Staying Healthy During the Winter Season

  With packed social schedules, colder weather and the added stress of the holiday season it’s easy to let a cold or bug get you down. Here are 5 tips to help you stay healthy this season. Make excuses to move – Park your car far away in the mall parking lot, go...

Egg & Hashbrown Breakfast Muffins

By Maya Hayes These easy make-ahead egg muffins have just enough potatoes to make them a bit more filling as well as kid-friendly. Reheat them in the microwave for an easy breakfast or lunch. You can swap out any of the filling according to your tastes and what you...

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Source: Vincent Merritt, Active Wellness Satisfy your pumpkin-spice cravings while boosting antioxidants with this refreshing treat! Simply blend all ingredients until smooth. INGREDIENTS6 oz Almond Milk2 TBSP yogurt2 TBSP canned pumpkin1 tsp carmel1 scoop of Whey1...

Insta Chicken Tacos

When working and working out leaves little time in the kitchen, let your pressure cooker or slow cooker prep your delicious and festive weeknight dinner!Ingredients:4 chicken breasts, one jar salsa, favorite taco toppings.Directions:Place 4 chicken breasts in a slow...

Protein Bowl Meal Inspo

Bowls are all the rage- and for good reason. They are usually a healthy mix of protein, carbs and healthy fats and an easy go-to for lunch or dinner.  There are so many different ways you can build your bowl, but here is my favorite. The important thing to remember is...

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...