If I am ever diagnosed with cancer, I will become a vegan. Maybe I’ll ever become a raw vegan. What bothers me about my own statement is that if I feel so strongly about the benefits of a lifestyle, why wait until I find myself in a problem? As the speaker of the lunch I attended said today, “We have… Read More
Since I am a nomad without a kitchen, most of my meals have been premade. I tried Hail Caesar Shaker from Whole Foods yesterday for lunch. This was my second shaker from the “Health Starts Here” line. At a conference this past fall, I found out that the Whole Foods diet is anti olive oil and minimal in animal products…. Read More
I’m not a vegan but I have found that I love vegan products. They tend to be made by health conscious companies who use minimally processed ingredients and do not include artificial ingredients, always a plus! Besides certain baked goods, popchips, tempeh, and Shirtaki noodles, among my favorite vegan alternatives is protein powder. My two favorite brands are Vega Sport… Read More
Sarah Fit Granola Bars (Gluten Free, High Protein) Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes 1/2 cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk (may use regular milk, coconut milk, soy milk) 2 tbsp Honey 1 medium Banana 1 1/2 cup of Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 1/2 cup Almond Meal 3 tbsp Coconut, shredded raw 2 tsp Cinnamon 2 servings Vanilla Protein Powder like Jay Robb Whey or Vega Sport Vanilla 1/4 cup Almonds 1/4 cup Golden Raisins Preheat oven to 350F. … If I had cut the above into 10 servings, each bar would have 146 calories, 5.4 g of fat, 19.5 g of Carbohydrates, 3 g of fiber, 7.8 g of sugar, and 6.8 g of protein: a perfect 3:1 carb to protein ratio for after your workout. Roomie requested whole almonds.
Yesterday, I did not feel like blogging. I had a disappointment hangover from a certain even that played out on National television from Indianapolis. Moving forward… I used Random.org to select a winner last night for the Polar FT60 Heart Rate Monitor. Congrats to Brittany for winning! I was so happy to see all positive comments left by everyone. When… Read More
Today I have a recipe that I’m pretty pumped to share with all of you. It’s a combination of a few recipes and any similarities to other recipes are coincidence as I promise I whipped it up on my own. After reading about Chocolate Covered Katie’s usage of chickpeas in baked goods, I was determined to create a winning recipe… Read More