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Recipes: Breakfast Cookies

Friday September 01, 2017

Cookies for breakfast? Are you serious?!?

Yes, yes we are.

These wholesome cookies are amazing for your morning meal! Why? They have zero sugar; they include bananas, cinnamon, and applesauce; and you can bake them to be rich in protein!

There are plenty of other fruits and nutritious ingredients that go into making these delectable cookies, so you won’t feel any of the guilt that you might feel eating regular cookies. Plus, they are amazing for those times you’re in a time crunch and need a snack to-go.

Ok, enough with the chatter…let’s get to those awesome cookies, shall we?

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Recipes: Easy Teriyaki Salmon Swimming Up!

Thursday August 31, 2017

Ahhh salmon, the super food of protein…and one of spring fashion’s most popular colors, but that’s not what this post is about.

Not only is salmon packed with healthy omega 3’s, protein, and vitamin B12, it’s also an incredibly diverse dish that can be served in so many ways!

We know meal prepping may get a little boring or tedious without variation, so that’s why we’re here to bring you tasty recipes that you’ll look forward to eating more than a couple times a week!

Today’s catch is coated in a delicious marinade of ginger, soy sauce, lemon juice, and other goodies that you’ll just have to continue reading to find out!

If you’re looking for a quick, easy, and healthy meal packed with nutrients, then you’ve come to the right blog post!

Let’s get to cooking!

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Recipes: Olive-Stuffed Turkey Meatballs

Friday August 25, 2017

Olives and turkey meatballs? Say what?

Those might not be the first two things you’d think to pair together, but they actually combine to make a nutritious and savory meal!

Turkey meatballs are a healthy alternative to their regular counterpart, and of course, they’re packed with a good amount of protein. The olives inside add a bold layer of flavor to an already scrumptious dish.

Switch the pasta out for some veggies for a complete meal!

Ready for this Italian treat? You won’t be disappointed!

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Recipes: Easy Cinnamon Baked Apple Chips

Thursday August 24, 2017

Move over potatoes, there’s a new chip in town – and its name is apple!

Traditional potato chips you buy from the store are loaded with sodium, oil, and all kinds artery clogging fat in between.

But gosh darn it, they’re so addicting! Which is why you tend to fall down a rabbit hole of salt from that first bite.

If you and your family are chip lovers, these cinnamon baked apple chips will satisfy your need for something crunchy.

The best part is they’re oven baked, use minimal sweeteners, and topped with a dash of cinnamon!

This is a perfect side to put in your child’s lunch box or take to worth with you for an afternoon snack.

Hey, you can even enjoy them as an after dinner dessert!

Put on your apron and let’s start cooking!

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How to Stay In and Stay Healthy

Wednesday August 23, 2017

It’s a late Friday night. Samantha is at home watching a movie…

The movie is a super intense thriller. She’s on the edge of her seat!

You know what’s OFF the edge of her seat? Two bags of popcorn, an empty box of chocolate, and two empty soda cans…

In the span of a few hours, Samantha mindlessly ate unhealthy snack after unhealthy snack. The diet she’d been working on maintaining for the past few weeks was going down the drain…

Staying in for a quiet night at the house can either be really healthy or really unhealthy. Today’s blog is your guide to making sure you make the most of your night in—and reign victorious over those greasy, juicy unhealthy cravings.

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How To Avoid Temptation at the Grocery Store

Tuesday August 22, 2017

When you step into a grocery store, you’re stepping into a land of healthy vs unhealthy choices.

These choices are either going to make or break your fitness goals.

Will you be pulled in by the sweet scent of cakes? Or will you stand your ground and power walk to the produce aisle?

This may sound a little intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be!

You are the decision maker of your life and you call the shots . So put down the powdered donuts and pick up those leafy greens!

We’re going to give you some tips on staying on track while food shopping so that you can reach for the healthy options every time!

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Recipes: Back-to-School Easy Apple Ring Pancakes

Friday August 18, 2017

You know Summer is officially over when you start seeing hundreds of back-to-school ads take over the media.

Heck, the moment you step into a store it’s all about back to school clothes, supplies, and accessories!

It’s bitter sweet, but now it’s time to get the kids out of vacation mode and into focus mode!

What better way to start their first day of school than with a fresh batch of nutritional, apple ring pancakes?!

This recipe is quick, easy, delicious, and packed with healthy goodness.

And let’s be honest, nothing gets a kid out of bed faster in the morning than the smell of breakfast cooking!

So grab a mixing bowl and let’s get started!

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Recipes: Taco Egg Muffins

Thursday August 17, 2017

It’s taco time: egg edition.

You might not think to put tacos and eggs together, but they actually can make quite the healthy combo.

Eggs are a super source of protein. There’s a reason why Rocky Balboa would drink a glass of egg yolks before training (we don’t recommend doing this, though)…

Now check this out. Normally, you’d splatter a little ketchup or hot sauce on your eggs to give them some added taste. See, we know that you can do better than that…

This recipe includes most of the components of your average taco without the carb-heavy tortilla included. What could be better than that?

Plus, you can make these muffins into little cups, which are easy to bring with you wherever you go!

So what are you waiting for? Scroll down and see how you can make these heavenly taco treats for yourself!

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Recipes: Beef and Broccoli Dinner

Friday August 11, 2017

There’s something so satisfying about coming home from a long day of work with a Chinese take-out meal.

However, that bloated sodium induced feeling you get afterwards is just not as satisfying.

But what if we told you that you can have that same level of comfort, but with less calories, better nutrients, and more protein?

This beef and broccoli dinner recipe is a convenient, delicious, and easy recipe to make during the week, so you can take-out the take-away!

We know cooking after a long day of work sounds like the last thing you’d want to do, so that’s where this recipe comes in to feed you and your family in less than 30 minutes!

Ready to saute your way to health? Let’s get cooking!

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Workout of the Week: Six-Pack Prep

Thursday August 10, 2017

Wanna Tabata?

Today’s workout is another six-pack ab burner with a twist…

It’s a Tabata workout!

Tabata workouts consist of 8 continuous rounds of 20-second sets (AMRAP). Each set is followed by 10 seconds of break. Not only do you get in a ton of reps, but your heart rate will be pounding through your chest, too!

If you want the abs of your dreams, you’ll need to chisel your midsection AND burn fat. This workout will do just that for you!

One last note: pace yourself! These workouts require stamina, so you don’t want to burn yourself out in the beginning, only to realize that you still have a long way to go.

Now are you down to Tabata?

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