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My Weekly Meal Prep Menu : Aug 14-18 (vegetarian & 21 Day Fix approved)

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Hey, friends! Welcome to my weekly meal prep! Each week, to make sure I'm staying on top of my health and budget goals, I will create a meal plan and then spend a few hours on Sundays prepping for the days to come. Meal prepping is amazing; it saves me so much time and money. I prep enough food for Monday breakfast to Friday midday (post-workout). I leave my Friday nights & weekends free but keep staples in my house, such as eggs and extra veggies, so I can make quick meals when needed. [Want more inspiration? Check out my week ONE and week TWO  and week THREE menus!] I eat 5-6 small meals each day, roughly every 3-4 hours. This way, I never feel overly full or hungry; I'm content and have consistent energy. By eating…

21 Day FIx, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Recipe Box, Snacking, Sweet Tooth

My Weekly Meal Prep Menu : July 31-Aug 4 (pescatarian, dairy-free, whole30)

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Each week, to make sure I'm staying on top of my health and budget goals, I will create a meal plan and then spend a few hours on Sundays prepping for the days to come. Meal prepping is amazing; it saves me so much time and money. I prep enough food for Monday breakfast to Friday midday (post-workout). I leave my Friday nights & weekends free but keep staples in my house, such as eggs and extra veggies, so I can make quick meals when needed. I eat 5-6 small meals each day, roughly every 3-4 hours. This way, I never feel overly full or hungry; I'm content and have consistent energy. By eating small meals throughout the day, I'm also not likely to snack mindlessly or grab something on the fly (looking at you,…

21 Day FIx, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Recipe Box, Snacking, Sweet Tooth

My Weekly Meal Prep Menu : July 24-28 (pescatarian, dairy-free, whole30)

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Each week, to make sure I'm staying on top of my healthy and budget goals, I will create a meal plan and then spend a few hours on Sundays prepping for the days to come! Meal prepping is amazing; it saves me so much time and money. I prep enough food Monday breakfast - Friday midday (post-workout). I leave my Friday nights & weekends free since but keep staples in my house, such as eggs and extra veggies, so I can make quick meals when needed.  I eat 5-6 small meals each day, roughly every 3-4 hours. This way, I never feel overly full or hungry; I'm content and have consistent energy. By eating small meals throughout the day, I'm also not likely to snack mindlessly or grab something on the fly (looking at…

21 Day FIx, Recipe Box, Snacking, Sweet Tooth, Tailgating Must-Haves

Chocolate Walnut Protein Fudge – Super Bowl Goodies Series

Chocolate Walnut Protein Fudge

      And just like that, we've come to day 7 of my 7 days of Super Bowl goodies series! This week just flew by and really refocused my motivation to play around in the kitchen and post new recipes on a more consistent basis! As a series finale, I thought I'd end it on a sweet note while keeping it nice + healthy (not that I don't adore you, slow cooker lava cake) with some protein fudge! As far as protein powders go, I love the taste of chocolate Shakeology in baking. [I used it in these chocolate covered almond protein balls too!] I always go through a friend to buy Shakeo, and if you're looking to get some, you can find it HERE! If the price is a little too high…

Holiday Eats, Recipe Box, Sweet Tooth, Tailgating Must-Haves

Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake – Super Bowl Goodies Series

Slow Cooker Chocolate Lava Cake

    I'm at a loss for words on how to preface this recipe. It's not even close to healthy (unlike these chocolate peanut butter brownies). BUT, it's good for the soul; and I'm all about those soulful indulgent once-in-a-time recipes. I have full on heart-eye emojis over here just thinking back on this slow cooker chocolate lava cake. It was seriously amazing; and knew, even though I try to center this blog around living healthy, that I had to share it with you all. Plus, a little lava cake is perfect for days that you save your treats for; aka: this years Super Bowl. I made this cake for a co-workers birthday. I'm huge on bringing crock pot recipes because I can prep the ingredients beforehand, but allow it to cook during the…

Dinner, Drinks, Holiday Eats, Recipe Box, Sides, Sweet Tooth

10 Last Minute Thanksgiving Dish Recipes

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                  So, you're in a pinch for time and need to bring a dish to share or need some ideas on simple Thanksgiving dishes to prepare for the big day? You're not alone! I am queen of holiday procrastination, but I really loath showing up anywhere without a dish in hand, so while all of these recipes are quick, they are also huge crowd favorites! Are you getting into anything special for Thanksgiving this year? My mom + sister are coming down to visit and we're heading over to a good friend's house for the day. Thanksgiving to me is all about friends, family, football, and wayyyy too many mashed potatoes consumed. ;) What reminds you most of t-day? I hope whatever you find yourself getting…

21 Day FIx, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Recipe Box, Snacking, Sweet Tooth

Chocolate Cherry Banana Smoothie Bowl

Chocolate Covered Cherry + Banana Smoothie Bowls | These vegan, easy to make smoothie bowls are packed with healthy nutrients, fats, and keep you fueled with natural proteins & ingredients

I've been a tad obsessed with smoothie bowls lately. If you've never had a smoothie bowl before, they're exactly what they sound like! I always use frozen bananas as my base, add in any other frozen fruits I'm feeling, then get crazy with some toppings. :) The other day, Dj and I got home pretty late, so I didn't want to eat anything too heavy for dinner. I decided to play around with a new combo for a smoothie bowl and it was AMAZING. Luckily, I thought to snap a picture before digging in, so while this post doesn't have as many step by step pictures as my posts usually do, I can still share it! 1-2 frozen bananas 1/2 - 1 cup of frozen cherries 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla…

21 Day FIx, Breakfast, Recipe Box, Snacking, Sweet Tooth

Banana Nut Bread Protein Bites

Banana Nut Bread Protein Bites

I'm not really sure why, but for the loooongest time I stayed far away from no-bake snacks and desserts. I was kind of intimidated by them because when I heard "...then use a food processor.." I would stop there. I love baking/cooking/inventing, but when it comes to messing with appliances, I'm kind of the worst. I've messed with food processors before, (like when I made this super tasty creamy roasted garlic hummus), which worked out great, but then the next time it just started smoking?? I don't know. I blame my previous clean up skills. There are just SO many parts, I'm sure I put one back wrong. So, just as I was accepting my basic appliance fate, everything changed + I was shown the light. My saint of a mom got me this super…