Our meals are all made to order and ingredients may be subject to change based on freshness and availability of the ingredients used.  Nutritional information is accurate to the best of our knowledge. 

 Information provided is based on FDA approved database. Serving size may vary.

Nutrition Facts

Chicken Fajita

Calories: 400

Protein: 32g

Carbohydrates: 32g

Fats: 15g

Teriyaki Meatballs 

Calories: 430           

Protein: 28g

Carbohydrates: 29g  

Fats: 23g

Chicken & Mash

Calories: 390          

Protein: 30g

Carbohydrates: 28g  

Fats: 18g

Chicken Fajita

Calories: 480

Protein: 37g

Carbohydrates: 35g

Fats: 15g

Teriyaki Meatballs 

Calories: 570           

Protein: 38g

Carbohydrates: 39g  

Fats: 28g

Chicken & Mash

Calories: 460          

Protein: 36g

Carbohydrates: 33g  

Fats: 19g

Chicken Fajita

Calories: 310

Protein: 35g

Carbohydrates: 7g

Fats: 15g

Teriyaki Meatballs 

Calories: 330           

Protein: 27g

Carbohydrates: 9g  

Fats: 22g

Chicken & Mash

Calories: 310          

Protein: 28g

Carbohydrates: 9g  

Fats: 18g

Lemon Basil Chicken

Calories: 330

Protein: 29g

Carbohydrates: 29g

Fats: 11g

Beef Bolognese & Mash

Calories: 370

Protein: 29g

Carbohydrates: 18g

Fats: 20g

Thai Panang Chicken

Calories: 350

Protein: 33g

Carbohydrates: 32g

Fats: 10g

Southwest Quinoa Bowl

Calories: 350

Protein: 15g

Carbohydrates: 42g

Fats: 14g

Lemon Basil Chicken

Calories: 460

Protein: 37g

Carbohydrates: 47g

Fats: 13g

Beef Bolognese & Mash

Calories: 450

Protein: 34g

Carbohydrates: 26g

Fats: 23g

Thai Panang Chicken

Calories: 450

Protein: 40g

Carbohydrates: 48g

Fats: 11g

Southwest Quinoa Bowl

Calories: 500

Protein: 23g

Carbohydrates: 49g

Fats: 24g

What  Are Macronutrients

Lemon Basil Chicken

Calories: 240

Protein: 28g

Carbohydrates: 9g

Fats: 11g

Beef Bolognese & Mash

Calories: 330

Protein: 28g

Carbohydrates: 8g

Fats: 20g

Thai Panang Chicken

Calories: 260

Protein: 32g

Carbohydrates: 11g

Fats: 10g

Southwest Quinoa Bowl

Calories: 380

Protein: 18g

Carbohydrates: 27g

Fats: 23g

Macronutrients consist of protein, carbohydrates, and fats.  To achieve optimal results to look and feel our best our bodies require a well balanced diet.  Daily consumption for macronutrients and calories vary for each individual based on body type, height, weight, level of activity, and goal.  Follow the links below to get a starting point for reaching your fitness goals. Once you have this starting point you can make adjustments based on your progress and how you feel.  

 

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Eat According To Your Goal

You should feel great while you work towards your fitness goals, and build habits you can live with to succeed long term.  How many times have you tried dieting only to be right back where you started? Isn't the objective to reach your goal and maintain? For optimal results you need a well balanced diet, and a low calorie diet for a long period will slow down your metabolism.  You may reach your weight loss goal, but once you start consuming regular food you gain the weight back as a result of your slow metabolism. Whether your goal is weight loss, muscle building, to improve your health, or quality of life as you age, by understanding nutrition you can take control to look and feel your best without depriving yourself of food you love, and you can reach your goal and stay there.  Going from A to B will take some effort, but the great thing is once you reach your goal it will be much easier to sustain your results.  Macronutrients consist of protein, carbohydrates and fats, and our bodies need all three for various reasons. 

Protein manages our metabolism, aids in tissue repair, and although it doesn't build muscle it does provide the nourishment that our muscles need in order to grow.  The building blocks of protein consist of amino acids, and in order for food to be considered a complete protein it must contain nine branches of amino acids.  Eggs and meats are complete proteins, but beans and nuts are not.  Essential amino acids aid in repair of ligaments, tendons, organs, muscles, glands, hair, skin, and nails.  Aminos also fight off bacteria and viruses by aiding in formation of antibodies.  Examples of good sources of protein include chicken, fish, beef, turkey, lamb, bison, and eggs. 

Carbohydrates are the go-to source for energy. Our body stores glycogen that is converted from carbohydrates, then broken down to glucose. A good way to understand it is by looking at glycogen as a gas tank that goes from full to empty as we move.  Any carbs you eat that overfill the "gas tank" will store as fat, but low glycogen levels for too many days will have negative affects on your body, and the weight loss will eventually stop. The type of carbohydrates consumed is important because complex carbs (or slow digesting carbs) are beneficial for weight loss because our bodies use them as energy throughout the day.  Fast digesting carbs breakdown a lot faster and unless they're utilized by the body they'll store as body fat. Examples of carbohydrates include breads, potatoes, rice, pasta, yams, oatmeal, fruits, and vegetables.

Fats are not created equal, but when we hear that term we instantly think “not good”.  Some fats are not good for our health or waistline, and too much of anything isn't good for us.  Over the years research has proven that healthy fats (monounsaturated & polyunsaturated) reduce the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Bad fats are known as trans fats which have no health benefits or a safe margin for consumption.  Saturated fats can increase cholesterol and increase the risk of heart disease. Examples of  healthy fats include salmon, peanut butter, almond butter, olive oil, almonds, walnuts, avocados, coconut oil, and dark chocolate.

Calories are important and understanding and how much to consume will vary for each individual based on several factors.  Body type, body weight, level of activity, occupation, and off course your goal.  To gain muscle which is essentially gaining weight you will need to increase your caloric intake with the right macronutrients to provide your body with the nutrients required in order to promote muscle growth. To lose weight it seems that the obvious answer would be to do the exact opposite. This is partially true, but it must be done with a well balanced diet that doesn't cause negative effects on your body.  You should feel great while working towards your goal, and a large decrease in caloric intake is not the answer for long term success.  For those of us that tried this approach know that eventually you will be back to where you started.  Let's be honest.  None of us want to eat salads for lunch or give up burgers, pizza, candy, or ice cream, and for long term success you should not have to.  A spike in your caloric intake once or twice a week is actually beneficial for reaching your fitness goals for weight loss and muscle building.  It will boost your metabolism, and also give you something to look forward to. 

Micronutrients consist of vitamins and minerals which play a key role in overall health. The category includes calcium, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, iron, copper, fluoride, zinc, iodine, vitamin A,D,E,K,C, B6, and B12.  It is important to incorporate nutrient dense food to your meals.  Some of the foods that contain these vitamins and minerals include spinach, beef, yogurt, fish, eggs, cashews, bananas, peppers, broccoli, and turkey,

 

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