HOW I BAKE MY VEGGIES

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HOW DO I BAKE MY VEGGIES?  

SO VERY SIMPLE GUYS, I USE AVOCADO OIL FROM BETTER BODY FOODS!

WHY AVOCADO OIL?  

Along with coconut oil, avocado oil is one of the best possible oils to have your kitchen for cooking with.

the refined oil has a very high smoke point, usually listed as between 480 Fahrenheit and 520 Fahrenheit . This makes it a great choice for stir-frys and other high-temperature cooking.

Olive oil’s smoke point, by comparison, can vary greatly depending on the grade of the olive oil and its processing. Low quality ‘light’ olive oil is generally cited at a highest smoke point of around 430 Fahrenheit , which may be ok for medium frying.

However, extra virgin olive oil, the type we’re told is the healthiest and best to get, can have a smoke point as low as 220 Fahrenheit which is definitely not suitable for high temperature cooking or pretty much any kind of frying.

So I’ve turned to cooking with avocado oil lately, instead of my regular olive oil.  This has definitely made the taste much better, to me!   These two vegetables are so simple, but can be paired with just about any meal.  I like to meal prep these at the beginning of the week, to toss in salads, bowls, top the onions on your meat etc.   Here is what I do.  It’s so very simple!  

  1. Set oven at 425.  Peel 3 large sweet potatoes and dice up.  Then cut red onion into large chunks.  
  2. Place in a large bowl and pour in about 1-2 tbsp Better Body Foods Avocado Oil.  Then add Mrs Dash Seasoning in.  Mix around using your hands, or spoon, whatever is best for you!
  3.  Place all veggies on baking sheet and set in oven for 15-20 minutes.

Have you checked out Better Body Foods yet?  I’ve been using all their organic products and I’m loving them because they have just about everything that I need to cook.  I made these Superfood Bars with a lot of their ingredients.  Just order online and they’re sent straight to you.  Kinda perfect!  To name a few, I use their chia seeds, Pbfit, Avocado oil, coconut oil, cacao powder etc.  

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TOP / JEANS

 

SUPERFOOD BARS

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THESE BARS ARE LIFE.

I’ve been really into creating snacks.  I’m trying to avoid anything in a package.  So protein bars and all that jazz.  Thats kinda forcing me to get creative with my snacks and forcing me to get busy in the kitchen, which I’m ultimately loving.  So, LIVfit SuperFood Protein Blend has this amazing recipe on the back of their package.  That is where I got inspired by this recipe I created.  I made it my own and twisted it up a bit from what on the back of theirs.  Which both are equally as amazing.  This LIVfit Protein Blend I wrote about a few weeks ago. It’s a game changer, so go check that post out.

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FOR WET INGREDIENTS

FOR DRY INGREDIENTS

DIRECTIONS

  • Blend all wet ingredients together in a blender.  If you need to add a little more almond milk to make it creamy, then thats fine.  It will be thick and creamy.  Blend well!
  • Then in a large bowl, mix all dry ingredients together.
  • Pour wet mix into the dry mix, and mix all together making sure its blended. 
  • Then get a pan, and pour mix onto the pan.  Get some parchment paper, (or you can use your hands) and lay it down on the mix.  Then start pressing down making it flatter to cut into bars.  This mix will make 16 bars.
  • Set into fridge for 10 minutes before eating.  
  • Take it out of the fridge and take the bars carefully off the pan and into some tupperware.  Store in fridge until ready to eat.

MACROS

Calories per bar: 160, Carbs: 20, Protein: 5, Fat: 6

I’ll eat up to 2 bars for one snack.  They keep me fuller longer and so easy to grab and go.  So if you’re looking for something super easy, but don’t want the crap thats in regular bars, then try these!  I make them at the beginning of the week and I’ll usually have them up until Thursday, sometimes Friday.  Depending on if Oaks eats them too!  Which he loves them, so thats a plus!  

Healthy fat, good amount of protein, no hidden ingredients, you know what you’re getting, what more could you ask for in a Superfood bar?  I get all of my healthy organic ingredients at Better Body Foods!

Have a great day!

XOXO,

SARA LYNN