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Carnitas Burrito Bowl with Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

Carnitas Burrito Bowl with Cilantro Lime Rice Recipe

Who doesn’t love a good burrito bowl? I’ve made burrito bowls for meal prep many many times. I love making them because you can make them to suit anybody’s taste and you can skip the tortilla to save some calories! My husband and I often […]

Roasted Sausage and Veggies

Roasted Sausage and Veggies

Roasted Sausage and Veggies I used to make spicy Italian sausage with roasted veggies, however, the sausage we were eating was too high calorie for me to make work once my calorie allowance dropped below 2000 calories a day. When I stopped making it, I […]

Meal Prep Guide: My Meal Prep Routine

Meal Prep Guide: My Meal Prep Routine

  I have already explained what you need and some of how to do meal prep in my Beginners Guide but I haven’t really explained when you should do the pre-planning for your meal prep or what my personal routine looks like each week. I […]

Living a Balanced Life

Living a Balanced Life

Follow my blog with Bloglovin So, it’s April 10th and I’ve lost a total of 83.8 lbs and I still can’t believe it. I’m really happy with my progress so far and I’m pleased with how long I’ve been able to stay focused. I’ve managed to steadily lose […]

Turkey Pasta Bake – 437 Calories

Turkey Pasta Bake – 437 Calories

  This week, I decided to meal prep by cleaning out my pantry/freezer. I had a bunch of half empty boxes of pasta to use up especially. I also had some frozen ground turkey, a giant block of cheddar, some cans of tomato sauce and […]

Turkey and Green Bean Stir Fry

Turkey and Green Bean Stir Fry

I was itching for a simple dish to use up some ground turkey I had. So, I decided that I felt like a stir fry. Decidedly, I wanted to have lots of green beans, sugar snap peas, onion, and carrots. And I have to say, […]

Beef Bulgogi Recipe 324 calories

Beef Bulgogi Recipe 324 calories

    This is my absolute favorite meal prep recipe! I don’t make it very often and when I do, I immediately remember how much I love it. The very same thing happened this week when I tasted a piece of the beef fresh from the […]

Weekly Meal Prep – Beginners Guide

Weekly Meal Prep – Beginners Guide

  I can’t speak highly enough of meal prep for weight loss. I’ve been meal prepping for over a year and my husband and I have each lost over 70 lbs. If you have trouble with portion control, or you don’t have enough time to […]

Low-Calorie Minestrone Recipe

Low-Calorie Minestrone Recipe

I’ve been craving all kinds warm cozy meals with all the rain we’ve been having here. It feels like it has been raining since the snow melted back in February! I want all the soups, stews, and one pot rice dishes! Mmm!  This week, I made […]

Weight Loss Before and During Photos – 80 lbs Lost

Weight Loss Before and During Photos – 80 lbs Lost

Sharing these weight loss photos is scary for me. It’s having to admit that I let myself get that far to begin with. The “before” photo is actually after a 20 lb loss from my highest ever weight. I was afraid to take a before photo […]