Happy Tex-Mex Thanksgiving 

Never one for convention, I decided to make a Tex-Mex Thanksgiving dinner for my boyfriend and I.

Battle of Greek Yogurts

Milk naturally has sugar in it, about 7-8 grams naturally occur in an individual-size (7 oz.) Greek yogurt but that’s an ok amount, especially given the protein you are also getting at the same time. What’s not good, especially for hypoglycemics, but really everyone, is the ADDED sugar they put in them.

Product review: thinkThin protein bars

With a new reduced carbohydrate and high protein diet to control my hypoglycemia, I needed a new protein bar. I tried the Quest bars on the recommendation of a friend but HOLY SALT were they high in sodium (and this is coming from a salt addict). So on a recommendation from another friend, I tried…

Recipe review: Teriyaki tofu and roasted brussel sprouts

  As part of my attempts to cut carbs and amp up on protein on my new hypoglycemic diet (it’s working really well to control my blood sugar for 6-7 hours at a time!) and as part of my wellness coaching, I’m trying a couple of new recipes over the next few weeks. So, I tried making teriyaki…

Hilarious video reminds you about the chemicals in protein powders

  If you haven’t seen the video above yet, watch it. It’s hilarious! And has a good message. I often wonder about the chemicals I’m ingesting with protein powder (says the person that just stocked-up on Gold Standard at Bodybuilding.com…$75 worth, ouch). For now, while I’m adjusting to my new diet, I’m going to focus…

Oh wait! I have a food scale

Me, “I need 4 oz of chicken in each salad to get my protein…how the hell am I going to ballpark 4 oz of cubed chicken? (long frustrated problem-solving pause) Oh wait! I bought a food scale a while back!” (pulls out scale, zeros it with plastic container on it, and perfectly portions 4 oz…

Traveling? Take a Whole Foods salad with you

I travel often for work, and am always looking for ways to eat healthy and inexpensively (since I’m on a per diem). One of my favorite solutions? Whole Foods salads. Before my trip, I head to Whole Foods and build a protein-rich, vegetable-packed salad to take to the airport with me. They give you a rubber band…