Nutrition

Greek Quinoa Chicken Salad

I am mixing it up in the kitchen and I have been trying out a few new recipes. I love this one: protein packed, delicious, energizing and easy (even though there are lots of ingredients)! Servings: 6 Calories: 315 Protein: 33g Carbs: 22.5g  Fat: 9g Ingredients:  Salad: 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast (cut into… Continue reading Greek Quinoa Chicken Salad

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Myth: The Scale Determines Your Health and Fitness Success.

Body composition is based on more than a number on the scale. Many people can decrease their size without the scale even budging. According to Nichols (2004), One pound of muscle takes up less space in our bodies than one pound of fat. When many people work to lose weight, resistance training is added into… Continue reading Myth: The Scale Determines Your Health and Fitness Success.

Nutrition

Cilantro Lime Chicken Fajitas

This may be the most macro-friendly, satisfying recipe on the planet. Nutrition Info:  Serves: 5 Serving: 2 Fajita's with 1/5 filling Calories: 231 Protein: 43 g. Carbs: 8 g. Fat: 5 g. Ingredients: 2 lbs of boneless, skinless chicken breast (sliced into thin strips) 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. ground cumin… Continue reading Cilantro Lime Chicken Fajitas

Nutrition

Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken

This is one of the easiest ways I get my protein in. I put this on tacos, salads, brown rice, in wraps or just eat it all by itself! Ingredients: Boneless skinless chicken breast ( as much as you'd like for your weekly meal prep) Frank's Red Hot- Hot Sauce Chopped Onion (optional) Directions: Pour… Continue reading Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken

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Own who you are and live your fullest life.

Brene Brown, the author of Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfections, is truly one of the most inspiring human beings. Through her writing, she teaches the importance of owning who you are and showing up each day, in every moment, no matter how frightening somethings may be. She reminds us in Daring Greatly that… Continue reading Own who you are and live your fullest life.

Nutrition

Egg-white, Spinach and Tomato Breakfast Sandwich

I do the best I can to get the most volume out of my macros (carbs, fat and protein). I want the most satisfying snacks and meals that take up the least amount of my daily macros and still taste deeee-lish! This breakfast sandwich is a great snack, pre or post workout or, of course,… Continue reading Egg-white, Spinach and Tomato Breakfast Sandwich

Nutrition

Chocolate- Peanut Butter Banana Protein Pancakes

Am I the only one who references Gwen Stefani- Hollaback Girl every time I spell the word banana? This recipe is a great option for breakfast, pre-workout or when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth. Nutrition:  Calories: 328 Protein: 17 grams Carbs: 50 grams Fat: 9 grams Ingredients: 1/2 cup Kodiak Cakes-Power Cakes (buttermilk… Continue reading Chocolate- Peanut Butter Banana Protein Pancakes