My plan for this new year is to focus on hitting my protein macro for this new weight first (I’ve found that carbs, fat & calories tend to work themselves out if I’m doing what I need to do here). My old macro was 70g a day; this new macro is 80. I think I can do it while keeping the parts of my current diet that are working for me (light breakfasts namely) if I eat decent portions of something protein rich for lunch and dinner & plan ahead with meaty snacks.
The goal: 80g of protein a day; explore this brave new air fryer world.
M-Sat: Green smoothie (green apple, avocado, kale, spinach, orange juice, ginger – much like this recipe) with 2 scoops of collagen powder
Sunday: Blueberry flavored protein pancake from the gas station
Monday: Sausage & egg bowl (2 eggs scrambled with a little yogurt & spinach), 1 fake meat sausage, hot sauce, half a small avocado, bagel seasoning & the last of the leftover crispy potatoes.
Tuesday: 1/2 can chili tuna, guacamole, small diced cucumber
Wednesday: Another sausage & egg bowl – sans potatoes
Thursday: 150g leftover London broil tucked into tacos with the last of the kimchi
Friday: 200g leftover London broil (the last of it) chopped with the last of the cherry tomatoes & Choula
Saturday: Steak & kofta kebab at a friend’s house with some amazing fresh bread
Sunday: A chicken veggie bowl from Starbucks
Monday: 150g London broil & a baked potato (baked potatoes are bomb in the air fryer)
Tuesday: A mash of 150g taco beef, avocado, Choula, cherry tomatoes, onions & peppers & 3 tortillas crisped in the air fryer for scooping
Wednesday: Vegan General Tso-Style Protein Bowl
Thursday: Crisped carrot sticks with pomegranate tahini dressing (recipe coming some day) & tandoori marinated chicken bites
Friday: 1/2 – 3/4 cup of my delivery Indian pepper chicken, about 1/4 cup of the enchanting silky eggplant I’m eventually going to have to try and recreate & a naan
Saturday: Was way too full from lunch steak
Sunday: Leftover Indian pepper chicken
Mini kibbeh with tomato chutney on Wednesday
This week’s takeaway: Man, my body loves green smoothies. I felt much better about my vegetable consumption because of them, and my GI system was much happier.