Protein

Peaches and Cream Smoothie

Forget mixing protein powder with just milk, have fun with the powders by adding in some fruit.  This peaches and cream smoothie is just one of the many ways to drink your protein smoothie as well as get a full serving of fruit. Peaches have vitamins A, C, E and K, niacin, folate, iron, choline, potassium,…

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie

This chocolate peanut butter protein smoothie is a sweet delight and sweet way to get protein in your day. You can actually add spinach or kale along with the blueberry and banana. The nutty taste of peanut butter, the sweet taste of banana, and the velvety taste of the chocolate protein powder should mask the…

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Legumes

Legumes are part of the large plant family, Leguminosae (or Fabaceae) and are classified as: “by-herbaceous plants, shrubs, trees, and vines having usually compound leaves, clusters of irregular keeled flowers.” There are other forms with pod-splitting sides including: beans, peas, acacia, alfalfa, clover, indigo, lentil, mesquite, mimosa, and peanut. 10 Things to Know About Legumes Good source of Protein Good source of Fiber They Provide B vitamins, which keep your nervous system healthy Folic acid, which prevents birth defects Contain iron,…

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Chocolate Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie

Drink this protein smoothie recipe before after post workout. Oats and bananas are great for energy. The potassium is great for muscular pain relief. Oats also provide fiber and are great for weight control. Coconut contains potassium, iron, calcium, and magnesium- all which are great for muscle management. Almond milk is also fantastic for weight management,…

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Why Protein is Important

A couple years ago when I thought about why protein was good for they body and I thought it was just good for building muscle. Today I know better and why protein is important; I know that protein isn’t for building muscles, it’s useful for so much more. Protein is an important component of every…

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