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A Few “Clean-Eating” Style Meals

Remember how I posted that giant list of groceries to keep on hand, that you can make pretty much anything out of? Well, I wanted to give you some actual examples of some meals that I’ve made while I’ve been on the 30 Day to Fit.

We’ll start with the one with the prettiest picture. I normally have cereal or a smoothie for breakfast, but a snow day we had a few weeks ago allowed me to have a bit more time in the morning to cook breakfast. I heated up some already-cooked sausage, threw in some pre-cut onions and peppers, and then scrambled a couple of egg whites (I’m sensitive to egg yolks). This was a favorite! I would like to eat more protein, rather than carbs, in the mornings but it usually seems too time-consuming to me. A smoothie is a good alternative, but I don’t always love drinking things in the morning (weird, I know).

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Here’s a similar breakfast scramble that I made. I had some potatoes cut up, and no peppers, so that’s the main difference here. I also threw everything together at the end to mix all the flavors.

Photo Feb 03, 10 52 58 AM

This soup was easy to make, but it just turned out “okay.” It’s pretty similar to this one, but with potatoes and chicken, and no pasta. Next time I would season the chicken and sautee the potatoes before adding them, and maybe use more broth compared to the amount of water I had.

Photo Jan 30, 7 14 57 PM

This was a quick and simple stir fry, with brown rice, eggs, cabbage, broccoli, onions, green beans, and slivered almonds. I used garlic powder, salt and pepper, soy sauce, and sriracha to season it (my dad’s signature). For a vegetarian dish, this was pretty hearty – Whit even loved it.

Photo Jan 27, 7 06 29 PM

This meal was a great way to use some ingredients that we already had, including carrots, cabbage, yogurt, mint, and chicken. It was super tasty and made a great lunch to take to campus! I ate the slaw with chicken (although just plain chicken.. next time I want to make the shawarma) and sauce in a wrap. Recommend!

Photo Jan 31, 7 40 49 PM

Finally, Arbonne protein bars. These aren’t a meal, but they are the perfect snack to get me through the afternoon. Vanilla and chocolate protein powder, agave syrup or honey, peanut butter, and oats. Bonus: they’re fun to make! Recipe here.

Photo Jan 31, 10 18 42 PM

What are your easiest-to-throw-together healthy meals??

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