Oatmega Bars

I don’t know if you’re anything like me, but every time I see a new and different protein bar on the shelf, I pick it up. Maybe I’ll love this one? Maybe it won’t have the texture of dried glue? Maybe it’ll taste like a cookie but won’t be 300+ calories and have to stay … More Oatmega Bars

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

Finding Balance: Food

I don’t know whether you’ve noticed, but I’ve put on a few pounds over the last three or four months. Personal stress, packing and moving, and just general laziness and threw me right out of balance, and before I knew it I was completely out of all my routines. Sure, sure, it’s hard to exercise when you’re … More Finding Balance: Food

Stress Eating

Are you stress eater or a stress non-eater? When I’m under stress, I don’t eat (like, at all), and then I have to remind myself to shove something down. I won’t cook when I’m that stressed, so it comes down to fast food, or convenience foods. It is SO AWESOME that there are healthy options … More Stress Eating


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