Recipe review: Protein Churro Cheesecake Bars

I’m really struggling to find new snack ideas for my new hypoglycemic higher protein, less carbohydrate diet. But, I came across this Protein Churro Cheesecake Bars recipe by Epicurean Bodybuilder and decided to try it out. Verdict: I loved them! It’s been a long time since I had to practice a huge amount of restraint…

Kitchen training

Kitchen training (preparing foods as part of your fitness plan) tonight, to prepare for the start of the week, included: Making 2 slices of bacon, putting the rest in portions between parchment paper for easy freezing/thawing. Baking 4 chicken breasts, thinly slicing them, and then using a kitchen scale to weigh out 6, 4oz portions….

Peanut butter protein shake made with PB2

There, I fixed it! I took the YMCA peanut butter shake and changed it up to make it a lot healthier for the average person and a lot more hypoglycemic-friendly for those of us that need it. Ingredients: 1/2 cup 1% fat milk 4 Tbsp Bell Plantation PB2 1/2 scoop Optimal Nutrition Vanilla Whey Gold…

Bad hypoglycemic low blood sugar drop, lesson learned

A couple of weeks ago, I went to brunch with a friend. We met around 10 am and I had a couple of breakfast tacos and some amazing french press coffee. I didn’t overeat, but was full. I was meeting my boyfriend at his house for dinner and he eats early (5:30 ish).  I wasn’t…

12 ways your life changes when you become fit

1. You may not realize what you look like I went from a size 10 to a size 0-2. But when I still look in the mirror, I see a size 10. It’s amazing the tricks your mind can play on you. I’ve known other women that have had this issue as well. It’s a challenge for…