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3 Healthy Fish Recipes | Dinner Made Easy

Tortilla-Crusted Tilapia
Servings: 4
Calories: 363

1.5 lbs tilapia, sliced into strips
3 cups tortilla chips, crushed (7oz)
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp chili flakes
1/2 tsp smoked paprika
1 tsp garlic powder
1 lime, zested
3 eggs

On a large plate or a wide-mouthed bowl, whisk together flour, cumin, child flakes, smoked paprika, garlic powder and lime zest. Set aside.
In another wide-mouthed bowl, beat eggs. Set aside.
Place crushed tortillas on a large plate.
To encrust fish, take one strip at a time and lightly toss it in the flour mixture. Next, dip the fish into the eggs, then finish off my coating it with the crushed tortillas. Place fish stick on a well-greased baking sheet. Continue coating remaining fish.
Bake at 350ºF for approximately 12-15 minutes, or until fish is cooked through and tortilla crust is lightly golden.
Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
*If you prefer, you can pan fry the fish on a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Enjoy!

Maple Dijon Salmon
Servings: 4
Calories: 330

4 salmon fillets, 4-6oz
1/4 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
2 garlic cloves, minced
salt and pepper to taste
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In a large bowl, whisk together maple syrup, mustard, garlic and a drizzle of oil. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Coat salmon with mixture and allow to sit in the refrigerator for 15-20 minutes.
Place fish on a lined baking sheet and bake at 400ºF for 10-12 minutes, or until salmon is cooked through.
Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
Enjoy!

Cajun Mahi Mahi with Mango Salsa
Servings: 3
Calories: 390

For the Mahi Mahi:
1 tbsp oil
1.5lbs Mahi Mahi filets
2 tbsp cajun spice

For the Mango Salsa:
2 mangoes, finely diced
1/3 cup red onion, finely diced
1 jalapeño, deseeded and finely minced
1/4 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
1 lime, juice and zest
salt and pepper to taste

Mahi Mahi:
On a large cutting board or in a large bowl, sprinkle cajun seasoning over fish. Gently rub the seasoning in.
Heat a large nonstick skillet on the stove and add some oil. Add fish and fry on medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes per side, or until fish is lightly golden and cooked through. Do not overcrowd the pan. Fry fish in batches if necessary.
Serve immediately with salsa or store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Salsa:
In a large bowl, toss all ingredients and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Enjoy!

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Dinner Live with Mind Over Munch!

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Watch Dinner Live with special guest Alyssia from Mind Over Munch Wednesday January 25th at 5:00pm ET on YouTube!  CLICK HERE TO WATCH! 

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Dinner LIVE | Veggie Fried Quinoa

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Watch the first episode of Dinner Live Thursday January 19th at 5:00pm ET on YouTube!  CLICK HERE TO WATCH! 

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6 Energy-Boosting Toast Ideas

This week I’ve teamed up with Dempster’s to share 6 delicious toast recipes. Each of these recipes starts with Dempster’s 100% Whole Grains 12 Grain Bread and is loaded with wholesome, real ingredients. Be sure to share your toast creations using #DeliciousStartsWithDempsters! For more information about Dempster’s 100% Whole Grains 12 Grain Bread visit: https://www.dempsters.ca/.  *This Post Was Made in Collaboration with Dempster’s.*

Avocado Egg Salad Toast
1 slice Dempster’s 100% Whole Grains 12 Grain Bread, toasted
1 boiled egg, chopped
½ avocado
¼ tsp chili powder
salt & pepper
½ tomato, thinly sliced

In a small bowl mash the egg and avocado with the back of a fork. Season with chili powder, salt and pepper. Spread mixture on toast and top with tomato slices.

Ants On A Log Toast
1 slice Dempster’s 100% Whole Grains 12 Grain Bread, toasted
1 tbsp peanut butter or almond butter
1 celery rib, thinly sliced
1 tbsp raisins

Spread peanut butter over toast. Top with sliced celery and raisins.

Mediterranean Morning Toast
1 slice Dempster’s 100% Whole Grains 12 Grain Bread, toasted
2 tbsp hummus
1 tbsp roasted red peppers, thinly sliced
2 tsp kalamata olives, thinly sliced
2 tsp feta cheese, crumbled
¼ tsp Greek seasoning

Spread hummus over toast. Top with roasted red peppers, olives, feta cheese and Greek seasoning.

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Grape & Goat Cheese Toast
1 slice Dempster’s 100% Whole Grains 12 Grain Bread, toasted
1 tbsp goat cheese
6-8 grapes, halved
1 tbsp walnuts, chopped
1 tsp honey

Spread goat cheese over toast. Top with grapes and walnuts. Drizzle with honey.

Smoked Salmon Toast
1 slice Dempster’s 100% Whole Grains 12 Grain Bread, toasted
1 tbsp cream cheese
2 radishes, thinly sliced
3 pieces smoked salmon
fresh dill, chopped

Spread cream cheese over toast. Top with sliced radish, smoked salmon and chopped dill.
Strawberry Basil Toast
1 slice Dempster’s 100% Whole Grains 12 Grain Bread, toasted
1 tbsp goat cheese
3-4 strawberries, sliced
2 basil leaves, finely chopped
½ tsp balsamic vinegar

Spread goat cheese over toast. Top with strawberries, balsamic vinegar and shredded basil.

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Healthy Breakfast Cookies | Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan & CHOCOLATE!

 

Healthy Breakfast Cookies
Servings: 4
Calories: 564/serving

2 ripe bananas
1 cup almond or peanut butter
¼ cup chia seeds, soaked in ¼ cup water
¼ cup cocoa powder
¼ cup coconut sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp baking powder

Preheat oven to 350°F.  In a large bowl mash bananas until they are smooth.  Add the remaining ingredients and mix until they are well combined.  Spoon mixture onto a parchment-lined baking sheet.  Bake for between 8 and 10 minutes.  Allow cookies to cool for 5 minutes before devouring.

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3 Healthy Breakfast Parfaits

Chocolate Peanut Butter Parfaits
Servings: 1
Calories: 457

1/2 cup vanilla greek yogurt
1-2 tbsp peanut butter
1 tsp cocoa powder
1 tsp maple syrup (optional)
1 banana
1/8 cup salted peanuts, chopped
1/8 cup granola

In a medium sized bowl, whisk together yogurt, peanut butter and cocoa powder. Add maple syrup if you want it sweeter.
In another small bowl, mix together granola and salted peanuts.
Assemble parfaits as desired.
Enjoy!

Very Berry Cheesecake Parfait
Servings: 1
Calories: 311

1/2 cup vanilla greek yogurt
1-2 tbsp cream cheese, softened
1 tsp maple syrup (optional)
1/8 cup crushed graham crackers
¼ cup granola
¼ cup raspberries
¼ cup blueberries

In a medium sized bowl, whisk together yogurt and cream cheese. Add maple syrup if you want it sweeter.
Assemble parfaits as desired.
Enjoy!

Apple Pie Breakfast Parfait
Servings: 1
Calories: 300

1 apple, peeled and diced
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 cup granola
1/2 cup vanilla greek yogurt

In a small saucepan, add apples, lemon juice and cinnamon. Add a splash of water if necessary. Cook on medium heat until apples begin to soften. Once cooked to your desired consistency, set aside and allow to cool.
Assemble parfaits as desired.

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**NEW** HEALTHY MEAL PLAN 2017 – 4 Full Weeks PLUS More Than 100 Recipes!!

Hi lovelies! The New Year is hear and if you’re anything like me, you’re probably trying to get back on track with healthy eating which is why I am so excited to share my brand **NEW** Healthy Meal Plan which includes 4 full weeks of menus PLUS more than 100 healthy recipes! I really hope you love it as much as I do and that it helps you live inspired this year.

CLICK HERE to purchase my HEALTHY MEAL PLAN 2017 eBOOK!

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Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Streusel

The pecan streusel topping on this sweet potato casserole makes it a special dish for Thanksgiving! For all of my foolproof Holiday recipes click here!

Sweet Potato Casserole

4-6 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
¼ cup brown sugar
¼ cup butter
¼ cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp ginger
¼ tsp nutmeg

1 cup pecans chopped
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup flour
¼ cup butter, softened

Boil sweet potatoes until they are very soft; about 25 minutes. Drain sweet potatoes and transfer them to a mixing bowl. Add brown sugar, butter, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. Mash until thoroughly combined and smooth. Pour mixture into a baking dish. In a small bowl mix pecans, brown sugar, flour and butter. Crumble over the top of the mashed sweet potatoes. Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 375°F for 30 minutes.

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie

This foolproof Pumpkin Pie recipe is perfect for all of your Holiday dinners!  For all of my Thanksgiving & Holiday recipes click here!

1 store-bought piecrust
1 cup pumpkin puree, fresh or canned
1 cup apple butter
1 cup evaporated milk
3 eggs, beaten
1½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ tsp salt

Press pie crust into a pie or tart pan.  In a large bowl combine pumpkin puree, apple butter, evaporated milk, eggs, vanilla extract, salt and pumpkin pie spice.  Pour mixture into the pie crust.  Bake at 375°F for 50-60 minutes or until filling is completely set. Enjoy with fresh whipped cream.

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