Happy Hump Day! A Few Recipes to Get you Through the Week!

Hey Everyone!! Since I missed last Foodie Friday, I figured I’d share with you some recipes to help you make it through the rest of the week as it is ONLY wednesday ;( Anyways, look out for more recipes coming to ya on Friday and be sure to keep updated on my instagram account @Eatrunandallinbetween 🙂 I’m ALMOST at 400 followers and it would be AWESOME if I could get there by then end of April! Thank you for all your support, you all keep me so motivated!

I’ll start with some BREAKFAST recipes…

EVEN more IMPROVED Choco-Nana-Oats Protein Pancakes:

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Ingredients:
~2 egg whites
~1/2 cup of Plain Chobani
~1 Mashed Banana (Mine weren’t very soft, so I warmed it up in the micro and then mashed it!)
~1/2 scoop of chocolate whey protein
~dash of cinnamon
~1 tsp. of vanilla extract
~2 tbsp. of rolled oats
~1 tbsp. of unsweetened vanilla almond milk
~1 tbsp of chia seeds

For the Toppings:
~2-3 tbsp. of frozen blueberries (warmed up in the microwave)
~cinnamon
~sliced almonds
~2 tbsp of vanilla chobani

~Using coconut oil, pour onto pan and cook like normal pancakes! Enjoy!!

Coco-nana Green Smoothie:

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Ingredients:
~3 ice cubes
~1 banana
~handful of spinach
~1 tbsp of chia seeds
~5 crushed almonds
~Coconut Water (I didn’t measure, BUT I basically filled my magic bullet up ALMOST to the top)
~Filled the rest of the bullet (just about 1/4) with Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
~1 large spoonful of plain chobani
~I forgot to add protein!! BUT, definitely add it if you have some!

And LUNCH for the week…

Homemade Tzatziki With Chicken:

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Ingredients:
~1/2 – 1 Cup of Plain Chobani Greek Yogurt (depending on how much chicken you are using)
~1/2 sliced Cucumber
~8 Cherry Tomatoes sliced
~About 1/4 of a small yellow onion sliced
~1 minced garlic
~1 whole lemon freshly squeezed
~1/2 tsp ground cumin
~Dash of Pepper, Salt, Chili Powder, and crushed red pepper
~1 tbsp. of honey
~1/2 tbsp. of olive oil
~Whole package of 365 thinly sliced chicken breasts (baked)

Additional Ingredients:
~Whole Wheat Wrap (I use a low-carb wraps from Trader Joes, only 45 cals per wrap!)
~Spinach
~Feta Cheese

~Mix everything in a bowl and refrigerate! Serve with a whole wheat wrap, spinach, and feta cheese for Lunch!

For DINNER….

Healthy “Fried” Rice:

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Ingredients:
~1/4 cup of dry brown rice (cooked)
~1/5 can of white beans
~1/4 cup of corn
~2 large chopped carrots
~5-6 brussel sprouts
~1 egg (scrambled)
~1 egg white (scrambled)
~1 tbsp. of olive oil
~Spices (cayenne pepper, crushed red pepper, black pepper, chili powder, salt & pepper)

Sauce:
~1 tbsp. of reduced sodium soy sauce
~About a little more than a tsp. of dijon mustard
~freshly squeezed lemon
~a dash of stir fry sauce

~In a large pan, start cooking all the veggies using the olive oil, once the veggies are softened, add the eggs and the rice. Let cook for another 2-4 mins on low heat. Then pour into a large bowl, add your sauce and enjoy!

Stuffed Red Pepper:

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Ingredients:
~1 red pepper
~1/4 cup (dry) of Quinoa
~1 chicken breast (baked in oven using olive oil)
~1 cup of spinach (dry)
~1/4 cup of corn
~5-6 brussel sprouts
~1/2 can of organic diced tomatoes
~Spices (cayenne pepper, crushed red pepper, black pepper, chili powder, salt & pepper)
~2 tbsp. of olive oil

~In a large sauté pan, cook the veggies in the olive oil. While you’re waiting for the veggies to cook, place the hallowed out red pepper in the oven on about 300 degrees to begin softening it. Once all veggies are soft and well-cooked, add them to the pot of quinoa (once that is cooked) and thoroughly mix. Then add your 1/2 can of diced tomatoes and mix. Finally, add the chicken to the mix and scoop out as much as you can to fill the hallowed out red pepper. Place back in the oven on 375 degrees and let cook for another 5-10 mins until top of red pepper is slightly browned. Feel free to add feta cheese or skim moz. cheese on top for extra flavor!

Healthy Caribbean Inspired Fish Tacos:

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Ingredients for Mango Slaw/Dressing:
~2 tbsp. of plain chobani greek yogurt
~1/2 cup of shredded red cabbage
~1 minced garlic
~1 whole freshly squeeze lime
~1/4 diced of a small yellow onion
~1 mango chopped
~1 tbsp. of fresh cilantro
~1/2 tbsp. of honey
~a tsp. of olive oil
~1/2 tsp. of ground cumin
~1/4 cup of corn
~additional Spices (pepper, salt, chili powder, and a dash of red crushed pepper)

~Be sure to refrigerate sauce when finished!

Additional Ingredients:
~1 tilapia fillet (baked in oven with olive oil & pepper) then cooled and added to taco
~1/4 cup (dry) of Quinoa cooked and then cooled before adding to taco
~1/2 sliced avocado to top taco
~2 tbsp. of unsweetened coconut flakes to top taco
~2 whole wheat trader joe’s low-carb wraps
~fresh tomato salsa from Trader Joe’s to top taco

Thick and Creamy Ground Turkey Meat Sauce over Zucchini:

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Ingredients:
~Using the SAME ingredients from my meat sauce in my Foodie Friday post, BUT…
~For extra thickness I added:
~1 Large Spoonful of Plain Chobani
~1 SMALL can of natural, organic tomato paste
~1 tbsp. of white cooking wine
~I also used 1 whole Zucchini STEAMED
~Topped it off with fresh cilantro and Skim Mozz. Cheese

And lastly, DESSERT…!

Ban-nilla Mug Cake:
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Ingredients:
~1 Mashed Banana (Mine weren’t very soft, so I warmed it up in the micro and then mashed it!)
~1 egg white
~1/2 tsp. of baking powder
~1 tsp. of whole wheat pastry flour
~Cinnamon
~2 tsp of unsweetened vanilla almond milk
~1 tsp. of vanilla extract

Additional Toppings:
~Almond Butter
~Almonds
~Honey
~Vanilla Chobani

~Mix the ingredients together well into a mug and place in the microwave for 2 minutes. Make sure to keep an eye on it as the mug cake will rise and may spill over if in too long! Once finished, use your additional toppings as you please for a tasty, but CLEAN frosting!

Vanilla Greek Yogurt Parfait:

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Ingredients:
~3/4 cup or 6 oz. of Vanilla Chobani Greek Yogurt
~1 tbsp. of almond butter
~Small Handful of Bare Naked Protein Granola
~1 tbsp. of sliced almonds
~1/2 sliced banana
~cinnamon

~Mix together the yogurt and almond butter, THEN top with everything else! Hope this helps with that sweet tooth craving late at night!

And LASTLY, as per special request from one of my BIGGEST fans on facebook…HAPPY BIRTHDAY REILLY!!! Keep up those meannnn bowling skills and you’ll be ready for some super LEAN body building competitions in NO TIME!


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