Weight Loss & Nutrition

Don’t Get Salty: Reduce Salt Intake and Shake the Habit

Americans are still eating too much salt! Adults still take in an average of 3,400 milligrams (mg) per day- that's well above the federal guideline of 2,300 mg or less daily. The American Heart Association's recommended cap is 1,500mg, which is less than 1 teaspoon a day (Seeber 2016). Sodium comes in many forms in… Continue reading Don’t Get Salty: Reduce Salt Intake and Shake the Habit

Recipes

Roasted Tomato Sauce

Have you taken the time to read a food label for marina sauce lately? I was SHOCKED by how much-added sugar is in any sort of pasta sauce.  My mom taught me how to make my own pasta sauce a while back but I don't have the time to let it sit in the crockpot… Continue reading Roasted Tomato Sauce

Fitness Training, Weight Loss & Nutrition

Eating Within The “Anabolic Window” Just Brocabulary or BroScience?

The post-workout period is often considered to be the most critical part of nutrient timing. Just how much refueling is needed immediately post-workout and what makes or breaks your results? The anabolic window (also known as the metabolic window) is a strength training term (aka the BROcabulary) for the 30-minutes (give or take) period after exercise. … Continue reading Eating Within The “Anabolic Window” Just Brocabulary or BroScience?

Weight Loss & Nutrition

Healthy Eating Habits To Change Your Life

The infamous "D-word" nobody wants to hear!  DIET! I personally hate using the word diet because usually, the word diet has a very negative connotation.  Usually "dieting" or restricting yourself from specific foods can lead to weight fluctuation which brings a host of related side effected that can harm your physical health. We all know… Continue reading Healthy Eating Habits To Change Your Life

Weight Loss & Nutrition

My Truth About Keto

I have tons of friends on keto right now, so I'm sure I'll get a few eye rolls from friends.  Rest assured, I do not judge, this is my own thoughts, experiences, and research of my OWN opinion.  Anyone willing to make a change in their nutrition to better their life is HUGE and I… Continue reading My Truth About Keto

Recipes

Eggplant Rollatini

Looking for the taste of lasagna without the calories?  Check out this Eggplant Rollatini that can be made either as a roll or in a baking dish like lasagna. Eggplant Rollatini Ingredients 3 medium sized eggplants Ricotta cheese 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella Olive Oil for drizzling 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 2… Continue reading Eggplant Rollatini