foods


Want to lose weight?

…some research proves a big breakfast is the first step. In reality, it is a very individual thing. For the most part, yes, eating a high protein breakfast with some complex fiber-rich carbohydrates from veggies and fruits and some whole grains will pretty much help you start off on the […]


Almond Butter Coconut Cups

I was having a conversation the other day with a new client, who also happens to be a food scientist…cool right! We were chatting about people’s ideas of who and what a chef vs a nutritionist vs a foodie is about and do. It is understandable that people who do […]


A Mish-Mash of Mmmmmm

  I love this time of the year for the hearty foods that come around. Knowing that fall is coming, I decided to make and share with you, another of my ‘big pots of goodness’. This one is made up of ingredients common to the fall season, it is very […]


Rice is nice but the shell will help give ’em hell

Battle of the Endosperm Maybe you are not into the weird idiosyncrasies of all things food and training as the #fitfam are (ya I DID just use that hashtag :P) , but there has been a back and forth on rice for quite a while. If you think arguing about rice […]


Who would win: me or a squirrel

Squirrel Fact : Melissa Fact The definition of squirrelly is something related to a squirrel or someone who is restless (let’s say too much energy) or eccentric. LOL my friends, lol. This is actually something I am always trying to work on aka contain my excitement or passion in things […]


A special spice that helps your muscles recover!

I am here to tell you about a special spice that is an anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory which means reduced swelling of muscles and joints, as well as reduced sore muscles! This wonder spice is TURMERIC! My friends at ABS Protein Pancakes have found turmeric to be a perfect addition to the […]


How to Lose Your SUPERpowers

Cheetahs (no not Cheetos) kick ass. Ok so do panthers and pretty much any other creature that can be fast, powerful and agile as ____. Humans also have some incredible capabilities if nurtured. What can quickly make a once, or a hopeful, panther-esque creature quickly lose one’s superpowers, is falling victim […]


An Offensive Post About Breakfast or Pre-Workout Meals

Ok first of all, I love these guys ;-D Below is a kick ass recipe from the A-team at Thug Kitchen . I want you to have this with a complete protein source because protein matters! All you need to do is add 2 whole eggs and 2 egg whites to […]