Author Archives: Amy Clevenger

Full Name: Website: http://fitfunandfantastic.com/
Info: Amy Clevenger is a Los Angeles-based food blogger. In 2013, she started her popular Instagram account @FantasticallyFit to help keep her accountable in her journey to better health. Clevenger’s brand has since expanded to include Fantastically-Fit.com and the popular e-recipe book series, Healthy Eats. Clevenger’s passion for healthy eating and cooking began while she was pursuing her master’s degree in counseling and guidance from Cal Lutheran University. Her work with families helped her to realize that living a healthy, happy life starts in the kitchen. She believes clean eating doesn’t have to mean giving up on great taste. Today, Clevenger is married to her college sweetheart and lives in Los Angeles with her three cats, Kailani, Confettu and Harley.
Berry-Glazed Baked Salmon Filets

Berry-Glazed Baked Salmon Filets

Salmon is an excellent way to increase your intake of omega-3 essential fatty acids—a must for heart health, according to the American Heart Association. Fish dishes at least twice weekly is the recommended amount. So how do you keep from getting bor ...
Quinoa Tabbouleh With Chickpeas & Kale

Quinoa Tabbouleh With Chickpeas & Kale

Party season is back, which means you need fresh recipes, whether you’re hosting or toting along a homemade creation to share at a picnic or potluck. In lieu of the usual mayo-coated coleslaws, creamy dips and snooze-worthy salads, toss together some ...
Agave-Dijon Mustard Chicken

Agave-Dijon Mustard Chicken

What’s the simplest, yet most-satisfying dinner you can whip up on the fly? You guessed it: chicken. Though the kid in you may instinctively dream up the days of chicken fingers, this recipe puts a twist on tradition. Instead of a basket of fried ten ...
Grilled Southwest-Style Turkey Burgers

Grilled Southwest-Style Turkey Burgers

Planning a fiesta this week? Think outside the taco shell and grill up a batch of these tasty turkey burgers, flavored with salsa, cilantro and cojita cheese and topped with spicy chipotle mayo for a south-of-the-border celebration on a bun. Besides ...
Fiesta Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Fiesta Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Friends you haven’t seen in ages want to meet up to swap stories and crack jokes. You could do brunch at that little bistro downtown. But why battle a 45-minute wait? When a good breakfast spot is busy, you can’t carry a conversation, anyway. You’re ...
Chocolate Black Bean Truffle Cookies

Chocolate Black Bean Truffle Cookies

You expect to see them in a simmering pot of stew, a bulky burrito or a spicy rice dish. But black beans in your dessert? It’s a foreign – even shocking – concept. Don’t let dinner visions sway you from trying these rich, decadent, bean-based truffle ...
Raspberry-Lemon Oat Bran Breakfast

Raspberry-Lemon Oat Bran Breakfast

If you’re planning a pot of oatmeal for breakfast, pause to consider this. Your usual rolled oats provide plenty of fiber, protein, B vitamins and iron. But if you swap in oat bran, you’ll get even more of each – plus fewer fat grams – per serving. C ...