Stick a fork in this protein-packed peanut butter pie and call it a day. The slightly crunchy crust and soft center are what make this the perfect dessert after a stressful day, intense workout or just because you can’t resist it. If you’re a peanut butter lover, forget it! You’ll be pushing family members to the ground and stepping on your dog’s tail just to get a slice of low-carb, high-protein heaven.
Q. I keep seeing recipes that call for nutritional yeast. What is this ingredient and is it healthy?
A. Powdery in texture and savory in flavor, nutritional yeast is a deactivated yeast, and vegans have been gobbling it up for years as a pasta topper, condiment and cheese sub. But you don’t have to be a vegan to say yes to yeast; this high-protein, low carb and low calorie product is arguably much healthier than your ordinary grated cheese. Dairy free, nutritional yeast also is free of gluten, sodium and fat. Read more →
October is one of my all-time favorite months, because the weather is getting crisper (but not snow-boot crisp) and the leaves are beginning to change. Do you know what else is going to change this month? Your fitness mindset. Read more →
What’s for breakfast? If you’re trying to lose weight, it may feel like you’re stuck eating the same bland, boring, low-calorie meal day after day. This morning, try something different! These protein-packed, homemade pancakes can be whipped up quickly with a whole-wheat pancake mix, fiber-rich (and filling) quick oats and egg whites. Replace sticky, thick syrup with reduced-sugar strawberry jam for sweetness without all the extra calories.
I’ll admit it. I’m a meat eater — the leanest varieties I can find, of course. But sometimes I like to take a page from the vegetarian’s cookbook. I fuel my muscles with other protein sources, like beans, seeds and nuts. Just because they aren’t very lean doesn’t mean nuts and seeds don’t deserve a place on your plate. Read more →
Greek yogurt is already high in protein—add two tablespoons of PBSLIM and you’ve got a stay-full-till-dinnertime afternoon snack with 23 grams of protein! Made from real, organic, non-GMO peanuts, PBSLIM contains 85% fewer fat calories than regular peanut butter but all of the taste.
Here’s what you need for this protein-powered snack: Read more →
Sweet smoothies hit the spot…most of the time. But if you’re craving something with a little more “kick,” try sipping this spicy drink instead. Greens and seeds come together with creamy almond butter and a dash of chipotle powder for a hearty, healthy brew with just the right amount of heat!
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