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Motivational Thought for Thursday: (From Fitmixer Bootcamp)

Motivation

Thursday morning I woke up craving some eggs.  I used to make them every morning but I took a little break… Back to it 🙂

BREAKFAST

I made my Egg and cheese flatbread sandwich with laughing cow cinnamon cream cheese… Oh How I love these little wedges.  I’ve missed them in my life!  Perfect combo of carbs and protein in the morning.

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And some strawberries

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Lunch came quickly when my stomach started rumbling…

LUNCH

Veggie salad + avocado-  with a pesto & basil pesto grapeseed oil vinaigrette and a tuna patty on the side with some ketchup.

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Thursday after work I was going to go to crossfit… I only got one day in this week since they are closed Friday so they can set up for the Barbell Blitz.

When I saw the workout online, I was like whaaat is Med Ball Volleyball?

Since I love volleyball, I thought I wanted to go to the class but my friend said it wasnt that great of a workout….

So after dinner I did a mixture of a fitmixer bootcamp workout and my own thing at home 🙂  No equipment needed!

WORKOUT

full body workout

DINNER

For Dinner I made Wildtree Talapia.  It was supposed to be breaded but I did without that tonight.  I also made Cheesy Cauliflower Mash.  Also a half eaten crescent roll  🙂

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Cheezy Cauliflower Mash

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 head cauliflower- You could use more if you want
  • 1/2 -1 tsbp minced garlic   (or garlic powder if you dont have minced)
  • salt and pepper
  • Garlic Grapeseed Oil  (If you dont have grapeseed oil, olive oil or coconut oil would work too)
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 wedge- laughing cow cream cheese original

Directions:

  • Add pieces of cauliflower to food processor and blend until a rice consistency forms.
  • Heat a skillet on medium high heat;  add grapeseed oil, garlic, salt and pepper, and cauliflower to pan.  Saute for about 10 minutes until cauliflower softens
  • Transfer mixture to a bowl and add cheeses.
  • Serve warm!  Enjoy.

I absolutely love garlic and this totally hit the garlic spot!  I’ve also use this recipe in place of rice for stir fry- (minus the cheese)

DESSERT

I made a twist on the Brownie in A Mug and Made A:

Protein Brownie For One

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Ingredients: 

  • 1 egg white
  • splash almond milk
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 stevia packet
  • 1/2 scoop chocolate protein powder

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  • 1 tsp cocoa powder

Directions:

  • Mix all ingredients together in a mug.  Mix with a fork until egg is combined and smooth. 
  • Microwave for a total of 50 seconds, stirring every 15-20 seconds.
  • Top with extra almond butter if desired 🙂
  • Enjoy warm!

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Nutritional Info (approx) including 1 tbsp almond butter topping:

  • 278 calories
  • 11g  carbs
  • 4 g  sugar
  • 20g   protein

Have a good Friday Everyone!  I think we are getting Mexican tonight, I am so excited!  I haven’t had real Mexican food in I don’t know how long!

Do you like almond butter or peanut butter better?

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Workout of the Day:

Saturday I got up early to workout before we went three hours South to visit family.  I ate half a banana and drank my White Flood before I went to the gym, hopefully it would hold me over.

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I started to get a little hungry, so after the gym I rushed home to eat breakfast. I made scrambled eggs with one egg and 1-2 egg whites with low fat shredded cheese.  I love scrambled eggs!

BREAKFAST:

Another one of my GO TO breakfasts lately has been an egg, cheese and bacon sandwich on a toasted sandwich thin.

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Last time I made it I melted a thin slice of Swiss on top of the eggs, and then layered the sandwich with turkey bacon!

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sandwich

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We traveled down South to spread Christmas Cheer!  Lots of UK fans in the Puckett Family!  You won’t believe what we had for Christmas Dinner!  Steak and baked potatoes!  We also had green beans, a salad, rolls, and nanny always makes homemade strawberry jam, that my brother-in-law destroyed!

Pucketts

I usually eat smaller lunches, so I skipped the baked potato, but the steaks were awesome!

And then I ate about half of the pan of this dessert!

And I am not kidding at all.  It was chocolate, and coconut squares of deliciousness!  Nanny made them so of course they were to die for!

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Every year we play “Secret Santa” and THE LAMP shows up every year as a gag gift!!  Do you ever play this game and the same object comes back every year??  This is one of those lamps that looks like a “Lite-Brite” Game.  I used to have that toy!

lamp

You have to remember Lite Brite!!

Poor Papa got an Olay gift set.  Nanny was happy enough to switch.  They are so cute 🙂

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Eric and I by the HUGE, beautiful Christmas tree!

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Sue (my mother in law) and I.

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And then we traveled 3 hours home.  Had to get home to our pups, who were anxiously waiting for us!

Hope everyone is having a good weekend!  2 MORE DAYS TIL CHRISTMAS!

If you play dirty Santa do you have any gifts  that show up every year!?!?



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