Nutrition

3 Tips to Making Healthy Habits a Lifestyle

3 Tips to Make Healthy Habits a Lifestyle By: Coach Jeff Hermann It’s so easy to get motivated to change your life and do a complete 180 with your health. What isn’t easy is actually DOING it. We all know that this time of the New Year is when gyms will be packed with people […]

11 Simple Nutrition Tips for Surviving the Holidays

By: Rikki Cortese The holidays, such a wonderful time of year, yet can be so stressful! All of the parties, entertaining, dining out, and added stress from shopping, wrapping, organizing can easily add those unwanted pounds to your waistline. Do you remember how you felt on January 2nd? Follow these steps and we can guarantee […]

Homemade Banana Chips [Eat Clean Friday]

Ingredients: 2 bananas (more on the green side) 1 tbsp cinnamon 1 tsp coconut sugar Olive oil spray or coconut spray Instructions: Pre-heat oven to 400F. Slice bananas using mandolin (level 3 – not too thin). Cover baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with oil. Spread out slices evenly on sheet. Sprinkle with cinnamon […]

Apple Marshmallow Cups [Eat Clean Friday]

Apple Marshmallow Cups From: Rikki Cortese Ingredients: 1 apple (I used Granny Smith, but also love Fuji and Red Delicious) Nut butter of your choice (I used Justin’s Peanut Butter)* Chopped nuts (I used pecans, but feel free to substitute with walnuts, almonds, cashews, etc. or a mix) Mini Marshmallows Slice apple in half and […]

Garlic Paprika Pumpkin Seeds [Eat Clean Friday]

[Originally featured on TheHealthyHappyGirl.com] Hey guys! Rikki Cortese here – I have a GREAT recipe to share with you today to try out after you’re done carving your pumpkins for Halloween! Be sure to save those pumpkin seeds! Enjoy 🙂 Garlic Paprika Pumpkin Seeds Yields: 1 serving Pumpkin-seeds Prep Time: 10 min Ingredients: 1 cup […]

No Bake Chocolate Protein Balls [Eat Clean Friday]

Hey everyone! Welcome back to “Eat Clean” Friday! Today’s recipe comes from Rikki and was originally posted on TheHealthyHappyGirl.com These are so good, you may eat them all in one sitting!! Give these a shot and let us know what you thought! Chocolate “No Bake” Protein Balls Yields: 10-12 Protein Balls Prep Time: 10 min […]

[Eat Clean Friday] Bite Size Nachos Recipe

Hey everyone, Welcome back to “Eat Clean Friday”! Today we have an awesome recipe from Rikki for you guys to try! If you’re a nacho fan, you’ll love these! This is a healthier option and still tastes amazing! Give these “Bite Size Nachos” a shot and let us know what you think. Check out the […]

Healthy Dessert Recipe – Almond Butter Bark [Eat Clean Friday]

Hi there, Hope your week was great and I hope that you’re ready for another great installment of “Eat Clean Friday”! In today’s post, Rikki Cortese shows you an AWESOME and great tasting recipe that practically anyone can make at home with only a few simple ingredients! The better part? It takes minimal prep time […]

How to Make Your Protein Shakes Taste Better [Eat Clean Friday]

Hey guys, Welcome to our first installment of “Eat Clean Friday”! Rikki Cortese of CTS Strength & Conditioning shows you an easy way to make your protein shakes taste better AND saves you the hassle of wasting old bananas! [youtube]http://youtu.be/nsB-Qjb5QQk[/youtube] (Hint: Freeze them before they go bad!) Give this recipe a shot and let us […]

Creatine for High School Athletes?

Should high school athletes use creatine in their training? I think it’s fair to say “YES” and “NO”. Mainly “NO” though, for a few reasons (which I go over in the video below). Basically though, if you aren’t 18 and still eat like crap and get to bed at 2 AM every night, you have […]