Who doesn’t love bacon? 

By San Tan Valley Fit Body Boot Camp

It’s hard to try and be healthy when you’re a bacon lover, you feel like the mornings are missing a little something. Well, here’s a delicious and nutritious solution to that little problem.

Bacon Wrapped Scallops
This is a great appetizer to prepare, or even a fun snack if you’re going to be entertaining guests. You can eat it any time of the day, too!

Ingredients
4 Tablespoons coconut oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
Dash of sweet paprika
Dash of salt and pepper
6 slices nitrate free bacon, cut in half lengthwise
12 fresh scallops

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F or 190 degrees C. Grease a baking sheet with coconut oil, set aside.
  • Over very low heat, in a small saucepan, melt the coconut oil. Remove from heat and pour into a small bowl. Add the garlic, paprika, salt and pepper.
  • Dip each scallop in the seasoned coconut oil, then wrap with bacon and secure with a toothpick. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until the scallops are cooked through and the bacon is crisp.
  • Serve immediately

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 12
Calories: 92
Fat: 7g
Sodium: 133mg
Carbohydrate: 0g
Protein: 7g

Fig, Goat Cheese and Bacon
This is a great recipe to make for any upcoming holiday parties and, of course, features bacon. And it’s gluten-free (both of these recipes are) which makes it even better!

Ingredients
6 figs, halved
1 Tablespoon balsamic glaze
6 Tablespoons goat cheese
1 slice nitrate free bacon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F or 176 degrees C.
  • In a medium skillet cook the bacon until crispy. Allow to cool then crumble.
  • Lightly grease a baking pan with olive oil.
  • Halve the figs and line, cut side up, on the prepared pan.
  • Drizzle balsamic glaze on the cut side of each fig. Sprinkle with goat cheese and bacon crumbles.
  • Place in oven for 5-8 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Calories: 98
Fat: 3g
Sodium: 68mg
Carbohydrate: 14g
Fiber: 2g
Protein: 4g

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