I could make a dessert out of it!

This time, I told myself I would do something a bit more creative.

Voila…enter Skinny Mango Peach Blueberry Cobbler.

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To be honest, I kind of threw it together. That’s my style usually. I like to experiment.

I received a two thumbs up from Matt. So I guess it’s another winner for the recipe book!

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Did you try the cobbler? Let me know what you think in the comments below!!

xoxo, Robyn ♥

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Skinny Mango Peach Blueberry Cobbler

Ingredients:

Filling:
1 Mango – peeled and cubed2 Peaches – cubed
1 cup blueberries
4 tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp whole wheat flour
1/4 cup agave nectar

Crumble Topping:
1 cup Old Fashioned Oats
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/3 cup white sugar
3/4 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 cup butter, melted

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 375º F.
2. In a non-greased cast iron skillet at all ingredients for the filling a mix well until fruit is completely coated.
3. Combine all ingredients for the crumble topping in a bowl and mix well.
4. Top the filling mixture with the topping mixture.
5. Bake for approximately 40 minutes.
6. Top with low-fat whipped cream or low-fat ice cream. Enjoy!

My Start of #HBG ♥ by Alexa Jean Fitness

Over vacation I went to a doctor’s appointment. Yeah….I absolutely hated that number on the scale. And of course at the time, all of the comments my fiancé has said about laying off the champagne & working out have finally come to light. I need to chill out & really focus on my health more.

I was doing so well. Cardio in the morning before work, HIIT workout during lunch with my coworker Desiree, and healthy eating! I could see it all the success of my hard work…and then my Desiree moved away 😦 and I took vacation.

It’s so nice to think that I had some time off to do whatever I want! Until my body packed on the pounds and my pockets were empty from all my vacation shopping sprees. Don’t worry! Lots of wedding planning and decorating for future posts!

So, I decided to give the 12-Week Healthy Body Guide by Alexa Jean Fitness a try.

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I first discovered Alexa Jean on Instagram about 1-2 years ago & have followed her ever since. I absolutely adore her!

She is a realistic & humble woman who is so inspirational ❤

You can view her blog here!

So yesterday, I decided I am starting this!

I finished off with my Sunday night with those dreaded progress photo & measurements. And no…I won’t share those with you now! It’ll have to be a surprise for my progress once I have accomplished some of the workouts!

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Today I started my workout with the elliptical at lunch for 20 minutes followed by  one of my Shrimp Feta Cobb Mason Jar Salads!

This salad was so delicious and filled with color – I just had to take a picture!

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If you missed my previous post about my meal prep for this week,
you can find this salad recipe here!

I also was introduced to the best cup ever by one of my dear friends! I now have a CORKCICLE.

It works just like a YETI but has different colors and a more sleek look I absolutely LOVE <3!
So this baby got me drinking my daily 64 oz of cold water – and here in FL right now, that is an must have!

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Once I arrived home from work, I proceeded to get started with Day 1 – Healthy Body Guide Leg & Glute Day!

Alexa provides you with a HIIT circuit of plyometric and stationary exercises that you perform 4x through with 1 minute rest between. Each day there is a different body part focus which I love because it constantly keeps your body challenged! ❤

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Talk about a workout? Heck yeah it is! I was totally fatigued and could make it only 3x through. My goal for next time is to make it 4x through and probably do it first thing in the morning while fasted.

Interested in purchasing Alexa’s 12-week Healthy Body Guide?
Click here to access all of her guides

What workout guide/plan have you been working on? Like what you see from Alexa Jean?
Let me know in the comments below!

Have a great evening lovelies!

xoxo, Robyn ❤

Meal Prep ♥ Week One ♥ Mason Jar Salads

Okay, vacation is over. Time to get back to work tomorrow. Boo.

Although, I do love my job – it was nice to get away for a bit!

So to start the week out, I decided to try Mason Jar Salads for a quick lunch during the week.

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I did a bit of research and found a site called Organize Yourself Skinny! Love this site!
She has a specific post that goes into detail on how to layer your mason jar salad and even provides some recipes that I ended up trying.
You can find her post here called The Ultimate Mason Jar Salad Tutorial.

As I get used to this meal prep process, I hope to create my own recipes to post here just for you all too!

Anywho, the first recipe I used was from Organize Yourself Skinny which is her Greek Salad recipe. I changed some of the ingredients to what I preferred from the store.  However, this was definitely a basic recipe with only a few ingredients. I put my change in ingredient below the recipe original:

  • 5 quart size wide mouth mason jars
  • 10 tablespoons Newmans Own Olive Oil and Vinegar Dressing
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 cup pitted greek olives, sliced or chopped
  • ¾ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 cups chopped or shredded rotisserie chicken
    • I used 1lb Publix Chicken Tenderloins cooked
  • 5 cups chopped romaine lettuce
    • I mixed romaine and spinach lettuce

I layered the ingredients in the mason jars as listed & here you go folks! A delicious salad that I am so ready to have for the week!

Now for the next salad.

Shrimp Feta Cobb Mason Jar Salad.

Yep. It had me at Shrimp & Feta.

I found the link to this delicious salad from Organize Yourself Skinny, but the original recipe came from Savoring the Thyme.

Let me just say, the ingredients to this salad are absolutely delish! I used the same dressing as the previous recipe, but kept all the original ingredients (minus the onions – because Matty does not like onions).

  • 5 large quart mason jars
  • 10 tablespoons of your dressing of choice
  • 8 grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped (held – this is a Matty no no)
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 2 large avocados, chopped
  • 3/4 cup of chopped reduced-fat feta
  • 5 boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 lb cooked shrimp, peeled & deveined
  • 10 slices of cooked bacon, chopped
  • 5 cups of romaine lettuce and baby spinach

Layer all the ingredients in the mason jar as listed. And you a have quite the salad!

Now I have to add, I will probably shake the salad and pour it out into a bowl. It just seems too packed in the mason jar to eat and get all the flavors.

However, love the fact that all the ingredients are in one container….ready to go!

I hope this helps you to jump start your meal prep too!

Do you have  any meal prepping suggestions? Did you try the recipes? Let me know how you liked them below!

Have a great week guys!

xoxo, Robyn ❤