Festive Hummus

Festive Hummus

Festive Hummus (Sun-Dried Tomato and Basil)

Healthy Recipes - Hummus

While the red and green speckles give this homemade hummus a jolly look, it’s the taste that makes it unforgettable. This dip makes the perfect party take-along. Serve it up with whole grain pita bread or fresh cut veggie sticks. Yield: 12 servings

Here’s what you need:

  • 1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans
  • 1 Tablespoons tahini
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon water
  • 2 garlic cloves, mashed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 4 sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves
  1. Throw all the ingredients into a food processor and combine until smooth. Enjoy your hummus, and be sure to share the recipe with your friends!

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 55 calories, 2g fat, 6g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 2g protein.

Tangy Green Beans - Meals Quick

Tangy Green Beans – Meals Quick

Green beans are low in calories and packed with vitamins and healthy fiber. This dish comes together quickly and the flavors are deliciously tangy.

Servings: 5 OTG Boot Camp Healthy Recipes

Here’s what you need…

  • 8oz fresh green beans
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons brown rice vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons diced yellow onion
  • dash of salt and pepper
  1. Steam the green beans until soft, yet still with a slight crunch.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk together the remaining ingredients. Add the green beans and toss together.
  3. Transfer beans to serving dish and enjoy.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 47 calories, 2g fat, 5g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 3g protein.

Chocolate Chip and Candied Bacon! What more can you ask for?

Happy New Years everyone. Like you, I’ve started this year on a mission to cut back on sugary sweets and all those delicious indulgences that I would devour in the past. However, instead of telling myself, “Next Time”, I’m going to swap out those sugary treats for a healthier desserts version. You may ask, “Do they still taste good?”. Yes they do!  

I’m going to share one of my favorites with you along with give you access to a recipe book with 30 other amazing treats that are not just healthy but HEALTHIER. Of course with any treats, moderation is key.

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Without further ado:

Here’s what you need for 40 small cookies:Candied Bacon Cookies OTG Boot Camp

• 10 slices nitrate free bacon
• 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
• 4 1/2 cups blanched almond flour
• 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
• 1 teaspoon salt
• 3 eggs
• 1 cup coconut crystals (lower Glycemic Index)
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
• 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
• 3/4 cup coconut oil, melted
• 1.5 cups 72% dark chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. In a medium bowl combine the bacon slices with the maple syrup. Evenly coat each slice.
3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, then line the bacon on it. Bake for 20 minutes.
4. Remove bacon from oven and allow to cool. Once cooled, crumble into a bowl then set aside.

5. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a cookie sheet with coconut oil and set aside.
6. In a medium bowl combine the almond flour, baking soda and salt.
7. In another medium bowl combine the coconut crystals, eggs, vanilla extract and almond extract. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ones and mix well.
8. Add the melted coconut oil to the batter. Add the bacon crumbles and chocolate chips. Mix until fully Healthier Dessertsincorporated.
9. Drop dough by the tablespoon onto prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.

10. Remove from cookie sheet and allow to cool on a wire rack for 15 minutes.

40 Servings Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 156 calories, 12g fat, 128mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 4g protein


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Everyone knows I(Ryan) loves sweets so these are right my his alley. There’s always delicious healthy ways to add snacks into your meal planning, just make smart decisions and stay away from the processed junk from the store.



Yields: 9-12 brownies

  • 3 eggsOTG Boot Camp Healthy Recipes
  • 300 g baked sweet potato (mashed)
  • 3 tbsp grass-fed butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup honey (or real maple syrup, none of that Aunt Jemima stuff)
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup Enjoy Life chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)

Preheat oven to 350.

Grease 8×8 baking dish with coconut oil.

Combine eggs, sweet potato, butter, honey, almond butter, and vanilla in a large bowl.

In a separate bowl, combine almond flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt.

Slowly add dry ingredients to wet, mixing well until all ingredients are incorporated.

Mix in chocolate chips and walnuts.

Pour batter evenly into baking dish.

Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean in the center.

Allow to cool for 10-20 minutes (if you can wait that long).

I bet these would taste totally amazing with a little almond butter on top, or if it’s cheat day spread some nutella on top.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 25-30 minutes
  • Total time: 35-40 minutes


Rosemary Lamb Chops

This recipe pulls tantalizing flavor from rosemary, garlic and pepper. Broiling is a healthy cooking method since it doesn’t require that you add fat. Remember to trim any visible fat from the meat before cooking.
Servings: 4 Healthy Recipes Chicago

Here’s what you need…

  • 8 (4oz) loin lamb chops, trimmed of fat
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. Heat broiler. Generously pierce lamb chops with fork. Place in shallow dish; add wine. Let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes to marinate.
  2. In a small bowl combine Worcestershire sauce, rosemary and garlic; mix well. Set aside.
  3. Remove lamb from marinade; discard marinade. Place lamb on broiler pan. Spoon half of sauce mixture evenly over chops; sprinkle generously with pepper. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until browned.
  4. Turn chops. Spoon remaining sauce over lamb; sprinkle with pepper. Cook an additional 4 to 5 minutes or to desired doneness. Sprinkle lamb with salt.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 190 calories, 9g fat, 1g carbohydrate, 0g fiber, and 26g protein.

Blackberry Chicken

Blackberry Chicken


OTG Boot Camp - Blackberry Chicken


This recipe makes a wonderfully healthy family meal. Use organic berries and chicken to get the most from your meal nutritionally and flavor-wise. Serve your
chicken on a bed of steamed veggies or on a dark leafy green salad.

Servings: 4

For the Chicken:

  • 1.5 pounds organic, skinless, boneless chicken tenders
  • 1 cup organic blackberries
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos (or soy sauce)
  • 1/4 cup plum vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/8 cup yellow onion, minced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 packet Stevia
  1. Rinse the chicken tenders and pat dry. Place in a large ziplock bag.
  2. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a high speed blender until smooth.
  3. *optional* Strain the seeds from marinade (If you don’t mind the crunch, then leave the seeds in!)
  4. Pour the marinade into the bag of chicken, seal and place in the refrigerator for 4 to 6 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place the marinated chicken in a baking pan and bake for 30 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven, drain off excess marinade, then place under high broil for 4 minutes, watching closely. Remove when golden.

For the Blackberry Sauce:

  • 1 TBSP coconut oil
  • 1 cup organic blackberries
  • 1 packet Stevia
  • 1 TBSP plum vinegar
  1. In a skillet over medium low heat, combine all of the ingredients and bring to a simmer.
  2. Simmer, stirring often, until the blackberries become bright and the sauce reaches desired consistency.
  3. If you wish to thicken the sauce more, add 1/2 teaspoon of arrowroot powder.
  4. *optional* Strain the seeds from the sauce (If you don’t mind the crunch, then leave the seeds in!)
  5. Serve over the cooked chicken.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 287 calories, 7g fat, 655mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate, 5g fiber, and 36g protein