Category: Nutrition

Vitamin A

Vitamin A

    Vitamin A plays an important role in maintaining the health of your eyesight, as well as your skin, teeth, bones and mucous membranes, including your respiratory tract. This important vitamin can improve your resistance to infection and assist in the growth and repair of body tissues, including muscle. Brand new research shows that vitamin A is critical for […]

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Double Cherry Pies

Double Cherry Pies

    This recipe uses both dried sweet cherries and frozen sour cherries to provide a contrasting sweet-tangy filling. The cream cheese dough adds the perfect sweetness to this low-cal, vitamin A-rich dessert. Ingredients: Dried sweet cherries, sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon, frozen sour cherries, butter, cornstarch, vanilla extract, sweet cream cheese dough circles, white chocolate baking chips Calories: 244   […]

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Snacks Under 100 Calories

Snacks Under 100 Calories

  I’m not a calorie counter… AT ALL.  But I do think it’s beneficial to have an idea of some healthy snack choices, especially since I work from home and, well, have a pantry practically within arms reach.  If you’re curious what sort of snacks ring in at under 100 calories, read on!  You might be surprised.   Mini PB&F: […]

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Recipe: No Oats or Flour Protein Pancakes

Recipe: No Oats or Flour Protein Pancakes

    You will need: 1/2 banana (mashed), 1/4 cup egg whites, 2 tbsp. almond milk, 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder, cinnamon, 1 tsp. baking powder, 1 tbsp. milled flaxseed This is a pretty easy recipe I put on my YouTube channel a few weeks ago that got a good response. I figured some people would enjoy it here. […]

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Salsa Chicken Recipe

Salsa Chicken Recipe

  Ingridents 1 cup brown rice 1 packet chicken taco seasoning 1 lb. chicken breast, cut into 2-inch pieces 15-oz. jar of your favorite salsa ½ cup grated reduced-fat cheddar cheese Nonstick cooking spray Serves 4 INSTRUCTIONS Cook rice per package directions. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat oven-safe skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Pour taco seasoning packet into […]

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Recipe: Buckwheat Pancakes

Recipe: Buckwheat Pancakes

    Goal: Mass gain When To Eat It: Breakfast How To Make It: Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. Whisk together oil, egg and soymilk and add to dry ingredients. Stir until combined. Spray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Spoon batter onto skillet and cook 2–3 minutes per side until golden brown. Serve […]

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