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Basics of Eating Clean

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Basics of Eating Clean

Everyone, and i mean everyone, has their own definition of “clean eating”. Here’s my breakdown. i’m vegan so of course my version won’t have animal products (check nutritionfacts.org for TONS of peer reviewed research on why that’s the healthiest way to live) and i’m NOT a doctor or RD or anything like that so this…

Sugar in Shakeology?!

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Sugar in Shakeology?!

i had my first vanilla shakeology today and it was a-ma-zing. I made it with 1C unsweetened soy milk, 1/2 frozen banana + 1 tsp peanut butter. it was everything i dreamed it would be: creamy, delicious, not too sweet, no weird aftertaste. i was SO pumped! vegan vanilla shakeology. i have wanted it for…

Peanut butter acai oatmeal bowl!!

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Peanut butter acai oatmeal bowl!!

Some days you wake up and get totally inspired to make something awesome. Most days I’m just focused on making my coffee and my shake.  But this morning I checked Facebook and one of my friends in my monthly accountability group posted about her delicious breakfast from the protein bar: a peanut butter acai oatmeal….

Semolina Flour vs White Flour vs Whole Wheat Flour: i heart pasta

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Semolina Flour vs White Flour vs Whole Wheat Flour: i heart pasta

You may have noticed that I have been obsessed with making my own pasta lately if you follow me on instagram or facebook but has it been a healthy change?? Likely not, when you look at the facts! Whole wheat pasta seems to be generally healthier than the homemade pasta I’m rocking from semolina flour, though not…

What’s the best source of Omega 3s? Flax vs Hemp vs Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia!

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What’s the best source of Omega 3s? Flax vs Hemp vs Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia!

So i already blogged before about Omega-3 supplements & why (or why not) we should take them (fish burps)! But this is about after you’ve decided to get your omega 3s from a plant based source & are just trying to figure out what the best source is or the difference between the sources. I like to mix it…

What’s on my plate: Week of August 29

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What’s on my plate: Week of August 29

Shakeology: http://www.teambeachbody.com/shop/-/shopping/MDSUSH311G?referringRepId=426835 Maca: http://amzn.to/2ce1C53 Spirulina: http://amzn.to/2c67uOt Mushroom Boost: http://amzn.to/2ce2NBz Pumpkin Spice Steel Cut Oats: http://amyinthekitchen.com/slow-cooker-pumpkin-pie-oatmeal/ Pintos & Cheeze: https://protectivediet.com/recipe/pintos-and-cheeze?affiliate=36 Roasted Garbanzos: Tossed drained, rinsed garbanzo beans w/flavor god garlic lovers seasoning + salt + pepper + thyme + dill and roasted at 375 for 30-45 mins BBQ Chicken Ranch Salad: https://protectivediet.com/recipe/bbq-chickn-ranch-salad?affiliate=36

What’s on my plate: Week of August 15

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What’s on my plate: Week of August 15

You guys! I’m so sorry I’ve slacked on posting my weekly meal plans here! I’m back on it though and this week is a super delicious week!! I’ve been adding boosts to my morning shakes because I’m deep into tri training + The Master’s Hammer & Chisel so I need a little extra something for…

What’s on my plate: Week of July 10

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What’s on my plate: Week of July 10

This week I’m trying to incorporate all of Dr. Greger’s daily dozen into my meals every day!! We’ll see how I do… I’m sure over time I’ll get better at it when it starts coming more naturally! Links to recipes: Shakeology Apple Pie Green Smoothies Black Bean Burgers Whole Wheat Buns Grilled Steak Fries Killer…

21 day fix extreme day 3: the food

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21 day fix extreme day 3: the food

No workout for me on day 3… Pilates fix extreme was on the schedule but I was planning on doing swimming for triathlon training. Alas laziness plus allergies got the best of me so I took an unplanned rest day. So it goes! Breakfast: shakeology w/mixed berries and cinnamon (red, purple) Snack: soy yogurt w/mango…

21 day fix extreme day 2: the food

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21 day fix extreme day 2: the food

Breakfast: shakeology + frozen berries + cinnamon + cardamom + vanilla Snack: yogurt, blackberries, and granola Lunch: 2 slices Ezekiel toast, tempeh and pinto bean sausage, tofu egg, arugula, and nacho “cheese” made from pumpkin Snack: air popped popcorn + 1 tsp oil Snack 2: nice cream! 2 frozen bananas + 2 tsp peanut butter…

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