PB2 powdered peanut butter is amazing, and healthy!

  A couple weeks ago, I was traveling with friends and one of them, a fitness competitor, let me try the new PB2 product. Basically it’s powdered peanut butter with the majority of fat (and hence calories) extracted from it.  I was skeptical at first, but I have to say, it’s amazing! I immediately went out…

Protein powder throwdown: Juice Plus vs. Optimum Gold Standard

  Juice Plus Complete Drink Mix: Chocolate For a long time now, I’ve been using EAS Vanilla Myoplex as my main protein powder, but I won a bag of the Juice Plus Complete Drink Mix in chocolate, so I thought I’d give it a shot. Pros: Admittedly, one of my downfalls is chocolate. The darker…

When a free lunch/dinner ceases to be an incentive

  One of the things I’ve noticed after becoming much more aware of my eating is that someone offering to buy me lunch or dinner has ceased to be an incentive. I’m not talking about  someone deciding to pick up my check when we are already out; what I’m talking about is those “why don’t I…