5 posts tagged meal prep

Meal Prep Success Part 4: Grains

Meal prep is a healthy eating strategy that comes up constantly in my line of business. Whether you are trying to lose fat or build muscle, maintain your weight or train for a specific sport, preparing for success is paramount. Think about it. When you are hungry (I mean really hungry), do you always stop to make sure your choices are the healthiest? Probably not. When it's time for lunch and your only options for food within walking distance is McDonald's and Dunkin' Donuts, what's a person ... Continue Reading

Meal Prep Success Part 3: Produce Prep

Eating a healthy diet is not about eating less, it's about eating right. As a weight loss strategy, sure, eating less works in theory. And it will work for a short period of time in practice as well. But it's not sustainable, it's not fun, and it's not healthy. And so it won't last forever. Vegetables and fruits are my favorite things. If you don't share the same love for them, it's just a matter of time. Fruits and vegetables are packed with all of the vitamins, minerals, antiox... Continue Reading

Meal Prep Success Part 2: Prep Protein

Meal planning and prep is a powerful success strategy to help you stick to your diet (or as I like to call it, your lifestyle change). In Part 1 of the Meal Prep Success Series you learned what meal prep is, and the basics of how to do it. Part 2 introduces another success strategy, preparing protein, and explains how to apply what you learned in Part 1. Protein. It doesn't matter if you are trying to lose fat, to gain muscle, to eat clean or to stick to a paleo diet, protein is a super ... Continue Reading

Meal Prep Success Part 1: The Essentials

You've probably heard the phrase meal prep before. What is it exactly? Meal prep/preparation is essentially planning and preparing ingredients and meals in advance to make your life easier in the days to follow. The last thing that I want to do is complicated your life. This is EasyDietHQ.com, emphasis on the easy. My job is to make fitness and nutrition less complicated, less exacting and less of a pain in the ass. That’s why I encourage you to prepare what you can ahead of time. I ... Continue Reading

Chicken & Garden Vegetable Quesadilla

Remember when you were a kid and a quesadilla was the only thing you would order at the Mexican restaurant? And it was only acceptable if it was a plain, flour tortilla with cheese, and only cheese, oozing out? I love Mexican and Tex-Mex food. It'a a family thing. When I was a kid, my parents were pretty religious about visiting whatever Tex-Mex restaurant-of-the-moment was nearby. Chi Chi's was in when we were really little, Acapulco's for years after that (yes, the owner's new our ... Continue Reading