Food prep and Meal Plan for Week of March 9th.

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Hey Everyone!!! The weirdest thing happened yesterday.  I mean so weird that I never thought I would be saying it.  I was so content with my meal plan last week that I completely forgot to have a cheat meal yesterday.  That never happens!!! But I think that is a good sign so I am sticking with the same exact meal plan from last week.  Here is what I prepped today…

Food Prep and Meal Plan for the week of March 2 | Tabatha’s Journey to Forever Fit// // //

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In order to make meal prep as painless as possible I try to have all of my meats cooking at once.  This saves time.  I also fix my eggs in batches and divide it to save time.  When it comes to steaming my veggies I always  have microwave steam bags like these on hand because they make steaming veggies SO easy.

I usually eat 6 meals a day and I prep for 4 of those meals.  This week here is a general snapshot of what I will be eating.  Keep in mind, this is set for my body to help reach my goals.

Meal 1- (after fasted cardio) Protein shake prepared in a blender with ice, a tbsp of peanut butter, 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder and 1 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk

Meal 2- Eggs with salsa

Meal 3, Meal 4 – one of my prepared meats with veggies

Meal 5- High Protein. peanut butter apple parfait (Click HERE for recipe)

Meal 6- Low Carb Brownie with 1 tbsp of Peanut butter (Click HERE for recipe)

Post workout- shake

If you would like the shopping list for this prep, check it out HERE.

Please don’t hesitate to ask any questions you may have in the comments below.  Meal prep can be confusing at first, but I promise keep at it and you will get the hang of it. You will also really appreciate all of the time it saves you.

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Food Prep and Meal Plan for the week of March 2

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Hey Everyone!!! The plan you will find below will be what I will be eating most days,  every 3 to 4 days I will be dropping some of the fat and adding in carbs (which will mainly be oatmeal). Here is what I prepped this week.

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In order to make meal prep as painless as possible I try to have all of my meats cooking at once.  This saves time.  I also fix my eggs in batches and divide it to save time.  When it comes to steaming my veggies I always  have microwave steam bags like these on hand because they make steaming veggies SO easy.

I usually eat 6 meals a day and I prep for 4 of those meals.  This week here is a general snapshot of what I will be eating.  Keep in mind, this is set for my body to help reach my goals.

Meal 1- (after fasted cardio) Protein shake prepared in a blender with ice, a tbsp of peanut butter, 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder and 1 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk

Meal 2- Eggs with salsa

Meal 3, Meal 4 – one of my prepared meats with veggies

Meal 5- High Protein. peanut butter apple parfait (Click HERE for recipe)

Meal 6- Low Carb Brownie with 1 tbsp of Peanut butter (Click HERE for recipe)

Post workout- shake

If you would like the shopping list for this prep, check it out HERE.

Please don’t hesitate to ask any questions you may have in the comments below.  Meal prep can be confusing at first, but I promise keep at it and you will get the hang of it. You will also really appreciate all of the time it saves you.

Shopping list for the week of March 2nd

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Hey Everyone!! I had such a great week last week that I am keeping my chopping list basically the same as last week.  There will be a couple of variations. Ok so here is what I will buy for this weeks upcoming food prep

  • eggs
  • chicken breast
  • extra lean ground turkey
  • Unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • broccoli
  • asparagus
  • spinach
  • vanilla protein powder 
  • Chocolate protein powder
  • cottage cheese
  • oatmeal
  • plain greek yogurt
  • mustard
  • blueberries
  • apples
  • fat free cottage cheese
  • cocoa powder
  • Peanut butter
  • salsa
  • PB2
  • flax seeds
  • Stir Fry pepper blend frozen
  • Mrs. Dash Taco Seasoning

I am currently participating in not only theBodybuilding.com 200k Transformation Challenge but also the Labrada Transformation challenge. So I am following a specific diet to help me reach my goals.

If you would like more information about my challenge plan, check HERE

Be sure to check back to get more info on my diet and meal plan for this coming week!!

Low Carb Protein Brownie

Hey Everyone!!! I am so excited to share this recipe with you.  I am always looking for ways to create some chocolaty deliciousness that is low carb and pretty low calorie. I was experimenting the other day and I came up with this….

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Obviously I topped it with my FAVORITE thing ever, peanut butter

This recipe is so quick and so simple with very few ingredients. With out further adieu…

Ingredients

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 tbsp of fat free cottage cheese
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 scoop of protein powder (chocolate or vanilla either one works)
  • 2 tbsp of sweetener of your choice
  • dash of baking soda
  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender. (I use a small food chopper like THIS)
  2. Spray a coffee mug with non stick cooking spray and pour in the mixture.
  3. Microwave for 30 seconds (It will get really tall)
  4. Let settle and microwave for 30 additional seconds
  5. Top with topping of your choice and enjoy!!

Here are the nutrition facts for what I prepared.  Keep in mind, nutritional info could vary slightly depending on the protein powder you use.

Calories 111.4
  Total Fat 1.9 g
  Saturated Fat 0.9 g
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.2 g
  Cholesterol 32.5 mg
  Sodium 246.1 mg
  Potassium 167.3 mg
  Total Carbohydrate 5.9 g
  Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
  Sugars 2.1 g
  Protein 19.3 g