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Meatless Monday: Chickpea of the Sea!

September 26th

Ingredients: 2 servings

  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. whole grain mustard
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. umeboshi vinegar
  • 2 tsp celery seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 Tbsp. sliced scallions
  • 4 slices whole grain bread
  • 4 lettuce leaves, washed

Directions:

  • Place chickpeas in a food processor and pulse until roughly chopped.
  • Add all other ingredients to food processor and pulse a few more times until everything is incorporated.
  • Place a lettuce leaf on each slice, top with chickpeas mixture and make two sandwiches!
By |September 26th, 2016|Meatless Mondays|0 Comments|

Workout Wednesday: Sculpted September!

SEPT 21

5 minute cardio – Elliptical

5 minute upper body strength –  Push Ups (30-45 total)

5 minute cardio – Jumping Jacks

5 minute lower body strength – Squats (30-45 total)

5 minute cardio – Bike

5 minute core strength – Alternating Toe Taps/Plank/Bicycle Crunches

By |September 21st, 2016|Workout Wednesdays|0 Comments|

Meatless Monday: Carrot Soup with Roasted Chickpea and Tahini!

September 19th

Ingredients: 4 servings

  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Lbs. carrots, peeled and diced.
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
  • 1/4 tsp. ground coriander
  • 3/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Tahini sauce

Directions:

  • Heat two tablespoons oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add carrots, onion, garlic, coriander, cumin, salt and pepper flakes and sauté for 15 minutes.
  • Heat oven to 425 degrees. Coat chickpeas with 1 Tbsp. oil, salt, and cumin. Spread them over a baking sheet and roast in the oven from 10 to 20 minutes—until they are browned and crisp.
  • Add broth to vegetables in the pot. Cover with a lid and let simmer until carrots are tender—approximately 30 minutes.
  • Puree soup in a blender until smooth. Decide into bowls. Place a dollop of Tahini over top the soup and sprinkle with toasted chickpeas!
  • Pita optional!
By |September 19th, 2016|Meatless Mondays|0 Comments|

Words of Wellness: Outsmart Seasonal Allergies; We Dare You!

September

By |September 15th, 2016|Words of Wellness|0 Comments|

Workout Wednesday: SWEATY September!

SEPT 14

20 Squats

30 Jumping Jacks

20 Butt Kicks

30 Mountain Climbers

20 High Knees

30 Bicycle Crunches

15 Burpees

30 Second Plank

REPEAT x3

 

By |September 14th, 2016|Workout Wednesdays|0 Comments|