Spoiler alert: 30 foods under 40 calories are vegetables & fruits

I totally fell for this click bait, 30 Foods Under 40 Calories, from Health Magazine and guess what? Every one of them, except tea, is a vegetable or fruit.  I knew this ahead of time, I really did, but I wanted to believe otherwise because, as much as I love eating fruits and vegetables, I love…

Magazine Review: Clean Eating Magazine is not worth the read

For some points program, I was given a year’s worth (which I think it 10 issues) of Clean Eating Magazine. Constantly on the hunt for good recipes that are low in processed foods, I thought this would be a good fit. But, the magazine has so many flaws in it it’s honestly not worth reading…

Recipe: Greek yogurt and cinnamon chips

This recipe is similar to one I found in Health Magazine a long time ago. It’s so simple, but a favorites of my friend Melissa. Ingredients: For chips: – Cinnamon – Butter – One white corn tortilla per person For yogurt: – Vanilla Greek Yogurt (Check the total sugar count on brands. It should be 7g…

Recipe: All-Natural Fruit and Nut Granola Bars

My Health Magazine had a recipe for “Golden Fruit and Nut Granola Bars.” I decided to change it a bit to cut the fat, use local honey, and make it easier to prepare. Admittedly, these are still pretty high in sugars. Fruit and Nut Granola Bars Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 35 minutes Servings:…

High protein snacks

If you’re hypoglycemic, each snack should include a carbohydrate and a protein. Health Magazine just published “17 High Protein Snacks You Can Eat on the Go.” While I don’t agree with some of these choices (too much processing, sodium, etc.) it is a helpful reminder of options. Check it out!