Healthy Grocery Shopping List at Trader Joe’s

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My Favorite Items When Grocery Shopping at Trader Joe’s

While some people don’t enjoy doing their weekly grocery shopping, I look forward to it for some strange reason. I guess a big reason is that I have found a grocery store that I can get 95% of my healthy groceries from at a very good price. I’ve become slightly obsessed with shopping for my weekly groceries at Trader Joe’s. I go every weekend, usually on Saturday morning, to ga ...

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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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What a balanced and healthy dinner looks like - high protein options

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If you’re looking for a healthy dinner this is probably your best go-to meal around

Let’s face it, eating healthy is hard when life gets really busy. I juggle a full time job, a dog, planning a wedding, a new home, workout out almost daily and trying to have somewhat of a social life. It’s hard to make time to cook meals that would take me an hour or more to prepare. I don’t have the patience or the time to do that – so I come up with meals un ...

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A look at a day in the life of my meals and diet - example eat clean meal plan

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How to eat clean and balanced when doing a weight training routine

Untitled-4seHi Readers!! I’ve been getting a lot of requests from my female readers to share what a day of my meals and snacks looks like. Many of you are doing the 12 week workout program on my blog and that’s awesome! But many of you want to know “what should i be eating when i want to lose fat and gain muscle while weight training”. Below i ...

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Recipe: how to make healthy white chicken chili recipe

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White Chicken Chili with Brocolli Rabe & Brown Rice Quinoa Medley

If you like the white chicken chili found at The Cheesecake Factory, but don’t want the guilt of a 1,000 calorie plate of food (yes, the plates at CCF are unbelievably high in calories and sodium!) then you may want to try to recreate the dish like I did at home. At least at home you can control the ingredients and the amount of seasonings you are putting into your chili. Many restaraunts put to ...

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Protein Banana Pancakes - Easy and Fast Post Workout Breakfast Recipe

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Nothing screams “delicious breakfast” like a plate of hot, fluffy pancakes. You don’t have to turn to the box mix anymore when you make these with some basic ingredients plus some protein powder. Not only are these a high protein meal option, but they are quick, easy and taste delicious. I usually make these after a morning work out and they fill me up and get me ready to go about my day.

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Current and Updated Healthy Clean Eating Grocery Shopping List

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When it comes to grocery shopping there are a few tips that I follow in ordre to make my visit as guilt-free as possible, organized and self-controlled. I have on occasiona found myself stepping into a grocery store telling myself 'I'm only getting enough food for 3 bags, 4 the most' and then I wind up having a cart and a half full of stuff. I love food, and now that I make all of my food during my meal prep on the weekends I am always food shopping! It's funny how times have changed ...

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Chicken, asparagus and bean dinner. Clean eating Recipe Idea

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Here is another very easy to make dinner pairing green veggies, legumes and protein. I prefer to avoid eating an animal protein like chicken with a starchy carb. It doesn’t seem to digest well for me (or anyone for that matter). So I like to focus my dinner on eating protein with either fats or leaf ...

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Ground Lean Chicken, Spinach and Whole Foods Gorgonzola Burgers Recipe

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Today’s recipe is in preparation of my weekly meal prep and this time I wanted to turn my lean ground turkey from Whole Foods into something unique, tasty and healthy. I bought 1 package of their lean ground chicken, a bag of organic frozen spinach and their raw milk gargonzola cheese. The cheese and the spinach paired with the lean ground chicken taste amazing! The goal is to make the mix and then freeze the extra patties or turn t ...

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