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    Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

    Recipe of the week is back! I’m not going to commit to posting a new recipe every single week, but I’m going to do my best to post a new recipe at least twice a month. As I promised in my first Meal Prep Sunday post of 2017, because I got this Spiralizer for Christmas I have many zoodle recipes coming. I already shared my Marinara Zoodle recipe in that same post and I’m still loving it, but I made this shrimp scampi recipe last weekend and it brought me back to my childhood. I used to love pasta and shrimp scampi when I was in my teens, but I haven’t…

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    1.2.17 | First Meal Prep of 2017

    Happy New Year! I started the year off not feeling the best – I didn’t make it to the gym on the first day of the year because I was feeling under the weather. But I didn’t let that keep me down. I made it a point to get to the gym on January 2 with a strong shoulder day and cardio session, and also started a cut. To be honest, I wasn’t planning to start my cut until February or March, but after considering my long term goal I decided to start the year off right and get into my dieting phase. I’m planning to cut through at least February,…

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    Tuna and White Bean Salad | Recipe of the Week

    A few weeks ago I prepped a bunch of salmon fillets and froze them for weeks that I didn’t feel like doing meal prep Sunday. Then Sunday came along and I didn’t feel like eating salmon – tuna it is. I’m still in process of incorporating chicken back into my diet – I started with basic grilled chicken and I’m not sure how I feel about it yet – so until then I still like to have fish prepped for days I need good protein macros and low carb macros. Salmon is my go-to, but I’ve kind of grown tired of it. Maybe I just need a new way to…

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    Tofu Cauliflower Fried “Rice” | Recipe of the Week

    I know it’s a little ironic to share a recipe that uses tofu as it’s main source of protein only a week after posting about possibly going back to eating chicken. I’m still considering adding chicken to my diet, leaning more towards a yes, but that doesn’t mean I’m completely against vegetarian-friendly options. In fact, if I can I’d rather eat the vegetarian-friendly options because that’s what I’m more accustomed to. I’m just looking to add some more variety and good macros to better hit my fitness goals. Anyways, if you are meat-free this is a great macro friendly recipe for protein and low carbs. This version of friend rice…

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    Vegetarian Quesadillas | Recipe of the Week

    Sometimes you just need a good, melty quesadilla. I love getting quesadillas when I go out to eat, but I know they’re loaded with carbs and fats. Since I order vegetarian friendly quesadillas, they’re also usually lacking good protein. This week I wanted to challenge my standard quesadillas and make it macro friendly to fit my macros! After making this recipe, there are aspects I could change in the future to lower the calories and maybe fat macros, but overall I’m happy with this recipe and made it fit my macros for the day. what you’ll need 2 Mission Carb Balance Soft Taco Tortillas 50g Morningstar Griller Crumbles (or ground beef)…