Apple Pie Smoothie

Healthy Snack Recipes, Recipes

1 cup coconut milk (or an unsweetened nut milk) ½ cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt ½ cup apple sauce, unsweetened 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (preferably vegan like Garden of Life) 1 pinch cinnamon, ground 1 pinch nutmeg, ground 1 cup ice cubes Blend and Enjoy!! Taken and tweaked from Jillian Michaels’ app.

“Cheezy” Kale Chips

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1 cup raw cashews 2 bunches green or red curly kale 1/3 cup unsweetened soymilk, almond milk or rice milk, or water 1 cup chopped roasted red peppers ¼ cup nutritional yeast 3 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp. onion granules Juice of ½  lemon (about 1 Tbsp. juice) ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt Soak cashews in … Read More

PB & J Bites

Healthy Snack Recipes, Recipes

1 ¼ cups rolled oats 1 ¼ cup dried currants ½ cup no-salt added unsweetened peanut butter or almond butter 2 Tbsp. pure vanilla extract ½ tsp. ground cinnamon Place oats, currants, peanut butter, vanilla and cinnamon in a food processor and process until smooth and sticking together. Drizzle in 2 to 3 tablespoons hot … Read More

Homemade Hummus

Healthy Snack Recipes, Recipes

2 cans (15-ounce) chickpeas, one drained and one liquid ½ cup raw sesame seeds 1 Tbsp. olive oil ¼ cup lemon juice 1 tsp. cumin Salt Place all ingredients except salt in your Vitamix (or comparable blender like the Nutribullet). Select Frozen Dessert program if your machine has one or just blend until you reach … Read More

Almond Butter Delight

Healthy Snack Recipes, Recipes

1 cup nonfat ricotta cheese 1 tsp. vanilla extract ½ tsp. ground cinnamon 1 ½ Tbsps. honey ¼ cup almond butter (without added salt) Combine all ingredients in a blender container and puree until smooth. Chill in refrigerator until ready to use. Spread atop whole wheat crackers like Ak-Mak, brown rice thins or celery. Taken … Read More

Homemade Gluten-free Trail Bars

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1 cup almond butter 1 cup brown rice syrup or honey ¾ cup chopped walnuts 1 cup dried cherries 1 2/3 cups puffed millet 1 2/3 cups puffed rice ¼ cup pumpkin seeds ¼ cup sunflower seeds 1/3 cup quinoa flakes Canola oil Lightly coat a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with canola oil. Combine … Read More

Individual Turkey Roll-Ups

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2 slices of turkey 1 Tbsp. hummus (of your choice) 1/3 red bell pepper sliced thin 1/3 yellow bell pepper sliced thin 1/3 cucumber sliced thin Spread hummus evenly over both slices of turkey and top each with ½ the bell peppers and cucumber. Roll them up and enjoy!

Kid Friendly BBQ Beef

Healthy Dinner Recipes, Recipes

1 1/2 pounds beef brisket (or other lean cut) boneless 1 cup BBQ sauce 1 white onion, sliced Combine all ingredients in crockpot and cook on Low for 7-8 hours. Before serving shred the meat by using two folks in opposing fashion across the grain of meat. Serve on whole-grain buns, bread or tortillas with … Read More

Slow Cooker Mushroom Chicken and Vegetables

Healthy Dinner Recipes, Recipes

Four boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 small white onion, sliced 6 raw carrots, peeled and chopped 6 red potatoes, chopped 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp. black pepper 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 can organic cream of mushroom soup (like Amy’s or if you’re diary-free try Imagine) Place chicken breasts in … Read More