Category Archive: Recipes & Brands

Low-Cal Burrito Bowl

If you get a burrito at your favorite restaurant (like Chipotle), you are blowing a whopping 300 CALORIES just on the tasteless 13″ flour tortilla alone! Ironically, if you trade white rice for brown rice, your calories go up even more because the brown rice is actually higher in calories than the white rice. Then, if …

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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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Edamame & Chick Pea Salad

Cold salads make nice refreshing snacks and sides for summertime. A bean salad is a great way to get a nice balance of carbohydrates, fats and protein in your diet – plus they are SO good for you! Chick peas, also called garbanzo beans, have numerous health benefits. Not only are they high in fiber …

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Peanut Butter Crunch Cakes

Skip the maple syrup and scoop out some peanut butter! This protein-packed breakfast recipe is yummy enough without high-calorie syrup on top – a great alternative to the traditionally sugary high-carb breakfast. Pancakes: 1/4 Cup Oats 1/4 Cup Cottage 1/2 Cup Egg Whites 3/4 Scoop Adaptogen Vanilla Protein 1/8 Teaspoon Caramel Extract (optional) 1/8 Teaspoon Cinnamon …

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28gm Protein Cereal

If you have been making protein shakes for as many years as I have, you start thinking of creative ways to get your protein powder in your stomach other than a traditional shake. Sadly, so many “protein recipes” are either really high in calories or they are not as high in protein as I’d like. …

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Got Soymilk?

Silk Shake

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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Curry Chicken & Mango Quinoa Salad

I think we are all creatures of habit when it comes to cooking and eating. We make the same few things over and over, week after week. While we may switch things up, we still pull from the same group of go-to favorites. Occasionally, we will try a new recipe, and as we add a new …

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90 Calorie Brussel Sprout Chowder

chowder

2 weeks ago I played around with some ingredients and a surprisingly delicious soup (Steve calls it chowder). We both were shocked how much we liked it. The flavor is sweet, creamy, rich and scrumptious! So, Steve asked me to make it again and, this time, I measured it all out so I could share it with you. …

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DIET TALK: Do You Have Plan B?

Atkins Breakfast Sandwich

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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