Can I still call this a blog?

So I’m not even sure I can call this a blog anymore, considering I never write anything, but sometimes I get a wild hair and decide to post again! I just found a ton of pics on my phone too, so this will probably turn into a long, rambling post.¬†I’m still doing most of the same things – CrossFit, Paleo, yadda yadda yadda. I will admit that I have been a lot more lenient with my diet lately, and I really need to get it in gear or I’m going to be kicking myself soon. Let’s just say I’ve allowed myself many more cheats in the past few weeks. Sometimes I forget that working out is not an excuse to eat whatever I want, but those workouts make me freakin’ hungry! ūüôā

So, let’s see. Last time I wrote about the 60-day fitness challenge that my gym was doing. I haven’t done my end measurements/weigh-in yet, and I’m a little nervous to do so. I didn’t stick to it as well as I should have, and I learned that 60 days is a long time for a “challenge.” Considering I already ate that way, it wasn’t much of a change, and there was no real motivation to be super strict with it. I started out well, and I really focused on what I was eating and drinking, then I slowly started straying on the weekends. Summer, it gets me every year. Warm weather = yes, I’ll have an ice cold beverage, thank you very much! Ya win some, ya lose some. I’m still sticking to the theory that it’s all about moderation. If I restrict every little thing that I eat and feel guilty when I eat something that isn’t Paleo, well that’s not really good. Yes, my views have changed since I first went Paleo, and that’s okay with me. I did realize the other day that I’ve only had one bagel in the past 14 months. That is crazy, considering I used to have them at least twice a week. Mmmmm, bagels! The real thing to talk about here is how I feel about my body after these two months of the challenge. Really, three, if I’m comparing to when I first started CrossFit. I’m really having mixed feelings about it. I KNOW I’m gaining muscle, I KNOW I’m getting stronger, I KNOW I’m getting in better shape by doing CrossFit, BUT my legs are getting bigger, my butt is getting bigger, my arms are getting bigger and my clothes are getting smaller! This is a TOUGH pill to swallow when I’ve spent my entire adult life trying to be smaller. Here’s the thing though – my waist is getting smaller, I’m noticing some muscle definition (slowly, but surely) and I’m continuing to lift more weight during workouts! (I think) I’m fine with me legs and butt being bigger as long as I’m in shape and feel good about the way I look, but I think I’m in the middle ground right now where I’m gaining muscle but still holding onto fat (damn you, fat, be gone!). I know how vain this probably sounds, but let’s be honest. I’m not working my ass off in the gym to NOT feel good about the way I look. Someone tell me they had the same feelings when they first started CrossFit. Anybody? I’ve been talking to one of the coaches at our gym, and she said she was in a similar situation, but after 10 months it all clicked and she started seeing the most changes. If the same goes for me, that’s 7 more months…and I’m super impatient. Not to mention, I’m having to squeeze myself into shorts that are tight on my legs and loose in the waist. I have NEVER had that problem, and it’s kind of humorous to me.¬†I have hated my legs for as long as I can remember, so you can imagine how tough it is to see them get bigger. Maybe they will grow on me (no pun intended)…only time will tell. I really try not to compare myself to how I looked last summer, because I know I’m bigger and weigh a little more, but this year my goals are completely different. I’m not trying to be super skinny, and I guess I need to remember why I started CrossFit in the first place. To get in shape, to be¬†healthy and strong, and be the best me that I can be. So here’s to continuing what I’m doing and hoping that all my hard work will pay off!

In other news, let me fill you in on what I’ve been eating and doing by way of pictures!

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I bought this from Whole Foods after seeing¬†paleomg¬†post it on Instagram. Sooooo good. I’m not exactly condoning this as a Paleo food, but every now and then, ok. It’s delicious. I love that Juli from paleomg posts everything that she eats, even if it isn’t strict Paleo. Sometimes gluten free, sometimes all out comfort food, but she looks awesome so I say keep up the good work!

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I FINALLY tried these babies out! They are really good and have like 20g of protein!

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I got this cast-iron skillet for next to nothing at Marshall’s and love it! I had been making my frittatas in a glass pan, but this is a whole new world. The texture is so much better!

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Random, but is this not the most perfect avocado ever? This rarely happens. They are usually either not ripe enough or too ripe, but I caught this one just in time!

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Divine staples in the McCain household. We usually have Paleo pancakes on Saturday or Sunday, and we make a new batch of iced coffee each week. So yummy! Sometimes I get creative with the pancakes. I added a nut mix from Costco and some honey on the left – delicious!

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I can’t remember where I got the recipe for this, but it was some sort of Pad Thai with zoodles. I loved it!

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I try to make a batch of these once a week. They are so great on the go or if I’m hungry before a workout in the morning. They have soy-, gluten-, dairy-free chocolate chips in them and they’re so easy to make!

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Another random, but I was grocery shopping at Whole Foods the other day and saw this. Now, you may not know what I’m talking about, but this is a HUGE pet peeve of mine – when people leave cold food sitting out because they didn’t want it. Wasting perfectly good food because they were too lazy to put it in a cold section…any cold section would do! Ughhh, there’s my rant for the day, but it really drives me crazy!

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Mmmm, dinner. Flank steak, Japanese yams (with kerrygold butter) and brussels. I could eat those yams every day, I really could.

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I finally got around to placing another Steve’s Paleo Goods order. Their granola is the best. Even better with almond milk and bananas.

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I love seeing this bottle at restaurants. This was at Bareburger, but I’ve been seeing them more and more. Yay for less chemicals!

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The best way to eat a burger, topped with bacon, egg and guacamole!

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We made it out to the beach during Memorial Day weekend. It was a gorgeous day. I love the beach, and it’s only a 45-min train ride away. So convenient!

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I also managed to do Murph on Memorial Day. Man, it was a doozie! I didn’t fully recover from it for like a week and a half. Yikes!

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I have always loved tacos Рdefinitely one of my favorite meals. So glad I found this tortilla recipe from Stupid Easy Paleo. They are SO good. Add some ground beef, salsa and guacamole with a side of plantain chips dipped in guac, and you are good to go!

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I can’t believe I found this bacon at Whole Foods! Do you know how hard it is to find bacon without added sugar? Really hard! I also love that it says Paleo friendly on the package…awesome find!

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Speaking of the tortillas, I had some left over, so I added some Applegate Farms turkey, avocado, tomato and paleo mustard and mayo. I’m obsessed with sweet potato fries. It’s a bad obsession.

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This meal was so darn good! BBQ chicken with bacon sweet potato salad. I found a BBQ sauce with Paleo-friendly ingredients, so that was exciting. The sweet potato salad is from one of the 21 DSD books. It was to die for. I need to make it again very soon! I’m a sucker for potato salad, and this was a close second.

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I made Emily’s¬†Paleo Blueberry Banana Bread¬†for breakfast and topped it with strawberries and butter. Yum yum yum!!

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Meatza for dinner is always a solid option. I was hungry waiting for it to cook, so I made some mini pizza bites. Josh puts SO much cheese on his pizza, it’s ridiculous, but look at all those delicious veggies on mine. One of my favorite Paleo meals!

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Don’t you just love my beautiful paper plates? I hate doing dishes, but there are still plenty to be done. Speaking of not doing dishes, I finally got burnt out on cooking every night, so I enlisted the help of¬†Kettlebell Kitchen¬†last week. I had this for breakfast one morning – wild salmon with sweet potato hash and sauteed kale. Freaking awesome and so filling. Loved it! There were a couple of meals I didn’t care for, but overall it was great, and I loved not having to cook all week!

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Don’t you just love how this happens? That’s practically an entire bag of spinach!

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I’m getting so excited about my sister having a little girl! I had to buy her some cute clothes. Look at that little romper. How cute is that? Ahhhh, can’t wait to meet her!

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I went shopping this past week to get some cute outfits for our beach trip! I got the bikinis a while back¬†from Old Navy. Love their cute, cheap tops & bottoms. Great for mixing and matching!¬†Did I mention I’m going to the beach for a week with my mom, sister, grandmother and Corbett? I’m SOOOOOO excited I can hardly stand it.¬†The only thing missing is Josh. I feel like we haven’t had a vacation together in ages, but it should be a fun girls trip (+ Corbett)! Anywho, I used to hate rompers, but now I kinda like them! This one anyway. I actually sent this to Josh earlier to see if it was inappropriate for work. I ended up wearing it, but probably never again. Do you know how long a bathroom break takes in one of these? They really should have taken that into consideration when they made these. Please excuse the background of the picture – it is really impossible to keep our apartment clean, and it drives me absolutely crazy!

 

That’s all for now, I guess I’ll be back in two months ūüėČ Maybe I’ll do a post on our beach adventures. I’m so ready to be on the sand with the water on my toes!!

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Homemade Dinners

Disclaimer: I completely intended to post this before we left for Christmas break, or during the break (I started writing it on Dec. 19th…OOPS!), but I was too busy enjoying every second spent with my family!

So, since I went Paleo back in May, Josh and I have been ordering these pre-made Paleo (I don’t know why I capitalize “Paleo,” but it just seems right) meals from a place called¬†Eat Tribal. I loved it – all you do is pop them in the microwave for 90 seconds and voila! Dinner is served. It made my life a lot easier, because let’s be honest, who really wants to cook an entire meal each night after work and the gym. Anybody? Yea, me either! We seriously did this up until last month. Soooo that’s like 7 months worth of meals being cooked for us. We only ordered 3 meals per week, so the other nights we would fend for ourselves, but those 3 meals REALLY helped.

THEN, last month, I decided we should save a little money and start cooking our own meals…whomp, whomp…I found this amazing Groupon deal where I could get 12 months of grocery lists and meal plans for $29! Wowza…you just can’t beat that! Each week,¬†emeals¬†sends me a new menu along with a grocery list. I simply cross off the items I already have and head to the store. Most of the meals are ready in an hour or less, but cooking every night is something that really takes some getting used to. It’s like the last thing I want to do when I get home – especially on the nights that I don’t get home until 8:00 pm! But I must say some really tasty meals have come out of this new cooking!

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Tuscan Beef-Stuffed Peppers with Broccoli-Cauliflower Salad

This was the first one I made, and it was delicious!

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Spicy Southwest Chicken Thighs and Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Leeks

From this, I learned that I hate chicken thighs. The sweet potatoes were awesome (topped with kerrygold grassfed butter!)

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Chicken-and-Mushroom Cauliflower Risotto with Sautéed Spinach and Tomatoes

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Dijon-Lemon Roasted Salmon with Ginger-Sesame Sweet Potato Spears (I chose to make chips because I refuse to try to chop a sweet potato into spears and lose a finger!)

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Garlic-Fennel Pork Loin and Oven-Roasted Green Beans

LOVED these green beans with almonds!

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Caribbean Flank Steak and Roasted Asparagus-Spinach Salad

And this is when I realized that I love flank steak!! Yummy!!

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Tuscan Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Lemon-Parsley Carrots

Ohmygosh…I almost forgot how much I love pot roast!!!!!

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Sneaking in one of my favorite breakfasts РPaleo Pancakes. This recipe can be found here.

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I also thought I would share with you the fact that I am not perfect! Sometimes a girl’s just gotta have her ice cream. I have this MAYBE once a month, so I didn’t feel too guilty :/

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As with everything, I find that if I eat the same thing every single day, I WILL eventually get sick of it. Instead of spinach, sausage and eggs, I opted for some frozen carrot banana muffins I had (thawed out, of course) and scrambled eggs for breakfast one day. Nice change of pace.

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Mmmmm, Paleo Pizza (not from emeals – I was craving pizza). Obviously, that’s my half on the right. Unfortunately my veggies didn’t cook very well, but the crust was really good! I forgot where I found the recipe ūüė¶

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Skillet Flank Steak and Spicy Spinach Sauté

This was delicious!

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I also managed to make some lunches for the week. I have seriously been slacking at this! I made these buffalo chicken egg muffins from the 21-Day Sugar Detox that I got for Christmas and absolutely love!

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I also made this banana bread from the Against All Grain Cookbook which I absolutely love as well! I will no longer miss banana bread, because this is an awesome replacement!!

I hope you enjoyed this super late post – more on New Year’s Resolutions, how badly I ate over the break, and a new 21 Day Sugar Detox to jump start the New Year!

I hope all of you will be watching the BCS National Championship Game tonight and will be cheering on the Auburn Tigers with me! WAR EAGLE!!

 

kMc

Bad, Bad Blogger & Thanksgiving Disasters

I’m not even sure if anyone actually reads this thing, but if you do, I sincerely apologize for being such an awful blogger (it’s a good thing this isn’t my job)! Truth be told, the reason I AM such a terrible blogger lately is due to my job. I have been so insanely busy this last month and a half, I have barely even had time to think, much less write new blog posts. I hate that because I feel like I have so so much to share with everyone! Sadly, I never even got around to making a Thanksgiving post, so I think I’ll start with that!

I’ll start off by telling you a little bit about last year’s Thanksgiving Extravaganza! We were in New York for about a month and a half, it was my first holiday that I had ever celebrated without my family (well, besides my birthday), ūüôā and I was missing them a lot. So I decided to make my very first Thanksgiving dinner all by myself to try and make it feel a little more like home! I made turkey, dressing, macaroni & cheese, cheesecake, pumpkin pie and probably a lot of other really healthy stuff! haha. It started off great, with me leaving the bag (of turkey giblets?) inside the turkey the entire time I cooked it. My mom couldn’t stop laughing when I called her – what can I say? I’m usually the one bringing green bean casserole that takes 5 minutes in the microwave! At the end of the day, it was edible, and we enjoyed our first Thanksgiving meal (on our own) together. I’m pretty sure I swore to never take on the task of cooking an entire meal like that again….

Which leads me to Thanksgiving 2013. If you’ve read anything on this blog, you have probably gathered that I eat Paleo about 90% of the time (yes, this percentage has dropped since I first began Paleo). Naturally, I was bound and determined to make my very first PALEO Thanksgiving dinner this year. I knew it was a bad idea to begin with, but I kept finding more and more recipes that I wanted to try. I mean, they all LOOKED amazing! So here’s the rundown of everything I made:

So, what went wrong you might ask? It all began around 10 am when we went to put the turkey in the oven. We had like a 20 lb turkey (seriously the smallest we could find, a bit ironic in New York) we got from Costco, and apparently it was too big/heavy for the aluminum pan we put it in. When we put it in the oven, somehow the pan managed to get a hole in the bottom of it, and all of the juices (apple juice, maple syrup, etc) that the recipe called for leaked onto the bottom of the oven causing it to burn and smoke up the entire apartment. I left Josh to clean up the mess (hehe), and off I went to find a new pan – we were NOT letting this turkey go to waste! New pan and all, we popped the turkey back into the oven and let ‘er cook!

I made everything else (aside from the desserts, which I made the night before) while the turkey was cooking, which took freaking forever! Cooking this meal literally took over my entire day, so you can imagine my disappointment when it was all absolutely disgusting, and not even edible like last year’s meal. Why, you might wonder, was it inedible? Well, we forgot to wrap the turkey in aluminum foil, so needless to say it was burnt to a crisp. We both died laughing when Josh went to cut it and it kind of “flaked” off the bone! Hahaha! I think I put too much coconut milk in the sweet potato casserole – that’s what happens when you’re halving a recipe but forget that you’re doing so – it was gross. On to the parsnip and turnip puree. Ok, when I made this and saw the finished product, it looked so much like mashed potatoes I couldn’t wait to try it! Not sure what went wrong on this one. The texture? Perfect! The flavor? Weird. The kale and bacon dish was okay, but not very Thanksgiving-y. Next were the deviled eggs. I really don’t know how I messed these up, but they were really dry and too mustard-y…at this point, I was just getting depressed. The gluten free dressing wasn’t terrible. I think it would have been really good if the cornbread didn’t (almost) go bad before I put it in the dressing. Seriously, y’all, I don’t think it could have gone any worse than it did. For the desserts, I honestly don’t know what “normal” pumpkin pie tastes like, so I can’t really say for certain if this was good or bad. I made it for Josh…and he didn’t even try it. Can’t really blame him after the fiasco of all the other things I messed up! BUT, the cheesecake (of all things) actually tasted pretty dang good! I was not expecting this – the filling for this “cheesecake” is made out of cashews, so I was expecting it to be the worst thing. Cheesecake is my all-time favorite non-paleo dessert, so having something that compared to it was amazing! And there you have it, my Thanksgiving disaster in a nutshell! Here are some pictures of this awesomely terrible meal:

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I told you everything LOOKED really good. Eating it was another story. I’ve never gone to bed hungry after a Thanksgiving meal, guess there’s a first time for everything! Maybe next year I’ll just go with the real thing. I know Josh would be thrilled!

Here’s to being glad that Christmas will be spent with family that can cook (even if it isn’t Paleo-friendly)! I think I’ll just stick to the green been casserole this time ūüėČ

This post turned out a bit long, as I thought it might, so more updates on what I’ve been doing for the past month coming soon! Stay tuned for more!

Q: Do you have any cooking horror stories?

Q: What’s your favorite thing to make during the holidays?

Xoxo,

kMc

 

Productive Paleo Sunday

October 13 = Day 21 = The end of the¬†21-Day Superhero Challenge!! Since the day is almost over, I think it’s safe to say I survived the challenge! 21 days without sugar, which includes NO ALCOHOL! Super proud of that one. Surprisingly, it wasn’t all that hard. I think it would have been MUCH harder if I still lived in Alabama and hung out with family and friends each weekend. Luckily, Josh was my only temptation…but I stayed strong and stuck to it! After doing this challenge, I realized that a lot of the time I just have a drink out of habit, so it was a nice eye opener. I can definitely tell a difference from cutting out sugar – my stomach is the smallest it has been in years – that’s probably the biggest change I’ve noticed. I also managed to lose 4 lbs. in those 21 days, so pretty happy about that! If there’s one thing I’ve learned from starting Paleo and doing this challenge, it’s that anything is possible if you just put your mind to it. Tell yourself you’re going to do it…AND DO IT! I have surprised myself so many times, but now I know that I can do this. It’s 100% in my hands, I just have to make the decision to change. I love continuing to push myself and make changes to my body (and my health) every single day. I am the healthiest I have been in a long time, and it really feels great!

Takeaways from this challenge:

1. I try to add more protein to each meal (1 gram of protein for each 1b. of lean muscle – I just had to guess how much lean muscle I have – I’m probably completely off! Oh well, I try).

2. I definitely eat more veggies now. I was eating WAY too much fruit! I LOVE fruit…especially the ones high in sugar. Of course.

3. I now know which protein powders are good. Least amount of sugar & least ingredients…I guess I could have figured that one out on my own, but it was good to see what kind of protein she drinks since she’s in killer shape!

4. Will I have a drink again? Absolutely. Will I be smarter about what I drink and how many (unnecessary) calories I’m consuming? Absolutely.

4. My body and my health are what I make them. If I just put in the effort, change will come. I can’t wait to continue on this same path and become stronger and healthier every single day. I am now 100% addicted to being healthy!

So, today may have been my most productive day EVER. I have a feeling this will probably turn into a really long post, but I just have to share what I’ve been up to all day. We started the day out with a trip to Costco. I was much more conscious of what I was buying today, and I got some great stuff for not a lot of money! Then I spent the next 4 hours prepping my food for the week. It’s safe to say I am now obsessed with eating healthy and my Sunday meal prep routine! Lately I’ve been trying new recipes, and I love it! You’ve probably noticed that I only follow recipes and never create my own. Maybe one day that will change, but for now, this works for me – I’m definitely not a recipe creator! This is what I accomplished today:

First, I put some chicken breasts in the crock pot. I used this this¬†recipe¬†from¬†100 Days of Real Food. I have made it in the past with a whole chicken, and it is to die for. Seriously the most tender and tasty chicken I have ever eaten!¬†This recipe is SO easy. You just mix the spices and rub on the chicken, chop up an onion & throw the chicken in. It only took about 2 hours, but the whole chicken takes a little longer. I shredded it up for lunches this week, so I can easily toss it into a salad or have it with veggies and I’m set!

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I was starving, so I whipped up a smoothie with almond milk, flaxseed, frozen strawberries & bananas, protein powder, almond butter and spinach for lunch. These smoothies are soooooo yummy! Then I was ready to continue cooking!

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I was so impressed with how my almond milk turned out last time, I HAD to make more. It is so dang easy and so much healthier than the store bought. Literally all you do is soak, blend, stir. I made a lot more this time (maybe too much) since last time I only had enough for 2 smoothies. So glad these New York City sized pitchers made the move with us – they work perfectly for this! Voila – delicious, preservative-free almond milk comin’ at ya!

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I popped the leftover almond bits into the oven to make almond meal. I put it on the lowest setting (150 on my oven) for about 3 hours, or until the almonds completely dry out.

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Next up –¬†Paleo Banana Bread Granola! I couldn’t wait to get this out of the oven and try it! I replaced the chocolate chips with sliced almonds, and it was still delicious!¬†I forgot to put the hemp hearts in the picture, but I was pleasantly surprised with these little fellas.¬†I had to put it away before I ate it all –¬†¬†I’m already thinking about pouring some¬†almond milk over it for dessert tonight! I haven’t calculated the nutrition info for this yet, but there’s a LOT of almond butter in here, so I’m thinking I should eat this in moderation…darn it!

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Then it was time for some Italian Meatballs. I made these last week and had to make them again. They are so good and really really easy! Thanks to my sis-in-law, Ally, for this recipe I will probably make many more times in the future. Just pour some marinara over them then serve over spaghetti squash (or alone), and you have an awesome meal!!

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I used this ground beef from Costco to make them. It was $16 for about 3.75 lbs. of organic, hormone-free ground beef. The organic ground beef at the grocery store is $13.99/lb. What a steal! And they come in these handy little individual packs so I can freeze them, then pull off a section to thaw when needed. Perfecto!

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I got these huge bags of spinach and kale – only 5 bucks each! I love sauteing spinach & kale and/or putting it in my smoothies for added veggies. Such an easy way to get some extra veggies in! Now I have tons of sauteed kale to add to my breakfasts or lunches for the week. Favorite new breakfast – sauteed spinach with fried eggs on top…yummy yummy yummy!

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Lastly, I have Paleo chili cooking in the crock pot right now. Just waiting for it to finish cooking so we can have dinner. I put it in a little later than expected, so we’re having a late dinner! Thanks again to Ally for what I know will be a great meal! I love sharing recipes, and I love crock pot recipes! The only thing I’m not thrilled with in this recipe is the rotel and diced tomatoes…they have some added ingredients that aren’t so great for you, but I wanted to try it out anyway. Next time I will chop up my own tomatoes! Can’t wait to try it in a few minutes!

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The one thing I couldn’t live without when making all of these recipes is my Ninja! This thing has lasted for what seems like forever, and it makes my life so much easier! Such a great staple in my kitchen! Next on my list – a Vitamix! Better start saving up, huh? But have you seen what those things can do!? AMAZING!! It’s so sad how excited I get about kitchen gadgets these days…anything to make healthy eating a little easier!

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Whew! Told y’all this was going to end up being a really long post. I must say I am pretty proud of everything I got accomplished today though. I should be set for the week (and more) and have some great lunch options! Just call me Betty Crocker – I’m really getting the hang of this!

Now time for The Walking Dead! Woohoo!

kMc

 

Love This City

This is a bit of a random post, but I just love that no matter where I go in this city, I can ALWAYS find something that is picture-worthy!!

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Just some beautiful scenery on my run around Central Park over the weekend. I LOVE Central Park!

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Some of the buildings here are so detailed. Sometimes you just have to stop and take a picture!

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My FAVORITE find. Saw this little gem on my way to work this week. I will definitely be making a stop by there tomorrow. Birchbox Local, this is just downright awesome. Coincidentally, it is right on my way to/from work…lucky me (not so lucky wallet)! I didn’t even know these existed, just another perk of living in NYC!

Now, onto some foods for the week!

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So, I made these Almond Pancakes¬†over the weekend for a late night snack and threw in some chocolate chips (I actually found some that are soy and dairy free – yesssss!) We drizzled some all natural maple syrup over them…ohmygosh, best. pancakes. ever!!!! Try them, immediately! Who says Paleo has to be boring? You will definitely feel like you’re cheating once you try these…BUT you aren’t!

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I also managed to do some meal prep this week and made these little smoothie packs for an easy and healthy breakfast in the morning! I forgot how much I love smoothies – just add some almond milk, cashew/almond butter, spinach/kale and you’re good to go until lunch! If you love smoothies, but aren’t sure what to add, look no further! Just refer to this amazing¬†Smoothie Building Chart!

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My delicious dinner tonight, brought to you by¬†Eat Tribal! Coconut crusted chicken nuggets and sweet potato fries – just what I needed after my workout tonight! We get a few of these delivered each week. They really come in handy on nights that we get home late and don’t feel like cooking! Who am I kidding? I hardly ever cook…I should really start doing that more! But it’s sooooo easy to eat these pre-made Paleo meals, just zap ’em in the microwave and presto, dinner is served! They really make my life easier, plus they are so yummy! So, yea. Thanks,¬†Eat Tribal, for making my life just a little bit easier!

And the MAIN reason I really wanted to do a post tonight is because of this…

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I got both of these texts on Wednesday morning and they made me smile so big. They seriously made my day/week/month! I LOVE LOVE LOVE getting texts like this!! I couldn’t be happier that I now have some fellow Paleo-ers that are already feeling better about the changes they have made. So make the change, you owe it to yourself and your body! Start researching Paleo today and hop on board, you won’t regret it! I would love to get a text from YOU soon! Need some motivation? I’d love to help!

If you’re a beginner and not sure where to start, try¬†THIS!

Do you have any favorite recipes or meal prep ideas?

Do you have a success story to share?

Please comment below, I’d love your feedback!

kMc