Different Ways to Cook Rice For Every Taste

Different Ways to Cook Rice For Every Taste

Rice may seem like one of the easiest foods to make at home, but it can go wrong quickly. If you’ve ever ended up with a pot of rice that clumps together or is crunchy in spots, you’re not alone. But once you learn how to cook rice properly, you’ll be able to get a perfectly fluffy bowl of it whenever you like — ready to toss with grilled meats, roasted vegetables or stir fry for an easy and delicious meal. Tips for Cooking Rice Wondering what is the best way to cook rice? Two chefs share pointers for mastering your technique. Get a rice cooker Even chefs admit that rice isn’t the easiest thing to cook until you really get the hang of it. Chef David Santos of Um Segredo Supper Club in New York City recommends investing in an appliance to help you get consistent results if you have the space for one... Read More
9 Jump Rope Exercises to Try

9 Jump Rope Exercises to Try

What do boxers and schoolchildren have in common? They both tend to use jump ropes as a way to get moving. So if you usually associate jump ropes with P.E. class, it’s time to shift your mindset to the chiseled bodies of boxers. It’s time to relearn how to jump rope! Jump rope exercises are great because they boost your heart rate, which benefits your cardiorespiratory health. But while jumping rope may burn more calories than jogging for the same amount of time, it’s not strictly a cardio activity. Jumping rope also works your calf, forearm, shoulder, core, and quadriceps muscles. And it improves coordination, a skill that’s especially important for anyone who participates in rhythmic sports such as boxing and rowing, says Cody Braun, CPT, Assistant Manager of Fitness at Beachbody. How to Get Started with Jump Rope Exercises Of course, you need to use good form to see any jump... Read More
Get Your Fill With these Questified Stuffed Peppers

Get Your Fill With these Questified Stuffed Peppers

If you’re starved for some more fun summer recipes, this one is sure to fill you up…while you fill them up! These stuffed peppers use the Quest Ranch Tortilla Style Protein Chips (but would work with any of your favorite flavors), so you know you’re getting a delicious dish, but they’re also super simple to make and can feed up to four people. Or two really hungry people. Either way, when you make these, you’re in for some good eating. Check out the full recipe below. NUTRITIONAL INFO STUFFED PEPPERS Yields: 4 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 stuffed pepper Calories:  140 | Protein: 8g  | Fat: 10g | Net Carb: 5g  Total Carb: 5g  Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 15-20 minutes | Total Time: ~35 minutes Ingredients STUFFED PEPPERS 2 Bell peppers 7oz cooked, shredded chicken (about 1 1/2 cups) 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 2 tbsp blue cheese, separated 2 tbsp ranch dressing 2 tbsp buffalo sauce 1... Read More
Summer Desserts to Enjoy When It’s Too Hot For Chocolate

Summer Desserts to Enjoy When It’s Too Hot For Chocolate

Chocolate is a classic sweet treat that always makes those taste buds smile—but sometimes you just might want to give it a break and indulge in something a little… lighter. Let’s be real, when it’s hot outside, chocolate can be a bit heavy. There are so many other types of baked goods, like pies, cakes, cookies and scones, to explore, and many use summer produce, so you’re making the most of these fresh fruits’ peak season and ripeness. If you’re looking for a great dessert to bring to your next outdoor summer BBQ that doesn’t include chocolate, here are a couple of great options to consider. And don’t worry—you don’t need to say goodbye to those chocolate chip cookies or silky smooth chocolate mousse forever!   Apple Pie A classic apple pie is an American staple—and it’s great for summertime festivities since it can withstand the heat fairly well with... Read More
Bake the New Lemon Cake Quest Bar into These Delicious Lemon Scones

Bake the New Lemon Cake Quest Bar into These Delicious Lemon Scones

The Quest Lemon Cake Protein Bar is delicious all by itself, but if you’ve got the time and love to go the extra mile for your breakfast treats, we highly recommend you transform them into these craveable breakfast scones. They go great with a morning coffee or tea and are sure to be a hit with the whole family. Take a look at the full recipe below. NUTRITIONAL INFO LEMON SCONES Yields: 6 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 Scone Calories: 220 | Protein: 14g  | Fat: 13g | Net Carb: 6g  Total Carb: 14g  Prep Time:  13 minutes | Cook Time: 14 minutes total  | Total Time: ~ 30 minutes Ingredients LEMON SCONES 2 Quest Lemon Cake Protein Bars, cut into cubes 3/4 cup almond flour 1/4 cup oat flour 1 Scoop Quest Vanilla Milkshake Protein Powder 1/4 tsp baking powder 1/8 tsp salt 2 tbsp butter, cold and cubed 1 egg 1 tsp lemon extract Method Cut the Lemon Cake Bar... Read More