• Pumpkin Protein Pancakes
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    Pumpkin Protein Pancakes

    The best season of the year is upon us – autumn! Prepare yourself for all things pumpkin pie and spice, caramel, cinnamon, and sweet apple. I love fall and everything that comes with it (always have!) including all things pumpkin. One of my favorite things to do as the weather gets cooler is opening the windows to let in a cool breeze, light at Bath and Body Works fall scented candle and drink my pumpkin spice coffee. This year I’ll be adding these warm and tasty pumpkin protein pancakes into that weekend morning routines. I’ve been doing my best to contain myself as autumn approaches and to enjoy the last…

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    Grocery List | Week of 8.7.16

    Happy Meal Prep Sunday! This is my meal prep from last week and thought I would share it you a little different than I have in the past. When I went into last week’s meal prep, I was really tired of my usual grilled salmon and green lettuce salads because I’m getting quite bored with my regular meal preps. Shopping List fruits & vegetables carrots – whole and matchstix style 1 red bell pepper spinach 2 sweet potatoes cilantro green onions lime juice hummus canned/dry/frozen 15 oz. can black beans 24 oz canned tuna 4 oz. corn Morningstar Griller Crumbles or Ground Turkey 15 oz. navy beans old fashioned oats quinoa…

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    What I Eat In A Day | Spring 2016

    To be successful at counting macros, or being on a diet in general, it’s a good idea to always being prepared. Meal prep and meal planning is the best way to stay on track. Lately, I’ve been sitting down on Sunday’s and planning every meal I’m going to eat throughout at least the work week on some awesome Post-Its I was gifted that have the days of the week printed on them. Then each night I can go into MyFitnessPal and add all the foods to see where my calories and macros are at. Here’s a quick break down on how I meal plan daily. BREAKFAST | The first thing I…

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    Protein Pancakes & Banana Oatmeal Cookies

    Pancakes and cookies while on a cut? Sure – if they’re made to fit my macros! These are two super easy recipes to have on hand not just for a cut, but anytime you have a sweet tooth. PROTEIN PANCAKES Pancakes have always been my favorite breakfast item since I was little and my mom would make them the size of the plate. These aren’t quite as big when all said is done, but they’res still tasty! I’ve been making these pancakes for a while now and it can be modified with additional ingredients, like chocolate chips, cinnamon, peanut butter powder, sprinkles – whatever you like. 1/2 C cottage cheese…