2018 Week 18 Grilled Jerk Chicken

Ingredients 2 Chicken breast  1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1 teaspoon ground allspice 2 tablespoon coconut sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoon lime juice Directions  Combine all ingredients except water in a freezer bag.  Turn to coat chicken.  Freeze or refrigerate…

2018 Week 18 Grilled Chipotle Lime Chicken

Ingredients  2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons adobo sauce (from a can of chipotle peppers) 1/2 teaspoon paprika 2 teaspoons brown sugar 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/4 teaspoon salt Instructions Combine all ingredients in a heavy duty freezer bag. Add chicken breasts and turn to coat in marinade. Freeze or refrigerate.  Grill or bake….

2018 Week 18 Grilled Sweet Chili Chicken

Ingredients 2 Chicken Breast  3 TBSP soy sauce 6 TBSP sweet chili sauce 2 TBSP water (add just before baking) Directions  Combine all ingredients except water in a freezer bag.  Turn to coat chicken.  Freeze or refrigerate overnight.  Grill or bake in a 425 degree oven (don’t forget to add the water!) for 20-30 or…

2018 Week 18 Grilled Honey Garlic Steak

Ingredients 2 steaks (sirloin or ribeye work the best!) 2 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoon soy sauce  4 tablespoons honey 1 clove garlic, minced Directions  Combine all ingredients except water in a freezer bag.  Turn to coat chicken.  Freeze or refrigerate overnight.  Grill or bake in a 425 degree oven for 20-30 or until chicken…

2018 Week 18 Grilled Cilantro Lime Pork Chops

Ingredients  1 lb Pork chops  2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons lime juice 4 teaspoons honey 1/4 cup cilantro leaves, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon salt Instructions Combine all ingredients in a heavy duty freezer bag. Add pork chops and turn to coat in marinade. Marinate the chicken in the fridge…

2018 Week 18 Cauliflower & Kale Frittata

Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 small onion, sliced 2 cups small cauliflower florets 1/4 cup water 5 cups chopped kale 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper, divided 8 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 cup crumbled goat cheese 1 package of…

2018 Week 18 Orange Overnight Oats

Ingredients  2 cups unsweetened coconut milk  2 cups gluten free old fashioned rolled oats  1 cup plain unsweetened Greek yogurt  1/2 cup unsweetened flaked coconut  2 oranges, zested (4 teaspoons)  2 TBSP honey (I used 8-10 drops of liquid orange stevia!)  1 tsp fresh thyme Directions In a large bowl combine all ingredients and divide…

Week 18 Cajun Shrimp Mason Jar Salad

Ingredients  1 Green pepper, chopped  1/2 onion, chopped  1 lb. Shrimp  4 cups spinach or baby kale  1 – 2 TBSP Todd’s Bayou Dirt Cajun seasoning  1 TBSP Extra Virgin Olive Oil  4 TBSP Chipotle Ranch dressing  Instructions  Sautee pepper, onion and shrimp with Olive Oil and Cajun Seasoning. Divide Cajun mixture and spinach/kale between…

2018 Week 18 Menu

2018 Week 18 – The menu for the coming week! @MyTrainerMelissa @FoothillsWellnessCenter Monday Breakfast – Cauliflower & Kale Frittata (make ahead on Sunday afternoon) Snack – Orange overnight oatmeal (make ahead on Sunday afternoon) Lunch – Cajun Shrimp mason jar salad (make ahead on Sunday) Dinner – Grilled Cilantro-Lime Pork Tuesday Breakfast – Cauliflower &…

2018 Week 17 Fig & Goat Cheese Mason Jar Salad

Ingredients 2 cups mixed salad greens 4 dried figs, stemmed and sliced 2 oz. cooked chicken chopped  1 ounce fresh goat cheese, crumbled 1.5 tablespoons slivered almonds, preferably toasted Dressing  2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar .5 teaspoon honey Pinch of sea salt Freshly ground pepper to taste Directions Layer ingredients in the following order…

2018 Week 17 Crockpot Orange Chicken

Ingredients  4-6 Chicken Breasts  1 jar of gluten free BBQ sauce  1 jar or orange marmalade (low sugar)  Directions Lay chicken breast in the bottom of crockpot.  Pour BBQ sauce and marmalade on top.  Cook on keep warm all day.  Enjoy!

2018 Week 17 Crockpot Pesto Chicken

Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. chicken breasts 1/2 tsp. sea salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1 cup jarred pesto  1/4 cup ghee 1/2 lemon These items don’t get added until the end 1 lb. brown rice rotini cooked and drained 1/2 cup parmesan 2 cups shredded mozzarella 1/4 tsp. dried basil to garnish Instructions 1. Add the…