Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Start of a new week

Eating Clean today looks like:

Breakfast (me)- Protein drink with almond milk, oatmeal, flax, frozen blueberries
Breakfast (kids)- yogurt, high fiber cereal, raspberries

Snack (me)- half a cucumber, drizzle of olive oil dressing (no sugar) and 4 oz turkey salami lunch meat from Whole Foods (no nitrates and no sugar)
Snack (kids): Quinoa Health Bar (recipe below)

Lunch (me): grilled chicken, squash and an apple
Lunch (kids): grilled chicken, tater tots, squash, banana

Kids Snack: Apple, low fat cheese stick
My Snack: Quinoa Health Bar

Dinner: Whole wheat tortilla, refried beans, shredded zucchini, shredded cheese (small amount)...the kids LOVED these little burritos and didn't even notice the shredded zucchini in them.

Snack (me): baby carrots and hummus
Snack (kids): pear, almond butter and natural sugar free jelly on ezekiel whole sprouted wheat bread and Josi same bread with natural cream cheese

Quinoa Health Bars


  • 2 1/2 c quinoa flakes
  • 1/2 c ground flaxseed
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • 1/2 c agave nectar or honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 mashed bananas
  • 1 c dark carob chips


Mix all ingredients in a food processor until blended, pour into baking dish

Bake: 15 TO 20 MINUTES AT 375

Cut into snack sized bars

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