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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…

21 day fix extreme day 1: the food

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21 day fix extreme day 1: the food

Breakfast: vegan chocolate shakeology + 1/2 frozen banana + cinnamon + 1 t Peanut Butter (red, purple, silver) Snack: soy yogurt + mango + granola (red, purple, yellow) Lunch: vegan egg sandwich (red x 2, green, yellow x 2) Snack: oatmeal + berries (yellow, purple) Dinner: nachos- 2 corn tortillas, cabbage slaw, lentil meat, pumpkin…

Mini breakfast pizzas

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Mini breakfast pizzas

I love pizza. I want pizza 3 meals a day. And with protective diet pizzas I can make that happen and not worry about gaining weight or not getting in healthy nutrients! It’s all about the toppings! These are: PD Pizza Crust PD Fresco Pizza Sauce Tofu Scramble (see below) Tempeh bacon bites (see below)…

HEALTHY Cookie Dough Shake!

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HEALTHY Cookie Dough Shake!

I know… it seems too good to be true. but with the latest Protective Diet recipe to come out (cookie dough bites) it’s now official… I’m 100% PD! Well… at least for the next 30 days. and 100%ish. I’m still drinking shakeology daily. but anyways… I’m loving this new cookie dough bite recipe. it’s SO…

This Week’s Salad in a Jar

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This Week’s Salad in a Jar

So i am really loving this whole salad in a jar thing. it’s so easy!! and there are so many stinking ways to make delicious salads and throw ’em in single serving jars that are ready to rock whenever i get hungry. This week I modified the recipe from theppk.com for the buffalo tempeh and ranch…

Comfort food

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Comfort food

I’ve been under the weather the last couple weeks and fought it like crazy but I just can’t fight it any more. I have a bad cough and it won’t go away and it’s exhausting me! It wakes me up during the night and makes me short of breath during the day. And it’s made…

Meal Planning

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Meal Planning

So far 2016 is off to a great start food-wise! I’ve tried a bunch of new recipes and have a new strategy to get my meals planned & make sure i’m sticking to a plan (and even making room for going out to eat!). The key is PLAN PLAN PLAN!! There are a couple strategies…

Should you add omega 3 supplements to your diet?

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Should you add omega 3 supplements to your diet?

I feel like over the last decade a big fuss has been made about the importance of omega 3 oils and how you should get them by eating fish or supplementing with fish oil (hi there nasty fishy burps!). i personally never paid much attention to it, even when i was eating seafood. it just never seemed…

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