All posts tagged: #MommyRecipes

Overnight Raspberry Vanilla Protein Oats

If you are in a hurry in the morning as the majority of us are … you have to try my overnight oats! I love making 2-3 mason jars ahead of time and storing them in the fridge for a super fast grab and go breakfast. Even though my little guy can’t have any yet, I’m sure older kiddos would love them. Get the kids involved and let them make their own mason jar. It’s a fun project and if you have fussy kids you could save a lot of struggle and time in the morning. Ingredients: 1 Cup Quick Oats by Kii Naturals line 1 Scoop Vanilla New Zealand Whey Isolate Protein Powder  2 tbsp Stevia 1/2 cup Plain Greek Yogurt 0-2% Fat 1 cup Raspberries 3/4 cup Unsweetened Almond or Cashew Milk 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract How to Make: In a small bowl, mix all of the ingredients together. Divide between 2 small bowls, mugs, or mason jars. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Enjoy cold, or microwave for 30-60 seconds to enjoy warm. Nutrition Information …

So Simple Blueberry Shake

I only believe in the highest quality supplements with the very best ingredients. InterActive Nutrition makes 100% New Zealand Whey Isolate with no artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours. It’s also 100% Cross Flow-Micro Filtered this allows for the production of very high protein contents (>90%), the retention of important sub-fractions, extremely low fat and lactose contents, with virtually no undenatured proteins. Undenatured means the protein has not been pasteurized, but processed at a lower temperature than traditional pasteurization in order to preserve the amino acids that are destroyed by high heat. To order any of the amazing InterActive protein supplements visit http://www.sixpackfitness.ca and use my ‘COACH JVB’ discount code. SIMPLE is sometimes the best! Try my blueberry shake powered by InterActive Nutrition – Simple Blueberry Shake  1 Scoop Vanilla Absolute Whey Isolate 1/2 cup fresh organic blueberries 1 tbsp ground flax seed 1 cup water 1 ice cube Blend for 15 seconds and chug 🙂 Protein – 25 g Carbs – 17 g Fat – 4 g

No Crust Chicken and Spinach Quiches

These quick and easy quiches are perfect to make ahead of time so you don’t skip breakfast (bid no no!). I make these a couple days before and store in the  fridge for up tp 4 days. I personally have 4 for breakfast with a side of toast or oatmeal. Reheat the quiches for 10-15 seconds in the micro wave or 1 minute in the toaster oven, a splash of hot sauce and they are good to go. No Crust Chicken and Spinach Quiches (For more recipes like this download my Strong Like Mommy Ebook)  INGREDIENTS 12 egg whites 2 whole eggs 300 g ground chicken 1 onion chopped 6 handfuls of spinach Sea salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, chicken or steak spice – all to taste DIRECTIONS Preheat Oven to 400F degrees Mix all ingredients together until combines Spray non-stick muffin tins with spray of your choice (I use coconut oil spray) Scoop mixture ¾ of each muffin tin Bake for 15 minutes SERVING SIZE –  Recipe make 12-13 Quiches and I have 4 …

Craving CHOCOLATE?

One of the the most interesting side effects from breastfeeding is these crazy chocolate cravings I’m getting. I didn’t have much of a sweet tooth before or during pregnancy and I could easily pass up dessert, sweets or cookies but now it’s a completely different story. Since I started breastfeeding all I want is chocolate! I’ve been eating Lindt bars like they are going out of business (seriously!) but to my pleasant surprise there is actually a scientific explanation. When a woman nurses, deficiencies in magnesium or iron can occur making her desire chocolate, which has a fair amount of both minerals. Yay! That is a good enough excuse for this mama. With increasing my magnesium intake to 600 mg per day I decided to whip up my Chocolate Mousse recipe from my Strong Like Mommy Ebook, it definitely hit the spot and I got my chocolate fix with  an abundance of healthy fats (also super important while breastfeeding), lean protein from New Zealand Whey Protein Powder and skipped out on the process sugar – win, …