My Fit Dupes

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A grocery list and instructions for making 3 cheap & easy dupes of My Fit Foods meals | The Slender Student

I’m really excited about this post. This is the kind of post that epitomizes what The Slender Student is all about: making healthy choices accessible and realistic for college students. While y’all occasionally humor my strange predilection toward creating some less-than-simple meals, I know that recipes like today’s are why you come here. Throw in the fact that these meals average less than $2.50 each, and I think you’ll keep on comin’ back.

A grocery list and instructions for making 3 cheap & easy dupes of My Fit Foods meals | The Slender Student

grocery list
small onion
small bell pepper
asparagus, 8 spears
minced garlic
20 oz ground turkey breast (lean or extra lean)
whole wheat pasta
instant brown rice
15 oz can diced tomatoes
15 oz can tomato sauce
small can black beans, rinsed and drained
red chili pepper flakes
chili powder
Italian seasoning (or oregano, thyme, rosemary, etc.)
salt + pepper
PAM nonstick spray

My Fit Foods turkey chili dupe recipe | The Slender Student

Spicy Turkey Chili
Calories: 331 | Fat: 7.9 g (Sat Fat: 2.4 g) | Carbohydrate: 37.4 g | Fiber: 10.0 g| Protein: 29.0

My Fit Foods lean lemon turkey recipe dupe | The Slender Student

Lemon Turkey
Calories: 357 | Fat: 8.3 g (Sat Fat: 2.3 g) | Carbohydrate: 47.4 g | Fiber: 5.2 g| Protein: 26.6

My Fit Foods turkey pasta recipe dupe | The Slender Student

Turkey Pasta
Calories: 340 | Fat: 8.6 g (Sat Fat: 2.3 g) | Carbohydrate: 42.9 g | Fiber: 7.8 g| Protein: 26.8

process
1.
In a large skillet coated with PAM, cook all of the ground turkey over medium-high heat, breaking it up into chunks with a spoon.

DSC_1154 2. While the turkey is cooking, dice your onion and half of your bell pepper. Divide the onion into five portions and the bell pepper into two portions.
3. Begin cooking 1 ounce of pasta and 1 cup of rice.
4. Set the turkey aside in a separate dish once it’s cooked through.

chili – makes two servings
Recoat your large skillet with PAM and brown 1 tsp of minced garlic with two portions of the onions and one portion of the bell peppers.

To the browned veggies, add about 7 ounces of the cooked ground turkey, 2/3 of the canned diced tomatoes, 2/3 of the canned tomato sauce, 1/3 C black beans, 1 tsp chili powder, ½ tsp red chili pepper flakes, and salt + pepper to taste.

Let the chili cook uncovered over medium heat until some of the liquid has cooked out. Cover and lower the heat, letting it continue to cook while you prepare the rest of the dishes.

turkey pasta
Lightly coat the pot you used to cook the pasta with PAM and brown 1 tsp of minced garlic with one portion of chopped onions and the remaining portion of bell peppers.

Add about 3.5 ounces of the cooked ground turkey, the rest of the diced and pureed tomatoes, 1 tsp Italian seasoning, ½ tsp red chili pepper flakes, and salt and pepper to taste. Serve over cooked pasta.

lemon turkey – makes two servings
Lightly coat a small skillet with PAM and brown 2 tsp garlic and the remaining two portions of chopped onions over medium heat. Lay your asparagus spears in the pan and cover, letting cook for just a few minutes. Remove the asparagus and set aside.

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Add the remaining 7 ounces of cooked ground turkey to the pan and season with the juice and zest of one lemon, ½ tsp red chili pepper flakes, and salt and pepper. Top with the cooked asparagus and brown rice.

Thank you to My Fit Foods for inspiring these meals… And for the breakfast I just ate. Hey, can’t dupe ‘em all.

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9 thoughts on “My Fit Dupes

  1. I loved the fit dupe on the lemon turkey dish. It’s my favorite thing they have and now I know how to make it so easily and cheap!

  2. Hi,

    My husband sent me a link to your blog because he is tired of me spending so much on My Fit Foods. So after perusing your blog, I have copied the grocery list you provided (I also added ingredients for the Avacado Black Bean lettuce wraps and the Slender Single Serving Mug Brownie…yummy) and I am excited to give your way a shot.

    I have one request — can you do a My Fit Dupe for the My Fit Foods Oat Bakes? No rush, but that would be seriously amazing since I am seriously addicted!

    Thanks and I look forward to following your blog!

    • Hi Kate! I’m so happy to hear you’re trying to many Slender Student recipes! I love MFF too, but it’s not always easy on my wallet. While I haven’t perfected a dupe for their Oat Bake (which, omg, I love), I do have a baked oatmeal recipe here: http://www.theslenderstudent.com/cinnamon-apple-oatmeal-bake/ Mine is not quite as moist as MFF’s but is still delicious and has a bit better nutrition, in my opinion.

  3. LOVE this! I just finished the 21 day challenge at MFF and was about to start trying to re-create some of the food. So glad someone is ahead of me! Thank you!

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  5. I just love these recipes. I want to try the 21 day challenge by My Fit Foods. But it is just too expensive. So thank you so much for these dish “remixes”. I just finished making all three for my 4 day dinner meal plan.. And they ALL ROCK!. I must add I am not a big fan of Turkey dishes.. but I LOVE every one of these.. :)

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  7. I love your blog! I have been trying to dupe the MFF recipes but am a little challenged in the kitchen. Do you think your mashed potatoes recipe could be used for the mashed cauliflower?

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