Two posts in one day…WHAT?!?! I’m just so excited about our meal prepping on Sundays!!! I wanted to share what we have planned for the week so I figured I’d share a quick little post. The pictures aren’t the greatest quality because they were taken with my iPhone and I was in a rush to get it all done before the Pirate game started. Yep, the Pirates are in the playoffs and it’s such an extremely exciting time here in Pittsburgh and it’s so great to see. I was out this morning and EVERYONE was wearing a Pirates shirt which is just so cool! The game right now looks like football atmosphere more than baseball and Pittsburghers sure know how to be sports fans that’s for sure. I bet we could have a chess team and the fans would be phenomenal!
Anyway, we’ve been really working on cleaning up our diet and in order to do that it’s so very important to plan ahead of time. I love the saying “Fail to plan, plan to fail.” It is so true so we are really focusing on the planning part lately. Sundays are the best time for us to make our meals for the week and get our fruits and vegetables prepped and ready to go. We are trying to eat as clean as possible and while we aren’t weighing our food and counting macros, I hope to start doing that soon so we can really get in the zone…one thing at a time first! Along with prepping food, we are also trying to get a Green Smoothie in each day. We recently got a NurtiBullet and TONS of fruits and veggies to make all kinds of crazy concoctions (recipes to come soon!). For this coming week I prepared the following:
Grilled some salmon burgers (we already have some grilled chicken and burgers ready from yesterday)
Black beans and quinoa and you can find my black bean recipe here (I used canned black beans though which makes prep time a lot faster)
Turkey pasta sauce with mushrooms and for the most part I followed my spaghetti sauce recipe here
Spaghetti squash for the “pasta” and Trader Joes has spaghetti squash for $2.69 EACH which is an AMAZING price!
Chopped salad (I’ve been a salad snob lately and only want a good “chopped” salad). Chopped Romaine, carrots, celery, black olives, tomato, hearts of palm, sunflower seeds and avocado.
Roasted Sweet Potato coins with cinnamon (amazing!)
Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli (loving this combo roasted lately!)
*As I mentioned before, I was trying to get this done quick so I have no recipes but I will definitely try to have recipes for the future
Some shots of a beautiful Fall morning cardio session on the trail. I sure am blessed to live where I live and have the ability to get outside and enjoy this beauty!
Post cardio Green Smoothie with Kale, Sunflower Seeds, Flax, Pineapple and Honeydew