Healthy and delicious recipes (plus a way to get more!)
Are you in a rut of eating the same foods every day? I get in that groove some times of eating the same thing. In the same order. Day after day. Maybe this will help. I will give you 2 recipes from the Adventure Boot Camp Cook Book. Here is a description of this awesome resource: "The Adventure Boot Camp Cook Book is a compilation of the most wholesome, healthy and nutritious recipes from 24 of the top Adventure Boot Camp Coaches in the country and Chef Barbara Apt. The book is arranged in the same way that personal fitness professionals empower their clients to eat for a lean, strong, and vibrant body. This book includes over 100 delicious recipes and will be close to 120 pages in length. The recipes, introductory and final chapters include professional images of 20 different styled, flavorful, and natural foods. " If you are interested in it is an e-book so there is no delivery cost and it comes to you the same day. Go to my web site www.HuntsvilleBootCamp.com and look for the ABC cook book logo on the left side of the page. On to the recipes:
Orange and Avocado Salad
3 large oranges
6 cups romaine lettuce
3/4 cup peeled and chopped avocado
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 black pepper
1/4 hot sauce
Peel and section oranges over bowl; squeeze membranes to extract juice--set sections aside and and discard membranes. Reserve 4 tablespoons of juice.
Combine orange sections, avocado, and lettuce in a bowl and toss gently. Combine reserved orange juice, vinegar,sugar, salt, pepper, and hot sauce in a bowl and whisk until combined.
Pour juice mixture over salad and toss gently to coat.
Nutritional breakdown per serving
Fat 3.9 grams
Protein 1.8 grams
Carbs 14.9 grams
Lean pork and pineapple skewers
12 oz pork tenderloin
1 tablespoon brown sugar
2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon orange juice
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
black pepper to taste
10 1-inch fresh pineapple
10 1-inch red bell pepper
10 1-inch chunks red onion
non-stick cooking spray
Cut pork into 10 1-inch cubes. Combine brown sugar, soy sauce, orange juice, lemon juice, ginger, salt, and black pepper in zip lock bag and shake until well mixed. Add pork to bag and marinate at least 1 hour, but 4 hours is ideal.
Thread 5 pork cubes, 5 pineapple cubes, 5 red pepper cubes, and 5 red onions alternately onto a 10-12 inch skewer.
Heat grill to high, coat grill with non-stick spray. Grill 12-14 minutes or until done. Turning and basting often with reserve marinade.
Stuff that tastes good and is good for you? Win, win! Check them out at www.HuntsvilleBootcamp.com