Chocolate Covered Cherry #BOSS {Recipe}

Question: What is one part fruit smoothie and one part protein shake?   Answer: The recipe for a #BOSS (aka big ‘ole smoothie shake).   🍫🍒For the Chocolate Covered Cherry #BOSS blend: 8 oz milk (I used almond-coconut) 70g (about 1/2 cup) frozen dark sweet cherries handful of spinach 1/2-1 scoop chocolate protein powder (I…

Protein Cream of Wheat

  This recipe actually works really well if you want to make it the night before. You can reheat it, or you can just eat it cold (which is actually how I like to eat it, because I’m down with the #strangebutgood). It’s so simple, but #satisfactionfactor10. What you need: 1 packet of the 100 calorie original flavor…

My Favorite Protein Powders {Plus Recipe Ideas}

  Of course, most of us would do best to eat whole food sources of protein instead of powders, but there are certainly good reasons to use supplements. That being said, I thought I’d share my favorite protein powders and how I use them. Please note, some links are affiliate links. Those that are affiliate…

Bia Bar Review! {ToL #1}

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post (I actually have not yet had an opportunity to write one—if you are interested, let me know). I received a box of Bia Bars from the company, however it was not connected in any way to my decision to write this post. (See below for full details). I…

Healthy + Easy Crispy Sweet Potatoes

  Just stopping in to share a ridiculously easy recipe-if you can even call it that! Method: Slice a cooked sweet potato (I use the ones you steam in the microwave that I get at Wal-Mart). Heat some coconut oil and any spices you’d like (I used McCormick garlic pepper seasoning) in a pan (I love my…

Checking In

A lot of people see the new year as a chance at a fresh start, and as such, use it as an opportunity for positive change(s). I have really started to move away from an “all or nothing” approach. I now (generally) consider it to be a less effective method, and have abandoned it in favor of an approach of moderation and balance. Let me…

1 Minute Protein Breakfast Cake

Topped with berries An easy breakfast recipe that you can make quickly when needed in the morning. It also keeps well in the refrigerator, so you can even ahead of time if you want to. It tastes so good, it really qualifies for dessert, but its macros make it an ideal pre-workout breakfast! Topped with banana coins, PB2, and…

“Clutch” Banana Muffin Tops

I seriously cannot say enough about Clutch Bodyshop‘s Baking Mix! It’s a vegetarian/vegan friendly protein mix that you can use for waffles, pancakes, shakes, baking, raw recipes, and more. The taste is crazy good. It is naturally sweetened with stevia, so for those who prefer natural products, that’s another bonus. You’d never know from the way they…

Cottage Cheese Waldorf

So I’ve been MIA. We recently bought a house and are still in the move-in phase. Combine that with an hour commute each way to work, trying to maintain consistency with my workouts (before going to work), keeping on track with meal prep, and attempting some form of social life doesn’t leave a lot of time for blogging. I will do what…

Cookies & Dreams Protein Truffles {#Quest Recipe} +WIAW #3

I have a few QUESTions for you: Do you love cookies and cream? Do you ever get attacked by late night snack cravings? Do those cravings involve your sweet tooth? Do you ever want to give in, but still stay conscious of your macros? Well, then I have some very good news…I have the answer! With these truffles you…

Pumped Up Sweet Potatoes

This super easy recipe is great for a post workout meal, snack, or side dish. It is similar to the PB&J Sweet Potato recipe I posted a while back, but with a protein “boost.” Pumped Up Sweet Potatoes 100g cooked and mashed sweet potato 2 TBSP PB 2 1/3-1/2 scoop Cellucor Cinnamon Swirl* (or protein powder of choice)…