The Taste of This S’mores Slab Pie Doesn’t Lie

The Taste of This S’mores Slab Pie Doesn’t Lie

If you’ve got the time, we highly suggest you make this S’mores Slab Pie. I’ll keep it short because this one takes almost 3 hours to make (2 hours cooling time, so you too can chill), but it’s worth every minute. Check out the full recipe below. NUTRITIONAL INFO S’MORES SLAB PIE Yields: 16 Servings |  Serving Size: 1 Slice Calories:  130 | Protein: 4g  | Fat: 9g | Net Carb: 6g  Total Carb: 12g  Prep Time:  30 minutes | Chilling Time: 2 hours | Total Time: ~ 2hrs 45 minutes Ingredients S’MORES SLAB PIE CRUST FILLING 1 can coconut milk (full fat) 1 tbsp gelatin, unflavored 1 cup chocolate chips (sugar free) 1 tsp vanilla extract pinch sea salt TOASTED MERINGUE 3 egg whites 1/2 cup zero calorie sweetener 1/4 tsp cream of tartar Method Place the Quest Cookies into a food processor or blender and blend until small crumbs form. Add in the melted butter and pulse until combined... Read More
Helpful Tips to Curb Sugar Cravings

Helpful Tips to Curb Sugar Cravings

Sugar can be hard to break free from. Why? Well, it tastes SO good. Yet, it is possible to start to crave sugar less often and to begin to eat healthier, nutritious foods instead. And once you do start to resist the urge more regularly, you will see that you can stick with a clean eating plan that makes up mostly protein, veggies, fruit, good fats, and fibrous foods. Plus, when you do eat sugar, it’ll taste super sweet and delicious—if you’ve been a sugar addict, you might need more sugar now to get the same desired effect than you would’ve before. Here are a few ways to start to eat less sugar and pile your plate with more wholesome foods.   Starting your day without adding sugar to your coffee is a great way to set the standard for the rest of the day. Slowly Taper Down Your Intake... Read More
5 Reasons Why It’s Important To Eat Healthy

5 Reasons Why It’s Important To Eat Healthy

We all know it’s important to make time to exercise and move your body regularly. But no matter how many steps you log in a day, or how many workouts you crush in a week, you can’t overlook nutrition. Healthy eating is a critical part of being able to nourish your body and reach your weight-loss goals. “Diet is a large part of the battle towards getting in shape and staying fit,” says Cassie Majestic, M.D., an emergency medicine physician based in Orange County, CA. “Without a healthy, well-balanced diet, your body will not support your fitness journey.” 5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Eat Healthy 1. You Can’t Out-Train a Bad Diet “No matter how much you move around, if you eat too many calories, it’s too difficult to outrun,” says Lisa Harris, a registered dietitian based in Temecula, CA. In 30 minutes of brisk walking, for example, a 160-pound person... Read More
Great Sweet Flavors for People Who Don’t Like Chocolate

Great Sweet Flavors for People Who Don’t Like Chocolate

While chocolate happens to be on the list of foods that most people love, there are a few chocolate haters out there who can’t seem to get into that rich, deep flavor and prefer sweeter foods of a different variety. (Yes, I know chocolate lovers—it seems crazy—but it’s true.) Luckily, there are so many delicious flavors that don’t include chocolate and still satisfy that sugar craving. Whether you’re looking at seasonal produce, or classic sweet flavors, you’re bound to find a couple of fantastic options that can hit the spot and that might even be pretty good for you, too. Here are a few ways to indulge when chocolate just isn’t your thing.   Lemon Lemon and other types of citrus, like orange, are pretty refreshing for summertime and the warmer months, and it’s easy to pair with other types of flavors to create a great balance in the mouth.... Read More
Home Workouts to Build Muscle | #mbf

Home Workouts to Build Muscle | #mbf

Want to build muscle without stepping foot inside a gym? Then you’ll definitely want to check out the new #mbf Muscle Burns Fat and #mbf Muscle Burns Fat Advanced programs. Created by Super Trainer Megan Davies, NSCA-CPT, these three-week, full-body workouts are designed to help you gain muscle and lose fat. We talked to Megan about the best home workouts to build muscle. If you’re looking for a fun and effective way to sculpt a lean, toned, strong body at home, here’s what she wants you to know. What was the Inspiration Behind #mbf? My background is strength training, and I competed in NPC Figure and Fitness competitions for 13 years. I use so many different training concepts — like high-volume training, traditional strength training, power, and speed training — in my workouts, and I wanted to combine them into one program. #mbf integrates it all seamlessly and gets people great results. How... Read More