#KaciDoesKickStart – Navigating Frustrating Stimuli!

Very many times in the past, I have not responded to a frustrating stimulus in the best manner. I will often start dumping the thoughts in my head (which are unsane as @DrKashey would say and emotion driven) immediately out into words. This does not help in any capacity. It only makes my frustration worse…

#KaciDoesKickStart – Focus On Systems + Processes!

In the KickStart program, I am learning to do things on purpose and with purpose. One of the ways I’ve learned to do that is through collecting data so that I can make the most informed decisions about how my body responds to stimuli I give it. The reason why it is so important to…

#KaciDoesKickStart – Distract the Toddler!

This week as part of the KickStart Program, we are learning how to tame our inner toddler (the brat that screams for unhealthy coping mechanisms when we are stressed, bored, etc.) and say yes to ourselves instead of giving into the “child’s tantrum.” We were tasked to come up with our own distraction techniques and…

#KaciDoesKickStart – The Side Effects of Change!

One of the assignments for KickStart this past week was to come up with our top five side effects of change and write them out. These are essentially all of the other benefits come packaged along with making positive changes (besides just the desired outcomes those changes themselves bring). The purpose of having these handy…

#KaciDoesKickStart

Gold freaking nugget I got from Dr. Kashey in one of the KickStart training videos this week! Every decision that we make will either move us in the direction of the outcome we are after, or further away from it. There’s no standstill. Even with a thought, every time you repeat it, you reinforce it….

#KaciDoesKickStart

Never in my life have I seen a kitchen scale like this! Some of these measurements I’ve never even heard of before, but what really blew me away was it measures down to the 10th of a gram! If the basic tools for the Trevor Kashey Nutrition KickStart Program are this freaking on point, can…

#75Hard Day 56: How To Make A #MacroMicroBowl {Vlog}

View this post on Instagram ▶️ See visual examples and recipes for my favorites under #MacroMicroBowl (aka hot/cold salad). The name is such because it is a HUGE bowl with all your macros and micros! ▶️ What it actually is: base of lettuce (usually butter or kale mix), lots of roasted veggies, sometimes fruit, a…

Meal Plan Template {Free Download!}

Whether you are interested in learning how to meal prep, but don’t love the idea of eating leftovers ad nauseam, don’t know how to choose a recipe, aren’t sure how to schedule you meals, or all of the above, don’t worry! I’ve got you covered with this one, simple tool!

A Few Of My Favorite Things #6 {Healthy Baking Kitchen Essentials}

  Sharing a few things that make healthy baking a little bit easier!   Parchment Paper Liners These are so much more convenient than making your own from parchment paper. Great for making muffins and mini meatloaves. I like these better than the silicone because I don’t have to wash them, but they usually do…

The Ultimate Healthy Convenience Item List for #MinimalistMealPrep

My personal meal prep method has evolved to be this: spend as little time as possible to get the job done (#MinimalistMealPrep). Instead of doing everything myself or making everything from scratch, I find shortcuts where I can that don’t sacrifice health in the process. I want to encourage others to do the same, especially…

Reasons Why I Use A Kitchen Scale

Something I use all the time in the kitchen is my digital kitchen scale and I wanted to shed some light on why! 1/ It provides the most accurate means for meal tracking while losing (or maintaining) weight. Portions listed on labels can be measured by grams and ounces, and if you are seriously trying…