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Taco Tuesday!

It’s Taco Tuesday and we’re taco lasagna. I made this a few weeks ago and this healthy but delicious dish did NOT. It’s packed with flavor and has just enough spice to get your juices flowing (that’s what she said, just joking!)

Ingredients

  • 1 lb of ground turkey
  • 4 flat out wraps or similar
  • 1 C. Salsa
  • 1 TBSP chili powder
  • 1/2 of Mexican blended cheese
  • Instructions
  • 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees

    2. Combine ground turkey and chili powder and brown on a skillet. Once cooked add salsa.

    3. Add a layer of meat mixture, 2 tortillas, 1/2 of cheese, meat mixture, 2 tortillas and remaining cheese to a 2 qt casserole dish.

    5. Cover with tin foil and cook for 25 minutes.

    6. University and brown cheese for 5 minutes.

    7. Let it sit for a few minutes and then enjoy!

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    Wellness Wednesday: My go-to green smoothie!

    Hi Friends! I figured I would share my favorite go-to green smoothie recipe for wellness Wednesday! Cooking and getting creative in the kitchen is something I’ve really grown to love over the last few years. This green smoothie recipe isn’t one I’ve ever written down, but it really just came together after a lot of trial and error. Today I’m sharing my absolute favorite green smoothie recipe that I promise you’ll love!

    I don’t know why, but I feel like perfecting a smoothie recipe takes a few tries. You want them to be smooth, but not watery. You want them to be tasty, but not full of sugar. You want them to be full of veggies, but not taste like lawn clippings. I could go on and on (clearly I’m kind of picky when it comes to food!). But I love today’s recipe because it is literally fool proof and tastes amazing every time! Since this job keeps me super busy, sometimes I don’t have time to put together a real lunch, so I’ll just whip up this smoothie. It’s pretty filling and loaded with lots of good stuff, and I’m telling you the flavor is perfect! The maca powder is a great superfood and it adds the yummiest slightly nutty flavor. It isn’t overwhelming at all and it blends really well. If you’re looking to have more protein, I suggest adding in some of your favorite protein powder (Orgain is amazing!). But between the greek yogurt and the PB powder, you end up having a good amount of protein in this smoothie.

    The ingredients:

    • 1/2 banana
    • a handful of blueberries or grapes (whatever I have in the fridge at the time, both work well!)
    • two cups of spinach
    • 1/4 cup of greek yogurt (I love the Fage 0% fat, but you can use whatever you want!)
    • 1/2 teaspoon of mace powder
    • 2 tbsp PB powder
    • 1 tbsp ground flax seed
    • splash of almond milk
    • 3-5 ice cubes (yes, that’s insanely specific lol trust me)

    I put everything into my mixer and start blending it at about a 3 speed, then gradually increasing to an 8 or 9. I only blend for about a minute total (I think), but the Vitamix is super intense! You can always taste it to see if it’s well blended or if you want to add any more berries or honey for additional sweetness.

    Thanks so much for reading! Sorry I couldn’t get better photos for y’all. I was working on this post at night before getting ready for our trip to Dallas for the rewardStyle conference, so it was little difficult to get pictures. But anyway, I hope y’all enjoy this green smoothie as much as I do. I’d love to hear some of your favorite smoothie recipes in the comments! Or if you have any other ideas/requests for Wellness Wednesday, we always want to hear those too. Happy Wednesday!

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    Turkey Meatball Recipe

    Hi Friends! I’m sharing my famous turkey meatball recipe! Seriously, everyone who tries them loves them.

    Turkey Meatballs

    Ingredients

    1 pound ground turney

    1/4 C. Breadcrumbs

    2-3 TBSP Hot Sauce

    1/4 C. Chopped Spinach

    1/4 C. Chopped Onion

    1/4 Tsp. Red Pepper Flakes

    1/4 Tsp. Italian Seasoning

    1/4 Tsp. Garlic Salt

    Mix ingredients together and bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes and then turnover and bake another 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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    Tone It Up Pumpkin Muffins

    I made the Tone It Up Pumpkin Muffins the other day and I forgot how delicious they are. I bought the new Tone It Up mini muffin pan from Target and couldn’t wait to use it. Do you see the little hearts?

    Here’s the recipe.

    makes 12 muffins (serving size is 1 muffin)

    INGREDIENTS

    • 1 1/2cups rolled oats
    • 1cup pumpkin puree
    • 1/4cup unsweetened apple sauce
    • 1Tbsp vanilla extract
    • 2Tbsp melted coconut oil
    • 1/4cup unsweetened almond milk
    • 1/4cup pure maple syrup
    • 1tsp baking powder
    • 1/2tsp baking soda
    • 1/4tsp salt
    • 1tsp cinnamon
    • coconut oil spray

    DIRECTIONS

    STEP 1: Preheat the oven to 350. Lightly spray a muffin pan with cooking spray. (Tip: use cupcake liners to take these on the go!)

    STEP 2: Combine all ingredients in a food processor and mix until well combined. Pour into greased muffin tins and bake for 15 minutes. 

    STEP 3: Recipe makes 10-12 muffins, so these are perfect for meal prep! Serving size is 2 muffins.

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    Tone It Up Chocolate Donuts

  • I made these Tone It Up donuts yesterday and they were so good!
  • Ingredients for the donuts
    • 1 cup Tone It Up Chocolate Protein
    • 1 cup almond flour
    • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
    • 1 tsp. Baking soda
    • 1/2 tsp. Ground ginger
    • 1/4 tsp. Ground nutmeg
    • 1/4 tsp. Ground cloves
    • 1/2 cup almond milk
    • 1/3 cup coconut oil
    • 6 Tbsp maple syrup
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup healthade holiday cheers kombucha
    • Coconut oil spray

    Ingredients for the icing

    • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
    • 3 Tbsp. Healthade holiday cheers kombucha
    • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
    • Sprinkles (optional)
  • Directions for donuts
    • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
      Mix all dry ingredients together and then add wet ingredients.
      Mix until well combined
      Bake for 12-14 minutes
  • Directions for icing
  • Combine all ingredients except sprinkles
  • P.S. the Tone It Up nutrition plan is 10% off right now with code sleigh10.
  • Happy baking!
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    Apple/ Cinnamon ONO’s

    Ingredients (2 Servings)

    ~1/2 C. Old Fashioned Oats

    ~1/2 C. Original Almond Milk

    ~2 TBSP. Cinnamon

    ~Honey

    Directions

    Mix together ingredients (except honey) in large bowl. Put into two mason jars and drizzle with honey. Put in refrigerator overnight.

    In the morning add 1/2 C. hot water. Enjoy!

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