Posts Tagged with "protein"

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This Former Junk Food is Now a High-Protein Snack

Here’s a phrase that might sound like an oxymoron: healthy beef jerky. Traditionally, gas station jerkies like Slim Jims were straight-up junk food (not gonna lie…I had a weakness for these in my younger days!). They cured cheap meat with nitrates and nitrites (classified as “probably carcinogenic to humans” by the International Agency for Research… Read This Entry »

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The 5 Healthiest Protein Bars

Protein bars are everywhere, calling out to you from next to the cash register at every deli, cafe, and drugstore. The healthiest protein bars, however, are much harder to find. In fact, most options are just plain bad for your body. They contain more sugar (in multiple forms!) than protein, and the protein is low-quality… Read This Entry »

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10 Awesome Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks

You’ve got your Lululemon gear on, hair in a pony, you’re ready to lace up and get your sweat on. But there’s one problem: you’re starving. The carrot kale salad topped with grilled salmon you had for lunch is a distant memory. You’ve been in this story a zillion times, so you know how this… Read This Entry »

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Shrimp Salad

INGREDIENTS Mixed baby greens 4 to 6 shrimp, steamed and peeled 2 slices avocado (about ¼ avocado) 2 hearts of palm spears (canned in water), sliced 1 lemon DIRECTIONS 1. In a serving bowl, toss greens with shrimp, avocado, and hearts of palm. 2. Squeeze on lemon juice and season with salt.   WHY WE… Read This Entry »