Archives for May 2014

Ancient Grain Blueberry Walnut Salad

A lot of us get into a rut of eating the same things day after day. Yes, it’s simple but it doesn’t always help out your taste buds and keep them entertained. It also doesn’t help to round out the vitamins and other nutrients in your diet. Every food has different levels of nutrients so […]

Grilled Chicken with Blackberry Glaze and Baby Kale

The other day I was grocery shopping and I was shocked at the huge selection of berries that they had for a really great price. I picked up a bunch of blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries. Not only do I love the color of them, but they taste great and are really low in calories. I […]

Whole Grain Pilaf with Mixed Veggies

A few weeks ago when The Kid had her wisdom teeth pulled, I mentioned getting trapped by the clearance health food section in Target. Yes, I fell for their tricks and evil ways and got a few healthy microwaveable meals. Everything I’ve tried so far was pretty darn tasty, but out of my price range […]

Hummingbird Cake Protein Shake

The other week I decided to have a little bit of fun on Facebook and I posed the question: What flavor protein powder would you invent if you could come up with any flavor? I do this kind of thing from time to time because I love seeing the creative responses. Angel food cake, banana […]

Have you tried online yoga yet?

Throughout my Fitness Quest, I’ve periodically given yoga a try. My Mom is a yoga teacher and has always talked about the benefits of it. Usually with some eye rolling from me. The first few times I tried it, I honestly didn’t really like it. I’m a Type A and it didn’t suit my personality. […]