Healthy PROTEIN Recipes

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Healthy PROTEIN Recipes

 

#1    Low Carb Spaghetti Squash with Chicken & Broccoli

Ingredients:

* 1 whole squash

* 1/2 lb. boneless chicken breast

*fresh broccoli

* 1/2 tbsp of garlic powder and pepper for taste

* 1 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

* 1/2 white onion

Instructions:

Set the oven to 350 degrees.  Cut the squash in half, long ways and scoop out seeds of each half. Bake the squash for 45 minutes.  Cut the chicken breast into long strips, slice the onion and chop the raw broccoli.  Over medium heat, golden the chicken in a skillet with extra virgin olive oil.  When chicken is cooked, remove chicken from skillet, and add the onion and broccoli.  Add garlic and pepper for flavor and let simmer for 2 minutes over medium heat.  Once squash is done cooking, use a fork and rake the center, creating the spaghetti strands.  Fill each squash with the chicken and vegetable mixture.

Nutrition Facts

“Squash – Spaghetti Baked”

1 Serving = 1 cup

Calories 42 Sodium 28 mg
Total Fat 0 g Potassium 0 mg
Saturated 0 g Total Carbs 10 g
Polyunsaturated 0 g Dietary Fiber 2 g
Monounsaturated 0 g Sugars 3 g
Trans 0 g Protein 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Vitamin A 3% Calcium 3%
Vitamin C 9% Iron 3%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

 

#2   Protein Oatmeal Pancake

Ingredients:

*1/4 cup old-fashioned oatmeal
*4-6 egg whites
*1.5 tablespoons Splenda sugar substitute
* 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
*1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Directions:

Blend all ingredients in blender or with hand blender on a low speed just until everything is blended. Then pour in med/large pan (heated to medium with Pam spray). Let cook until bubble form on top and start to pop to form open holes (usually 5 minutes). Flip and let cook another 3 minutes. (Makes one large pancake.)

 

#3  Banana, Cinnamon and Peanut Butter Protein Shake  (Perfect pre-workout snack!)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Almond Milk
  • 1 frozen medium Banana
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon Natural Peanut Butter

Cooking Instructions

Put all ingredients in a blender for a minute. Then enjoy! This recipe makes one serving.

 

 

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