Who would have thought that cooking at home would be so exhausting!?
And your mealtime challenges are compounded further by bare grocery store shelves and a lack of time. When you need a night off from cooking and dine-in restaurants aren’t an option, takeout can be a convenient alternative. Your local restaurant may save the day!
Even though restaurants are closed to eat-in diners, they may still offer takeout meals. Now is the perfect time to invest in takeout to save your sanity AND keep small businesses afloat.
Making healthful choices from an online menu can be a challenge — especially since nutrition facts are not always posted to online menus.
Here are a few tips to keep in mind to help you decipher the meal delivery or take-out menu:
For the month of May, 78 athletes came together (virtually) on 4 teams to complete 4 weeks of challenges. Even though we were on isolation and lockdown, this didn't stop our community from coming together to work as (virtual) teams to complete these challenges and workouts.
There’s nothing more satisfying than rolling out of bed to a warm muffin and a cup of coffee or tea. Imagine if that muffin was actually full of protein, keeping you satisfied for hours. Now it’s a reality! Make a batch of these delicious gems on the weekend and enjoy throughout the week. Bonus, they freeze well! No more worries if you hit snooze a few too many times in the morning.
Who knew you could have pudding for breakfast without guilt, throwing off your diet and being completely vegan. It’s as simple as lining up a few jars, throwing the ingredients in, shaking it up, and letting it sit overnight. THEN VOILA!! Play with the toppings for added fun to your morning.
Move over scrambled eggs in the morning, we have a new player in town. Chickpea flour, aka garbanzo bean flour, has incredible properties where it can be used in sweet baked goods, and in savoury dishes like this scramble. Chickpeas have many strong healthy qualities like being a fibre and protein powerhouse. This vegan scramble will work with any veg you like, so feel free to mix and match with your favourite fresh herbs.
Mug cakes are ingenious - simply mix a few staple ingredients in your favourite mug, pop in the microwave, and in no time at all you can be enjoying a delicious cake-for-one. No leftovers to worry about going stale. No preheating the oven. No mixing bowls or whisks to wash up. For those who crave sweets, appealing to your taste buds first thing can squish those cravings early on. So next time you're craving something sweet but are short for time, this incredibly simple mug cake is sure to hit the spot. Plus high in protein! Just top with your favourite nut butter and fruit of choice.
Find you have a low appetite after your workouts? Or are you short on time and don't want to prepare and eat a full meal?
Try this smoothie idea!
This nutrient-packed smoothie is high in protein & easy to digest carbs, but low in fat to support quick re-fuelling and recovery after hard workouts
Fast food restaurant egg bites are all the rage right now for being nutritious and quick options for breakfast on the go. But they aren’t as healthy as many of us don’t realize with loads of cheese and stabilizers added. Plus the cost of buying them daily adds up quickly. Ditch the takeout and make them at home instead!
Protein pancakes are an easy option for a quick breakfast option OR something you can double or triple and have for a few days. Simple few ingredients most of us already have at home. Play around with adding cinnamon, vanilla, cardamom, or mini chocolate chips. Simply reheat in the morning and top with fresh berries/ fruit/ local maple syrup OR turn into a sandwich with natural nut/ seed butter and low sugar jam to have on your way out the door.
Alex recently celebrated her 2 year anniversary with us, and we could not be more proud and grateful! Alex joined us 2 years ago with previous CrossFit experience, but she remained humble and always willing to learn from the coaches. Since day 1 she has remained consistent, goal-oriented and a positive role model in our community. We could not imagine a more deserving athlete of the month!
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