Do you ever crave a big fat hamburger loaded with onion, tomato, and lettuce on an onion bun? It wouldn’t be a good idea to give in to that craving every day, but an occasional old-fashioned hamburger ON BUNS is SO good! When I get off of my regular routine of eating every three hours, even a plain beef patty sounds appetizing. How does spending a few days away from your routine at home affect your eating? If you’re like me, it throws you off balance. You tend to give in easier to less nutritious foods like queso and chips, donuts, and few veggies. Like theRead More →

Chili Vegetable Omelet Breakfast began today with protein plus. A day that begins with protein makes me feel less hungry. Do you eat eggs and vegetables for breakfast, or do you opt for oatmeal and fruit? Which is best? Opinions vary about whether or not carbohydrates should be included in breakfast. Friends joke about the eggs that I eat. You can browse this blog and see that I love to eat eggs. But they’re nutritious. It seems that I’m not the only one with this opinion. Ines Subashka, a certified personal trainer at inspiredfitstrong.com favors eating eggs early in the day – seven to eight eggs.Read More →

 Sausage & Veggie Breakfast Sandwich Nutrition-minded moms (and grandmoms) plan protein-packed meals for their families. They know that a nutritious breakfast starts off the day better with a filled tummy. Why not begin the day with a breakfast sandwich? Microwave Breakfast When you feel full, the cravings don’t gnaw at you as much. A breakfast that includes plenty of protein helps fend off snack cravings. This Breakfast Sandwich – Sausage and Veggie meal will load you up on protein. Have it first thing in the morning or for brunch. It’s quick and easy. Pop the patties in the microwave, toast the bread, and your mealRead More →

Kitchens should always be stocked with yogurt and granola. Start your day with a light breakfast with a lot of protein. It’s filling and helps fight cravings for snacks and sweets. Prepare a bowl of Greek yogurt, mix a teaspoon of honey in, and top with granola. Holiday desserts, comfort food, and special breakfast entrees (usually with bread) easily increase the pounds and stretch the waist bands. By the time January rolls around, it’s time for a Daniel’s Fast or at least to cut back on foods loaded with calories and carbs. Choose a vanilla flavored Greek yogurt, or get a plain yogurt and addRead More →