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Chocolate Chip Cookies

Makes 10 cookies   Ingredients: 1 cup almond meal 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil 2 tablespoons raw honey 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon unsweetened almond or coconut milk 1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (> 70% cocoa)   Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Line baking sheet with parchment […]

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Chicken Curry in Peanut Sauce

Serves 4-6   Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups unsweetened coconut milk 3 tablespoons red curry paste 3 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons palm sugar (optional) 1-2 tablespoons natural peanut butter 2 teaspoons turmeric 2 lemongrass stalks, bruised 1 pound chicken, cut into thin strips 3/4 cup roasted ground peanuts 2 red chilies, sliced 1 red bell […]

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Cajun Jambalaya

Serves 4 Ingredients: 12 medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped 4 ounces chicken, diced 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning, recipe follows 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/4 cup chopped celery 2 tablespoons chopped garlic 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes 3 bay leaves 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon […]

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Delicata Squash Bisque

Serves 4 large bowls, 6-8 cups Ingredients: 3 pounds delicata squash, (2 pounds after prepping) Oil for roasting 4 cups rich vegetable broth 1 tsp thyme Lots of black pepper 1 1/2 tsp salt, more or less to taste Cashew Cream: 1 cup raw, unsalted cashews 1 cup rich vegetable broth   Preheat oven to […]

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End-of-the-Garden Zucchini Meal

Serves 6   Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa  1 cup water 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef sea salt and freshly ground pepper 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 large green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 medium jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced 2 garlic cloves, minced […]

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Raspberry Pistachio-Crusted Chicken with Steamed Kale and Wild Rice

Serves 2-4 1 cup fresh or thawed frozen raspberries 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard juice of 1/2 large lemon 1/2 cup uncooked wild rice 1 1/2 cups water sea salt to taste 2 (8 oz.) boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/2 whole-grain breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons chopped pistachio nuts 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley freshly ground white pepper […]

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Protein Shake/Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 cup water 1 scoop (20-25 grams) protein powder 1/2 – 1 cup frozen berries 1 – 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed 1 – 2 tablespoons chia seeds 1 cup spinach (optional)   Directions: Blend and drink.  Not only is this shake great for athletes following their workout, it is also an excellent breakfast option […]

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Chicken Lentil Stew with Red Rice

Ingredients: 2 tblsp sesame oil 1 small onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 2 small carrots, diced 2 garlic cloves 1 tblsp tomato paste 2 large organic skinless chicken breasts, bone-in 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper 1 teaspoon no-salt seasoning 1/4 cup white cooking wine 1 cup french lentils 5 cups […]

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Smoky Black Bean Stew

Ingredients 2 Tbls. canola oil 1 onion, diced 1 carrot, sliced 2 – 15 oz. cans drained black beans 1 – 28 oz. can diced tomatoes 1 1/2 cups vegetable broth 1 roasted red pepper, sliced 1 Tbls. canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, minced 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper Zest […]

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The Perfect Day-Starter

Don Schlenbecker, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, FMS, Co-Owner, Peak Performance Training The best way to start your day is with a nutritious meal that will give you the energy you need to excel.  Here is a quick morning meal that takes 10 minutes to make, and will give you everything you need to attack the day! What […]

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