My Favorites Veggies Recipes

Healthy Bites & Recipes, LCHF/Keto Recipes, Vegetableon March 6, 2015Leave a Comment
Baked Kale Chips
Ingredients:
• 1 lb. washed dried , deveined kale and torn into pieces.
• 1 1/2 TBS EVOO
• 1-3 TSB Sea salt
Directions:
1. Place kale in a gallon size Baggie
2. Add the EVOO and sea salt
3. Seal bag and shake & mix for 3-5 minutes
4. Place seasoned kale on a baking sheet lined with parchment
5. Bake 10 min then toss and turn. Repeat every 3-5 min till crispy.
6. You may need to remove some of the chips as they get done.
7. Remove from the baking sheet as the kale gets crispy.
8. Store in an open container.

 

Super Green Smoothie
Ingredients:
• 2-3 handfuls organic washed, dried spinach
• 1/2 chopped pear with peel
• 1 chopped apple with peel
• 1/2 c water
• 2 cups ice
Directions:
1. Place spinach, water, pear & apple in a blender or food processor.
2. Blend well 2-3 minutes.
3. Add in ice and blend 3-5 minutes until mixed well.
4. Serve immediately.
5. Makes 2-3 servings.
* can add 4-8 ounces of club soda or mineral water.

 

Asparagus-artichoke spread
• 8 stalks of asparagus (steamed, cooled & chopped )
• ½ chopped red onion
• ½ c chopped artichoke
• ½ c finely chopped spinach
• ½ c chopped parsley
• 2 chopped cloves of garlic
• ½ c EVOO
• ½ c Balsamic vinegar
Mix all ingredients together and cool for 30 min before serving.

Benefits of Green Juice… Try One or Two!!

Healthy Bites & Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetableon February 3, 2013Leave a Comment

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Nick’s Midday Smoothie

It’s Easy Being Green Smoothie

Strawberry & Green Smoothie

Sailor Mann Smoothie

Afternoon Snack Hummus & Veggies

Healthy Bites & Recipes, KC FIT 2013 Challenge Recipes, Vegetableon January 20, 2013Leave a Comment

Approx. Calories : 200

  • 37.6% Carbohydrates (19.56g)
  • 29.4% Protein (15.28g)
  • 33% Fat (7.61g)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Sliced raw sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup Peeled and sliced cucumber
  • 2 stalk(s) Celery stalk
  • 1/3 cup Hummus
  • 1/2 cup Cauliflower
  • 2 large Egg whites (large)
  • 1/2 tsp Flaxseed oil

Instructions

  1. Cut up vegetables as desired, boil eggs and remove yolks from whites.
  2. Mix flaxseed oil into hummus and enjoy!

Afternoon Snack Celery Log Snack

Healthy Bites & Recipes, KC FIT 2013 Challenge Recipes, Vegetableon January 20, 2013Leave a Comment

Approx. Calories : 100
22.5% Carbohydrates (11.87g)
11.8% Protein (6.21g)
65.7% Fat (15.38g)
Ingredients

  • 3-4 stalk(s) Celery stalk
  • 2 tbsp Sunflower seed butter

Instructions

  1. Fill celery sticks with sunflower seed butter and enjoy as a quick and easy snack.

*Please note that any other nut or seed butter can be used in replacement of sunflower seed butter.*

Morning Snack Green Monster

KC FIT 2013 Challenge Recipes, LCHF/Keto Recipes, Vegetableon January 20, 2013Leave a Comment

Ingredients

  • 4 cube(s) Ice cubes
  • 1/4 small Banana
  • 2 tbsp Sliced frozen strawberries , no sugar.
  • 1/2 scoop(s)  Protein Powder (truestar.com/drheather)
  • 1/4 oz Seeds, chia seeds, dried
  • 2 1/2 cup Raw spinach
  • 1/2 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk or water
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Blend all ingredients in a blender. Add more liquid or ice to desired consistency.

POPEYE’S SPINACH SALAD

Healthy Bites & Recipes, KC FIT 2013 Challenge Recipes, LCHF/Keto Recipes, Vegetable, Wheat & Gluten Freeon January 2, 2013Leave a Comment

Approximately 400 calories.
Ingredients:

  • 3 cup Raw spinach
  • 1/2 cup Sliced raw onion
  • 1/2 tsp Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Progresso balsamic vinegar
  • 2 large Omega-3 egg
  • 1 oz Nonfat cheddar cheese or rice cheese ( optional)
  • 1 tbsp Dry roasted pine nuts or walnuts
  • 1 medium Mandarin oranges (medium)

Instructions

  1. Mix spinach, onions, oil, vinegar, salt and pepper to taste in a bowl.
  2. Top with slices of boiled egg, shredded cheese and nuts.
  3. Enjoy with a side of fruit.

Going Green Smoothie

Detox & Cleanse Information, Healthy Bites & Recipes, LCHF/Keto Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetableon January 2, 20131 Comment

Leafy GrensIngredients:

  • ½ cup water
  • 1 cup green grapes
  • ½ fresh pineapple chunks, core included
  • ½ medium banana, peeled
  • 3 cups fresh spinach, washed
  • ½ cup ice cubes
  • 1oz ( 30.3grams) TrueStrength Protein Powder (Truestar/drheather)

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix or blender in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and quickly increase speed to Variable 10, then to high.
  4. Blend for 45 seconds or until desired consistency is reached and ENJOY!

Nick’s Midday Smoothie

Detox & Cleanse Information, KC FIT 2013 Challenge Recipes, Vegetableon January 2, 20131 Comment

My  15year old son loves this smoothie aft

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium oranges, peeled, halved
  • 8-10 small fresh or frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 small banana, peeled
  • 1 Macintosh apple, quartered, seeded
  • 3 cups fresh spinach, washed
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 1oz (30.3grams) TrueStrength Protein Powder (Truestar/drheather)

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix or blender in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and quickly increase speed to Variable 10, then to high.
  4. Blend for 45 seconds or until desired consistency is reached and ENJOY!

Sailor Man Smoothie

Healthy Bites & Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetableon January 2, 20131 Comment

Sailor Man is great smoothie after a workout or as a snack! It is a great source of protein, veggies and fiber!

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup grapes, red or green
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ medium banana, peeled
  • 2 cup fresh spinach, washed
  • ½ apple, halved, seeded
  • 1/3 cup fresh pineapple chunks, core included
  • 1 cup ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix or blender in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1

It’s Easy Being Green Smoothie

Detox & Cleanse Information, Healthy Bites & Recipes, KC FIT 2013 Challenge Recipes, Vegetableon January 2, 2013Leave a Comment

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup grapes, red or green
  • 1 medium orange, peeled, halved
  • ½ cup fresh pineapple chunks, core included
  • 1/2 medium banana, peeled
  • 1 carrot, halved
  • 2 cup fresh spinach, washed
  • 1/2 medium apple, quartered, seeded
  • 6 cups ice cubes or 2 cups water and 3 cups ice cubes
  • 1oz ( 30.3grams) TrueStrength (Truestar/drheather) Protein Powder

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix or blender container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1 (low).
  3. Turn machine on and quickly increase speed to Variable 10, then to high.
  4. Blend for 1 minute or until desired consistency is reached and Enjoy

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