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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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It’s 51 degrees outside! The sun is shining. The snow is melting. It feels like spring! Hooray! 😎

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Sadly, the high for tomorrow is only 25 degrees, but I’ll take what I can get! 😉

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Hi, Murph!

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Check out the perfect heart that dried onto the front walkway of our house. How appropriate for Valentine’s Day!

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Snack

Mid-morning, my stomach started to grumble, so I whipped up a batch of roasted broccoli with Garlic Gold and olive oil. It held off my hunger until lunchtime, no problem.

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Workout

Before lunch, I hit the gym for a quickie workout. I ran for 30 minutes on the treadmill and did this workout. I thought about running some more, but I just wasn’t feeling it. Instead, I finished my workout with 15 minutes on the elliptical.

Lunch

For lunch, I whipped up a Blueberry-Quinoa smoothie, which was delicious, nutritious, and incredibly satisfying.

In the mix:

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1.25 cups Almond Breeze
  • 1/3 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder 
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed meal

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I have to admit that I’m rocking the smoothie recipes lately. Who knew I was such a skilled smoothie maker? Check out these recent concoctions:

Snack

A couple of hours later, I made myself a little treat: a whole wheat English muffin with peanut butter and butterscotch chips on top. <3

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I’m making Mal a special Valentine’s Day dinner tonight, so I need to get cracking on the preparations. Plus, the house needs a serious cleaning.

See ya!

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76 Comments

  1. Hey Tina (or someone) – maybe you can help me with my smoothie problem. I tried combining fresh blueberries, strawberries and almond milk in a smoothie, but it curdled! Any idea why?

    I have to say your smoothie creations sound amazing. I can’t wait to try the gingerbread one!

  2. I love butterscotch chips! How do you measure how much to put on the bread, though? I have trouble with portion control.

  3. can i please just say how much i love murphy?
    seriously.
    I LOVE all the far away shots of him where he’s just looking at the camera, he looks so confused all the time!!
    he is my favorite!!!

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