Zucchini Fries

Article by Taylor Thurston I have always been a huge fan of sports. Any sport. I love absolutely everything about them. I love the pressure, the cheering, the teamwork, the competition, the victory; even the losses come with certain lessons and experience. Sports meant everything to me growing up and when I was 12, I became very competitive and decided that …

Overnight Oatmeal

Today I am introducing you to the easiest breakfast you will ever make: Overnight Oatmeal. This has been my go-to meal lately. It only takes two minutes to prepare at night, and you can grab it and go in the morning. This breakfast is so filling, which means no more counting down the hours until lunch time! Did I mention overnight …

Grilled Fish Steaks

Recipe by Taylor Thurston. This fish, this fish…It’s criminal. (Faith Hill, anybody?) Seriously though, people. This is one of my absolute favorite meals. It’s light, it’s fresh, it’s packed with protein and loaded with flavor. Grilled Fish Steaks Serves 2, 363 Calories Ingredients: 1 clove garlic, minced 6 Tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 …

10 Healthy Grab & Go Snacks

By Lauren Parry. When you’re in a hurry and feeling hungry, grab one of these prepackaged healthy snacks! No preparation needed! 1. the GOOD bean Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas: no gluten. no nuts. 6 grams of protein & 6 grams of fiber per serving. 2. Pistachios: Research has found that pistachios support a strong heart and healthy blood vessels! 3. Justin’s …

Hot off the ‘Pressed’

  What new beverage has taken the hip and healthy by storm, debuted in Starbucks nationwide, and recently hit over $5 billion in annual sales?  No, it’s not the double caramel macchiato, its Cold Pressed Juices!  Here is one man’s review of the nutritious drinks after sampling many brands and doing the full 3-Day cleanse offered by Pressed Juicery. The week …

DIY Juice Cleanse

  By Lauren Parry. Purpose of a juice cleanse: There are multiple purposes of a juice cleanse. Among these, the most popular are to rid your body of toxins, to feel better, to look better, and to jumpstart your weight loss goals. Price: A juice cleanse can be quite pricey if you order it through a company. A three day …

Juicing 101: Tips for Beginners

  By Lauren Parry. With the New Year in full force one of my many resolutions is to incorporate more fruits and veggies into my diet. Juicing is a great strategy for this! I love fresh juices, and I regularly make stops to local juice bars on my way to work. Despite my love for juice, I’m embarrassed to say …

Creamy Avocado Chicken Salad

By Lauren Parry. YIELD: Serves two Ingredients 2 Cup Chicken Breast, cooked and shredded (We used shredded rotisserie chicken to save time) 1/2 Cup canned corn 1/2 Cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 Cup Green Onions, chopped 3/4 Cup tomatoes, diced 1/2 Cup Cilantro, chopped 3/4  Cup tortilla chips, crushed 4 T white wine vinegar 7 T Reduced …