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By The Life Time Training Team
Enjoy the taste of this beloved fall pie in a healthy, blendable shake.
a bento box with tzatziki dressing, boiled egg and veggie sticks
By Maddie Augustin
Tzatziki is often served with gyros, but it can also be a nice creamy accompaniment to many meals.
glass container filled with balsamic marinated tomatoes
By Maddie Augustin
These simple marinated cherry tomatoes will stay fresh in the refrigerator for up to a week.
Healthier Peanut Butter Cups
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Trade in the store-bought candy for this easy-to-make, healthier alternative.
crispy herbed tofu in a glass container
By Maddie Augustin
A dusting of cornstarch is the key to the crisp texture.
metal lunch box container with brown rice pilaf
By Maddie Augustin
This healthy pilaf is studded with sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil and parsley.
baked falafel in a glass bowl
By Maddie Augustin
Dried chickpeas are the key to achieving the perfect falafel texture: crisp on the outside, fluffy on the inside.
Pumpkin Spice Oat Milk Latte
By Chef Ryan Dodge
The use of fresh spices and caramelization of canned pumpkin brings rich flavors to this favorite fall beverage.
a sturdy green salad in a metal lunch box bowl
By Maddie Augustin
Use any sturdy green — like kale, chard, mustard greens, or collard greens — to make this hearty salad.
Two glasses of Coach Lo's signature green shake.
By Lindsay Ogden, CPT
Get your greens disguised with a chocolate taste with this shake from the Fit + Focused program.
canning jars filled with roasted tomato sauce
By Robin Asbell
Roma tomatoes are roasted with onions, garlic, and herbs and then blended and canned.
a jar of picked beets
By Robin Asbell
These ginger-infused pickled beets can be processed in a hot-water bath for longevity — or simply refrigerated and used within a month.
jars filled with giardiniera
By Robin Asbell
Use a mix of crunchy veggies — cauliflower, carrots, celery, jalapeños — in this spicy, piquant relish.
Key Lime Pie Protein Shake
By The Life Time Training Team
Coconut milk and lime juice come together in an island-worthy, sugar-free shake that will have you riding summer vibes all year long.
jars of apple-maple butter
By Robin Asbell
If you want to preserve this apple-maple butter, process it in a hot-water bath.
5-ingredient pulled chicken
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
The perfect versatile meal-prep protein.
A loaf of gluten-free zucchini bread
By The Life Time Training Team
Veggies are even easier to eat when they're baked into delicious bread.
A mason jar salad.
By The Life Time Training Team
Fresh pesto brings a burst of summer flavor to this transportable salad.
A person's hand holding up one of many Birthday Cake Protein Balls.
By The Life Time Training Team
Because it's always someone's birthday.
Rocky road protein squares in a baking pan.
By The Life Time Training Team
Your favorite ice cream flavored transformed into a healthier protein bar.
Cherry chocolate chip nice cream
By The Life Time Training Team
Made with peak-season cherries and decadent dark chocolate, this stunning nice cream is creamy, summery, and dairy-free.
Three Falita's
By Chef Ryan Dodge
Pickled veggies, crunchy slaw, fresh herbs, and creamy dressings are stuffed into pitas for a refreshing summer dish the whole family can enjoy — and customize to fit their taste.
Chili lime tilapia and veggies in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
Fish is paired with black beans, red bell peppers, and red onions — and lots of spices — in this quick dish.
Cajun Shrimp Tacos With Cilantro Crème and Guacamole
By Chef Ryan Dodge
Get a sneak taste of one of the newest additions on the LifeCafe’s new poolside menu with this make-at-home dish.
steak and potatoes cooked in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
Sirloin steak, fingerling potatoes, and broccoli cook at the same time in this foil-pack meal.
spicy ginger tempeh and veggies in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
Marinate your tempeh and veggies in tamari, garlic, honey, ginger, and sesame oil before cooking in a foil packet.
Italian chicken and mixed veggies in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
For an added Italian touch, top your finished meal with shredded Parmesan.
shrimp and veggies grilled in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
This nifty take on the classic shrimp boil combines shrimp, sausage, veggies, and seasonings in a foil packet cooked on the grill.
Greek Chicken Lavash Wrap
By Chef Ryan Dodge
Filled with Mediterranean ingredients and rolled in flatbread-style lavash, try making this popular LifeCafe bistro recipe yourself at home.
A pasta and veggie dish by chef Jose Andres
By José Andrés
This plant-based, vegetable-heavy meal from Chef José Andrés can be modified with a variety of spices depending on what you have in your pantry.
a cast iron skillet with ratatouille
By Maddie Augustin
This classic dish is packed with veggies, including Sicilian eggplant, summer squash, bell peppers, and yellow onions.
a plate of spring salad with herb dressing
By Maddie Augustin
Customize this zippy dressing with any combination of fresh, tender herbs like cilantro, dill, mint, or the fronds from your fennel bulb.
Chicken taco lettuce wraps
By The Life Time Training Team
Substituting crispy lettuce leaves for taco shells is a great way to increase your veggie intake. Plus, it allows the taste of the fresh, flavorful ingredients to shine through.
creamy polenta bowl
By Maddie Augustin
When the seasons change, trade the spring veggies in this polenta bowl for blistered tomatoes, summer squash, and yellow onions.
a plate with a veggie omelet
By Maddie Augustin
When spring turns to summer, swap the asparagus, mushrooms, shallots, and spinach for corn, zucchini, and cherry tomatoes.
A jar of roasted tomato salsa surrounded by the produce used to make it
By Cary Neff
A mix of vegetables, herbs, and spices make this classic tomato salsa recipe endlessly customizable.
Bacon-wrapped chicken with broccoli slaw and honey mustard
By The Life Time Training Team
Think of this as a grownup version of your favorite chicken strip basket — but with bacon.
lemon raspberry muffins with a glass measuring cup filled with frosty raspberries
By Robin Asbell
These muffins use frozen raspberries and replace traditional wheat flour with a combo of chickpea flour and almond flour.
Coach Paul’s Never-Fail Omelet
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, this hunger-busting omelet features ingredients you likely already have on hand.
Coach Katie’s Berry-Vanilla Blend-and-Go Shake
By Katie Knafla, RD, LD
With some pantry staples and a handful of spinach, this satisfying shake comes together in minutes.
bowl of balsamic glazed Brussels sprouts
By Robin Asbell
Use a little sugar in this recipe to help the frozen Brussels sprouts brown in the oven.
5-ingredient pulled chicken
By The Life Time Training Team
Pair this chicken and bacon with your favorite veggies for an easy meal, or use as a versatile add-in to any recipe that calls for chicken. 
vegetable stir fry
By Robin Asbell
Frozen veggies and frozen cauliflower rice help this stir fry come together in minutes.
two glasses filled with St. Paddy's Shake
By The Life Time Training Team
Try this healthy, minty green shake instead of the sugar-filled, fast-food favorite.
shrimp and spinach curry
By Robin Asbell
Frozen shrimp and frozen spinach help this Indian-inspired stew come together quickly.
nut butter blondies
By The Life Time Training Team
A sweet treat that tastes good and uses real, whole ingredients can be hard to find. These bars check all the boxes.
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