Are you a coffee lover like me? If you are, you will love the new Café Latte Shakeology. It’s smooth, creamy, and tastes just like a fancy blended iced coffee drink, but has less caffeine, calories, fat, and sugar. Plus it doesn’t contain any artificial colors, flavorings or pesky preservatives! Instead it’s jammed packed with superfoods, protein, amino acids, probiotics, digestive enzymes, antioxidants, and a ton of vitamins and minerals to fuel your body. With every shake, you are getting the nutritional benefits of Shakeology PLUS all of the deliciousness of coffee! A win, win in my book! Continue reading
I love peanut butter! It is actually my weakness! It is an easy way to add extra protein into my diet and it tastes delicious in shakes, dips, baked goods, oatmeal, and just about anything else you can think of! The peanut butter lover in me was so excited when I was given the opportunity to test out and create recipes using the Peanut Butter & Co’s powdered peanut butter, MightyNut. Continue reading
I love chicken salad and this one is hands down my favorite! This recipe is straight out of the new Fixate cookbook written by Autumn Calabrese (the trainer who developed the 21 Day Fix and 21 Day Fix Extreme programs). I have been incorporating the 21 Day Fix Extreme eating plan and workouts into my daily routine and this cookbook has been a life saver! It contains 101 healthy recipes that are all designed to be used with the portion control containers from the program. Some of the recipes are also vegan, vegetarian, paleo, and gluten free. A little something for everyone!
Last week I posted about a new ancient grain that I tried called Freekeh. I really like this product and I have been experimenting with a few recipes. I came up with a delicious Greek Freekeh Salad and I wanted to share it with you! Continue reading
Hmmmm….What?!? That’s right, I tried Freekeh and it is one of my new favorite grains! You may be wondering what Freekeh is. Freekeh is an ancient roasted grain that has an awesome nutty, chewy texture. What’s more, Freekeh has up to 3 times the amount of fiber and protein as brown rice and is naturally low in sodium and it’s vegan! Not to mention that it is certified organic, Non GMO, and grown in the USA.
So what do you do with Freekeh? So far I have used it in my chicken stir fry and made a Mexican salad with it. Yum! It would also be great in soups, pilafs, salads, chilis, stews etc…The possibilities are endless!
Let’s talk meal plan and prep! Sunday is the day that I use to meal plan and prep, so I wanted to share my tips on meal planning and preparation. This is a very important part of eating healthy, especially for people who are on the go, working, or busy all day! It will help you stay on track and make healthy choices throughout your day.
We went berry picking over the weekend and we picked over 6 pounds of blueberries! The first thing that my family wanted me to make was blueberry crisp. Well, I used to make my blueberry crisp with sugar…and a lot of it. Eek! I experimented and came up with a healthier alternative and I wanted to share it with you. Continue reading