Healthy

Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 2   ripe bananas
  • 2   cups Ice
  • 1/3   cup plain Yogurt
  • 1/2   cup cooked oatmeal
  • 1/3   cup raw almonds
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 dates (optional)

Directions:

Put all ingredients in a blender, ice in last.

Blend starting from low to high, and remain on high until smoothie is thick and creamy.

 

Source: chiquitabananas.com

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Homemade Apple Chips

Ingredients:
  • Apples
  • Cinnamon
  • Sugar

Preheat oven to 200 degrees, then line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Stir together the Cinnamon & Sugar in a small bowl, then sprinkle half of the mixture onto the baking sheet.

Cut up the apple slices as thin as possible.

Arrange the slices on the baking sheet. Sprinkle the remaining mixture on top.

Bake in oven for about 2 hours.

From:

http://buquad.com/2012/03/07/healthy-snacking-crispy-apple-chips/

http://www.avclub.us/megret/?p=1582

http://abstractgrace.blogspot.co.il/2012/05/homemade-baked-apple-chips.html

homemade apple chips

Fruit Pizza

Ingredients:

  • 1 small pack of ready made sugar cookie dough
  • 4 cups of colorful fruit of your preference
  • 1  8 ounces pack/bar of softened cream cheese
  • 1 pack of cool whip

 

Directions:

1.    Roll sugar cookie dough into small balls just under an inch and place them in muffin trays, in cup shapes.
2.    Cook sugar cookie cups in the oven at 350 degrees for approx 7 mins,
3.    Whip cream cheese.
4.    Add in cool whip until well integrated.
5.    Transfer the whip in a plastic food storage bag, cut off the corner of the bag with scissors and squeeze out the cream onto the baked cookies.
6.    Play around with the adding of fruits as you like.

No-Bake Energy Bites

Ingredients:

For about 20 bites
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (or other nut butter)
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/2 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Directions:

Cool recipe from Smashed Peas and Carrots
As simple as it gets –
Mix all the ingredients together.
Refrigerate it for a while in order to make the mix firmer and easier to work with.
Make small balls, bite size, from the mix. Refrigerate.
Optional – Roll the balls in coconut, make it less sticky and adds a little twist too it.
Detailed directions with photos in the link below – 

Clean and Lean Lettuce Wrap

  • Serves 4

Ingredients 

  • 4 leaves iceberg lettuce
  • 4 slices roast turkey
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • 250g hummus
  • sprinkle of paprika

 

Top a lettuce leaf with a slice of turkey, cucumber, hummus and paprika, then, as if it were a sandwich, wrap it up with another piece of lettuce.
Repeat with the remaining ingredients.*serving suggestion This can be done with a variety of ingredients, such as tomatoes, avocados or peppers, as well as salmon, chicken, lamb or prawns.
White cheeses, herbs, garlic, lemon juice, paprika, turmeric, oregano, all work too. Whatever you have in your fridge!

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