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Roasted Brussels and Sweet Taters

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This is great one for meal prepping as you can roast a large batch and a time and have enough for several days.  You can also do this with really ANY veggie or tuber so experiment away!

 

This recipe is: Gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, vegan, soy free, egg free, nut free

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INGREDIENTS:

- 2-4 large sweet potatoes

- 28oz brussels sprouts

- 1/4 cup Olive oil

- 1/2 tsp Salt and pepper

- Rosemary or additional seasonings of your choice

 

DIRECTIONS:

1.  Preheat oven to 400 F.  Wash sweet potatoes, rinse brussels and remove outer leaves.  Dice sweet potatoes, trim stem of brussels and cut in half and place in LARGE mixing bowl.

 

2. Pour olive oil, salt, pepper and additional seasonings, tossing till all pieces are evenly coated.  Place seasoned sweet potatoes and brussels on a baking tray or two.  Place in oven baking for 15-20min then tossing and baking for another 15-20min.  (brussels may cook faster than sweet potatoes so feel free to pull those out early.

 

3. Let cool and enjoy with some Whole 30 Inspired Turkey Meat Balls!

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Cilantro Lime Quinoa and Sesame Ginger Chicken

This is probably one of the easiest dinners to prepare.  Just a few ingredients and you're set for a dinner that gives you protein, carbs and fats. This is also a great meal to prep, cook up a bunch of chicken breasts and double or triple the quinoa portions so you can enjoy for 3-4 days.

 

TIME TO CONSUME: This can be a post training meal (think 1-2hour post training after you've had your recovery shake) or just one of your meals throughout the day.

 

Serves 2

INGREDIENTS

- 2 boneless skinless chicken breast

- 1/2 cup Annies Sesame Ginger Salad Dressing

- 1-2 cups Dry quinoa

- juice of 1 lime

- few fresh sprigs of cilantro

 

DIRECTIONS

1.  Marinate chicken breast in the sesame ginger dressing for 1+hrs

2.  Cook quinoa according to package instructions.  Once complete add juice of lime and cilantro

3.  Barbecue chicken breasts after marinating, roughly 12min on each side or until internal temperature reaches 160F

4.  Place chicken breast atop quinoa and top with cilantro, side with any steamed veggies or roasted brussels sprouts

5. Enjoy

 

NUTRITION FACTS - will vary depending on your serving size of chicken and quinoa

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