Monday, November 16, 2015

Menu Plan - Week of 11/16/15



My meal prepping starts with hydration.  I'm trying some new water combinations this week... Strawberry, Cucumber, Lime, Mint and Strawberry Mango.  The Lemon, Lime and Apple is also making a re-appearance from last week.  I am particularly proud of this week's plan, but I'm not sure exactly why. 


Monday

*Workout* - Yoga and/or Total Body Cardio






















Breakfast:  Quinoa Porridge with Berries and Yogurt

Lunch:  Chicken Sliders on Sweet Potato Waffle Fries with Apple/Cranberry Slaw




Snack:  Carrots and Hummus

Dinner:  Bacon Cheeseburger Pie, Romaine Salad


Tuesday

*Workout* - Total Body Cardio

Breakfast:  Hot water Omelet with spinach, mushroom and onion, banana

Snack:  Apples and Hazelnut Spread

Lunch:  Avocado Tuna Salad on Green Tomatoes, Carrot Chips

Snack:  Breakfast Bar



Dinner:  Chipotle Chicken Chili, Corn



Wednesday

*Workout* - Upper Fix

Breakfast:  PB and J Waffle, Potatoes and Onions

Snack:  Yogurt and Granola

Lunch:  Bbq Chicken Tacos, Corn, Tortilla Chips

Snack:  Grapes

Dinner:  Sushi Bowl (I haven't had this in a while)



Thursday

*Workout* - Lower Fix

Breakfast:  Blueberry/Banana Protein Smoothie

Snack:  Applesauce and Granola

Lunch:  Chicken and Broccoli Crepes, Brussels


Before the Bake


Dinner:  Honey Lemon Chicken over Quinoa, Broccoli Stir Fry


Friday

*Workout* - Cardio (normal)

Breakfast:  Quiche with green salsa, Banana

Snack:  Breakfast Bar

Mexican version om the left, Lemon Pepper on the right, which will be used for next week's plan


Lunch:  Mexican Chicken, Rice, Black Beans

Dinner:  Mustard Tilapia, Baked Potato, Brussels


Saturday

Breakfast:  Omelet in a bag, Multi-grain Waffle

Snack:  Protein Smoothie

Lunch:  Vivios @ Eastern Market

Dinner:  Leftover Chipoltle Chili over Baked Sweet Potato

*Workout* - Dirty 30


Sunday

Breakfast:  Hoping someone will take me out :-)

*Workout* - Upper fix & 10 Minute Abs

Lunch:  Undecided

Dinner:  Meatballs, Rice, Black Eyed Peas, Green Beans




NO loss, NO gain.
  

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Menu Plan - Week of 11/09/2015



This week has a bit of carry over.  I made some things that I will most likely cook next week, and may have leftovers for lunches as well.  I'll have some new things, new gadgets, recipes etc. to share, so stay tuned!

The beginning...


Monday

*Workout* - Yoga

Breakfast:  Protein Shake, Homemade Breakfast Bar



Snack:  Apples and Peanut Butter

Lunch:  Greek Taco, Sweet Potato Tortilla Chips


Snack:  Tuna and Cucumbers

Dinner:  Raja's Tacos, Refried Beans



Tuesday

*Workout* - Total Body Cardio (LORD help me)

Breakfast:  Quiche with fresh salsa, banana

This one has a potato "crust" with spinach, red pepper and mushrooms


Snack:  Grapes

Lunch:  Fruity Chicken Salad, Ciabatta bread, Lentil soup

Snack:  Choconana Smoothie


Dinner:  Chicken and Waffles, Hashbrowns



Wednesday

*Workout* - Dirty 30

Breakfast:  Protein Shake, Homemade Breakfast Bar

Snack:  Hummus and Carrots

Lunch:  Greek Pizza, Kale Chips

Snack:  Apple Slices


The start of something good...



Dinner:  Chicken Fried Rice, Baked Eggrolls



Thursday

*Workout* - Lower Fix

Breakfast:  Quinoa Porridge (for real this time) with berries and yogurt

Snack:  Crackers and Hazelnut spread

Lunch:  Taco Salad

Dinner:  Falafel Chicken Meatballs, Zoodles with Pesto, Brussels


Friday

*Workout* - 10 minute abs

Breakfast:  Quiche

Snack:  Protein Smoothie

Lunch:  Buffalo Chicken Burger with cranberry apple slaw, Orzo Pasta Salad

Dinner:  Whatever leftovers ye shall find


Saturday

Breakfast:  Omelet in a bag, Multi-grain Waffle

Snack:  Yogurt and Granola

Lunch:  Leftover Something

Dinner:  Bacon Cheeseburger Pie, Salad

*Workout* - Pilates or Cardio and a jog


Sunday

Breakfast:  Crepes, Sausage, Potatoes and Onions

*Workout* - Upper fix

Lunch:  Leftovers on repeat

Dinner:  Lemon Basil Chicken, Baked Potato, Broccoli




I promise I will weigh myself this week.
  

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Menu Plan - Week of 11/02/15



This week's photo is a picture of some of what I cooked last week, since I missed posting my "non-existent" meal plan.  I promise to do better :-)




Monday

*Workout* - Yoga

Breakfast:  Peach and Berry Protein Smoothie 

Snack:  Pretzels

Lunch:  Tuna Melt, Kale Chips


Snack:  Hummus, Carrots

Dinner:  Leftovers




Tuesday

*Workout* - Upper Body

Breakfast:  Grits and Sausage

Snack:  Graze Flapjack

Lunch:  Stuffed Pepper (from pic above), Cauliflower soup

Snack:  Protein Smoothie

Dinner:  Taco Pie, Tortilla Chips, Corn



Wednesday

*Workout* - Dirty 30

Breakfast:  Quinoa Porridge (recipe borrowed from a fitness expert on IG)

Snack:  Hummus and Carrots

Lunch:  Chicken Chili over Sweet Potato, Corn

Snack:  Kiwi

Dinner:  Chicken Fajita Pasta



Thursday

*Workout* - Lower Fix

Breakfast:  PB and J on a multi-grain waffle

Snack:  Tuna on Cucumbers

Lunch:  Greek Chicken Taco, Sweet potato tortilla chips

Dinner:  Undecided (Maybe I can get someone to take me out OR cook for me)



Friday

*Workout* - 10 minute abs

Breakfast:  PB & B protein smoothie

Lunch:  Sweet Potato Soup, Chicken Shawarma

Snack:  Cucumber, Red Onion, Green Tomatoes, Cheese

Dinner:  Buffalo Chicken Burgers with Spinach, Sweet Potato Fries


Saturday

Breakfast:  Quinoa Porridge with Banana and Almonds

Snack:  Fruit Salad

Lunch:  Leftover Chicken Burger, Lentil Soup

Dinner:  Chicken Fried Rice

*Workout* - Maybe I'll try Pilates again (maybe)



Sunday

Breakfast:  Crepes, Hashbrown Casserrole 

*Workout* - A lot of housework and a long walk (weather permitting)

Lunch:  Smoothie Bowl, Multi-grain waffle

Dinner:  Leftover Salisbury Steak, Noodles, Cabbage




Maybe one day this ticker will make some significant movement (just maybe).
  

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Menu Plan - Week of 10/19/2015

So I spent hours in the kitchen, on my calendar and Pinterest to come up with this week's plan.  I don't have many pictures to show from last week's meals, mostly because I forgot to take some, but I strayed from my plan a few days (in a good way). 

My "mama's" potatoes and onions

The beginning of this week...



Monday

*Workout* - Yoga

Breakfast:  Peach and Berry Protein Smoothie 

Snack:  Blueberry Muffin 

Lunch:  Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad (made with one of these beauties right here)


Snack:  Raisin Bran, Banana

Dinner:  Leftovers



Tuesday

*Workout* - Lower Body

Breakfast:  Leftover Potatoes and Onions, Fish

Snack:  Kiwi

Lunch:  Spinach/Kale Manicotti, Brussels, Sweet Potatoes, Breadstick



Snack:  Yogurt and Granola

Dinner:  Orange Chicken Meatballs, Veggie Fried Rice



Wednesday

*Workout* - Dirty 30

Breakfast:  Choconana Smoothie

Snack:  Hummus and Crackers

Lunch:  Sweet Potato soup, Green Grilled Cheese (Pesto,Green Tomato, avocado, spinach, provolone, feta)

Snack:  Kale Chips

Note to self:  Baby Kale does not a great chip make, stick to the grown up leaves :-)


Dinner:  Fish Tacos, Refried Beans, Fiesta Corn



Thursday

*Workout* - Regular Cardio

Breakfast:  PB and J on a multi-grain waffle

Snack:  Yogurt

Lunch:  Fruity Chicken Salad, Sweet potato/carrot chips

Dinner:  Salmon and Ravioli in Lemon Butter Sauce, Brussels and Broccoli



Friday

*Workout* - 10 minute abs

Breakfast:  Blueberry banana smoothie

Snack:  Chocolate Pretzels

Lunch:  Greek Chicken Taco, Sweet potato tortilla chips

Dinner:  Sausage, Peppers, Onions and Potatoes, Haluski (Fried Cabbage and Noodles)


Saturday

Breakfast:  Chicken Biscuits, Hashbrown Casserole

*Workout* - All the walking I will do at Cedar Point's Halloweekends!



Sunday

Breakfast:  MYOB - Wanda is sleeping in

*Workout* - Do I really need a workout today?  If so, upper body will do

Lunch:  Subway - Eat fresh!

Dinner:  Some form of chicken and mac and cheese, sweet potatoes




  

Monday, October 12, 2015

Menu Plan - Week of 10/12/2015


It feels so good to be doing this again!  I have not made a meal plan in at least a month and have probably not posted it here in an even longer time.  This weeks meals aren't exactly all "healthy" but I am easing back in gradually. 



Monday

*Workout* - Yoga

Breakfast:  Protein Smoothie 

Snack:  Banana Muffin (homemade of course, and surprisingly so since I am NOT a baker)

Lunch:  Italian Lunch @ work

Dinner:  Thai Chicken Pizza, Breadsticks



Tuesday

*Workout* - Lower Body

Breakfast:  Chocolate and Banana Protein Smoothie (this is made with Fairlife chocolate milk, a banana and vanilla protein powder)

Snack:  Trail Mix

Lunch:  Super Food Salad

Snack:  Yogurt and Granola

Dinner:  Salmon Pockets, Orzo, Peas, Carrots and Brussels



Wednesday

*Workout* - Dirty 30

Breakfast:  Peach Mango Protein Smoothie

Snack:  Applesauce

Lunch:  Green Enchilada soup, Quesadilla dippers

Dinner:  Chicken Eggrolls, Veggie Lo Mein

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Thursday

*Workout* - Regular Cardio

Breakfast:  Raisin Bran Crunch


Snack:  Protein Smoothie

Lunch:  Tuna Melt, Kale chips

Dinner:  "Cheesesteak"  stuffed peppers, Potatoes and Onions (My mama style)


Friday

*Workout* - 10 minute abs

Breakfast:  Mutigrain Waffle with PB

Snack:  Yogurt

Lunch:  Greek Chicken Taco, Sweet potato tortilla chips

Dinner:  Mustard Tilapia, Rice, Black Eyed Peas



Saturday

Breakfast:  Apple Oatmeal

*Workout* - Total Body Cardio

Snack:  Banana Chocolate Smoothie

Lunch:  Leftovers

Dinner:  Fry Fest - Ravioli, Mac and Cheese, Zucchini, Green Tomatoes


Sunday

Breakfast:  Spinach Crepe, Hashbrowns, Sausage 

*Workout* - Upper Body

Snack:  Pretzels

Lunch:  Out with the Family

Dinner:  Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans



Pictures of this weeks meals will follow with next week's meal plan. 


  

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Menu Plan - Week of 06/15/2015



While looking at a meal plan for one of my buddies on Fat Secret, I liked how she showed pictures of what she actually had.  So, from now on, each week's plan with have pictures from the previous (and current) week where available.  This will give you some insight into what I made and also to maybe try some of the things yourself. 


Monday

*Workout* - Yoga

Breakfast:  Fruity Protein Smoothie 

Snack:  Tuna on Cucumbers (repeat because its good)



Lunch:  Zoodles with meat sauce, broccoli

Snack:  Green smoothie


Dinner:  Buffalo chicken chimichanga, Sweet potato soup




Tuesday

*Workout* - Total Body Cardio

Breakfast:  PB and B Protein Smoothie

Snack:  Blueberry Muffin

Lunch:  Buffalo Chicken Quesadilla

Snack:  Applesauce and Granola

Dinner:  Chicken Fried Rice




Wednesday

*Workout* - Upper Body

Breakfast:  Banana Berry Protein Smoothie

Snack:  Oatmeal with cranberries and apples

Lunch:  Chicken Fried Rice, Chicken Kebob

Snack:  Pretzel chips and peanut butter

Dinner:   Honey Lemon Chicken over Zoodles and Carrots, Broccoli

Wednesday is also farmer's market day and I got something I didn't even know was available for consumers... A Stevia Plant!  It is so sweet and perfect addition to tea and even my fruit infused water.  I got a mint plant too, orange mint to be exact. 



Then, when I checked the mail, I had my first FREE Graze Box!  Four little snacks in perfectly packaged portions.  Join now and use referral code:  LAWAND3WP so we can both earn more free boxes. 




Thursday

*Workout* - Lower Body

Breakfast:  Banana Berry Protein Smoothie


Snack:  Yogurt and Granola

Lunch:  Avocado Chicken Salad, Pretzel Bread, Sweet potato and carrot chips

Snack:  Trail Mix

Dinner:  Cubed Steak with onions and green peppers, Rice, Broccoli


Friday

*Workout* - Regular Cardio

Breakfast:  PB and B Protein Smoothie

Snack:  Kale Chips

Lunch:  Leftover Honey Lemon Chicken over Rice

Snack:  Green Smoothie

Dinner:  Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo Bake


Saturday

Breakfast:  Apple Oatmeal

*Workout* - Pilates

Snack:  Smoothie Bowl

Lunch:  Something with mini-me

Dinner:  Sushi Bowl, Spring Roll


Sunday

Breakfast:  Spinach Crepe, Potatoes and Onions with Sausage 

*Workout* - Dirty 30

Snack:  Green Smoothie

Lunch:  Leftovers

Dinner:  Totalllly undecided