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January 24, 2019 61 Comments
Hello, everyone! I'm so sorry this blog post is a little later than planned, this month has been so busy! We hope you all had great holidays and that your January is off to an awesome start.🙂
I, (and I know I'm not alone), have really wanted to focus on health this year. Of course, the whole "New Year's Resolution" thing. There are a lot of ways to get healthier but as a busy mama of four kids, I don't have the time to go to the gym regularly so what I can control and what I can do better at is healthy eating. Have you noticed that when you've had even a few days, of healthy eating, you feel so much more energized? But then... kids are hungry, you didn't get much sleep, and Chick-Fil-A is right around the block... It all goes out the window! Haha. We have all been there. So I'm here to help as much as I can. I'm NO expert, obviously. But I do have a passion for cooking healthy, my husband is a fitness guru and finding recipes that aren't horrible for my family, but still taste yummy is a hobby of mine! You don't want to be known as the "bland mom", right? So here's a few ideas for you all and I hope you give them a try because these are Tried And True in my home!👍
First up, what I'd recommend is meal prepping. Sounds daunting but this recipe is one that I make at least once a week and it is DELICIOUS, it tastes fresh even for a few days.
Grilled Chicken & Veggie Rice Bowl
- 4 Chicken Breasts, cut into cubes
- 1 Tbls. Sesame Oil
- 1 Tsp. Onion Powder
- Salt/Pepper to taste
Cube chicken, and cook in sesame oil on cast iron grill or pan, with onion powder, salt/pepper. Cook through. Set aside.
- 1 Tsp. Coconut Oil
-2 Heads Broccoli Florets
- 3 Whole Carrots, sliced
- 3/4 lb. Fresh Green Beans, trimmed
- 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
- 2 C. Bean Sprouts (optional)
- 1/2 Tsp. Onion Powder
- Pinch Red Pepper Flakes (optional)
- Coconut Aminos
Start with the coconut oil, and saute carrots and green beans first. Cook until tender but still have a crunch. Add broccoli, bean sprouts, garlic, and seasoning and cook together for a few minutes, covered, until broccoli is tender. *You can add a little water to steam veggies if needed.*
Serve over rice. I like to use Basmati rice, but you can do whatever you like. Even some rice noodles are yummy! You can top this with soy sauce or eat it plain, but I discovered coconut aminos and I am HOOKED! I will link you here to the one I buy: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B019QR8MQQ/ref=mp_s_a_1_2_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1547850414&sr=8-2-spons&keywords=coconut+aminos&psc=1
I will make this recipe on a Monday and my husband and I eat it for lunch or dinner throughout the week. If you're wondering about portion size, a good rule of thumb is this; Your protein should be about the size of your fist. So in mine I do about 1/2 C. cooked rice, about 4 oz. chicken, and I load on the veggies. SO YUMMY!!!
Healthy Banana Bread *Gluten Free!*
This one has become a total staple in our house with ingredients you probably already have!
- 3 Ripe Bananas
- 2 C. Regular Rolled Oats
- 2 Eggs
- 1/3 C. Maple Syrup OR Honey
- 1/2 Tsp. Cinnamon
- 1 Tsp. Baking Soda
- 1/4 Tsp. Salt
This is where it gets tough... You put all ingredients in a blender and mix well. Bam! I blend ours for about 1-2 minutes, then it makes the eggs a little frothy and makes for a lighter bread. Bake in a loaf pan at 350 for about 35-40 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. (I do sprinkle a little brown sugar on the top but you certainly don't need to.)
My kids gobble this right up and I don't even care because I know what is in it and it's all good stuff!
For anyone who is into protein shakes, I thought I'd just give you make go-to shake recipe. It's a meal replacement for me and I make it the exact same every time, but it's delicious!
- 1/2 C. Almond Milk (or water)
- 1 Tbls. Natural Peanut Butter (I use Adam's Chunky PB)
- 1/4 Frozen Banana (I buy a bunch of bananas, peel them and cut into fourths and store in the fridge in a Ziplock.)
- 1 Scoop Chocolate or Vanilla Protein Powder (Link to the one I use here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B019QR8MQQ/ref=mp_s_a_1_2_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1547850414&sr=8-2-spons&keywords=coconut+aminos&psc=1
- 1 Tsp. Chia Seeds (optional)
- 1 Tbls. Ground Flax Seed (optional)
- Add a little ice and blend until smooth
I hope these recipes give you a little inspo to stay on track or at least have some ideas up your sleeve. Let's do this together and get SIP HEALTHY! 💪
Jessie, Blogger for SIP
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