Which Holiday Leftovers You Should Take Home

Which Holiday Leftovers You Should Take Home

Every year, Thanksgiving dinner not only fills our bellies, it fills our fridge with cruel leftovers for days to come. This year embrace the leftovers and incorporate the best of the holiday traditions into your weekly meal prep. Don’t go to the family meal without your favorite prep containers and tote to bring home the delicious flavors!

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Don’t Skip Thanksgiving Dinner

If you think back over all the challenges you’ve faced during your efforts to eat clean and keep your body in peak performance, standing up to grandma’s holiday favorites ranks fairly high. You may have even seen the temptation as too great a challenge and skipped the big family meals all together. Or perhaps you dove right in giving yourself a day of indulgence but then suffered from guilt, stomach aches and weeks of getting back on track. We think it’s time to enjoy the seasonal feast once again!

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The Power of a Bowl

It is time for the plate to step back and collect dust for a while. This is the season of the bowl! During those hot summer months, the only thing your bowls saw were ice cream and cereal, but fall is here. It’s the season of comforting soups, hearty stews, deep pots and anything baked in the oven. Which also means meal prep just got a whole lot easier!

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Holiday Self-Care Plan

Whether you have family or not, work overnight or at the crack of dawn, follow a shake plan or strict diet, have allergies, spend all your time on the road or in front of a screen, live in a dorm or live at the gym, you have to eat something at some time if you want your body to keep functioning at its best. Nutrition is rarely found in a drive-thru or at a holiday dinner. This year, give yourself the gift of meal prep.

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Abs are Made in the Kitchen

So you’ve been going to the gym for a while now, clocking those hours weight training, hitting the mat for crunches, straining through hanging leg raises and still staring at the six packs all around you in envy. At this point it’s no longer an issue with muscle strength. You’ve been nailing the workouts with more and more ease, and yet those sexy, stomach muscles aren’t making their big debut. Why not?

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Meal Prep for Daily Life

Meal prepping each week is a key component to food and portion control; therefore, it is a pillar to health and weight management. It saves you time throughout the week. It saves you money. It brings balance and order into life, and yet it’s still not a mainstream habit. Why?

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No Time to Workout

The modern-day schedule is more sedentary than ever before! We sit at the breakfast table, in the traffic jam, at our desks, in front of the TV, at dinner, and then finish the evening at a computer, tablet or game console. Currently less than 5% of Americans get the recommended 30 minutes a day of exercise to help ward off disease and health issues. One of the primary excuses is time, and how can you change that?

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Balancing Fitness and Family

One of the most rewarding and challenging responsibilities we have in life is being a parent! This is not a job with paid vacations, weekends, sick leave, flexible hours or training manuals. It’s a plunge into the deep end and sink or swim for the next 20+ years of your life. So how exactly do you retain your hedonistic life of fitness, food and physical dedication?…

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