2/25: Fitness & Eats from the Week

Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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I'm Tina

I’m the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P). I use macros and functional nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.


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Hi, guys! Happy Saturday!

We had quite the eventful Friday night. We got a crazy rain and wind storm yesterday and ended up losing power for a few hours. We ate dinner via candlelight, which was kind of fun and reminded me of times as a kid when we lost power. Our dinners were kind of ridiculous – I ate tortilla chips, cheese, and pepperoni – but, hey, we made it work. The power came back on right before bedtime, so we were lucky.

Since power is still out in many parts around here, our CrossFit might not be able to open this morning, BUT that’s totally fine with us. Mal and I both re-committed to our workouts last week, so we’re reallllllly feeling it now. Even though we love a good Saturday “gym day,” we decided to let our bodies rest. Rest days are part of fitness, too! 🙂 That said, here’s a recap of my workouts from this week as well as some of my favorite meals and snacks. I hope you find them helpful to planning your own workouts and eats!


Sunday: Off

Monday: CrossFit 

A. Strength

Front Squat

5 x 4 @ 75%

B. Metcon

3 Rounds

50 Double Unders

10 OHS 135/95

-Rest 5mins-

3 Rounds


10 L Pull Ups

Tuesday: Pug walk (rest day)

Wearing: Brooks Launch 5 <— I love these for shorter runs (less than 6-7 miles) because they’re light and speedy. Speaking of the Launch, have you seen the Shamrock pattern? Just in time for St. Patty’s Day races!

Wednesday: KFIT


2 rounds:
1200 meter run with weighted vest
50 Russian KB Swings #35
90-second plank

Thursday: KFIT

2 rounds
10 calorie row
20 Push Press
30 Burpees
40 Double Unders

Friday: CrossFit Open WOD 18.2

Saturday: Off


“The Zabar” from Rosa Farms: Smoked salmon, cream cheese, red onion, and tomato on gluten-free bread. So delicious!!

Overnight oats made with a banana-blueberry pouch, chia seeds, and almond milk.

I was obsessed with blue cheese crumbles last week and put them on everything!

I’m loving these individually-packaged haddock fillets from Whole Foods (I’m the only one who eats fish in our house) – just defrost and cook up in a pan with some ghee, veggies, and seasoning. Easy-peasy!

Quickie lunch: Haddock, peas (frozen), and fermented carrots with spicy mustard. So yummmmm!

Peanut Butter Frosted Rice Cakes! Recipe on CNC next week! 🙂

One-Pan Roasted Kielbasa and Veggies! Recipe on CNC tomorrow, just in time for Sunday meal prep! 🙂

What do you think of these fitness + eats posts? Should I keep them coming or are they just okay?



  1. I love these kind of short snippet posts! I can’t stand blue cheese was an acquired taste for you? Also, is cheese usually hard for you to portion control? Whenever I used to eat dairy, I would put the ratio of cheese to actual lettuce of 2to 1,! Haha! Also, when you eat overnight oats do you eat them cold or hot?

  2. Hi Tina! I feel like the fitness part of this post is kind of repetitive. I follow your blog regularly so I already heard about all your workouts. The food stuff is OK, sometimes you post that, sometimes not.

    Also…I am really enjoying your videos. Some people are kind of nervous and awkward but you seem very comfortable. I’m not usually one to watch lots of the videos (usually I’m at work or something) but I also love that they are short. Just wanted to give you a compliment.

  3. Love them, but don’t love the recipe teasers (just kidding as long as I get them I’m happy!)…..love the workout posts too it’s nice to see these

  4. I like the workout ideas for when I can’t get to crossfit. I actually did your skittles workout this morning.

  5. Love them! This is very inspirational. I do believe that fitness links to a good health. My wife and I been researching for some good workouts. Good thing I open this website and read your article. Thanks for these and we truly love your videos. Cheers!

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