The Good Stuff — proteins in a diet

The Importance of Food Timing

We all know food timing can be overwhelming and confusing but it doesn't have to be.  Food timing is important for feeling your best and fueling your workouts. The timing component comes down to your schedule and preferences when eating. A lot of it based off of how you feel throughout the day and may need to be adjusted over time.  For us, we like to keep it simple.  1. We always stick to breakfast, lunch and dinner. Some people prefer smaller meals throughout the day, but make sure you at least eat the three main meals. This will help you create...

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Stop Complaining About Meal Prep

Yes, we know... meal prepping every week is annoying and can be exhausting! But there are ways to knock out your weekly meal prep within a few hours.  Meal prepping doesn't have to be difficult and doesn't have to be fancy. Just make a plan and keep it simple.  Some tips for a faster meal prep: 1. Bake in bulk: pick two proteins, two veggies and a carbohydrate you would like for the week. Arrange them on a large baking sheet and pop everything in the oven! If you have a grill, this is also an option. You can quickly...

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Steak Anyone?

Protein is one of the 3 macronutrients that we have discussed in previous blogs.  Most people understand why we need carbohydrates and fats in our diet, but what about the protein?  Today we are going to delve into the reasons why getting the proper amount of protein is important in your nutrition plan. Satiety- Satiety is how full or satisfied you feel after eating. Protein is the best macronutrient at increasing this feeling. Additionally, it will help you feel full for longer so you aren’t tempted to sneak in some snacks later in the day! TEF- Thermic Effect of Feeding- The thermic...

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