BEAST MODE PANCAKES!

Get your “Beast Mode ON” tank here because whether you are eating or working out your Beast Mode should always be ON! Time: 15 minutes Yields: 5 medium pancakes or 10 mini ones Macros: 31C/11F/38P Calories: 365 Ingredients: 1 tsp baking powder 2 eggs 1 medium banana 1 scoop vanilla protein (30 grams) I use Optimum Nutrition Vanilla olive oil spray Steps: Blend all the ingredients …

Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Overnight Oats: 40 g rolled oats 1 tsp chia seeds 1 tsp unsweetened shredded coconut 1/2 c unsweetened almond milk 150 g plain Greek yogurt 3/4 fresh persimmon Reduce the calories by: Substituting the persimmon for berries Reduce the oats to 30 grams Skip the chia or shredded coconut   Avocado Toast + Eggs: 2 slices Silver Hills Squirrly Bread (toasted) …

Cheat DAY vs. Cheat MEAL

In the past I’d be super “strict” with my eating M-F and let myself eat whatever I want Saturday..and sometimes Sunday. I’d eat out every meal of my cheat/treat day means, “treat yo’ self”! I hardly made any progress this way and it really messed up my relationship with food. I felt like I had to deprive myself 80% of …

1900 Meal Diary for my Mini Cut

Weekend food diary because my meal times definitely vary compared to week days. I sleep in well past 6 and don’t train till ~11am. My meals and snacks then vary depending on my hunger levels and plans. This particular day UP we only left the house to go to the gym and then proceeded to binge watch Altered Carbon. Which …

Whole Foods List

While I don’t like to call these foods “clean” because that encourages the notion of clean vs dirty foods. There are food that you should eat more of, and food that you should eat less of. I like to include mostly whole foods like below in my diet. Below is a basic list I’ve put together of carbs/fats/proteins that I …

How to meal prep and FAQs

THREE STEPS TO MEAL PREP: 1. I pre-plan my meals on Thursdays and make a grocery list This gives you time to do research, plan ahead to research macros, calories, or meals that meet your training goals. This week I decided I would be making: cauliflower fried rice with bbq chicken & corn, protein pancakes, and zucchini turkey lasagna (no …

Musings of a Macro Counting Newbie

I’m not a nutrition expert, personal trainer or macro expert. The following is MY experiences and thoughts thus far. For my meals check out MFP: Nikkijustgetfit What are Macros? Macros are macronutrients. They get broken down into: carbs, fats, and proteins. Is it hard to calculate your Macros?  I avoided counting macros for weeks and months because I didn’t understand what …

Meal Prep Sunday

For recipes to everything I prepped for this week click on the links below: Breakfast: Protein Pancakes Lunch: Super Easy Chili Dinner: Honey Mustard Chicken with Brown Rice (@fitmencook) FAQs: 1. Do I freeze anything? Because I only prep food for Monday to Friday I don’t freeze anything UNLESS i’m making waffles or pancakes. If I make waffles or pancakes I …

FAQ’s

FAQs: 1. Do I freeze anything? Because I only prep food for Monday to Friday I don’t freeze anything UNLESS i’m making waffles or pancakes. If I make waffles or pancakes I freeze Thursday and Friday’s portions. Note: I do set my fridge to be colder than normal….sometimes my boiled eggs and parts of my meals are actually frozen. If …

Thai Inspired Meal Prep

So, this weekend we had my amazing sister in law over and her fiance. I really wanted thai food and was thinking about take out. The problem with take out is that I then struggle with entering the details of the meals into my fitness pal. My solution was, make it myself! This is all fun and games until you wake …