Making A Balanced Healthy Meal Without The Stress:

August 4, 2017

 

Perhaps You Are Going ‘Paleo’, ‘Ketogenic’, ‘Vegan’, ‘Pescatarian’, ‘Atkins’, HFLC, HCLF, or Any Other Number of Fun Words To Plug Into Your Diet! If You Are Doing Those, More Power To You and I Truly Hope It Works Out For You! However, If You Fall Under The Camp of ‘Normal Adult Just Wanting To Eat Like One and Be Healthy But Get Confused Easily’ Then This Little Quick Protocol To Build A Meal Will Help You Do Just That. With All of These Different Diets and Media Pumping The Next Big Thing, or Looking On Social Media and Seeing ‘7 Weeks To This' or ‘The Perfect Diet Plan For YOU’, and All The Other Junk That Is Shoved In Our Face It’s Tough To Determine What Is A Carb, What Is A Protein, Where Do I Get Fats In, Etc.  The Reality Is That Most of These Diets and Plans Are Just One Path and Most Often A Path That Will Work Great For A Few Weeks or Months…Until of Course It Stops.  Instead of Falling For All The Nonsense Just Check Out This Simple Guide To Making Healthy, Nutritious, and Delicious Meals That Will Fill All of Your Macro and Micronutrient Needs Without The Guesswork! Follow The Precision Nutrition Guides and Just Plug and Play! 

 

Build Your Meal From The Sections Below…

 

Veggies: Choose 1 or 2 of These:

  • Green Beans

  • Brussel Sprouts

  • Asparagus

  • Broccoli 

  • Bell Peppers

  • Spinach

  • Romaine Lettuce

  • Carrots

  • Cabbage

  • Bok Choi 

  • Kale

How Much? … About 2-3 Big Handfuls!


Protein: Choose 1 of These: 

  • Eggs 

  • Salmon

  • Beans

  • Chicken

  • Turkey

  • Beef

  • Pork 

  • White Fish 

  • Shrimp

  • Natural Yogurt 

How Much? … About A Portion The Size of Your Palm! (This Does Not Include Your Fingers)

 

Fats: Choose 1 of These:

  • Coconut Oil

  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • Avocado Oil

  • Grape Seed Oil

  • Nuts

  • Raw Nut Butter

  • Avocado

  • Grass Fed Butter 

How Much? … About 1 Spoonful! 

 

Carbs: Choose 1 of These:

  • Fruit 

  • Yam

  • Rice (Any Kind)

  • Potato 

  • Oatmeal (Gluten Free) 

  • Squash

  • Quinoa

How Much? … About The Size of A Deck of Cards! 


Alcohol: Choose None of Any of These:

  • Beer

  • Wine

  • Liquor 


Spices: Try A Variety of These Naturally Great Taste Upgraders:

  • Turmeric

  • Ginger

  • Oregano

  • Basil

  • Onion Powder

  • Thyme 

  • Cinnamon 

  • Cumin

  • Cilantro

  • Red Pepper Flakes

How Much? … Whatever Floats Your Tastebud Boat! (Be Cautious of Too Much Spice and Digestion Issues) 

And That's It, Nothing More Nothing Less…Fight The Desire To Make This More Difficult Than It Is! Just Look At The List Above and Combine 1 Option From Each Section…When You’re Done You Will Have A Deliciously Healthy Meal Without Any of The Headache and Waist Growth.  It’s Very Easy To Get Lost In The ‘Diet Words’ and ‘Food Terms’ Like Carbs, Fats, Protein, Paleo, Vegan, and The List Goes On.  However With The Basics We Can Get Lifelong Results of Health and Happiness! 

 

A Few Additional Tips….

  • If You Feel Like You Don't Need The Extra Carbs…Just Take Em Out! 

  • Don't Get Them All In For Each Meal …. Awesome! 

  • Didn't Get Any Protein In For Lunch … Awesome! 

  • Don't Get Any Protein Is For Any Meal … Not Awesome, But When You Make Up For It Next Meal…Awesome! 


Don't Overthink It, Just Learn A Little Bit More Each Day, and Build The Skill of Eating Healthy! 


Smile, Laugh, Tell Someone You Love Them, and Keep Living The Gooder Life! 

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