Meal Prep - another week and another set of Tupperware

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For those of you who follow me on Instagram (@missads1981) or on Facebook (facebook.com/jerseygirltalk) I posted my meal prep from this weekend and quite a few of you asked what I made and if I could write out what each of the items was on my list. Of course I love to share with you all so this post is just a quick run through on what I picked up at the grocery store and what I prepped for the next few days. As always the goal is to make staying on track easy so meal prepping helps me to stick t ...

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Why it is so important to plan and pack your meals for work

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Trying to stick to your macros and daily calories can be challenging when you are pressed for time. Whether you work a full time job with a crazy commute, are juggling the house and kids or are in school and bouncing from class to class, let’s face it – sometimes it’s easier to just grab something on the go from the vending machine or local convenience store. While it does take more work and time to pack and prepare your meals I have to say that doing so has kept me on ...

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Recipe of chicken rollantini with spinach and prosciutto

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Sunday is my favorite day to make dinner, not only because I grew up in an Italian family that does Sunday dinner (actually it is around 2pm in the afternoon, but still considered “dinner”) and they do it BIG, but because it is a day when I actually have a lot of time to go to shop for specific ingredients and take as long as I need in the kitchen. For the last week I have been plotting and planning to make chicken rollantini, which ...

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Lump crab meat salad stuffed pepper recipe

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Summer Meals that can be made in less than 10 minutes

When it comes to the summer time I love all things that can be made and eaten cold. When it is really warm out, like it is now in New Jersey, I feel like I could live on salads so what I like to do is test out new ones and add a ton of fresh, raw ingredients. The other day I was browsing on Instagram and saw a lump crab meat salad put inside an avocado, and it got me all excited to go to the store to bu ...

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Another week of meal prepping : high protein, low carb and lots of vegetables

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High protein, low carb meal prep this week

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It’s time to get back on track so I’ve decided to get back into my weekend meal prepping for the next couple days ahead to eat healthy during the busy work week. I like to go to the grocery store and either Saturday or Sunday to give myself enough time to really look through ingredient list and pick out the freshest produce at either ...

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What does a typical dinner look like for me? Quick, healthy high protein dinner option recipes

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Here are some quick ideas for dinner time recipes and meal prep. While I do enjoy a really nice dinner out at a restaurant once in awhile, I have to say that I prefer to cook my own meals at home. When I go out to eat anywhere I always wondering how they are preparing my food, what are they putting in it, what oils are they using, etc. A lot of times restaurants use a lot of oils, creams, salt, etc and while it tastes delicious, I can never really tell how healthy or unhealthy it is for me. When ...

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Recipe: Atlantic Salmon and Vegetable Stir Fry

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If you love stir fry, but not all the loaded calories with the sauces, try this recipe out for size

Sometimes you are just in the mood for some stir fry, but the truth is so many of these dishes are loaded with sodium and calories simply because of the sauces used to make them. Whether its a terrayaki or a soy sauce they can add on the calories quick, that’s why I have opted for a healthier version and now I am hooked! Recently I blogged about a new product I purchas ...

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Bragg’s Liquid Aminos Soy Sauce Alternative - Recipes and Review

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Bragg’s Liquid Aminos Soy Sauce Alternative – Recipes and Review

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Recently I had been seeing a lot of meal preppers using Bragg’s Liquid Aminos All Purpose Seasonings in their meals. I had never tried it before but have seen it often and decided to finally take the plunge and purchase it. Bragg’s as a brand is usually found in the organic section of most grocery stores or easily ...

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A new take on brussel sprouts - recipe from Skinny Taste Brussel Sprouts Gratin

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If brussel sprouts are not your first choice for a green vegetable, you may want to try this recipe

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As kids we probably loathed the idea of brussel sprouts. They look like tiny green brains (yes I called them that as a child too!) and nothing about them was appealing. From the taste to the texture to the lack of seasonings they were made with, they repulsed me. Little did I know how nutritious they were or how good ...

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Homemade Oats and Cookies and Cream Protein Bar Recipe

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Homemade Oats and Cookies and Cream Protein Bar Recipe

Tis the season to make delicious baked goods for holiday gatherings, work pot luck events and treats when guests stop by. In order to stick to your diet and workout routine I made this great recipe of a high protein oatmeal bar that you can make that is super tasty! Not only will this fill you up between meals (due to the oats) but it is also a good source o ...

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