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5 Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas

Most people complain that breakfast is one the hardest meals to eat in a day. However, your mother was right: it is one of the most important meals.

The NO-GUILT Fat-Burning Frappucino!

Today I wanted to share a healthy recipe alternative for a normally sinful vice many of us have these days…  gourmet iced coffee drinks!

Almost everyone loves ‘em, but they are so loaded with sugar, fat and calories that too many of these and you may soon be sporting one of those ‘Starbuck’s Stomachs’ in no time at all.

But lucky for us, there is THIS:

The NO-GUILT Fat-Burning Frappucino!

Ingredients:

Am I Burning Fat Or Carbs When I Exercise?

Ok let me break this down for you. The amount of body fuel or carbs, you need is largely determined by the intensity of your exercise.  Many people are not performing their cardiovascular exercise at the proper intensity, especially if their goal is weight loss.  There are a couple of key considerations in determining the proper intensity of cardio for yourself, one being the primary goal of your cardio, and the other being the proper determination of your target heart rate during exercise.

Vanishing Oatmeal Cookies (Trisha's Take On This)

Vanishing Oatmeal Cookies (Trisha’s Take On This)

Ingredients 

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake – Trisha DeHall Approved!!!!!!!

Crust
1/2 cup walnuts
1/2 cup almonds
4-5 dates
dash of salt

Grind all ingredients in a food processor until crumbly and sticky.
Press in the bottom and sides of a pie pan.

Filling
2 cups pumpkin puree
1 cup greek yogurt
1/4 to 1/2 cup honey
1 T lemon juice
1 T cinnamon
1/4 tsp sea salt

Hotel Workouts For The Holidays

Hotel Room Workouts

Jicama - The Unknown Perfect Food

Jicama is a crispy, sweet, edible root that resembles a turnip in physical appearance, although the plants are not related. Jicama has been cultivated in South America for centuries, and the vegetable is quite popular in Mexican cuisine. Jicama has a unique flavor that lends itself well to salads, salsas, and vegetable platters. The roots can sometimes grow to be quite large, although when they exceed the size of two fists, they begin to convert the sugars that give jicama its sweet flavor into starches, making the root somewhat woody to the taste.

Sweet Potato Protein Pancake Recipe

You will love this quick and easy recipe. Make a batch and keep them in the refrigerator for a snack, breakfast, or quick lunch.

Sweet Potato Protein Pancakes

1 medium sweet potato
2 egg whites
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoons oatmeal
1 scoop Elite protein powder (or any other brand of vanilla protein powder)
2 tablespoon ground flax seed

Maca Root

I have discovered a great food that I have been adding to my protein shakes and I just want to share it with all of you. It is the Maca root and I buy it at www.nutsonline.com. They have a ton of items you may love so be careful and don’t buy to much!!!! Now let me introduce you to the:
Maca Root

The Thyroid: Your Fat Burning Gland

The Thyroid: Your Fat Burning Gland
The thyroid gland is the main metabolism gland in your body. As said previously, if your thyroid is not working correctly, you will have a difficult time losing weight. However, the thyroid does so much more than that.
Every cell in the body has receptors for thyroid hormone
Low thyroid hormone leads to elevated cholesterol, triglycerides and gall stones
There’s a higher chance of mental retardation in children whose mothers had low thyroid function during pregnancy

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