“What is up with the protein love affair?” a Facebook user posted on my Fan page after I shared a link to a recent post, “How much protein do you really need?” Research shows that 60% of the US population is trying to increase their protein intake. From general health and wellness, to sports nutrition and weight management, protein really… Read More
Weekly workout log, weigh-in confession & my best party recipe!
This weekend in New England looks like it is going to be gorgeous! I am hosting my sister’s bridal shower and could not be more thrilled with the forecast. I’m also pretty proud of my Pinterest in real life DIY skills. For a quick recap of the week I figured I would share my work out schedule since people seem to… Read More
Gardein Veggie BBQ Wings Review
Whenever I step foot in a Target, it’s inevitable that I will spend $50 on things I did not come to get. Included in my last trip of impulse buys were Gardein BBQ Wings. Let’s clear the air real quick, shall we? I was not paid to write this post. I saw these on Hungry Girl or the Biggest Loser… Read More
Vegetarian Comfort Food without The Guilt
Shirataki noodles are a staple in my refrigerator. So is Laughing Cow cheese. Combining the two is a quick dinner for me so when I went sent a package of the new Laughing Cow Smooth Sensations Cream Cheese Spread, I knew what I was having later this week. When I got home from vacation, I was lazy going to the… Read More
High Protein, Low Cal, Post Workout Granola Bar Recipe
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.
Vega Sport Vanilla Protein Powder Review
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
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