Meal Prep May 15th

Meals this week include: Breakfast: Protein Berry Crumble Lunch: Spicy & Light Kung Pao Chicken Dinner: Greek Salad, greek potatoes & Ground lemon garlic chicken Snacks include: protein waffles recipe , watermelon, and greek yogurt with Panda Puffs cereal and 2 tsp of peanut butter Macros for above food: 171c/53f/161p (I’m changing them up this week, less carbs, less fat, more protein) Calories for …

Greek Salad, Greek Potatoes & Ground Chicken

Time: 40 minutes (2 hours cooking time for potatoes) Yields: 8 meals Macros: 27c/16f/28p (this is without jam, chocolate or any toppings) Calories: 340 Ingredients: Salad: 4 bell peppers juice of half a lemon 2 cucumbers 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil 2 pints cherry tomatoes 1/3 cup pitted olives oregano to taste (dried or fresh) 1 cup crumbled feta Chicken: 1.1100 grams Organic chicken …

Protein Donuts

This is my second attempt at making donuts. I am NOT a donut connoisseur. In fact, I have not had a donut in over 20 years. They just aren’t really my thing. But, I love playing around in the kitchen. I should probably just called these donut shaped protein snacks because I’m not even sure how donut like they are!  Consider …

Meal Prep May 8

Meals this week include: Breakfast: Oatmeal with chia seeds and 3 hard boiled eggs Lunch: Pulled Chicken Flatbread Recipe Dinner: Chicken Burrito Recipe Snacks include: protein waffles recipe with greek yogurt and E.D. Smith no sugar added raspberry jam Macros for above food: 134c/28f/147p Calories for above food 1347 Left over Macros (for each day): 56c/22f/0p/500 calories You can add me …

Chicken Burritos

Time: 20 minutes Yields: 1 burrito Macros: 50c/5.4f/48p Calories: 419 Ingredients: 1/2 bell pepper 1 tbsp onions 6 grape tomatoes 125 grams ground chicken breast 90 grams cooked brown rice 30 light mozzarella or cheddar Flatout Rosemary & Olive Oil Wrap Steps: cook brown rice (I do this when I first begin meal prepping so it is ready when I need it) …

Pulled Chicken Flatbread

Time: 20 minutes Yields: 1 flatbread (I mass produce this recipe for meal prepping) Macros: 38c/12f/45p Calories: 119 Ingredients: 2 white mushrooms 1 tbsp tomato paste or bbq sauce 1/3 bell pepper 100 grams pulled chicken breasat (recipe below) 1/2 cup spinach 1 onion 6 cherry tomatoes 30 grams light mozzarella 1 Flatout thin crust flatbread (see image below) garlic powder Steps: The night before …

Meal Prep May 1st

Meals this week include: Breakfast: Oatmeal with chia seeds and 3 hard boiled eggs Lunch: Chikudo (Recipe to come later this week) Dinner: Zucchini noodles w. pesto, cherry tomatoes, parmesan and wild salmon Snacks include: raspberries, protein waffles with greek yogurt and E.D. Smith no sugar added raspberry jam Macros for above food: 122c/50f/126p Calories for above food 1350 Left …

Breaking down a Meal Prep

Meal prepping can be daunting but it doesn’t have to be! Here is a breakdown of what I do each week STEP ONE: DECIDE WHAT TO COOK Thursday I decide what I’m going to cook. Now that I’m tracking macros, this step takes me a bit longer because I’m new to it. However, I am LOVING basing my meals on …

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 …

Spaghetti Squash Noodles

A quick, easy and healthy alternative to noodles! Cut spaghetti squash in half and scoop out seeds. Spray the spaghetti squash with extra virgin light olive oil. Place spaghetti squash face down. Bake at 375 for 45 minutes Use a fork to loosen the squash into noodles Add sauce and protein Enjoy! NOTE: Spaghetti squash freezes really well! I pre-measure the …