<![CDATA[CHEF CRAFTED NUTRITION - Recipe Blog]]>Tue, 11 May 2021 19:27:54 -0500Weebly<![CDATA[5 Great St Patrick's Day Smoothie Ideas]]>Wed, 17 Mar 2021 10:30:00 GMThttp://chefcraftednutrition.com/recipes/5-great-st-patricks-day-smoothie-ideasWe wanted to share ways to incorporate green things into your day.  These are real recipes we have used or clients have submitted to us as some of their favorite things to eat as a smoothie! 
Simple Green Smoothie
  • 1 Frozen Banana
  • 8 floz unsweet almond milk
  • 1.5 cup baby spinach
155 calories, 4 g protein, 4 g fat, 30 g carbs, 5 g fiber, 2 servings fruit, ​1 serving vegetable
Nopalito Smoothie
  • 4 tbsp diced nopalitos
  • 1/4 green apple
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 16 floz water
130 calories, 6 g protein, 26 g carbs, 4 servings vegetables, 10 g fiber
Blueberry Spinach Smoothie
  • 1 scoop whey protein powder
  • 1 cup almond milk unsweet
  • 1/4 cup frozen blueberries
  • 2 cups raw baby spinach
180 calories, 28 g protein, 10 g carbs, 3 g fiber, 1 serving vegetables
Banana Spinach Protein Smoothie
  • 1 cup almond milk unsweetened
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1/2 tbsp ground flax
  • 1 serving vegan protein powder
260 calories, 24 g protein, 8 g fat, 37 g carbs, 2 servings fruit, 1 serving vegetable, 8 g fiber
Chia Berry Spinach Smoothie
1/2 cup frozen berries
2 cups baby spinach
1 scoop protein powder
12 floz almond milk unsweet
1/2 frozen banana
1 tbsp almond butter
460 Calories, 31 g protein, 22 g fat, 44 g carbs, 16 g fiber, 2 servings fruit, 1 serving vegetable
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<![CDATA[Mango Shrimp Salad With Yogurt Lime Dressing]]>Fri, 12 Mar 2021 12:00:00 GMThttp://chefcraftednutrition.com/recipes/mango-shrimp-salad-with-yogurt-lime-dressingThis is such a simple weeknight or weekday lunch idea that starts with fresh ingredients like mango, cucumber, bell pepper, and radishes with a tangy lime yogurt dressing.  Its finished off with an ample portion of shrimp for the perfect pack of protein.
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Serves 2:
Only 15-20 minutes to prepare.

Calories 429kcal
Protein 51g
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 2.2g
Carbs 39g 
Fiber 6.4g
Sodium 897mg
Fruits 2.04 servings
Vegetables 2.43 servings
Added Sugar 0g

Salad 
  • 2⁄ ounces Arugula
  • 4 cups
  • 1 Mango diced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper sliced
  • 6 Radishes sliced ⁄
  • 1/2 Cucumber julienned
1. Wash, dry and prepare all produce.
2. Place arugula in a bowl and top with sliced bell pepper, sliced mango, cucumbers, and radishes. Chill until ready to assemble.

Dressing
  • 1/4 cup Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 4 Green Onions, diced
  • 2 fl oz Lime Juice ⁄
  • 1/8 teaspoon Kosher Salt
1. Prepare dressing by adding lime juice, yogurt, and green onions to a blendar and processing until smooth. Chill and refrigerate until ready to consume.

Shrimp & Assembly
  • 1 pound Large Raw Shrimp (Peeled & Deveined)
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika ⁄
  • 1/8 teaspoon Kosher Salt
1. Heat saute pan with oil. Season shrimp in bowl with salt and paprika.
2. Cook on high heat for 1 minute per side until shrimp is cooked. Serve hot or chilled over salad.
​3. Drizzle salad with dressing prior to eating and enjoy. 
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<![CDATA[Breakfast Arugula Salad]]>Fri, 05 Mar 2021 12:30:00 GMThttp://chefcraftednutrition.com/recipes/breakfast-arugula-saladA breakfast thats simple enough and done in less than 5 minutes.  Its packed with nutrition, antioxidants, and flavor anyone should enjoy.  Low carb, gluten and dairy free - this breakfast is sure to leave you feeling energized for hours.  Double up on your eggs if you want an extra 7-8 grams of protein!
Makes 1 Salad

2 cups arugula
1 egg
2 pinches salt
1 pinch pepper
2 tbsp walnuts
1/2 tsp lemon juice
​1 tsp olive oil

Place arugula in a bowl and top with berries, walnuts and drizzle with emon juice and a sprinkle of salt.
Cook egg in oil and season with sprinkle of salt and pepper and place over salad.
The egg yolk in this recipe when left running dresses the salad perfectly!

222 calories, 10 g protein, 13 g carbs, 1/2 serving of fruit, 1 serving of vegetables, 3 g fiber, 18 g fat, 3 g sat fat, 800 mg sodium

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