haveyourcakeandbefittoo:

Spicy Garlic Broccoli
INGREDIENTS:
2 tsp olive oil
6 cups of broccoli, washed and trimmed
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup water
METHOD:
Heat olive oil in a large non stick skillet over med-high heat.
Add broccoli, crushed red pepper and garlic.
Sautee 2 minutes.  Add water.
Cover and reduce heat to low.  Cook for about 2 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
Enjoy!

haveyourcakeandbefittoo:

Spicy Garlic Broccoli

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 6 cups of broccoli, washed and trimmed
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup water

METHOD:

Heat olive oil in a large non stick skillet over med-high heat.

Add broccoli, crushed red pepper and garlic.

Sautee 2 minutes.  Add water.

Cover and reduce heat to low.  Cook for about 2 minutes or until broccoli is tender.

Enjoy!

haveyourcakeandbefittoo:

Almond Raisin Balls
INGREDIENTS:
60 almonds or 67 gr of almonds
125 raisins or 66 gr of raisins
1 tsp cinnamon
METHOD:
Rince the raisins and almonds with water.  Toss them in a food processor with the cinnamon.  Whirl away!  When sufficiently mixed, form into 10 ball or bar shapes.  Enjoy!
*  Thank you Leslie for this fun and easy treat!

haveyourcakeandbefittoo:

Almond Raisin Balls

INGREDIENTS:

  • 60 almonds or 67 gr of almonds
  • 125 raisins or 66 gr of raisins
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

METHOD:

Rince the raisins and almonds with water.  Toss them in a food processor with the cinnamon.  Whirl away!  When sufficiently mixed, form into 10 ball or bar shapes.  Enjoy!

*  Thank you Leslie for this fun and easy treat!

Ingredients:1 1/4 cups canned* chickpeas, well-rinsed and patted dry with a paper towel2 teaspoons vanilla extract1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons (165 grams) natural peanut butter (can use PB2 from gym to make healthier, check your labels)1/4 cup (80 grams) honey (agave would be amazing too!)1 teaspoon baking powder**a pinch of salt if your peanut butter doesn’t have salt in it1/2 cup (90 grams) chocolate chips* My can was a 400 gram can, 240 grams without the water, and I used all but a few tablespoons** If you need grain-free baking powder, you can use 1 part cream of tartar + 1 part baking soda + 2 parts arrowroot.Directions:Preheat your oven to 350°F / 175°C.Combine all the ingredients, except for the chocolate chips, in a food processor and process until very smooth. Make sure to scrape the sides and the top to get the little chunks of chickpeas and process again until they’re combined.Put in the chocolate chips and stir it if you can, or pulse it once or twice. The mixture will be very thick and sticky.With wet hands, form into 1 1/2″ balls. Place onto a piece of parchment paper. If you want them to look more like normal cookies, press down slightly on the balls. They don’t do much rising. Bake for about 10 minutes.Yields about fourteen 1 1/2″ cookie dough balls.*** Don’t even try with regular peanut butter! They’ll come out oily. You MUST use natural peanut butter

Ingredients:
1 1/4 cups canned* chickpeas, well-rinsed and patted dry with a paper towel
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons (165 grams) natural peanut butter (can use PB2 from gym to make healthier, check your labels)
1/4 cup (80 grams) honey (agave would be amazing too!)
1 teaspoon baking powder**
a pinch of salt if your peanut butter doesn’t have salt in it
1/2 cup (90 grams) chocolate chips

* My can was a 400 gram can, 240 grams without the water, and I used all but a few tablespoons

** If you need grain-free baking powder, you can use 1 part cream of tartar + 1 part baking soda + 2 parts arrowroot.

Directions:
Preheat your oven to 350°F / 175°C.

Combine all the ingredients, except for the chocolate chips, in a food processor and process until very smooth. Make sure to scrape the sides and the top to get the little chunks of chickpeas and process again until they’re combined.

Put in the chocolate chips and stir it if you can, or pulse it once or twice. The mixture will be very thick and sticky.

With wet hands, form into 1 1/2″ balls. Place onto a piece of parchment paper. If you want them to look more like normal cookies, press down slightly on the balls. They don’t do much rising. Bake for about 10 minutes.

Yields about fourteen 1 1/2″ cookie dough balls.
*** Don’t even try with regular peanut butter! They’ll come out oily. You MUST use natural peanut butter

knowingnutrition:

drjayweber:

Dr. Jay’s Note:  Just add 2 teaspoons a week into your way of eating & begin reaping the benefits.

Oh how I LOVE cinnamon!

knowingnutrition:

drjayweber:

Dr. Jay’s Note:  Just add 2 teaspoons a week into your way of eating & begin reaping the benefits.

Oh how I LOVE cinnamon!

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There is no quick instant way to get in shape. You should avoid fad diets. Over time , with being consistent to eating clean and incorporating strength training and cardio , it will happen. Most importantly , your body will thank you !

There is no quick instant way to get in shape. You should avoid fad diets. Over time , with being consistent to eating clean and incorporating strength training and cardio , it will happen. Most importantly , your body will thank you !