Weekly Eats and Workouts

Woke up early to get ready to substitute teach in 4th grade and got the call for snow day! I couldn’t get back to sleep so I decided to eat a quick breakfast, do this blog and take advantage of my morning! I plan on doing some yoga and a good weight lifting routine as well as do a little cleaning! Then the rest of the day is mine to relax and do something fun ūüôā

Today’s post is all about a typical week for eating and working out. I keep track of all this each day on my Iphone with the app “Lose It”; I’m not trying to lose weight but it helps me see how much I eat and what I need to be eating more/less of. At first it seems like a lot of food preparation, but I spend only about 20 minutes getting my dinner ready each night. Post to come about my Sunday weekly meal preps (makes eating healthy all week so much easier!). I also make sure to workout right when I get home from school to make sure I get it done!

Meals and Workouts from the Past Week:


 B: 1/2 grapefruit, 2 egg whites/1 egg scrambled with chopped zucchini, mushrooms, spinach, broccoli, onion and some crumbled feta.

L: clementine, hummus with cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and carrots, deli turkey breast on pita with spinach and provolone slice

D: couscous with parsley and lemon, asparagus, steamed kale, and baked lemon parsley chicken breast

S: a cookie in the morning (elementary schools always have treats!), a fruit salad (banana, raspberries, kiwi) and some cashews

Workout: 15 minute Popsugar workout, 10 minutes yoga, 30 minutes dancing with kids I babysit ūüôā walk Sadie 30 minutes


B: pumpkin spice overnight oat parfait (see recipe in my first blog post)

L: leftovers chicken and couscous on top of a kale, spinach, tomato, broccoli, carrot, zucchini salad

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D: crockpot bbq pork chops, broccoli slaw mixed with diced apple, dried cranberries, pecans and apple cider vinegar dressing, 1/2 sweet potato with cinnamon

S: clementine, 2 cups air popped popcorn in coconut oil with sea salt

Workouts: 10 min. zumba, 50 min. pilates, walk Sadie 1 1/2 hours total all day


B: 1/2 grapefruit, scrambled egg with kale, tomatoes,zucchini, asparagus, mushrooms, feta, slice of bacon

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L: 2 slices cinnamon raisin bread with almond butter, carrots and hummus, smoothie: banana, raspberry, almond milk, flaxseed, pineapple

D: baked salmon (recipe: Salhttp://natashaskitchen.com/2012/06/08/baked-salmon-with-garlic-and-dijon/) couscous, steamed broccoli, roasted cauliflower

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S: 1/2 c. harvest grain cereal, almond milk, strawberries, some chips and salsa (not super good choices)

Workout: 10 min. yoga, 30 min HIIT workout, walk Sadie 70 minutes total


B: oatmeal with banana, almond butter, almond milk, strawberries

L: leftover broccoli slaw, avocado and egg salad on a pita, carrots/hummus

D:¬†leftover pork, broccoli, cauliflower, and remaining couscous (it lasted all week! that’s why meal prep is awesome!)

S: cashews, 1/2 Cliff Bar, smoothie: kale, mango, raspberries, almond milk

Workout: 20 minute reggae dance workout

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