Posts Tagged: food

Protein Pumpkin Waffles

Fall is finally here and the stores are filling up with pumpkin flavored everything. For those of you who don’t know pumpkin is my all time favorite flavor. But to keep myself from being tempted to buy all those overly priced, artificially flavored pumpkin things I find ways to make my own healthy versions. This… Read more »

Avocado Chocolate Pudding

Just because you’re trying to eat healthy doesn’t mean you have to deprive yourself of all indulgences. One of my favorite desserts you can make in no time is avocado chocolate pudding. Avocado Chocolate Pudding Servings 2-3 1 Medium Very Ripe Banana 1 Medium Ripe Avocado 1/4 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 1/4 Cup Unsweetened Almond Milk 2… Read more »

Deciphering Food Marketing Claims

Every where you turn companies are claiming their products are all natural, low fat, organic, and locally grown. But what does it all mean, really? Here’s your quick guide to deciphering those food marketing claims. Fat Free – Contains less that .5g of fat per serving Low Fat – 3g or less of total fat… Read more »

What To Look For When Reading Food Labels

I’m sure by now everyone knows to check the nutrition facts on the food you’re buying at the grocery store but what is it you should be looking for? I know it’s confusing, but I’m here to help. Here are my top 5 things to look for when reading those nutrition facts. 1) Serving Size… Read more »

Homemade Almond Butter

What to do when Trader Joe’s is out of your favorite almond butter? Make your own! It didn’t take long, there’s not many ingredients and I think it tastes even better than Trader Joe’s. Ingredients: 3 cups raw unsalted almonds 2 tablespoons of coconut oil dash of sea salt Optional add ins: 1 tablespoon of… Read more »

Sunday Meal Prep

Sunday meal prep time again! This week I’ve got cajun seasoned chicken, assorted vegetables and kale salad all portioned out and ready to go.  For snacks I’ve got hard boiled eggs, apples, turkey jerky and almonds. I always feel so accomplished when I see all my food done and packed up for the week. What… Read more »

What’s The Best Yogurt To Buy?

One of the biggest misconceptions that may be sabotaging your diet is that low-fat and fat-free foods are healthy. Many low-fat foods contain the same or even more calories than their full-fat counterparts because they have to add extra sugar to make up for the loss in taste that happens when they remove the fat…. Read more »

Eating Healthy Doesn’t Have To Be Hard

I often hear from clients that the hardest part about eating healthy is always having healthy food available so it’s easy to make good choices. I know how hard it is when you’re rushing out the door to get to work on time and you’ve completely forgot to pack any food for the day. So… Read more »