Well, Week 7 is now in the books, and I am playing catch up, but here are some of the meals that I we ate this week. Grant and I have been loving eating this way. The one hour workouts are really wearing on us mentally because it seems so long, but once the 80 days is up I plan to switch back to the 30 minute workouts. However, I think we plan to continue eating this way. We really like how much more prepared we are, and especially how much healthy food we eat. We also have almost no waste as far as food goes which is a huge change from before. We hated how much food was wasted, but just never had a good game plan on how to change that.
So this is week 6, and out first ReFeed day where we get to eat more carbs with white flours and fruits to help rebuild stuff in the muscles. Refeed day was worse for me, because it helped some of my cravings come back, but all in all it was nice eat ing more fruit and “healthier” sweets and different carbs for a change. Instead of doing the meal plan break out, I figured I would just list the meals that we ate in random orders this week as more of a meal plan inspiration.
Wow, here we are at week 5 which is also the start of Phase 2. This week has been rough for me, the workouts are longer again, all of the workouts are new, and getting up at 5 when you don’t get enough sleep makes me cranky. However, I lost 3 pounds and 2.5 inches during phase 1 so not too shabby. Anyway, this phase I decided to add an extra red to my count even if I am still in Plan B due to the fact that the others on this meal plan take the beach body recover which is pretty much like a protein powder which counts as a red. Below is our meal plan which is kind of thrown together last minute. We had a lot of stuff planned on the weekend, so I feel like I am still trying to catch up.
So here we are at week 4. After this week, I think phase 2 starts which means my meals might be more tailored for a different eating plan, but since we haven’t gotten there, I’m not sure how it will all look at that point. Below is our eating plan for the week. Also, I mainly plan so I know what groceries to buy. Then as we get toward the end of the week, I start using up other random odds and ends we have in the freezer or pantry, or change up the plan a tad if we have a craving for something different. For instance, Friday of last week, we all wanted pizza. So we tried a cauliflower crust pizza recipe with sweet potato fries and fried eggs. The pizza tasted pretty good, but not even close in consistency to pizza, and pretty much just counted as a veggie. It was also a lot of work, so I don’t plan on making it again. I also tend to not count in an orange container in a lot of my plans since I don’t eat a ton of seeds, and I use some coconut oil with cooking so I count it as that.
Here is a new recipe that I came up with while doing the 80 Day Obsession Workouts and eating plan. I wanted something that was quick, easy, and full of veggies, eggs, and a few carbs.
Week one of 80 Day Obsession was a big success. This is my first time using the containers for any of my workouts with beach body on demand. Before this, I would just eat healthy and counted calories. So far I haven’t really felt restricted because it is a lot of food to eat, and it is eaten on a regular basis which helps a lot too. I also tried to place a fruit in the evening so when my sweet tooth hits, I can go ahead and eat something sweet without compromising my goals. I also made a few mistakes on last week’s meal plan. For instance, I thought refried beans were considered a protein where they are really a carb. So a few mistakes, but hoping this week is a lot smoother. I also LOVE doing the meal prep on Sundays. It is so nice having most of the sides ready and assembled where it is literally grab and go. Since my whole family is eating all of this with me, it means I can’t do a whole week in advance. So, I have been doing certain things to help most meals go smoother for us. Also, these plans are a guide for me so I know what to prep, but certain days, I might switch out a veggie or a carb or who knows what while sticking to the containers assigned to that meal. Also the meals can be somewhat flexible in where they are moved to.