Recipes

Grilled Lemon Chicken

  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 TBSP Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 TBSP finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of fat
  • Directions:
    In a plastic bag mix all ingredients together and shake well to coat chicken. Marinade in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes and up to overnight. Grill & Enjoy.

    Advocare Friendly


    Buffalo Cauliflower Bites
    Makes about 2 cups

    Ingredients:

    • 1 head of cauliflower, washed and broken up into small florets
    • 1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 tsp. garlic powder
    • 1 tsp. paprika
    • 1 tsp. chili powder
    • ½ tsp. kosher salt
    • 2 tbsp. of your favorite hot wing sauce

    Directions:
    Pre heat oven to 425
    Toss cauliflower with olive oil and distribute evenly. Combine garlic powder, paprika, chili powder, and salt in a small bowl. Toss spice mixture over cauliflower and mix well, making sure all the cauliflower is coated in the spices. Spread cauliflower out on a rimmed baking sheet a roast for 20 minutes. Toss with wing sauce and serve with your favorite blue cheese dressing for dipping. These are great as a healthy side with burgers.

    Enjoy!


    Stuffed Sweet Potato
    Serves 4
    448 calories | 12g fat | 62g carbs | 9g fiber | 22g protein

    Ingredients:

    • 4 medium sweet potatoes
    • 2tsp olive oil
    • 1/2 chopped onion
    • 2 tsp chopped garlic
    • 2 tsp ground cumin
    • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
    • 12 oz lean ground turkey (or beef)
    • 1/4 cup dry sherry
    • 3/4 cup crushed tomatoes (can)
    • 1/4 cup dried cherries – chopped
    • 1/4 cup pimento-stuffed green olives – sliced in rounds
    • 1/4 tsp salt
    • 2 tbsp+ cilantro for serving
    • optional – 1 tbsp capers

    Directions:
    Heat oven to 425. Pierce potatoes with fork, wrap in foil and place in oven for about 50 minutes or until fully cooked and tender. To cut baking time you can also put the potatoes in the microwave for 1 minute intervals, be sure to pierce with a fork prior to nuking!
    In a large skillet heat the oil, medium heat. Cook the onion until soft (4 mins) add garlic, cumin, and cinnamon and cook for 1 min. Add the meat and cook 5 minutes or till browned. Add sherry and cook, stirring for 2 mins. Add all remaining ingredients except the cilantro – reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
    Slice open you potatoes and mach the inside with a fork. Spoon in the meat mixture and top with cilantro. Enjoy!

    Submitted by Mary Harchuck— Recipe from Food & Wine magazine


    Homemade Taco Seasoning

    • 1 TBSP chili powder
    • ¼ tsp garlic powder
    • ¼ tsp onion powder
    • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
    • ¼ tsp dried oregano
    • ½ tsp paprika
    • 1 ½ tsp ground cumin
    • 1 tsp sea salt
    • 1 tsp black pepper

    Mix all ingredients together and store in an air tight container at room temp. 3-4 TBSP of this
    seasoning easily replaces the store bought variety that often contains a lot more sodium.

    Submitted by Ganelle Swehla— Recipe from the Advocare 24-day Challenge


    Slow Cooker Chicken Burritos

    • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of fat
    • 1 (8oz) can tomato sauce (No Sugar Added)
    • ½ cup fresh salsa
    • 1 package Low Sodium Taco Seasoning or 3 -4 TBSP Homemade Taco Seasoning
    • 1 tsp chili powder
    • 1 tsp cumin
    • 2 cloves minced garlic

    Place chicken in slow cooker. Pour remaining ingredients on top of chicken. Cover and cook on low
    for 6 hours or until chicken is cooked through.

    Serve over lettuce for a Tex-Mex inspired salad using the extra juice as a dressing or creating your
    own using some olive oil, lemon/lime juice, and taco seasoning.

    Burrito or Salad Topping Suggestions: Black Beans (rinsed and drained), tomatoes, lettuce, black

    Submitted by Ganelle Swehla— Recipe from the Advocare 24-day Challenge


    Asian Lettuce Wraps

    • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, trimmed of fat
    • 5 cloves chopped garlic
    • 1 small onion, finely chopped
    • ¼ cup Liquid Aminos (A safe soy sauce substitute)
    • ¼ cup low sodium chicken broth
    • ½ tsp ground ginger
    • 1 dash allspice (or a dash each of ground cloves, cinnamon, and black pepper)
    • 2 TBSP apple cider vinegar
    • Optional: 1 small can of crushed pineapple
    • Bean sprouts and large leafy lettuce for wrapping

     

    Place chicken in a slow cooker. Add onions and garlic. Mix the liquid and spices together and pour
    over chicken. Cook on low about 4 hours. Shred chicken in slow cooker and serve on lettuce with
    bean sprouts.

    Submitted by Ganelle Swehla— Recipe from the Advocare 24-day Challenge


    Homemade Tortilla Chips
    Prep Time: 5-10 minutes
    Cook Time: 15 minutes
    Yield: 72 chips (approximately)

    Ingredients:

  • Corn Tortillas (or Masa)
  • oil (optional)
  • salt (optional)

Directions:
Preheat overn to 350 degrees
Stack your tortillas and then cut start to cut them in half, quarters, etc. & continue until you have 6-8 wedges from each tortilla
Spray a cookie sheet and place all your wedges on the sheet
Bake the chips for 6 minutes, spay with oil and sprinkle with salt (optional) then flip the chips and bake for an additional 6-9 minutes on the other side.
Once brown pull from the oven
You can always add more or less salt

Submitted by Mary Harchuck— Recipe from simplyrecipes.com