Blogs about Snacks

Healthier Road Trip Snack Ideas...

On-the-go treats don’t have to be bad for you—or bland and boring. Instead of fatty or salty foods, opt for some of these healthier snack swaps for the open road.

Getting the Right Fuel to Recover After Your Workout

Getting the Right Fuel to Recover After Your Workout 

Snacks, snacks and more snacks

P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } I encourage you to eat snacks in between all of your meals. That means you eat every 2-3 hours, depending on the size of your snacks. YES IT IS OK to snack during the day, just pick the right foods. 

Post Workout Snacks

Post workout snacks or meals often go neglected by us don't they? I don't think it's because we ignore that we should eat after working out. I believe it's because we are so busy that we are rushing to get to work, run an errand or pick our kids up from school! However, with some simple planning and quick meals, we can put little effort into making sure we eat our post workout snacks.

Relationship Between Exercise and Snacking

MYTH: I exercise a lot so I can eat anything I want. 

4 Delicious Post-Workout Snacks For Recovery

Post workout is an ideal time to eat a small meal with both protein and carbohydrates to help repair and build muscles and replenish your energy stores, respectively. It’s best to eat within 60 minutes of finishing a workout because that’s when your muscles are most receptive.

Coach Laura's Top 5 Healthy Snacks Available Anywhere!

No.1  Nuts or Trail Mix - avoid mixes with added sugar such as candy No. 2 Cereal - look for whole grain, high fiber cereals available at most gas stations.  Scan the shelves for whole grain crackers to pair with dairy for a balanced snack 

Keep a Food Journal!

It is important when you are focusing on becoming a healthy balanced person to focus on working out and the types of food you are eating. The types of food and the amounts you eat are in direct correlation on how well your body performs before, during and after a workout.

Quick Healthy Eating Snacks for Kids

Healthy eating for children doesn’t have to be confusing, or just plain nasty for kids. Snacks and lunches can be nutritious and delicious for all children with diet restrictions such as food allergies, or religious constraints. Let’s face it most children do not want to eat hummus and celery. If you are fortunate enough to introduce children to this high protein snack and they like it what a great treat. Here are some realistic options that are quick, easy and tasty.