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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Best Workout Recipes

April 17, 2013 8:00 AM

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Spring is a time for new beginnings. Something that is on a lot of to-do lists is to get fit, but changing the way you eat and exercise can be quite the feat if you’re going at it alone. If this sounds like something you agree with, it might be time to hire a personal trainer to give you the motivation and personal attention you need. Here are some healthy recipes by personal trainer Kami Roth. She shares a delicious and easy healthy breakfast recipe, a green juice that incorporates many fruits and veggies and pre- and post-workout shakes.

Kami Roth, Personal Trainer

Kami Couture
Minneapolis, MN 
www.kamiroth.com

Kami Roth is a personal trainer, hair stylist and make-up artist. She is the epitome of ‘girl power’ while she offers personal training sessions in the metro area, is a single, working mother, believes in clean eating and offers online guides for workouts and nutritional consultation and coaching. Kami’s website is filled with information on all that she offers from hair and make-up to personal training to products to use to get fit. Her clients will tell you that she is a fantastic trainer that listens to her clients, pushes them to do their best and helps them understand and incorporate clean eating into their daily lives.

Healthy Apple Cinnamon French Toast Muffins

Ingredients:

  • 6 slices cinnamon raisin Ezekiel Bread (found in the freezer section)
  • 9 eggs
  • 1 large red apple
  • 2 packets of Stevia
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Put eggs, cinnamon and Stevia in a medium bowl and beat.
  3. Cut the cinnamon raisin Ezekiel Bread into cubes and add to egg mixture.
  4. Cut and cube apple, then add to egg and bread mixture.
  5. Spoon mixture into olive oil-sprayed muffin pan (fill all the way to the top as it will not rise in the oven).
  6. Bake for 10 minutes or until eggs have set.

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Mean Green Juice

Ingredients:

 

  • Handful of kale
  • Handful of spinach
  • 3 carrots
  • 1/2 pineapple (peeled)
  • 1 cucumber
  • 3 granny smith apples
  • 2 kiwis

Directions:

  1. Cut up all fruits and vegetables.
  2. Run through a juicer. Stir before drinking.

Pre-Workout Chocolate Banana Protein Shake

Ingredients:

 

  • 2 scoops Isagenix Chocolate Isalean whey protein
  • 1/2 banana (peeled)
  • 6 oz. cold water or almond milk

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender and enjoy 45-60 minutes before your workout.

Post-Workout Orange Dreamsicle Protien Shake

Ingredients:

  • 2 scoops Isagenix Vanilla Isalean whey protein
  • 2 scoops Isagenix Orange Want More Energy
  • 6 oz. cold water or almond milk
  • 3-4 ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender and enjoy 30-40 minutes after your workout.

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Amber Ranzau lives on the edge of Uptown in Minneapolis and is a gal about town. She frequents the local restaurant scene, loves to support new and local businesses, follows the latest and greatest fashion and design trends, and she does all of this while working as an interior designer, spending time with her man, The Specialist, and taking care of her two goldfish Felix and Petunia and their tankmate Huey the Snail. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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