Tropical Pre-Workout Green Smoothie!

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Hey guys, if you are feeling tired and run down before your workouts, don’t turn straight to artificial supplements and pre-workouts! First try this delicious smoothie. It gives a great energy boost naturally and lots of important vitamins and minerals all packed into a delicious sweet treat! It’s great right before a workout or as a filling breakfast to start your day! Let me know what you think :).

Serves 1

Recipe:

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-1 ripe frozen banana(120g)

-1/2 cup frozen mango(70g)

-1/2 cup frozen peaches(70g)

-6 large leaves of romaine lettuce chopped(90g)

-1/2 cup-2/3 cup water(depending on how much you need to blend, mine worked with a little over 1/2 cup)

-1 tsp flax seed

-Optional: few drops of vanilla extract, few drops of coconut extract, stevia/truvia or another sweetener such as honey to taste.)

 

Directions: Place all ingredients in your blender and blend on high until smooth and creamy! *Note* blend a little longer than usual so the romaine gets completely blended with no little pieces.

Nutrition Facts: 286 calories, 2g fat, 7g fibre, 17g protein

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Healthy AMAZING Kettle Corn!

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Alright so your ready to sit down to watch a good movie. You’ve got the lights turned down low, surround sound on, remote in hand & a comfy couch…What’s missing from this picture?? Popcorn! Duh! Who watches a movie without it?
So I’d just like to say, I felt like a genious after creating this recipe because honestly it turned out better than I had anticipated. It’s so good like..I don’t know just try it. If you’ve ever had kettle corn, you know it’s awesome and this stuff I gotta say holds up pretty well against the traditional stuff! Plus it’s good for you, high in fibre, protein etc. So now instead of telling your kids “finish your vegetables they’re good for you!” You can tell them “finish your popcorn!”. Haha..well actually I’m sure finishing it will be no problem. I hope you love this as much as I do.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

-1 large bag of light or unbuttered popcorn(I used orville, it was 260cals/bag)(about 40g I believe)
-2 tbsp melted Coconut Oil(you could sub another oil but this adds a lot of the flavour!)
-1 tbsp + 1 tsp Truvia Sweetener(or more/less to taste) *Best sweetener, most resembles sugar IMO*
-A decent amount of salt(to taste, add less if you are worried about sodium but honestly it makes it taste much better haha)
-Optional but highly recommended: 4-5 tbsp Sugar-Free Syrup (or real maple syrup) (I recommend Sugar-Free Thyme Maple Syrup)

Directions: Pop your popcorn as directed by the package. While warm, pour the popcorn into a large bowl and drizzle with melted coconut oil. Toss with clean hands to coat the popcorn. Next sprinkle the salt/sweetener and toss again. Keep adding the seasoning to your liking. Now portion into 4 bowls and serve with syrup on the side. Right before eating, drizzle a little syrup on top and toss quickly. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts Per Serving: 130 calories, 6.5g fat, 14g carbs, 2.5g protein, 2.5g fibre

Summer Eats For Today

Just thought I’d share, let me know if you like these “What I’m eating” posts.

These summer meals were all enjoyed outside by the pool while soaking up the awesome summer heat…
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My protein Frosty Recipe with half a banana added!

1Salad

AMAZING barbecue chicken salad with fresh herbs from the garden and italian dressing!

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So simple but so delicious, peas, lemon dijon chicken, garlic and olive oil wild rice.

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Ah dessert..the best meal of the day. And who can believe this is actually healthy? One of my homemade double chocolate coconut protein bars heated up with light cool whip and fresh berries. Perfection.

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Double Chocolate Coconut Protein Bars

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Don’t mind the chocolate under my nails…haha woops, I was really getting into things I guess!
Hey guys! Sorry for the late post but I couldn’t help but share my newest creation! I just enjoyed two of these awesome new chocolate protein bars! They are filled with all natural ingredients making them a great meal replacement or healthy snack choice as well as a delicious dessert! The pictures speak for themselves.

I used my favourite protein powder Trutein to bake these! I highly recommend it. These can be eaten in the serving size of 1 Bar for only 117 calories and 8g of protein. Or 2 bars as a healthy breakfast for only 234 calories and 16g of protein! (Expanded nutrition facts below)

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I’m Back!! New Recipes, New Meals, Get Fit w/Me This Summer!

Hey everyone!!! I am finally back!! It feels like it’s been forever since I did my last recipe post on MouthwateringMotivation! I was so busy with school and final exams that I had no time for my beloved healthy food blog! But no fear, this summer new high protein and healthy recipes will be on the way! I will also be posting workouts and pictures of what I’m eating! I actually just finished up high school now and I was accepted to university for Food and Nutrition ! I can’t wait to start and work with a group of people interested in the same things that I am! It was a bittersweet end to highschool as many of my friends will be leaving me next year..but at the same time I am ready for a fresh start. So without further ado, let’s kick-off my re-starting of my poor neglected blog with a few delicious food pics to catch you all up!

Chocolate Vanilla(Homemade) Swirl Greek Yogurt With Dark Chocolate and Berries

Honey Coconut French Toast!

Vanilla(Stevia/vanilla extract)greek yogurt with berries, pecans, shredded coconut and a drizzle of sugar-free syrup.

One of my typical giant salads!

Homemade Healthy Thin Crust Greek Chicken Pizza

One of my favourite light desserts…Fresh local berries mixed with a dash of sweetener and topped with light cool whip!

What I Ate-Dinners

Fajita Salad
I just thought that I would sum up all my specific dinners/lunches/snacks in separate posts since I have had so little time to write and so many meals I’ve eaten haha. So to start off, this was a super tasty dinner of chicken, onions & red and orange peppers cooked with fajita seasoning and topped with tomatoes, romaine lettuce, avocado, a sprinkle of cheese and a little sour cream & salsa..yum!

Shrimp Salad This Dinner was a throw together kind of one because I had to babysit so I packaged up a simple shrimp salad with walnuts, goat cheese and a homemade light mayo based dressing!
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Butternut Squash Soup
Another dinner I ate when I had more time was this delicious butternut squash soup and a side of chicken…I will post the recipe soon! 🙂

Overnight Proats, SO DELICIOUS

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I have eaten this breakfast for the last week and it keeps me full & tastes awesome. It has everything including, high protein, healthy carbs & fats(although you can leave them out if you want) all in 1 giant bowl! No more skimpy bowls of cereal and skim milk, this is what you should be eating! Hope you all like it. Take me to the recipe!

Dessert Oatmeal For Breakfast

chocolate oatmealThis recipe is not something new, I created it about 2 years ago when I first tried oatmeal. I used to hate oatmeal but after adding in a few of my favourite ingredients, it is now one of my favourite breakfasts. I hope you all can enjoy this decadent breakfast as much as I do!  Take me to the recipe!

High Protein Choco-Chip Waffle!(No protein powder!)

WAFFLE

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Hey everyone! Sorry I have been gone for so long. Christmas holidays as you know 🙂 I have to admit I ate pretty bad..I still stuck to a healthy breakfast and lunch but splurged a bit on those delicious turkey dinners. My Mom makes some awesome Christmas cookies! Anyways, after all this terrible eating I had to come home and get back to my healthy eating immediately! That’s why I started today with this super tasty waffle! Yup you heard me right. Waffles for breakfast. And yes, they are in fact guilt-free. Take me to the recipe!