Get your pumpkin pie satisfaction with 3 simple ingredients! Continue reading PUMPKIN WHIP
“It’s the consistency, the behaviors you take on the bad days, that really determine your success…” Continue reading What Do You Do On Your Bad Days?
Lose weight without giving up the foods you love…swap carbs smart! Continue reading 5 SMARTER CARB SWAPS
“The body works to build muscle and recover 24 hours a day, not just during that one-hour session at the gym. Luckily, smartly timed snacks can give the body the fuel it needs to gain muscle, burn fat, and recover as best it can…” Continue reading 50 AWESOME PRE & POST WORKOUT SNACKS
“Your takeaway The more active you are and the more muscle you build, the less you need to worry about how foods affect your blood sugar. This is also why the best time to eat fast-absorbing carbs is just before, during, and right after your workout…” Continue reading UNDERSTANDING THE GLYCEMIC INDEX
6 Appetite-Control Strategies that Helped Me Stop Overeating by John Fawkes from myfitnesspal.com (Drink a glass a water as you read this great article, and start applying some of these strategies today!) “It can be hard not to overeat. You … Continue reading STOP OVEREATING!
If I were to call myself something in the kitchen, it would be…a HACK. This article sums up well, so many of the hacks I utilize every week to make eating and planning easy and reflexive. Take a minute…read…plan…hack. “Though … Continue reading 25 LIFE HACKS for EATING BETTER
Sometimes, we just need some new ideas for healthy snacks, and calorie-controlled desserts. Well, here ya go–thanks, sparkpeople! Continue reading 55 HEALTHY SNACK IDEAS
Take a minute to read about this veggie/legume powerhouse…it packs protein with ALL 9 ESSENTIAL AMINO ACIDS!! You will find them in the freezer section (never fresh), and they are best microwaved or steamed, with coarse sea salt added before eating. Remember, don’t eat the pods! 🙂 I tried this the first time, until I learned how to “pop” the beans out into my mouth, and discard the pods. “The Secret of Edamame” from Webmd.com What’s so secret about edamame? Well, the name for starters. The first few times I heard it, I had to ask, “eda-whaty?” As it turns … Continue reading Edamame (Ed-duh-mommy) Eats
Granola doesn’t have to be complicated. Use what you have in your cupboard! Start by mixing your dry ingredients. Mix 4 cups of whole rolled oats (not instant), and then add 4 cups of other nutritious things: walnuts, peanuts, pumpkin … Continue reading GRANOLA MADE EASY!