Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Yummy Pear and Granola Muffins

You must try these muffins. They are delicious!!!

3/4 C canned pear nectar (I couldn't find this at the store so I used cranberry nectar)
2 egg whites
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon peel, grated
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup all-purpose flour
2/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup low-fat granola
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1-1/4 cup chopped pear

1. Preheat oven to 350
2. Whisk together the first 5 ingredients in a large bowl
3. Stir both flours and sugar in medium bowl until no sugar lumps.
4. Mix in granola, baking powder, nutmeg and salt. Add pear, toss to coat.
5. Stir flour mixture into egg mixture until blended (batter will be thick)
6. Divide among 12 prepared muffin cups.
7. Bake until golden brown and center comes out clean about 20 minutes.


Sunday, August 14, 2011

What's Cookin' in the Kitchen?

So I'm not too great at posting my meal plan every week, but here is the meal plan for this week. Just a reminder that we are still doing P90X, so our meals are not all that interesting.
(On a side note, I have lost 12 lbs since starting P90X. WOOHOO!)

Sunday Night: Steaks on the grill, Salad, and Baked Sweet Potatoes

Breakfast: Oatmeal w/ raisins, cup of milke w/ protein powder
Lunch: Chicken Pasta Pomodoro
Dinner: Turkey Burger w/o the bun, Small Salad w/ strawberries

Breakfast: Whole Wheat bagel, Greek yogurt, and banana
Lunch: Chicken burrito
Dinner: Tilapia & Asparagus

Breakfast: Whole Grain granola muffin, Greek yogurt & berries
Lunch: Whole Wheat turkey sandwich
Dinner: Lemon Chicken breast & zucchini

Breakfast: Protein shake & 1 cup fruit
Lunch: Grilled chicken salad
Dinner: Salmon with green apple salsa

Breakfast: Whole wheat waffle w/ sugar free syrup, banana and milk
Lunch: Chicken pita
Dinner: Date Night

Breakfast: Egg whites, breakfast potatoes, Greek yogurt, fruit
Lunch: Sonoma Salad (copycat recipe from Spin Pizza)
Dinner: Buffal meatloaf and salad