I really rely on nuts, hummus and veggies. Cottage cheese is another one that I go to when I'm in a pinch for protein, though it is high in sodium, so I try not to turn to it too frequently. I'll have it with a sweet potato, or straight out of the tub if I'm in a real hurry.
Mainly eggs and chicken. I HAVE to have my protein, it is the only thing that keeps my hunger under control.
Fitness Minutes: (6,605)
672 7/6/12 3:30 P
Eggs, for sure! They're simple to prepare in a bunch of different ways, not terribly expensive for a high quality product, and full of protein, healthy fats, and all sorts of vitamins as well.
Fitness Minutes: (0)
1 7/6/12 3:13 P
wheat tortillas and beans, black beans or garbanzo 1/2 c, for lunch with 1/2 avocado or/and fresh tomato, broccoli slaw salad with tbsp dressing almonds, raw, sliced, measured with tbsp.- probably 2 or 3 tbsp green tea H2O of course- with squeeze of lime or lemon
Oat bran- To provide my body with enough fiber and minerals
Spinach - For my smoothie, to make it even healthier :) Vegetables, all kinds: - To keep myself healthy, to aid digestion, to add variety to my diet Fruit, especially blueberries, strawberries and oranges - To curb my sweet tooth
Chicken Breast - my fav protein because it's versatile, delicious, quick and filling Fish (salmon, tuna, tilapia, cod, pangasius) - my second fav protein Greek Yogurt/Cottage cheese - To get enough protein and thereby help my body recover from training
Nuts and seeds, especially almonds, pecans, coconut and poppy seed - They add healthy fats and help me reach a healthy caloric intake if I haven't eaten enough
Almonds, fruit, veggies, Rise Bars, and KIND bars.
Fitness Minutes: (23,497)
837 7/6/12 11:44 A
eggs or eggbeaters. I like to have a few hardboiled eggs in the fridge for a quick, high protein snack, and eggbeaters are great when you are starved because you get quite a bit of food for very few calories. scrambled with veggies and a little cheese they are quite filling.
I also love nonfat refried beans, although they are high in sodium. They are super filling and go with meat, eggs, etc.
I also like to have a big container of fresh salsa, either homemade or trader joe's, in the fridge. It's great on sandwiches, salads, eggs, and a big scoop is a serving of veggies.
Fitness Minutes: (13,625)
215 7/6/12 11:29 A
greek yogurt protein shakes (made at home) chicken breast!
Fitness Minutes: (2,719)
2 7/6/12 10:16 A
Greek yogurt is my go-to. Also, chicken and noodles (130 cal.) that you can heat up in the microwave makes for a good snack, except a little high in sodium.
Fitness Minutes: (125)
252 7/6/12 10:10 A
I have a few items fast that I go-to regularly every week Breakfast Kashi GoLean Crunch Dannon Activia Lunch/Diner Grilled Chicken Spinach Snacks Raisins Mixed Nuts (somewhat high in fat, but at least it is a good fat)
Whole wheat pasta and fat free plain greek yogurt. The pasta, to make sure I get enough carbs and the yogurt, because it's so versatile!
Fitness Minutes: (28,710)
144 7/6/12 10:05 A
Chicken breast and apples. They're my go-to items. I am trying to switch things up--to keep things interesting. Lately, I've made dishes with chicken thighs or lean beef. I'm still on my apple kick though.
I switch it up a lot, because I get bored...but fruits, veggies, brown rice, wild rice, and chicken are my biggies. :-)
Fitness Minutes: (27,360)
1,086 7/6/12 8:30 A
Non-fat yogurt and cottage cheese, chicken, carrots. The yogurt feels like a treat because of the sweetness, and the cottage cheese can be mixed into a lot of things. Chicken can be prepared any number of ways and I just love carrots!
Fitness Minutes: (2,845)
65 7/6/12 8:21 A
A lot of chicken to make sure I'm getting enough protein. Spinach for salads. Onions and peppers.
Something I like daily is 1/2 cup of a generic Fiber One cereal. 50 calories for that half cup, and it's a nice afternoon snack with a piece of fruit. I eat it dry. I can't live without my morning greek yogurt, either.
Fitness Minutes: (0)
516 7/6/12 8:04 A
Grilled chicken - lots of ways to use it and enjoy my meals!
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