chickpea shake

Chickpea Shake: Light Meal or Post-Workout Nutrition

I thought up of this shake this past weekend when I wanted a light lunch packed with nutrients. The weekends are typically my recovery days, when I don't workout, so I tend to eat lighter lunches then. This shake is full of carbs, protein and fiber, so it's also good post-workout food. Chickpeas are filling,… Continue reading Chickpea Shake: Light Meal or Post-Workout Nutrition

yogurt pineapple pulp chia flax

Pineapple Pudding

I put some pineapple chunks in our home juicer and used the pulp for an impromptu pudding by stirring it into plain yogurt. I added a blend of chia and flax seeds for a nutritional boost. It's good for breakfast, snacking or dessert. The sweetness of the pineapple balances the sourness of the yogurt, and… Continue reading Pineapple Pudding

The Ginger People ginger candy

Snack Attack: The Ginger People Ginger Candy

I'm a big fan of The Ginger People's Uncrystallized Bare Ginger. The company is in Fiji, and the product I bought is made in Fiji, but their reach is global--you can buy their products at Trader Joe's, and the company claims to be the top ginger brand in the world. This ginger candy has that… Continue reading Snack Attack: The Ginger People Ginger Candy


Cornbread in Chuck Rib Drippings

I made cornbread last Sunday to get breakfast ready for the short work week. The cornbread mix isn't original--I used Jiffy corn muffin mix--but I gave it my own twist by cooking it in my cast iron skillet where the juices of beef chuck ribs have been pooling from previous meals. The muffin mix just… Continue reading Cornbread in Chuck Rib Drippings