Apple Mushroom Turkey Meatloaf

Here’s another great recipe from the folks at Precision Nutrition.  The original recipe is done as turkey burgers, but I like simplifying and cooking in bulk so I doubled this and made it up as a meatloaf. I used my hand blender chopper attachment to make quick...
Protein Balls

Protein Balls

This one sounds a little strange, and certainly has a funny name, but it passed the husband taste-test. You can use chocolate, vanilla or any flavor of protein powder you like. My favorite protein powder is the vegan protein by Thorne Research.  I’m going to...
Confessions of a Carb-Phobic

Confessions of a Carb-Phobic

Back in 2000, I was 40 lbs overweight and I had just been diagnosed with PCOS. As I was researching the best ways to lose weight with PCOS, low carb diets were highly recommended. One of the classic characteristics of PCOS is insulin resistance. Put simply, if you cut...
Help for a Good Night’s Sleep

Help for a Good Night’s Sleep

I’m no stranger to sleep disturbances. I’ve suffered bouts of insomnia during times of high stress or hormonal distress. (or both, when I’m really lucky) I’ve also had bouts of adrenal fatigue, which disrupts sleep because of backwards Cortisol levels. So...

Why Women Should Lift Weights

This one is just for the ladies. Don’t worry gentlemen, you can still share this important information with the ladies in your life! There’s a plethora of great articles out there about why women should lift weights as well as myths about lifting weights,...