Insanity Max: 30, Meal Planning

Insanity Max: Week 1

At least I only ate one entire pumpkin pie over the Thanksgiving holiday, right? I'm sure I'm not the only one coming out of the weekend ready to get back on track. It's also a good time to start hunkering down on meal prep and planning so I can start the new year ready and… Continue reading Insanity Max: Week 1

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Rain, Rain Go Away-October 21

The forecast is looking pretty dreary for the next week. Gone are the almost 80 degree days filled with sunshine. Fall is here—and just in time for Halloween. What a cruel trick. Chris and I started month three of P90X3. Four more weeks and we have completed it all. I'm really proud. I'm not proud… Continue reading Rain, Rain Go Away-October 21

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My Plan for the Week of September 9

Anyone else get in food ruts? Because I sure do. What's easy gets old after a while. At the same time though, I keep easy around because, well, it's easy. How to change-up easy? That's was my quest when I was creating my meal plan for this week. But first—updates! Chris and I just started… Continue reading My Plan for the Week of September 9

2017 Meal Planning, Insanity Max: 30, Recipes

Pumpkin Energy Bites

From Beachbody Fixate Pumpkin Pie Energy Bites Pumpkin energy bites In a food processor mix: 1 C pitted dates (soak for 10 minutes in water first) ½ C pecans Pulse 1/3 C pumpkin puree 2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 tsp hazelnut extract 1 tsp maple syrup ¼ unsweet coconut pinch of salt Pulse, scrape,… Continue reading Pumpkin Energy Bites

2017 Meal Planning, Recipes

Southwest Breakfast Frittata

From Beachbody Fixate Breakfast Frittata 12 eggs-beaten dash of salt leftover chicken stuffed bell peppers Remove filling from peppers and place in a bowl. Dice cooked pepper. Mix with eggs Pour into a greased baking dish. Cover with foil, broil last five minutes with no foil (This is when you add cheese if you want… Continue reading Southwest Breakfast Frittata

2017 Meal Planning, Recipes

Southwest Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers

From Beachbody Fixate Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers 4 medium bell peppers cut in half and emptied ¼ C chopped onion 1 tbs olive oil 1 c garlic chopped ½ C tomato sauce 1 C cooked quinoa ½ C drained and rinsed black beans ½ C frozen corn 1 ½ tsp lime juice 3 tbs fresh… Continue reading Southwest Chicken Stuffed Bell Peppers

2017 Meal Planning, Recipes

Banana Apple Muffins

From Beachbody Fixate Banana Apple Muffin Banana Apple Muffins Wet 2 eggs (lightly beaten) 2 mashed ripe bananas 1tbs melted butter --Mix Dry 1 ½ C almond flour ¾ tsp baking soda 1 dash salt --Whisk Mix dry with wet Add ½ C chopped apple (or other fruit) Mix until even Bake at 350 degrees… Continue reading Banana Apple Muffins

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Meal Plan Week Start August 12 and 19

Last week was insanely busy and followed by a weekend out of town. That means you are getting this week's meal plan a little late, but I am throwing in next week's early. Warning—I'm back on a bento box kick. They're the easiest and I love that you can just graze on them. Things are… Continue reading Meal Plan Week Start August 12 and 19

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Meal Plan for Week Start July 22

So yeah—no meal plan posted last week and this one was a few days late. Life gets crazy busy sometimes. Last weekend I had an away bout in Paducah, KY. I also had a really busy week at work so I just couldn't get to creating a meal plan. Does that mean I just blew… Continue reading Meal Plan for Week Start July 22