Pulled Pork Tenderloin by Ellipse Fitness

Pulled Pork Tenderloin by Ellipse Fitness

2 pork tenderloins (flavor of choice) 1 cup pickle juice 2 jalapeño peppers Packet onion soup mix Water 1 can 99% fat free cream of chicken soup Instructions: Place tenderloins in slow cooker. Pour in pickle juice. Add soup mix. Poke each pepper with a knife and drop in. Add water until the tenderloins are covered. Cook all day, or overnight, on high. Drain almost all liquid and remove peppers, […]

CAUTION: Beware of the easy button!

New Year’s Day inevitably brings on many discussions regarding goals, resolutions, and difficulties standing in the way of those achievements.  Most of my clients, friends, and family members are very supportive.  So supportive in fact, they have offered numerous suggestions on how to achieve my goal more easily.  For example, “Don’t run the St. Louis Marathon.  Run Chicago.  It’s so much easier because it is flat.”  This is not unsolicited advice […]

A holiday tip…

The holidays are just about here.  Are you ready for them?  I’m not talking about shopping, wrapping, baking, or decorating.  I’m wondering about your meals. Have you planned them?  How about the meals someone else has planned for you.  Remember you are still in control and responsible for your decisions. Self-sabotage lingers at the edge of each beautifully decorated sugar cookie, on the rim of your holiday cocktails, and in the bottom […]

Italian Meatloaf by Ellipse Fitness

1 1/2lb. extra lean ground turkey 2 TBS fat-free chicken broth, low sodium 1/2cup onions, diced 2 TBS garlic, minced 1/2cup bread crumbs 1/2cup + 2 TBS low-sodium, low-fat marinara sauce 2 TBS fresh basil, chopped 2 TBS Italian parsley, chopped Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Saute onions in the chicken broth. Add garlic; cook 5 minutes more. Remove from heat. In a large bowl, combine onion mixture with ground […]

Beginning again in 2010?

Why wouldn’t you? What do you have to lose? What do you have to gain? What secret desires do you hold deep down inside that you keep there? Why do you keep them there…deep, down inside? Goal setting is so very difficult. We all want to set an attainable goal, right? That’s what all the experts suggest in their talk shows, blogs, and magazine articles. What exactly does that mean? […]

Slow-Roasted Christmas Breakfast Parfait by Ellipse

Cooking spray 1/2 cup black grapes 1/2 cup red grapes 3 TBS Splenda Fat-free Greek yogurt 1/4cup walnuts, chopped honey Preheat oven to 200. Spray a baking sheet. Combine grapes and Splenda in a bowl. Arrange grapes on pan; bake at 200 for 3 hours. Remove from oven and cool. Spoon desired amount of yogurt into bottom of 4 glasses. Top each serving with 1/4 cup grapes, few walnuts and […]