Flourless Oatmeal Banana Muffins

These Muffins came out better than I could have hoped! They truly taste like banana bread. They are flourless & have no added sugar

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Ingredients:

2 1/2 Cups Rolled Oats

1 Cup Non-fat Greek Yogurt

2 Ripened bananas

2 Egg Whites

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

2 Tablespoons Agave

3 Tablespoons Truvia Baking Sugar

3 Teaspoons Cinnamon

2 Teaspoons Baking Powder

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 400. Mash up bananas with a fork in a small bowl until smooth. In a large bowl mix mashed bananas in with all other ingredients, stir well. Grease the muffin tin and fill each muffin 3/4 the way full with batter. Cook for 18-20 minutes. Allow to cool & serve.

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Egg white & turkey cups

 

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This is by no means an original recipe of mine. These turkey egg cups are all over Pinterest and even shown on the biggest loser. Everyone has different variations, and this recipe is very versatile so you can use your own ingredient preferences when making these. Even though this recipe is very common, I am posting it because I get asked how to make these all the time! They are great for a quick breakfast or an on the go snack.

ingredients:

12 Deli slices of turkey

10 Egg whites

1 Red bell pepper diced

1/2 Cup diced yellow onion

1/2 Cup shredded kale

14/Cup cilantro

Parmesan cheese to taste

salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350. Pour eggs in a small bowl . In a separate bowl mix all other ingredients (except turkey). Grease a muffin tin and line each with turkey meat making little cups . fill each cup 1/2 way with vegetables, then pour egg whites in each until all veggies are covered by the eggs. Bake for about 18-20 or until golden on top. Sprinkle each with parmesan cheese.


Turkey & Edamame Stir Fry

This stir fry is great on its own, but can also be used to make delicious lettuce wraps.

Ingredients:

2 Lbs Extra Lean Ground Turkey

3/4 Cup Shelled Edamame

3/4 Cup Green Onion

1 1/2 Cups Sliced Mushrooms

3 Tb Hoisin Sauce

1/4 Cup Soy Sauce

2 Garlic Cloves

Salt and Pepper to taste

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Directions:

Take Edamame out of freezer and allow it to defrost most of the way through. Cook ground turkey on stove top over medium heat.   When turkey is almost completely cooked, add all other ingredients. Cook for about 10 minutes or until mushrooms become tender. Stir occasionally.


Greek Yogurt Berry Quinoa Bowl

This is a great recipe for a breakfast! It’s not only healthy but packed with protein from the quinoa and nuts that it contains. You can use your creativity with this bowl and use whatever type of berries and nuts you prefer.

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Ingredients: 

1 cup Non-fat greek yogurt

1/4 cup quinoa

1/4 cup Nuts ( I used slivered almonds, pepitas, and sunflower seeds)

1/3 cup berries ( I used black berries)

1-3 sprigs of mint ( to taste)

Cook the quinoa as directed on box, and allow to cool down for about 15 minutes. Put all ingredients in a bowl & enjoy!


Butternut Squash & Quinoa Salad

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Ingredients:

1 Cup diced butternut squash

1 1/2 Cup quinoa

1/2 Cup spinach

1/2 Cup Kale

1/4 Cup pepitas

1/3 cup Dried Cranberries

5 Spears of asparagus

Dressing:

1/4 Cup Balsamic vinegar

3 Tablespoons olive oil

2 Teaspoons honey

Salt and fresh pepper, to taste

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I used steam-easy butternut squash & asparagus ( which I found at Fresh & Easy). Just pop it in the microwave for 3 or 4 minutes or until soft and season with salt and pepper.Cook Quinoa as instructed on the box . Allow these three ingredients to cool down for about 15 minutes.  Mix all ingredients in bowl , and toss with dressing.