Monthly Archives: April 2011

Peanut butter banana bars

So we all love bars b/c of their convenience. Do me a favor and next time you pick one up, read the ingredients on the back label.  OUCH.  If it has more than 6 ingredients and contains words you cant … Continue reading

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a healthy treat!

Oatmeal/coconut/banana chocolate chip cookies 3 large, ripe bananas, well mashed (about 1 1/2 cups) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup coconut oil, barely warm – so it isn’t solid (or alternately, olive oil) 2 cups rolled oats 2/3 cup almond … Continue reading

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lasagna

Everyone loves lasanga!  Depending on how its prepared, it can be loaded with calories, carbs and fat.  Now Im not a big fan of pasta when on a weight loss eating program, but if eaten in moderation and especially after … Continue reading

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carbs

Are carbs evil?  Seems like they are getting a bad rep lately.  Not necessarily. The brain needs at least 100g of carbs in order to function optimally.  The problem is, as we get older, our carb tolerance drops dramatically.  All … Continue reading

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lean ground turkey

You cant go wrong with lean ground turkey.  I made this tonight and wanted to share a quick fix me up for dinner. Ingredients: 1 lbs of extra lean 98% or lean 90% ground turkey 1 medium onion 1/2 green … Continue reading

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Healthy chili

Here is the recipe that I promised!  Enjoy! Ingredients 1lb lean ground turkey or beef 1 small onion 3 cloves garlic 1c chopped carrots 1 red bell pepper 1 green bell pepper 1 or 2 chopped fresh tomatoes 1 can … Continue reading

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Granola-free Granola bars

This one is courtesy of my friend Ashley H. (thanks girl!), who is a granola bar lover.  As we know, granola bars are loaded with unecessary sugar and processed JUNK. This recipe is from my all time favorite Precision Nutrition … Continue reading

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