Burritos: Homemade (easy) refried beans (I halved this)- http://allrecipes.com/recipe/quick-and-easy-refried-beans/ Leftovers to go inside: shredded BBQ chicken, marinara meatballs (ground with a fork), grilled pineapple chicken, etc. Topping ideas: Cheese, lettuce, tomato, sour cream/full fat yogurt, rice, quinoa
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Hawaiian Grilled Chicken and Pineapple: Mix 3 T coconut aminos (or soy sauce) with 3 T coconut sugar (or brown sugar), 3 T rice vinegar, 1 T sesame oil, 1/4 tsp ground ginger, and 1/4 tsp garlic powder. Chop 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken into 2 inch pieces, and place in a dish with sauce and several pineapple rings to marinate 2 hours. Marinating
Banana Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies: http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2014/01/28/banana-chocolate-chip-breakfast-cookies/Modifications: I used whole oats (not quick oats), just pulverized in the blender. I used natural peanut butter instead of almond butter. I used 2 T cocoa instead of chocolate chips. BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese roll-ups: Adapted from http://easytoddlermeals.com/2015/04/broccoli-cheese-roll-ups/ So it’s the exact same recipe as above, just sub the crockpot BBQ chicken (from 3 meals: 5/20/15) for the broccoli.
Strawberry Granola Frozen Yogurt Bites: Adapted from: http://www.eatsamazing.co.uk/recipes-tutorials/strawberry-granola-frozen-yoghurt-bites-recipePut 1/2 c oats, 1/4 c corn flakes, and 1 tsp coconut sugar in the blender and pulverize. Mix with 2 T melted butter until resembles a graham cracker crust. Press into the bottom of muffin or mini muffin tins. Mix 8 oz yogurt with 1/4 c strawberry chia jam (see 3 meals: 5/26/15 for jam link) and top
Homemade Whole Wheat Goldfish:http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2011/03/whole-wheat-goldfish-crackers/ Modifications: I didn’t use the salt. I also didn’t put eyes and a mouth on. Who has time for that! 🙂 Vanilla Toasted Coconut Cashew Butter:https://blessedboymom.wordpress.com/2015/04/02/vanilla-toasted-coconut-cashew-butter/ Modifications:Sub vanilla extract for vanilla powder.
Basic Egg Salad:Boil 6 eggs. Once cool, peel and chop. Mix in 1/2 c greek yogurt and 1-2 T of mayo (for flavor). Finely chop any veggies you have on hand (onion, bell pepper, celery, etc). Season as you like (I usually do some garlic powder and onion flakes). PB&J Tortilla RollsSpread peanut butter on a tortilla. Top with jelly (I like to make my
Oat bars for baby: http://blog.homemade-baby-food-recipes.com/delicious-oat-bars-for-baby-sugar-free-and-full-of-whole-grain-goodness/Modifications: I used 1/2 c reduced sugar Craisins and 1/4 c chopped dried apricots. I also added 1/4 c strawberry chia jam (it’s soooo easy to make!) to help sweeten. Strawberry chia jam: http://www.thenaturalnurturer.com/blog/2014/7/7/strawberry-chia-jam Smothered Meatballs and Marinara: adapted from http://blog.myfitnesspal.com/smothered-meatballs-marinara/ Mix 1 lb ground beef with 1/4 c ricotta, 1/4 c shredded cheddar, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1/8 c quinoa, and
Sweet potato sausage balls 3 c baking mix (here’s a whole wheat one you could double and then keep in your freezer for everyday! http://www.fatgirltrappedinaskinnybody.com/2012/07/wheat-baking-mix-homemade-bisquick/) 1 pound sausage 1 c shredded cheddar 2 c sweet potato, mashed (and already cooked) Combine all ingredients. Roll into balls and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes, or until brown. Caramelized Onion and Asparagus
Chocolate Peanut Butter Overnight Oats http://www.thenaturalnurturer.com/blog/2015/3/9/chocolate-peanut-butter-overnight-oats No modifications. Garlic Bread Avocado Toasts http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/garlic-bread-avocado-toasts/ No modifications, just be cautious with the red pepper flakes. Crockpot BBQ Chicken 4-6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (you can even throw them in frozen!) 1 12 oz bottle of BBQ sauce (be sure it doesn’t have honey if babe is under 1) 1/4 c vinegar 1/4 c coconut sugar (subbed for
Spaghetti Squash Hash Browns: 1 c spaghetti squash 1 c shredded potato 1 tbsp oil Mix the squash and potato together and squish together to form patties. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place patties on warmed skillet and cook for 5-7 minutes per side. Transfer to paper towel to drain. Baked Mustard, Ham, & Cheese Sliders http://www.thenovicechefblog.com/2014/04/baked-mustard-ham-and-cheese-sliders/ Modifications: I used Applegate