A healthy way to grill asparagus

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Nothing beats fresh asparagus as a side dish or a healthy meal prep addition. One spear of asparagus is only around 3 calories but is packed with nutrition. Asparagus is a very good source of fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as chromium, a trace mineral that enhances the ability of insulin to transport glucose from the bloodstream into cells. Asparagus is also a great antioxidant and has been shown to help detoxify the body. It contains high levels of the amino acid asparagine, whic ...

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8 High Protein Foods To Add To Your Diet and Meal Prepping

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When it comes to reaching your daily macros (macronutrients) it’s important to identify high protein foods that are clean, healthy and high in protein but not high in calories. The word “protein” is being added to tons of marketing materials and onto boxes that really don’t have a lot of protein grams, but because it’s a “buzz” word to big CPG brands it’s important to beware and know some of the best protein sources out there for your diet and meal ...

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A chocolate greens smoothie that doesn’t taste like grass

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I have to admit when I wrote this title I didn’t even realize just how funny it was, but then when I re-read it I had to leave it. How many times have you tried to add greens powder to your protein shake and all it did was taste like grass, literally. I never really got the hang of using greens powder with a protein shake. I always used to add it to my green juices, which I make with an apple, cucumber, spinach, water, 1 lemon squeezed and a scoop of From the Earth Greens powder Read more

The Green Supreme Juice Recipe

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The Green Supreme Juice

Using your Nutribullet and organic greens and fruits, this juice is sweet and savory for either a morning breakfast swap or post workout! It uses glutamine, recovery powders from RSP Nutrition and greens powder for even more nutrients! After watching the documentary “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead” this past week I got even more interested in adding back ...

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Energy Protein and Peanut Butter Balls Recipe

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If you’re looking for a sweet treat that is packed with goodness then this recipe is right up your alley! I recently got my hands on BSN Syntha 6 Peanut Butter Cookie protein and I’ve been working up a ton of recipes to make with it. I love the taste of peanut butter so this is a great one for me to get creative with some protein treats and recipes. Syntha 6 is a sustained release protein which means it will give you quick protein as well as longer releas ...

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Recipe: Lean Turkey and Beef Meatballs (high protein, low carb)

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Recipe: Lean Turkey and Beef Meatballs

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Sunday is always a great day to make a batch of meatballs, but if you are looking for a healthier version keep reading. It all starts with the meats you use, the ingredients and eliminating some items you really don’t need. These meatballs are great both hot or cold, so they make for quick snacks or an in between meal when you are pressed for time. To make these you wil ...

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How to make escarole and white bean soup recipe

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Recipe: Escarole & White Bean Soup a Healthier Version

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Soup in the winter is my all time favorite thing – sometimes I can swap full blown meals for a huge pot of soup. It fills you up, it’s nice and warm and it tastes delicious. Winter time is also cold and flu season, so many of us will likely feel a little under the weather and nothing says TLC like a pot of delicious soup. My favorite lately has ...

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How to make pulled chicken breasts on stove top - with photos

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Healthy Pulled Chicken Breast How To & Recipe

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Chicken breasts are a great form of lean protein and a white meat that can be cooked and marinated many ways. Boiling chicken is not as difficult as it might appear and making pulled chicken is a great way to change up your chicken recipes. Feel free to marinate your pulled chicken in various ways; add some bbq sauce, honey mustard or just use some basic seasonings ...

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Why sweet potatoes are a great addition to your workout diet

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Sweet Potatoes and their benefits while weight training or dieting

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Carbs get a bad wrap. Perhaps it was all those female magazine covers telling you the only way to change your body is to go on a low carb diet, or the variety of girls who claim that eating no carbs is the best idea in the world, it’s all bogus. People, and women in particular, need to stop reading the covers of fitness magazines that claim you ...

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Recipe: Chicken Sausage with Brocolli Rabe and Canneloni Beans Dinner

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Chicken Sausage with Brocolli Rabe and Canneloni Beans Dinner

Brocolli rabe, also known as rapini, is a great green vegetable to add to your dinner time recipes. It can be tricky to cook if you don’t know how to make it since the bitterness of the vegetable needs to be masked by some sea salt, good olive oil and garlic. It took me a few times to learn how to make it right so that it didn’t taste really overpowering in my dishes. Brocolli rabe only has 9 calorie ...

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