12 Food Tips That Will Make Your Body Smile

via Silk Bloom - BuzzFeed 1. Embrace the art of cooking. food-gifs.com The Slow Food movement is anchored in the belief that ingredients, flavors, and preparation matter to your health. Cooking for yourself makes you acutely aware of what you’re eating, and as a result, you eat healthier. It also tastes a lot better, too. 2. Eat... Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Chickpea Sandwich Filling

via Fishlove - All Recipes Serve this tasty sandwich spread on crusty whole grain rolls or pita bread, with lettuce and tomato. Other raw, chopped vegetables can be substituted for the celery. Your favorite salad dressing can be substituted for the mayo. Ingredients Original recipe makes 2 to 3 serving 1 (19 ounce) can garbanzo... Continue Reading →

Hydration

via Marcus Edwardes - AVAC I’m usually very diligent about hydrating before, during and after Spinning  - and as a result, I am going to re-up my commitment to pre-class fueling with a sports drink or electrolyte enhanced water. Here’s an Amazon link to the Electrolyte tabs I use - you just pop ‘em in... Continue Reading →

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

via Rachel Sanders - BuzzFeed 1. Light Chicken Parmesan marthastewart.com Get the recipe. 2. Double Chocolate Brownies foodnetwork.com Brownies are easy to lighten up, because chocolate will cover a multitude of tweaks (even whole wheat flour and yogurt). Get the recipe. 3. Healthy Spinach and Ricotta Pizza foodnetwork.com Homemade pizza will always be way better for you than Domino’s,... Continue Reading →

Pina Colada Smoothie

via Cooking Classy Ingredients 1 cup Almond Milk Plus Protein, divided 1/4 cup quick oats 1 (5.3) oz Vanilla or Strawberry Nonfat Greek Yogurt 1/2 overripe banana, chilled 1/2 cup diced fresh pineapple, chilled 1/4 tsp coconut extract 5-6 ice cubes Directions In a large microwave safe bowl, combine 1/2 cup Almond Milk with 1/4... Continue Reading →

The Benefits Of Massage

via Daily Infographic I’m sure almost everyone has experienced a muscle knot sometime in their life. If you’ve never had one, consider yourself lucky. That dull, achy pain can really become a distraction and ruin your day. For some reason, I have a series of 3-5 muscle knots that seem to accumulate along my right... Continue Reading →

No Excuses. Play Like A Champion.

via Vanessa Hockemeyer - AVAC Vince Vaughn said it best in Wedding Crashers. “No excuses, play like a champion.” The context of that quote relates to something a little different, but I think that quote pretty much sums it up when it comes to health and wellness. When it comes down to it, you can’t... Continue Reading →

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