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Fruity Protein Bars

A trick for making all my protein bars is to always use at least 1 ripe banana in the mixture -- it helps keep the protein bar moist and prevents it from crumbling!ingredients:1 ripe banana1 1/2 cups oats1 tbsp flaxseed3 scoops protein powder (any flavor ) i used graham cracker1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp cinnamon1 tsp vanilla extract1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce1/3 cup olive oil1/2 cup coconut flakes1/2 cup chopped cherries (I used frozen)1/4 cup blueberries (i used frozen) 

Vanilla Protein Brownies

Quick and healthy treat...also gluten free!Ingredients:2 small ripe bananas3 tbsp flax seed2 tbsp stevia1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp baking powder2 scoops protein powder (any flavor) i used Graham Cracker **If you want a true brownie flavor- opt for chocolate1/2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder1 tsp vanilla extractOptional: 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips1/2 cup coconut flakes Directions:1. preheat oven to 350*2. Mix all ingredients together3. Bake for 10-12 minutes

German Chocolate Fudge Bites

Thanks to my client, Kelsey, I have a new recipe for when you're craving something sweet but still trying to keep it it is super easy!! **They literally taste like chocolate fudge** Ingredients:1 cup pitted dates-- I used sunmaid brand1/2 tsp vanilla extract1/2 tsp salt2 tbsp cocoa powder2 tbsp shredded coconut1/2 cup raw unsalted pecans Directions:1. Blend all ingredients together in a food processor.2. Roll into mini balls.3. Made about 8-10 balls.  

Whole Wheat Pasta with Ground Turkey

Ingredients:1lb lean ground turkey1/2 chopped sweet onion1 cup chopped mushrooms1 box whole wheat pastajar of pasta sauce Directions:1. On stove sautee onions, mushrooms & ground turkey.2. Cook pasta according to directions on box.3. Once turkey is fully cooked and pasta is cooked, Mix together in a bowl and add pasta sauce. 4. Serve with a salad.

Banana Apple & Cranberry Muffins

 ingredients:1 cup whole wheat flour1/2 cup stevia or sugar

Butternut Squash & Spinach

 Ingredients:Butternut Squash--chopped into 1inch sqaures (you can now buy them pre-cut if your short on time)1 cup spinach

Spinach & Mushroom Quiche

 ingredients:9-inch graham cracker crust1/4 cup chopped sweet onion

Breakfast Pizza

Ingredients:Whole wheat pizza doughfresh salsaspinachmushroomslow-fat mozzerella cheese2 eggsnon-fat milkbacon--turkey or regular (I used natures promise hickory smoked bacon) Directions:1. Preheat oven according to directions on package2. Spread the fresh salsa onto dough.3. Add chopped spinach and mushrooms.4. Top with shredded low-fat mozzerella cheese5. Cook eggs on stove.--> I scrambled 2 eggs with a little bit of non-fat milk.

Whole Wheat Pasta Salad

Ingredients:1/2  box whole wheat pasta3 cups diced green peppers2 cups cabbage3 cups baby spinach2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered1/2 bottle of italian vinagrette dressing Directions:Cook pasta according to directions on box.Once pasta is cooked mix all ingredients together and chill in fridge.  

Roasted Red Potatoes

Ingredients:3 medium red potatosgarlic powderblack pepper Directions:1. Preheat oven to 400*2. Cut potatoes into wedges.3. Spray baking pan with olive oil spray.4. Put potatoes on pan and sprinkle with seasonings. I also spray another coat of olive oil spray on top of potatoes.5. Bake for about 30 minutes. Flipping potatoes every 10 minutes. 
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