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Cedar Plank Salmon (Crockpot Recipe) Ingredients:• 1 cedar plank• 1 ½ pound salmon filet• ½ teaspoon salt• ¼ freshly ground black pepper• 1 lemon sliced• 1 tablespoon grainy mustard• 2 tablespoons maple syrup• 1 tablespoon butter• 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley Directions: 1. Cut plank to fit in slow cooker. Using tongs, char the plank over an open flame on both sides for 2-3 minutes. Soak plank for 1 hour. 2. Place plank inside slow cooker. Season salmon with salt andpepper on both sides and place in slow cooker. Scatter lemonslices on top of salmon. Cook on low for 2...

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#tuesdaytip Should you drink your calories?It is much easier to drink your calories than eat them, which means the calories can add up quick! There could easily be 500-600 calories in one smoothie with all the fruit and other ingredients. Smoothies can be quick and easy options when on-the-go, just beware of how much you are packing into that little cup! Tip: when making a smoothie just use one serving of fruit, load up on veggies such as spinach or kale and add a little healthy fat from nut butter or avocado.

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Muffin tins are great tools to help youportion your protein when baking. Theend results is a perfect 3-4 ounce portion(depending on the size of your muffin tin). Try This Healthy Recipe that is perfect for the muffin tin: Egg MuffinsIngredients:• 10 eggs• 1 cup diced broccoli• ½ cup diced onions• 1 cup diced mushrooms• ½ cup diced bell peppers• 1 handful of spinach• salt and pepper to taste• Optional: ¾ pound ham slicedDirections:1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees2. Dice up all vegetables3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk eggs then add in all the diced vegetables4. Pour mixture in greased...

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The Freezer Is Your FriendConsider choosing recipes that are freezer friendly. This will help you save time prepping meals during the week because all you have to do is reheat it!Make sure to label the food correctly and to use proper storage containers.Freeze ready to go meals to throw into the crockpot. For more info about CFA’s Nutrition Program, click below: http://crossfitaestus.com/SQ-9239/nutrition/

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Pumpkin Steel-Cut Oats (Crockpot Recipe)   Ingredients: • 1 cup Steel-cut oats, uncooked • 4 cups water • ½ cup almond milk • ½ cup 100% pumpkin puree • 2 T light brown sugar • 1 tbsp Pecans for topping • ½ teaspoon salt • ½ teaspoon cinnamon • Pinch ground cloves • Pinch ground Allspice • Pinch ground ginger • Pinch nutmeg Directions: 1. Spray inside of slow-cooker with non-stick cooking spray 2. Put all ingredients in the crockpot and close the lid 3. Cook on low for 8 hours 4. Place in a bowl and top with pecans...

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