Posts tagged Lunch
The Secret Weapon to Eating Healthy

When I first became a personal trainer, I was excited to learn how to stick to a healthy lifestyle. I was doing decent-ish on the "healthy" scorecard while at my corporate job, but struggled with consistency.

Once I started at Equinox, I dove into as many trainings and certification programs as I could. I learned new exercises and fell in love with kettlebells. I studied how the digestion system works and learned what macros are and how to measure them. 

But I still wasn't great at consistently eating at home. I'd food prep, and have healthy options ready to go, but when it came time for lunch or dinner, chicken, broccoli and sweet potato just seemed way too boring. So I'd compensate with pizza and take-out. 

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Lunch Prep Made Simple

I am not a morning person, never have been. My mom used to wake me up for school when I was younger, and I'd sit up in bed, say something to her, and then promptly fall back asleep after she left. In college, I perfected the art of getting ready in 15 minutes or less, and used to snooze until the last possible second. 

Once I started my professional career, I had to leave slightly more time to get ready in the morning since hoodies and baseball hats were no longer an option. But I still had my routine down to the minute. If I misplaced my keys or had any expected delays, I was screwed. This also meant I had zero time for food prep at home.  


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Green Chile Ground Turkey

Sometimes ground turkey can be a little dry (blah), so when in doubt, add green chile! I know, I know, I'm partial, grew up on the stuff, but I'm telling you this recipe is so flavorful, NOT dry at all, and only takes 10 minutes to make. Plus you can get the green chile from Trader Joe's (t's not that spicy) for like $3 even if you don't live in New Mexico. I suggest you put it on pretty

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