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The Scoop on Protein Powders

Protein powders are always a topic of conversation and this blog is going to help break down what they are, what types may be more beneficial for you, and if you should even be taking one. Let’s first talk about what types of protein powders are out there and why they’re different.  Whey – One […]

Edible No-Bake Cookie Dough

Serving size: 1 piece; Makes about 15 pieces ​1 cup oat flour (process oats in food processer until ground to a powder) 1 cup protein powder of choice (I used chocolate plant-based powder) 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup honey 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (and 1-2 tbsp for […]

Good vs. Bad Foods

I hear it ALL the time, “this food’s good for you” or “this food is bad for you”. But where do these definitions come from and why do we feel the need to place them in categories to make us feel a certain way about eating them? Defining a food as good or bad only […]

Banana Sushi

Serves 1 1 whole wheat wrap 1 banana 2 tbsp natural peanut butter 1 tbsp chocolate chips Place wrap on a cutting board and spread wrap with peanut butter, spreading on only the left or right side of the wrap. Use a small dab of peanut butter on the opposite side of the wrap to […]

Vitamin C, Vitamin D & your Immune system

Your New Best Friends for Immune Health–Vitamin C and Vitamin D In these times of COVID-19, we are becoming more aware and knowledgeable about how illnesses spread. We know that it is important to wash our hands, refrain from sharing drinks, and be cautious of our distance between our friends and family–But how do you […]

Bento Box

Serves 1, Serving size 1 box 2 eggs, hard boiled 1/4 cup hummus (flavor of your choosing) 3/4 cup raw vegetables (carrots, celery, cucumber) 1 cheesestick (mozzarella, cheddar) 1/2 cup berries Place 2 hard boiled eggs in lunch container. Add in hummus cup, raw veggies, cheesestick and fruit. Repeat with as many containers as needed […]

Why you should drop that diet!

What do the Keto Diet, Paleo Diet, Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, Noom, Atkins, and even Intermittent Fasting have in common? They’re ALL some type of fad diet. It’s another one of those “tried it, had success, and then gained my weight back” diet plan that will always stick around no matter how hard we try to […]

Hot ‘N’ Honey Turkey Meatball Skewers

Serves 4, Serving size 2 skewers 1lb ground turkey 1 egg ½ c Italian seasoned whole wheat breadcrumbs ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ tsp pepper 1 can pineapple chunks 4-5 large jalapenos, cut into chunk and deveined and deseeded 1 pint cherry tomatoes 20-25 skewers Skewer Glaze: 1/4c honey 1/4c Dijon mustard ¼ tsp crushed […]