Tag Archives: protein

12 Savory Spinach Recipes

When looking to drop pounds, spinach is your Bestie. Calorie for calorie, it’s one of the most nutritious vegetables around. Spinach doesn’t only pack a mean Popeye punch when it comes to beta carotene, magnesium, vitamin K, manganese and folate, it’s also loaded with powerful phytonutrients that act as antioxidants and help protect your cells and immune function. Spinach has… Read More

Chocolate Raspberry Probiotic Smoothie Bowl

New research continues to pour in about how critical good gut health is when it comes to breaking down our food, supporting good digestion and elimination, alleviating digestive problems, keeping harmful pathogens out, enhancing the immune system, minimizing incidences of illness and disease, nurturing good brain health, providing crucial vitamins, regulating fat storage, and so much more that we’re only… Read More

Chill Out with Ice-Cold Protein Pops

Pass on sugary, artificially-colored popsicles this summer and stock your freezer with these all natural, refreshingly icy protein pops instead. Incredibly easy to throw together, made with natural ingredients and deeeeeeee-lightfully delicious, they’re the perfect cool-down treat to beat the heat. They’re also an excellent source of high-quality protein that helps you slim and trim down for bathing suit weather.… Read More

SCAM UNCOVERED: Find Out Who’s Been Selling You Phony Protein

An increasing slew of recent lawsuits is starting to bring a disturbing underground trend in the supplement industry to the media limelight. One after another, several big brand-name supplement companies are being called out for spiking their protein powders with cheap fillers and fraudulently advertising higher protein content than their products actually contain, scamming product control testing and misleading health-conscious… Read More

High-Protein Double Chocolate Ice Cream

Switch up my regular weight-loss smoothie routine by swapping in a creamy bowl of chocolate ice cream instead? Yes please! After your hard-core workout, give your tongue a serious workout with this cold, deliciously creamy chocolate ice cream. It offers you a double-shot of fat-blasting protein and appetite-satiating healthy fatty acids, making it a great weight-loss snack, post-workout treat, or… Read More

Black Bean & Butternut Chili

As the cold and dark days drag on, a warming, dazzlingly colorful and flavor packed dish like this one is exactly what you need to perk up your body, mind and soul. Featuring seasonal produce and piquant spices, this vegan chili is a perfect low-fat and low-calorie meal. It’s also a winterized nutrition pack in a steaming aromatic bowl, with… Read More

A Very Berry Morning Energy Smoothie

Raw, natural berries are the gemstones of the superfood world. These sweet treats are not only a reward for your mouth, but they’re also a reward for your body, loaded with incredible health benefits such as weight loss, reduced belly fat, better heart health, improved digestion, strengthened immunity, better brain health, enhanced sexual function and more. This beautiful, berry-licious smoothie… Read More

What’s Better for Weight Loss: Cutting Calories or Eating More of THIS Food?

We’re now seeing that a wider waist-line and fattier mid-section is more than just a simple issue of how you fit into your pants and how you look in the mirror. It’s now becoming clear that eating an unhealthy diet, not being physically active and being overweight (especially when that weight is being carried around your belly area) is strongly… Read More

High-Protein Hot Chocolate (Sugar-Free!)

Whether you’ve just been outside shoveling the driveway, walking home through freezing temperatures, digging yourself out of a snow bank – or whether you’re inside watching others do all the heavy lifting – it’s all worth it once you finally get to curl up in a cozy armchair with your fingers wrapped around a mug of steaming hot chocolate. If… Read More

What You Eat First Affects Your Weight

Now you can have your cake and eat it too. As long as you eat it after your protein and veggies, says a new study. A pilot study published in Diabetes Care found that the order in which you eat your macro-nutrients during your meal – proteins, carbohydrates and fats – has a direct impact on your after-meal blood sugar,… Read More