Blog Posts, Recipes

High Protein Breakfast Parfait

Y'all.  My kitchen is a construction disaster! And I am just not in the mood to battle the mess to cook.  You've been there, right? But a girl still has to eat. Soooo, here was my quick, no-fuss, but still healthy breakfast plan: High Protein Breakfast Parfait. Here's what I love about it: Greek Yogurt:… Continue reading High Protein Breakfast Parfait

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Eat Jelly Beans and Donuts

After learning I had lost 100lbs with only diet and exercise, someone asked me a question that I haven't been able to get out of my head:  "How did you quit eating?" I can't remember what I said, because the question caught me so completely off guard. I'm sure I didn't say anything very helpful… Continue reading Eat Jelly Beans and Donuts

Blog Posts, Fitness myths, Uncategorized

Myth #29: You can’t follow a meal plan

As this series is coming to an end,  you've heard me mention meal plans a plethora of times. I've told you  You Can't Out Train a Bad Diet.  I've talked about why you need Protein and  said  you need more than you think.  But my mama didn't raise no fool! I know both from my own personal fight experience… Continue reading Myth #29: You can’t follow a meal plan

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Raise Your Glass: Apple Pie Protein Shake

In today’s edition of “hide the taste of your protein”, here’s a great one that’s easy as... well, apple pie. If you want to know why I think whey is great (though not great tasting) or why protein is so important and how much you need, check out some of my earlier posts! But for… Continue reading Raise Your Glass: Apple Pie Protein Shake

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Myth #23: Women only need 42 grams of protein, Men only 56

As I might have mentioned at least once during this series, Protein is really, really important to your body's survival... and thrival? Ok, spell check alerts me that "thrival" is possibly not a word, but onward.  I hear making up words is the thing to do these days. Even the word itself says how important it is. … Continue reading Myth #23: Women only need 42 grams of protein, Men only 56

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Myth #21: You should avoid carbs if you want to lose weight

During the 90's, dietary Fat was the nutritional villain.  But now Carbs are the world's biggest "no no" when it comes to healthy eating. Hang tight, I'll also tell you why low carb diets may actually do more harm than good. Let's give carbs their rightful place at the table by clearing up some misinformation.… Continue reading Myth #21: You should avoid carbs if you want to lose weight