How to Maximize Your Exercise With Snacks

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Here are a half dozen easy-to-prepare and healthful snacks for pre-workout energy and nutritional support. Easy recipes, delicious results, supportive nutrition.

1. Hemp Protein Truffles

Finding pre-workout snacks that are chocolatey, rich, and delicious isn’t always the easiest task around. There are plenty of nutritious snacks available, but nutritious snacks that are also tasty and can satisfy a sweet tooth are quite a bit rarer.

Thankfully, these hemp protein truffles fill this void quite well!

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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Skillet Cake Recipe

by Holly Sander | Foodista

​Chocolate Chip Zucchini Skillet Cake

Full of oats, chocolate chips, cinnamon, ginger, and of course shredded zucchini - creating the most delicious and moist zucchini bread ever!

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6 Easy Pre-Workout Snacks to Fuel Your Fire

Time to work with your body, not against it, and fuel up for performance on the field, in the gym, for a class, wherever your commitment to health takes you.

Check out this collection of a half dozen winning reipes...

1. Apple Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins

Working out in the morning is great, but if you choose to do so, you’ll need a healthy pick-me-up to have for breakfast in order to power your body through your early routine.

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A former cubicle dweller with a passion for healthy living, I'll make any excuse to get outside. When I'm not on the basketball court you'll find me whipping up a new concoction in the kitchen. Find more great health content, discover www.HealthListed.com

Amazing Pre-Workout Snacks to Crush Your Goals

Success in the Kitchen

As a workout enthusiast, your main goal is to get your body in the absolute best shape possible.

While hitting the gym and going for a run will obviously test your body's strength and fitness level, the kind of food that you eat is equally important to the entire process. 

In fact, we argue that it’s the most important.

Eating a healthy, well-balanced snack or meal before you start getting sweaty is one of the best ways to prep yourself for an intense workout.

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A former cubicle dweller with a passion for healthy living, I'll make any excuse to get outside. When I'm not on the basketball court you'll find me whipping up a new concoction in the kitchen. Find more great health content, discover www.HealthListed.com

Mediterranean Diet Recipes to Get You Started Feeling Great

In this previous post (What is the Mediterranean Diet and Why Should I Try It?), as well as this follow up (10 More Reasons the Mediterranean Diet Can Improve Your Health), you learned what comprises the Mediterranean Diet, and how to fit it into your healthy lifestyle. Now, let's get into the kitchen and start reapinmg those rewards!

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Jacky Miller is a Registered Dietician based in New Zealand. She specializes in chronic conditions and through diet and lifestyle changes helps her patients improve their health, and lead richer, more fulfilling lives. She writes regularly on health related topics for blogs including MindBodyGreen, Jen Reviews, and The Huffington Post. 

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Support Your Goals With a Soup Cleanse

Soup or Nuts?

It may seem nuts to think about undertaking an all-soup diet plan in the midst of summer's heat, but grandma would tell you, when it it hot outside, hot soup cools you (and also makes you feel lighter and closer to your nutrition and fitness goals). Compared to a juice cleanse, a soup cleanse will likely provide more fiber and protein, and, of course, much less sugar and blood sugar spiking for those watching glycemic index foods.

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Guilt-Free Morning Glory Muffin Recipe

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Eating Plan - Getting Started on Atkins Diet

What should I keep in mind when starting this diet?

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Jacky Miller is a Registered Dietician based in New Zealand. She specializes in chronic conditions and through diet and lifestyle changes helps her patients improve their health, and lead richer, more fulfilling lives. She writes regularly on health related topics for blogs including MindBodyGreen, Jen Reviews, and The Huffington Post. 

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6 Vegan Recipes to Start Off the Summer

Healthy Eating

A vegan diet is healthy, nutritious, and good for the body, mind, and planet.

Cooking vegan food doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming. With a few fresh ingredients and some pantry staples you will soon be on your way to discovering a new and exciting way to eat.

Here are some easy recipes to get you started:

1. Maple Spice Granola

Ingredients:

160 grams (2 cups) old-fashioned oats

35 grams (¼ cup) slivered almonds

30 grams (¼ cup) walnuts, coarsely chopped

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Jacky Miller is a Registered Dietician based in New Zealand. She specializes in chronic conditions and through diet and lifestyle changes helps her patients improve their health, and lead richer, more fulfilling lives. She writes regularly on health related topics for blogs including MindBodyGreen, Jen Reviews, and The Huffington Post. 

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Oatmeal Honey Cinnamon Quick Bread Recipe

Oatmeal Honey Cinnamon Quick Bread

This satisfying recipe is so easy and delicious! Try for breakfast or a filling snack any time.

Ingredients

3/4 Cup Honey
1/2 Cup Water
1/2 Cup Butter
2 Eggs
2 1/2  Cups All Purpose Flour
1 Cup Quick Cooking Oats Plus 2 Tbsp. for top
1 tsp. Baking Soda
1 1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
2 tsp. Ground Cinnamon

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Hemp protein truffle balls on polka dot tablecloth.
09/26/2017
Ready, Set, GO! Here are a half dozen easy-to-prepare and healthful snacks for pre-workout energy and nutritional support. Easy recipes, delicious results, supportive nutrition. 1. Hemp Protein... read more
Chocolate chips mounded into shape of a heart.
09/15/2017
by Holly Sander | Foodista ​Chocolate Chip Zucchini Skillet Cake Full of oats, chocolate chips, cinnamon, ginger, and of course shredded zucchini - creating the most delicious and moist... read more
Woman holding orange slices up over her eyes.
09/13/2017
Time to work with your body, not against it, and fuel up for performance on the field, in the gym, for a class, wherever your commitment to health takes you. Check out this collection of a half... read more
Top view of green smoothie in glass with strawberries on table.
09/02/2017
Success in the Kitchen As a workout enthusiast, your main goal is to get your body in the absolute best shape possible. While hitting the gym and going for a run will obviously test your body's... read more
Woman holding wooden spoon by pot on stove for man to taste.
08/15/2017
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Wooden bowl of tomato soup with fresh tomatoes and bread.
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Anonymous (not verified)
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Healthy morning glory muffins arrange don green plate in pink wrappers.
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