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New Year – New Beginnings 2013

So this year my dream team Cody & Alana are doing a 90 Day challenge with the gym members. I am beyond stoked on this challenge. The last 90 day challenge I was on vacation and had some learning curves to get through, not that I am making excuses … I just didn’t give it my ALL.

This 90 day challenge there is a lot more to it and I am so excited. I am a sponge ready to learn and ready to push my mind and body to the limits. I had my first consultation with Cody and he touched on something that really got to me. I was really proud of myself that I didn’t “emotionally eat” during the holidays (I lost my mom during Christmas) I thought I over came that and although I wasn’t eating boxes of Sees candy or Bags of cookies this year, after a third party looking at my food logs and my social posts on Facebook …. I still am emotionally eating.  Now I am not beating myself up because there is something to celebrate in the fact that I had ONE piece of candy and not a box AND I logged it. I still need to be aware of my eating habit.  Especially, when I am at an 8 week plateau and getting frustrated about it. I am ready to win this challenge. I mean there are some awesome goodies to win and a cash prize!!! Muahahahaha  I KNOW I CAN WIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It was also pretty interesting that I had to take some quizzes to take before my visit with Cody. I scored SUPER high in my readiness for this challenge but my social stimulus was really low. So if you are my friend and we hang out and you put non healthy options in front of me … I am reconsidering our friendship. HA!!! Now that I said that it doesn’t meant you have to be on egg shells around me, after all its your body your choice, but it would help me out if you didn’t eat a cupcake right in front of my face and tell me how delicious it is. I know it is B!

So I Cody gave me my food menus from http://www.eatthismuch.com

I am to eat between 1600-1800 calories of which needs to be 130g protein and 40% calories in fat.  Also I need to step up my workouts to be more cardio. So I will be incorporating my jogging (even though I suck at running) and hiking on the weekends. This is perfect that I have the Neverland 5k next weekend at Disneyland. BOOYA!!!!

Here is the first menu

Breakfast – Classic Omelet (2 eggs, 1oz cheddar cheese, 2 slices of bacon crumbled)  4 slices of bacon on the side (532.6 cals)

Snack– Cottage cheese fluff 2 slices of bacon <this is my favorite snack thus far> (.5c cottage cheese, .35oz diet lemon jello mix, .17c cool whip) Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until creamy. Refrigerate until ready to eat. Best to cool overnight.

Lunch– 5 minute Pepperoni Pizza (1oz pepperoni, 2oz mozzarella, .5c broccoli) form a 3×2 pepperoni crust on a lined baking sheet, lay 1oz of cheese on top of the roni, then the broccoli, then the remaining cheese. Place in oven top rack on broil for 5 mins. – Reheated very nicely

Snack– 12oz nonfat Greek yogurt  ( I added cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice to add some flavor)

Dinner – Simple Fish Chowder and Fruit Salad ( 1c tomatoes, 1.5 stalk medium celery, Italian seasoning, & I added a red pepper flakes for a little spice, 4oz of cod – I used Tilapia) Slice the celery and tomatoes put  all ingredients but the fish in a stock pot, make sure you put in all the juice from the tomato, bring to a boil over medium heat. Place the fish in the pot and cook for 5-10mins or 10-15 if frozen. Cook until the fish is flaky and opaque in color. I added about 1/8c of water.  Fruit salad – 2c Strawberry halves & 2c Blueberries

Enjoy!

-A

Recipe Monday 10/8/12

Bacon Wrapped Eggs

Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs
  • 6 slices of bacon

(serves 3)

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Heat a skillet on medium-high heat. Add the bacon and cook for 4-5 minutes, so that it’s still flexible not fully cooked.

2. Spray a muffin tin with cooking spray.  Wrap the bacon around the edge of each muffin cup.  Crack the eggs, one at a time, into a shallow bowl and pour carefully into each muffin cup.

3. Bake for 10-15 minutes until the whites have set and the yolk is to your desired consistency.

4. Serve (2 per person) with sweet potatoes or avocado & tomatoes to complete the meal.

Cook extra bacon. Eat extra bacon. Bacon is good for you …. Bacon Rad – Gluten Bad

GO BACON!

-A

Recipe Monday 9/10/12

EGG MUFFINS

Ingredients

1/2 pound any meat cooked (I use uncured bacon)

12 eggs

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Veggies of your choice chopped

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Lightly grease 12 muffin cups, or line with paper muffin liners.

2. Beat eggs in a large bowl. Stir in your veggies & meat. Spoon by 1/3 cupfuls into muffin cups.

3. Bake in preheated oven until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean, 20 to 25 minutes.

** Tip: I freeze these in a freezer bag 2 at a time and pull them out for a quick breakfast, nuke them for about 45 seconds or until warm.

Recipe Monday 9/3/12

I use to love egg in a hole. I found this idea in my recent Fitness magazine and switched it up a bit.

Egg in a Ring

2 eggs

1 tsp olive oil

1 red bell pepper (cut into ¾ rings)

Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a small nonstick skillet over medium heat

Place two 3/4-inch-thick red bell pepper rings in skillet.

Crack an egg into center of rings and cook until white is just firm

1 to 2 minutes; flip and cook about 2 minutes more.

Serve with 1/2 avocado, thinly sliced, and ½ a sweet potato

-A