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Presto Pesto!

Basil and Walnut Pesto: 4 c. basil leaves 2/3 c. extra virgin olive oil 1 c. raw walnuts 4 garlic cloves 1 c. combination of grated Parmesan and Romano cheeses Combine all ingredients in a food processor (or split recipe in half and put in blender), mix for approximately 2 minutes.  Freeze in zip top … Continue reading »

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Octane booster

Packed with lots of nutrients this shake really gets me going! 1/2 banana 5-6 ice cubes 8 ounces of almond milk 1 T. each of wheat germ and ground flax seed (not pictured) 1/4 c. mixed fruit and nuts (I buy at Costco) 1 scoop of Body Strong 100% whey protein Here’s a great source … Continue reading »

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Mussels for Muscles

Packed with protein, B-complex vitamins, phosphorus, iron and zinc, mussels are a welcome change to our usual chicken, fish and beef meals.  Saute the following ingredients in 2 T. olive oil until browned: 1 C. diced carrots 2 shallots (minced) 3 cloves garlic Then add to the pot: 3 C. vegetable broth 1 C. white … Continue reading »

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Heineken Chicken

Open can of Heineken, drink half (or otherwise empty halfway), add 2T. melted butter, salt, pepper and 3 cloves of garlic. Shove the beer can (with beer/butter mixture inside) up the chicken’s a**, place on baking sheet and then place the baking sheet with chicken on top on the grill (approx. 300 degrees).  Cook chicken … Continue reading »

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Banana Nut Muffins

Inspired by my friend Michael, I created my own version of his favorite Banana Muffins.  We love to make a batch in advance and then keep some in the freezer to enjoy at a later time. Combine the following ingredients: 1 1/2 c. almond or peanut flour 1/2 c. Bob’s Red Mill 5 Grain Cereal … Continue reading »

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Yukon Goodness

This is a great post workout snack!  Bake any potato of your choice (I love Yukon Gold) for about 35-40 minutes (or until a fork can be easily inserted into the center of the ‘tater).  Note:  we often just bake a few potatoes at a time when cooking dinner so they can just be pulled … Continue reading »

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