Healthy Recipes To Fuel Your Workout

Healthy Recipes To Fuel Your Workout

We all know how hard it can be to eat healthy and actually enjoy your food. Luckily, personal trainer and Ellie ambassador Kelli Bettridge has our backs! She provided us with a few totally delicious options for breakfast, snacks, lunch and dinner. Not only are they healthy for you, they are all super easy to make! 

Breakfast Options

Tasty Toast

Tasty Toast

2 slices of Ezekiel bread
2 tbsp peanut butter
1/4 cup sliced fruit
1 tsp honey
1 tsp Chia seeds

Toast the Ezekiel bread to desired level. Spread peanut butter on both slices of toast, and place fruit of your choice on the peanut butter. Sprinkle chia seeds all over, then drizzle with honey!

Yogurt Parfait

Fruit & Yogurt Parfait

1/2 cup Greek yogurt
1/2 cup of mixed berries of your choice
1/4 cup granola
Place yogurt in a cup, and then top with your choice of granola. Place berries of your choice on top. Be sure to watch the sugar content on both the Greek yogurt and granola!



Snack Options

Protein Power Balls

1 cup oats
2/3 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/2 cup natural peanut butter of PB Fit®
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/3 cup honey
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 scoop protein powder of your choice

Mix all ingredients in a cup, then roll into 1" individuals balls. You can also add all ingredients except the chocolate chips into a food processor and pulse until blended (about 7-9 times) for easier rolling. Add chocolate chips and roll into balls after blending. Refrigerate for 2 hours for best results.

Almonds & String Cheese

20 almonds 
1 lite string cheese

Enjoy as a light snack!





Lunch & Dinner Options

Teriyaki Chicken Bowl

4 oz cooked grilled chicken
1.5 cups steamed broccoli
1/2 cup cooked brown rice
1/3 cup teriyaki sauce

Combine all ingredients in a bowl, then drizzle teriyaki sauce across the top. Enjoy!




pita pizza

Pita Pizza

1 whole wheat pita
1/4 cup tomato sauce
1/8 cup low fat
4 oz grilled chicken or deli
1/4 cup veggies of choice

    Spread tomato sauce on the pita. Sprinkle cheese across the entire pita, and then top with protein and veggies of your choice. Put it in the microwave or oven until cheese is completely melted. Enjoy!





    Chicken Alfredo Zoodles (makes 5 servings)

    Ingredients for sauce
    4 cups cottage cheese
    1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
    1 tbsp. garlic powder
    1/4 cup milk (substitute with non-dairy if needed or do not use milk)

    Add all ingredients to a pot and turn on medium heat. As the mixture begins to warm, blend all ingredients with a hand blender. If you don't have one, warm ingredients and transfer to a regular blender. Blend until smooth and then transfer back to pot and warm until hot. Avoid over cooking or sauce will separate.

    Ingredients for zoodles & chicken
    3 tbsp olive oil
    1 lb zucchini
    Salt & pepper to taste
    1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast

      For the zoodles: Spiralize zucchini using a spiralizer (you can get a cheap hand spiralizer from the grocery store!). Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large sauté pan. Add zucchini noodles and salt and pepper to pan. Stir for 3-5 minutes until noodles are atender

      For the chicken: Cut chicken breasts up into 1-2 inch pieces of into strips. Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add the chicken to the pan and cook it for 5-7 minutes, flipping the chicken every 2 minutes. Cook until golden brown. Season the chicken with salt and pepper to taste while cooking it. When cooked thoroughly, remove it from heat and top with zoodles. Divide into 5 servings.



      All images are photographed by Kelli Bettridge, and all recipes are her own. Please check her out on her Instagram, @TrainerKelli, and show her some love!