PROTEIN PUMPKIN SPICE ICE CREAM

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When fall comes around I tend to stock my pantry full of pumpkin puree.  The only problem is my lack of recipes to use my beloved pumpkin! Pumpkin is delicious and packed full of nutrients, but constantly adding it to protein shakes or smoothie bowls can get a bit redundant. That’s why I opted to use it in a (n)ice cream …

4 Ingredient Healthy Protein Rice Crispy Treats

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My 4 Ingredient Healthy Protein Rice Crispy Treats came about because I needed something different. This girl needed some crunch! I love my BETTER THAN A REESE’S CUP recipe, but I needed a change. I was thinking why couldn’t I substitute the old fashioned oatmeal for some yummy rice crispies? It still had to be super simple to whip up …

Keto-Friendly “STARBUCKS” Iced Vanilla Latte ʷⁱᵗʰ Protein

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You don’t need to run to the nearest coffee house to get your favorite iced coffee drink anymore!  We have a protein-packed, keto-friendly Iced Vanilla Latte that can be made easily without leaving your home! Is an Iced Vanilla Latte good for me? You can make any recipe better for you by making good choices. Healthy substitutions are endless and …

PUMPKIN SPICE PROTEIN FROZEN LATTE

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Be your own Barista! Besides all the money you will save by making this wonderful pumpkin spice protein latte drink at home you will actually be drinking REAL pumpkin instead of all those fake flavors they use at the coffee shop.

10 Mood-Boosting Habits You Need In Your Life

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How could I be happier in my life? This is a question everybody has asked themselves at least once in there life. A bad mood is no stranger to anyone, but for some people, it can be a daily problem. However, it is completely solvable. With special techniques and a revised attitude, you can turn that frown upside down. The …

10 Healthy Alternatives to Junk Food

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There are many healthy alternatives to your favorite not-so-healthy foods. The food you consume greatly affects your physical and mental health in the long run. To lead a healthy and happy life, good nutrition is essential. While physical activity plays an important role in maintaining your health, you can’t rely on it solely. You have to combine it with good …

The 2- Ingredient Keto-Friendly Chaffle Recipe

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Do you love a good satisfyingly spongy, carby waffle but hate the “carby”? Well, we have something that will take away all those pesky little carbs and have you indulging in your favorite breakfast treat again! Meet the Chaffle. Introductions, please… If you’ve scrolled through any of your social media such as Pinterest, Facebook or Instagram lately or any low …

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10 New Tips to Help Students Eat Healthy

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(gif creds:https://www.eleven-magazine.com/2016/01/29/3237/) Everyone knows that eating healthy is something we all need to do for our own benefit. However, not many people know of the true extent of its importance. There are a ton of easy swaps for a healthy way of life. Choosing healthier options not only changes the way you physically look, but also the way you feel. …

OUR BEST HEALTHY HOLIDAY RECIPES

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The holidays are fast approaching and the search begins and ends right here for decadent healthy holiday recipes you are looking for. Holiday recipes don’t have to be filled with sugar and fat to make them taste good.  With a little tweak here and a little switch there your holiday treats can be just as delicious as the alternative and …

HIGH PROTEIN PUMPKIN MUFFINS

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Winter, spring, summer…yup…pumpkin! We combine the wonderful flavor of pumpkin with the delicious taste of APS Isomorph  in these super high protein pumpkin muffins to give you a major dose of protein with major added benefits! These muffins are super moist and protein-packed.  You can add raisins or walnuts or even mini chips! PUMPKIN CONTAINS MAJOR BENEFITS SUCH AS… boosts …

SNICKERDOODLE PROTEIN COOKIES

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You don’t have to sacrifice your favorite cookie just because you are trying to eat healthy! This simple, delicious and healthy protein snickerdoodle cookie recipe proves it! These are a great post workout snack! INGREDIENTS for Snickerdoodles 3 cups oat flour (blend old fashioned oats in a blender until you get a fine flour consistency)1 tsp baking powder2 scoops Dymatize ISO-100 …

MONSTER COOKIE PROTEIN BALLS

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The awesome thing about the classic Monster Cookie recipe is you can pretty much add anything you want!  In our easy Monster Cookie Protein Balls recipe, we add the delicious benefits of protein …cuz that’s what we do here! 𝐇𝐦𝐦𝐦𝐦𝐦…𝐛𝐮𝐭, 𝐰𝐚𝐢𝐭…🤔 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐝𝐢𝐝 𝕄𝕠𝕟𝕤𝕥𝕖𝕣 ℂ𝕠𝕠𝕜𝕚𝕖𝕤🍪 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐧𝐚𝐦𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐲𝐰𝐚𝐲??? Michigan State University photographer Dick Wesley’s “monster cookies” might be called …

RED WHITE & BLUE CHEESECAKE BITES

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LESS THAN 5 MINUTES TO MAKE! By Tammy Patnode If you have a craving for cheesecake these little tasty treats will have your cravings satisfied for sure! The delicious taste of cheesecake and the addition of your favorite summer fruits and protein powder combined with NOW Foods Better Stevia is the perfect summer combo. Keep them in the freezer for …

5 REWARDS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE FOOD

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5 NON-FOOD REWARDS By Faith Ellis Nailing your workout and sticking to your healthy meal plan is a major success and a sure way to hit your health and fitness goals. When you meet your goals, you probably have a reward in mind that keeps you motivated to keep going for the goal and treat yourself when you get there. …

YOUR LAST WEIGHT LOSS RESOLUTION | KRISTI ROMERO

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By Kristi Romero January 1st is right around the corner. Have you made your New Year’s Resolution?  Is it the same resolution as last year? And the year before that? Does it have something to do with losing weight or getting in shape?  If you answered yes, you are definitely not alone. Why is it that you are making this same resolution, once …

PUMPKIN PIE PROTEIN MUG CAKE

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Mug cakes are a great way to get those cake cravings in check without having to make a whole pan of tempting treats!

And of course, we had to figure out a way to make one that tastes like your favorite fall favorite! This mug cake tastes just like a fresh baked pumpkin pie!

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TOP 5 PROTEINS FOR WOMEN | POST WORKOUT | MEAL REPLACEMENT | BAKING

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It is wonderful nowadays to have so many products available to help us reach our goals.   Unfortunately, with so many choices it can get quite confusing and overwhelming as to what is the best to help us reach them.
We did the hard work for you and broke down the Top 5 Best Proteins for Post Workout, Meal Replacement & Baking!

PUMPKIN PROTEIN SMOOTHIE

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Winter, Spring, Summer…PUMPKIN! Pumpkin is so good for you and with this super easy, protein-packed smoothie recipe you will be stocking up all year round!

HOW TO BAKE WITH PROTEIN POWDER

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BAKING WITH PROTEIN POWDER Learning how to bake with protein powder seems to be a science in itself for sure! It takes some trial and error and I have had my share of errors believe me, but the nutritional value of figuring out what works is definitely worth it! I love that people are paying attention to what they are …

CASEIN 101

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All the protein Choosing a protein powder can be a bit overwhelming with all the options out there: isolate, whey, casein, blends…the list goes on! While they all have their place, it’s important to do a little research because different types of protein are more beneficial to take at certain times (between meals, post workout, before bed, etc.) and being …

THE BENEFITS OF PROTEIN

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By Jessica Allion High-protein shakes and protein bars seem to be the “in thing” these days and every food marketer in the universe appears to want a piece of the protein pie …with good reason! The benefits of protein is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin and blood. Protein is an important component of every cell in …

AFTER REACHING 200 LBS I STOPPED WEIGHING MYSELF

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HOW I BEGAN MY 200 lbs of FIGHT originally published Jan 2015 I wasn’t overweight growing up but I certainly did not eat very well and was definitely not in good shape. I am quite sure my story is like many other women who have given birth and struggled with the weight that comes with having babies. Before even realizing …

Lose Fat & Gain Muscle at the Same Time NOW

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This is it, you have decided you are ready to lose the fat and gain muscle. You have decided today is the day you are starting a new you. You have scrolled through your social media and decided you want to look like those lean and flexing beasts. Hyped and wanting to be ripped and defined. You want people on …

Fresh Substitutes for Your Favorite Cheat Meal

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Healthy eating doesn’t have to mean deprivation or completely eliminating your favorite comfort foods. It also doesn’t mean binging on those cheat days that result in a food coma the next day or a load of guilt. In fact, cheat and enjoy those favorite foods, but with a twist. Take your favorite foods and cheat meal and recreate them with …

PRE-WORKOUT NUTRITION 101

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Knowing what to eat for pre-workout nutrition can be a daunting list of what you should and shouldn’t consume. Here is a simple list of the best choices to maximize your gym time! PRE-WORKOUT NUTRITION FOR STARTERS Finish eating at least 60 minutes before training to give enough time for digestion to take place. While training you want your blood to …

A FRESH ROUTINE YOU WILL ACTUALLY WANT TO DO IN THE NEW YEAR

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Whether you believe it or not, it’s been proven that the way you think and act will create that energy and navigate those things to you. Positive thinking creates a magnetic field of good things coming your way, likewise with negative thinking and with the new year, we all want to make it a good one, right? Typically, we strive …

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10 Stretches to Stay Flexible and Fit at Any Age

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Stretching is just as important as any cardio or strength training exercise and doing any or all of these stretches every day can be life-changing. Allocating some time every day to stretch during or after your workout will greatly improve your flexibility, reduce body tightness and make your workouts easier and more enjoyable the next time. Stretching as you age …

THE FACTS ON KETO DIET | KETO 101

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If you haven’t heard of the keto diet you must be living under a rock. It’s a highly controversial subject, so every google search will give you a different answer. ▅ ▆ ▇ █ THE HISTORY OF KETO █ ▇ ▆ ▅ Keto gained popularity with those suffering from diabetes, alzheimer’s, epilepsy and cancer. The lack of processed carbohydrates in …

Healthy Snacks for You and the Kids On the Go

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https://www.tumblr.com/tagged/roasted-red-pepper-recipe It’s that time again: early mornings rustling the kids and getting yourself together to get them out the door and on the bus. But that’s not all! Back to school means after school activities and weekend games or practice. Rushing from place to place makes nutrition even more difficult than it typically is. No worries though, there are healthy …

5 EASY SWAPS FOR A HEALTHIER WAY OF LIFE

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We all try to achieve a certain level of health and to help with that there are simple changes we can make. A healthier way of life shouldn’t be a burden or dreadful. Their are some easy things we can do throughout our day that will take our healthy living to the next level. Let’s dive to find easy swap-outs …

3 Post-Workout Skincare Tips

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You’re working out because you want a better body; but, that goal shouldn’t come at the expense of your skin. Read on to find out how to take care of your skin after each workout. Hydrate Hydrate Hydrate You know the deal — drink lots of water before you exercise. This is a no-brainer as exercising naturally uses lots of …

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4 NON-NEGOTIABLES TO LIVE YOUR BEST FIT LIFE

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I’ve always been a huge advocate for achieving balance in life. For years I struggled with maintaining a social life, healthy diet, exceptional performance professionally, and overall happiness. Along the way, I started to form 4 Non-Negotiable rules that I naturally began to apply that slowly contributed to my overall healthy living transformation and today I ffollow these general guidelines …

5 COFFEE RECIPES FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

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For those of us who love coffee, it can be frustrating – or just downright sad – when we hear our friends tell us that coffee isn’t good for us. Of course, if you’re someone who loads your Cup o’ Joe with sugar, cream, and lots of flavoring, then there’s some truth to that statement. But if you drink black …

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CBD OIL 101

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The latest buzz in the health industry is CBD oil, but what is it and what can it do for you? CBD is a cannabinoid. It’s from the cannabis plant however,  it doesn’t get you high like marijuana. “Marijuana contains many chemical compounds that create the different characteristics of the plant. Terpenes provide flavors and aromas, while chlorophyll in the leaves makes …

KEEPING YOUR INNER CIRCLE SMALL

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MEASURING UP YOUR INNER CIRCLE By Desiree Hendrickson I’ve been told you are the “average” level of success measured by the 5 people you spend the most time with. If you sat down right now and wrote out the names of those 5 people, where do you stand in that inner circle? How is your time spent with each individual? …

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WHY YOU ARE NOT LOSING WEIGHT

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OMG WHY ALREADY???  By Tammy Patnode As a weight loss and contest prep coach, I see every shape and size coming to me trying to improve their health and physiques. I hear so often, “I eat healthy! Why am I not losing weight?!” Here’s why…   YOU ARE DRINKING YOUR CALORIES From wine to fancy coffee drinks, and even plain …

HOW TO KNOW YOU ARE AT YOUR GOAL WEIGHT

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WHAT IS YOUR GOAL WEIGHT? By Desiree Hendrickson If you’re like a majority of the population, you’ve probably tried some kind of diet or cleanse at one point or another that you believed would help you achieve your goal weight. You  have also possibly gone through extreme highs and lows in search to find that perfect goal weight. That target …

TIME TO RETHINK YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION?

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HAVE YOU GIVEN UP ON YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION YET? By Desiree Hendrickson If you are one of the 80% struggling to keep your infamous New Year’s Resolutions, don’t worry.   We are only a quarter of the way through 2018. It is totally okay to take some time to refresh those resolutions! So let’s see how you can get in …

BRENDA AND HER WEIGHT LOSS TRANSFORMATION

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INSPIRING TRANSFORMATION By Brenda Forsyth Growing up I was always a heavy kid, and as I hit my teenage years I managed to gain even more. Everyone would always tell me “oh you are just big boned” or “you are so pretty and wear it well”.  Inside I was like, yeah right.   I didn’t show it, but it really bothered …

FINDING THE RIGHT COACH FOR YOU

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By Desiree Hendrickson When I set the goal of competing in a bodybuilding show my initial thoughts were only surrounded by the end result. I was confident I knew what I was getting myself into.  The idea of finding the right coach was not on my short list of things to add to this already overwhelming sport. As it turned …

GETTING TO KNOW HerSUPPZ BRAND AMBASSADOR | DESIREE

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Desiree thrives on the balance between her impressive personal goals and her empowering professional life. She is strong and smart and loves to learn new ways of challenging herself. We see Desiree’s greatness and know you will quickly see why we chose her to inspire and motivate YOU also. HIGH SCHOOL During my senior year, I tore my ACL just …

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LEMON RASPBERRY PROTEIN MUFFINS

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The combination of lemon and raspberries are a classic flavor and these lemon raspberry protein muffins are simply the best. These muffins are so delicious!!!
This is a great base recipe for any fruity muffin so any fruit would work!
Try blueberries, rhubarb, strawberries…??? Let us know what you choose we would love to hear how they turn out!

5 THINGS YOU CAN NOT LIVE WITHOUT ON YOUR WEDDING DAY

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Whether you have been dreaming of your wedding day bliss since you played the lead as Cinderella, or you waited until the last minute because that is how you roll. HerSUPPZ has several products and ideas that you can take advantage of to make the journey and your special day as magical as it can be!

LAST MINUTE GIFT IDEAS FROM HERSUPPZ

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Do you need some gift ideas? Are you still trying to get everything you need for all the people on your Christmas list? No worries!
HerSUPPZ makes it easy to get all the gifts you need from the casual exerciser to the hard core workout warrior. HerSUPPZ makes it a one stop shop with super fast shipping and no hassle ordering!
Here are just a few of our favorite things that we know will make everyone on your fit list overjoyed to step up their game!!

Essentially Stopping Night Terrors | MARY’S BLOG

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My kids have never really slept through the night. Somehow they always end up in our bed by morning. It’s gotten to the point that I don’t even notice when they come in…well, except for my 6 year old. He comes in like a wrecking ball…Here’s my story on how we defeated Night Terrors with essential oils.

FALL CALORIE CUTTING COOKING IDEAS

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Fall is here and with Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, we know how calories can creep upon us! Fall is the best time to take advantage of all the wonderful fruits and vegetables that are at the peak of freshness.  From beets to zucchini and everything in between it is the best time of year to incorporate some …

Protein Pancakes with homemade “Nutella”

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  Protein pancakes are ca-razay good anyway and now you can add your homemade “Nutella” topping!  You’ll be down right insane over these flapjacks!! Ingredients 1 cup FlapJacked Protein Pancake Mix 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 scoop (apx 35g) Metabolic Nutrition’s Protizyme Banana Cream flavor Directions Coat shallow pan with non-stick spray. Put on medium heat. Mix …

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S.I.M.P.L.E. – WHY ARE HEALTHY FOODS NOT HEALTHY

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Why aren’t “healthy foods” healthy? I was asked that question last week and it has really stuck with me. Companies market things as health food because that is how they make money. Consumers like feeling that they are making healthy choices, so companies cater to that good feeling. HEALTHY FOODS vs PRICE Two boxes of crackers on the shelf; one …

JANUARY IS CERVICAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

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Twenty-six, twenty-seven, twenty-eight, twenty-nine “You are going to feel a bit of pressure” Thirty, thirty-one, thirty-two “Try and relax and do not forget to take deep, slow breaths” Thirty-three, thirty-four, thirty-five “Just bear with me a little while longer. Everything will be ok.” Thirty-six, thirty-seven, thirty-eight, thirty-nine, forty… “Ok, don’t sit up or move. We are almost done” When I …