Some people asked me for my grocery list, so here it is if you’re interested! Just mix and match from each category (in the portion controlled picture below), and you should have a healthy, balanced meal. :) I usually steam, blanch, or roast my veggies and proteins to make life easier on myself, and I always pack my lunch the day before I have school or work! Whenever I grocery shop, I ballpark grocery shop for 2 weeks and spend about $25-50 depending on how much I want to buy for that designated amount of time (which equates to about $3.50 per day if you spend $50 for two weeks). In my opinion, grocery shopping and meal-planning ahead saves money and time, and keeps you healthy, less stressed, and much more energized because you’re not crashing every 5 minutes from low-blood sugar and then binge eating afterwards!
Basic portion control:
Lean kashi cereal (has high protein)
Whole wheat pita
Whole wheat, high fiber bread (aim for breads with flax seed or sprouts)
Brown rice pasta
Whole wheat cous cous
Almond or oat flour (for protein pancakes or baking)
Sweet Potatoes / Yams
Canned tuna or chicken
Lean turkey slices / low sodium lunch meat
Lean ground turkey
Fat free Greek yogurt
Sweeteners (instead of sugar):
“When autumn comes, it doesnt ask
It just walks in, where it left you last
And you never know, when it starts
Until there’s fog inside the glass around your summer heart.”
- John Mayer
Left (123 lb, 3 months ago) vs. Right (118 lbs, now)
Slowly but surely…
Results take work and time.
Nothing comes easy in life. -_-“
Thinking about turning my blog into an emotional/physical health blog.
I need a “life detox” to financially reset the way I spend my money, emotionally prioritize where and when I can invest my time, balance out my work outs with study sessions, and most importantly remember where I left my spiritual life some months ago.
A breather to see where all my energy is going and how I can refocus on the things that are important.
I’m still learning.