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Day 9 Of The Goodful 2-Week Healthy Eating Challenge 2018

This is Day 9 of the Goodful Two-Week Healthy Eating Challenge. Click here to get a rundown of the whole program.

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Disclaimer: Nutritional info provided is per serving. Please read descriptions carefully before cooking!

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In case you ever want to meal-prep this in the future, note that you can store it in the freezer! To heat up, place the taquitos on a plate, cover with a damp paper towel, and microwave for two minutes.
Photos: Taylor Miller, Art: Andrew Richard

In case you ever want to meal-prep this in the future, note that you can store it in the freezer! To heat up, place the taquitos on a plate, cover with a damp paper towel, and microwave for two minutes.

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Ingredients:

1 large egg

Pinch of salt

PInch of ground black pepper

1 teaspoon olive oil

3 tablespoons shredded cheddar cheese

¼ cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed

3 small corn tortillas

Mild salsa, to serve

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 350˚F (180˚C).

2. In a bowl, add the eggs, salt, and pepper and whisk to combine.

3. Heat olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the eggs and cook until barely set, about 1 minute.

4. Turn off the heat and the cheese and black beans, stirring to combine.

5. Divide the egg mixture evenly between three tortillas.

6. Roll the tortillas into a cigar shape. Place the taquitos on a parchment paper–lined baking sheet, seam side down, and bake for 10 minutes until barely crispy.

7. Serve with salsa for dipping.

8. Enjoy!

Walnuts + pear slices + cranberries = perfection! Dressing makes four servings; store in the fridge for up to one week.
Photos: Taylor Miller, Art: Andrew Richard

Walnuts + pear slices + cranberries = perfection! Dressing makes four servings; store in the fridge for up to one week.

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Ingredients:

Apple Cider Vinaigrette
3 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

1 teaspoon honey

½ teaspoon Dijon mustard

¼ teaspoon salt

Pinch of ground black pepper

Salad

1 boneless, skinless chicken breast, sliced into ½-inch pieces

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

¼ teaspoon paprika

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pear, sliced

2 cups baby spinach

1 tablespoon dried cranberries

2 tablespoons toasted, unsalted walnuts, chopped

Preparation:

1. Mix the vinaigrette ingredients together in a small bowl. Set aside.

2. On a cutting board, season the chicken with salt, pepper, and paprika.

3. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Once the oil begins to shimmer, add the chicken and cook until browned on all sides, about 4 minutes.

4. In a large bowl, add the sliced pear, spinach, cranberries, walnuts, and cooked chicken and dress with the vinaigrette.

5. Enjoy!

Did you expect to see chicken parm on this menu? 😎
Photos: Taylor Miller, Art: Andrew Richard

Did you expect to see chicken parm on this menu? 😎

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Ingredients:

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt, divided

¾ teaspoon ground black pepper, divided

1 large egg

2 tablespoons plain bread crumbs

2 teaspoons olive oil

1 boneless, skinless chicken breast

½ teaspoon minced garlic (about 1 small clove)

¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 ½ cups diced eggplant (about half a small eggplant)

1 cup crushed tomatoes, with juice

1 slice fresh mozzarella

1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190˚C).

2. Combine flour with ½ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper in a wide bowl. Crack egg into another bowl, whisk it, and place bread crumbs into a third bowl.

3. Coat chicken in flour, then egg, then bread crumbs.

4. Heat 1 ½ teaspoons olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken breast until crispy and golden, about 3 minutes on each side. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.

5. Add remaining olive oil, garlic, red pepper flakes, and eggplant to pan and cook until tender, about 3 minutes.

6. Add remaining salt and pepper and crushed tomatoes. Remove pan from heat, top with chicken breast, and place mozzarella on top.

7. Bake until cheese is melted, about 12 minutes.

8. Garnish with chopped basil.

9. Enjoy!

Nutritional info is for four servings, three strawberries each. If you want to make this one serving, you can cut down on the amount of almonds.
Photos: Taylor Miller, Art: Andrew Richard

Nutritional info is for four servings, three strawberries each. If you want to make this one serving, you can cut down on the amount of almonds.

Taylor Miller / BuzzFeed

Ingredients:

¾ cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt

1 teaspoon honey

1 tablespoon water

12 large strawberries

½ cup roasted, unsalted almonds, chopped

Preparation:

1. Combine Greek yogurt, honey, and water in a small bowl and stir to combine.

2. Dip the strawberries into the yogurt mixture, ensuring they are fully coated.

3. Dip the yogurt-covered strawberries in the chopped almonds, and place on a parchment paper–lined sheet tray.

4. Freeze for 2 hours.

5. Enjoy!

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Photos: Taylor Miller, Art: Andrew Richard

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