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Healthy P90X Recipes!

Recently Melinda put together some more great p90x recipes and I wanted to share them with all of you!! Hope you enjoy them!

Recently I asked some of you to give me some unhealthy foods, you would like for me to try and make healthy and I am going to do just that!! Some of these were tough, but guess what I did it! I’m pretty excited about some of these and I hope you will love them as much as Josh, Maddie, and I do!! So for all of you who gave me suggestions here you go!!

Healthy Cinnamon Rolls

What you will need:

  • 1 Tsp of yeast
  • 1 1/4 cups of really warm water
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. of honey
  • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 1/2-3 1/2 cups of whole wheat flour
  • Splenda
  • Cinnamon
  1. In a large mixing bowl add in water, half of flour,oil,honey,and yeast.
  2. Mix on low until it is all combined
  3. Now add the rest of the flour and the pinch of salt
  4. Mix and sprinkle in more flour until the mixture pulls away from the bowl
  5. Knead by hand for about 10 minutes
  6. Turn into bowl and cover with cloth. Let rise until it has doubled in size. ( About an hour in a warm oven that is turned off) ( You can preheat oven to 170 degrees for about 2 minutes and then turn it off to get the oven warm)
  7. After the first rise, roll the dough out into a rectangle about 1/2 inch thick
  8. Brush with some melted real butter
  9. Sprinkle on some cinnamon and Splenda
  10. Now roll the rectangle up into a log
  11. Now cut into the log length wise into about 1 1/2 inch strips
  12. Roll into rolls and place cut side down onto a cookie sheet
  13. Cover and let rise again for about an hour
  14. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  15. Bake in oven for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown

*This is optional but you can drizzle on some milk and powdered sugar mixture on top, but it will take away the healthy part.
*You can also brush on some butter on top and sprinkle on more of the Splenda and cinnamon!

Healthy Boneless Chicken wings

What you will need:

  • Bag of Boneless chicken tenderloins
  • Wheat germ
  • Garlic powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • Canola oil
  1. Pour some canola oil into a skillet just enough to cover the bottom of the skillet
  2. Cut chicken into bite sized pieces
  3. Crack eggs into a medium bowl
  4. Pour wheat germ into a bowl about half a jar will work add in some garlic powder for taste
  5. Dip the chicken pieces into the egg then into the wheat germ
  6. Put the covered pieces into the skillet
  7. Turn the skillet on medium heat and cover
  8. Cook thoroughly until pieces are fully cooked ( should be 160 degrees)
  9. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce or coat with dipping sauce

*This one is great for Football parties or get together !!

Pizza chiladas ( I made this name up lol)

What you will need:

  • Whole wheat tortilla wraps
  • Ragu pasta sauce
  • Turkey pepperoni
  • Fat Free mozzerella
  • chicken ( optional)
  • Whatever pizza toppings you like
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Spray a skillet with non stick canola oil cooking spray
  3. Preheat skillet on medium heat
  4. Take whole wheat tortilla and warm on both sides about 15 seconds each side
  5. Take out of skillet and put sauce, pepperoni, fat free cheese, and whatever your favorite pizza toppings inside wrap. ( Make sure if you are using chicken it’s fully cooked first)
  6. Wrap into jelly roll style and place into a baking dish
  7. Follow the steps above until you have baking dish filled
  8. Cover and bake in oven for about 15 minutes
  9. Take out of oven a and sprinkle on more Fat Free mozzerella
  10. Put back in oven for about 5 minutes or until cheese is fully melted

Also great for football parties!!

Inside out Lasagna

What you will need:

  • Whole wheat rotini
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 8 oz sliced white mushrooms
  • 3 cloves of garlic sliced
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 cups of baby spinach
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 3/4 cup of part skim ricotta cheese
  • Jar of Ragu pasta sauce
  1. In a large pot bring water to a boil and cook noodles according to packadge
  2. While noodles are cooking preheat a skillet with oil over medium heat add in onion and garlic and cook until browned about 3 minutes
  3. Add in mushrooms and cook about 6 minutes
  4. When rotini is done drain and add to bowl
  5. Now add the Ragu,spinach, and crushed red pepper to the skillet with the mushrooms, garlic, and onion. Cook over medium heat until the spinach is wilted about 4 minutes
  6. Mix the noodles in with the sauce mixture
  7. Portion out the pasta and add a dollop of the ricotta to each portion.

* You can also add some crumbled turkey sausage to this if you want some meat!

Whole grain pumpkin pie

What you will need: For the Crust

  • 2/3 cup of whole wheat flour
  • 2 Tbsp. dark brown sugar tightly packed
  • 3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 3-4 Tbsp fat free milk
  • 6 Tbsp. promise butter
  • 2/3 cup of Oat flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

What you will need: For the filling

  • 1 3/4 cup of pumpkin pie filling
  • 1 1/4 cup of fat free milk
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp. promise butter
  • 3 egg whites slightly beaten
  • 3/4 cups of honey
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  1. For the crust mix together the flours,cinnamon, sugar, and salt in a medium bowl
  2. Spoon in the butter, bits at a time until it resembles bread crumbs ( use hands to do this)
  3. Sprinkle in the milk until it becomes cohesive. ( you will know its right because it won’t seem dry or break apart easily)
  4. Flatten it and shape into a disk about an inch thick
  5. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate overnight or up to 3 days
  6. About 30 minutes before you’re ready to make the pie take out of the fridge and let it come to room temp.
  7. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  8. Take some whole wheat flour and sprinkle on counter, now with rolling pin roll dough out in about a 12 inch circle
  9. Now it may crack a bit just fix it. Transfer it to a pie dish about 9 inches that is at least 1 1/4 inches deep
  10. Trim and crimp the edges. Put in fridge until you are ready to bake
  1. Time for the filling! Mix all ingredients in a bowl until smooth
  2. Pour mixture into the pie crust
  3. Place pie on the bottom rack and bake for 15 minutes
  4. Turn the heat down to 350 degrees
  5. Move pie to the middle rack and bake until a tooth pick comes out clean
  6. This will take about 35-40 minutes
  7. Let cool and then cut pie into slices
  8. Serve cooled or warm
  9. Add a dollop of sugar free or fat free whipped topping to it!!

Now that you have some healthy p90x recipes I would love to know your opinion on them and, which ones are your favorites!! Thanks for taking the time to check this out!!

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  1. Hey Josh! Those all look great. To good to be true! How do you manage the calorie values and the carb/prot ratio on these ones?

    All the best,


  2. @Alexander. That’s tougher to do, but we will break down the ingredients that we use for them.

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