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Gabby Reece Recipes, Stirfry
March 17, 2015 | Posted by: Gabby Reece | Posted in: Recipes
Gabby Reece's Favorite Nutritious Spring Recipes

The days are getting longer, the temperature is getting warmer, and everyone’s finally coming out of their three-month long winter hibernation. What does this mean for us at Balance Bar? It means...time to kick the nutrition up a notch!

How do we plan on doing this? By trying out these delicious recipes from Balance Project Guide Gabby Reece!

Grilled Asparagus with Lemon Vinaigrette

This is one of Reece’s go-to nutritious salads. The pine nuts and lemon add the perfect crunch and flavorful punch to this delicious dinner.      

Gabby Reece Recipes, Grilled Asparagus     


5 Asparagus spears
3 Cups Lettuce
2 Cups Cherry Tomatoes
3 Cups Pine Nuts
Lemon (for 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice)
½ Cup Olive Oil


Cut asparagus spears into halves or thirds
Grill or bake the asparagus
Mix with Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes and Pine Nuts
Mix Lemon juice and Olive Oil for the dressing (or Champagne vinegar is also good)
Mix all and serve


Coconut Sesame Oil Vegetable Stirfry

Reece enjoys her stirfry with quinoa and a light fish to complement the delicious sesame and coconut flavors.

Gabby Reece Recipes, Stirfry


Served with Quinoa

2 Tbsp Coconut Oil
½ Tbsp Sesame Oil
1 Yellow Pepper
1 Red Pepper
¼ Purple Cabbage
3 Carrots
3 Heads of Broccoli
Neck of 1 Butternut Squash
1 Shredded Clove of Garlic
½ Regular Onion


Saute onions and carrots first in the oils
Add the veggies and cook until tender
Cook on low heat for 12-15 minutes

Cinnamon Raspberry Quinoa

For the perfect, nutritious lunch, whip up this tasty bowl of quinoa in just 20 minutes.

Gabby Reece Recipes, Cinnamon Raspberry Quinoa


1 Cup Quinoa
2 Cups Unsweetened Almond Milk
or 1 Cup Water 1 Cup Almond Milk
2 Cups Organic Raspberries
2 Tbsp Agave or Honey
Cinnamon to Taste


Combine almond milk and quinoa in a saucepan, bring to a boil 
Reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer for 15 minutes
Stir in raspberries and honey
Add Cinnamon to taste


For more tips on healthy eating from Gabby Reece, visit the Balance Project and follow @BalanceBar on Twitter for more nutrition tips!

Tags: Balance Ambarsador, Nutritious Snack Ideas, Lifestyle, Exercise & Wellness, Diet, Spring Tips.


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