Bringing back last month's new series with another installment of Everything I Ate in A Week. I'm always curious about what people eat, and sharing is a good way to spark new ideas for meals and snacks, so please feel free to share a pic of something you're eating today down in the comments section below!
So last month I told you guys about my thinking behind my food choices. Basically, I am just focused on hitting my macro numbers so I can keep my fat in check (I've noticed that when I eat more fat than carbs, my hormones are thrown off), and to hit as many micronutrients as I can to try to continue to balance our my hormones (I know, based on my discussions with my doctors and my own research, that I am deficient in selenium, magnesium, copper and zinc).
In addition to the focus on macros and micros, I've been taking a daily probiotic from Biohme, which I believe to be one of the best probiotics out there. It's got a special enzyme in it to break down the plaque barrier that bad bacteria in the gut put up, so it's been a real game changer for people with major gut issues. I've only been taking it for a few weeks, but so far I feel great, and I'll keep you updated as I continue to take it. From past personal experience, you really need to take a probiotic for a solid six to eight weeks before you start seeing results, so stay tuned for an update on that.
Monday Breakfast: 3 breakfast cookies (I make these at home using coconut flour, protein powder, yogurt, chia seeds and some chocolate chips)
Monday Snack: garlic hummus and cucumber
Monday Lunch: Salmon, salad and kraut, amaranth and butternut squash
Monday Dinner: Chicken thighs, potatoes and portobello mushrooms and salad.
Not pictured: protein shake
Tuesday Breakfast: Smoothie with blueberries and same ingredients as the smoothie on Sunday
Tuesday Snack: Protein cookies and whole milk
Tuesday Lunch: Baked cod, brussel sprouts and onions, butternut squash
Tuesday Snack: Garlic hummus and carrots
Tuesday Dinner: Sweet potato, salad, chicken thighs
Not Pictured: Protein shake
Wednesday Breakfast: Egg white omelette with raw cheddar, onions, orange pepper
Wednesday Snack: Smoothie with mixed berries and same ingredients as Sunday's smoothie
Wednesday Lunch: Salmon, Ground Turkey, Brussel Sprouts, Fingerling Potatoes
Wednesday Dinner: Ground Turkey, Brussel Sprouts, Fingerling Potatoes
Thursday Breakfast: Protein Pancakes (made with Rootz Nutrition protein powder, yogurt and eggs)
Thursday Lunch: Coffee, Grass-fed burger on brioche with cheddar and hand-cut fries. I included the before and after pic. Like I'm a little bit of a health nut, but not to the point where I'm not going to eat some fries if I want some damn fries. :) #letmelive
Thursday Snack: Go Raw carrot cake cookies
Thursday Dinner: Chicken, Bubbie's kraut, sweet potato, brussel sprouts and onions.
Not pictured: Protein shake.