Have you ever wondered exactly how to understand food labels? For a long time, I was so confused by them. Do I pay more attention to the fats? Total calories? Well hopefully this will help you. The above food label is from a Grass Fed Greek Yogurt. One serving is 160 calories when you […]
Counting Calories or Macronutrients?
I get asked quite often “what are macros” and “should I count calories”? To help understand the difference I thought I would explain. Macronutrients (macros) is needed every day and consist of protein, carbohydrates and fats. They are important to how your body will function but if eaten unbalanced it will mess up your fitness […]
5 Biggest Myths about Nutrition Bars
Nutrition bars work for our busy lives and allow us to stay fueled and energized throughout jam-packed days. But what do we actually know about the bars that we eat? And are all bars created equal? If you pick up a “nutrition” bar and eat it with out even looking at the label or even […]
Recipes For Leftover Turkey
Turkey and Rice Wraps Recipe. Crispy Turkey Tostadas. Braised Turkey’Chicken Gumbo.
6 of My Favorite Healthy Fish
Have you ever wanted to know which fish is good to eat and which you should try to avoid? Well, here is a list of 6 of my favorite fish that are good for you. 1. Wild caught Salmon from Alaska This is by far my personal #1 choice. Alaska’s wild-caught salmon is so good […]
Fall Roasted Veggies
Fall is my favorite time of year and to have the oven on is a treat. So I wanted to share with you a recipe for Fall Roasted Veggies. ⅓ cup olive oil 3-4 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch thick pieces 1½ cups brussel sprouts, halved 1 cup beets, cut into thick pieces 1-2 onions, […]
Three Healthy Breakfast Recipes
Baked Apple-Cinnamon French Toast. Southwestern Omelet Wrap. Banana-Bran Muffins.
Debunking 8 Calorie-Burning Myths
When it comes to losing weight, we all do some pretty wacky things to burn a few extra calories, like “forgetting” to eat before the gym, scarfing down celery by the bunch and jogging half naked in the winter.