Dancer Meal Prep – 3 Easy Recipes
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Using whatever ingredients you like, blend your smoothie up in a blender. I recommend using some sort of natural protein powder, fruit, superfoods, and a non-dairy liquid base. Pour into a bowl and add fun toppings! Super easy and tasty!
Easy Pasta Bowl
~ Any type Pasta (I use brown rice pasta)
~ Veggies of Choice
~ Organic Pasta Sauce of Choice
Cook your pasta of choice per package directions. Heat up your sauce on the stove in a small pot for about 5 minutes or until it starts to simmer. Then steam any veggies you like. Assemble everything in a bowl and you are done! You can mix and match types of pastas, sauces, and veggies, to never get bored! Plus, feel free to add a protein such as chicken, steak, or shrimp.
Black Bean Brownies
Recipe courtesy of Chocolate Covered Katie
~ 1 1/2 cups black beans (1 15-oz can, drained and rinsed very well) (250g after draining)
~ 2 tbsp cocoa powder (10g)
~ 1/2 cup quick oats (40g)
~ 1/4 tsp salt
~ 1/3 cup pure maple syrup or agave (or honey, but not for strict vegans.) (75g)
pinch uncut stevia OR 2 tbsp sugar (or omit and increase maple syrup to 1/2 cup)
~ 1/4 cup coconut or vegetable oil (40g)
~ 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
~ 1/2 tsp baking powder
~ 1/2 cup to 2/3 cup chocolate chips (115-140g)
optional: more chips, for presentation
Preheat oven to 350 F. Combine all ingredients except chips in a good food processor, and blend until completely smooth. Really blend well. (A blender can work if you absolutely must, but the texture—and even the taste—will be much better in a food processor.) Stir in the chips, then pour into a greased 8×8 pan. Optional: sprinkle extra chocolate chips over the top. Cook the black bean brownies 15-18 minutes, then let cool at least 10 minutes before trying to cut. If they still look a bit undercooked, you can place them in the fridge overnight and they will magically firm up! Makes 9-12 brownies.