Posts tagged "whole foods"

Fit Food Friday: Are You Celebrating Non-GMO Month?

Fit Food Friday: Are You Celebrating Non-GMO Month?
Are you celebrating Non-GMO month?  If you aren’t, that’s ok, because I didn’t know it was officially Non-GMO month either, until Whole Foods sent me an email.  You’ve likely been reading a lot on the web about GMOs (genetically modified organisms; in other words, scientifically played with in a lab), and you aren’t sure if... Read more »

10 Tips To Make Going Gluten Free Easier

10 Tips To Make Going Gluten Free Easier
Thinking about going gluten free?  Me too!  Today’s blog is a guest blog written by one of my friends, Melissa.  She is a diagnosed Celiac and has been gluten free for years.  I asked her to submit a blog to me because of my new adventures in going gluten free myself.  While I am not... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

A Tasty Valentine's Treat <3

Honestly, these don’t even have to be made only on Valentine’s Day… I’ll take a chocolate covered strawberry any day of the week!  At 450 calories for 6, it’s not a terrible dessert to have AND you get the benefits of fresh berries and cocoa!  ENJOY! CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES (from WholeFoods.com) Making these beautiful chocolate-dipped... Read more »
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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 »

Kale Chips Make A Healthy and Delicious Snack

About a month ago I saw an ad in one of my magazine subscriptions for kale chips.  I was intrigued by these, but not enough to go to the website and order them (kale and I don’t always get along well).  When shopping at Whole Foods last week I saw that they carried kale chips... Read more »