I have a confession to make—I'm one of those people who sneaks food into the movie theatre. I know, I know, bad girl! It's not about the money, in fact, I'd happily pony up some of my hard-earned cash if the movie theatre concession stands provided healthier snack options. All that I've seen is buttered popcorn, soda, candy, and hot dogs. Until they get on the healthy eating bandwagon, I'm going to keep on keeping on with my large snack-filled purse.
Many times we don't feel the hunger pangs directly following our workout because our bloodstream remains full of glucose (energy) released during exercise to keep us moving. Nevertheless, refueling within the hour post-workout is extremely important. These recipes are intended to be fast and simple, providing you just what you need hit the gym day after day.
A healthy Super Bowl party? No, that isn't an oxymoron—it's possible! Not only is it possible, but it can be just as delicious and just as fun as the caloric binge-fests we all know well from years past.
Let’s talk about snacks for a moment, shall we? I’m one of those people that absolutely would not survive without snacks. I don’t usually eat huge meals and I can’t go more than a few hours without eating or I get SUPER crabby. Just ask my hubby! Even when I pack my “lunch,” I usually end up packing a lot of little things that I can snack on over the course of an hour or two, as opposed to one big meal.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture, it can be difficult for kids to get all the nutrients they need from just three meals a day. When you pack healthy snacks for your youngsters, you give them a better chance at getting all the vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber they need.
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