macro tracking

Adding Custom Meals to MyFitnessPal

Track your food more quickly by saving your own customized Meals in MyFitnessPal.  I use this to save takeout foods like Chipotle bowls so that I have my exact order […]

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Easier Food Tracking with MyFitnessPal

Track your food along with me in MyFitnessPal – this video covers the basics of finding your food in the database, using the barcode scanner, updating serving sizes, and looking at your macronutrients (protein, fat, and carbs).

strawberry gluten free muffins

Summer Sunshine Muffins + Serving Size Real Talk

One muffin, endless variations (two presented here!), pure summer vibes.

(MyFitnessPal tracking peeps – don’t forget that you can put the link to this post into MFP and it will read the recipe for you to make tracking easier!)

Healthy Restaurant Eating

If eating at restaurants and/or parties is a regular part of your life (as in, it happens more than 2-3 times a month), keep reading. I recently started eating at […]

Debunking the “1200 Calorie” Myth

Just when I think it’s going out of style, the “1200 calorie myth” crops back up – that is, the idea that 1200 calories is the magic “baseline” number for calorie consumption, or that it is the ideal “weight loss” number, or that it’s the “minimum daily” number.

The Most Important MyFitnessPal Number for Weight Loss

If you are honestly and thoroughly tracking your exercise and food in MyFitnessPal and you have your goal intake correctly set to reflect your BMR and activity level (NOT the default value that the app fills in), this one number can honestly tell you whether or not you are likely to lose weight:

Copying Meals in MyFitnessPal

Copying meals in MyFitnessPal can save a lot of time on your food tracking – as long as you know the steps!   First, tap “more” below the meal you […]