Healthy Eating

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]

Different Types of Non-Artificial Sweeteners

KalStevia

I have been getting a lot of questions about which types of sweeteners I use.  Please note: I am NOT a nutritionist, this is just a brief summary of the types of sweeteners I like to use. Stevia is a natural sweetener and comes from a leaf. Apparently there are two sides of the leaf, one side is a little more bitter and one side is a little sweeter. Truvia, Stevia in the Raw, and KAL are three of ...[Read More]