Quick lunch box treat. It’s low in calories and it will keep you satisfied.

This is from the November/December issue of Fitness Magazine. Fill a tupperware container with:
cold string beans
edamame (look for ready to eat shelled edamame in your supermarket freezer to save time and money)
black beans
chopped scallions
dress it with a mixture of olive oil, rice wine vinegar, and apricot preserves for a hint of sweetness.

The Secret Behind Beyonce’s Body.

This is from the June 13, 2011 issue of Life and Style magazine.
Beyonce knows that switching up her workout routine is the key to seeing change. According to the article, Beyonce’s trainer Marco Borges tells Life and Style that they do a combination of cardio, resistance exercises, and yoga. Her sessions are 60 to 80 [...]

The Perfect Pre-Bedtime Meal.

This is taken directly from www.bodybuilding.com. This meal is the perfect pre-bedtime meal.

Q: I generally eat red meat closer to bedtime, because as I understand it, it’s a slower-digesting protein, a more complete amino acid complex, and better protein synthesis. Is that sound logic; and if not, is there a better late-night protein source?
Mike: Your [...]

The Best Raw Chocolate Pudding-So Easy to Make.

Raw Chocolate Pudding (From RockingRawBody.com)
2 ripe avocados
1⁄4 cup raw cacao powder
1⁄2 to 3⁄4 cup maple syrup or agave
2 tablespoons coconut oil seeds from 1 vanilla pod or 1
tablespoon vanilla
dash sea salt
Put all ingredients in the VitaMix and blend. Stop to scrape down sides. Blend again until warm. Serve warm.

Quite drinking Coffee the Raw way with Maca.

I know that a lot of people have trouble giving up coffee. I gave up coffee completely about a month ago. My doctor suggested I give it up because of acid reflux. I was only drinking one large cup a day of it but giving up that one cup has made such a difference in [...]

Green Smoothies - What they are and how to make them.

What’s a Green Smoothie?

Classic Green Smoothie

A Green Smoothie is simply a blended shake  made of whole fruits and leafy greens. It’s a quick and delicious way to get all of your daily required fruits veggies down the hatch in sixty seconds. Many people drink them as a breakfast replacement because they’re packed full of vitamins [...]

Recipe for an Incredible Chocolate Superfood Smoothie.

Chocolate Superfood Smoothie

Serves 1
1/2 c. young coconut meat
1 c. ice
3 c. coconut water
1 Tbsp. maca powder
1 Tbsp. raw cacao powder
1/4 c. Goji berries
1 Tbsp. organic hemp seeds
1 tsp. Spirulina Crystal Flakes
1/4 c. raw cacao nibs
5 pitted Medjool dates
1 Tbsp. cold-pressed coconut oil
2 Tbsp. raw agave nectar (optional) (I find Agave to be unnecessary when you use [...]

Green Smoothie Fast Day 2.

My workout yesterday was rough. It was my first day back in the gym. I did really well for the first 40 minutes and then I got very nauseous. When I got back, I ate a banana. I think that I just didn’t eat enough before the workout. I think that a couple of smoothies [...]

Raw Chocolate Recipe

Here is a raw chocolate recipe that a friend of mine gave me. Feel free to experiment an add more or less of the ingredients. You can get very creative with this. Add peanut butter, almond butter, etc for a peanut butter cup type of chocolate or try adding orange zest. I just love chocolate [...]

Organic Refreshing Drink Health Drink.

I saw this in a circular from  health food market called Wild By Nature. I think it’s the perfect summer juice or smoothie. Ingredients (Buy all organic)
cucumber, celery, lemon, apples   
They didn’t specify quanitities. Try 1 of each.