I have been slacking a bit with my posts :X…I plan on being more diligent with my blog :). Here is my FAV go to snack, when I want a quick high protein sweet snack 🙂 There are all types of mug cake variations out there on Pinterest and Instagram, and I have tried many (some successes, some not so much :P). After many experiments this is the recipe I am most happy with!
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Happy New Year everyone!!!
I hope everyone had a wonderful New Year’s eve – whether you spent it partying (and had some of these moments: ) #no judgement, or relaxing with family/loved ones, or even alone :]
Ok so this is my BEST tilapia recipe
EVER, so far 😛 I even tried this recipe with chicken and it was also delish :). However, today we’ll focus on the tilapia version ;).
Merry Christmas everyone!!
I hope everyone is enjoying a wonderful Christmas today, with lots of joy and love :).
Types of Foam Rollers
For those of you who use a foam roller on a regular basis, you most likely understand that it is truly a love hate relationship lol. It can at times literally bring you to tears, however, is truly essential to performance and recovery – and I highly recommend it (and I promise you, it always feel amazing after a good foam rolling session!)
Recently on Instagram, I had seen some posts on some amazing looking meatball recipes. I have never made my own meatballs before, so I decided to give it a try, and I’m so happy I did, because they turned out amazing!!! So of course, I wanted to share this recipe with you all! 🙂
I pretty much followed a recipe from a blog I found on Pinterest (He and She Eat Clean: Clean Eating Power Meatballs), and made a few tweaks of my own :
So, I know it has been too long since I have written a post, however, there have been some HUGE changes in my life that last few months.
First and foremost, I now live in a different city!! :] I sold my house and made a big move down to the beautiful city of Miami!
(View from my balcony :))
As promised, I wanted to share with you my recipe for my homemade Chocolate Protein Bars! :]
This week I finished my first week of the second phase of the P90X Program! As I entered the second phase, I re-assessed my progress thus far and my nutrition plan. I decided to make a few changes:
When I first starting lifting, I was still very new to world of pre-workout supplements. My younger brother on the other hand was all about it, and would use some of the heavy hitters like Super Pump, N.O.Xplode, etc. So, I was curious and like the nutrition nerd that I am, I began to do research, and A LOT of it. My favorite starting place: Bodybuilding.com. They have a great pre-workout article here, and supplement forums (#ftw).
The right pre-workout supplements can boost your strength, endurance, focus, and muscle pump. I personally work out early in the mornings before work (5AM), so I was definitely looking for something that would give me the right amount of energy and endurance to push through my workouts. The two things I went back and forth on the most (in terms of ingredients within pre-workouts) were: