Instant Pot Ribs

Instant Pot Ribs

Ribs are delicious, but I don’t always have time to do them low and slow over the grill! And I’m from upstate New York, so I don’t care too much about being traditional with my barbecue ;) With the Instant Pot, you can have fall-off-the-bone ribs ready in 30 minutes! A friend told me about this hack recently and I had to try it! This is my Fix-approved take on the recipe :)

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Eggs with Sweet Potato Hash

Eggs with Sweet Potato Hash

Bored with your breakfast routine? Switch things up with these over easy eggs & sweet potato hash! Okay, it’s not really a hash, but I couldn’t think of a simpler way to say “eggs and Brussels sprouts and sweet potato in a bowl”.

This recipe is inspired by the recipes in the book Beyond the Pill. This book is where I first learned of all of the amazing health benefits of Brussels sprouts (and other Cruciferous vegetables). But, it also fits in super perfectly as a pre-workout or post-workout meal with 80 Day Obsession, the timed workout & nutrition plan that I use to tone up and lean out.

Now, this might sound like a weird combo to you, especially if you’re not used to eating veggies with your brekkie, but hear me out - the combo of tangy apple cider vinegar on the sweet potato and sautéed shredded Brussels sprouts with an ooey, gooey, runny yolk is AMAZING. Trust me. I used to be the kid who never let her food touch. Look at me now… :P

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Southwest Scramble

Southwest Scramble

I am doing 80 Day Obsession again, which is a combined fitness & nutrition program. It requires timed eating of different food groups. This Southwest Scramble makes a GREAT pre-workout and/or post-workout meal on the program! It also is freaking delicious and a great healthy breakfast option even if you are not following a timed nutrition program. I love that, with minimal meal prep, this recipe is so easy to make, even if you’re getting up SUPER early to eat and workout before work, like me! It only takes ten minutes or less.

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Greek Salad

Greek Salad

I’ve been nomming this Greek salad all of holiday break because I’ve kept a bunch of the ingredients meal prepped in my fridge. It’s easy to just scoop out the combined toppings over some fresh spinach. Then I just microwave frozen chicken (#lazygirl), sprinkle on some feta cheese, and whisk together a quick lemon-oil vinaigrette. Super simple way for me to get a few veggies in for the day, when my Christmas diet has otherwise been entirely candy canes. Feel free to add other things you might have lying around your kitchen, like chick peas and red onion. Make sure to add them to your container count!

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Gingerbread Energy Bites

Gingerbread Energy Bites

Energy bites are really hard to photograph and look pretty, folks! But I’ve been really into energy bites lately, and with the holidays fast approaching, I just HAD to try my hand at a gingerbread version. Energy bites curb my sweet tooth craving and they contain much healthier ingredients than your traditional cookie. They also take me longer to eat, which allows me to slow down and savor them! You can make a bunch of these and keep them on hand in the fridge or freezer to grab quickly when you’re feeling hangry!

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