Disclaimer – I am not here to single out any food brands. I am teaching about reading food labels in general. What’s the difference? Carbohydrates are large sugar or starch molecules. Sugars are simple molecules in the form of granules or syrup. When the label says “no sugar added” this means sugar in some shape or form of granules or syrups were not added. This … Continue reading Insight of the day: No sugar added, does not mean carbohydrate free!
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
What have I been up to the past couple of weeks? Well besides job searching I have been cooking! Of course…. Creating new recipes to track on my lovely little blog and share with the world… I ask, self, why am I not traveling the world right now? I was watching the movie Eat, Pray, Love the other day with my grandmother, starring actress Julia Roberts. It … Continue reading Fresh Ideas!
Banana Bread: Just the sound of it brings some kind of comfort to the mind. Bananas are a wonderful fruit. I have been trying to master this recipe, like any other, for quite some time. I found a really simple recipe on-line and tweaked it. The key to making a successful banana bread really is less flour and more banana. The original recipe is from … Continue reading Amazing Banana Bread!