With an insane work schedule and workout plan, I heavily rely on shakes to make sure that I get in all of the nutrients I need when I don't have time for a full meal. I've spent years trying to change up my "bro-shake" game which means a lot of trial and error. Honestly, I had pretty much written off shakes until I discovered the glory that is Blender Bombs.Read More
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There's more to healthy nutrition than meets the eye – proper nutrition comes down to the right serving size, eating foods naturally rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals, the right amount of protein and keeping your sugar and sodium in-take in check. In honor of March's National Nutrition Month, arm yourself with the right knowledge and recipes for life (not just the month).
Executive Chef at Pritikin Longevity Center + Spa, Anthony Stewart created a few recipes that contain zero salt and passed them along to me to share with my readers.Read More
Protein Powder Cooking...Beyond the Shake by Courtney Nielsen is a new cookbook that will help you ditch boring shakes for quick and hearty protein-packed baked treats that boost metabolism and build muscle.The 200 quick-and-easy recipes provide a clever way to supercharge your diet with whey, soy, and casein while unleashing the amazing benefits of protein powder to increase energy, build muscle and boost weight loss.Read More
Valentine's Day is next week and with it brings a ton of AMAZING yet unhealthy treats. I have to physically restrain myself from buying bags and bags of Reese's hearts. Sara Siskind, a Certified Nutritional Health Counselor and founder of Hands on Healthy has come up with 5 Hearty Swaps for you to indulge in this Valentine’s Day.Read More
The Paleo diet has always seemed intimidating to me. Although I try to be very disciplined when it comes to my nutrition, any type of diet where you have to REALLY monitor things scares me off.
When the awesome team behind Sheet Pan Paleo: 200 One-Tray Recipes for Quick Prepping, Easy Roasting and Hassle-free Clean Up reached out to see if I'd like to a copy for review, I decided to stop being a total lazy scaredy cat and try out the Paleo craze.Read More
Believe it or not, my total grocery bill this week was only $32! Who said eating healthy had to be expensive?!
Monday / Wednesday / Friday:
Tuesday / Thursday:
Breakfast: Yogurt & Peanut Butter
Lunch: White Bean Chicken Chili (not the recipe I use but close enough!)
Dinner: Indian Lentils with Coconut and Chicken Vindaloo (will post recipe)
Saturday / Sunday:
If you have followed me on social media for the past 3 or so years, you will know I am all about cooking healthy foods. My obsession started when I joined (the down defunct) FitOrbit, an online personal training platform. My FitOrbit trainer (Amanda Dale) would give me weekly fitness and nutrition plans. This taught me so much about calorie counting, the importance of measuring out ingredients (not guesstimating), and healthy alternatives to not so healthy guilty pleasure foods.Read More