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Category: NUTRITION

Should You Avoid Fruit?

  • Karran Gupta
  • October 2, 2015

We’ve been hearing and seeing a lot about how you should avoid fruit all together or at certain times of day if you are trying to get lean and have a great body, and we felt the need to chime in. You don’t have to be scared of fruit! And you don’t have to worry

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Healthy German Chocolate Brownies

  • Karran Gupta
  • October 2, 2015

Gooey chocolatel-y, dense brownies topped with our own protein powder frosting concoction, pecans, and shredded coconut. This decadent dessert will satisfy your chocolate cravings, and you can feel extra good about it too because there’s no added sugar or oil. We used agave nectar as the sweetener and Greek yogurt and pumpkin puree instead

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Mung Bean Kitchari: an Ayurvedic Recipe

  • Karran Gupta
  • October 2, 2015

Kitchari (pronounced kitch-a-ree) is an Ayurvedic recipe, prized as a being nourishing and cleansing for the body. It means “food of the gods” in Sanskrit is a staple comfort food in India. Jam-packed with nutrients, fiber, and vegetable protein, kitchari is great for when you are recovering from an illness, zapped of energy, or

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Healthy Pumpkin Bread Recipe

  • Ronak Patel
  • October 2, 2015

This healthy pumpkin bread recipe is a hybrid of our pumpkin bread recipe and our low-calorie pumpkin bran muffins. The ingredients for this quick and easy bread include whole wheat for healthiness, low-fat buttermilk for moisture, and dried fruit and honey for sweetzzz (no added sugar). Great for breakfast or an afternoon snack served with yogurt,

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Healthy Sweet Potato Hash

  • Ronak Patel
  • October 2, 2015

Mmm mmm is all we have to say about simple, healthy, and colorful sweet potato hash browns. Serve along with sunnyside up eggs for a satisfying and delicious gluten-free breakfast. Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 large sweet potato, wash and dice into small cubes (1/4” square) 2 tbsp canola or coconut oil 2 cups sweet onion,

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Ground Turkey Meatballs with Zucchini

  • Karran Gupta
  • October 2, 2015

Most healthy foodies would agree, ground turkey breast can be a bit… dry and bland. So we’ve been on a mission to make this great lean protein option a bit more exciting. A few weeks ago we decided to give Jamie Eason’s Italian turkey burger recipe a try. The burgers have grated zucchini and seasonings,

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Chipotle Chicken Fajita-Enchiladas

  • Karran Gupta
  • October 2, 2015

These healthy chipotle chicken enchiladas are made with homemade sauce, added veggies (for a fajita flair), and corn tortillas. They’re full of Mexican flavor and wonderful served alongside beans or a simple salad. (makes 8 enchiladas) Ingredients 1/2 onion, sliced 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced 1/2 green bell pepper, sliced 8-10 button mushrooms,

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Cottage Cheese and Strawberries

  • Karran Gupta
  • October 2, 2015

Sometimes the best “recipes” are the simplest, aren’t they? The ones that are almost not even a recipe at all, just a few ingredients piled together. This recipe is a fantastic healthy afternoon snack that keeps a growling tummy at bay due to the slow absorbing casein protein and the little bit of

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Ground Turkey Meatloaf

  • Karran Gupta
  • October 2, 2015

This is one of our all-time favorite recipes for plan-ahead lunches. On Sunday, we make a couple batches of this recipe (separate mixing bowl for each loaf), bake them, and portion them out for the week’s lunches. That way, during the busy week, all we have to do is grab and go. If

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Pumpkin Bread French Toast Sammy

  • Karran Gupta
  • October 1, 2015

 Pumpkin bread French toast sammy (aka sandwich, aka “sam-ridge” if you are my Grandma) with caramelized bananas and crunchy peanut butter, topped with a maple pumpkin yogurt sauce and toasted walnuts. I woke up this morning with pumpkin bread on my mind, and remembered that a few weeks ago I saw Caitlin create this pumpkin French

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