Posts tagged "healthy food"

Post Workout Chocolate Power Pudding!

One of the most common questions I get asked is what to eat before and after a workout. Ask this question to anyone, and you will get a wide range of answers. Eat simple carbs! Eat complex carbs! Eat fat! Eat no fat! Eat something small! Eat something substantial! While pre-workout food is very important, what... Read more »

Beat the Holiday Blues (and Inflammation) with Quinoa Cakes!

This morning, I awoke before my alarm, padding out into the soft morning light. The Christmas tree still sat in the corner, unlit, both of us not yet wanting to take it down. Every year, I get a little “blue” after the holidays, saying goodbye to my parents and letting that natural high from the... Read more »

From Animals to Plants: The Tale of a Recovering Meat Addict

8:11a.m. Sunday. Driving to the Bongo Room to meet a friend for breakfast, I pondered what I might eat. Recently having decided to return to my vegan ways, I realize the limitations I am putting on myself in the great food mecca of Chi-town. Should I break my newfound vow and eat eggs? Should I... Read more »
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Simplify Your Diet: 10 Super Foods to Eat Every Day!

In a world of infinite food choices, it can be an overwhelming experience just to step out your front door and come up with a proper course of action for the day. Pack on about a million restaurants and trillions of calories at our fingertips, and it’s sometimes easy to forget how to eat well.... Read more »

Clean Eating Challenge: Eat Like This Day By Day!

What does it mean to eat clean? You hear this term in magazines, on television, with athletes, but everyone has a different version of what “clean” means to them. However, there are tried and true foods that get results, no matter if you want to bulk up, slim down, add lean muscle, or lose a... Read more »