Bouncing Back After Cheat Days

Do you enjoy cheat days (or cheat weekends)? We know we do! For some, it can be hard to bounce back mentally afterwards, so @bodybuildingcom provided 3 ways to do so. 1. Hit the “reset button.” Drink water to help flush out your body, boost your energy, and help clear your mind. 2. Get back …

Tips for Gaining Muscle & Weight Loss

Depending on what fitness results you want to see, you may have to watch what you eat. We provided you with a guide on what to eat if you are looking to gain muscle, maintain your current physique, or for fat loss. Gain muscle: Eat protein and carbs To maintain: Eat protein and fats Fat …

Tips to Shop Smart at the Grocery Store

Focusing on healthy eating while making a trip to the grocery store can be a difficult one. (We’re talking about you, chip and ice cream aisles!) With these four tips, your trip to the store can result in buying good food. 1. Shop with a plan (and a full stomach)  Make a list of all …

Benefits of Nuts

You already know nuts are a good source of protein and are loaded with nutrients.  However, did you know about these surprising benefits? Can help with preserving brain and mental function Promote vision and eye health Helps regulate weight loss and metabolism Can promote heart and health circulation Helps to strengthen bones and teeth Read …

Interesting Ways to Eat Cauliflower

Cauliflower is such a versatile vegetable, did you know it can be a substitute for mashed potatoes and rice? Want to give it a try? Here’s a recipe for rice cauliflower. Instructions Preheat your oven to 425° Cut the whole head of cauliflower in half Cut out the core and break up the larger florets …

On-the-Go Snack Option

Short on time and looking for something to keep you satisfied through the day?  Thanks to In Search of Yummyness, we have a recipe for you that’s perfect as a meal or snack. Ingredients 1 cup almond milk 1/4 cup rolled oats 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp maple syrup 1/2 cup blueberries 1 tsp …

Healthy Alternative for Valentine’s Day Chocolate

Looking for a healthier alternative to chocolate this Valentine’s Day? @EatUrselfSkinny has a tasty greek yogurt dipped strawberry recipe that is just as festive! INGREDIENTS 1 lb. strawberries 22 oz. vanilla Greek yogurt (you won’t need all of it) Pink food coloring INSTRUCTIONS Divide yogurt into 4 small bowls; one bowl with no coloring, one …

Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated

Hydration is extremely important, so why not eat your water? According to Eating Well, eating foods that are full of water keep you satisfied on fewer calories. Here is a list of their favorite foods that contain large amounts of water: 1. Cucumbers- 95% water 2. Salad greens- over 90% water 3. Strawberries- 91% water …

Health Benefits of Honey

Did you know honey has some “sweet” health benefits?  Studies have shown that honey has the power to kill bacteria, including E. coli and salmonella. Another study of 139 children proved that honey did a better job of easing nighttime coughs and improving sleep. However, do not give honey to any child under the age …

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Add Avocado to Your Daily Meals

We present to you- the breakfast of champions! Avocado is a trendy food that’s becoming more and more popular in restaurants. Bring the trend to your table with this quick, skinny fried egg and avacado toast recipe by Simple Green Moms: Ingredients 2 eggs (fried, sunny side up) 2 slices of bread (toasted) 1 small …