Recipes

Recipe: Banana Bread Protein Pancakes for 2

Updated - One of the most popular posts on this blog is my recipe for protein pancakes using Kodiak Cakes pancake mix from a few years ago. Kodiak Cakes Powercakes protein pancake mix was released in 2013, well before I created my recipe in 2015, but had been tough to find locally. So that recipe… Continue reading Recipe: Banana Bread Protein Pancakes for 2

Running on Quotes

Day 145, Movie Quote 12: “I didn’t know pizza places made motors.”

It’s been feeling like vacation all week even though it’s not vacation at all. I guess that’s the magic of going from a busy schedule to a less busy schedule. This week I’ve gone to work and fieldwork - which is more like volunteering now since I’m not required to finish out the initial hours.… Continue reading Day 145, Movie Quote 12: “I didn’t know pizza places made motors.”

Wellness Refocused Education

Wellness Refocused Education: Vitamins Part 1

When you hear the word supplements what do you think of first? Do you think of fish oil? Do you think of a multi-vitamin? Do think of protein powder? Do you think of steroids? For the beginning few months of last year when I went back to school, I worked at Vitamin Shoppe. This gave… Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Vitamins Part 1

Running on Quotes

Day 132 and Day 133, Movie Quote 11: “You Have to Take the Tradition, and Decorate It Your Way.”

I'm starting this on Day 132. I'm also watching TV shows and movies that JP doesn't enjoy as much as me, like Sex and the City. I've seen every episode at least twice. I own the movies. I have the books - yes, they're books too, that's how the show started. This is my idea… Continue reading Day 132 and Day 133, Movie Quote 11: “You Have to Take the Tradition, and Decorate It Your Way.”

Wellness Refocused Education

Wellness Refocused Education: Protein and Amino Acids

We've talked about fats and carbohydrates (part 1 and part 2) already, but what about protein? Like the other macronutrients, protein can be misunderstood. Like dietary fat, I've heard from people including trainers that protein can make you fat if you consume too much. Let's be clear - too many calories can lead to fat… Continue reading Wellness Refocused Education: Protein and Amino Acids