There are plenty of yummy things you can eat while still maintaining protein and carb ratios for maintenance or weight loss. The problem is they all contain veggies and lean protein and preparing these items mid day can be a challenge.
That’s why a big batch of Cashew Chicken Salad is a great idea for weekday lunches!
If you take the time on Sunday to combine a bunch of yummy healthy flavors you can have a whole foods quality grab-and-go lunch in your own fridge!
Saves money and calories if you do it yourself!
5 Chicken Breasts
3/4 Cup Quinoa
2 cups cabbage
3/4 cup shredded carrots
1 red onion chopped
1/2 cup green onion
1 yellow pepper
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tsbp sesame oil
1/2 cup peanut butter
3 tsps shaved ginger
6 tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
Coat chicken in olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Bake chicken for 40 min at 350 degrees, set aside let cool then chop into fine bite size pieces.
Cook Quinoa (usually has 15 min cooking time). Set aside and cool.
Chop and combine cabbage, carrots, red onion, green onion, and pepper.
Add Chicken and Quinoa
Prepare dressing by sauteeing sesame oil, peanut butter, ginger soy sauce, and apple cider vinegar over low heat. Add water for desire consistency.
Pour dressing into mixture stirring until evenly distributed.
Makes 8 Servings
Calories 388 Fat: 23,3g Carbs: 20.3g Fiber: 4g Protein 29g
Marinate Round Steak with Salt, Pepper, Garlic Power, and Olive Oil. Use as much as you need to create a fine coat over meat.
Sear roast on each side for about 2 min.
Add to Crock Pot
Deglaze the pan with half of the beer to get the remnants of the beef off the bottom then add to crock pot.
Chop onions into think slices then add carrots and onions to crock pot with the remaining beer, desired sriracha (I recommend starting with 1tbsp), and some everyday seasoning.
Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8-10 hours.
Crock Pot Round Roast is one of the leanest ways to eat beef. If you are sick of chicken, this is your recipe! Serve with a green salad for a perfect paleo meal! a 4lb roast makes 10 servings. Each serving has 384 Calories, 10.3g Carbs, 4g Fiber, 11.1g Fat, and 50g Protein. Talk about a great way to stick within your ratios!
In the mood for a little sweet, but don’t want to ruin your ratios for the day? Try these Mini Chocolate Garbanzo Bites! They are a sweet treat that won’t send your calories through the roof and keeps your ratios in check!
1 1/4 cups canned chickpeas, well-rinsed and patted dry with a paper towel