Letdowns

Meal Prep– School Year Addition

In just four days, my oldest will be starting kindergarten. The letdown . . . How the heck is she 5 years old? I have mixed emotions from excited to worried and everything you can imagine in between. This past week I started to gear up for the upcoming school year with "meal prep." I have… Continue reading Meal Prep– School Year Addition

Lifestyle change, Recipes

Easy ‘Healthy’ Penne Pasta

A few years ago, I discovered how delicious Trader Joe frozen meals are. They are delicious but are not very filling. I played around with their meals and figured out the best way to keep it tasting yummy, filling and low calorie. This time, I started with Trader Joe's Penne Arrabiata which is 180 calories per… Continue reading Easy ‘Healthy’ Penne Pasta

Lifestyle change

Lifestyle Change — Food Options

Now, that  have broken down how I am doing the "lifestyle change," this post will cover what I am eating to maintain this new lifestyle. As I mentioned in the first post in this series, I have been eating about 300-400 calories for breakfast and lunch each. About 400-500 for dinner for a total of 1,300… Continue reading Lifestyle Change — Food Options