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Sample Meal Plan Example 5

Sampl Meal Plan 5

I eat a LOT of food throughout the day!! I am no food photographer, but I am a girl who likes to eat 🙂 Check this out... Here is a typical day's worth of meals for me. 5:30am (Meal 1) - Spicy Egg Whites. 6 egg whites scrambled with 1 big handful fresh spinach, black pepper and 2 Tbsp salsa on top. 1/2 c. old fashioned oats on side with almond milk and 1/4 c. frozen berries. 6:15-7:15 workout 7:30a ...[Read More]

Sample Meal Plan Example 4 – Low Carb

Low Carb Sample Meal Plan

Here is what I did yesterday for a lower carb day. I have my husband's work holiday part on Friday so I am watching my carbs this week. I'm not counting calories and I'm not doing it as strictly as when I was doing Jamie Eason's 12 week trainer, I am just doing a few carbs with Meal 1, carbs pre and post workout and then veggie carbs the rest of the day. Because my carbs are lower I am increasing ...[Read More]

Sample Meal Plan Example 3

Sample Meal Plan 3

My meals today.....sorry I am definitely not a food photographer! I know my meals aren't very pretty but they taste good to me 🙂 M1 - Protein Pancake with Peanut Butter Protein "syrup" -I put 4 egg whites, about 1/3 c. unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 1/2 c. old fashioned oats, a generous dash of cinnamon, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt into blender. Blended it together then poured into a pan t ...[Read More]

Sample Meal Plan Example 2

Sample Meal Plan

An example of some of the things I eat on a typical day.... Meal 1 (top left): 6 egg whites scrambled with spinach and black pepper, 1 slice Ezekiel toast with 1 tsp natural peanut butter on top, 1/4 c. frozen raspberries Meal 2 (top middle left): 4 oz salsa chicken (made the night before in bulk for the week), handful of mini bell peppers Meal 3 (bottom left): Taco! 6 oz salsa chicken, handful of ...[Read More]

Sample Meal Plan Example1

Sample Meal Plan 1

My meals 1-4 for the day. I am going to be at an event all day and so I packed three of these meals last night and pre-cracked my eggs for my scramble so all I had to do was throw the whites in a pan this morning. Does it take more time to prep your meals the night before? Sure (probably took me 5-8 minutes to prep everything). But, it is the combination of all the small things you do (prepping yo ...[Read More]

Costco or Sam’s Club type store Grocery List

I love shopping at stores like Costco and Sam's Club. These are the things I typically get at Costco (I can get about 80-85% of our shopping done here for our family of three): -Berries (fresh or frozen - their frozen blueberries and raspberries are usually priced pretty low) -Spinach (the bag is huge, but even if you end up throwing some away because you couldn't eat it in time, it is usually sti ...[Read More]

Costco or Sam's Club type store Grocery List

I love shopping at stores like Costco and Sam's Club. These are the things I typically get at Costco (I can get about 80-85% of our shopping done here for our family of three): -Berries (fresh or frozen - their frozen blueberries and raspberries are usually priced pretty low) -Spinach (the bag is huge, but even if you end up throwing some away because you couldn't eat it in time, it is usually sti ...[Read More]

Easy Crockpot Salsa Chicken

I had an event Saturday and Sunday this weekend and so I didn't have much extra time to prep my meals for the week. This is a problem, because I am out of my "bulk" food that I usually cook on the weekends and eat throughout the week. So, before I head to bed I just threw one big package of boneless, skinless chicken breasts (I bought a big 5-lb package earlier in the week so it was already in my ...[Read More]

Healthy Peppermint Ice Cream

Making a healthy treat for my next small meal during halftime of the Boise State game 🙂 Just made my own variation of the "Healthy Peppermint Ice Cream" recipe from last month's Oxygen magazine - SO yummy!!! Great way to celebrate that lucky touchdown! 🙂 Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder (I use MRM brand Rich Vanilla flavor) 1/4 tsp peppermint e ...[Read More]

Homemade Healthy Ranch Dressing/Dip

Homemade Ranch Dressing Dip (Makes approximately 7 tbsp.) *NOTE* If you find this is too thick or too thin, you can add more almond milk to make it thinner, or less almond milk to make it thicker. 4 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk 3 tbsp. non-fat plain Greek yogurt (I like Fage 0%) 1/4 tsp. onion powder 1/8 tsp. dried dill 1/2 ts. dried parsley 1/2 tsp. dried chives 1/4 tsp. sea salt 1/4 tsp. black ...[Read More]