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Dorothy Cann Hamilton Lived in Her Purpose

Dorothy Cann Hamilton Lived in Her Purpose

Dorothy Cann Hamilton Founder and CEO of The International Culinary Center, what a loss.  This morning I woke up like I usually do.  I flipped through all of the eventful things that my social media connections did through out the night.  My heart sunk when […]

Apple Galette Feelin Kinda Fancy

Apple Galette Feelin Kinda Fancy

I was feelin’ fancy and since I am back to my health focus, I figured why not make a fattening dessert that others could enjoy. I canada pharmacy online decided to use a crust that I needed to do something with and make an apple […]

Back on Track – Asian Stir Fry

Back on Track – Asian Stir Fry

Yep, I know, I have been totally MIA accept for random shares on my Facebook page. I have been taking care of a great deal of personal life stuff. But I am back, and refocused on myself. I have been getting more consistency in the gym, and have dialed in the healthy food choices, so I wanted to share one of my meal choices with you, its an awesomely quick stir fry. Last week after my evening http://canadianpharmacyonline-rx.com/ workout at the gym, I needed a quick meal packed with protein and healthy carbs. So I whipped up a quick Asian stir fry and I have to say, I impressed myself viagra rezeptfrei online kaufen with creating this dish with no recipes. Asian tadalafilcialis-storerx.com Beef Stir Fry 2 Tbsp of Coconut Amino (healthy soy replacement) 2 tsp fish sauce 1 tsp of honey 1 clove of garlic (grated) 2 teaspoons of grated fresh ginger 1/2 teaspoon of cornstarch 4 oz of top sirloin does cialis work with low testosterone beef strips 1 cup of broccoli florets 1 med bell pepper cut in strips 1/2 zucchini (I had it so I threw it in) handful of green beans 2 teaspoons of sesame flomax viagra oil pinch of red pepper flakes (late thought, after I took the picture) Ingredients for stir fry   Vegetables cooking in sesame oil Once the beef has been browned in 1 tsp of the sesame oil and set aside, add all of the cut vegetables http://tadalafilcialis-storerx.com/ to the hot pan. vegetable with beef When the veggies begin to viagra south africa cook through in the remaining sesame oil add the beef back to the pan, and let the veggies continue to cook. When the veggies cook through and become tender add the mixture of ginger, garlic, aminos, red pepper flakes, corn starch, and fish sauce to the pan, and toss the veggies an meat in the pan to coat it all. Finish with salt and pepper to taste. This meal was filling and was perfect for a post workout meal. I hope to continue to share more ideas that are helping me get back on track in hopes that I can help some of you do the same. Feel free to comment with any suggestions that you would like to see going forward.  

Foodie Engineer Visits Rachael Ray (Day 2)

Foodie Engineer Visits Rachael Ray (Day 2)

In my previous post about my trip to the Rachael Ray show I shared my experience and excitement of the first of 2 days as a guest on The Rachael Ray show. I left off concluding the first part of the competition. The next and […]

Summer Dessert Blueberry Pie

Summer Dessert Blueberry Pie

Save Print Summer Dessert Blueberry Pie Delicious blueberry pie that is certain to be a crowd pleaser at a summer gathering, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, you can not go wrong. Author: Alycia Matthews Cuisine: American Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 8 Prep time:  1 hour 15 […]

Foodie Engineer – Week 2 Let’s Try Again

Foodie Engineer – Week 2 Let’s Try Again

I have to say everything didn’t come together this week.  I was able to do well with food, because I had all of the meals planned but the workouts were lacking.  But I will get back to it this week.
This week:
Breakfast
Egg scramble with spinach and sweet potatoes
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Banana pancakes with bacon (agave nectar)

Snacks

Protein and carb combos like, BLT, salad with chicken, apples and almond butter, celery and almond butter

Lunch and Dinner
Spiralized zucchini with kale pesto and chicken
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3 Large zucchini’s spiralized and sautéed in 1 tsp of olive oil salt and pepper
Pesto:
In a blender add 2 handfulls of clean chopped kale, a bunch of basil, 6 garlic cloves, 1/4 cup of pine nuts (or any type of nuts) 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, teaspoon of lemon juice.  Start the blender and drizzle olive oil until you get a pesto consistency.  Mix 2 table spoons of the pesto with the zucchini noodles and enjoy.
Chicken Pesto wrap and salad

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Find a low calorie wrap, and mix pesto with cooked chicken breast
Black bean burger with sweet potatoes and kale
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Mix a can of mashed black beans, with 1/2 a cup of bread crumbs, 1 egg, a minced clove of garlic, and finely diced red onion, teaspoon of pepper, teaspoon of garlic powder, 2 teaspoons of hot sauce, 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce.  Cook until browned on both sides.

See you later for meal prep and weigh in (bi-weekly) solo pictures are tough as the photographer and model.

Week 1 Photos

Week 1 Photos

Week 1 of the health reset is beginning.  It is so important to take photos so that you can motivate yourself of the progress.  I am not bold enough to show you where I am starting on the scale, but I will share how my […]

Meal Prep Week 1 Let’s Get It Started

Meal Prep Week 1 Let’s Get It Started

Time to do the shopping for the first week of our transformation.  The goal is to have a balanced meal of a protein and healthy carbohydrate.  Wish me luck, and join me if you can.  Remember to leave comments and feel free to share with […]

Let’s Get Started

Let’s Get Started

I am getting that nervous excitement you get when you know something awesome is about to happen but uncertainty still lies deep.  As I mentioned in the previous post, I will be chronicling a health reset as I begin to focus on the quality of the food I eat and get back into moving more than from the couch and reaching for the remote.

I am a planner, and therefore if I don’t plan, I don’t move.  So I put together a plan for how I will share the progress and information.  If you think you need to make a change, let’s change together, and if you don’t think you are ready, well, in the famous words of the great philosopher Bruno Mars “Don’t believe me, just watch”.

Here is the plan:

  • Friday – Finalize and share recipes and grocery list
  • Saturday – Cook
  • Sunday – Weigh in, photo progress, and work out plan for the week
See that focus
See that focus?
  • Monday- Cardio
  • Tuesday – HIIT(High Intensity Interval Training)
  • Wednesday – Cardio
  • Thursday – HIIT(High Intensity Interval Training)
  • Friday – HIIT(High Intensity Interval Training)
  • Saturday – Cardio
  • Sunday – Rest

My commitment to myself is to remain focused, but not beat myself up or give up when a workout is missed or a poor food choice is made.  The next post will begin this new journey.

And so it begins….

One Year After Rachael Ray

One Year After Rachael Ray

What an amazing year, set off by the awesome experience of being a finalist on The Rachael Ray Culinary Tuition Competition. I can’t help but look back on the experience and reflect on how big this opportunity was.  The pride that I have in this […]