Two Summer Recipes You Need in Your Life

We are a few weeks into a our studio cleanse and couldn’t be prouder our our community for making this commitment.

If you did not take the Cleanse Challenge with us, you still have an opportunity to try some new healthy recipes this summer. It can be difficult to say no to the sugar, processed snacks and fatty sides that come with this season.

Saying no to the fried food can be a drag if there isn’t another option. Luckily, we have found two tried and true vegetable based recipes to make you summer sides healthy and delicious. Make them together for a wonderful meal to share with friends.


Roasted asparagus is crunchy, Whole 30 approved and so satisfying. However, the best part of this recipe is how easy and inexpensive it is to make.

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Oven Roasted Asparagus

This Oven Roasted Asparagus Recipe is great for a quick, easy, and nutritious side dish. Perfect with beef, pork, chicken, fish or a vegetarian dinner. Just 3 ingredients to a fresh and flavorful vegetable dish.

PREP TIME

5 minutes

COOK TIME

20 minutes

TOTAL TIME

25 minutes

Ingredients

12-16 ounces Fresh Asparagus, (ends trimmed)

3-4 Tablespoons Avocado Oil, (or olive oil)

Juice from 1/2 Lemon

Flaked Sea Salt

Instructions

Preheat oven to 425ºF

Place asparagus in an even layer on a rimmed baking sheet sprayed with nonstick.

Drizzle oil over asparagus and toss to coat.

Roast in oven for 5 minutes then flip. Roast for 5-10 minutes depending on thickness and desired tenderness.

Remove from oven and immediately squeeze lemon juice over asparagus and sprinkle generously with salt.

Notes

*A dark baking sheet will give your asparagus more of a browned color, if that's what you're going for.


Creamy Whole30 Avocado Pesto Noodles

These creamy avocado pesto noodles made with zucchini squash are to die for! So rich and yet light (somehow) at the same time. This veggie packed bowl and fantastic Whole 30 compliant meal.

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

2 large zucchini

1 large avocado

1 handful fresh basil

Lemon juicefrom 1/2 lemon

1 medium garlic clove

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons water

Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Use a spirailizer to make your zucchini noodles (zoodles).

Prepare a steamer and steam noodles until soft, but not mushy.

Combine rest of the ingredients in food processor until completely smooth.

Serve noddles with sauce- warm or chilled.


Let us know how this amazing meal turns out. Tag us on Instagram! (@nupoweryogabarre)

Here’s to a healthy summer and the yummiest food!