Orange Salad

Orange Salad

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in Dinner | 0 comments

  Ingredients 5  or more large oranges, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch thick rounds 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 1/4 cup minced tarragon leaves 1/2 cup chopped picholine olives 1/4 cup olive oil Salt to taste Directions Toss all ingredients together, season as needed, and serve immediately. Nutrition score per serving calories  264 fat 15 g, carbs 4.3 g protein 4 g...

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Chicken and avocado salad

Chicken and avocado salad

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in Dinner | 0 comments

          Ingredients 3 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast 2 tablespoons barbecue sauce, divided 2 slices turkey bacon, chopped 1 1/2 cups chopped romaine lettuce 1 hardboiled egg white, chopped 1/4 cup chopped grape tomatoes 1/4  or more of avocado, chopped Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Brush chicken with 1 tablespoon barbecue sauce and place in small baking dish sprayed with nonstick spray. Bake for 25 minutes or until chicken...

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Healthy easy pickles

Healthy easy pickles

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in Snacks | 0 comments

Ingredients 1 1/4 pounds pickling cucumbers, trimmed and cut into 1/4-inch slices 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 cup cider vinegar 1 cup white vinegar 1 cup light brown sugar 1 cup slivered onion 2 cloves garlic, slivered 1 teaspoon dill seed 1 teaspoon mustard seed Instructions Place cucumber slices in a colander set in the sink. Sprinkle with salt; stir to combine. Let stand for 20 minutes. Rinse, drain and transfer to a large heatproof bowl. Meanwhile, combine cider vinegar,...

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Healthy Chicken bowl

Healthy Chicken bowl

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in Lunch | 0 comments

Ingredients 1 tablespoon finely chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oi
l 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups cooked quinoa 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce 1 cup of beans, rinsed 1 ripe avocado, diced 1/4 cup prepared pico de gallo or other salsa (your choice) 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar or white cheese (your choice) Preparation Preheat grill to medium-high or...

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Healthy Beef Steak with Brown Rice and vegetables

Healthy Beef Steak with Brown Rice and vegetables

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in Lunch | 0 comments

Ingredients 2 1/2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger 1 tablespoon finely minced garlic, mashed into a paste 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 (1-pound) sirloin steak, trimmed Cooking spray 1 (8.8-ounce) package precooked brown rice (such as Uncle Ben’s) 4 green onions, thinly sliced 1 1/2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil Instructions Combine soy sauce, ginger, garlic paste, and pepper in a...

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Protein chocolate chips

Protein chocolate chips

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in Snacks | 0 comments

Ingredients 1/2 cup natural peanut butter (or almond butter or nut-free alternative) 1/2 cup pumpkin puree or canned pumpkin 1/4 cup honey or agave 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 3/4 cup of protein powder 1 cup quick oats 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips Directions In a large bowl, mix together peanut butter, pumpkin, honey, and pumpkin pie spice. Stir in protein powder, oats, and chocolate chips. Stir in protein powder, oats, and chocolate chips, dough will be sticky....

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