September 2014

Monthly Archives

  • Quinoa Salad Salad 1 C. uncooked quinoa, rinsed 2 C. water ½ C. shredded carrot ½ C. diced celery ½ C. diced red onion ¼ C. cranberries ¼ C. chopped toasted almonds Dressing 1 small diced shallot Zest of half a lemon Juice of half a lemon ¼ C. olive oil (try an herb flavored […]

  • Pumpkin Spice Latte – Chai or Coffee Yum! Try this awesome Hot Fall Drink! I also use the base to make Pumpkin Spice Protein Shakes, simply add the base to 1 C. Unsweetened almond milk, add a scoop of your favorite Protein Powder (I love Proto Whey-we sell it at the gym), blend with ice, […]

  • Easy Food Prep Ideas

      Food preparation is essential if you’re trying to eat fresh, unprocessed food. To keep your blood sugar stable eat every two to three hours. Here are a few recipes that you can make ahead on the weekend, then toss in your lunch box during the work week: Breakfast-Raspberry Walnut Oatmeal Ingredients 2 C. Old […]

  • FOOTBALL SEASON IS HERE!!!

    Fantasy Football Workout-How’s your team doing? Enter information on your players and get a workout based on their performance! http://www.acefitness.org/acefit/healthy-living-article/60/5027/fantasy-football-workout/ Try these recipes for your tailgate party! No one will know they’re lower calorie. Spicy Turkey Meatballs http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp?recipe=482419   Frozen Chocolate Cheesecake Bites from Hungry Girl http://www.hungry-girl.com/newsletters/raw/672-all-whipped-up-creamy-recipes-and-more  

  • Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

    Just finished making these muffins for next week’s breakfast. I didn’t have a few items on hand so I substituted a few things: For the  plain non-fat Greek Yogurt-I used 1 6 oz. carton of A&E Lemon Greek Yogurt (lemon goes really well with blueberries) For almond butter I substituted 2 T. coconut oil melted […]

  • Are You Plugged In?

    Are you plugged in?…..   One debate among runners is the pros and cons of using an electronic device while running.  The devices can be as simple as a small iPod Shuffle that plays a steady stream of your favorite songs to a complex GPS system that not only plays music but tells you where […]