Healthy Tuna Melt

I always forget about canned tuna, when I think about protein sources. I’ve always got a few cans in my pantry for the kids. It’s inexpensive, quick, and easy.  Tuna sandwiches on squishy white bread were a beloved staple of my childhood. If I was feeling really grown-up, I would pan-toast one with about two … More Healthy Tuna Melt

Product Review: Mauer Sports Nutrition Classic Protein Bars

One of the cool things about being a fitness blogger is having PR reps contact you and ask if you’d like samples of things for review. I don’t know about you, but I’ve always got one eye on the horizon for a new, interesting workout or healthy food option, and what’s better than having someone send you … More Product Review: Mauer Sports Nutrition Classic Protein Bars

Greek Shrimp

I’m not always big on cooking seafood, as much as I love to eat it, because it can be so fussy to cook with. But I love this recipe. It has great savory flavors with good balance, and a nice fresh brightness. It’s really quick and easy to throw together, too! Greek Shrimp 2 tbsp olive … More Greek Shrimp


There are a looooot of protein bars out on the market these days, and a lot of reasons to find controversy over whether to like one over another: processed vs unprocessed, sugar vs sugar alcohols, soluble vs insoluble vs “fake” fiber.  I think it’s worthwhile to educate yourself on what all those things mean and … More Addiction

Spinach Egg Toast

Fast and tasty breakfast with a little oomph: whole grain toast spread with Dijon or whole grain mustard, ½ oz crumbled feta or goat cheese, a sunny side up egg, and some wilted spinach. Yay protein for breakfast! Thanks to Smitten Kitchen for the recipe.