Avoid processed foods

Most processed foods are high in fat, low in nutrients and are also known as empty calories. Often composed of scrap meats, salts, high fructose corn syrups, hydrogenated oils, GMO’s and more… Check out how some of the most common processed foods are made to see where your “food” is really coming from. Hot Dogs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NzUm7UEEIY Pringles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V83rdbSpiGA Dorritos: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JeODHrC6Pk Peanut Butter: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uh752bxHEeU Snickers: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SVhdgG9EKoContinue reading Avoid processed foods

Almond and banana pre-work out snack

Almond Banana Pre-Workout Cookies/ Snacks Why pre-workout? These cookies have protein, fat and carbohydrates in them. These nutrients are fuel for the body, making them a great choice to eat before a workout. Each cookie also has about 50 mg of potassium which is also an ideal ingredient prior to exercising to prevent muscle cramps and aid in fluid balance. Avoid eating too close to … Continue reading Almond and banana pre-work out snack

Insight of the day: Pre-pack your snacks!

Insight of the day: Pre-pack your snacks! Do you like to snack? The urge to snack can come from, boredom, stress, hunger and many other things. It could even be your body’s way of saying “Hey I am thirsty- not hungry”.  Follow your hunger signals, have a glass of H2O before you start snacking. Also try distracting yourself with something to do each time you … Continue reading Insight of the day: Pre-pack your snacks!

Portion Control Survey

Hi everyone! I need your help. If you have one minute couple you please tap into this link and fill out my survey it’s only one question long. Multiple choice. Thanks in advance!!!! <a href=”https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JMHF67Y“>Click here to take survey</a> If you could choose one tool that would help you with portion sizes and making it easier for you to choose healthful foods what would it … Continue reading Portion Control Survey

Insight of the day: Stay Hydrated

Insight of the day: Stay hydrated! Hydration supports muscle, brain and organ health. Water especially is important. To add natural flavor to water try slicing up some fresh fruit like green apples, lemons, or limes and allow them to sit in water for a few hours. Remember energy drinks, coffee and some high caffeinated teas cause water loss from the body. If you drink these … Continue reading Insight of the day: Stay Hydrated

Pizza Chicken?

I am obsessed with pizza. Not to mention I am a lot Italian and grew up on it. I could eat pizza for every meal. Mom raised us on making our own bread, pasta and pizza! Yay carbs. Inventing pizza recipes has been a fun tradition in our household. One of my favorites is the “dessert” pizza. Whole wheat crust topped with Nutella, marscapone cheese, fresh … Continue reading Pizza Chicken?