Traveling Workout Tips

Working out on the road can be challenging with different routines and maybe a different time zone, and without your normal health club or training partners to rely on. That doesn’t mean that exercise needs to take a vacation! Instead take the opportunity to change...

Super Simple Almond Protein Balls

By Maya Hayes, MPH, Certified Nutrition Educator | healthhandled.comThese fast and easy protein balls are a great portable snack if you are on the go. Perfect for before or after a workout or an afternoon pick-me-up.   You can modify them by using a different type of...

Raise the Roof with Wall Slides

Try wall slides to help counteract extended hours spent in front of a computer or commuting or traveling. Active Challenge: complete 10 wall slides daily for the next 30 days to noticeably improve shoulder aches, back pain and posture.Stand against a wall with feet...

Easy Power Protein Shake

By Maya Hayes, MPH, Certified Nutrition Educator | healthhandled.comTreat yourself to this quick and easy protein shake before or after a workout, or as an alternative to that mid-afternoon cup of coffee or snack.TIP: stash a few bananas in your freezer for added...

Zoodles With Simple Turkey Bolognese

By Maya Hayes, MPH, Certified Nutrition Educator | healthhandled.comWinter comfort food lightens up with zucchini noodles (“zoodles”), as a delicious and healthier alternative to pasta! Zoodles come together in minutes alongside this quick and easy ground turkey and...

Mediterranean Chicken Skillet

By Maya Hayes, MPH, Certified Nutrition Educator | healthhandled.com This healthy combo of chicken and Mediterranean flavors comes together quickly and is delicious alongside some whole grain bread, served over polenta, or kept low-carb on top of cauliflower rice or...

Coconut Flour Banana Pancakes

Delight your holiday company or upgrade your own weekend breakfast with these delicious pancakes. Coconut flour provides an added source of protein and more calorie-free fiber than other wheat and flour alternatives. Look for it at Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, or your...

Healthy Chicken Adobo

By Manda Wong, Active Wellness Team Member October is Filipino American History Month. Enjoy this healthier take on the popular Filipino dish, adobo. Chicken is braised with coconut aminos, apple cider vinegar and garlic, making this dish soy and gluten free, and high...

Vinaigrette Salad Niçoise with Seared Tuna

By Maya Hayes, MPH, Certified Nutrition Educator | healthhandled.com This lovely, healthy and filling salad provides a great combination of protein, carbs, fiber and healthy fats to power you through even the busiest of days! Note: This recipe can easily be made...

Exercise: A Powerful Recovery Tool

By Guest Contributor Susan Treadway If you’re in recovery for a drug or alcohol problem, congratulations. Being clean and sober is something to be proud of and you’ve accomplished a difficult task. But your work has just begun; recovery is a lifelong process and...