Spicy Chicken Salad

Whatever’s in the fridge salads are notoriously easy. Play around with ingredients you like. Ingredients (per serving): -6 oz. Chicken Breast (pre-baked, grilled, or crock potted)  -1/4 cup Chopped Carrots -1/4 cup Copped Red Onion -1/4 cup Chopped Bell Peppers -1/4 cup Cherry Tomatoes ¼ cup Chopped Cucumber - 2 tbls. Primal Kitchen Chipotle Lime Avocado Oil [...]

Protein Muffins

Try this sweet recipe to curb your sweet tooth and add extra protein to your day! 1 CUP OATS 2 EXTRA RIPE BANANAS 6 SCOOPS VANILLA PROTEIN POWDER 1 TABLE SPOON BAKING SODA 1/2 CUP CHOCOLATE CHIPS 1/2 CUP EGG WHITES 1/2 CUP APPLESAUCE INSTRUCTIONS: (PREHEAT OVEN TO 350) 1)MASH BANANAS AND MIX WITH EGG WHITES & APPLESAUCE. 2)MIX IN DRY INGREDIENTS: OATS, PROTEIN POWDER, BAKING SODA, AND CHIPS. 3)SPRAY MUFFIN TIN. PLACE 1/4 CUP [...]

Macronutrients

  Macronutrients are the nutrients that your body uses for energy. Macronutrients consist of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. While each of these macronutrients provides calories, the amount of calories that each one provides varies: Carbohydrate provides 4 calories per gram. Protein provides 4 calories per gram. Fat provides 9 calories per gram. The Breakdown Carbohydrates The three major types of carbohydrates [...]

Macro-Friendly Chicken Salad

When it's hot, I like to get cold things. Lately I've been experimenting with cold salads! I wanted a meal salad this time so I started with a protein, chicken! This is very similar to Whole Foods Sonoma Chicken Salad- just a bit lower on the sugar and fat side. Ingredients (per serving): -6 oz. [...]

Protein Puppy Chow

With summer here, and get togethers occurring every weekend- it's great to have a sweet treat to bring along! This macro friendly recipe includes protein to help slow the release of insulin that comes along with consuming sweet treats! Bringing health friendly treats is also a great way to start a conversation on health and [...]

Egg Muffins

Getting protein in breakfast is hard, especially when you're on the go! Try the following Egg Muffin Recipe to make breakfast for the week! Great reheated or eaten fresh! Egg Muffins 1 Dozen Eggs ( I usually use 4 whole eggs and 8 egg whites) 2c Chopped Veggies (Peppers, Onions, Mushroom, Spinach) 1c Skim Milk/Soy [...]