Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad with Creamy Lemon Caesar Dressing

Have your croutons and eat them too with this lighter version of Caesar salad that’s high in protein but low in calories.

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad w Lemon Caesar Dressing Recipe

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad with Creamy Lemon Caesar Dressing

Total Time: 10 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:
3 romaine lettuce heads, chopped (or torn)
12 oz grilled chicken breast, boneless, skinless, sliced
¾ cup Creamy Lemon Caesar Dressing
¼ cup whole wheat croutons
¼ cup shaved Parmesan cheese (about ¾ oz)

Preparation:
1. Place lettuce and chicken in a large serving bowl.
2. Drizzle with dressing; toss gently to blend.
3. Sprinkle with croutons and cheese.

Nutritional Information (per Serving):
Calories: 239
Total Fat: 10 g
Total Carbohydrates: 14 g (Fiber: 7 g; Sugar: 6 g)
Protein: 25 g

Sweet Potato Salad

This salad is topped with hearty sweet potatoes. They’re a superfood high in beta-carotene, potassium, and manganese. Pumpkin seeds add extra crunch!

Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

Sweet Potato Salad

Total Time: 1 hour 15 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: 30 min.
Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients:
1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1½ tsp. red wine vinegar
1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
½ tsp. raw honey (or pure maple syrup)
1 dash Himalayan salt (or sea salt)
1 tsp. chopped fresh herbs (like basil, oregano or parsley) (to taste; optional)
1 medium baked sweet potato, peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes
1 medium green apple, diced
½ medium red bell pepper, diced
1 stalk green onion, finely sliced
2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro
4 cups fresh arugula
2 Tbsp. pumpkin seed kernels, toasted (or chopped raw walnuts)

Preparation:
1. Combine oil, vinegar, lemon juice, honey, salt, and herbs (if desired) in a medium bowl; whisk to blend.
Set aside.
2. Combine sweet potato, apple, bell pepper, onion, and cilantro in a large bowl; mix well.
3. Drizzle dressing over sweet potato mixture; toss gently to blend.
4. Place even amounts of arugula on two serving plates; top each with sweet potato mixture and sprinkle with pumpkin seeds.

Tip: Bake fork-pierced sweet potato at 450° F for 30 to 40 minutes or until just tender. Do not over bake; cool.

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 236
Total Fat: 11 g
Total Carbs: 32 g (Fiber: 6 g; Sugar: 16 g)
Protein: 5 g

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Vanilla Chai Protein Shake

Blend creamy vanilla protein powder with black tea, exotic allspice, and a touch of honey to make this delicious smoothie.

Vanilla Chai Protein Shake Recipe

Vanilla Chai Protein Shake

Total Time: 5 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients:
1 scoop Vanilla Shakeology (or your favorite  protein powder)
1 cup brewed Chai tea, cooled
1 tsp. raw honey
1 dash ground allspice
½ cup ice (add more to taste)

Preparation:
Place all ingredients in blender; cover. Blend until smooth & enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving):
Calories: 151
Total Fat: 2 g
Total Carbohydrates: 20 g (Fiber: 3 g; Sugars: 12 g)
Protein: 16 g

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Baked Apple Chips

Want a satisfying, crunchy snack? Try these apple chips! They’re easy to make and don’t have any added sugar or preservatives. Your kids will love them too!

Baked Apple Chips Recipe

Baked Apple Chips

Total Time:  2 hrs. 25 min.
Prep Time:  10 min.
Cooking Time:  2 hrs. 15 min.
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:
2 medium red apples, cored, sliced very thin
1 tsp. ground cinnamon

Preparation:
1. Preheat oven to 275° F.
2. Place apples in a medium bowl. Sprinkle evenly with cinnamon; toss to blend.
3. Place apples on parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 45 minutes, turn, bake for an additional 45 minutes, turn, bake for 30 to 45 minutes, or until apples have dried and are starting to get crisp.

Note: Apples can be peeled if you prefer.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving):
Calories: 49
Total Fat: 0 g
Total Carbohydrates: 13 g (Fiber: 2 g; Sugars: 9 g)
Protein: 0 g

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Strawberry Chia Protein Shake

With chia seeds and coconut water, this powerful shake recipe can give you a nutritional boost to kick-start your day, or it can be a well-rounded snack to help you power through the afternoon.

Strawberry Chia Protein Shake Recipe

Strawberry Chia Protein Shake

Total Time: 5 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: None

Ingredients:
1 cup coconut water
1 scoop Strawberry Shakeology (or your preferred protein powder)
1 tsp. chia seeds
1 cup ice

Preparation:
Place all ingredients in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving):
Calories: 180
Total Fat: 2 g
Total Carbohydrates: 24 g (Fiber: 4 g; Sugars: 14 g)
Protein: 17 g

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Plum Bran Muffins

These moist, whole wheat bran muffins have less than 100 calories each! Plums, prunes, and rich apple butter make them naturally moist and sweet. They make a great grab-and-go breakfast or snack you can eat anytime.

Tip: It’s easy to remove skins from plums. Dip plums, one at a time, in boiling water for 1 to 2 minutes. When you remove them from the water the skin should easily slip off.

Plum Bran Healthy Muffin Recipe

Plum Bran Muffins

Total Time: 28 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 18 min.
Yield: 12 servings, 1 muffin each

Ingredients:
1½ cups whole wheat flour
½ cup wheat bran (or oat bran)
1 Tbsp. baking powder
½ tsp. baking soda
¾ cup apple butter, no sugar added
½ cup low-fat buttermilk (or nonfat plain yogurt)
2 large egg whites
1 cup chopped skinned plums (about 2 medium)
½ cup chopped pitted prunes

Preparation:
1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2. Prepare twelve muffin cups by lining with muffin papers or coating with spray.
3. Combine flour, bran, baking powder, and baking soda in a medium bowl; mix well. Set aside.
4. Combine apple butter, buttermilk, and egg whites in a large bowl; mix well.
5. Add flour mixture to apple butter mixture; mix until just blended.
6. Add plums and prunes; mix until just blended.
7. Divide batter among twelve prepared muffin cups.
8. Bake for 16 to 18 minutes, or until golden brown and tester inserted into the center comes out clean.
9. Transfer muffins to rack; cool.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving):
Calories: 98
Total Fat: 1 g
Total Carbohydrates: 22 g (Fiber: 3 g; Sugar: 5 g)
Protein: 4 g

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Cantaloupe Crème Protein Shake

Cantaloupe might not get as much love as other fruits, but summer is a prime time to add this melon to your diet. Switch out the standard summer fruits and try incorporating cantaloupe into your next Shakeology drink.

Cantaloupe Crème Protein Shake

Recipe - Cantaloupe Creme Protein Shake IG

Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients:
1 scoop Vanilla Shakeology (or your preferred protein powder)
1 cup cubed cantaloupe
1 cup water
½ cup ice (add more to taste)

Preparation:
Place all ingredients in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (per serving):
Calories: 184
Fat: 2 g
Carbohydrates: 27 g (Fiber: 4 g; Sugars: 20 g)
Protein: 17 g

Shrimp Tacos

These seasoned shrimp tacos get spice and flavor from cumin and chili powder and are topped with lots of fresh veggies.

Shrimp Taco Recipe

Shrimp Tacos

Total Time: 18 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: 3 min.
Yield: 4 servings, 2 tacos each

Ingredients:
1½ tsp. olive oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
¾ tsp. ground cumin, divided use
½ tsp. ground chili powder
1 lb. raw medium shrimp, cleaned, deveined
¼ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1 tsp. finely chopped lime peel
2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
8 corn tortillas (or 6-inch whole wheat tortillas), warm
1 cup shredded red and green cabbage
1 medium tomato, chopped
1 medium avocado, sliced
Fresh cilantro sprigs (for garnish; optional)
Fresh lime wedges (for garnish; optional)

Preparation:
1. Combine oil, garlic, ½ tsp. cumin, chili powder, and shrimp in a medium bowl; mix well. Set aside.
2. Combine yogurt, remaining ¼ tsp. cumin, lime peel, lime juice, and cilantro in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.
3. Heat medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
4. Add shrimp mixture; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until shrimp is firm and opaque.
5. Top each tortilla evenly with cabbage, tomato, shrimp, and avocado.
6. Garnish with cilantro and lime if desired; drizzle each taco with a small spoonful of yogurt mixture.

Nutrition Facts (Per Serving):
Calories: 308
Total Fat: 12 g
Total Carbohydrates: 33 g (Fiber: 8 g; Sugars: 3 g)
Protein: 21 g

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Chocolate Shakeology Pudding

If you want the taste of a chocolate dessert without the guilt, try this healthy chocolate pudding recipe made with Shakeology. Bananas and avocado make it creamy just like traditional pudding!

Chocolate Shakeology Pudding

Recipe - Chocolate Shakeology Pudding IG

Total Time: 1 hr. 5 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:
1½ scoops Chocolate Shakeology
1 ripe medium avocado
1 medium banana, cut into chunks
1 cup unsweetened almond milk

Preparation:
1. Place Shakeology, avocado, banana, and almond milk in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. (If too thick add additional almond milk.)
2. Pour into four dessert cups; refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or until set.

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 231
Fat: 9 g
Carbohydrates: 29 g (Fiber: 8 g; Sugars: 12 g)
Protein: 10 g

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Strawberry Vinaigrette

This sweet vinaigrette made with fresh strawberries will add gourmet flair to your summer salads (like this one!). It can also be made with thawed, frozen strawberries.

Strawberry Vinaigrette Recipe

Strawberry Vinaigrette

Total Time: 10 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:
2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar (or white balsamic vinegar)
2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp. raw honey
¼ tsp. sea salt
¼ tsp. ground black pepper
1⅓ cups sliced fresh strawberries

Preparation:
Place vinegar, oil, honey, salt, pepper, and strawberries in a blender; cover. Blend until smooth.

Try it on the Spinach and Berry Salad!

Nutrition Facts (per Serving):
Calories: 47
Total Fat: 3 g
Total Carbohydrates: 4 g (Fiber: 1 g; Sugars: 3 g)
Protein: 0 g