Go to any health conscious restaurant and you'll most likely see cacao instead of cocoa. There are many benefits to using cacao over the ladder, and it's easy to incorporate into your diet! This superfood can be substituted anywhere that chocolate would normally be, give it a try!
Interested in trying it out? Enjoy some cacao powder in your next shake, or some cacao nibs in your oatmeal, chia seeds or toast. Give it a try and let us know what you think!
Ingredients: Makes 4 servings
1.Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prepare squash, toss with olive oil right on the roasting pan or rimmed cookie sheet
2. Roast for 40 minutes, cooking until squash is fork tender.
3. In a large pot simmer water, garlic, onion and roasted butternut squash for 20 minutes
4. Add contents of pot into a food blender and blend until desired consistency. Enjoy!
Happy Sunday! Your goal for week 5: Fill this form out in it's entirety. I want to know every single little thing you ate! We have had some amazing progress so far, let's keep it up and really get our nutrition down. You all are doing great with getting into the gym and getting stronger but if you aren't focusing on nutrition too, you won't see as many results as you could.
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Jen is a Certified Personal Trainer/Weight Loss Specialist. She is dedicated to helping everyone achieve their goals as well as sharing her journey throughout her own goals.