SNAP Challenge: Day 2 – Snack & Lunch & Pre/Post Workout

My “snack” today was the other half of my banana, which I ate about 1 hour after breakfast on my way out the door. My lunch today was something pretty different, for myself at least. I had one cup of quinoa, 3/4 cup red kidney beans, 1/2 cup spinach (thawed) 1 tsp olive oil, a littleContinue reading “SNAP Challenge: Day 2 – Snack & Lunch & Pre/Post Workout”

SNAP Challenge – Day 2: Breakfast

Morning! I woke up this morning feeling pretty good, but definitely a little hungry. As stated in my last post, I will be upping my intakes a little bit today, to try and get closer to 1800 calories. The last time I did a bodyfat analysis on myself, my BMR (basal metabolic rate, the amountContinue reading “SNAP Challenge – Day 2: Breakfast”

SNAP Challenge – Day 1: Final

For my last snack of the day I had another 1/2 cup of fat free cottage cheese and 5 carrot sticks. This came out to 100 calories, 10 carbs and 12 grams of protein. Final Stats and Thoughts: Calories: 1560 Carbs: 217 grams (53% of calories) Fat: 30 grams (17% of calories) Protein: 133 grams (30% ofContinue reading “SNAP Challenge – Day 1: Final”

SNAP Challenge – Day 1: Dinner

Dinner: Todays dinner consisted of 1, 4 oz tilapia filet, 3/4 cup steamed brocoli and 1/2 cup of kidney beans (prepared earlier in the day)and of course 3 cups of water. For the tilapia, I went with a recipe from the bag for poached tilapia in the microwave. It was very simple and tasted okay. IContinue reading “SNAP Challenge – Day 1: Dinner”

SNAP Challenge – Day 1 Breakfast

Woke up this morning feeling good and ready to start this challenge. Just a quick note, this “new diet” will be a little different than what I’m used to. I typically eat very healthy, but eat a lot more to support my needs as a 23 year old male who works out pretty intensely 4Continue reading “SNAP Challenge – Day 1 Breakfast”

SNAP Challenge – Day 0

I just got back to La Crosse after a wonderful Christmas break with family and friends. The last week of the break was spent in Florida and on a cruise to the Caribbean. Needless to say, I ate quite a bit of food and not much of it was healthy. I will be weighing myself tomorrowContinue reading “SNAP Challenge – Day 0”

Start Your Day Right! With a Great Breakfast!

It has always been said, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” This couldn’t be more true! After waking, your body has essentially been in a fasted state all night long (assuming you aren’t staying up late and snacking!) The best thing you can do is to feed your body with some greatContinue reading “Start Your Day Right! With a Great Breakfast!”

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