Category Archive: Snack

Riced Cauliflower Recipes – Top 5 Uses for Riced Cauliflower

The web is abuzz with different ways to use riced cauliflower to imitate or replace our favorite high-carb foods! This can be a lifesaver for us P90xers, especially during our low-carb Phase 1. (For more on when to change P90x Phases, check out my article on the subject.)

As you are trying out these …

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Toasty Roasted Cauliflower (Best Cauliflower EVER)

Best Cauliflower EVER! Toasty Roasted Cauliflower

If you have followed this site for any amount of time, you know that I’m not a veggie person. Sadly, P90x nutrition requires vegetables, and LOTS OF THEM! (If you hate’em like us, try some of these P90x veggie strategies.)

Well here I give you the most …

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Joe’s Power P90x Protein Bars (No Nuts!)

Can you have too many ways to save money on P90x? I think not. Thus, I’m pleased to share another reader-contributed recipe for homemade P90x protein bars! I’m especially excited about this one because I’ve received a bunch of emails from people asking how to omit the peanut butter and/or nuts from …

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Whole Chicken


Hi folks!
Since I’m making you wait a few more days for the P90x menu and shopping list ebook, I thought I’d at least give you a new recipe to chew on in the meantime! I’m nice like that. =)

Whole chickens have always terrified me. In a culinary sense, and in a …

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Samantha’s Banana Scrunch Parfait

So I was thinking, “Man, I should get a good parfait recipe on my site, that would be a great addition to a P90x meal plan.” Enter Samantha, who created this very pretty one!

I know that I always say that I was thinking of creating a recipe before someone sends it to me, but …

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Portabella Pizza Bites

Portabella Mushroom Pizza Bites – Pizza Without the Carbs! Welcome Pinterest people! Check out my P.P.P.S. below just for you!! =)

If you haven’t noticed by now, I’m a big fan of pizza. For some reason it just seems so special and indulgent to me, perhaps because it has gotten such a bad rap …

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Melissa’s Homemade P90x Protein Bars

Yay, Melissa! This site has sorely needed a protein bar recipe, and I had been trying to come up with one without success, until Melissa decided to do my job for me. Gotta love that! =) It sounds really good, and my plan is to try it out with rice protein to see if it …

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Portabella Pesto Mini Pizzas

Baby pizzas with a grown-up taste! They are yummy. Try them. 🙂

Ingredients: 4 Tb. prepared pesto (try my Spinach Pesto) 3/4 cup raw sliced portabella mushrooms 2 whole wheat English muffins 3 oz. low-fat Mozzarella cheese 1 egg white

Turn oven broiler to High. Grate Mozzarella, and combine in a bowl with …

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Danielle’s Pumpkin Pudding

So who wants to get credit for eating your vegetables while you’re eating dessert? Um, MEEE! Danielle has come up with a real winner here. What a perfect way to usher in the fall. Oh, and did I mention that this P90x dessert COUNTS AS A VEGETABLE SERVING?!! K, just checking. 🙂

Take it away, …

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Banana Sandwich

I don’t have a whole lot to say about this one, other than YUM. Oh, and be warned that this sucker is intense! You might want to save it until you have a dairy serving to spare for a glass of milk! 🙂

Ingredients:

1 whole wheat English muffin 2 Tb. peanut butter 1/2 banana …

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Homemade Olive Hummus and Pita

This was one of my more ambitious projects. I made this hummus completely from scratch, even to the point of starting with dried beans that I soaked overnight. After that time-consuming process was through, I decided that I never wanted to wait overnight for my food again! (You know me – lazy and impatient! 😉 …

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Cucumber Salad

Wondering what to do with the other half of the cucumber from yesterday’s Cucumber and Citrus Infused Water? Look no further! Either throw it into a tangy Chicken Salad Sandwich, or try out this easy cucumber salad. Some folks make this with a squeeze of lime – I use lemon because I …

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Three Cheese Marinara Muffin Melt

So I spent most of yesterday trying to make homemade whole-wheat no-egg-yolk ravioli for you guys. I started around 9 a.m., and it was finally ready to eat at 2 p.m. It was beautiful, filled with yummy filling, and totally gross! lol. Sorry, I tried!

As I was slaving over it, …

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Honeyed Cheerios

I was lurking on a thread on the Beachbody message boards the other day, and a P90xer was bemoaning the loss of her favorite snack – Honey Nut Cheerios. After one glance at the ingredients in Honey Nut Cheerios, it is clear that they are nowhere near as healthy as their plain counterparts …

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Baked Tortilla Chips

Sometimes, it’s worth using your precious P90x carb serving on something that feels like a real snack!! Enter these super easy baked tortilla chips! Quick, easy, healthy, and yummy – what more can a P90xer ask?

Ingredients:

3 corn tortillas 2 Tablespoons salsa

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Cut 3 corn …

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Chicken Salad Sandwich – Two Ways

Nothing says summer quite like chicken salad! As you’re working on your summer “beachbody” 😉 with P90x, this chicken salad recipe will fit right into your portion approach. I’ve done this salad two ways, a sweet version that focuses on fruit servings, and a tangy version that focuses on vegi servings. …

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Muffin Cup Frittatas

Sorry about the lame camera-phone photo – my battery charger for my nice camera has disappeared. You get the idea anyway! lol. Try out these tasty egg muffins – they are a great use for whatever vegis or meats you happen to have on hand, and they make for an easy, portable P90x …

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Cheesy Olive Muffin Melt

These cheesy olive English muffin things are so good, mainly because they are a P90x-ed variation on one of the best appetizers I’ve ever had! Typically, I’ve served this at parties on rye bread squares (you could still do that for yourself, by the way, just keep it to 2 slices …

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Lemon Steamed Broccoli

This is an easy, flavorful way to prepare broccoli. Neither my hubby nor I are fans of vegis, overall, but when you’re trying to pack in P90x vegetable servings, they’re a must! lol. This steamed broccoli recipe we don’t mind too much. (Such high praise, I know! lol) Sometimes …

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Angela’s Angeled Eggs with Hummus

Many thanks to Angela for her recommendation of hummus as a replacement for egg yolk in deviled eggs!! Today we tried this and YUM. What a delicious P90x recipe, and can’t argue with only 2 ingredients!

Ingredients:

3 hard boiled eggs 1/2 cup hummus (I used Athenos Hummus, Pesto flavored)

Cut …

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