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  • Summer Weightloss Recipe: Corn Salad with Basil, Mint & Chicken

    Summer Weightloss Recipe: Corn Salad with Basil, Mint & Chicken

    Summertime calls for easy recipes that can be eaten straight from the fridge. This simple corn salad with basil, mint & chicken uses store-bought or pre-cooked chicken breasts, seasonal corn, and tons of fresh hebrs. Feel free to mix it up by swapping out the protein (shrimp would be fabulous!) or adding extra veggies! Serves: 3, Seriving Size: 363 g Calories: 357, Protein: 40 g, Carbs: 20 g, Fat: 13 g Ingredients 3 ears of corn (425 g kernals), charred on the grill if desired 3 limes- zest one and juice all three 45 g scallions (3 stalks) 200 g cherry tomatoes, halved 330 g cooked chicken breast (3 breasts), cubed 20 g olive oil 1 bunch of fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped if ....

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  • How to Look and Feel Your Best for a Big Event

    How to Look and Feel Your Best for a Big Event

    Are you attending a wedding this year? Do you have a beach vacation or a cruise planned with your family? Or maybe your 30th anniversary is comming up? No matter what the special event is, chances are you want to look and feel your best. Odds are you've thought about what you can do to make that happen. But you may not be sure exactly what steps to put into action. Fortunately, we're here to help! Here's some of our best advice for looking and feeling your best on a big day! Get mentally prepared. Begin at the end: What's your ideal outcome? You're officially beginning to count down toward your big event. What should your game plan look like to ensure you feel amazing on your big ....

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  • Summer Weightloss Recipe: Shrimp with Avocado and Basil-Cilantro Salad

    Summer Weightloss Recipe: Shrimp with Avocado and Basil-Cilantro Salad

    Too hot to turn on the stove? No problem! This quick and simple shrimp with avocado and basil-cilantro salad uses pre-cooked shrimp, which means all you need is a knife, a cutting board, and some fresh ingredients to whip up a fresh, goal-friendly meal. Note that this recipe is highly customizable based on your macro needs. Up the amount of shrimp over a bed of quinoa for added carbs. And if you're one of those people who had cilantro, no worries! Use parsley instead. Serves: 2, Seriving size: 225 g Calories: 221, Protein: 28 g, Carbs: 7 g, Fat: 9 g Ingredients 17 g fresh basil leaves (from one 28 g container of basil), roughly chopped 20 g cilantro leaves (about one bunch) roughly ....

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  • Summer Recipe: Vietnamese-Inspired Cold Rice Noodle Salad with Chicken

    Summer Recipe: Vietnamese-Inspired Cold Rice Noodle Salad with Chicken

    Gluten-free, low in fat, and bursting with sweet and spicy flavor, this Vietnamese-inspired cold rice noodle salad with chicken checks every box on the macro-friendly meal prep checklist. Not only does one batch make 6 generous servings but the only actual cooking you'll have to do is boil water. This is perfect for those super-hot summer days when you can't bear to eat a hot meal. All the starred ingredients in this recipe are common ingredients used in pan-Asian cooking. You'll be able to find all of them in the Asian section of your grocery store. Calories: 283, Serves: 6 (serving size 300 g) Protein: 30 g, Carbs: 25 g, Fat: 7 g Ingedients 125 g Vermicelli Rice Noodles* 115 g ....

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  • 5 Benefits of Strength Training As You Age & How to Prevent Muscle Loss

    5 Benefits of Strength Training As You Age & How to Prevent Muscle Loss

    One day, you're bounding up the stairs without getting winded, you're getting out of bed without aches and pains, you're lifting your grocery bags out of the car without problem...and then the next day you're not. Or at least that's what it feels like. Oh, I'm just getting old is what you begin to tell yourself. Losing strength, mobility, and flexibility without pain is just part of the aging process, right? What if we told you it didn't have to be? The number one reason people end up going into nursing homes or assisted living facilities is not because of illness or disease, but because of weakness. In the US, we have a very sedentary lifestyle and emphasis in not put on maintaning ....

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  • Recipe: Sweet potato and chicken bowl with queso fresco and lime

    Recipe: Sweet potato and chicken bowl with queso fresco and lime

    Nutritious sweet potatoes, lean chicken breast, and a punch of bright lime mingle together in our sweet potato and chicken bowl with queso fresco and lime. Calories: 563, Serves: 2, Serving size: 295 g Ingredients 500 g sweet potato, cut into 1-inch cubes 240 g boneless, skinless chicken breast 5 garlic cloves, peeled 28 g canola oil (or other neutral cooking oil) 2 tbs soy sauce 1 tbs apple cider vinegar 1 bay leaf 1 tsp turmeric powder 55 g queso fresco 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped the juice of one lime salt Directions Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add enough salt to the water so it tastes like the sea. Meanwhile, peel your sweet potato and dice it into 1 inch ....

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