Category: Healthy Eating

Quinoa Chocolate Chip Muffins

Quinoa Chocolate Chip Muffins Do you ever look for ways to eat chocolate for breakfast? A handful of stevia-sweetened chocolate chips will do the trick, providing that chocolate flavor that you crave without a bunch of sugar. Add some to a blended protein shake, mix into a bowl of oatmeal, or add to grain-free mini…


Bone Broth Braised Brussels Sprouts

Bone Broth Braised Brussels Sprouts Bone Broth Braised Brussels Sprouts. Say that 10 times fast! This is a tender take on Brussels Sprouts, infusing flavorful nutrients into each plump bite by simmering in bone broth. Ground turmeric adds pretty color and a host of nutritional benefits as well. Make lots, these keep well in the…


Swelling

When most people think of swelling or inflammation, they think of what happens after an acute injury which is correct, but inflammation can be more complicated that that. Inflammation is a natural way of protecting injured joints by immobilizing them (like a “natural” cast), but inflammation also occurs when your body is trying to protect…


Breakfast Salad With Poached Egg

Breakfast Salad with Poached Egg It’s all too easy to start your day with a sugar-filled breakfast. From pastries to cereals, many traditional breakfast foods are loaded with refined sugar and carbs that set you up for a day of unhealthy eating, sugar crashes and cravings for more sugar. This Breakfast Salad with Poached Egg…


Guilt Free Chocolate Treat

Guilt-Free Chocolate Treat Most of the time chocolate treats are filled with refined sugars that will slow your fitness results. Well, today I have a recipe that uses zero-sugar, stevia-sweetned chocolate that will make both your sweet tooth and your waistline very happy. This zero sugar treat has endless possibilities in the flavor department. Have…


Chickpea Slaw

If you love coleslaw, then this salad recipe will quickly become your new favorite. While most coleslaw recipes contain a heavy, creamy dressing this one is made with guilt-free Greek yogurt. We’ve also added in some chickpeas for the boost of protein and fiber.Make an effort to lighten up more of your favorite recipes by…


Toasted Lemon Quinoa Cabbage Salad

Here’s a unique new salad recipe to try, that’s far from ordinary. With cabbage, green olives, chickpeas, quinoa and a lemony dressing, this salad really satisfies! It’s fantastic as a meal all on its own, or to be served with a larger meal. There are many elements of this salad that stand out, most particularly…


5 Fitness Snacks

Hard Boiled Egg and Sliced Veggies. Sliced Apple and Almond Butter. Natural, Low Sodium Jerky. Seasonal Berries with 1/4 cup of Almonds. A Bag of Homemade Kale Chips. See recipe below. ​There You Go, Quick and easy list! Mac Dodds Your Expert on Health Fitness and Living Your Best Life! P.S. I am still offering…


Inflammation Belly

Hi Guys, The most frustrating thing for men and women as we age is the constant battle to lose weight, after all… My friend’s doctor just broke the news that she has “hidden inflammation” in her chest and belly which makes it almost impossible to lose weight… And even worse… It turns out over 80%…


Smoked Salmon Dill Dip

Smoked Salmon and Dill Dip Here’s a dip that is low in fat and high in muscle-building protein! How’d I do that? By using plain Greek yogurt and mixing in delicious, smoked salmon. This dip is fantastic to serve with company, rather than chips and salsa. By slicing fresh veggies instead of using grain-filled crackers…