#MacroFriendlyMondays — Smoked Salmon Rice Cakes!

This week’s post for a #MacroFriendlyMondays isn’t so much a recipe as it is a quick and easy meal or snack idea (#MinimalistMealPrep). This has been my go-to breakfast when I’m feeling snacky, rather than wanting a full meal. You can customize to meet your macro needs by splitting either 1 or 2 ounces of…

#MacroFriendlyMondays — Green Bean Fries—Two ways!

An entire 14oz bag of green beans is only 150 calories! This is great if you are a #VolumeEater like me! I have them almost nightly as a side with dinner. Roasted green beans are 💯! Method: Steam in the microwave per package (6 minutes for me), drain, then spread on a baking sheet lined…

How To Track Gourmet Cookies

Update to add: I now have a PDX Cookie Company affiliate code for you guys! Use “CookieGains” for 10% off your order! After my PDX Cookie Co and Waffle Queen Wookie reviews, I had several requests to explain how I track gourmet cookies when they don’t have any nutrition info provided. As I mentioned in…

How I Use #DessertEveryDay As One Of My Nutrition #SuccessStrategies

Ladies, Listen Up! Eat The Dessert! 🍪🍫🍩🧁🍨 Whatever food you truly love and enjoy, you can get to a place where you work it in. Whether it’s sweets or salty snacks, don’t avoid foods you love. Life is too short to not enjoy yourself and it will actually help you make more progress to include…

#GiveMe30HabitProject 09.01.2020 {#Moderation365}

Welcome to the 21st habit in the #GiveMe30HabitProject!! See this post for all the details and backstory! This month’s habit is to dip your toe in the water and see what it’s like to practice #Moderation365! The challenge this month is to pick one thing that would make your nutrition a little more enjoyable and incorporate it…

How I “Splurge” When Dining At Restaurants

Are you an oyster fan, yay or nay? 🦪 Oysters (raw or steamed) can be an excellent #MacroFriendly option when dining out. Macros per 3 ounces: ~70 kcal, 2g fat, 4g carb, 8g protein. Depending on the size of the oysters, you may have 6 to 12 ounces in a dozen. They taste phenomenal with…

The Not-So-Classic Cobb

Lunches a few weeks back turned out amazing! I will be making this #MacroMicroBowl again! I enjoyed it so much, I think it will go in as part of my regular rotation. I’m calling it The Not-So-Classic Cobb 🥗 What I really love is that it only took about an hour to prep everything for…

#MacroFriendlyMonday — Cookies & Cream Protein Bowl

I’m a die hard cookies and cream fan. Experimenting with a #MacroFriendly version of the Edwards Oreo pies and it’s a keeper! This is packed with protein and healthy enough for breakfast! You could also triple it and make a pie by using a premade Oreo crust. 🥣 Ingredients:✅ 12 oz Siggis dairy plain Skyr…

Feta Smothered Greens {2 Ingredient Recipe}

All you need is 2 minutes and 2 ingredients for the easiest and most delicious side dish ever! Bonus: it looks fancy!🧀🥬 For one serving: Steam one bag of Fresh Express Salad baby greens mix in the microwave (I just poke holes in the bag with a fork) for 2 minutes. Place on a dish….

#MacroFriendlyMonday — Rock N Roll Sushi {Restaurant Review}

  In case you are interested, I reviewed Stix, which is another local sushi / hibachi restaurant. That post can be found here. Reader Questions:1/ Have you tried any new restaurants during quarantine that I should know about?2/ Would you try the squid salad? P.S. If you are interested in getting a custom set of…

A Quick #MacroHack {Vlog}

  ✅ When using salad dressings like vinaigrettes that have a lot of oil that separates to the top, you can save on fat and calories by discarding a good portion of it. ✅ Note: I am not advocating avoiding using some oil or fats in your salad, as you need them to help absorb…