Want to know the top reason why people fail at building healthier habits? They OVERCOMPLICATE things. You don’t have to be a nutrition expert to eat healthier or a personal trainer to get in great shape. You simply need to take action, find the things that work for you, then repeat them until it becomes a habit.
I’m a big fan of dialing in morning and evening routines first. My current morning routine involves gratitudes, movement, and a protein based breakfast (non negotiable). One of the ways I stay consistent is prepping my breakfasts ahead of time. Lately, I’ve been a huge fan of bowls! Here’s how I make them:
- 2-3 sweet potatoes (or regular potatoes) or 3 cups spiralized butternut squash noodles
- Avocado oil, olive oil, or ghee
- 1 lb ground meat (turkey, chicken, beef or bison)
- ½ teaspoon each of sea salt, garlic powder, smoked paprika
- 1 bag/container pre washed mixed greens, spinach, or arugula
- Topping of choice: fresh avocado, guacamole, Greek yogurt, Kite Hill almond milk sour cream, hot sauce, etc
- Wash and chop potatoes, toss with olive oil + salt. Place on a baking pan and bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes (or until tender when pierced with a fork). If using butternut squash noodles, add 2-3 teaspoons avocado oil to a pan over medium heat and cook until tender.
- While sweet potatoes/squash are cooking, add 1 lb of ground meat (chicken, turkey, beef or bison) to a large skillet with 1 tablespoon ghee or oil. Break apart the meat as it cooks and season with 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (if tolerated). Once meat is browned, taste and add more seasoning if needed.
- Build your bowl! Add a handful of greens (arugula, spinach, mixed greens, etc), ½ – ¾ cup sweet potato or squash; 1/2 cup of ground meat; top with Kite Hill almond milk sour cream, greek yogurt, and/or avocado.