We all know how difficult it can be to eat well while balancing changing seasons, work, family, friends, and fitness. But, taking good care of yourself (aka eating well and getting your exercise in) is key to managing a busy life (check out Ambassador Amelia Mayer’s reasoning on this topic here)! Use these helpful and healthy recipes to get a running start on a super-fit fall:
Good Eats for Back to School Season!
We all know how hard it is to nourish your body when you're busy. We stay healthy with some proactive planning, so that when it comes time to sit down to a meal (or, more likely, eat it on the run), we're ready! Here's what we're adding to our menus this busy season (thank goodness for Pinterest, right?!). What's on your list?
These bars look divine--they're packed with fall flavors and plenty of protein and fiber!
This quinoa tabouleh gives you more protein than your traditional tabouleh recipe...and it's gluten free! Eat it with some tofu or chicken for added protein, or mix it into your salad for extra flavor and fiber.
This recipe has everything you could want: nutritious and delicious roasted summer veggies combined with kid-friendly (ok, adult friendly, too) macaroni and cheese. Make for dinner and bring leftovers for lunch. You probably won't regret it.
You can bake these for a fun, family dinner, and pack them in a salad or sandwich for lunch the next day. They're tasty, vegetarian, and versatile.
Indulge in this healthy but decadent pizza recipe for dinner, and make double to have as leftovers! Who doesn't love cold pizza for an on-the-go breakfast?
Homemade nut butter is much easier than you think. Try this recipe (or throw in another kind of nut) for a healthier alternative to peanut butter sandwiches. Yum!
Talk about a power salad! Plan this salad into your day and you won't go hungry.
This healthier version of chicken salad is perfect for your sandwich, wrap, or cracker needs. Pack it in your kids' lunches and bring it to work with you--it'll keep you all going all day!
Burritos are the perfect for on-the-go dish, but they can be pretty unhealthy. Try this veggie version and you'll be happy and nourished!
This smoothie is morning friendly and will give you enough sustenance to last you through lunch time. Plus, it probably tastes like dessert. What's better?