Sunday, 5 February 2017

Sunday Meal Prep

Sundays. .. the day for relaxation, family time, coffee, pajama's and most importantly ORGANIZATION! I love taking my Sundays to plan my workouts, prep my meals and set up goals for the week ahead! Here is an example of my FAVOURITE meal plan! Check out some of the delicious recipes below!!


QUINOA BLACK BEAN SALAD



  • -  1 Can Black beans, rinsed 
  • -  1 Cup Corn 
  • -  1/2 Cup Cilantro 
  • -  1 1/2 Cup Tomatoes 
  • -  1 Red Bell pepper, diced 
  • -  1/2 Red Onion, diced 
  • -  Avocado, for topping 
  • Dressing: 
  • -  1/3 cup olive oil 
  • -  1 tsp Cumin 
  • -  1 Garlic clove, minced 
  • -  Juice of 1 Lime 
  • -  1/4 tsp of salt 
  • - 1 Cup Quinoa 
  • Directions: 
  • -  Cook Quinoa as directed on package, let cool 
  • -  Chop veggies 
  • -  Mix together ingredients for the dressing 
  • -  Add all veggies & dressing to Quinoa 
  • -  Serve room temperature or refrigerate first 


CHOCOLATE CHIA SEED PUDDING



  • -  2 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk 
  • -  1/2 cup chia seeds 
  • -  6 Tbsp. organic unsweetened cocoa powder 
  • -  2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup 
  • -  2 tsp. pure vanilla extract 
  • -  1/4 tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt) 
  • -  3 cup chopped strawberries 
  • Instructions : 
  • -  1. Combine almond milk, chia seeds, cocoa powder, maple syrup, extract, and salt in a
  • large bowl; whisk vigorously for 2 minutes, or until cocoa powder is incorporated, and pudding is well blended. 
  • -  2. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes, , stirring mix well. Refrigerate, covered, for 4 hours or overnight, stirring occasionally. 
  • -  3. Divide evenly into six small serving bowls; top each serving with 1/2 cup of strawberries. 
  • Variation: 

- This pudding could also be topped with chopped banana, fresh blueberries, fresh raspberries, chopped kiwi fruit, or chopped pear. 

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