21 Day Fix
Healthy meal and snack ideas for people following the 21 Day Fix nutrition plan
Pecans ground up in the food processor, salt, and pepper. A simple replacement for breading on my chicken about to go in the oven. To be eaten with honey mustard sauce... Literally just honey and mustard stirred together. Oh, and a big serving of roasted veggies too. Healthy eating doesn't have to be complicated.#21dayfix
• livingvibrantly Salad idea coming your way!! Kale massaged with olive oil, lemon, honey, salt, and pepper. Add blueberries, shredded carrots, and roasted potatoes. Serve with the protein of your choice (I chose homemade meatloaf that was also packed with veggies.) #21dayfix 2 green, 1 purple, 1 yellow, 1 orange.
One of my favorite tricks to get more vegetables into my diet is to substitute them for pasta. #21dayfix. Shred a head of cabbage and put it in the bottom of a greased baking dish. Cook in a skillet: 1 Tbsp olive oil, 1 onion, 2 cloves garlic, 1 red bell pepper, 1 lb ground pork, S+P, 1/2 tsp herbs de Provence, 15 oz can crushed tomatoes, 1 Tbsp tomato paste. Once it's all cooked, stir in 2 c cooked brown rice. Mix well and pour over cabbage. Cover and bake 40 minutes at 425.
I made a double portion of turkey meatloaf. Ate it fresh (and as leftovers) with a salad, then tonight crumbled up the other half of it and served it with brown rice (cooked in a big batch as my grain for the week); kale and carrots (the leftover veggies in the fridge), onions, garlic, and ginger browned in olive oil; a bit of chicken broth for moisture; and to punch up the flavor, curry powder, fresh mint, and feta.#21dayfix per serving: 1 red, 1 yellow, 1 green, 1/2 blue, 1 teaspoon.
Easiest healthy dinner: chicken and veggies on the grill! Chicken (red) marinated in olive oil, soy sauce or coconut aminos, lemon juice, honey, cumin, ginger, and black pepper. (I count the marinade as orange.) Grill it on skewers with onions and bell peppers (green) and pineapple (purple)! #21dayfix
Sunday skillet recipe! All #21dayfix container counts are per serving (assuming the recipe makes 4 servings). Heat 4 tsp olive oil over medium heat. Add 4 scallions, 2 green peppers, and a bunch of asparagus . Cook until peppers are charred, then add 8 eggs, beaten. Scramble while adding salt and pepper to taste. Once eggs are cooked, stir in 8 small corn. Along with 1/2 munch cilantro, chopped, and 1 c shredded cheddar.
This lasagna/goulash-style dish is a mix of ground pork, brown rice, red peppers, onions, garlic, herbs de Provence, tomatoes, and tomato paste, poured over a heaped shredded cabbage in a greased baking dish. Bale for 40 minutes at 425...and then top with shredded Parmesan, of course!! #21dayfix per serving: 1 red, 1 yellow, 1 green, 1 blue, 1 teaspoon (for the oil to grease the dish).
One of my favorite tricks to get more vegetables into my diet is to substitute them for pasta. Zoodles (zucchini noodles) This lasagna/goulash-style dish is a mix of ground pork, brown rice, red peppers, onions, garlic, herbs de Provence, tomatoes, and tomato paste, poured over a heaped shredded cabbage in a greased baking dish. Bale for 40 minutes at 425...and then top with shredded Parmesan, of course!! #21dayfix per serving: 1 red, 1 yellow, 1 green, 1 blue, 1 teaspoon (fr the oil to grease)
Today's tip for simplifying healthy eating: MAKE EXTRA. Ate it fresh (and as leftovers) with a salad, then tonight crumbled up the other half of it and served it with brown rice (cooked in a big batch as my grain for the week); kale and carrots (the leftover veggies in the fridge), onions, garlic, and ginger browned in olive oil; a bit of chicken broth for moisture; and to punch up the flavor, curry powder, fresh mint, and feta. #21dayfix per serving: 1 red, 1 yellow, 1 green, 1/2 blue, 1 tsp
Fresh veggies instead of take-our or a frozen dinner. Complex carbs (such as beans) instead of white rice. Small choices like this add up over time. 🕰 I've started a little club over on Facebook where we're each going to commit to trying one new and different form of self-care each day for 21 days, July 4-24. We'll hold one another accountable and inspire each other with creative ideas! Click the link in my profile to join us... I'd love to have you! 👭
Spinach, shredded carrots, celery, scallions, green pepper, kidney beans, leftover roasted potatoes, ham and pineapple, with a dressing of yogurt, cider vinegar, maple syrup, and black pepper. Heavy on veggies and protein -- and flavor, lower on carbs #ftw #21dayfix 2 green, 1 red, 1.5 yellow, 1/2 purple, 1 orange
Brunch was frittata with whole wheat croutons and tons of veggies (asparagus, green peppers, onions, mushrooms), topped with a dusting of Parmesan and served with a side of pineapple! #21dayfix per serving 1 red, 1 yellow, 1 green, 1/2 blue, 1 teaspoon, 1 purple
Some fruit (mango) in my salsa this meal! Other than that I was faithful to my meal plan and dutifully set aside my asparagus couscous to eat with eggs in the morning! It takes restraint but it's getting easier! #22minutehardcorps #21dayfix 2 red, 1/2 purple, 1 green, 1 teaspoon
This pozole was the perfect combination... Tastes of spring (avocado) and warming elements for this chilly evening (steak, chipotles in adobo, onions, garlic, cabbage, carrots, kale, tomato paste, oregano, cumin, beef broth). I put hominy in at the last minute for Sean, after dishing up my own. #21dayfix 1 red, 1 green, 1 blue, 1 teaspoon (and 1 yellow for the hominy)
Gorgeous spring veggies! This deliciousness was much needed! This was egg salad with carrots, bell peppers, tomatoes, and scallions, with a dressing of avocado, yogurt, and mustard. Served on a corn tortilla for the hubby and plain (with hot sauce) for me. #21dayfix 1 green, 1 red, 1 blue, and 1 yellow if you're eating those tortillas
Ground chicken with red curry paste, paprika, ginger, garlic, and onions, cooked with carrots, kale, bell peppers, chicken broth, and a touch of maple syrup. Served on a bad of oven fries with a splash of Greek yogurt for the hubby - plain for me cause #nocarbs #sigh #21dayfix 1 green, 1 red, 1 teaspoon - plus a yellow if doing the potato option.
Pork tenderloin with apple squash quinoa. Roast a small butternut squash with the skin on (375F for an hour). Discard seeds and stem when cool, and chop into cubes. Cook 1C quinoa. Place a 12oz pork tenderloin in a glass baking dish. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, 1/2tsp paprika, and 2sprigs of fresh rosemary,chopped. Bake at 400F for 30mins. Heat 4tsp olive oil. Add squash cubes and cook for a few mins. Add quinoa and 3 apples diced. Add 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. #21dayfix
Baked pears with cinnamon and a drizzle of honey make and amazing snack with some Greek yogurt and chopped walnuts. Bake at 350F for half an hour - and my #kitchenhack is to take a thin slice off the bottom so they sit flat on the baking stone instead of rocking. #21dayfix
You can expect your meals on this plan to be COLORFUL, with tons of fruits and veggies and lots of protein! - sweet and spicy mini meatloaves - chili mango shrimp with peppers and rice - chipotle lime roasted chicken - pork melon salad with cucumber, pine nuts, and fresh herbs - super simple frittata - pork carnitas with tomatillos and eggs over easy - spiced popcorn - honey cinnamon baked pears - cocoa avocado pudding #21dayfix
Place 6 cod fillets (about 1.5 lbs) in a glass baking dish. Drizzle the cod w/ 1Tbsp olive oil and a zest of a lemon. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and 1 Tbsp capers. Bake at 400F for 20 minutes.cook whole wheat pasta (3cups cooked) drain when done. Heat 1Tbsp olive oil in a large skillet. Add 3 cloves garlic, minced, and cook for 1min; add 12oz fresh spinach and sauté until wilted. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 2 red, 2 yellow, 1 green, 2 teaspoons #21dayfix