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! 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!
CHIA, HEMP & FLAX What are they? How do I use them? Where can I get them? Chia Seeds “Chia seed contains a wealth of fiber—5 grams in just one tablespoon. It is the fiber in chia that causes chia seed to swell when combined with water, creating chia gel. Whether you eat chia gel or just the raw seeds, the hydrophilic action of chia … Continue reading CHIA, HEMP & FLAX?
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
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?
SAVE THE DATE WALK FOR HUNGER SUNDAY MAY 4TH 2014 It is that time of year again~ On Sunday, May 4th, I will be participating in Project Bread’s 2014 Walk for Hunger. I hope that you will support me in my efforts to raise money to help end hunger in Massachusetts! Check out my direct web page to donate! http://support.projectbread.org/site/TR/Walk/General?px=1364781&pg=personal&fr_id=1230 Join my team: Title Boxing … Continue reading Walk for Hunger! 2014
This morning I decided to create healthful yet hearty pancakes. This recipe is a great way to get veggies or fruits, omega fatty acids, and whole grains into your day. All of which are important for a healthy heart, healthy gut function and to sustain energy! This recipe can also be altered to be completely gluten free, or vegan however these specific pancakes are not. … Continue reading Harvest Pancakes!