I haven’t had an honest-to-goodness pancake in years. My favorite kind is loaded with pecans and covered in maple syrup AND butter. But that is only a distant memory, along with the extra 30 pounds I was carrying around my hips and thighs the last time I probably ate that. Nowadays I keep my calories and sugar intake in check, but I never feel deprived. I love creating healthy versions of no-so-healthy treats and my arsenal is huge. From protein puddings to low-carb mug-cakes, I have some type of healthy dessert every single night, and cinnamon is a usual suspect in those recipes.
Monthly Archive: August 2015
Pizza is one of those foods that you are supposed to abandon when following a strict bodybuilding diet, and you should probably ditch when just trying to be healthy in general. It’s considered a “cheat food” and you can’t just have one slice! Pizza is addictive, and delicious, and it’s everywhere… the company party, your kid’s birthday, football night, the food court, and it can be delivered straight to your house any time you want! Resisting the urge to pizza is hard to do, I totally get it. But when you deny yourself a craving for an extended period of time, most people eventually end up binging on that food, undoing all their hard work for the week, and then experience intense regret. There must be a better way… (more…)