Tis the season for desserts and overeating. Don’t let all of your hard work go to waste, and don’t ruin the progress you made with your summer body just because it’s time to start layering your clothes now. We’ve got deliciously nutritious high protein dessert recipes that will keep you on track with your dietary goals while letting you feel like you’re cheating. It’s the best of both worlds. Whether you are a peanut butter lover, chocoholic or pumpkin craver we’ve got a high protein dessert for you!
Now that the weather is getting colder, it’s time to break out your slow cooker. We’ve got five healthy chicken soup recipes to get you started with your winterized meal prep. Whether you want something traditional or a soup with a little more spice, you’ll find something to fit every taste on our list. And since you won’t have to spend any time tending to your crock pot soups, you can spend that extra time shopping, decorating, and getting ready for the holidays.
Thanksgiving is an American holiday deeply rooted in tradition and history. But it is also a holiday that is surrounded by pounds of turkey, ham or duck, mounds of mashed potatoes, stuffing and cranberry sauce, casserole dishes filled with green beans, sweet potatoes and cornbread and of course copious amounts of dessert. With all that food covering your holiday table it’s easy to understand that putting on ten to fifteen pounds of holiday weight is actually fairly common this time of the year. Especially when you factor in left overs. But your Thanksgiving day celebrations don’t have to put a dent in your fitness progress. This year try these low carb Thanksgiving recipes to keep your stomach satisfied but slim.
Eating healthy and living well means meal prepping your full meals for the week so that you have them on hand and ready to go every day. It also means prepping your healthy snacks for the day so that you are less tempted to eat junk foods or candy from vending machines and convenience stores between your meals. Meal and snack prepping not only keeps you healthy by keeping you away from fattening and sugary foods but it also helps you to save money by bringing your food with you everyday so that you don’t waste money on vending machine snacks or going out to a sit down or fast food restaurant for lunch or dinner. If you are new to prepping your healthy snacks for the day and looking for a few suggestions to get you started, you’re in luck. Here are our four favorite healthy snacks as meal prep.
When it comes to meal prepping you want to make sure you’ve got the two most important qualities down. First and foremost you want to make sure that your meal prep is healthy. If it isn’t healthy then there’s no point in packing it. After all the whole goal of meal prep is eat well so that you can live well. The second most important aspect though is to make sure that you have a few easy recipes up your sleeve so that on busy weeks you don’t have to worry about having the time to meal prep. That’s where these 5 quick and easy lunch recipes for meal prep come into play.
Have your cake and eat it too without worrying about destroying all of your healthy progress with these tasty fall desserts made with a healthy dose of veggies. Don’t worry, we promise that you won’t even taste the difference. But your body sure will be able to feel the difference. Rather than succumbing to a sugar high quickly followed by a sugar crash, you’ll get to enjoy the delicious flavor while feeling full and keeping your blood glucose levels relatively stable.
Protein is one of the most important macronutrients in your diet, and not getting enough is a serious concern that plagues many health and fitness connoisseurs. Protein helps to regulate your hormone production and repair your muscle tissues post workout, which means that making sure that you’re getting enough protein in your diet is essential. Use this must try protein powder recipes to keep muscle fatigue down and hormone production up without having to work yet another grilled chicken recipe into your diet.
If you’re on the hunt for a powerful superfood that is packed full of delicious nutrients and can be used in a variety of different ways, look no farther than the avocado. Some recipes add a hint of avocado in an attempt to add nutrients and flavor to other foods, but these healthy avocado recipes are centered around the creamy deliciousness that is this superfood.
Peanut butter is a protein packed snack that is delicious on everything from apples or whole grain toast to popcorn or eggs (trust us – it’s exquisite!) so it’s a little bit sad when we get to the end of the peanut butter jar and we have to scrape and scrounge for just a bit more of that tasty treat. Trying to get every last bit out so that nothing goes to waste can be a real pain, but no one likes to throw away perfectly good peanut butter. That’s why we’ve decided to show you a few quick and easy ‘recipes’ to use up the last of the peanut butter without ever having to scrape the jar again.
Fitness is comprised of 20% exercise and 80% diet, which means that your nutritional intake is far more important to your overall health, than your activity level. Of course staying active is always important, but if you’re not feeding your body properly, then all of the exercise in the world isn’t going to help move you closer to your goals. Meal prepping is one of the most effective ways to insure that you’re eating enough food, the correct food, and at appropriate intervals, without having to stress over when you’re going to have time to prepare or cook each meal. When you meal prep, all of your meals are made ahead of time and stored for future consumption.
Thinking of meal prep recipes can be a struggle for some people, and to those individuals we’d like to assure you that you’ve come to the right place. Here we’re going to list out some of our all time favorite meal prep recipes for you. They’re quick, they’re easy, they’re affordable, and most importantly they are deliciously nutritious.