Happy Friday ya'll!! I'm spending my morning off with my pup and hub before I head to an afternoon conference, so I thought I'd get at the snack post I mentioned this week. I have always been a huge snacker. Usually when I am training or running a lot, my snacking gets a little out … Continue reading Gimme the Snacks!!
Happy Sunday everyone! Life has been crazy recently. Juggling school and working is a lot more difficult than I expected, but I finally think I've got a good groove going! At least I hope... Ya'll know how much I like my snacks! I am not one to skimp when it comes to snacking. When I … Continue reading Simple Snacking, Nutty Energy Bites!
When it come to snacking, I'm the queen of all things crunchy and delicious, but always with a healthy twist. Chips? Not for me, but give me a bag of homemade trail mix and I'm a happy girl. Recently, I have been absolutely nuts about nuts. What's not to love? Crunchy and delicious on their … Continue reading Unleash Your Inner Nut!
Good morning football lovers! With the Super Bowl in Phoenix this year, not only is the traffic at its peak, but the out-of state visitors are taking full advantage off all that Phoenix has to offer! Good food and drinks can be found at every corner, parties for the weekend, and events all throughout Phoenix. … Continue reading Super Bowl Sunday
Smoothies seem to be the new trendy way for people to start their day, so I thought I'd take some time to give my take and share with you some of my favorite smoothie recipes! Personally, I love the new smoothie trend! Why? A few reasons. How many people actually count how many serving of … Continue reading Smoothie Scene
Hello there everyone! Took me a while to get this one posted, but with good reason! I am now living in Arizona. Big, BIG change in environment, but the move is done and I'm slowly getting use to everything. I am definitely excited to see what Arizona has to offer food-wise! I have been trying … Continue reading Raw Choco-Nutter Coconut Bites
In my case, I guess this would say "bag of pretzels" since those are my number 1 salty snack pleasure. I believe I have used the term "mindless eating" before, and I want to go back to this topic for this post. Think about a time when you have sat down with a bag of … Continue reading Put the bag down, and nobody gets hurt!
Traveling I feel like can throw a wrench in anyones attempt to "eat healthy." No matter what your "healthy" is, we all find ourselves in those situations where we are rushing through the airport, halfway through a 6 hour car ride in the middle of the highway, or in a completely unfamiliar city where we … Continue reading Traveling Turmoil
Here is a recipe for my Oatmeal Raisin Power Balls. Peanut butter and pecans provide a little protein while oats and raisins provide carbohydrate. Maybe try these for your post-workout snack! What you will need: 2 cups rolled oats 1 Tbsp ground flaxseed 1/3 cup peanut butter 1/4-1/3 cup honey or agave syrup (I combined … Continue reading Oatmeal Raisin Power Balls
A common question that I hear from people is: what are some appropriate pre and post snacks for a workout? Should I eat something before? Will it make me sick while I am exercising? What do I have afterwards? The general recommendations for pre and post workout fueling are a carbohydrate before and carbohydrate+protein after. Carbohydrates: give us … Continue reading Smart Snacking