Category Archive: Recipes

Recipe: Easy Paleo Banana Bread (Gluten & Dairy-Free)

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This is one of my fav go-to recipes, especially for travel as a convenience food. And prep time is less than 10 minutes (could not be any easier!). I usually bake a whole loaf and eat a slice as a meal because it contains healthy fats, and equal amounts of carbs and protein–a great meal …

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A Case for NOT Prepping All Your Food

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“The more you cook, the better you look.” Thank you to my friend and fat loss nutrition expert Dr. Chris Mohr for these words of wisdom. I agree with this statement. Besides, we know that in order to be successful in our fat loss journey, we need to be organized, prepped and ready. When we …

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Eggs, Fat Loss & Healthy Dark Chocolate Custard Recipe

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By Dr. Jillian Teta In case you haven’t noticed, here at JillFit we are kind of obsessed with eggs. Eggs, in fact, have often been touted as the “perfect food”, and for the most part we agree! We use them as an integral part of physique optimization and maintaining leanness year-round. Let’s break it down …

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Recipe: Low-Carb “Seven Layer” Bars

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A couple weeks ago, I posted on Instagram some coconut cream I found at Trader Joes. I had no clue what to do with it, but I did know: when you see coconut cream, you buy it! Lol. Experimenting in the kitchen last weekend, I came up with these babies. Between Dan, Jade and myself, …

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Recipe: Low-Carb Choco-Coconut Cookies

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Tossed together these little morsels during my hunkering down for Hurricane Sandy, even though in the middle of North Carolina, we didn’t get but some light winds. Anywho, you can always find an excuse to bake healthy treats Two of these cookies is a serving. Great for after dinner or a mid-afternoon snack. See what …

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Recipe: Healthy Pumpkin Loaf

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You’re welcome   Preheat oven at 325 degrees F Ingredients: Mix the following in a large bowl: 3 cups almond meal 1 cup coconut flour 2 rounded scoops of whey protein powder (vanilla or unflavored works well) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking soda 1.5 tsp baking powder 1-2 tsp cinnamon (to desired taste) 1/2 …

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Happy Paddy’s Day & 3 Sneaky Ways to Eat Your Veggies

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By Tara Ballard It’s almost St. Patty’s Day! Instead of indulging in green beer (does anyone really drink that stuff? Lol), how about getting creative with your green veggies? I love veggies, and am always looking for creative ways to incorporate them into usually veggie-less recipes. Here are 3 that I’ve been having fun with …

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Simple Side Dish Recipe: Brussel Sprouts

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By Sara Baker Brussel sprouts seem to be one of the most disliked vegetables.  I have never really liked brussel sprouts either, or so I thought.  Then my sister made them for Christmas dinner and they were fantastic. Then I had them with a fabulous Asian meal at a new restaurant last week and loved …

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Recipe: Cinnamon Apple Muffins

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Who doesn’t love cinnamon and apples? I was playing around in my kitchen last weekend, and we had a bag of granny smiths that we hadn’t been eating so I figured I would devise a new recipe. Here it is, hope you enjoy them! ox Jill Preheat oven 375 degrees F Spray inside of 12-muffin …

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Recipe: Nicole’s Homemade Salsa Dip

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If you are like most Americans, you are getting ready to watch the Superbowl this weekend and if you are like most fitness gals you are already anticipating the snack situation. My strategy is always to go on offense at social gatherings and dinners and actually BRING my own healthy dish or dessert so that …

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Recipe: Chocolatey Almond Butter Cookies

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Ingredients: 1/3 cup almond flour ½ tsp baking soda ¼ cup almond butter ½ tsp vanilla 1 scoop chocolate whey protein ¼ cup almond milk ½ cup oats 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp stevia 1 egg Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine all ingredients in large bowl. Place spoonfuls onto baking sheet …

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Recipe: My Go-To Dinner–Shell-less Taco Salad

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It’s a new year! Time to get back on the healthy eating train after some indulgence during the holidays. One of the best options for healthy eating is the all-important salad. But, many times, salad can be boring, unappetizing and plain old yuck. So to spice things up and still get in a healthy meal, …

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Recipe: Guiltless Flourless Chocolate Cake w/ Chocolate Glaze

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Yes, I said “glaze” This is honestly one of my favorite desserts for a nice occasion. I have made this for our family holiday party the last 3 years and it is always a hit with the health-conscious and sophisticated palate (aka my chocolate-loving mother-in-law Joyce and brother-in-law Keoni, both of whom say “the darker …

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Recipe: No Crust Pumpkin Pie

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By Emily Saunders Happy Holidays everyone!  Many people find this time of year very difficult for fat loss due to a combination of stress, busy schedules, parties galore, and countless holiday treats everywhere we turn!  Stress no more!  There are so many ways to remake old favorites to fit into the Fat Loss lifestyle.  This …

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Recipe: Buffalo Chili (Baby, it’s cold outside!)

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By Sara Baker As I landed in Denver coming back from a business trip earlier this week, the temperature on the ground was 6 degrees at 4 PM.  Brrrrr. I needed to grocery shop, do laundry and unpack. Though I was tempted to pick something up for dinner, I had already eaten out the last …

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Recipe: Coco-Nutty Chicken

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By Tara Ballard I am always searching for new ways to prepare chicken. I came up with this Thai-inspired goodie on a recent trip. It’s quick, easy and most importantly, tasty!! You can adjust most ingredients to your liking, but here is what I did: Ingredients: 1 lb chicken breast tenderloins 1 ½ cups sliced …

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Recipe: Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

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I was inspired to create these little yummy treats the other day when I noticed we had a few bananas that were getting a little too ripe. At that point, I usually either freeze them for protein smoothies or make my favorite healthy banana bread. But, Jade just bought a jar of my favorite natural …

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Recipe: Healthy Chicken [Shirataki] Noodle Soup

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By Emily Saunders Today I am writing from my new kitchen table and gazing out over the splendid Fall colors in my back yard.  This time of year always gets me in the mood for warmer food.  I start drinking my tea hot instead of iced and choose hot chocolate over ice cream as an …

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Recipe: Quick & Easy Roasted Broccoli-Kale Salad

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By Jillian Teta In the full swing of contest prep, even the best of us can – gasp – run out of food unexpectedly! One of my favorite stories from a JillFit client getting ready for her first show was this: Her in-laws were in town visiting, and they were enjoying an evening on the …

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Recipe: Pan-Seared Mahi Mahi with Sauteed Greens

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By Tara Ballard I admit it, I am pretty boring when it comes to food preparation. The other Jillfit gals are definitely much more creative than I in the kitchen. I usually go for weeks eating the same foods, with little variation in how they are prepared and seasoned.  So, I was pretty proud of …

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