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January 27, 2018

As an athlete, I burn a lot of calories!  To help replenish my energy, I eat veggie sandwiches between meals (instead of drinking energy beverages with processed protein powders).  This sandwich is full of whole grains, vegetables and healthy carbs.  The avocado adds "healthy" fat as well.  It is quick recipe and the ingredients can be adjusted to whatever vegetables you have on hand.

Hope you like it!

-Jackson Smith

Ingredients:

2 pieces whole-grain bread (I use Dave’s Powerseed Bread)

½ avocado, smashed with a fork

1 cup spinach

1 green or red lettuce leaf

3 red onion slices

3 tomato slices

4-5 cucumber slices, pickled

1 tablespoon banana peppers

1 tablespoon pickled jalapeños

Salt and black pepper to taste

Method:

Toast the bread.  Spread the smashed avocado equally on both pieces of toast.  Layer the spinach, lettuce, onion, tomato slices, pickled cucumber slices, banana peppers & jalapeños on top of the avocado on one slice of toast.  Sprinkle salt and pepper on top of t...

January 27, 2018

Whenever my children ask for "box cereal" at the grocery store I ask them to find a cereal without "sugar" in the first 3 ingredients.  It is a difficult task!

Instead of buying high priced, processed, boxed cereal- you can make your own healthy granola.  It is easy and only takes about 15 minutes!

This granola recipe is made from old fashioned rolled oats, nuts, seeds, dried fruit, spices and a touch of maple syrup for sweetness.

I use RAW nuts (to avoid the added oils with roasting) and buy in bulk to save money.  HINT: To help maintain freshness, store raw nuts in the refrigerator.

NOTE: You can use whatever raw nuts and seeds you prefer- the ingredient list is just a suggestion.  Be creative!

Ingredients:

Approximately 6 cups of old fashioned roll oats

¼ cup raw walnuts, chopped

¼ cup raw almonds, sliced

¼ cup ground flax seeds

¼ cup raw pumpkin seeds

¼ cup hemp hearts

2-3 teaspoons chia seeds

1/2 cup raisins

1-2 teaspoons cinnamon

1 teaspoon salt

¼ cup pure mapl...

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