Saturday, March 29, 2014

Clean High Protein Packed Meals Part 2!





Hi Again Friends, 
Here is another list of quick, clean eating, high protein meals. I love each of these recipes because they are so simple and easily adaptable. Feel free to adjust to your own tastes. 
More to come!






T.urkey B.acon A.vocado Salad                    Directions: Layer all
6 oz turkey breast                                          ingredients together. Enjoy
2 slices of bacon
1/2 avo, sliced
2 cup romaine lettuce
4 grape tomatoes, chopped
338 cals * 11 cabs* 19g fat *33g protein* 7g fiber







Cranberry Oat Protein Bars                 Directions: Blend all ingredients
1 3/4 cup old fashioned oats                    together. Press into a parchment lined
1 scoop protein powder of choice           7x11 pan. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours.
1 cup of dried cranberries                        Cut into 8 bars. Enjoy.
1/2 cup PB2 Powder                                Keep refrigerated.
4tbs flax seed
1/2 cup greek yogurt, plain
per bar 154 cals * 25 carbs *3g fat *9g protein * 4g fiber






Quinoa Turkey Healthy Stir Fry       Directions: In a medium
1/4 cup quinoa, cooked                        skillet, on medium high heat
4 oz turkey breast, diced                      quickly scramble egg whites.
1/2 cup sugar snap peas                       Add in the rest of the ingred.
3tbs egg whites                                    and stir together until heated
1 medium carrot, chopped                  through. Enjoy.
2tsp garlic powder
1tbs soy sauce
358 cals *47 carbs* 3g fat * 38g protein * 6g fiber



PB2 Chocolate Chip Protein Cake        Directions: In a microwavable mug,
3 tbs egg whites                                    thoroughly mix all ingredients together.
1/4 cup oats (ground)                            Microwave for about 1min 20 sec, until
1 truvia packet                                      cake is cooked through. Eat out of the
1 tsp brown sugar                                  mug or plate it and enjoy!
1/2 tsp vanilla
1  tbs pb2
1 tbs semi-sweet chips
*banana optional *1/2 scoop protein powder of choice optional
210 cal *34 carbs * 6g fat *12g protein* 3g fiber w/o protein powder
265 cal *35 carbs* 7g fat * 24g protein* 3g fiber w/ protein powder



Interested in more? Find the first list {Here}

All nutritional information provided is for reference purposes only. 
Nutritional value may very based on the ingredients used.




Sunday, March 16, 2014

Protein Cinnamon Swirl Bars





I love Jamie Eason recipes. 
They are made with simple natural ingredients, 
very adaptable to your personal taste, and of course, delicious. 


These bars are one of them. 


This is truly a dish one may easily devour half of without even thinking.
 Be warned. 


These bars are a perfect after treat to enjoy with some coffee or tea.

These will also make your house smell like cinnamon bliss. 
Not a bad thing at all. 


I did adapt the recipe to the ingredients I had on hand, (you can find the original recipe here), and these are definitely something I plan to keep stocked in my freezer when in need of a sweet treat.

Ingredients:
Swirl mixture: 
 1/4  cup truvia ( or 1/4 cup sugar or sugar sweetener of choice)
 2 tsp cinnamon
Batter
1 1/2 cups oat flour
2 scoops protein powder ( I used this one)
1 tbs baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
6-7pks truvia  ( 1/4 cup sugar or sugar sweetener of choice)
2 egg whites
1 cup almond milk
1/3 cup applesauce, unsweetened.

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray and 8x8 baking dish with non-stick spray.
Mix ingredients for swirl mixture together and set aside.
In a large bowl, mix together all the dry ingredients first, then fold in the wet until  all the ingredients are blended well together.

Pour approx. 1/4 batter into the prepared baking dish.
Lightly coat that layer with 1/2 the swirl mixture.
Then pour the rest of the batter mixture on top of that,
and then rest of the swirl mixture on top of that layer.

Gently poke a knife into the poured layers and draw swirls throughout it, creating a marble affect.

Bake for 25-30 min, until a knife comes out clean.
*About 20 min in, I covered the dish with some aluminum foil to keep the top  from burning.

Let cool for 10 min,

ENJOY!






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