WHAT TO ORDER AT STARBUCKS + AT HOME LATTE

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COFFEEEEEE…

Cannot get of it.  You know how much I love my coffee.  Especially now that I have the busiest toddler I have to chase, plus side note: he’s teething & sleeping the worst so I am running on little sleep here.  But with that said I get shit done & handled with my coffee.

I am always posting what I get on my snapchat & insta stories, and you guys love it & always ask what it is,  So I wanted to make a full post on it.  It is the most simple drink & super good on macros.  When ordering at Starbucks you have to be careful of almost everything on the menu… full of empty calories & sugar.

SO, What to stay away from?

The trick to Starbucks is to order a latte with milk & no added sugars (vanilla, chocolate hazelnut syrup etc..)  Otherwise those drinks will get you.  Most of them are high in sugar, carbs & fat.  All you have to do is google “starbucks calories” & most of them pop up.  For example a Frappuccino Blended Coffee has 51 carbs!!  No thanks.  That is SO much and so not worth it (to me at least)   I would rather have two slices of Aspen Mills whole wheat toast, with some grass fed butter.

SO, what to order?

I always order an Iced Soy Latte w/ cinnamon powder sprinkled on top.  Macros?

Calories: 130, Carbs: 17, Fat:3.5, Protein: 7

Or, I order an Iced Grande Almond Milk Latte w/ cinnamon powder on top.  Macros?

Calories: 70, Carbs: 6, Fat: 4, Protein: 2

Or if you like Milk better, then I recommend getting skim or 2%.  

So I like the Soy Latte better, because the taste is better to me, but if you don’t want to make room in your macros for them then you can get the almond milk.  Still good too!  

If you’re not the BIGGEST coffee lover, but still love drinking it, then get 1 pump to 1/2 pump of their sugar free syrup.  

So since each coffee is over $4, that can get a little pricey if you’re going everyday.  So I decided I would just make my own at home and it actually tastes identical to starbucks!  The photo above is the Iced Soy at home Coffee.  

Recipe for IN HOME SOY COFFEE

Add 1/2 cup ice into large cup

Add in 1 cup Starbucks brewed Iced Coffee

Add 1 cup Soy Milk

Stir, and sprinkle cinnamon on top!  & finished!

COFFEE MUGS

Macros?  

Calories: 90 Calories, Carbs: 7, Fats: 4

Okay guys, off to do some Headspace meditation for 10 minutes while Oaks naps.  Going to talk about it so soon!  This is only my second day 🙂

Chat soon,

xoxo, 

Sara Lynn

SCREW THE SCALE

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I am sharing this with you today to point out one simple fact.  Things take time.  All things take time.  Patience is the only way to succeed anything great and worthwhile.  

Yes I look great in both, and I am not showing this as a typical before and after.  I wasn’t even trying to change my body after the first photo.  I just started shifting my diet a little more by not drinking any beer haha (I am serious haha), and staying away from added sugars, and simply just putting in more effort in the gym with the help of my lovely guides!  

To the left was BEFORE I started my guides, and to the right was AFTER a year or so of doing them.

I do and still do my 30 DAY AB CHALLENGE and LOVE HIIT BODY GUIDE religiously.  Not the 5 days a week all the time on my ab challenge, but I do at least 3 days a week.  Sometimes I will just do 3 rounds instead of 4 rounds

 My LOVE HIIT BODY GUIDE, I repeat that program every 4 weeks, and challenge myself to get better every month, by upping my weights a little or adding a round.  They’re 4 rounds in each work out, and sometimes I didn’t finish all 4, but I can tell you doing it for over a year now, I complete 4 every time.  

You have to do it at your own pace, and chip away at it little by little.  I focus on 2 muscle groups each day.  That is when you will start to see the biggest change in your body.  AND not just your body.  You will feel so much better, have more energy, have a clear mind and just flat out awesome.

Just a little more effort every single day.  Little by little I will chip away.  Still living life and enjoying myself.  I don’t completely restrict myself from foods I want either.  My 7 DAY MEAL PLAN, has helped me discover new ways to eat.  I talk a lot about my MACROS in this post you can read up on.

The whole point of this post is, that change happens slowly.  Progress happens slowly.  If you put in the time little by little everyday, make healthy choices,  you will start to see your progress slowly happening, and then all of the sudden you look back and realize how much you have changed.  

Another reason why I HIGHLY recommend taking progress photos.  We become blinded by our progress if not, then we start looking at the scale and blah blah.  Do me a favor guys?  Just stop getting on the scale.  Don’t get on it.  If you want to, then limit it to once a month.  

Muscle weighs more than fat, plus water weight happens and the scale… it just doesn’t matter! Can I also tell you another thing??  To the left I weigh 121.  To the right I weigh 126.  I feel better at 126!

K going to wrap this up guys, but I just wanted to share this because I want you all to see that it takes time!  Don’t get overwhelmed by it.  Just take it one day at a time.  

Please share your journey with me on my guides!  I want to be with each of you every step of the way.  You can connect with me on here, by email, through DM. I LOVE talking with you and hearing your stories!  I am here to help and answer any questions you have!  You can Visit my New LOVEBYLYNN FITNESS website and read up on all my guides, AND I share a peek at each page on my guides, so you know what you’re getting.

Chat with you later! 

xox,

Sara Lynn