So a few people have asked about my nutrition.
I am a distance runner, (as if you did not know by now) hehe.
I have celiac disease and do not tolerate dairy products well
I like to eat close to paleo
I do not carbo load
I do follow the Weight Watchers program and have lost over 100 pounds while doing so
I get a lot of questions like, so what do you eat everyday? How do you follow the program? How do you like it?
So I am thinking I will *try* to post once a week, some food for the week that I ate, that I liked, and recount some of my days and how I spent my points or caloric allowance. Maybe this will give you some ideas, and in turn maybe I can get some ideas too! I like learning new foods to try etc so I thought this might help open the doors to comments etc :)
I eat this way as a choice and as a feeling. Simply, I feel better, run faster, and perform better when I eat the way I do, clean and mostly unprocessed food. I cook everyday. I just prefer it to eating out, etc. Again, all this is, is me sharing what works for me. ;)
So this week in pictures:
*forgot to take pictures of breakfast sorry lol, I will get better next week but everyday I eat egg beaters and vegetables for breakfast.
So to wrap it all up, a typical day 90% of my points are spent on protein, and 10% on other snacks. Usually the break down is:
6 points for breakfast, 3 points plus for 1 cup of egg beaters and 3 points plus for the ground turkey mixed into the eggs mixture.
5-6 points plus for lunch, the salad is free, dressing is 1 point, and protein 5 points
5 points for late afternoon protein snack, usually I will do a vegan protein shake or a luna protein bar. I have been working out in the afternoon or early evening so I need this to hold me over until dinner.
7 points for dinner usually like the ones pictures above about 6 points for protein and 1-2 points for oil and things to cook my vegetables in.
I snack on fruit throughout the day and carrot sticks, raw veggies and sometimes I will have some hummus, that costs 2 points for a few tablespoons
If I am long running I have sweet potato wedges, I like those baked with cinnamon.
I also love winter squash cooked. I can snack on a cup of that mashed up plain anytime of day.
What do you like to snack on?