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Healthy Gas Station Snacks for Your Road Trip

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Local gas stations and convenience stores are often known for their junk food. Stocked with chips, pretzels, cookies, candy, and other diet-wrecking snacks. But the truth is that traveling doesn’t have to be the death of your diet.    If you’re on the road and desperate for some fuel, here are some healthy gas station snacks for your road trip! This post contains affiliate links because ...[Read More]

How to Use Protein Shakes for Women

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Protein is an essential component of the muscle-building and fat burning process. But when it comes to the question of how to use protein shakes, many women don’t even know where to begin.  Protein shakes aren’t just for athletes or bodybuilders. In fact, women may actually benefit more from protein powder than men do according to some recent studies that found that men who are involved in a ...[Read More]

Easy Healthy Summer Snacks

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Summer is finally here! Relaxing at the beach or pool is a great way to spend the day, but make sure you bring some easy healthy summer snacks to share. Last summer I put together a list of 25 healthy summer snacks, but when I recently asked on Instagram what you’d like to see more of, many of you said that you can NEVER have too many easy healthy summer snacks. So, without further ado here are a ...[Read More]

Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

By Kate Horney   Let’s talk sweet potatoes!   Sweet potatoes are a great source of complex carbs and are filled with fiber, vitamin A, potassium, and phytochemicals.     Are you a sweet potato lover like me? If so, follow these tips on how to store sweet potatoes so you can have fresh and delicious sweet potatoes whenever your craving strikes.   Avoid storing sweet potatoe ...[Read More]

Summer Salad with Grilled Peaches and Prosciutto

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By Kate Horney   This grilled peach summer salad simply can’t be beat. I love to serve this with chicken, which you can throw on the grill at the same time as the peaches!   It’s the perfect combination of saltiness and sweetness and is sure to be a family favorite.   If you like the homemade salad dressing recipe above, check out more of our favorite healthy homemade salad dre ...[Read More]

Why The Type of Fiber In Your Protein Bar Matters + 3 Recipes

Why The Type of Fiber In Your Protein Bar Matters + 3 Recipes

By Kate Horney   On days that I’m running errands, in a rush, or just need a quick grab & go meal or snack option, my “emergency” stock of protein bars (in my pantry, purse, and yes, even my car!) are life savers. Not all protein bars are created equally, though. In fact, some bars have just as much sugar (or even more!) than a candy bar. That’s why I was SO EXCITED to find out ...[Read More]

Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

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By Kate Horney   For all of my fellow steak lovers, this recipe is a MUST make! The homemade chimichurri is a perfect way to top off a delicious grilled steak, and it can be used for other meats as well! I love that it adds freshness to chicken or fish, and as a bonus for busy women, the sauce can be made a day in advance. Just store it in the fridge and use as needed.     For more ...[Read More]

7 Healthy Peanut Butter Recipes You NEED!

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By Kate Horney   I recently had the privilege of taste testing PEScience’s BRAND NEW Peanut Butter Cookie flavor of Select Protein. Trust me, you need this in your life!     You already know why I switched protein powder and that PEScience Select Protein is hands down the highest quality and best tasting protein on the market. Of course this new protein powder is amazing on it’s own ...[Read More]

Crockpot Freezer Meals to Make Before Baby

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By Kate Horney One thing that I LOVED as a new mom was having already prepared dinners ready and on hand. I found that when I was tired, sleep deprived, and had a newborn attached to me 24/7, the last thing I wanted to do was go to the grocery store and then spend hours at the in the kitchen to make a healthy meal. To make things easier, I stocked up on crockpot freezer meals in the last few weeks ...[Read More]

Low Carb Waffle Recipe

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By Kate Horney The nutrition choices you make at breakfast set the tone for your day. If you want to start your day off on the right foot, it’s important to fuel yourself with something high in protein. If fat burning is your goal, keeping carbs low can also be helpful. The problem is that many of our favorite breakfast foods are often very HIGH in carbs. Think: traditional pancakes, waffles, donu ...[Read More]