My Top 10 Post-Workout Snacks

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Never skip a post workout snack. A  good combination of protein, good carbs, and healthy fats are important to build and maintain your muscles. A post-workout snack should be eaten within 30 minutes of finishing your workout to help you recover and refuel. Try one of these easy and healthy go to post-workout snack ideas […]

Spicey Roasted Chickpeas

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SPICY ROASTED CHICKPEAS Ingredients: 1 can Chickpeas rinsed, drained ½ tsp Garlic powder ¼ tsp Cayenne pepper ¼ tsp Cumin ½ tsp Paprika ¼ tsp Red chili pepper (this is optional if you want some heat) 2 tbsp olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Rinse and drain chickpeas. Lay them out on […]

No Bake Energy Bites

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Ingredients: ½ cup quick cook dry oats ½ cup oat bran 1 tsp chia seeds 3 tbsp ground flax seed ¼ cup peanut or any nut butter 1 tsp coconut oil 2-3 tbsp honey 1 tsp vanilla 1-2 tbsp coconut (optional) 2 tsp cocoa powder ¼ tsp ground cinnamon Directions: In a large bowl, mix […]

Cinnamon Coconut Quinoa Granola

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This is one of my favorite new recipes. It took me some time to perfect it. I hope you enjoy it. Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats ½ cup slivered almonds ½ cup raw pumpkin seeds ½ cup unsweetened coconut flakes ½ cup dried cranberries ½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp […]

How to get more fruits and veggies in your diet

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I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time getting all of my fruits and veggies in each day. Adding fruits and veggies to my smoothie is one way I increase my daily intake. I always start with a base of water and either plain yogurt or protein powder. Here are some of […]

Apple Oatmeal Pancakes

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A delicious and healthy start to the day. I was inspired by a recipe I recently found and decided to make it my own with a few added ingredients. I love to add ground flax seed to everything I can. It’s a great way to add “good” fat and fiber to your recipe, plus the […]