Meal 1: Breakfast
-egg white omelet with fresh spinach and feta
-cottage cheese w/jam
Meal 2: Mid-morning Snack
Meal 3: Lunch
-baby spinach topped with tuna salad
Meal 4: Afternoon Snack
Meal 5: Dinner
-protein (fish, chicken, etc.)
-vegetable (broccoli, carrots, etc.)
-whole grain (quinoa, brown rice, etc.)
-tilapia seasoned with lemon pepper, lime juice, and pepper (notice a theme?)
-broccoli and mixed veggies
*I am bad at baking fish- I hate it slimy so I tend to over bake it :-0
Having protein at every meal has really helped keep me satisfied longer.
The second biggest change is how my energy levels seem to remain stable throughout the day. I typically hit a wall around 3pm and get extremely tired. Now, I don't reach for extra caffeine in the afternoon or when I get home!
*As a disclaimer: It's important to make sure you consult a doctor before making any dietary or fitness changes*
That's all for now...I'm off to finish analyzing some data and prepare for class tomorrow.
Do any of you eat 5 meals a day?