lunch


April 3, 20160

Total Time: 10 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 4 servings

21 Fix Containers:

  • 1 Red
  • 1 yellow
  • 1 blue

Avocado Egg Salad Toast

Avocado Egg Salad Toast

Ingredients

  • 8 large hard-boiled eggs, coarsely chopped
  • 1 ripe medium avocado, slightly mashed
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • 4 slices low-sodium sprouted whole-grain bread, toasted
  • 1 cup watercress

Instructions

  1. Combine eggs, avocado, lemon juice, and salt in a medium bowl; mix well.
  2. Spread ¼ of egg mixture onto each slice of toast.
  3. Top evenly with watercress.
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http://alesharosefitness.com/2016/04/03/avocado-egg-salad-toast/



April 3, 20160

Total Time: 15 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 5 servings

21 Day Fix Containers:

  • 2 green
  • 1 yellow
  • 1/2 red
  • 1/2 blue
  • 1/2 orange

 

Salad Niçoise

Salad Niçoise

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. coarse-grained Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 cups shredded romaine (or Bibb lettuce or mixed greens)
  • 1 (7-oz) can solid white tuna, packed in water, drained, flaked into large pieces
  • 8 oz steamed green beans, cooled
  • 4 boiled medium new potatoes, cooled, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 large hard-boiled eggs, quartered lengthwise
  • 4 medium tomatoes, quartered
  • ¼ medium red onion, sliced
  • 8 black olives, pitted
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped Italian parsley (for garnish; optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl; whisk to blend.
  2. Slowly add oil, whisking continuously, until blended. Set aside.
  3. Evenly arrange lettuce on five serving plates. Top with tuna, green beans, potatoes, eggs, tomatoes, onion, and olives.
  4. Evenly drizzle dressing over salads.
  5. Garnish with parsley if desired.
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http://alesharosefitness.com/2016/04/03/salad-nicoise/

You may also enjoy vegetarian pizza salad



April 1, 20160

Total Time: 18 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 8 min.
Yield: 8 servings

21 Day Fix Containers:

  • 1 yellow
  • 1 tsp.

Tomato-Thyme Pita Crisps

Tomato-Thyme Pita Crisps

Ingredients

  • 5 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped (or 2 tsp. dried)
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 (6½-inch) whole wheat pitas, split (tops removed from bottoms), cut into quarters
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 cups chopped tomatoes (or sliced cherry tomatoes)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Combine basil, pepper, thyme, and cheese in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.
  3. Spread pita wedges evenly on baking sheet.
  4. Lightly brush each wedge with oil.
  5. Sprinkle basil mixture evenly over pita wedges. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes, or until golden brown.
  6. Top pita wedges evenly with tomatoes. Serve immediately.
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http://alesharosefitness.com/2016/04/01/tomato-thyme-pita-crisps/



March 28, 20160

Total Time: 6 hrs. 22 min.
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cooking Time: 6 hrs. 2 min.
Yield: 4 servings, 2 fajitas each

21 Day Fix Containers:

  • 2 green
  • 1 red
  • 1 1/2 yellow
  • 1/2 blue

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

Slow Cooker Chicken Fajitas

Ingredients

  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes (or diced tomatoes with green chiles), no salt added
  • 1 medium onion, cut into quarters, sliced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 medium orange bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 2 tsp. ground chile powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 lb. raw chicken breast, boneless, skinless, sliced
  • 8 6-inch whole wheat flour tortillas, warm
  • ½ cup fresh tomato salsa
  • 8 tsp. low-fat (1%) plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ medium avocado, sliced
  • Finely chopped cilantro

Instructions

  1. Place tomatoes, onion, bell peppers, chile powder, cumin, pepper, and lime juice in a 3-quart slow cooker; mix well.
  2. Add chicken; cook, covered, on low temperature for 4 to 5 hours (or on high or 2 to 3 hours), stirring once or twice, until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender.
  3. Evenly divide mixture between tortillas. Top evenly with salsa, yogurt, avocado, and cilantro.
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http://alesharosefitness.com/2016/03/28/slow-cooker-chicken-fajitas/

You may also enjoy turkey tostados



March 28, 20160

Total Time: 2 hrs. 5 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 8 servings, about ½ cup each

21 Day Fix Containers:

  • 1/2 green
  • 1 yellow

Black Bean Salad

Black Bean Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (15-oz. each) black beans, rinsed, drained
  • 1 (15-oz.) can corn, rinsed, drained
  • 1 medium red pepper, chopped
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice

Instructions

  1. Combine beans, corn, bell pepper, and cilantro in a large bowl; mix well.
  2. Drizzle bean mixture with lime juice; toss gently to blend.
  3. Chill, covered, in refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours before serving.
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http://alesharosefitness.com/2016/03/28/black-bean-salad-2/

You may also enjoy Chicken & black bean burrito salad in a mason jar



March 13, 20160

Total Time: 35 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: 20 min.
Yield: 4 servings

21 Day Fix Containers:

  • 3 green
  • 1 blue/orange

Pomegranate Salad with Walnuts and Cabbage

Pomegranate Salad with Walnuts and Cabbage

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. raw honey
  • 1 dash sea salt
  • ½ medium head cabbage, finely shredded (about 5 cups)
  • 2 medium carrots, finely shredded
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • ¼ cup chopped raw walnuts
  • 2 green onions, sliced thin
  • 12 fresh cilantro sprigs, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. Combine oil, vinegar, honey, and salt in a small bowl; whisk to blend. Set aside.
  2. Combine cabbage, carrots, pomegranate, walnuts, green onions, and cilantro in a large bowl; mix well.
  3. Drizzle cabbage mixture with dressing; toss gently to blend.
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http://alesharosefitness.com/2016/03/13/pomegranate-salad-with-walnuts-and-cabbage/

You may also enjoy cucumber avocado roll ups.



March 11, 20160

Total Time: 15 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 4 servings, 3 roll-ups each

21 Day Fix:

  • 1/2 Green
  • 1 blue

Cucumber Avocado Roll-Ups

Cucumber Avocado Roll-Ups

Ingredients

  • 1 medium avocado, cut into chunks
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1 clove garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tsp. fresh lime juice
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • 2 large cucumbers
  • Toothpicks
  • Ground paprika (for garnish; optional)
  • Tip: This recipe suggests making the avocado mixture in a blender, but if you’re whipping up a batch of these for yourself, a good mashing with a fork will do the job.

Instructions

  1. Place avocado, basil, garlic, and lime juice in a food processor (or blender). Season with salt and pepper if desired; pulse until smooth and creamy. Set aside.
  2. Use a vegetable peeler to peel off long, thin slices of cucumbers.
  3. Spread avocado mixture evenly on each cucumber slice.
  4. Pick up one end of the cucumber slice and roll cucumber loosely around the filling. End with the seam on bottom and secure with a toothpick.
  5. Garnish with paprika if desired.
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http://alesharosefitness.com/2016/03/11/cucumber-avocado-roll-ups/



March 11, 20160

Total Time: 13 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: 8 min.
Yield: 4 servings

21-Day Fix Containers:

  • 1/2 Green
  • 1/2 red
  • 1 yellow
  • 1/2 purple
  • 1 blue

Turkey Tostadas

Turkey Tostadas

Ingredients

  • 4 (8-inch) whole wheat tortillas
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • ½ cup tomatillo salsa
  • 1½ cups shredded roasted turkey breast (approximately 7 oz.)
  • 2 cups finely shredded leaf lettuce
  • ¼ cup chopped onions
  • ½ cup shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • ½ medium ripe avocado, sliced

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. Lightly coat both sides of tortillas with spray. Place tortillas in single layer on two large baking sheets. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes, or until golden. Set aside.
  3. While tortillas are baking, heat salsa in medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add turkey; cook, stirring frequently, for about 2 to 3 minutes, or until turkey is evenly coated and heated through.
  5. To serve, place a tortilla on each serving plate. Top evenly with lettuce, turkey mixture, onion, cheese, and avocado.
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http://alesharosefitness.com/2016/03/11/turkey-tostadas/

You may also enjoy philly cheese steak sliders



March 11, 20160

Total Time: 15 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 1 serving

21-Day Fix:

  • 2 green
  • 1/2 blue
  • 1/2 orange
  • 1 tsp.

Vegetarian Pizza Salad

 Vegetarian Pizza Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. tomato sauce, no sugar added
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • 1 cup fresh arugula
  • 1 cup romaine lettuce
  • 10 fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces
  • ½ cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • ¼ medium green bell pepper, sliced
  • ¼ medium onion, sliced
  • ¼ cup sliced mushrooms
  • 5 black olives, sliced
  • 2 bocconcini (small mozzarella balls) (about 1 oz.)
  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper (optional)

Instructions

  1. To make dressing, combine oil, vinegar, tomato sauce, and oregano in a small bowl; whisk to blend. Season with salt and pepper if desired. Set aside.
  2. Combine arugula, romaine, basil, tomatoes, bell pepper, onion, mushrooms, and dressing in a large serving bowl; toss gently to blend.
  3. Top with bocconcini and crushed red pepper (if desired); serve immediately.
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http://alesharosefitness.com/2016/03/11/vegetarian-pizza-salad/

You may also enjoy chicken & black bean burrito salad in a mason jar. .

 



March 10, 20160

With its crunchy pecans, apples, and sweet potato, this protein-rich salad features many of your favorite fall flavors.

Total Time: 2 hrs. 52 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: 37 min.
Yield: 6 servings

21 Day Fix:

  • 1/2 yellow
  • 1/2 red
  • 1/2 blue/orange

Chicken, Apple, and Sweet Potato Salad

Chicken, Apple, and Sweet Potato Salad

Ingredients

  • 6 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. stoneground mustard
  • 1 tsp. raw honey
  • 6½ tsp. olive oil, divided use
  • 8 oz. raw chicken breast, boneless, skinless, sliced
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled, sliced
  • 1 medium apple, peeled, cored, sliced
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 head green leaf lettuce, torn or chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. raw pecan pieces, toasted

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425° F.
  2. Combine vinegar, mustard, and honey in a medium bowl; whisk to blend.
  3. Slowly add 6 tsp. oil, whisking continuously until blended.
  4. Place one third vinegar mixture in resealable bag. Add chicken; mix well. Marinate, refrigerated, for at least 2 hours. Set aside remaining vinegar mixture for salad dressing.
  5. While chicken is marinating, combine sweet potato, apple, cinnamon, and remaining ½ tsp. oil in a medium bowl; toss to blend.
  6. Place on baking sheet lightly coated with spray.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes, turn, bake an additional 10 to 15 minutes, or until tender.
  8. Set aside to cool.
  9. Remove chicken from marinade; discard used marinade.
  10. Place chicken on baking sheet lightly coated with spray.
  11. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, or until cooked through. Set aside to cool.
  12. Combine lettuce, sweet potato mixture, chicken, cheese, and pecans; toss gently to blend.
  13. Drizzle with remaining dressing; toss gently to blend.
  14. Divide evenly between six serving plates.
  15. Note: Apples can be peeled if you prefer.
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http://alesharosefitness.com/2016/03/10/chicken-apple-and-sweet-potato-salad/

Total Time: 2 hrs. 52 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: 37 min.
Yield: 6 servings

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