• Fitness

    Favorite Protein Macro Caps

    At the end of the day I usually have some extra room for carb macros and I do that on purpose – I like snacking. When I still have some protein macros left to for the day  I don’t feel so bad choosing foods that also have some extra carbs in the them. Here’s some of my favorite protein macro caps, including some side dish options and a dessert. Edamame | Edamame is not only delicious and fun to eat, but it’s an easy way to add in those final grams of protein for the day. Edamame is also a perfect side dish for almost any meal I make for dinner.…

  • Fitness,  Recipes

    My Protein Shake | Updated Recipe

    A few months ago I posted my simple protein shake recipe. After looking into the nutritional facts if it a bit closer, I decided to switch protein to the Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey, Vanilla Ice Cream flavor – super tasty!. This protein powder has has less carbs, sugar, and calories than what I had previously been using. Per one scoop serving, the Optimum Nutrition has 20 calories, 24 grams of protein, 3 grams of carbs, and 1 gram of sugar. In total, my protein shakes are now less than 150 calories and have 25 grams of protein when made with almond milk. MY PROTEIN SHAKE RECIPE 6 ounces unsweetened original almond milk 6 ounces water…

  • Lifestyle

    My Favorite TV Series

    Up until a few years ago, I wasn’t a big TV person. I went my entire four years of college without Netflix or cable. Even when I had cable living at home, I was never really devoted to any one television series, feeling like I needed to watch it every week. Now I’d say I’m pretty much obsessed with TV series and I’m heavily invested in a few. Jake had introduced me to Spartacus a few years ago, cause he thought I’d like it. Yeah he was totally right. Now I’ve caught up on a lot of series I missed out on. Let’s talk about Spartacus and why you haven’t watched it…