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Avocado Meal Prep 3 Different Ways

Avocado Meal Prep 3 Different Ways

We are always trying to find ways to pack healthier lunches and incorporate more nutrition into our meals. Using avocados as a base for your lunch, provides you with the right ingredients to fuel your body throughout the day. For each of the meals, use ripe avocados, but not too ripe avocados. You’ll cut them in half and remove the pit along with a thin layer of the avocado to make room for the filling.   Recipe #1: Tuna Stuffed Avocado You can make the tuna to your liking, but here is how we made ours! 1 can tuna 2...

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Spaghetti Squash 3 Ways

Spaghetti Squash 3 Ways

We will admit, we have become slightly obsessed with spaghetti squash and the endless possibilities it provides. It is a nutritious option, that can be paired with just about anything, and helps satisfy those cravings of pasta we all have. For this meal prep we are showing spaghetti squash 3 ways, allowing you to have variety in your lunches without spending the extra time to do so! The Spaghetti Squash Base: Prepping spaghetti squash can seem difficult, but isn't as hard as you think. Here are the steps we take: 1) Microwave spaghetti squash for 5 minutes to slightly soften so...

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Superfood Salad

Superfood Salad

When we hear superfood, some of us turn the other way and run! Today's superfood salad happens to be delicious and we're not just saying it! All you need is a few ingredients and about 10 minutes to toss this salad together! What You'll Need for Salad & Dressing: Trader Joe's Cruciferous Crunch Collection (it's a bag filled with brussel sprouts, kale, green cabbage, red cabbage, and broccoli - you can buy all of these products separately, but this pre packaged bag of greens will make your life a little easier!) Dried cherries Pumpkin seeds 2 large lemon Poppy Seeds Balsamic Vinegar Extra...

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Meal Prep: Ground Turkey 3 Different Ways

Meal Prep: Ground Turkey 3 Different Ways

Ground turkey is a great way to get lean protein that will keep you energized throughout the day! We know time is tight for most people, so we came up with a meal prep that is quick and still allows for variety throughout the week! Start with a big batch of season ground turkey, and mix and match these toppings to make nutritious and easy meals! Recipe #1: Sweet Potato & Egg hash On those days you need a protein packed meal, go for this delicious sweet potato and egg hash. It is balanced in nutrients, and can be eaten...

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3 Different Ways to Use Brown Rice Pasta

3 Different Ways to Use Brown Rice Pasta

Who says you can't enjoy a little pasta and still be healthy? We believe that all things should be enjoyed in moderation, and this brown rice pasta allows us to to make delicious pasta lunches that don't bring all the guilt! Make a big batch of brown rice pasta and mix it up with these different sauces/toppings so that your lunches don't get boring! #1: Lemon Herb & Shrimp What You'll Need: 1 cup brown rice pasta 6 oz. large shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 10 shrimp) 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp butter (grass fed) Salt and cracked pepper,...

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Allergy Friendly Chicken Vegetable Soup

Allergy Friendly Chicken Vegetable Soup

Making meals for the week can be time consuming and difficult, especially when life gets busy! That's when the crockpot should become your best friend! We have come up with a recipe that is Paleo and gluten-free friendly, and all you have to do is throw it in the crockpot at the beginning of the week, and enjoy warm soup on these cold days!   What You'll Need: 3 Chicken Breats 6 Large Carrots 5 Celery Stocks 1 Bag of Trader Joes Riced Cauliflower 1 Container of White Mushrooms 1 Onion Green Onion 3 Cups of Spinach Salt and Pep...

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