Gym Rat Smoothie

Gym Rat Smoothie
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup almond milk
  2. 1/2 banana
  3. 2 tbsp oats
  4. 1 tbsp chia seed
  5. 2-3 medjool dates pits removed (to taste for sweetness)
  6. 1 tbsp peanut butter or almond butter
  7. 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  8. 1/4 tsp vanilla
  9. 4-5 ice cubes
Instructions
  1. Blend all ingredients in a high speed blender.
Notes
  1. Serves 1.
Adapted from Oh She Glows
Adapted from Oh She Glows
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Winsor’s Sweet & Spicy Almonds

Winsor's Sweet & Spicy Almonds
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Ingredients
  1. 1 egg white
  2. 2 cups whole natural almonds
  3. 1/4 cup brown sugar
  4. 1 tsp cumin
  5. 1/2 to 1 tsp cayenne
  6. 1/4 tsp sea salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325 F. In a bowl, lightly beat egg white.Add nuts and stir until evenly coated. Combine seasonings and sprinkle over nuts, tossing to coat evenly.
  2. Spread almonds on parchment paper lined baking sheet and bake 30-45 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes, until coating is crisp and nuts are fragrant.
Notes
  1. Key to these being a healthy snack is not eating too many!!! 🙂
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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchilada

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchilada
Perfect for Meatless Monday!
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Ingredients
  1. 1 small onion chopped
  2. 1-2 cloves of garlic minced
  3. 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and roughly grated
  4. 1 tin black beans rinsed
  5. 1-2 tbsp. curry powder
  6. 4 large (cut in half) or 8 small whole wheat tortillas
  7. 1 cup salsa
  8. 1/2 cup grated asiago cheese (or cheese of your choice) - can be left out for dairy free version
  9. avocado & cilantro for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Sautee onion and garlic in pan with a splash of olive oil, once onion is clear add curry powder and stir for a few minutes. Add grated sweet potato and beans to pan, stir to mix with onion.
  3. Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup of water to pan, stir again and cover to steam for about 5 minutes or until the sweet potato has softened. Taste for flavour, add salt & pepper as needed.
  4. Spoon 1/8th of the bean mixture into a tortilla and place, rolled end down in a 9x 13 baking dish. Run the salsa up the center of each enchilada, like in the photo, sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Bake for 20- 25mins until bean mixture sizzling and the tortillas have browned on the edges.
  6. Serve with extra salsa, cilantro and chopped avocado.
Adapted from from lots of places!
Adapted from from lots of places!
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