Live the Red Mountain Way

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Cooking the Red Mountain Way: A Day of Meals #5


 

Breakfast Inspiration: Vanilla “Tapioca” Pudding

Ingredients: 

    • 1 package Miracle Rice
    • 1 RM Vanilla Protein Drink
    • 6 strawberries, diced
    • Cinnamon (to taste)

Directions:

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

Ingredients:

  • 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

Directions:

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

Ingredients:

  • 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

Directions:

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

Ingredients:

  • Walden Farms Caramel Dip
  • Lollipop sticks (as needed)

Directions:

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