Big problems take big solutions. As Wes Jackson would say, we can't begin to effectively address environmental issues we face on a global scale until we address agriculture. It's absolutely amazing seeing organizations such as @hvfarmhub grow and teach farmers how to produce food crops and other necessities on scale while maintaining systems-conscious ethics. 🌾🌞🥕 What are some of your favorite #regenerativeagriculture organizations?
Kale salad for dinner tonight. It has roasted beets, yellow bell pepper, carrots, pumpkin seeds, and fresh Parmesan. I dressed it with a homemade classic Caesar dressing made of raw egg yolk, garlic, anchovies, Worcestershire, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, a little Parmesan, olive oil, salt, and lots of pepper. It was the perfect salad to end our week of indulging during our vacation. I served it alongside some grilled shrimp with a carrot/ginger/parsley coconut sauce and wild rice. I was home all day today, so was able make it in stages. I made the dressing early, roasted the beets early, and everything else was super fast to put together. 📷: My cute husband. #eatclean#eatrealfood#speedymeals#lifewithkids#eattherainbow#supportfarmers#vegetarian#whatthekale#mykidswonteatthis
@spartanrace Sprint at Dodgers Stadium with the @wework team tomorrow! Tonight we're focusing on relaxing and recovering so that we crush tomorrow's race. @foursigmatic reishi and chaga mushroom exlirs are part of our pre-race success plan, along with plenty of hydration and some mobility work. Who else is racing tomorrow?!
Carb loading for a big training run tomorrow! #marathontraining I whipped up this gluten free brown rice pasta topped with tomato sauce, pesto, carrots, zucchini and garlic. This sure does hit the spot!
I've been seeing this crust all over FB keto groups! Everyone has been raving about it! So I took my happy self to Trader Joe's and bought a couple! I didn't even look at the nutrition facts because I trusted the keto groups #FirstMistake and then I get home to see that 1/6th of this already fairly small crust is 17g carbs! 🙈 That's an entire days worth!!! So learn from my mistake #Oops and always read the labels. Don't blindly trust others to tell you what is a good option!
Confession: I don't like sushi. BUT, I loooove me a poke bowl from @beech.charleston 🙌🏻
Had so much fun with some friends Wednesday night taking a yoga class @reverbcharleston followed by this bowl 🙌🏻. Have you been over to @workshopchs to check out all the fun things?
Set yourself up for success. Lay out all your workout clothes the night before. So all you have to do is wake up change and go. If you workout later, then you are one step ahead and being in your workout hear will remind you to get it done.
Side tip- fill your water bottle the night before and stick it in the fridge so there is one less step between you and your workout. #noexcuses
For more excuse proof tips check http://www.amyveronica.com/fitness/where-is-that-snooze-button/
Friday night dinner! I tried a new recipe tonight and made chicken shawarma.
The recipe for the chicken shawarma is as follows: 👉🏻Ingredients:
2 tsp paprika
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp allspice
1 tsp ground tumeric
1 tsp kosher salt
¼ tsp ground cinnamon
¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
⅛ tsp cayenne
2 TB extra virgin olive oil
1 lemon juiced
3 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs (don't use breasts)
Combine all spices + olive oil and marinate chicken overnight or for at least 4 hours in fridge. Place chicken on baking sheet and bake at 425 degrees for 30 minutes. Slice chicken and enjoy!
You can make a salad with it like I did or eat in a pita.
My salad = chicken shawarma + cherry tomatoes + cucumbers + red onion + tahini + quinoa + mint + parsley + romaine lettuce. Eat the rainbow!
💥4 MISTAKES YOURE PROBABLY MAKING WITH YOUR DIET💥
These are the biggest mistakes I've made and things I commonly see as well. So I figured I'd explain each of them and how correcting them can help.
🥗Not enough real food- If it didn't come from the frozen section, it was a no-go for me. Many people know this about me. And it held me back for a long time. Not only was I not getting the nutrients I needed but processed foods were also effecting my decision making ability. Processed foods are full of empty calories and sugar. This leads to food cravings and over-consumption almost 100% of the time. And when you go over your calorie limit consistently... ya gain weight! If you want to make hitting your goals extremely hard on yourself, then go ahead, eat all the processed foods you want. OR you can eat more real foods like vegetables and things you cook. This will energize you, make you feel great and put you in the right space to hit your goals.
💦Not enough water- evvvveryone tells me they struggle with this. I struggled with it too. It was one of the first things I improved with my health and it made all the difference. Being hydrated, in my opinion, should be your main focus because it will be a huge help in you reaching ANY of your other health/ fitness goals.
💪Not enough protein- so many people ask why they aren't building muscle and then I see what they eat in a day... bagel for breakfast, turkey sandwich for lunch and then a burger for dinner. I'll admit, getting the proper amount of protein you need does take a bit of effort. But it will change everything for you. Not only does it aid in building muscle but it will help those looking to lose weight too. Protein will keep you satisfied, so you stay away from all those extra calories. Focus on getting .7-1 gram per pound of body weight.
🍕No fun- so, you've covered allll the other options but you're struggling because it's becoming stressful to keep up with and you just want some freakin pizza! Go for it. IF YOU DO NOT ENJOY IT, YOU WILL NEVER STICK TO IT.-
I hope this helps and any questions, drop them below!
This here is my little secret weapon I keep in the cupboard. I love to swap flour for LSA, almond meal or a FODMAP friendly flour such as coconut or buckwheat. So when you need something to rise or your recipe says self raising flour this is my little trick. Use whichever flour or alternative you like but add 1.5 teaspoons of baking powder per cup + it will become it's own self raising version. Happy baking!
There's a little of everything in this magical bowl!🤤🙌🏼✨So delicious!!
I like adding sprouts to my meals because they provide a great source of vitamin K, folate, vitamin B5, vitamin B3, vitamin B2, vitamin B1, vitamin C and vitamin A. Interestingly, many of these nutrients increase as the sprouts grow and develop. Each type of sprout has a slightly different nutrient profile so I like to rotate between micro greens, pea shoots and sunflower sprouts.
We believe that the quality of dairy milk you ingest is extremely important, especially with the questionable methods used in large scale farming of meat and dairy. That is why we use Demeter biodynamic full cream dairy milk #organicmilk
What I'm bringing to a potluck pool party tonight. Bacon-Egg-and-Chicken Potato Salad.
Red potatoes, eggs, shredded chicken, sugar-free bacon, scallions, red onion, Primal Kitchen mayo, organic whole grain mustard, red wine vinegar, sea salt & pepper. Sweetened with pineapple juice. 🍍 😊
I've loved having these as a little treat this week. I wish I had made a double batch because I'm going to run out of them way too quickly. .
(Not #totesaip because the chai spice includes some fruit and seed spices. But I seem to handle them fine.)