Health Boosting Smoothie Bowl

The weather is FINALLY starting to turn warm which means one thing...cold foods are actually something I want to consume! And while eating a bowl of ice cream every night is tempting, I'm not sure my waist line would like it. That's one reason why I created this recipe..it's healthy and satisfies my sweet tooth.…

Quinoa: Nutrition & Health Benefits

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-WAH) has been around for over 5000 years. However, recently, it is making headlines in the news as an excellent food option. Here’s some quick facts about what quinoa is and how to use it: · Quinoa is a plant protein source Quinoa is considered a complete protein, meaning it provides all 9…

Are Protein Bars Good For You?

     Protein bars are commonly used as an easy snack, meal replacement or post workout snack. They are sold virtually everywhere—the gym, gas station and health foods stores. And since they have the word ‘protein’ in them, they have to be healthy, right?? Sure, some protein bars are healthier than others. However, some protein…

Protect your health!

The health benefits of fruits and vegetables are numerous. Fruits and veggies are packed with vitamins, minerals, phytochemical and antioxidants--disease fighting agents that will help protect your health! Often, it is challenging the meet the recommended serving size of fruits and vegetables. Experts recommend 8-9 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. This number may…

The #1 Reason Why You’re Not Losing Weight

Stuck in a run? Can't break through you're weight loss plateau? Here's the #1 reason why you can't lose weight: There's 24 hours in a day. Exercise is usually only 1 hour out of the day for the average person. It's easy to hit the gym, dominate your workout and feel great about. However,  it's…