I always try my best to make my own recipes if possible. In my household we are always looking for snacks that are quick to grab on the go, but still healthy. We love granola and I found that I was spending $7/bag on a local brand of granola every week! While I am all for supporting local business, this is something I can make at home and save myself the $$.
I meal prep this in advance, put it in a container and throw it in the pantry. It usually lasts a whole week (there are only 2 of us). So, here’s the recipe! Hope you like it! :)
1. Make a Plan of Attack
The best place to start with your plan is to ask yourself “Why?”. Why are you beginning this journey? Why now? How do you feel now and how will you feel once you achieve your ultimate goal?
You need to dig deep and discover your true motives for weight loss. Do you really just want to be fit or are you sick of not having the stamina to play with your kids outside? Do you really just want to lose 20lbs or do you want your significant other to feel full of pride that you take such great care of yourself?
For some people, consuming the necessary amount of protein on a daily basis in order to build & maintain muscle can be challenging. That’s why having a good protein powder on hand can be so beneficial.
Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues, as well as to make enzymes, hormones, and other body chemicals. Protein helps you manage your weight as it keeps you feeling fuller longer than the other macronutrients. It can also help improve your mood, stabilize blood sugar levels, promote healthy brain functioning and learning, protect your heart health, and slow aging.
Candice Canace has been a NASM certified personal trainer since 2014. She specializes in women's fitness, weight loss, functional anatomy and overall health and wellness. Candice offers one-on-one personal training and small group training to women in Charlotte, NC. She also provides home and gym workouts through her online training app and is a certified online trainer.
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