Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup slice red onion 1 1/2 cup fresh spinach 5 baby bella mushrooms, sliced 1 oz goat cheese Cooking Spray 1 whole egg 2 egg whites green onions, diced (for optional garnish)
Ingredients: 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt 1/2 cup (heaping) rolled oats 2/3 cup full-fat coconut milk (in the can) 1 tablespoon chia seeds or ground flax meal 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Pinch of salt 0-2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup unsweetened flaked coconut
Ingredients: 1 15 oz. can black beans, liquid reserved 1 large garlic clove 1 tablespoon tahini 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/8-1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, depending on how hot you want it 1-2 tablespoons of the reserved bean liquid 1/4 cup fresh cilantro (or parsley)
Having worked in the fitness industry for years, I’ve met a lot of people who say they want to change. They’re unhappy with their bodies, their performance, their feelings of being out of control, or maybe they’re even in physical pain. But as you might guess, change is HARD. Without getting too scientific, all 3 major areas of your brain were designed to prevent change, discomfort, and walking into the unknown. Your 2 million-year-old human brain is doing its job, but you’re not getting what you want because of the stories it’s telling you and your subconscious acceptance of them.
By now you know that certain myths simply aren’t true – weights don’t make you bulky, diets are typically a bad idea, and that fat physiologically can’t be transformed into muscle. So, I’m going to focus more on some myths you may still believe to be true…
Ingredients 1 clove garlic, minced 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced 4 tablespoons peanut butter 1 lime, zested and juiced 2 tablespoons soy sauce ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 cups chicken breast, cooked and shredded 3 zucchini, spiral sliced 2 large carrots, spiral sliced 1 red pepper, spiral sliced 1/3 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1/4 cup green onions, diced chopped unsalted roasted peanuts and lime wedges (optional as a garnish)