Easy 5 min Chipotle Lime Marinade

I LOVE chipotle flavors! Mexican anything is a go in my book! I used to reach for the Chipotle Grill Mates seasoning packet but the very first ingredient is sugar and the sodium content is CRAZY! A whopping 4,160 mg of sodium in 1 packet! Man my bubble was burst when I first realized that these were not the best option for my high protien grilled chicken breasts! When I began on my weight loss journey there were so many things that I was doing wrong. If only I  knew then what I know now I would have saved myself tons of frustration and to think I almost gave up on myself thinking I would never be fit just because I was a mom! If you are lost on where to start on your journey just fill out the application at the top of this page! Now back to the Mexican food because that is what is important!  To serve my craving, I came up with this and I truly love this marinade! We use it all the time and it hits the spot for me and I think you and your family will love it too!

Enough marinade for 4 large chicken breast or 6-8 thin breasts


  • 1 package of chicken breast
  • 2 Tablespoons of Honey
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Mrs. Dash Southwestern Chipotle seasoning 
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Mrs. Dash Fiesta Lime 
  • 1/2 tablespoon of Siracha 
  • 1 generous teaspoon salt 
  • Juice of 1 lime ( or 2-3 tablespoons or rice wine vinegar)
  • 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil


  1. In a large mixing bowl combine all ingredients except the olive oil, whisk together until combined. 
  2. Once combined whisk in the olive oil until the dressing has become all incorporated
  3. Reserve 2 tablespoons for basting if desired
  4. Add chicken to marinade and let marinade for at least 10 minutes
  5. Grill until no longer Pink basting on the marinade as you grill
  6. ENJOY! 

This chicken is great on its own or used in a burrito bowl especially the next day for lunch

Clean Eating Tortilla Soup

I love soups because they are so comforting and they are an easy way to get in a ton of veggies! This recipe is awesome in the fridge it just gets better with time! This recipe also freezes really well. You can eat this plain but I love all of the topping that is what makes it AMAZING. The inspiration for this dish came from 100 days of real food. I have made some tweaks and I am pretty sure I am famous for this soup now.  

You know that your meal is gonna be great when it starts off with these beautiful colors. What I love about clean eating is how beautiful it is, no one wants to sit down to a plate of brown food, give me the colors and nutrients please! 

This is the portion size I make for my family you could easily half this if you wanted to but we love it so much I always make a double batch because it freezes great and is just gets better as it sits in the fridge. 


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 2 onions 
  • 2 green zucchini
  • 2 cups frozen or fresh corn
  • 3 cloves of garlic (or already minced garlic)
  • 2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder 
  • 1/2 tablespoon siracha sauce
  • Heavy pinch of salt about 1/2 teaspoon
  • 2 14.5 oz cans dice tomatoes
  • 1 8 oz can tomato sauce
  • 2 -3 tablespoons of tomato paste
  • 3 limes 
  • 32 oz ( 1 large box) low sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • Avocado, cilantro cheddar cheese and Greek yogurt, lime wedges for garnish.
  • *optional shredded chicken I usually leave it out but if I have some already shredded it is a nice addition.


  1. Chop the onion, peppers, and zucchini into ½” pieces. Dice the garlic.
  2. Heat the oil over medium heat in a large soup pot. Toss in the onions.
  3. After a couple of minutes add the peppers and zucchini. Add in the cumin, chili powder, heavy pinch of salt and Siracha sauce  the spices and stir the veggies until they start to soften.
  4. Add the frozen corn (no need to defrost) and garlic since these don’t take as long to cook.
  5. Add the tomato paste, stir well and cook for 1 minute 
  6. add the diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and chicken stock.  
  7. Bring to a boil then turn down to low. Simmer for a few minutes or until you are ready to eat.
  8. Right before serving squeeze the juice of 2 limes and stir well.
  9. Ladle into bowls, top with garnishes, and enjoy!

I also love to serve this with tortilla chips as a treat, make sure to enjoy in moderation. 

1 Green Container = 1 green 1/2 purple 1 tsp. this is for the soup only count garnishes as needed.