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Episode 11: What's in Our Lunch
Alane Boyd and Stephanie Zarling
It’s “What’s in Our Lunch”! On Tuesday’s, Alane Boyd, host of Cooking with My Friends and CEO of BurgerFit, and Stephanie Zarling, Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach and Marketing Director of BurgerFit, share what is in their lunches to give you quick, healthy ideas for your own meals. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get other healthy eating tips and lunch ideas!
That’s going to be an extremely filling lunch! – Alane
Watch the "What's in Our Lunch" Video
Get the Recipes
- 1 avocado, mashed
- 1 cup chicken
- 1 cup spinach greens
- 1/8 cup red onion, diced
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp pepper
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp cumin
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1 pinch of crushed red pepper flakes
- Mash the avocado and add the seasonings and lemon to it.
- Dice the chicken and red onion.
- Add the avocado, chicken and red onion to the greens.
- Sprinkle with crushed red pepper flakes
Bacon Veggie Salad:
- 1/2 package bacon, chopped
- 2 bags of frozen cauliflower rice
- 1 bag of frozen broccoli
- salt and pepper to taste
- garlic powder to taste
- Cook chopped bacon until crispy
- Pour bacon grease into medium pot, add cauliflower rice and broccoli. Cook on medium heat. Stirring frequently until vegetables are hot.
- Add salt, pepper, and garlic and stir until well blended.
- Stir in bacon.
- Put over salad greens and your favorite salad dressing.
Meet Our Hosts
Alane has kept her 40 lb weight loss off since 2013, and created BurgerFit and Cooking with My Friends as a way to get her family eating better. Her health journey started in 2012 after being diagnosed with high blood pressure and obesity. Frustrated and determined, Alane decided to make small, sustainable changes in her diet so that it would be maintainable for a lifetime. Now Alane maintains a healthy weight range and has incorporated quick and easy recipes that keep her picky family members eating better!
Pursuing a lifelong passion of health and wellness, Stephanie Zarling, FMCHC, became a Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach in February 2020. She is currently the Marketing Director for BurgerFit and enjoys incorporating her knowledge of health and nutrition into her everyday work.
How We Met
Oh man, I could go on for days about how amazing Stephanie is! I met Stephanie when she was working at a local restaurant that my husband and I eat lunch at often. She was always so friendly and took the time to remember our names and chat with us when we would come in. Eventually we hired her for our businesses, and she joined the BurgerFit team. She is working on getting her holistic health coaching certification (March 2020) so obviously loves cooking healthy and is also a singer and guitarist. She really can do it all! We love sharing healthy recipes with each other and trying each other’s lunches. It was a natural fit for us to host this show together.