{meal prep}

I am very new to this meal prepping thing, this is my second week. I have to say, so far, I LOVE it! I hope it is not just the “new-ness” of the whole idea, and that I continue to love prepping my meals. I have been prepping for three to four days at a time. Last week I prepped for meals 2, 3, and 4. This week I added meal 5 as well! Here are some of my IG pictures from my very new found love that is meal prep.


Yes, that is my very own mini fridge…just for my new tupperware obsession and prepped meals 🙂


This is an example of my meal prep this week. Meal 1 changes daily, depending on my workout that morning and what I feel like {and more importantly how much time I have!}. Meal 6 also changes on what I feel like and what macros I have left to fill. What are macros, you say? That will be a future post! But if you can’t wait, google {if it fits your macros, or iifym}. Sometimes {most days} there is a meal 7 somewhere in there as well.


Do you meal prep, if not, let’s try it out together and join me on my meal prep adventure?? Let me know if you do!!
Peace Out~

{a staple recipe}



Protein Pancakes…Here is a recipe for a hearty protein pancake, with flavors of vanilla, chocolate, caramel, and peanut butter. I hope you like them! If you try them out, I would love to see how they turned out. IG them with @mom4everboys, #mom4everboys and/or #bunsandguns

For the Pancakes:

  • 1/4 cup protein powder {I use Cheater Guilt-Free Baking Mix, 100% vegan pancake, waffle & muffin mix that I purchase from http://www.bodybuilding.com}
  • 1/4 cup quick oats
  • 3 Tb. egg whites {1 egg}
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk {plain or vanilla, may need a bit more if you like your batter thinner, I like it thick}
  • 2 tsp. PB2 {regular or chocolate, I used chocolate this time}
  • cooking spray
  • 1/2 of a banana, sliced
  1. Mix first 5 ingredients until well blended.
  2. Heat up a small skillet on Med. to Med. Low, and spray with cooking spray
  3. Poor about 1/3 cup of batter into the pan {I cook one at a time}, wait until it starts to get brown around the edges and bubbles in the middle before you flip ({about 2-3 minutes}
  4. Should make 3 pancakes {sometimes 2 if I make them thicker or bigger}
  5. I put about 1-2 Tb. of the filling from below over each pancake as I make them, and of course stack them!

Filling & Topping

  • 1 scoop Beyond Driven Whey Isolate in Vanilla Caramel {www.beyonddriven.com}
  • 1 Tb. PB2 {regular or chocolate, again I used chocolate}
  • 3 Tb. unsweetened almond milk {may need a bit more or less, depending on how thick you want it, it should be about at syrup consistency}
  1. Mix all three together in a microwave safe bowl until well blended.
  2. Put 1 to 2 Tb. on each pancake as you make them and stack them.
  3. Put the left over in the microwave for about 30-40 seconds to turn it into a whipped protein fluff!
  4. Plop the fluff right on top.
  5. Top with banana slices
  6. DIG IN!

Calories: 392 I Protein: 53g I Carbs: 37g I Fat: 5g

Enjoy those protein pancakes!
Peace Out~