Posts tagged "healthy snacks"

Holiday Party Survival Guide

Holiday Party Survival Guide
A lot of people tend to put their own health and fitness on the back shelf over the Holidays… claiming no time, no control, or simply no care.  Well, I’m here to tell you that it’s ok to have fun, but I encourage you to not let everything go down the pooper.  I have some... Read more »

Healthy Snacks That Travel Well

Healthy Snacks That Travel Well
Let’s face it, we all live busy lives.  I can’t tell you how many times people will tell me that they “forgot to eat” or that they “didn’t have food” or something along those lines.  The problem is that most people are not prepared with healthy options in their busy lives.  There are many great... Read more »

The Superhero Fitness Challenge Returns To C2E2!

The Superhero Fitness Challenge Returns To C2E2!
Last year the Superhero Fitness Challenge made a splash at C2E2 (Chicago’s BEST Entertainment and Pop Culture convention) by being the only health and fitness related booth there!  People engaged in our fitness challenge and earned great prizes!  We brought an excitement for living healthier lives into an area where it’s been pretty non-existent up... 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 »

Hauntingly Healthy Halloween Treats

Hauntingly Healthy Halloween Treats
Ok, I cannot take credit for this post, but I also know I couldn’t have come up with a better array of treats!  These are FANTASTIC!  If you want healthy options for your Halloween party, you simply need to check these out, because they are so fun!  Who says Halloween needs to be all about... Read more »

Do Nutritious Cookies Exist? Cookie Wars!

Do Nutritious Cookies Exist? Cookie Wars!
 It’s time for a cookie showdown.  Perhaps you’ve seen advertisements for the new WhoNu cookies on television.  I first saw the commercial about a week ago and it perked up my curiosity.  Is it really possible that someone is marketing a good cookie out there!?  When I was at the grocery store I decided to... Read more »
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Chocolate Week: Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate + Protein

Welcome to day three of CHOCOLATE WEEK!  This blog is a bit late because I was out enjoying the BEAUTIFUL weather today!  Come on, Chicago, isn’t Spring amazing!?  Anyways, back on to today’s feature… Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate + Protein KIND Bars! I’d tried KIND Bars in the past, and they were good, but they... Read more »

Healthy Snacks For Your Fitness Resolution

I’m sure that many of you out there have resolved to get more healthy in 2011.  For some people this means going to the gym, for others it means eating healthier… but, hopefully, for you it means both!  The combination of fitness AND nutrition is your ticket to accomplishment! A lot of people, I find,... Read more »

A Healthier Replacement For Doritos?

Confessions of a former Dorito-holic. It’s true.  They used to be my favorite chip ever.  I could down a whole bag in one setting if you let me (of course, followed up by a wicked stomach ache).  When I decided to start eating healthier, however, I had to give up one of my favorite junk... Read more »
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Bake Your Own Kale Chips At Home

I recently blogged about Kale Chips (see it here) and how wonderful they can be as a snack.  I had bought the chips from Kaia Foods (which are good, by the way) and was eating those.  However, a friend was over and saw the bag on my counter.  He then proceeded to ask me if... Read more »