Why you need to eat before a workout and what to eat

It’s no secret fuel is just as important as the exercise, especially when you’re working out in the morning. While you may think you are doing yourself a favor, saving a few extra calories by skipping breakfast or not eating hours before heading to the gym, you in fact are doing the opposite – slowing […]

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Five Ingredient Goodness

Eating healthy doesn’t always feel like our choice.  As much planning as we try to do, sometimes the day has its own agenda, taking one more crazy turn than we might have chosen.  All of a sudden it is 7pm and we’re just now realizing we haven’t eaten since breakfast. Many of us have experienced […]

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Breakfast of Champions

Start your morning off right with a pancake that won’t derail the diet and will leave you amazed at how tasty healthy can be.  The foundation of this recipe is oats which are a whole grain = great for your heart, can help keep the bad cholesterol in check, enhance you immune system, and stabilize […]

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Savory Quinoa Bites

Savory Quinoa Bites   Check out these healthy and filling quinoa bites! Especially good to make for the week ahead for an easy go to snack. Ingredients: 1 cup cooked quinoa  1 small red onion, diced  2 TBS fresh basil, chopped  1/2 c shredded Parmesan or Low Fat Mozz  4 TBS liquid egg whites  (or cholesterol […]

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Kid Proof Banana Bites

There is nothing groundbreaking about these banana bites, aside from them being irresitable!  They are simple to throw together, knock out a serving a fruit for the day and provide a little protein to keep you full more than 5 minutes after eating them.  They are also great if you have kids because the kiddos […]

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