Category: protein

Flourless Protein Pancakes

I know it’s Taco Tuesday, but pancakes are acceptable every day of the week, right? ; ) This recipe is an oldie but a goodie, so I thought I would give it a little time in the spotlight for those of you who have never made it before! I absolutely love breakfast food at all

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Cheesy Broccoli & Shrimp Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

I love fall because I like wearing boots and sweaters and eating all the pumpkin and squash things, but I hate the cold, and the fact that I inevitably get sick every year when the weather changes. I’ve been fighting an awful cold/cough for about a week now, and it doesn’t seem to have any

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Banana Almond Butter Chia Proats

These oats are loaded with goods, so please forgive me for the lengthy name. I just couldn’t bring myself to leave out any of the ingredients because they are all equally important and equally delicious. Also, yes, I am aware that we are halfway through May, which means it is basically summer (and almost my birthday!!!), and I am posting

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Why I Still Don’t Count Calories

It has been exactly two months to the day since I decided to stop counting calories and tracking my food in My Fitness Pal. (Click here to read my previous post about Why I Stopped Counting Calories in the first place.) Two whole months of eating what I want, when I want, and having absolutely no idea

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What a Dietitian Eats

Every once in a while I like to do a post in which I feature some of my favorite new food discoveries, or staples in my diet that I think everyone should know about and work into their diets as well! (Previously known as Peek Into My Pantry, A Few of My Favorite Things, etc.)

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How To: Make Early Morning Workouts Happen

You probably think I’m crazy for thinking I can convince you to set your alarm for 5 am to wake up and go to the gym. But just hear me out. I have started working out early in the morning at least 1 time a week, for one reason or the other. If I have

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The Power of Protein

Protein, protein, protein. It seems like that’s all we hear about these days in the health & fitness world. Most people take protein supplements to help them get “jacked”, but do you know all the other important roles that protein plays in your body? Proteins are part of every cell and tissue in our bodies, including

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