Mini-Cut Grocery Haul

While I generally try to include a lot of whole foods in my life, being on a cut means I will make an even greater effort to eat fresh, whole and unprocessed foods. Processed foods tend to be a lot more calorie dense which isn’t great for dieting. In order to feel “full” as much as possible I include a …

The Levels of Meal Prep

You don’t have to prep every single meal + snack you eat to be a meal prepper. There are levels of prep and picking the right one for you can save you time and money! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I go back and forth between these levels depending on my goals, social schedule and time of year. LEVEL 1: You prep/buy snacks for the week. …

Holiday Eating Tips

Sharing some of my favourite tips for staying on track while enjoying the holidays, because Christmas only comes once a year. Stay hydrated so you don’t confused thirst with hunger Pack snacks because you’ll probably be out longer than you think Try and be as active as possible (even things like parking a little farther away help) Have a small …

Meal Prep FAQs

1. How many days do I prep for? 4 days 2. Do I freeze anything? No-I find a lot of things don’t freeze well. On occasion, I’ll freeze things like chili or soup because in my experience they defrost well. 3. How do I keep veggies fresh? Make sure they are dry before storing them! If you can buy baby …

Trigger foods, overeating and what works for me

Trigger Food Those delicious things that cause you to overeat, binge and lose control. MANY people struggle with this! For some its ice cream, cookies or chocolate. For others it’s pasta, or bread. In my case its chips. So, what’s helped me? And what treat do I buy instead?? . My Do’s and Don’ts: ❌ don’t keep chips at home …

How to get started meal prepping

What’s one small and sustainable change you can make today that will get you closer to your goals? So often people want to make big, drastic changes in order to reach their goals. For most us that ends in failure because our approach just wasn’t realistic. Big changes can happen by doing little things. Instead of focusing on what you …

Money Saving Meal Prep Grocery Tips

On average I spend ~$60-100 CAD ($46-77 USD) for 7 days worth of food (for myself). Some people think that’s super expensive but the truth is, eating out is what actually takes a toll on your wallet + health. Invest in yourself and check out my money savings tips ?! . ? Make a list based on what you’re cooking, …

How to avoid mindless eating

STORY TIME! Last night I went to the fridge and took out a piece of fruit + some cottage cheese. I stood there for a moment just staring at the food. I wanted to eat it but realized, I wasn’t actually hungry, I was just bored. So, I put it all back in the fridge. #TrueStory . MINDLESS eating often results …

Staying on track when eating out or travelling

When I first began my fitness journey, in 2015, I went 12 weeks without missing a workout, without eating out, or eating a single food I deemed “unhealthy”. I would go out for dinner with friends and just order tea, and eat when I got home. At the time, I saw myself as being disciplined and dedicated to “fitness”. But living …

What do I eat in a day?

?6am: been starting my days with a workout + womensbest BCAAs ?10am: baked sweet potatoes, 2 eggs, broccoli and baked tomatoes (recipe @ bottom) ?12pm: grilled chicken penne arrabiata with green salad dressed with olive oil + lemon juice ?2pm: red currants, blueberries, raspberries + 1 bell pepper ?6pm: Chicken tikka masala, rice and green beans ?8pm: Grilled chicken thighs cooked in …