When you make the decision to start eating healthy, your entire diet goes under review. Upon reflection, it’s often surprising how many unhealthy snack items have taken up residence in your daily routine. By their nature, snacks have to be quick and easy; a short pause to refuel so that hunger leaves you alone for a few more hours. This is why unhealthy items are so often selected: a package from a vending machine or a bag grabbed from a drive thru window. Unhealthy snacks are quick, mindless and do stop the hunger for a span of time.
But all of those unhealthy snacks are robbing you of your ideal body, your best health, and of that real, pure energy boost that only wholesome food delivers.
The good news for you, as you carry on towards your best self, is that wholesome snacking can be just as quick, simple and convenient as junk food snacking. Really! All it takes is a little bit of forethought.
Taking a couple of hours on the weekend to bake a batch or two of these Turkey Power Meatballs, a pan of Real Food Cookies, a batch of All Day Energy Bars, and to slice organic fruit and hard boil a dozen eggs will set you up for a week filled with smart, healthy snacking. And just like that you take another giant step towards that leaner, healthier, more energetic you. The best version of you.
Enjoy these wholesome Turkey Meatballs and feel free to make 2 batches at a time!
1 pound ground turkey
½ cup yellow onion, diced
¼ cup red bell pepper, seeded and diced
2 tablespoons fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
2 tablespoons red curry paste
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1½ teaspoons fresh ginger, grated
½ teaspoon ground coriander
½ teaspoon sea salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
Preheat the oven to 350 F and lightly grease casserole pan with olive oil.
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, shape into 20 meatballs and place in the prepared pan.
Bake for 25 minutes or until cooked through. Enjoy!