Meal Prepping

Hi Everyone and Happy July! Yesterday was meal prep Sunday for my husband and I. We recently purchased this on amazon: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B0742M47V5/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and are excited to keep the momentum going. These reusable containers are BPA free, dishwasher and micro safe. I personally do not put plastic in the microwave, but this means you could. Anyhow yesterday…

Grilling

As the summer is in full swing, an easy way to stay with protocol is grilling. I LOVE to grill everything and everything on my grill (okay maybe not IP packets). Some of the things I like to grill: Roasted Broccoli Cilantro lime chicken Beef tenderloin/filet Zucchini medley Cedar plank salmon All of these are…

Stevia and gluten free products!

Hi everyone! Coach Laura here. I wanted to talk with you a bit about the Stevia sweetened products and gluten-free products. Some of us having stricter dietary restrictions and I wanted to highlight two topics that are close to my heart. I personally have been gluten free for over 8 months and that works well for me….

Accountability

Hi, all-Coach Laura here. I just wanted to speak briefly to accountability. I have been in maintenance for almost 2 years and I know that at times I can slip into bad habits, but know that I have to get right back on. The last two months I have been weighing myself at the beginning…

Valentine’s Day

Hello, lovelies; Coach Laura here. I wanted to send a quick blog post with a few tips on what to do on the holiday of love since much of it is tied to food. I know for myself personally, going out to restaurants can be a difficult feat to do and my husband and I…

Zoodles!

If you don’t already have a spiralizer in your home, you need one! I can not tell you how many times a week I make zoodles. It can be an excellent spaghetti replacement and it has also been an addition to a nice cold “pasta” salad” recently. quick recipe: 2 zucchinis 1-2 tsp olive oil…

Zucchini Chips-my new obsession

These are so tasty and incredibly simple to make INGREDIENTS 2 large zucchinis Olive oil spray Kosher salt/pepper/garlic powder etc INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 225 degrees Fahrenheit. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper. Slice your zucchini into super thin slices with a knife or mandolin. After you slice your zucchini, place the slices on…

One Week down of the “Revamp”

So checking in since it has been one week since I decided to do a revamp of protocol eating and wanted to drop some excess weight. Since last week I have dropped 6.6 pounds, 3 inches and I am feeling better physically, which is the most important thing to me. What I have found that…

Knowing when its time to reboot

Hello lovelies…Its been a little while since my last post because of a myriad of reasons, but the bottom line is, its time for a reboot. As I write this, Andrew and I are returning from our two-week honeymoon where we let go completely. I’d like to write and say we enjoyed every moment of…

Every day I’m Shuffling

Life is the bay area is fast paced and busy. I currently work two jobs which take me into four different settings, enjoying newly wedded life, studying for licensing exams, friend to many, and doggy and kitty mommy to two. Having phased off of Ideal Protein in August of last year, making sure I maintain…