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Episode 13.5: What's in Our Lunch

Alane Boyd and Stephanie Zarling
Alane Boyd and Stephanie Zarling

It’s “What’s in Our Lunch” sponsored by Veggies Made Great! On Tuesday’s, Alane Boyd, host of Cooking with My Friends and CEO of BurgerFit, and Stephanie Zarling, Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach and Marketing Director of BurgerFit, share what is in their lunches to give you quick, healthy ideas for your own meals. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get other healthy eating tips and lunch ideas!

 

It’s the perfect time to actually start doing something green because no one’s going to question why their food is green, they’re just going to assume that it’s because it’s Saint Patrick’s Day! – Alane

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Date Whip

I still laugh thinking about the first time I made this. It was the 4th of July, and I wanted to have a dessert alternative to the cake my brother was bringing. I also thought this might be a good “icing” for the cake. It didn’t win over my family, and they completely laughed when I tried serving it. I’ll admit, it didn’t go well with the butter cake... but it turns out that we were serving it wrong! This whip served with bananas or apples is out of this world. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apples, bananas, dates, swiss chard
Servings: 7 people
Calories: 171kcal

Equipment

Food processor
Utensil for mixing

Ingredients

  • 5 Dates pitted
  • 8 oz Cream or coconut cream
  • 2 cups Swiss Chard
  • 4 bananas or apples sliced

Instructions

  • Place dates and cream in a food processor and let soak for 10 minutes.
  • Add swiss chard and blend in a food processor until whipped. Occasionally stop processing to stir and push the mixture down on the sides.
  • It is done when it is the consistency of whipped cream.
  • Slice bananas or apples and place in desired serving dish. Add date whip on top and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 345mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1000IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg
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Not Deglet or Medjool, Date Lady Dates are unlike any dates you’ve had before! A rich caramel flavor and chewy texture, these dates are known to melt in your mouth.

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Meet Our Hosts

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Alane Boyd

Host of Cooking with My Friends and CEO of BurgerFit

Alane has kept her 40 lb weight loss off since 2013, and created BurgerFit and Cooking with My Friends as a way to get her family eating better. Her health journey started in 2012 after being diagnosed with high blood pressure and obesity. Frustrated and determined, Alane decided to make small, sustainable changes in her diet so that it would be maintainable for a lifetime. Now Alane maintains a healthy weight range and has incorporated quick and easy recipes that keep her picky family members eating better!

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Stephanie Zarling

Certified Holistic Health Coach & Marketing Director BurgerFit

Pursuing a lifelong passion of health and wellness, Stephanie Zarling, FMCHC, became a Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach in February 2020. She is currently the Marketing Director for BurgerFit and enjoys incorporating her knowledge of health and nutrition into her everyday work.

How We Met

Oh man, I could go on for days about how amazing Stephanie is! I met Stephanie when she was working at a local restaurant that my husband and I eat lunch at often. She was always so friendly and took the time to remember our names and chat with us when we would come in. Eventually we hired her for our businesses, and she joined the BurgerFit team. She is working on getting her holistic health coaching certification (March 2020) so obviously loves cooking healthy and is also a singer and guitarist. She really can do it all! We love sharing healthy recipes with each other and trying each other’s lunches. It was a natural fit for us to host this show together.

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Alane Boyd

Alane Boyd

Alane is the co-founder of BGBO Co, a business consulting company that helps business owners achieve their biggest goal and overcome their biggest obstacle. She is also the creator of BurgerFit and the host of Cooking with My Friends. Both were started to inspire people to eat healthier.

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