• 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.…

  • Recipes

    Peanut Butter Raspberry Rice Cakes

    This week’s recipe of the week is a pre-or post-workout meal and it’s super easy – peanut butter raspberry topped rice cakes. I tried this when I got home from cardio day this past weekend and I’m loving it! It’s honestly quite a simple recipe and I’m not breaking any new ground here, but I love when I find a macro friendly and delicious food I love eating. It makes everything better! My rice cakes recipe also includes one of my favorite sweet treats, this AMAZING cookie filled trail mix that I get at my local grocery store. Use any trail mix or candy you like for a little extra sweetness,…

  • Cooking,  Fitness,  Life,  Recipes

    Time For A Protein Shake

    This is going to be a short and rather boring post. It’s how I make my protein shakes. It’s a very simple recipe, but it’s low in calories with all the benefits of other protein shakes I’ve made in the past. Here’s what you’ll need: 6 – 8 ounces unsweetened almond milk, original or vanilla – 30 calories per serving 1 serving of protein powder of choice – I like EAS Complete Protein, Vanilla 150 calories per serving 4 – 6 ounces water Blender Bottle, or something to mix/blend your shake together Optional: peanut butter, flax seed, oatmeal, banana, other add-ins if you prefer, but keep in mind these add more calories…