Chocolate Protein Banana Pops

Frozen bananas are brilliant as ice cream. If this sounds confusing, let me explain: Bananas are great for adding a healthy twist to your most beloved recipes. This fruit offers sweetness and wonderful texture to baked goods and smoothies, and it’s instrumental in recreating the creamy delicious consistency of ice cream or popsicles. When it ...Read More

Partner Core Workout

One of my current fitness goals is strengthening my core, but I find it hard to motivate myself to spend extra time working on this (very important) part of my body, especially if I’ve already worked out that day. I realized that part of the issue was that most of the core ...Read More

May’s Trending Products: Superfood Edition

Welcome to Michelle’s Trending Product Picks for the month of May. This month’s edition is focused on Superfoods, which are packed with nutrients essential for healthy living. Cacao Powder Coming from the bean of the extremely popular Cacao tree, cacao powder has definitely earned its Superfood title. This food has been a staple in ...Read More

Chocolate Banana Fudge Overnight Oats

Having breakfast in the morning is a great way to ensure that you start the day just right–with an energy boost. Unfortunately, squeezing in the extra time every morning to cook something may be a bit challenging. For those who tend to rush in the morning, overnight oats may just be the answer ...Read More

Benefits of Passionflower

Passionflower, also known as the Apricot Vine, is a plant that’s grown all over Europe. The flower is said to have gotten its name from biblical events, and it has been used throughout history for cognitive health and relaxation. Almost all parts of the plant are used–with the flowers, leaves, and stems ...Read More

Weekly Wellness News: May 20th 2016

1. These foods help fight inflammation. One of our body’s natural defenses is a healthy inflammation response. To help promote a balanced reaction, we need the right nutrients. Just like there are foods that induce inflammation (such as sugar), there are nutrients found in onions, turmeric, red grapes, green tea, and acai berries that work ...Read More

Enhance Your Recovery With This Foam Roller Routine

When talking about fitness, we tend to spend too much time discussing workouts and not enough time considering what happens between your bouts at the gym. After all, the workout only provides a stimulus – all those lifts aren’t actually what make your muscles grow. Running does not actually make you faster. ...Read More

New Food Diaries: Apple Cider Vinegar

Once again, the title of this post is a little misleading, just like last month. But I’m hoping you’ll bear with me, because a “new liquid diary” just doesn’t have the same ring to it…and because I’m super excited to share my findings this month! I went outside the kitchen this time ...Read More

Strength Training: What Marathon Runners Are Missing

For the most part, training programs for marathon runners (and runners in general) tend to be pretty straightforward. They run. Granted, they probably mix in various types of running – focusing on speed or endurance. But still, you’re running. And, considering the fact that running is your sport of choice, this makes complete sense. ...Read More

Enjoy the Benefits of Walnuts with These Delicious Recipes

Walnuts have been on the spotlight for a while and may be one of the oldest tree foods known. They played an important role in the ancient Mediterranean world and are now becoming an important part of our diet due to their incredible nutrient content. Although nuts in general are known for ...Read More