Wellness - Week 1

Oh hello! Last week I decided I needed to make a change. I normally eat whatever I want, and when I say whatever, I mean WHATEVER. Carbs for every meal? Sure! A chocolate bar and piece of pizza as a snack? Why not! No fruit of vegetables for days? You only live once! Okay okay, I will stop. But, from that you can for sure see where my problem stems from. I loved to eat whatever the hell I wanted. Plus, I am basically a child when it comes to listening what people say, so when someone is like “you may be feeling sick because you eat like shit” I immediately get defensive, and out of spite I continue to eat like shit in a “NO ONE CAN TELL ME WHAT TO DO” fashion. Real mature I know.

So, here I am telling you about my change to do the one thing I never thought I would. I decided to make the change suddenly, I think that if you have time to think about making a change then you stress out about it, well at least I do. So I just went for it. I ate something that made me feel so sick and bloated that I was on the couch all night in pain. I was sick of feeling like garbage, so I decided that the following day I was going to start eating better. My favourite blogger Caitlyn Covington of https://www.southerncurlsandpearls.com/ has really great wellness tips. I followed a few of her recipes that I will share below. Keep reading if you want to know the changes I made this week, the workouts I do, as well as a few of my favourite new recipes.

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I do the same workouts I’ve done since 2 months postpartum. I use the Sweat app and on the app I do the BBG workouts. I restarted them on week one since I took a break from doing them. They are only 20-30 minutes and are so hard! I absolutely love doing them, and I feel so good after.

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For recipes I’m going to share what a whole day looks like for what I would eat. These are just the recipes I’ve tried and loved during this week, I will add new recipes for every week!

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I have an iced matcha latte first thing every morning. It is so good and just makes me feel great. Plus matcha has so many health benefits.

What You Need:

1 TSP Matcha Powder

6 oz Water

Ice

Cashew Milk

Martini Shaker

  1. Fill martini shaker 3/4 of the way full with ice, add matcha and water. Shake for 20 seconds.

  2. Pour into another cup filled with ice.

  3. Add cashew milk to fill up the cup.

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I’ve had my coffee black since I can remember. I think there is always a debate if coffee is good or bad for you, but at least I am making it a bit better by not having cream in my coffee!

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What You Need:

Rice Cakes

Natural Peanut Butter

Chia Seeds

Im not going to degrade your intelligence by doing a set by step guide. By the picture you can clearly see how to make this so I will just leave it at that.

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What You Need:

1 Portobello Mushroom

1 Jalapeño

Medium Salsa

Greek Yogurt

1 Avocado

Cilantro

Chilli Powder

Taco Seasoning

1 Whole Wheat Wrap

Olive Oil

  1. Put olive oil in a sauce pan on medium. Throw in cut up portobello mushrooms and jalapeno, add chilli powder and taco seasoning.

  2. Once cooked, put mushroom and jalapeno’s in a wrap.

  3. Add toppings, salsa, greek yogurt, avocado, cilantro.

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What You Need:

Quinoa

1 Jalapeno

1 Can of Corn

Half a Tomato

1/4 of an Onion

Black Beans (strained)

1 Avocado

Greek Yogurt

Tomatillo Salsa (you can use whatever salsa)

Fetta

  1. Cook Quinoa.

  2. Cut the Avocado, Tomato and Onion.

  3. Strain Black Beans & heat up corn.

  4. Put everything in a bowl, serve with salsa and greek yogurt.

Thank you so much for reading!

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