Month: May 2018

Recipe: Banana Bread Protein Pancakes for 2

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]

Recipe: Egg Stuffed Red Onion

Reading Time: 3 minutes Updated – I know that there’s more to breakfast other than eggs, but I really do like them. I don’t think I’ve met an egg style that I didn’t enjoy. They’re a staple breakfast because like pancakes mixes, they’re quick and easy and filling. As I’m thinking about this recipe, I’m realizing that while I […]

Recipe: Shredded Steak Tostadas

Reading Time: 3 minutes As warmer weather is approaching, we’re shifting how often we use the oven. It doesn’t matter if you have air conditioning, the oven turned on in the late spring and summer makes for a really warm kitchen. We cook a lot of things stove top, use our George Foreman or go outside and grill. For […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Protein and Amino Acids

Reading Time: 9 minutes 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 […]