Tag: fixate

Tabouli Quinoa Chicken Bowls

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If I’ve learned anything from this health journey, it is that meal prep is the key to staying on track. I actually thought it would be easier to follow the 80 Day Obsession meal plan now that school is out. While it is in some regard because I am awake for less hours each day, so eating every 2 – 3 hours is much easier, I am not as good with meal prepping.

With a three day conference to start my week, I wanted to go back to meal prep, and I am so excited for these Tabouli Quinoa Chicken Bowls. Super easy and able to make lunch for the next 4 days. The following recipe is for one bowl, but super easy to duplicate it for as many days as you need.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup red onions
  • 1/2 cup tomato
  • 1/2 cup cucumbers
  • 3/4 cup cooked chicken (I seasoned mine with Nature’s Promise Mango Habanero)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon mint
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • Dash of salt

Directions

  1. Mix all together
  2. Enjoy

I got this recipe from Fixate, which is actually part of the Beachbody on Demand suite of on demand health and fitness videos. I love looking at it each week because new recipes are added each week, and if you follow 21 Day Fix or 80 Day Obsession, it designates the container equivalent. It also gives the nutritional value so if you follow a different program such as Weight Watchers or counting macros, you can also do that. It also designates if recipes are Paleo Friendly, Gluten Free, or Vegan!

Interested? Let me know and I can help you get a 2 week free trial.

Sausage Minestrone Soup

Oh my gosh! This was maybe the best soup I made and so so easy! I adapted it from Fixate which is a cookbook/show that focuses on clean eating and correct portions! I was very pleased with how this came out and how filling it was!

Ingredients 

  • Chicken sausage (remove from casing)
  • 3-4 carrots, chopped
  • 3-4 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 1/2 onion
  • 4 gloves of garlic, chopped
  • 6 cups of low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 lb of Swiss chard
  • 1 28 oz can whole peeled tomato
  • 1 can of canenneli beans 
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Olive oil or similar for sauté

Directions

  1. In a large pot, sauté onions, carrots, celery, and sausage in oil until sausage is almost cooked. Add garlic 
  2. Add vegetable broth and continue cooking over medium high heat
  3. Cut tomatoes and place in pot with liquid remaining in can
  4. Chop swish chard (remove stem) and add to pot
  5. Drain beans and add to soup
  6. Add salt & pepper for seasoning. Simmer for 15-20 minutes 
  7. Serve with Parmesan cheese if desired

Notes

  • I would definitely make this again and play around with vegetables