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Dixie Cup Fruit Popsicles

This dixie cup fruit popsicle recipe is sweet, juicy, and packs all the fun of summer into fruit ice pops. You can easily use all your favorite fruits, and create flavor combinations like orange mango. Add dollops of vanilla greek yogurt if you want it to be creamy as well. This is the height of easy crafting that the whole family can enjoy together. Instead of using popsicle molds, you use dixie cups to make cute small portioned homemade fruit ice pops that can easily be removed from the cups by running them under warm water.

 

This refreshing treat doesn’t have to be just limited to the fruits I provided here. My popsicle recipe is very adaptable to all sorts of fruits and creations. Depending on your popsicle mixture, the time it takes for the fruit popsicle to fully freeze may differ, but you can’t go wrong with freezing overnight. The orange slice provides a fun and cute “base” that prevents it from melting down your hands if you’re a little slow to eat. I love how it is the perfect mixture of sweet and tart, but doesn’t contain so much sugar or fruit juice that it makes it unhealthy and carb loaded. The juicy berries are full of antioxidants and vitamins and minerals, making this kid friendly treat good to eat and good for us. A better dessert alternative for those hot summer days.

 

If you enjoyed this homemade fruit popsicles recipe, please send me a message or drop me a comment below. I would love to hear how my recipes have changed your ideas of what healthy food could be. To me, nothing is more important than making it easy for you to reach your weight loss and fitness goals while also eating tasty and filling food. Be happy and healthy!

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Epic Bodybuilding Meal Prep (Gran Prep de Comidas para Culturistas)

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Lamb Chops & Spicy-Sweet Potato & Dried Cranberry Waffle

This easy lamb chops recipe is sweet, with just the right kick of heat. Seasoned generously with herbs and spices, it sits on top of a delicious sweet potato and cranberry waffle. If you were wondering what else you could make with that waffle iron sitting in your cabinet, give this a try. Whether it’s for Easter brunch or a fancy Mother’s Day feast, the juicy and tender lamb chops look gorgeous on top of crispy waffles that are not only paleo friendly, but protein packed to keep you on track for your health and fitness goals.   

 

Try to get grass fed and organic lamb since they have a more robust flavor and are better for your body too. While the spice mix I use here is more middle eastern, containing turmeric, cumin, garlic, red pepper, and onion powder, feel free to switch it up with whatever you have in your pantry. Lamb traditionally pairs well with dill, garlic, rosemary, and mint so if you have those on hand, a dash here and there will be very welcome. If you have a cast iron skillet, all the better to get a nice crust that seals in the moisture, or you can chuck them over some charcoal for grilled lamb chops or chops with garlic instead. If you have a rack of lamb, seasoning it and then roasting it in the oven is also a possibility, especially if you’re preparing multiple portions for lunch or dinner guests. I personally love lamb chops medium rare, but you might like them a little more or less cooked and that’s completely fine. Make sure you practice food safety when handling raw meat.   

  

What is the Secret?

The secret to keeping the waffles together are the egg whites, which will bind the grated sweet potatoes and prevent them from falling apart. To keep the waffles from getting soggy, only place the lamb chops on top of them in the last few minutes before serving. The waffles are a great way to use up the sweet potatoes if you find yourself with too many. They also freeze and reheat well, so you can make a whole stack of them, stick them in the freezer, and pop a few into the oven for a quick and easy breakfast.    

  

Just thinking about this sweet, savory, and spicy treat that gets my appetite going. If you enjoyed this herbed lamb chops and waffles recipe, shoot me a message or leave a comment below. I would love to hear all about it!

 

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They cost WAY less than roses (about $5) and throwing them on a salad will definitely make her heart melt. Bet. She’ll be like “Oh my God, I got a Fit Man Cook in the house” and be ALL over you. Lol! You can purchase these at Central Market, Farmer’s Market and Whole Paycheck (Foods). Make this day memorable! Boom.

Tag your friend if you know he is #ManDown today!

 

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The season of “clean bulking” is upon us! Expect to see a lot more of my meals with higher carbs.  Also, PLEASE if you plan to make these recipes, remember to ADJUST according to your nutritional needs. Off to the gym and then right back to work!