Live the Red Mountain Way

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Cooking the Red Mountain Way: A Day of Meals #3


 

Breakfast Inspiration: Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake

Ingredients: 

    • 1 Thick & Rich Chocolate Protein Shake (mixed with water)
    • Torani® Sugar-Free Peanut Butter Syrup (to taste)
    • 4-5 Ice Cubes

Directions:

Combine Ingredients in a blender and pulse until fully combined. Add water if desired to reach a smoother consistency.


 

Lunch & Dinner Inspiration: Apricot Glazed Salmon

Ingredients:

  • 2 6-oz salmon filets
  • 2 tsp Walden Farms Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Walden Farms Apricot Fruit Spread
  • 1/3 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix vinegar, preserves, garlic powder and sea salt in a small bowl to make glaze.
  3. Brush glaze over salmon and bake for 15 minutes. Serve hot.

 

Lunch & Dinner Inspiration: Garlic Collard Greens

Ingredients:

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 16 oz collard greens, cut into 2-in segments
  • Salt & pepper (to taste)
  • Red pepper flakes (to taste)

Directions:

  1. Place a large pan over medium-high heat & spray with a little zero-calorie nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Add garlic to pan and cook until fragrant. When ready, add collard greens and sauté until they start to wilt.
  3. Pour in chicken broth, seasoning with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes as desired. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until greens are tender.

 

Dessert & Snack Inspiration: Healthy “Sour Patch Kids”

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 package sugar-free watermelon JELL-O®
  • 1 package sugar-free lemon JELL-O®

Directions:

  1. Mix JELL-O® flavors in a small bowl and set aside. Pour about ¼ of the mixture onto a plate.
  2. Rinse blueberries and pat until mostly dry. Add a few blueberries at a time to the plate of JELL-O® mix and roll around until completely coated.
  3. When coated, remove the blueberries and place in a separate bowl. Repeat the process, adding more JELL-O® mix to the plate as needed, until all blueberries have been coated.
  4. Place your bowl of JELL-O® covered blueberries into the refrigerator for at least one hour.

 

Serving size dependent on individual calorie allotment or diet plan