1. Indonesian Glazed Chicken & Shrimp

    Full of flavor, protein, AND under 300 calories a serving, this dish is a must from Lake Austin Spa’s Fresh Cookbook: Ingredients: 1/2 cup sherry 1/4 cup brewed tea 1/4 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons light soy sauce 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 three ounce boneless, skinless, all-natural chicken breasts 1.5 tablespoons olive oil 3/4 cup sliced red bell pepper 4 green onions -sliced 12 medium uncooked shrimp (peeled and deveined) 2 tablespoons sliced almonds 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro Instructions: Combine sherry, tea, pineapple juice, soy…

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  2. Organize your Boots

    If you haven’t swapped out your sandals and ballet flats for boots and booties, it is time to get your priorities in order! It is officially Fall and chilly, so there is no sense in freezing those toes (and for you warmer states, it is time to pretend it is chilly and be on trend!) One issue I always find when organizing my boots each season is that after being stowed away all spring and summer, they have become mis-shaped or smooshed in the toes and totally flopped over in the leg. When I start organizing them in my closet, the whole thing…

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  3. Simply Elegant Bar Cart

    I have had my eye on a bar cart, so when I one of the FHH’s friends said he had one to spare, I jumped at the opportunity! What I love about Bar Carts? They are a really chic way to display your decanters, wine buckets, pretty vases filled with flowers, and any of your fancy  stemware ie. wine glasses & champagne flutes. A lot of people tend to hide their beautiful Crystal stemware or vases in closets or closed cabinets saving them for “special occasions”, so a bar cart is the perfect place to 1. Show them off to guests and 2….

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  4. Organize your kitchen drawers

    How frustrating is it mid-cooking when you need a spatula… your hands are covered in food… and while searching through your kitchen drawers, you manage to smear your dirty hands all over numerous clean utensils… All this mess just to grab that one spatula right in the nick of time before your recipe begins to burn! I decided I needed a dose of the FH treatment – TIME TO GET ORGANIZED, so I hiked on over to the Container Store and got some of the necessary drawer organizers so I could put this issue to rest. Interested in doing the same? Make sure…

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  5. Pregnancy Health & Fitness 101

    Written by Guest Nutritionist Casey Simmons: Hi ladies! I am so excited to be here again with the Fashionable Hostess and all of her readers to share some more insight.  I hope you’ve had a chance to work in those weights and/or try a kickboxing class out from my last post! If you leave the gym still looking cute, you didn’t work hard enough; sweating is good, embrace it! And make sure you keep snacking on those raw nuts and seeds, you and I both know how delicious they are! So did any of you recently find out you are now…

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