Monday, April 27, 2015

Nailed It

I have been trying to eat clean for my daily life. Don't get confused, I'm not some die hard believer of that silly saying, "Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels." Umm, clearly whoever said this, has never had shrimp and grits from the heart of New Orleans. Or raviolis in Little Italy. Or 4 Rivers BBQ. You get the point.

But I am conscious of my day to day and the need for healthy eating and living and all that jazz. For example, I don't have a cookie just cause it's a cookie and it's there. I'm not wasting the calories on any ol'choc chip, know what I mean?

Some days I fail, some days I soar. I work in an office environment where it's always someone's birthday, therefore there's always someone's cake. And if that doesn't happen, like clockwork at 3pm each day, I hit the crash and feel like if I do not get a sugar fix as soon as like yesterday, I will lose my mind. Basically, I turn into my Poppy and "just need a little somethin' sweet and cold to drink, dah'lin". Brooklyn accent optional.

Alas, I have found what does work for me is to meal prep yummy, nutritional meals that serve my body and mind some type of balanced purpose. I must say that last night...last night I hit the ball out of the park for my meal prepping for today's breakfast, lunch, and snackies.

Nailed.It.

We've got:
my yogurt with fresh fruit topping for bfast;
two small lunches since that works best for me-a salad and then salmon with vegs and sweet potato;
healthy snacks that will quench salty or sweet urges

By the way, the green things in the baggy? Those are dehydrated snap peas and those are damn delicious. Get you some! Now let's see what Tuesday-Thursday bring. I've got goals and high ambitions, my friends.



Do you meal prep or wing it?

Until we meet again,
M

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