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Ingredients:

  • 3 cups washed and chopped leaf lettuce
  • ½ cup chopped cucumber
  • ½ cup halves strawberries
  • 1 small grilled chicken breast, cubed
  • 3 tbsp crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp olive oil

Directions:

  1. Toss lettuce, cucumber, strawberries, chicken and feta in a bowl.
  2. Drizzle with vinegar and oil and toss again.

Tip: Pair with a slice of whole grain toast or whole grain crackers for a complete meal!

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Pumpkin Mocha Protein Shake

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup cold coffee
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder
  • ½ cup unsweetened plain almond milk
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 4-5 ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

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Food Tracking 101 Seminar

Learn WHY and HOW to track your food! Whether your goal is improved performance in the gym, weight loss, or just over-all wellness, you’ll learn:
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– FREE Food Tracking 101 seminar
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Sweet Potato Toast with Greek Yogurt Salmon Salad

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 1 (213 g) can salmon, drained
  • 1/3 cup plain 0% Greek yogurt
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • ¼ tsp dried dill weed
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Cut the sweet potato vertically into ¼-inch-thick slices. Set toasted to high and toast slices twice, or until lightly browned and cooked through.
  2. In a bowl, combine remaining ingredients and mix well. Divide salmon mixture between toast slices. Top with more green onion and your favourite additional veggies.

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Makes 15 servings

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup egg whites (about 4 egg whites)
  • 4 cups oats
  • ½ cup wheat germ
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup flax seeds
  • 1 cup unsweetened dried cranberries (can substitute raisins or chopped dried apricots)
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. In a large bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
  3. In another large bowl, combine oats, wheat germ, coconut, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds and cranberries; mix thoroughly.
  4. Stir in applesauce, vanilla and cinnamon until ingredients are all moistened, then fold in egg whites.
  5. Spread granola evenly over a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  6. Bake 1 hour, stirring every 15 minutes, until granola is lightly browned and almost crispy. Let cool completely, then store in an air-tight container.