Lifestyle

Since summer is around the corner, this means it is time to start getting myself in the gym & working on that summer bod. But you know there are just some days where you want to stuff your mouth in all the junk food you can see.

Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast being one of the most important meals, I have found myself more energized with these healthier choices to eat throughout the day.

 

  1. Fruit & Yogurt Parfait

images.jpgThis is one of the easiest and healthiest breakfasts out there. Plus, it can be made with any toppings you’d like!

Ingredients:

1 cup vanilla nonfat yogurt

1 cup of fresh fruit or frozen strawberries in juice

1 cup of granola

 

2. Waffle PBJ

Waffle_0.pngThis breakfast sandwich is great for when your on the go. Toast 1 whole-grain toaster waffle. Then spread 2 tablespoons of peanut butter  & jelly onto the waffle. Then lastly, top it off with a layer 3-6 strawberry slices on top of the traditional jelly.

Ingredients:

Whole-grain waffle

Peanut Butter

Strawberry or traditional Jelly

Fresh fruit of your choice

 

3. Egg White, Avocado, and Spinach Super-food breakfast Sandwich 698fdecf83cc4e597d6269f5b5cca433 (1).jpg

This only takes about 10 minutes to make and is well worth it!

Ingredients:

1 thin bagel toasted

2 egg whites

1 large slice of fresh tomato

4 spinach leaves

1/2 (2 tablespoons) of Avocado

Mustard

1 teaspoon of reduce-fat butter

 

Simple, Easy, & Healthy Lunch Recipes

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Quinoa has been my new obsession lately, this is one of my favorite recipes that I found on Pinterest! This recipe is Vegetarian & Gluten Free!

Refreshing made with honey lime & fresh fruit!

1. Quinoa Fruit Salad

Ingredients:

1 tbsp Basil

1 cup Blackberries

1 cup Blueberries

1 Mango

1 1/2 cup strawberries

1/4 cup Honey

2 tbsp Lime Juice

1 cup Quinoa

 

 

 

2. Chicken Taco Grilled Wrap With Hummus

Ingredients:

Tortillas (6-8) 5f1e5df2973dd5fc84de7a5bb0c42f64.jpg

3 Grilled Chicken breasts, seasoned with taco seasoning

Pacific Roasted Garlic Hummus

2 Avocados Sliced

Lettuce

2 Tomatoes diced

Instructions:

  1.  Spread a good amount of Hummus over one half of the tortilla shell
  2. Add lettuce over the Pacific Hummus
  3. Add Chicken, avocado, and tomatoes
  4. wrap the tortilla up tightly and grill on a pan
  5. Let the wrap sit on each side for 3-5 minutes
  6. enjoy!

 

3. Southwest Pasta Salad with Chipotle-Lime Greek Yogurt Dressing54be2b7c465ec88c98cf7382a0680746.jpg

Ingredients:

1 Avocado

1 can of Black Beans

1/4 cup of Cilantro

1/8 tsp Garlic Powder

1/4 cup of green onion

1/8 tsp onion powder

1/2 tsp Oregano, dried

2 Roma Tomatoes

1 cup sweet corn, organic

1/3 cup black olives

1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce

2 tsp honey

1 tbsp Lime Juice, fresh

1 package of Quinoa pasta & Ancient harvest red lentil

1 tsp Chili powder

1/8 tsp paprika

1 salt and pepper

1/2 tsp Cumin

3/4 cup Greek yogurt, nonfat plain