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Chicken Verde Quinoa Bowls (Gluten Free)

Chicken Verde Quinoa Bowls - full of flavor and protein, these quick bowls are the prefect make ahead lunch or potluck dish! | tastythin.com

Chicken Verde Quinoa Bowls – full of flavor and protein, these quick bowls are the prefect make ahead lunch or potluck dish! Sometimes you come upon a great recipe totally by accident.  The other day as I was cleaning out the frig of leftovers, I came up with this delicious combo!  Last week I made a batch of Salsa Verde Chicken in the Instant Pot (soooo easy!) for taco night. …

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Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 1)

Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 1) - Weekly Meal Prep tips featuring clean, whole food recipes. Always simple and family friendly! | tastythin.com

Clean Eating Meal Prep Guide (Week 1) – Weekly Meal Prep tips featuring clean, whole food recipes.  Always simple and always family friendly!  With the arrival of fall and back to school, I am in serious meal planning mode.  Life and busy schedules just seem to flow better when I have a weekly menu in mind and food prepped ahead of time.  Pre-prepping is perfect for grabbing breakfast on the way…

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Rainbow Hummus Wraps

Rainbow Hummus Wraps - crunchy, fresh, and full of flavor, these wraps are a nutritious and satisfying lunch! | tastythin.com

 Rainbow Hummus Wraps – crunchy, fresh, and full of flavor, these wraps are a nutritious and satisfying lunch! In the summertime, I prefer meals that are light and fresh.  These Rainbow Hummus Wraps fit the bill perfectly – they are full of colorful crunchy veggies and creamy hummus all rolled up in a whole grain tortilla.   For a quick lunch during the week, prepare all the veggies ahead and store…

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Mediterranean Chopped Salad Wraps

Mediterranean Chopped Salad Wraps - fresh and healthy chopped veggie mix with homemade vinaigrette, can be enjoyed as a salad or wrap! | tastythin.com

Mediterranean Chopped Salad Wraps – fresh and healthy chopped veggie mix with homemade vinaigrette, can be enjoyed as a salad or wrap! This time of year, I really love fresh, light meals.  These wraps come packed with crunchy veggies and a delicious homemade vinaigrette, and are perfect for summer lunching! I made the vinaigrette recipe a while ago and have been loving it on all kinds of salads.  It’s a healthier…

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Greek Mason Jar Salads (Make Ahead)

Greek Mason Jar Salads (Make Ahead) - Tons of protein and fresh Greek flavors make this dish a perfect make ahead lunch! | tastythin.com

Greek Mason Jar Salads (Make Ahead) – Tons of protein and fresh Greek flavors make this dish a perfect make ahead lunch! My newest obsession is the ‘salad in a mason jar’ trend.  As much as I love meal prep, I can’t believe I haven’t tried this sooner!  It’s kind of genius…everything can be made ahead and layered including the dressing, without getting soggy.  The secret is in the layering order!  To…

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Detox Turmeric Veggie Soup (Whole30 Paleo)

Instant Pot Detox Turmeric Veggie Soup (Whole30 Paleo) - a delicious, savory soup full of cleansing ingredients.  Loads of veggies and spices combine for a flavorful, fragrant, and super nutritious recipe! | tastythin.com

Instant Pot Detox Turmeric Veggie Soup (Whole30 Paleo) – a delicious, savory soup full of cleansing ingredients.  Loads of veggies and spices combine for a flavorful, fragrant, and super nutritious recipe!  One of the goals I set for 2017 was to eat clean as much as possible.  For me, the weekends tend to be the toughest for sticking to this plan and occasionally I find myself needing to detox from a heavy cheat meal (or…

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Greek Salad Power Bowls

Greek Salad Power Bowls - Tons of protein and fresh Greek flavors make this recipe a perfect one dish meal or make ahead lunch! | tastythin.com

Greek Salad Power Bowls – Tons of protein and fresh Greek flavors make this recipe a perfect one dish meal or make ahead lunch. My favorite Greek Salad got a little extra punch of protein with the addition of quinoa!  Although I’ve never been a huge salad eater, Greek salads are totally my style.  This combination of flavors is by far my favorite way to eat salad.  And with the addition of whole…

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Instant Pot Pork Carnitas (Whole30 Paleo)

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas (Whole30 Paleo) - a delicious Mexican pulled pork recipe made in the Instant Pot or slow cooker. So easy and family friendly! | tastythin.com

Instant Pot Pork Carnitas (Whole30 Paleo) – a delicious Mexican pulled pork recipe made in the Instant Pot or slow cooker.  Perfect for tacos, burritos, salads, and more!  So easy and family friendly! By far, one of my favorite uses for the Instant Pot is making huge batches of tender, flavorful proteins.  Much like a slow cooker, the IP is perfect for cooking large quantities of meat while infusing tons of…

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Whole30 Breakfast Hash

Whole30 Breakfast Hash - simple, nutritious, and perfect for make ahead meals - a great addition to your Whole30 menu! | tastythin.com

Whole30 Breakfast Hash – simple, nutritious, and perfect for make ahead meals – a great addition to your Whole30 menu!   Throw this together with some eggs for a delicious meal any time of the day!    This Breakfast Hash has been part of my Sunday meal prep routine for several weeks now.  I started making it when my husband and I were completing a round of Whole30 and it’s been on…

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Clean Eating Meal Prep – Top 10 Tips & Foods

Clean Eating Meal Prep - Top 10 Tips & Foods - Save time and money with these prep tips and recipes for a week of clean, whole food meals. | tastythin.com

Clean Eating Meal Prep – Top 10 Tips & Foods – Save time and money with these prep tips and recipes for a week of clean, whole food meals. It’s no secret I am a meal prep nerd…I love the process of creating a weekly meal plan, making a list, shopping, and spending a couple of hours on Sunday in my kitchen prepping for the week ahead.  It’s become a routine that…

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