Healthy Meal Prep Ideas to Pack for the Day

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As many of you know from reading my blog I am a HUGE advocate of meal prepping. I don’t think I would be able to stick to any kind of routine with what I eat on a daily basis if I wasn’t planning and preparing for what I am going to eat daily. With a hectic work schedule that leaves me little to no time to go out for lunch or snacks, I make sure to pack all of my meals with me in the morning. This has been a practice of mine for over five years now and has been a big part of my succes ...

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Grass Fed Organic Beef Mini Meatballs - Easy, healthy and packed with protein

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One of the best meats you can consume is grass fed organic ground beef – so this recipe includes this as well as lots of healthy ingredients and no bread crumbs! These mini meatballs are great for a high protein snack on football Sunday or any day of the week. Normally I make mini meatballs using a combination of beef and either turkey or chicken, but recently I have been gravitating toward grass fed organic ground beef which I pick up at my local Trader Joe’s. You can find this pack ...

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My Diet for the Summer - Current Daily Meal Plan Ideas

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I wanted to do a post to share with you all what a day in the life of my current meal situation looks like. My current goals are to lean out a bit, while still continuing to grow muscle. I am currently not lifting extremely heavy, I am doing higher reps for a cardio benefit while being able to maintain gains I’ve made. I am also working to run every evening or every other evening to build up my stamina and endurance – and frankly on a summer night when the sun starts to go down there ...

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Some of my favorite healthy breakfast ideas on the go

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Some quick, healthy breakfast ideas to add to your meal routines

Whenever anyone asks about meals I always make sure to emphasize eating breakfast. I know that many of us are always in a rush in the morning, myself included. I am busy taking the dog out, packing my work back, making my lunch….but I always make time to have something to eat for breakfast. I feel that breakfast gives you the fuel you ...

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Ditch the mayo when making tuna fish

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Eating smart and healthy is all about knowing what you are adding to your food

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A good diet is built on great intentions. So many times we aim to eat a ‘healthy’ meal but don’t realize that all the sauces, marinates, dressings and additives are loading on the extra calories. It’s a shame when I see someone trying to really eat well, they’ve made an amazing salad and then there goes the ...

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Healthy Meatballs? Yes! A No Breadcrumb Lean High Protein Meatball Recipe

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You can make crumb free meatballs, and they will still taste delicious!

Making a hot, fresh batch of meatballs is a Sunday tradition, at least in my house. Whenever I am meal prepping on a Sunday I always include a batch of lean meatballs. As I’ve posted before, meatballs are a great high protein food whether you eat them hot or cold. I like to make my meatballs in the oven, baked, so you don’t even need to use oils to cook them in a skillet. This is a much hea ...

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Everything you need to know about calculating your macros, calories and meal plans

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How to calculate macros, how many calories to eat and meal plan ideas

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My all time favorite book related to women & lifting: NROLFW “The New Rules of Lifting for Women” – click here

Since creating my blog I have seen many women start various workout programs listed on my site, and that is exactly the goal! I’ve seen many women commenting and sharing their stor ...

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Breakfast of Champions - high protein omelettes with chicken and veggies

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Breakfast of Champions – high protein omelettes with chicken and veggies

Make a quick breakfast after your morning workout with egg whites and veggies! I’ve been on a big egg white omelette kick lately especially since I’ve been doing my strength training workouts early in the morning before work. I get up around 6:30 AM and head to my gym and when I get home I am starving! Omelettes are really nutritious and so fast to make so they are a win/win for your ...

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Cornish Hens and Vegetable Recipe - Healthy Baking

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Cornish Hens – how to bake them in the oven with vegetables

Cornish hens are not something I have made often, but I did want to try to make something in my oven that would take a little longer and taste delicious. As a child my grandmother used to make stuffed cornish hens all the time, I enjoyed them, but personally I am not a big fan of eating meat off of the bone so for this recipe at the end I took all the white meat off the hens and put it back in the oven to co ...

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Healthy Grocery Store Shopping List - Print Out PDF Included

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Plan Your Next Grocery Store Trip With This Healthy Shopping List Guide

Planning ahead before going to your grocery store for your healthy food purchases helps to keep you on track and prevent you from adding anything impulsive into your cart your just don’t need. With so many people committing to eating healthier this year the below is a breakdown of the grocery shopping list that I use when I am going in for my weekly groceries. I have broken them ...

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