Cooking the Red Mountain Way: A Day of Meals #5
Breakfast Inspiration: Vanilla “Tapioca” Pudding
- 1 package Miracle Rice
- 1 RM Vanilla Protein Drink
- 6 strawberries, diced
- Cinnamon (to taste)
Prepare the Miracle Rice as directed on the package; be sure to cook on a hot man for at least 5 minutes to reduce the amount of water. When Miracle Rice is ready, combine with 1 serving of protein powder and 8 oz water. Stir to combine, then add in the diced strawberries and a sprinkling of cinnamon to finish. Cover bowl with tin foil or transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate at least 4 hours to thicken mixture. Once ready, serve cold.
Lunch & Dinner Inspiration: Cajun Shrimp & Vegetable Skillet
- 8 oz large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 cup zucchini, sliced
- 1 cup medium yellow squash, sliced
- 1 cup red bell peppers, chopped into chunks
- 1 cup asparagus, sliced into thirds
- 4 Tbsp Cajun seasoning
In a large bowl, combine the shrimp and chopped vegetable and toss with Cajun seasoning. Then, grease a skillet using a little zero-calorie nonstick cooking spray. Once heated to medium-high heat, cook shrimp & vegetables for about 5-7 minutes until the shrimp is pink and the vegetables are tender. When done, remove from heat & garnish with fresh parsley & a little lime juice.
Lunch & Dinner Inspiration: Grilled Lebanese Salad
- 8 plum tomatoes
- 8 oz whole mushrooms
- 2 medium red onions
- 2 medium green peppers
- 2 radishes
- 1/2 tsp garlic salt
- 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and sliced
- 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
- 3 Tbsp Walden Farms Balsamic Vinaigrette
Cut vegetables into small pieces and add to a large bowl. Sprinkle with garlic salt and toss to coat. Then, transfer vegetables to a grill wok or basket. Grill for 8-12 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. When done, remove the vegetables from the heat and add the cucumber and basil. Drizzle with Vinaigrette and gently toss to coat.
Dessert & Snack Inspiration: Simple Caramel Lollipops
- Walden Farms Caramel Dip
- Lollipop sticks (as needed)
Prepare a baking sheet by lining with parchment paper. Carefully, use a spoon to measure out your desired diameter of caramel. Place lollipop stick in the center of the caramel circle. Freeze & enjoy when hardened.
Serving size dependent on individual calorie allotment or diet plan