Potluck Recipes: Oat Muffins

Oat Muffins

Yield: 12 small muffins

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All the Nutrition, Just One Bowl

Lately I’ve been making single-bowl meals a lot. For example, last week I combined quinoa with a simple oil and vinegar dressing and some garlic and onions and topped it with green beans, crushed almonds, and a hard-boiled egg. It was delicious and easy and included lots of textures.

There is also something great about having a whole meal in one bowl. Healthy bowls are also great because they have lots of variety and it’s easy to switch out a protein or a vegetable to give yourself a few more options. Here are some recipes that are pretty good – most of them are completely Daniel Plan compliant. A few of these need some basic substitutions to make them healthier – such as using brown rice rather than white or omitting sugar from the dressing.

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Delicious and Healthy Vegetable Dips

So what do you do if you are trying to eat lots of vegetables, and you like to eat them raw, but the problem is you are just getting tired of dipping your vegetables in hummus every day? The Daniel Plan book includes a number of good vegetable dips, including Artichoke Hummus, Baba Ganoush Dip, Creamy Carrot Dip, and Garlicky White Bean Dip. I’ve tried all of these before and they are all good, but if you want some other options here are some other recipes for healthy vegetables dips:

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Day 12

So today was a beautiful day! I got to get some good sun for my tomato seedlings! (and for myself) I also tend to find that it’s easier to eat well when it’s nice out. I have started drinking coffee again and I’ve found that I’m more aware of when I’m getting dehydrated then I used to be. I had to drink a lot of extra water today with the coffee back in my diet.

Here’s what I ate today:

Breakfast: Blueberry spinach smoothie (prep time: 5 minutes)

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