What do all of these recipes have in common? They all have less than 30 grams of total carbohydrates per serving and they all feature hearty and healthy greens! The best way to balance your energy for a long day is to eat a meal or snack with ½ your plate vegetables, ¼ carbs and ¼ lean protein every 3-4 hours. All of the recipes below can help keep you full, and your energy levels stable.
By Caroline Waters
Perfect for a make ahead on the go breakfast, these individual egg white frittatas are packed with protein and can be easily reheated in the microwave before work or class. Bonus: Get your vegetables in, even at breakfast time!
By Carrie Mitran
If you have a couple of minutes to cook breakfast in the morning, be sure to try this deliciously simple avocado toast. This recipe gets its fun crunch from the addition of seaweed and bonito flakes on top.
By: Margaret Bryan French
Inspired by the flavors of the French country side, this pure and simple salad is the perfect balance of sweet and salty. An easy one bowl meal, it is an example of what you can do with the best ingredients, prepared simply and presented lovingly.
By Lauren Fike
This salad is a whole other level of green packed with nutrition from kale, green apples, cucumbers and parsley. Pepitas give this salad a dose of healthy fats, and the black lentils provide protein. It is wonderful as a side salad or a main meal!
By Rachel Hartley, RD
These cauliflower fritters taste just like potato cakes, but without all of those excess carbohydrates. They are truly versatile for any time of day. Serve as an appetizer, with a side salad for lunch or dinner, or top with an egg at brunch!
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