protein Archive

DIY Frozen Seafood Meals

I absolutely LOVE the microwave steamer bags that Ziploc puts out because they make prepping entire meals ahead of time so easy. Like most of us, I run a pretty busy schedule and it doesn’t always allow me to make three meals a day at home. One of the best things in ...Read More

Smoked Andouille Sausage Bowl

This was a meal born out of a sausage craving. I was in the mood for a little bit spicy and super filling. So I went scrounging around to see what all I could throw together to make the flavor I was looking for. So, I tossed some rice, seasonings and corn ...Read More

Super Waffles

This is a very basic waffle recipe with some ingredient replacements to make it healthier. I wanted to make sure to use healthy oil, flax and whole grains to kick up the protein and fiber overall. I also reduced the sugar by replacing it with a baking mix. They turned out absolutely ...Read More

Before and After Workouts

Some of my most common questions are about nutrition and supplements before and after your workouts. with so many products on the market it can be very hard to choose what you should try and what to pass by. Personally, I like it pretty simple. I stick with basic nutritional needs, and leave ...Read More

Food Fraud: Low-Fat Yogurt

Too often this nutritional superstar — rich in protein and calcium — contains shocking amounts of added sugar. Some brands add 30 or more grams of fructose, sucrose, or other sweeteners Compare plain to fruited yogurts to see the difference between naturally-occurring milk sugar and added sugar listed on the nutrition facts panel. ...Read More

Greek Yogurt

Greek Yogurt – What makes Greek yogurt a delicious tool for weight loss is its protein content. It has twice as much as other yogurts. “Protein takes longer to leave the stomach,” says sports nutritionist Leslie Bonci, MPH, RD. “That keeps you satisfied longer.” As a bonus, the body burns more calories ...Read More

Food Fraud: Food Chain Smoothies

Who doesn’t love a good smoothie? Especially with all the buzz about getting more fruits and vegetables into your diet more and more food chains are offering smoothies as an option. Before you go thinking it’s a “better” option, check this out: That “healthy” berry blend at a smoothie shop can have ...Read More

Prevent and Heal Injuries with the Athlete’s Diet

By: Catherine Ebeling, RN, BSN Getting injured is one of the most difficult and frustrating things in an athlete’s life. Most often injuries occur just as you are ramping up your training for a particular event or season. As the weather gets warmer and summer approaches, many amateur and professional athletes are ...Read More

Arlene’s Lean Mean Protein Shake

Ingredients 1/2 serving organic hemp protein powder 1 serving colonix fiber 1/2 serving spirulina 1/2 serving organic maca powder 1 serving amazing grass – berry 8 fl oz 2% milk Directions Pour milk into shaker or glass first. Add all powders and shake/stir well to combine You want to drink it somewhat quickly, because the fiber will thicken if you ...Read More

5 Very Cheap Sources of Protein

If you’re looking to transform your body, then protein is perhaps the most important macronutrient you could ever have on your side.  It’s the macro with the highest thermic effect of feeding (i.e. you burn calories by eating it), it helps you regulate insulin by causing the secretion of insulin’s antagonist, glucagon, and it ...Read More