Category Archive: Food & Supplements

The Truth About “High Protein” Foods

Question: “What foods besides eggs, peanut butter, chicken, lima beans are high in protein?”  Answer: There’s a difference between foods that have protein IN it and foods that are considered HIGH protein. This is my own personal rule; unless it has at least a third of the calories coming from protein, I don’t consider it ‘high-protein’ …

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New Promax Bars Make Me Very Happy

This post contains sponsored material. All opinions are my own. Searching for the Perfect Protein Bar? There are so many protein bars on the market these days – but not all protein bars are created equal. Some so-called protein bars don’t even count in my book. Some of them are just as bad as a …

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Discover the #ProteinPantry for Protein-Packed Treats

Back in the 80s and 90s, if you wanted to boost more protein, you ate more tuna, made more protein shakes or cooked more eggs. Nowadays, you have SO many more options. We are no longer limited to protein powder that tastes like sawdust or gulping down raw eggs. Seriously, we have it SO easy now …

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PRODUCT REVIEW: Syn Matrix, Low-Cal Post Workout

Product Review: Champion Nutrition Syn Matrix By: Steve Pfiester, avid fitness enthusiast, trainer, expert. I get to try a LOT of products. Companies ship us more stuff than we can even attempt to try. I was actually looking for a new post workout supplement, so this was one of those products I was super excited to try. Here’s the …

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FIT SNACKS: Say Yes to Jerky

The Fit Fix For Your Snack Attack Why are all the great tasting snacks ALL carbs and NO protein? Chips, crackers, cookies, candy and even fruit – are nothing but carbs. However, there is one snack that people forget about which is totally PACKED with protein, and low in fat, calories and carbs. It’s Jerky! One of …

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Cakes

It is very common to have a severe sweet tooth when you are dieting. My theory is that your body wants to replace the calories you are burning, and the fastest way to do that is through sweet rich foods. So even a person, like me, who doesn’t normally crave sweets can find herself staring …

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Got Soymilk?


Why Protein? If you are training hard in the gym, you want to know you are giving your body the fuel it needs to maximize your workouts. That’s why protein is so essential for people who are on a regular workout regimen. You break your muscles down in the gym, so it’s important you build them back …

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Recipe Search

If you have dieted (or “eaten clean”) for any length of time, you know how easy it is to get tired of your own cooking. We all tend to stick to the same set of meals and go-to snacks just out of ease and habit. Sometimes we just need a fresh idea to spice up …

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IsoPure: Low-Cal, Low Carb, High Protein

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This year, Bonnie and I merged our blog site together with a new focus – fitness, food and faith. Together, we share our life. We share our victories and our failures. We share our life lessons (learned both the easy way and hard way), fitness tips, favorite recipes, workouts, marriage, helpful products, motivation, encouragement and …

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DIET TALK: Do You Have Plan B?


While I primarily eat whole food on the Atkins Diet, I am also enjoying their frozen dinners. Let’s be realistic. We can’t always do Plan A, and cook a fresh meal. Life gets hectic and we need to have a Plan B. Plan B for Atkins is pre-packaged meals – and it’s been a relief …

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