• 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.…

  • Meal Prep,  Recipes

    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…

  • Recipes

    Grilled Salmon Patties | Recipe of the Week

    This week’s recipe is inspired by @FitMenCook who also has an awesome YouTube channel of delicious recipes made with healthy macros in mind. Last week I was planning for meal prep Sunday, and he had posted an Instagram video of salmon patties as an alternative for grilling at a barbecue. I didn’t have all of the same ingredients as Kevin, but I was able to make it work with what I had in the house. I’ve made salmon patties in the past, but this recipe called for a few extra steps and ingredients that made binding and cooking easier. what you’ll need  10 ounces salmon – I used Kirkland canned…

  • Meal Prep,  Recipes

    Meal Prep Sunday | Week of 6.26.16

    Here’s another quick meal prep Sunday that I made the week we got home from our Vancouver trip – read about our trip here! I made it a point to eat healthy my first week back since I ate everything I wanted while on vacation – macros don’t count on vacation. For last week’s meal prep, I stuck to basics and what I knew would fit my macros best for the week, and also tried one new recipe. Salmon Fillets This is my go to meal prep if I’m looking for good, healthy macros. I like to buy the salmon fillets from Costco, which are six to eight ounces each,…

  • Recipes

    Salmon Tortilla Soup | Recipe of the Week

    Last week I was putting together a salad with some of the store bought packaged salmon, and on the back of the Chicken of the Sea package I saw this recipe: salmon tortilla soup. Done! I always see chicken tortilla soup recipes floating around on Pinterest, but since I don’t eat chicken I’ve never made any of them. Sure I could make them vegetarian style with beans or tofu, but I feel like it just wouldn’t be the same. I love salmon though, I always have, even when fish wasn’t in my diet so this was the perfect replacement. Making meals with my Crock Pot is my favorite ways to cook and…