http://www.stack.com/2015/01/16/is-fat-free-really-worry-free-the-truth-behind-food-labels/?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=Newsletter It can be easy to forget that food is a business. Although some honest companies have your health and wellbeing as a top priority, a large number of companies exist whose one and only goal is to sell you a product. That means they’ll do anything possible to catch your eye and convince you … Continue reading
Filed under Nutrition …
Try these new snacks!
chia pudding: 2 tbsp of chia seeds, 1 cup almond milk, cinnamon and set overnight. mix and eat! 1 slice ezekiel bread with 1/4 avocado 1/2 banana or apple with 1 tbsp of nut butter 8-10 crackers (ex:flaxseed) with 2 tbsp of goat cheese 3 tbsp of hummus and 1 tsp of olive oil with … Continue reading
Precision Nutrition Blog The food freakshow: What will you be eating into the 21st century?
Good pre-workout snacks
Depending on when you are working out and what type of workout, you might need a little snack before your training session. Here are some snacks that will provide you with enough energy to give 110%. Pre-workout snacks should have a little protein, fat and carbohydrates to keep fueled for 60 mins of intense exercise. … Continue reading
Chef Meg’s Nutty Baked Apples with Raisins (Diabetic Friendly) Submitted by: CHEF_MEG Introduction What a sweet warm treat for a cold afternoon! This dish is like having a piece of apple pie but without the large amount of fat and carbs from the dough. The oats inside will trick your mind into thinking that you did … Continue reading
Tasty Turkey Burger!
Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burgers allrecipes.com By: mbaucum “With a chipotle chile pepper, mozzarella cheese and other seasonings, you will absolutely love this spicy, yet flavorful, burger!” Rate/Review | Read Reviews (386) Prep Time: 25 Min Cook Time: 10 Min Ready In: 35 Mins Original Recipe Yield 4 burgers Ingredients 1 pound ground turkey 1/2 … Continue reading
Crunchy Summertime Salad
Summer Coleslaw Ingredients 1/2 small head cabbage, shredded 2 carrots, shredded 1 cup snow peas, thinly sliced 1 cup radishes, thinly sliced 6 scallions, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons chopped, toasted hazelnuts 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 tablespoon poppy seeds Juice of 1/2 lemon 3 tablespoons hazelnut or extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon … Continue reading
How to Go Organic without Going Broke!
http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_articles.asp?id=740 Buying Organic Food on a Budget — By Leanne Beattie, Health & Fitness Writer Step into any supermarket these days and you’re sure to find a wide variety of organic foods on the shelves. From produce, milk and meat to breakfast cereals and snack foods, consumers have their pick of certified organic products—a far … Continue reading
10 Easy Ways to Lighten Up Any Recipe
Boost Nutrition and Cut Calories in the Kitchen http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/nutrition_articles.asp?id=1592 — By Sarah Haan, Registered Dietitian Choosing healthy foods is an important part of eating right, but cooking them in a healthful way is another huge part. For example, zucchini can take on two completely different forms when it’s quickly sautéed in olive oil versus battered … Continue reading
Kale chips-the new super food!
Kale Chips (Makes 2 servings) 1 bunch kale (or 1/2 pound) 2 teaspoons good quality olive oil salt to taste Preheat oven to 375 F. Line rimmed cookie sheets (also called hotel pans) with parchment paper (see note below). Tear the leaves off the thick stems into chip sized pieces. An easy way to do … Continue reading