A Day’s Worth of Healthy Meals

HAC’s Lose it for Life program is about learning how to change behavior and making habits stick! But with so much going on in life’s daily bustle, it can be difficult to plan healthy meals throughout the day. So here’s a freebie for you – six healthful, easy to make meal and snack recipes for you to reference when life gets a little too crazy to sit down and plan out what you’ll be putting in your stomach:

BREAKFAST: Cottage Cheese, Pineapple and Honeycottage-breakfast

Yields: 1 serving
1 cup 2% Cottage Cheese
½ cup pineapple chunks
1 tablespoon honey

1. Combine ingredients and enjoy!

MORNING SNACK: Apples and Peanut Butteapple-slices-with-peanut-butter-morning snack.jpgr

Yields: 1 serving
1 Medium Apple
2 tablespoon of All Natural
Peanut Butter

LUNCH: Chicken Pita Sandwich

Yields: 1 Servingchicken-pita-sandwich-1983452-x.jpg
1 cup baby spinach
4 ounces cooked skinless, boneless chicken
½ cup sliced red bell pepper
2 tablespoons low-fat
Italian vinaigrette
1 6-inch) whole-grain pita, cut in half
Half Avocado, sliced

1. Combine the spinach, the cooked chicken, bell peppers, avocado, and vinaigrette in a bowl.
2. Toss the vinaigrette gently.
3. Serve all of the ingredients together in pita halves.

AFTERNOON SNACK: Hummus and Veggie Stickshummus.jpg

Yields: 1 Serving
½ cup Hummus
1 teaspoon of olive oil (drizzle into hummus)
Assortment of veggies: (Consider carrots,
radishes, cucumbers, tomatoes, and celery).

DINNER: Pan-Grilled Halibut with Chimichurrihalibut-chimichurri-ck-l.jpg

1½ tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
1½ tablespoons olive oil
1½ tablespoons fresh lemon juice
½ teaspoon salt, divided
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
Cooking spray
4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets

1. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir in ¼ teaspoon salt and ⅛ teaspoon pepper.
2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle remaining ¼ teaspoon salt and ⅛ teaspoon pepper over fish.
3. Add fish to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.
4. Serve with sauce.

DESSERT: Warm Apple Delightwarm-apple-delight.png

6 Apples
2 tablespoons coconut oil
2 tablespoons shredded coconut
Handful activated pepita seeds
Handful activated sunflower seeds
Handful activated walnuts
Handful macadamias
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1 teaspoon cinnamon

1. Preheat oven to 120° celsius (248° fahrenheit)
2. Cut all the apples into chunks and add to boiling water on the stove and let simmer until soft.
3. Throw apples, coconut oil, coconut, pepita’s, sun flower seeds, hazelnuts, walnuts, macadamias, nutmeg and cinnamon into a large mixing bowl and mix well.
4. Place evenly on a baking tray and bake on 120° for 20 minutes or until nuts are golden and crunchy.
5. Serve with fresh blueberries.
Source: foodmatterstv.com


One thought on “A Day’s Worth of Healthy Meals

  1. I’m curious about the calorie content of the pita bread… I know tortillas are about double the calories of bread, I wondered if the same applies to the pita wraps.

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