Pasta never gets old to me. But as much as I love it, I also understand that I need to make it healthier from time to time (I’ll never cut pasta out of my diet though, because who wants to cut carbs?). I was craving some creamy pasta, but fettuccine alfredo doesn’t provide much in the way of nutrients. I thought that I could flavor … Continue reading Creamy Pasta With Sautéed Veggies
With the keto trend in full swing, more and more people are permanently banning carbohydrates from their diets. For ages, anything “high-carb” has been instantly labeled as unhealthy. But the truth is, cutting carbs isn’t necessarily the answer to a healthier lifestyle; it’s more or less the opposite, especially when it comes to getting the most out of your workout. How do carbs play such … Continue reading How Can Cutting Carbohydrates From Your Diet Impact a Workout?
There are few things I love in this world more than cheese, but buffalo chicken might be one of them. The other day I was trying to think of new appetizers for Easter (I know it’s still several weeks away, but I’m a planner), and I knew I wanted a change from the standard buffalo chicken dip served with chips. I thought about making some … Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Cheesy Garlic Bread
If you’re one of those people who falls asleep as soon as your head hits the pillow, you’re a special breed of whom everyone is jealous, and you should probably exit out of this article. But if you’re one of those who tosses and turns endlessly, you’re definitely not alone. Sleep deprivation can have several causes; some are more likely to occur than others. While … Continue reading These Bad Habits Might Be the Reason You Can’t Sleep
I love eggplant, but nine times out of 10, I end up making eggplant parm whenever I’m craving the diverse vegetable. The truth is, eggplant can be used in a ton of ways—and it’s especially delicious on salads or paninis. Today, I went with fried eggplant piled into a warm panini. I had originally planned to top the sandwich with arugula, mozzarella, and roasted red … Continue reading Eggplant Panini With Roasted Red Pepper Mayo
The idea of a home workout often sounds great in your head, but it doesn’t always execute well. You might have every intention of working out at home, but after a long day at work, it doesn’t sound as appealing as it did when you were trying to justify not joining the gym last week. However, there are some awesome perks to working out at … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of a Home Workout
I don’t love chicken, but I do love cream cheese. Honestly, I could probably just eat cream cheese right out of the container—but I don’t (usually). However, a cream cheese mixture cooked over chicken? That’s the type of protein I can get behind. This might not be the healthiest meal on the planet, but I’ll do a few extra situps at the gym tomorrow—tonight’s dinner … Continue reading Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken