Posts Tagged ‘meals’

Sometimes just looking at a meal plan just won’t cut it. You want to know exactly what should/should not be in your kitchen and you want to see examples. So, to continue on the inventory I have been taking of my foods, I bring you: my pantry!

 

  • Mom’s Best Naturals Oat and Honey cereal
  • Nature’s Path Organic Heritage Flakes
  • Muesli
  • Cranberry Cashew Granola
  • Levant Falafel Chips
  • Whole Wheat Pita Chips
  • Silver Hills Big 16 bread
  • Xtreme Wellness spinach and herb tortillas
  • Whole wheat fig bars
  • ProBar Superfood slam
  • Earnest Eats cran-lemon zest food bar
  • Trail mix
  • Energy bites
  • Kind fruit and nut bars
  • Bob’s Red Mill steel cut oats
  • Ronzoni 100% whole wheat pasta
  • Slivered almonds
  • Pecans
  • Walnuts
  • RiceSelect Texmati rice
  • RiceSelect tri color orzo
  • Ronzoni Garden Delight veggie pasta
  • Whole wheat flour
  • Canned lima beans
  • Canned chili beans
  • Canned peaches
  • Canned mixed greens
  • Whole flax meal
  • Bob’s Red Mill Coconut Flour
  • Goya coconut milk
  • Goya black beans
  • Local honey
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Olive oil
  • Raw peanut butter
  • Raw peanut butter with dark chocolate
  • Garden of Life Raw Meal
  • Nuun electrolyte enhanced drink tablets
  • Vitamin C
  • Swanson Joint Care
  • Sundown Natural adult gummy multivitamin

So for all of those who ask me if they need to cut out carbs to eat clean, you can probably see my answer! Just be sure to go for complex carbs, like whole grains, not overly processed foods or simple sugars. Happy eating!

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Need some fruits and veggies in your life? Try this salad with grilled chicken to get your vitamins and protein in the same tasty meal. I like to use a 50/50 mix of spring mix and baby spinach. The number of chicken breasts depends on how many people you’re cooking for (if I’m cooking for multiple people, I’ll give each person their own chicken breast and just mix the salad separately). Marinade the chicken in a low sodium salad dressing and grill. While the chicken is on the grill, mix your spring mix and spinach with a handful of chopped walnuts, dried cranberries, chopped apple, and top with feta cheese. You can garnish the salad like I did with some whole carrots, or chop and mix them in! It’s that easy. I like to use either Greek or balsamic vinaigrette for a dressing. Toss and top with chicken and you’re done!