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 …

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 …