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Metabolism Boosting Morning Sundae

Posted on 15. Feb, 2011 in Food

Instead of your usual breakfast, begin your day with this metabolism-boosting sundae to start burning fat in the morning. It’s high in protein and good fats and contains a bit of caffeine from matcha green tea to get your day off to an energized and refreshing start. It may be just what you need to get through your weight-loss plateau.

Ingredients

1/2 cup low-fat Greek yogurt

1 banana

1/2 cup strawberries

Unsweetened coconut, to taste

Ground flaxseed, to desired consistency

Matcha green tea powder, to taste (available at health food stores)

Directions

Combine all ingredients and enjoy.

Weekly Tips for May 24, 2010

Posted on 23. May, 2010 in Uncategorized

Tips from RockIt Mom:

1. GREEN- Not sure what to do with all your plastic hotel cards, empty gift cards, old library cards and expired rewards cards?  You can now (more…)

Corn, Mango & Edamame Salad

Posted on 11. Apr, 2010 in Food

Super easy summer salad with high protein and fiber, is it too good to be true?

2 cups shelled edamame

1.5 cups corn kernels (preferably fresh)

1.5 cups of mango cubes

1 cup chopped tomato (preferably Roma)

1/2 cup chopped red onion

2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro – without stems

1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice

3/4 tsp. salt (preferably rock/sea salt)

1/4 tsp. ground black pepper

Prepare edamame, rinse with cool water and set aside. Put all ingredients into large bowl and add edamame. Toss well. Refrigerate about 30 min. and serve. Also, can be served at room temperature it all depends on your preference. Makes 6 servings. Per serving: 160 calories, 9 gr. protein, 6 gr. fiber.

Thanks to Prevention Fit Over 40 book for such great suggestions for this amazing easy and healthy salad.