If you are the 'problem', then you also get to be the solution.
If you are anything like me, having a recipe that doubles-triples-quadruples as a variety of food types (snack, main dish, side dish, appetizer…) feels like a best-kept secret. This recipe has the potential to be that for you, too. Try it out and let me know what you think!
This recipe is plant-based / vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, no added sugar, egg-free, soy-free…but NOT free of flavor! ;-)
Oh, and the tzatziki sauce is really versatile as well.
Greek-Inspired Veggie-Balls with Avocado Tzatziki Sauce
Makes 6-8 servings
For the Veggie-Balls:
16 oz. lentils, cooked
3/4 cup onion, finely diced (set aside a little for the sauce)
2 cloves minced garlic
1 tsp dried oregano
½ tsp cumin
1 tsp coriander
½ tbsp lemon zest
1 tsp sea salt
Ground pepper, to taste
For the Tzatziki:
1 ripe avocado
1 medium minced cucumber, seeds removed. 2 garlic cloves
1-2 tbsp diced onion
2 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp fresh dill (if using dried, use ½ tbsp) Sea salt and pepper
1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
2. Mix together the veggie ball ingredients. Form into 2-inch balls, and place them on a baking pan. Bake for 25 minutes.
3. When it’s time to serve, put all the tzatziki sauce ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until creamy.
4. Serve and enjoy!
In good health,
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Get Motivated NOW
It's a top-5 question I hear, "Why can't I just get motivated to______?" (workout, meal prep, work on my emotional eating…)
Here's why…you are going about it in the wrong order! Motivation doesn't come first. Rather, motivation comes after we've:
1) Decide to change
2) Start asking better questions
3) Take small action ("5-minute action")
4) Gain momentum
5) MOTIVATION shows up!
If you'd like to learn more, watch the (20-min.) video below that I recorded live last week with more details and suggestions on how to work this process.
In good health,
I take a quick dive into this juicy topic in today's video. Watch up!
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