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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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  • How Does Stress Affect Weight Loss? How Managing Stress Can Help You Reach Your Goals

    How Does Stress Affect Weight Loss? How Managing Stress Can Help You Reach Your Goals

    You're exercising regularly and you're consistent with your nutrition; you're drinking enough water and getting in bed at a reasonable time... ...but the scale isn't budging. Sound familiar? If you feel like you're doing everything right but you're not seeing the results you want, chances are, stress is the culprit. Maybe you've noticed that stress impacts your sleep, your relationships, or even your productivity, but have you ever stopped to think, " how does stress affect weight loss? What about muscle gain?" ? "Stress" describes experiences that are either emotionall or pyschologically challenging. Stressors can be acute or chronic and can very in magnitude. Stressors can be acute or ....

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  • Recipe: Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Dressing

    Recipe: Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Dressing

    Hit your veggie quota while satisfying that craving for all things Frank's RedHot with this roasted buffalo cauliflower served with macro-friendly blue cheese dressing. Note that the cauliflower needs to be completely dry before you toss it with the buffalo sauce, otherwise it will end up soggy. We recommend washing it the day before so it has time to dry completely. Serves: 2, Serving size: 75 g cauliflower + 42 g sauce Calories: 142, Protein: 8 g, Carbs: 14 g, Fat: 6 g Ingredients 450 g cauliflower florets (1 med. head) 1/2 tsp garlic salt 180 g Frank's RedHot 20 g celery, sliced 30 g 2% Greek Yogurt 15 g low-fat mayo 15 g nonfat milk 5 g light squeeze of lemon 20 g blue cheese 1 ....

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  • How to build the confidence to reach your goals

    How to build the confidence to reach your goals

    When it comes to creating healthy habits and reaching your nutrition goals, confidence is key. Wondering how to build confidence in the first place? Your mindset and beliefs about your own abilities shape your progress and ultimately lead to your success. So, if you're looking to start a nutrition plan or make changes to your lifestyle, building confidence is an important part of the process. Confidence is the feeling of self-assurance or trust arising from your abilites. But let's be honest, you don't just wake up one day beaming with confidence. It takes time and effort to build. There are some simple steps that will show you how to build confidence while you create sustainable habits ....

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  • Recipe: Quick, Easy & Nutritious Buffalo Chicken Wraps

    Recipe: Quick, Easy & Nutritious Buffalo Chicken Wraps

    With all the flavor of a plate of wings without the bar, our buffalo chicken wraps are great for a big game--or a typical Tuesday lunch. Note that the macros for this recipe were calculated using Indian Life 100% Whole Wheat Roti wraps. Your wraps may differ in size and macros, so use our recipe as a loose guide but be sure to calculate your own macros based on your ingredients. Calories: 369 per serving, Seriving Size: 150 g (this recipe makes 15 servings)* Protein: 41g, Carbs: 22g, Fat: 13g *The macros for each serving were calculated using 1 wrap, 100 g of cooked chicken, 20 g avocado, 5 grams of grated carrot, and 10 grams of gorgonzola blue cheese. Ingredients 25 g 2% Greek ....

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  • Do I need to workout more to lose weight?

    Do I need to workout more to lose weight?

    Ahhh! The age-old questions in the realm of dieting for fat loss... "I need to workout more intensely to lose weight, right?!?" "How does exercise fit into my goals?!" "Too lose weight I don't need to change my nutrition, I just need to exercise more right?!" 98% of the time our clients' goals are losing body fat so they can fit in their clothes better, have more confidence, and have better energy. Something we hear all the time is "I'm working out, why am I not losing weight, why is the way my body looks not really changing?!" Sound familiar? In this space, it's common to hear a myriad of opnions and answers to the question "do I need to workout more to lose weight?" and ....

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