Tuscan Bean Casserole

Tuscan Bean Casserole

Your whole-hearted healthy eating habits may not translate well for an entire household. Not everyone is going to love spinach smoothies or cauliflower pizza crust – and can you really blame them? Unfortunately, a house divided means there’s no such ...
5 Tips for Baking with Whey Protein Powder

5 Tips for Baking with Whey Protein Powder

Protein powders are the quickest, most convenient way to get muscle-building amino acids after a good workout. But if you’re on the brink of blowing up your blender or chucking that shaker cup, it’s time you sit down and have a cookie. The same prote ...
When is it OK to Skip a Workout?

When is it OK to Skip a Workout?

You’re automatically exempt from exercise if you’re seriously injured or contagiously ill. That’s a no-brainer. But then there are days when you aren’t at your best or motivation has gone MIA. You have to ask yourself: is it okay to skip the gym just ...
Vegan Salted Caramel Candy Dip

Vegan Salted Caramel Candy Dip

That shiny, golden-brown cascade of sugar we call caramel turns even the most virtuous fruit into candy. Unfortunately, caramel has a way of sticking to more than apples – like your thighs, your hips and your apple-shaped abs. Long overdue, we put ca ...
Have You Found the Perfect Protein?

Have You Found the Perfect Protein?

Protein is not married to muscle heads or extreme athletes. Every loving, single body requires protein to perform basic functions. In fact, the older we get the more we need it. The good news is protein powders and supplements are one of the easiest ...
Chewy Pumpkin Tea Cookies

Chewy Pumpkin Tea Cookies

Sitting down for a cozy serving of tea and cookies would maybe only happen on a cold, rainy day or if you were attending a tea-themed bridal shower.  Though not at all customary in the States, this quick reprieve would be warmly welcomed by many hard ...
10 Reasons to Add Hemp Seeds to Your Nutrition Plan

10 Reasons to Add Hemp Seeds to Your Nutrition Plan

If every morning feels like an ode to the same old oatmeal, it’s time to get hip on hemp. No, it can’t completely replace your bowl of whole grains. But stir hemp seeds into your oats, and you’ve instantly upped your nutritional game. These tiny, che ...