Posts tagged "healthy snacks"

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 »

Get Instant Energy With Chickpeas And Red Pepper!

Like Christmas in a bowl, this healthy mixture is perfect for lunch!
Chickpeas are one of the best sources of folate (helps red cell production and carries oxygen to the muscles) and iron. However, iron is best absorbed with vitamin C, which is what makes this chickpea and red pepper combo so powerful. Red peppers carry over 300% of your daily requirement for vitamin C, which is... Read more »

Kill Night Cravings With 5 Healthy Treats!

It never fails that after dinner, I want something else to eat. It used to be something sweet. Now, instead of being content watching a movie and sipping on ginger tea (which I do regularly), my rebellion rears its ugly head. Alex and I play a game: “I want a big heaping bowl of pasta,”... Read more »

Snowed In? Quick Food For The Housebound!

There’s something about snow that makes me hungry. Perhaps it’s the knowledge of not being able to get to the grocery store as easily or go way up north to some of my favorite restaurants. Seeing those silvery flakes plastering the earth reminds me of sugar, and makes me realize I want to eat –... Read more »

Snack on This: Butternut Squash Hummus and Vegetable Crackers!

There are a plethora of snacks to choose from: fruit, nuts, homemade energy bars, smoothies, yogurt, string cheese… the list goes on and on. But sometimes, you just want something different – creamy yet crunchy, full of flavor, satisfying and healthy. What’s the answer? Homemade hummus and vegetable crackers to the rescue!  Instead of purchasing... Read more »

A Week's Worth Of Snacks!

Snacking is a tricky subject. In Europe, they stick to 3 meals per day, all composed of wine, cheese, meat, bread and decadent desserts. They do not snack and yet they manage to stay slim. Their food is also grown to be eaten and not shipped, and they take pleasure in their meals, spreading afternoon... Read more »