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5 Ingredients to Avoid in Protein Bars

5 Ingredients to Avoid in Protein Bars

If I said that I checked every ingredient list to make sure what I was eating was “clean” all of the time, I’d be lying. When I’m hungry or in a hurry, sometimes I’ll grab a protein bar and tear into it without even glancing at the label. But I may p ...
Cinnamon-Orange Quinoa Porridge

Cinnamon-Orange Quinoa Porridge

You’ve snubbed rice for it, stuffed peppers with it, and paired it with endless combinations of veggies and herbs for salads and sides. But have you had quinoa for breakfast? Chewy, like oatmeal, with a nuttier taste and greater amounts of protein an ...
2 Festive Holiday Protein Smoothies

2 Festive Holiday Protein Smoothies

The holidays wouldn’t be the same without gingerbread and eggnog. Too bad a cup of the creamy stuff sets you back nearly 350 calories and a whopping 19 grams of fat. Same goes for those grinning, white icing-piped little fellas: nibble just one and y ...
Cookies ‘n Cream Baked Oatmeal

Cookies ‘n Cream Baked Oatmeal

Overnight oats have been overdone. But baking those flaky whole grains brings a fresh new twist – as long as you don’t overdo it, of course. Following this cookies-and-cream breakfast recipe to a T will ensure what you pull out of the oven has the pe ...
Citrus-Chia Quinoa & Lentil Salad

Citrus-Chia Quinoa & Lentil Salad

Salads are satisfying, but usually they’re missing a key nutrition component: protein. To turn leafy greens into a meal, you could add chopped chicken, chickpeas or another salad-compatible protein source. Or, drizzle on a dressing that eliminates ex ...
5 Apple & Cinnamon Smoothies for Fall

5 Apple & Cinnamon Smoothies for Fall

Small fall confession: I’m not a big fan of pumpkin. But bring on the apples! Cobbler, crumbles, pie, donuts—that fresh apple flavor, spiked with cinnamon, wrapped into a warm, baked treat? I’d eat an apple dessert every day if I could. That’s why I ...
3 Ways to Recover Faster Post-Workout

3 Ways to Recover Faster Post-Workout

Want to train again tomorrow? And the next day? Being a stronger and more efficient athlete isn’t just about how you train today, but how quickly you recover for tomorrow’s workout. Follow these three key recovery steps, so your body is rested and en ...