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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 ...
Chocolate-Glazed Peanut Butter Donuts

Chocolate-Glazed Peanut Butter Donuts

Your breakfast shouldn’t ruin your day – it should help you run it. So you’d assume peanut butter and chocolate chips would be off the list of performance-enhancing foods, but you’d be “O” so wrong. Even topped with a fudgy glaze, these sweet circles ...
Butternut-Apple Tart a la Mode

Butternut-Apple Tart a la Mode

Ever bought a new dress and had to plan a party to wear it? Recently, I added to my kitchen accessories a shiny, nonstick miniature tart pan. It really needed to be broken in. So to complement this new, master-chef’s pan, I decided to create an origi ...
Apple Peanut Butter Quest Bar Oat Squares

Apple Peanut Butter Quest Bar Oat Squares

If your favorite snack features fruit and nuts, this dessert’s for you. If you feel a twinge of I-might-burn-this-place-down when you turn on an oven, this dessert’s for you. If your diet is clean with some wiggle room for cheating, this dessert’s fo ...
Healthy Grab-and-Go Gluten-Free Snacks

Healthy Grab-and-Go Gluten-Free Snacks

Have you munched on veggies and hummus all week? What a virtuous snacker, you are. But if your taste buds start yawning, there are plenty of other healthy, grab-and-go options to try. I’ve rounded up a batch of my favorite midday snacks, all of which ...
4 Tips for Maintaining Your Weight Loss Success

4 Tips for Maintaining Your Weight Loss Success

If you have ever gained weight, then lost weight, and then gained weight again, you know that maintaining your success often ranks as the biggest challenge. Here are some tips for keeping off the weight after you’ve won your battle of the bulge ...