Peanut buttery goodness

Saw an easy peanut butter recipe the other day and decided to make my own spin on it. These are perfect if maybe you are craving something sweet. These fit the bill, are healthy, and filling! Perfection.

Protein chocolate peanut butter cookies:

Ingredients: 1 cup all natural peanut butter (or nut butter of choice)
1 cup stevia
2 large eggs
2 scoop chocolate protein. (I used 22 days chocolate plant protein)

Just mix all together! Bake at 350 for ten minutes and voila! Done.

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Macros: for 8 servings
178 calories
9.5g protein
13g fat
6 carbs

Also, you can, of course, use different proteins and add different things to make it unique but the macros will change.

Enjoy!

Good luck and spring..cleansing?

Hello ladies and gents!

I must say I’m pretty excited because I have been having some pretty good luck lately with school,work and the like. My first semester of hell graduate school is almost over! Just in time for summer! And I found out I will be getting a promotion soon at work! Also, as I mentioned before I am now an Advocare distributor! This makes me super excited. I went to my first advocare meet up last week and the success stories people shared blew my mind! This product really has helped people who never thought they could be active or healthy and I’m super excited to represent this company.
As I also shared before I will be doing the herbal cleanse and sharing my results.
Got it in today and starting tomorrow!

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I can’t wait to share with you guys. I know I’ll see a huge difference. Let me show you my results so far from the products.

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That is hard to look at but I must show you so you know this works. Now listen here, from top left clockwise, that is day one,three, and nine of this product! Only 9 DAYS!! Insane results. Can’t wait to help others get the same results.
Moving on, as far as other good luck goes yesterday I stopped in to GNC only to get some of my trusty quest bars and came out will all kinds of free goodies!

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Made my day! And for some further randomness I just want to say I love Marshall’s. They always have healthy snacks and treats. Today’s finds..

20140409-134332.jpgall natural ingredient ketchup and barbecue sauce. Yummmm. No high fructose corn syrup here! Well that’s it folks posts to come soon with my herbal cleanse updates.

What I Ate Wednesday

Well well, even though I didn’t think I would have time to post again this week I manages! Even though in reality it’s because I am the Queen of procrastinating and it’s what I do best so here I am just killing time I should be spending studying. whoops.

Anyways, I actually remembered to take a picture of pretty much everything I ate! Go me! Before I show the pics let me tell you about this diet I’m on this week..it’s called I have 5 bucks til pay day. Haha postgrad life at its best.

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The items I had in order counter clockwise:
1) a chocolate chip quest bar ( which of course I inhaled post work out and forgot to snap a picture of) I was still hungry after that so I ate a piece of ostrich jerky I got this past weekend too!
2) Granny Smith apple and an ounce of roasted planters nuts
3) I threw a bunch of veggies and salsa and shredded chicken together and ate it with some black bean chips..pretty yum if I say so myself!
4) dessert-the best part of the day which was 6 oz chobani plain yogurt with 1/4 cup Nature valley protein granola, 2 tbsp. cinnamon peanut butter, 1 tbsp no sugar added strawberry jelly and half a chocolate brownie quest bar. So filling but I wanted more!

Oh yeah and all this fit my macros perfectly. Whoop whoop.

As far as exercise today was an active rest day and I just ran for 5k at an easy pace. Just glad I can run again pain free!

Oh yeah, and here’s a picture I took as I was cooking my dinner that I found hilarious.

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You had ONE job bro. Zucchini is not yellow squash in case you hadn’t noticed. Epic fail.

Ok, now off to study. maybe for sure possibly

My weekend this far

So far my weekend has consisted of catching up on my sleep, an abs and shoulder workout, and a Game of Thrones marathon. Not even ashamed. Oh yeah and this bad boy.

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Check it. A huge personal pan pizza all for under 350 calories. Yeah you read that right.

Ingredients:
Crust-
1/2 cup oat flour (ground oats)
1/3 cup egg whites
1 egg
1/2 tsp baking soda
Seasoning for taste

For sauce and toppings:
2 1/2 tbsp Huntz tomato paste
1/4 cup Huntz tomato sauce
1 medium tomato diced,squished,sautéed
1/4 cup Seasoning blend of onions, celery, red pepper sautéed
1 serving (17 pieces) of Turkey Pepperoni
*add cheese if you want but I can’t because of that whole lactose intolerant deal

Heat in oven for about 10 minutes on 350 degrees

Talk about yummy. This hit the spot for my pizza craving. It’s low carb, grease free, and just better tasting than the gross kind you would get in a restaurant! Try it out and tell me what ya think!

Now back to my marathon! ; )

Paleotastic

Well hello there, we made it through another Monday that’s something alone to be excited about!

I wanted to share my creation for dinner tonight.

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Eggplant lasagna and broccoli. A new Pinterest recipe. I don’t know what my belly would do without it.

I have been leaning towards a more paleo diet lately. Not following it to strict because I mean come on…no beans or any kind of grains!? This girl is a fan of beans and a personal oatmeal fanatic. I am more so just trying to eat all natural foods because I like to know what I’m putting into my body instead of some chemical I can’t read and I have no idea what the hell it is.

As far as my work outs go I am on week 10 of the Jamie Eason live fit program. I am almost done! Whoop whoop! I don’t know what I am going to do once I finish I think I may go with the new Les Mills beach body combat work out because I fell in love with his body pump. We shall see! Anywho, I am off to get my run on and then settle in and watch my shows. Hope everyone’s having a good week!

Food, good yummy delicious food

I wanted to share a few of my meals I have been whipping up lately. I’ve been doing so good with eating healthy and cooking all my meals.

First off, I have to show my new find. How I have not heard about this stuff until now I have no idea because I do believe it may be the best thing of ever. I’m on a mission to try crazy concoctions with every flavor.

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I may seriously be In love.

Moving on…

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Another first for me was spaghetti squash! Oh lord it was so good now I can have pasta back in my life without eating a million calories. The meal consisted of spaghetti squash, home made pasta sauce with veggies thrown in and some venison. On the side there you will see some buffalo cauliflower. And it was all way too good.

For this morning I ate this new recipe I found on Pinterest. The holy grail of recipes.

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Hawaiian over night oats. Just some oats thrown in with almond milk (may be better with coconut milk I will need to try next time) and some pineapple and coconut shreds. Perfecto!

For my work out today I did biceps/ back and me and my friend went to a local park and did sprints as ran. I think I almost died. Since I haven’t been playing soccer anymore I forget how much I demise sprints but boyyyy do they work. Now I’m off to get my rest in after all that. Hasta mañana!

Day 1

I wanted to go ahead and start off posting today. I am not sure exactly how I am going to set this blog up exactly but I will most likely start with posting my day to day activities and food so I can track my progress and show you a little about me.

I will start off with my meal for the day! Sorry I did not have time to snag a pic because I pretty much inhaled my breakfast this morning.

I started off with a Health Nut Smoothie with Soy protein from Tropical Smoothie and I must say it was delish. Yesterday I attempted my first bodypump class, which for those of you who may not know is a mix of weights and cardio, and I must say It did its job because boy am I sore today! Usually I intake a large amount of protein to ease the soreness but I was all out of my powder and my new order has not came in. So I had to break down and go buy a protein smoothie although I forgot to tell them no sugar…so now I got to work extra hard at the gym tonight. Good thing a spinning class is in my future!

For lunch I ended up throwing something together real quick because I didn’t have time at work to do much. Lunch was a salad with lettuce, spinach, tuna, and guacamole.

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It doesn’t look like much! But it was very filling and full of protein.

For a snack I ate celery with peanut butter and lucky for me a rep brought some chocolates for everyone to work so I had to have a little bit.

I just CAN’T help it. Sweets are my weakness. One step at a time with my new lifestyle but got to allow yourself some cheats along the way.

For my work out I had planned to attend a spinning class but once I got to the gym and warmed up it was clear that was not going to happen. My legs were pretty close to completely falling off after yesterdays bodypump class so I decided to take it easy and just stick to my current bootcamp plan. I currently am following Jamie Eason’s LiveFit work out program which you can find here. I am only on week two in Phase 1 but I am already seeing results! The workout today went as follows:

Shoulder/Abs:

I switched it up a bit by adding a few extra ab exercises and included weights with mine to add a little extra strength training in.

For dinner I, yet again, forgot to snap a picture but I will get better at this I promise! I ended up eating two beef patties with a small side of yellow rice.  Then I bummed it around the rest of the night for some much needed rest.