I’m starting a cut!

I’m always so hesitant to post things like this because: people take things out of context I personally don’t encourage people to diet and instead create healthy habits that will give them life long benefits people seem to “diet” all year round However, I’m writing this because I think it’s important to share all aspects of my fitness journey and …

Why do I meal prep?

I mean prep because: There aren’t enough hours in the day. Eating out is expensive and prepping save me money. My body functions best when I include and exclude certain foods. I can guarantee both these things happen by cooking for myself. It prevents me from eating crap I see when I get home because I’m too hungry to cook …

How to Snack!

Go to snacks! My go to use to be “protein” smoothies from places like Jamba Juice because they’re promoted as healthy snacks. Using words like “workout” and “protein” in the names made me think they had to be the best option to tie me over till my next meal. When I first started looking at the nutritional info of these …

Same calories BUT 9x the weight on the left!

Calorie dense foods (like nuts + dried fruits) can be a convenient way to snack when you’re on the go, but, in my experience they can be easy to overeat. They also don’t contain nearly as much protein as people think. The nuts + dried fruit on the right are from a single serving snack pack I bought at the …

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 …

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, …

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, …

Brown Rice VS. White Rice

WHITE RICE: Did you know white rice is what brown rice looks like after it has been refined and had its hull and bran removed. This means it can be easier to digest but also lacks some of its natural fiber. While there are lots of other foods you can eat to consume your daily fiber intake, white rice still …