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Black Bean and Quinoa Enchilada Bake

This dinner WAS ONE TO WRITE HOME ABOUT!! Thank goodness there are leftovers because I am literally drooling for lunch tomorrow!  Both of my kids cleaned their plates and my husband gave his stamp of approval.   You definitely have to put this in rotation!!!

Unicorn Bark Shakeology Recipe

An absolutely delicious dessert that is totally healthy!! It’s called Unicorn Bark and it is kid tested by both Landon and Bryce and they love it!! 🦄🦄🦄🦄 This is going to be worth you making especially on those days when you need a sweet fix!!!

Coconut Lime Chicken Recipe

Every once in awhile you need to spice things up with your food!  This Coconut Lime Chicken Recipe was just what our family needed to stop the whining about eating the same things over and over again!

I decided to go searching my favorite place, PINTEREST and I found this Coconut Lime Chicken Recipe that made my mouth instantly water.  I love coconut and anything that has a fiesta kick to it!  It is by Sarah Nevins from A Saucy Kitchen.  She has some great recipes so check out her site.

Matt is our awesome chef of the house and he made this dinner for us.  It absolutely hit the spot.  Our kids cleaned their plates and there was not a peep at the dinner table.  We ate the cauliflower rice and we made the kids regular brown rice.  For our veggie we did roasted brussels sprouts and for the kids we just did some raw carrots.  Everyone was happy and there was not a big clean up required.

So check out this recipe and let me know what you think!  I hope your family loves it as much as I do.

Whole30 Sloppy Joe Recipe

Seriously this Whole30 Sloppy Joe recipe is a weekly must have on our meal plan.  My kids devour it and Matt and I fight over who is going to eat the leftovers the next day.  It is actually even better than the old unhealthy version of sloppy joe’s that we ate as kids.  I know you are going to love it.  If you are doing the Whole30 and looking for some dinner recipes this is a MUST!  At first I thought it was a little strange but trust me it is delicious.  We paired it with steamed green beans for a complete meal.

Paleo Coconut Pancakes

I was in the mood for pancakes this morning and I haven’t had them since before starting Whole30.  Although, I didn’t want to eat wheat since I have noticed I am pretty sensitive to any type of gluten.  I went searching for some recipes on the good ole faithful Pinterest and found an awesome blogger Nicole.  She writes a blog called Gluten Free on a Shoestring.

The recipe was perfect.  It had coconut in it, no dairy, gluten or sugar and quite frankly I didn’t even eat it with syrup.  Landon even scarfed up a few pancakes too.  So I can easily say this is husband and kid tested and approved.

We are really trying to limit Landon’s gluten and refined sugar so this was right in line with that.

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Chicken Fajitas

We made chicken Fajitas on Sunday night.  We made extra so we would have lunch for Monday as well!

You could easily make in bulk and portion out for the entire week for lunches!  If you have non clean eaters in your family give them shells to use instead of lettuce!

I’d put this in rotation, it’s quite awesome!  Make sure to let me know what you think!

This recipe makes 4 servings and 2 fajitas each.

Cinnamon Quinoa Bake

A lot of people have never heard of quinoa or are deathly afraid of it!  But don’t be, it is absolutely delicious.  I explain it as similar to rice in the sense that you cook it the same way.  But it has a chewier consistency and is actually a complete protein.  So it is packed with your healthy carbs and your sustaining protein all in one food!  BONUS for those of us who are clean eaters, vegetarians or need to increase protein!  Plus it gives you that carb consistency without the after affects!

This recipe was given to me by a friend and when I made it I fell in love!  Add in some fruit and it’s even more delicious!  Check it out!!!

Mancakes

Yes I said it right, MANCAKES not pancakes!  I first learned about mancakes from my coach Deidra and then I watched Maegan post about them all the time and how awesome they are.  I decided that I just had to give it a try.  ACTUALLY, my husband decided he was going to make them!!

I am hooked and there are so many different ways you can make them!  Today I’m sharing one of our favorites. If you are looking for a way to eat pancakes but keep it clean and not overkill it on the carbs this works great.

You can make them ahead of time, let them cool and then store them for later or you can eat them immediately.  Either way they are delicious.

If you try it definitely let me know what you think!!!!

Mason Jar Overnight Oatmeal

I have this obsession and it begins with an “O” and ends with an “L” CAN YOU SAY…..OATMEAL!!!!

I have found this most amazing recipe for Mason Jar overnight oatmeal that I have to share!  I made this with my boys and they are all stacked in the fridge and ready for the week.  We made these in less than 30 minutes (it took a little longer bc I had little hands helping me).  This little jars are perfect to throw in your lunch bag, eat for a snack or share with your kids!  Super easy and full of flavor!!!
The great part is that you eat them cold so you don’t even have to warm them up.

 

Oatmeal Protein Pancakes with Raspberries

I am a huge Instagram fan and I seriously love following Clean Eating moms that post yummy recipes.  I have been seeing lots of body builders and fitness competitors post about protein pancakes.  I mean seriously they look amazing, like so amazing that there is no way you could eat those while doing contest prep.  So I decided to give this one particular recipe a try.

So the ingredients were simple, it was easy to make but my pancakes look NOTHING like the girl who posted them.  I mean honestly, she had to of made at least 10 batches before she got it right.  I even messaged her on Instagram to get her secret for perfect looking pancakes!!!

But despite the look of them, the taste is out of this world.  I mean ridiculously good!!!  I add a little honey to the cream topping because I wanted more sweetness.  But the almond extract was just what it needed!!  You have to try this recipe!! It will CHANGE your LIFE!!!

Clean Eating Pumpkin Pancakes

It’s not fall without pumpkin and so its only proper to make clean eating Pumpkin Pancakes!  I can’t wait to try this recipe, it sounds amazing!  Just in time for the fall season!