5 Simple Recipes to Always Keep in the Kitchen

By | March 15, 2016

When you are trying to lose weight one of the most important things to remember is that it isn’t about eating less or not eating at all. It’s about eating more of the right foods that will nourish your body, keep you full, and give you lots of energy. Here are five simple, go-to recipes to keep in your kitchen and help keep you on track!

simple recipes11. Protein pancakes:

Blend:

1 c egg whites

1/2 c non-fat cottage cheese

1/2c oats

Topping:

*Microwave for 20s

1/4 raspberries

1T PB2

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2. Overnight oats (yogurt):

1 c yogurt

1/2 c oats

1T flaxseed

1t cinnamon

1t apple/pumpkin spice

1t coconut sugar (or honey)

 

3. Overnight oats (crock pot):

2 c steel cut oats

8 c water

2 apples

1/4 c honey

Cinnamon (and any other seasonings)

jambalaya

4. Jambalaya (slow cook for 6-7 hours):

4 chicken smoked sausage links (sliced)

3/4 chicken breasts

1/2 bell pepper

1 tomato

1 c water

cajun seasonings

*option: add shrimp in the last 30 minutes of cooking

*Serve over 1/2 c rice or as much cauliflower rice as you like!
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5. Peanut butter balls:

1 jar PB

Oats (enough to create a thick thick dough)

1/2T flax seed

1/2T chia seed

1T dried coconut

1/4 c choco chips/craisins

*mix together and put in fridge for 30 minutes before rolling into balls

 

These five simple recipes are foods you probably already have in your kitchen. If you don’t, add them to your list for your next shopping trip! We hope you will make these yummy foods part of your daily diet, and if you need a little extra help don’t hesitate to ask us!