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Getting groceries: Fun Healthy meals!

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683 1024 Camy Kennedy

Getting groceries on weekends is one of my favorite things to do! It sounds silly but I enjoy being prepared for the week ahead and having some extra time on weekends to make some yummy healthy meals. It’s fun!

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Below I’ve put together a basic shopping list that you can feel good about buying. Each item is broken down into categories so that you know which macros you are taking in. Then you can prepare some fun healthy meals for the week.

Remember the rule of blood sugar stabilization is eating protein, carbohydrates and some fats in every meal.

 

Protein: (portion: size of palm)

  • chicken breast
  • tuna in water
  • turkey breast
  • ground turkey
  • lean turkey sausage/bacon
  • bison
  • cod/talapia/catfish/halibit
  • salmon (protein + fat)
  • lean beef (protein + fat)
  • fat free cottage cheese
  • fat free unsweetened greek yogurt
  • eggs

Carbohydrates: (portion: size of fist)

  • brown rice
  • quinoa
  • sweet potatoes
  • white potatoes
  • oatmeal
  • steel cut oats
  • Ezekiel bread
  • gluten free bread
  • whole wheat tortillas
  • corn tortillas
  • any fruits

Fats: (portion: size of thumb)

  • olive oil
  • almond butter
  • avocado
  • coconut oil
  • flax seeds
  • chia seeds
  • almonds
  • cashews
  • walnuts

Unlimited (free foods):

  • leafy green veggies (kale, spinach, collard greens, etc)
  • vinegar
  • mustard (not honey mustard)
  • salt free spices (cumin, pepper, paprika, etc)
  • salsa
  • hot sauce

 

This is a start to eating healthy and shopping for wholesome foods. If you have questions on how to make you own meals, please contact me on the form below. This list is adapted from the Venice Nutrition program and what I use to prepare my meals.

 

-camy kennedy

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