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 …

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.

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 …

Meal Prep

2 hour meal prep 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 …

Nutrition Facts – what I look for on labels

Grocery shopping tip! If you are buying anything packaged or processed, allot time to actually read the labels of everything you buy. This can seem really daunting and time consuming but once you find a brand you like and trust, you can just keep buying the same one without all the work. Packaging and nutritional information can be super overwhelming! …

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 …