Posts tagged "healthy recipes"

Spice Up Your Healthy Eating To Stop Food Boredom

Spice Up Your Healthy Eating To Stop Food Boredom
“Eating healthy is so boring,” is a phrase I hear a lot as a fitness instructor.  The truth is that it’s not boring; but the other truth is that most people don’t have a clue what is considered healthy eating (or, at least, how to add variety).  Most people fall back on frozen veggies and... Read more »

Top Fitness Gifts For Beginners And Advocates This Christmas

FitBit Fitness Tracking Device.
There are lots of calorie counting devices out there, but this one seems to be the easiest to use at the best price.  I haven't tried it, myself, but I've tried others.  My friend, who uses this device, says it's great because it's tiny, it syncs with devices great (and with MyFitnessPal.com), it's accurate, it has a great social function, and so much more. I'm thinking I may have to get one for myself (because I've been underwhelmed by the BodyBugg, BodyMedia, and Nike Fuel Band options).
http://www.fitbit.com/
(you can read my friend's full review of this device here: http://geekfitguy.tumblr.com/post/36075253611/my-first-day-with-the-fitbit-one)
Fitness is a touchy subject when it comes to giving people gifts, as you don’t want to risk offending someone or getting someone something that they didn’t ask for.  That being said, before I get into my gift suggestions, I want to give you some tips for when it comes to buying fitness related gifts... Read more »

The Magic of Silken Tofu... Use This In Your Holiday Treats!

The Magic of Silken Tofu... Use This In Your Holiday Treats!
A lot of people think of tofu as some bland bean curd that they’d rather not eat.  I started that way too… that is, until I started to realize all of the wonderful things that can be created from it.  You see, tofu will take on the flavor of what you mix it with.  It’s... Read more »
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Healthy Pumpkin Bars

Healthy Pumpkin Bars
This recipe comes compliments of Chalene Johnson, one of my favorite fitness gurus!   Ingredients:Wet: 1 c egg whites 1 ½ c sugar 1 c applesauce 2 c canned pumpkin Dry: 2 c all purpose flour 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 TB baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg... Read more »

Fitness At Home Recipe Time: Apple-Berry Baked Oatmeal

Fitness At Home Recipe Time: Apple-Berry Baked Oatmeal
Does anyone really use recipe books anymore?  I, personally, have some favorite online sites where I get nutritious and delicious recipes on a regular basis.  One of those sites is http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com Check out this delicious recipe from there, and then check out even more recipes you can cook at home! APPLE-BERRY BAKED OATMEAL Serves 8... Read more »

Wild Blueberry Recipes... Tandoori Chicken Sticks

Wild Blueberry Recipes... Tandoori Chicken Sticks
My mom brought me a newspaper cut out from her local newspaper back home that featured recipes using wild blueberries.  They all looked fabulous, so, I wanted to share one with you that’s a delicious balanced treat!  In my research, however, I’ve discovered that these come from a whole website about wild blueberries.   So, for... Read more »
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Sweet Potato Hash

Today I did my first ever experiment in making sweet potato hash at home.  Now, I’m going to tell you right now that when I make things at home, I rarely ever follow a recipe.  I’m more of a “pinch of this, dash of that” sort of cook.  One of things I like to do... Read more »