What are carbs?

CARBS, CARBS, CARBS!!!!! EVERYTHING in this photo is primarily made up of carbs. Most people think carbs are limited to:bread, pasta, potatoes, rice and oatmeal. They forget that fruits, vegetables, legumes, sauces, juices, some packaged protein shakes and sodas, are also carbs. For most of us, carbs are our body’s main source of fuel. While protein is important, carbs after …

How the 80/20 rule for eating works for me

The other 20% of my life ?. Enjoying meals out, not tracking my food, resting and bring balance to my life. ? Finding your balance isn’t always easy but it is important. . In my opinion forcing yourself to “eat clean” 100% of the time can cause a lot of people to develop unhealthy relationships with food. In some cases …

What’s always on my grocery list?

My grocery list is almost always full of whole foods and perishable products. Some of the foods that are always on my list are: tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers, spinach, apples, bananas, sweet potatoes, lemons, zucchini, carrots and lots of greens. I also love to include berries (fresh or frozen, depending on the season). For protein I choose lean meats like …

When to eat treats

Sometimes weekday ice cream ?is the best ice cream! The problem with saving all your treats for the weekend is that it’s easy to get carried away. I use to keep my eating ? Monday to Friday and let loose on the weekends. The problem with the weekends is that they make up 28% of your week. . Neglecting to, …

High Protein Snacks

Protein sources for all! From @womensbest vegan protein to bone broth from Vital Proteins, it’s always important to include sufficient protein. Vegans, vegetarians, pescatarians and omnivore benefit from protein! . Protein plays an important role in the bodies; we need it to make hormones, antibodies and enzymes. Protein also helps with growth, repair, weight management, satiety and good immune function.

Easy Protein Pancake Recipe

Just flippin’ my perfect protein pancakes ? (the same colour as me ?) ? INGREDIENTS: 2 small bananas 3 eggs 1/3 cup 2% cottage cheese INSTRUCTIONS: Mash bananas, add eggs, cottage cheese and mix together. You can add cinnamon too! Cook over medium heat. Calories: 230 per serving Macros: 25C/8.5F/16P Save this recipe or check out the # ? for different …

Crunchy Chickpea Snacks

Who else eats their food like pacman? I ate half a can of chickpeas just taking pics + vids for the gram ? I also stained my pants ?#truestory . Looking for a healthful crunchy snack? Try my crunchy chickpeas! ? on for the CRUNCH! . 1. Preheat oven to 400F 2. Wash and thoroughly dry chickpeas 3. Bake for 50-60 min …

Vegan Buddha Bowl

Although I am an omnivore I think it’s important to get your protein from a variety of sources. For me this includes things like tofu and legumes. This bowl is vegan friendly, dairy free and easy to make. I prep the rice, tofu and carrots in advanced and add the avocado and arugula just before eating. Top with hot sauce …

2000 Calories- Food for a day

On average I eat between 2000-2400 calories a day. The amount of food depends on my training, activity levels and hunger levels. I don’t normally prep an exact amount of calories because I like to have some room to eat more, less or something else. M1: 40g oatmeal, 150g 2% yogurt, ¾ Tbsp. chia seeds, ¾ cup unsweetened almond milk, …

1500 Meal Plan Example – Food for a day

1500 calorie meal plan breakdown for my more petite babes who like to include tasty treats like protein wafers on the daily. . ?Brekkie: 2 eggs, 100g cooked brown rice, broccoli (my inner Asian needed post workout rice) ?Lunch: 130g cooked ground chicken breast, 200g mixed veggies, 100g roasted potatoes ?Dinner: Slow cooker chicken chili with green salad and balsamic …

Meal Prep Sunday

I love starting my week knowing it’ll be easy to stay on track despite a crazy schedule! Fish is on the menu this week but I always cook it fresh for dinner because pre-cooked fish is one of those things I just can’t do ?‍♀️. Meal prepping often involves a lot of trial and error and finding out what works …