My workout this morning was tough 😆
My legs are still sore lol
how can that be?? 😑
Ah but you know what, they actually felt better after!!! 👍🏻👍🏻 When your muscles are sore, moving and stretching is what helps!!!! I am happy I didn’t let it stop me from doing my workout!!! 😀
If I ever get tired of my chicken salad plates send help because something is seriously wrong with me.🚨🚑 I prepped a big batch of my Harvest Chicken Salad for easy meals this week and it’s been delicious! 😋 I love how versatile it is - serve it as a sandwich, in a wrap, on top of a salad, on sliced apples, or my fav 👉🏻 make a snacky chicken salad plate! 🍽👌🏻 One big serving of chicken salad is just 2 WW smart points so you can really have fun with the sides! Today I served it with apple slices, 9 @traderjoes
pumpkin crisps (2sp), and a wedge of @thelaughingcowusa
creamy Asiago cheese (1sp). 5sp for my whole plate! 🍽 Some of my other favorite things to have on the side include apple slices with nut butter, pretzels, Nabisco corn thins, @simplemills
crackers, Triscuit thin crisps, @babybelus
cheese, dark chocolate, one of my pumpkin bread muffins, a boiled egg, or some crunchy veggies with hummus or @bolthousefarms
dressing. Oh so good! 🤗 .
👉🏻 Harvest Chicken Salad recipe for 2 WW smart points can be found on rachelshealthyplate.com
👉🏻 Don’t forget to tag me and use #rachelshealthyplate
so I can find your creations! 👩🏻🍳😍
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With conferences in full swing, I am not going to be able to cook much these next two nights. I needed a quick and easy lunch, so I pulled this together this morning using leftovers from my Homeade Chicken Fingers 😊
It turned out to be heavenly and oh so easy! Will for sure be putting this in a regular rotation. I am a big fan of making your own dressings— but lets be honest... that isn’t always practical, especially during conference week! So I LOVE using Bolthouse Farms yogurt dressing they are filled with great ingredients!
See recipe below 👇🏻
1 homeade chicken strip cut into strips
1 nann bread slice
2 lettuce leafs of your choice
2 slices of tomato
1/2 of an avocado
*** I didn’t even feel the need to add cheese because of the chicken coating, but you could!
- stack all those delicious ingredients and drizzle Bolthouse Farms Cilantro Avacado dressing or their perfect ranch dressing — without all the guilt 👌🏻
#honestgrubhonestfoodie #bolthousefarms #chickenflatbread #nannbread #avacado #tomatoes #lettuce #realfood #realingredients #easyrecipes #easylunch #easyteachermeals #conferenceweek
Quick and nutritious meals in under 10 minutes thanks to #mealprep
. Inspired by my friend Ryan @livevitae.
At the beginning of every week, I make several large batches of various roasted vegetables, some type of salad (usually non-leafy greens), a protein, and a GF grain in the rice cooker that lasts me throughout the week.
Each morning, I’ll assemble my prepped veggies and sides to make a bowl for lunch. I will typically do 2-3 cups veggies and sometimes 1/4 cup of grains/legumes in my bowl.
Each bowl is topped with a healthy fat such as avocado, olive oil, or hemp seeds, and an added protein. My most frequent protein choices include canned wild sardines, pastured eggs, wild salmon, roasted chicken, chickpeas, falafels, or organic tempeh.
My bowls aren’t complete without a bangin’ sauce to bring everything together. I will either make some sauces from scratch (maple tahini or lemon-ginger tahini are my go-to) or buy a sauce that is minimally processed, contains whole ingredients, and has no added sugar (usually vegan).
To make: Sauté chopped kale and chard with a couple tablespoons of veggie broth over medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Next, add in roasted sweet potatoes and beets (prepped beforehand). Mix all ingredients over medium heat for an additional 1-2 minutes before platting.
Next, cook 2-3 eggs over medium heat in a cast iron skillet. I like my eggs over easy so that the yolk can serve as a sauce. Once done, plate eggs with cooked veggies and add 1/2 an avocado. Pair with a sauce of your choice (optional).
For my local friends, check out the salads (and other delicious menu items) at Feed on Main Street! I focused on the salads for the low carb aspect, and there’s a number of them to choose from. This pic is of my lunch today, “Spinach and Feta Salad” with grilled chicken added. It comes with strawberries and walnuts plus balsamic vinaigrette. Fresh, local ingredients, and reasonably priced. Ben got the special, which was fish tacos. We’ve often gotten the Brussels sprouts salad with an added protein and it’s really good. The atmosphere is FABULOUS. We love to sit at the bar (easy to do at lunchtime but it does get packed later). Lots of tvs to watch, music in the background, plenty of good booth seating, or tables both inside and out. Great selection of beers on tap too, although we weren’t there for that today. We’re definitely going to keep this in our lunch rotation. Might do the salmon Caesar next time. :) #feed #mainstreet #chattanooga #easylunch #localfood #salad #keto #lowcarb
Wholesome and delicious lunch.
Simple. Easy. And on Point.
Somedays you just need to put some (little) effort into lunch instead of eating your child's leftovers 🤤
Shirataki Noodle Soup. Simple lunch today of @Tiger
-Tiger Shirataki Noodles in Szechuan Sauce, added more mushrooms that I sautéed up. Quick, easy lunch. Gluten-free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian, Paleo Friendly. WW smart points 4. It was very tasty 😋. Peace ✌️.
Time for lunch! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻
Left over chicken and baby arugula salad! ☺️
Back home and back to the kitchen!! #myhappyplace
Today I whipped up this Asian Chicken Salad. It turned out so good plus it’s fresh and healthy!!! I’m having it for lunch today and also as a side dish with some pan seared Pot Stickers I picked up in the frozen section of the grocery store for dinner one night this week!! Here’s the recipe:
Asian Chicken Salad
for the salad:
1 bag shredded iceberg lettuce
1 bag julienned carrots
1/2 head of cabbage, shredded
1 red bell pepper, finely diced
1C cilantro leaves, chopped
4 scallions, thinly sliced
1/2 C slivered almonds
1C crispy chow mein noodles
1 rotisserie chicken, meat removed from bones and shredded
for the dressing:
1/3C vegetable oil
1/3C rice wine vinegar
1T Hot Chinese Mustard
1T light soy sauce
1t Sesame Oil
1/2t kosher salt
3 cloves garlic, minced
Add all salad ingredients into a large bowl. Really large bowl...this makes a lot!!! Next, add all of the dressing ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Then pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine!
🍠🍳breakfast for lunch🍳🍠 steamer bag of cauliflower rice with a little cheese, 2 eggs with everything seasoning & roasted sweet potatoes!
Midweek mealprep: lunch for next 3 days. This has to be the easiest mealprep ever. Chicken fillets marinated in buttermilk + curry powder + salt+ smoked paprika. Cooked in oven 20min at 200C. Steamed basmati rice seasoned with salt. And frozen Hortex vip mix cooked with little olive oil on a pan, about 5 min. seasoned with salt, pepper, sweet chilli sauce and hoisin sauce. Simple, fast and nutritious! #healthyfood #healthylunch #healthylifestyle #mealprep #easylunch
One of the best lunches I’ve ever had! •
SP toast with avo & tomatoes 🍠🥑🍅, scrambled eggs (2 whites, 1 yolk)🍳, sliced cucumbers 🥒 & grilled peppers
With only 6 weeks left of my Masters, quick lunches like these veggie loaded sandwiches are becoming ever-more present in my life ✨ Let this be a reminder to anyone who’s in a particularly busy season of life that taking care of your mental and physical health is SO important- try to find time to do something that makes you happy, even if it’s as small as making yourself a delicious sandwich 🙌🏼.
Sandwich deets 👇🏼:
Avocado, shaved carrots, arugula, kalamata olives, red pepper + @fontaine_sante
hummus on @silverhillsbakery
Working and on Keto? Here’s a quick and easy lunch idea 💡
Easy keto work lunches! I always keep a few staples at my work to make the mornings easy as I leave and because some days I fast through lunch and some days I don’t. This is the 100 cal wholly guacamole, some meats, two eggs and an 80 cal cheese. Some other things I can’t live without at work are, a good salad dressing, nuts, eggs (at all times), canned tuna, mayo, green sambal hot sauce, cinnamon, curry, pink salt and a SF coffee syrup for coffee and one for egg loaf. I usually bake or bring in some sort of goodie a couple times a month as I love to bake but don’t want it all at home haha! 🥑🥑🥑
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Remember a few weeks ago I shared a pic of my mother-in-law's Kale Salad? I thought I'd share the recipe for Today's Tasty Tuesday!!!
1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves chopped
1/2 (16 ounce) package frozen shelled edamame (soybeans), thawed 1/4 red onion, sliced thin
1 cup shredded carrot
2/3 cup fresh blueberries
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2 cup cashew pieces
1/2 cup shelled, roasted sunflower seeds
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup vinegar
A few pinches of salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Whisk sugar, vinegar, salt, pepper, and olive oil together in a bowl until sugar is dissolved; set aside. Toss kale, edamame, red onion, carrot, blueberries, dried cranberries, cashew pieces, and sunflower seeds together in a bowl. Pour the dressing over the mixture and toss to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate 4 to 6 hours.
Bentley wishes he could have my chocolate shake! LOL 😂
•strawberries •pear slices
•cucumber w/ lime
•peanut butter & cocoa cereal
•kid’s multivitamin •mini burritos (soyrizo, tofu, potatoes)
Another avocado toast post 😂
But seriously, the easiest and most delicious way to make it:
Avo + fresh and colorful cherry tomatoes + salt and pepper + 18 year aged balsamic 😎
Easy lunch today of 2 grilled bacon medallions, SW style homemade chips and about 1/4 of a tin of beans. No 'speed food' I know, but I did have a small pot of fruit salad afterwards!
🌱 Rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, celery greatly boosts the immune system and makes it more active and efficient.  Eating this vitamin C rich vegetable regularly can reduce your risk of catching a common cold, as well as protect you against a variety of other diseases.
🌱 Rico en vitamina C y antioxidantes, el apio refuerza en gran medida el sistema inmunológico y lo hace más activo y eficiente. Comer esta verdura rica en vitamina C con regularidad puede reducir el riesgo de contraer un resfriado común, así como protegerte contra una variedad de otras enfermedades.
Oh dear! I’ve lifted the lid of Pandora’s box and I’m afraid I cannot get it back on! Thank you for pots of deliciousness @thecollectiveuk
. I didn’t think the coconut, rum n pineapple could be topped but look at what I’ve just discovered! 😋😋😋 #loveyourgrub #yoghurt #pudding #easylunch