The #1 Problem With The Paleo Diet – SOLVED

The #1 Problem With The Paleo Diet - SOLVED | Paleo Recipes | www.simplebeautifullife.net

So many of us have trouble dieting, sticking to our diets, or cannot even fathom the word “diet.” Well, thats OK. There are so many different types of diets out there that it seems almost impossible to randomly take a gamble on one of them! I just wanted to talk to you guys about one of the most popular diets out there right now and that’s the “Paleo Diet.”

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Should You Eat Breakfast Before You Exercise? The Scientific TRUTH Revealed

Should You Eat Breakfast Before You Exercise? The Scientific Truth Revealed | www.simplebeautifullife.net

There are countless myths and theories about whether or not you should eat breakfast before a workout, and that one may be more beneficial than the other. Some say working out on an empty stomach helps to burn more fat. But, what really happens inside of your body?

As someone who has been studying exercise science and human physiology in university for a few years now, I’m able to come to a conclusion about this issue. Without getting too in depth, the following information (backed up by science!) will enlighten you about the processes your body goes through when you eat and when you don’t eat before you exercise. Should you eat before a workout to burn fat quicker? We’ll answer this below. If you’re in a rush to find out, scroll down to The Final Verdict. 🙂

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Zuppa Toscana Recipe – Olive Garden CopyCat

Zuppa Toscana Recipe – Olive Garden CopyCat

So, Kale is this super important food (which is why it gets a capital ‘K’) and we’re supposed to (according to some super smart people somewhere) eat it regularly. I have known this for a while but chose to ignore it because – Ewww, kale!. Leafy green vegetables aren’t anywhere near the top of my food pyramid… honestly, they’re not even on the thing. I don’t like spinach or cabbage and can only tolerate turnip/collard greens if they are cooked

I have known this for a while but chose to ignore it because – Ewww, kale!. Leafy green vegetables aren’t anywhere near the top of my food pyramid… honestly, they’re not even on the thing. I don’t like spinach or cabbage and can only tolerate turnip/collard greens if they are cooked just right, which is a rarity.

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Quorn Meatless Meals that Taste Good!

Quorn Meatless Meals that Taste Good!

In collaboration with Quorn

Whether you are a vegetarian/vegan, or just want to eat less meat there are going to be people who grill you about your decisions. One of the most common questions is “But where does your protein come from?”

Since meat is one of the most prominent sources of protein, people assume that vegetarians don’t get enough protein.  The truth is there are plenty of meat-free options that deliver a healthy amount of protein. I’m going to tell you about one of those sources right now!

Quorn Meatless Meals

Quorn is a meat free solution that fits in with everyone’s lifestyle – vegetarian or not. Basically, Quorn is the simple way to make your favorite meals healthier and meat free. With less fat and calories than {most meats}, Quorn gives you flavorful choices instead of attempting to live on salad and soups alone. Quorn is also cholesterol-free and packed with protein, fiber, and essential amino acids.

The beauty of Quorn, besides what I’ve already mentioned, is that it can easily be substituted for any meats in your favorite recipes. While I’m not a vegetarian myself, I do limit the amount of meat I eat. Having an option like Quorn readily available makes it a lot more tempting to nix the meat for good. Being able to swap out meats and replace them with a wholesome ingredient is also a money saver, so why am I still eating meat?!

Quorn makes it easy to switch from meat to their products. They have a replacement for everything! Quorn Chik’n Nuggets are understandably popular along with their Soy-Free Turk’y Roasts, Meatless & Soy-Free Quarter Pounders, and {meatless & soy free} Sausage Patties and Links. There is something for everyone!!

You can find Quorn in retailers nationwide, like Target, Walmart, and Whole Foods. Check the product locator to find a store near you.

I have been browsing the Quorn website and Facebook page and found some mouth-watering recipes.

Quorn Meatless Recipes
For instance, this Vegan Szechuan Stir Fry, or Quorn Chicken Cacciatore

Quorn Recipesor how about this Quorn Mexican Quesadilla, or Quorn Naked Chik’n Cutlets in Red Pesto Sauce

The bottom line is that vegetarians have a ton of options when it comes to nutrition. Long gone are the days of tasteless, gross foods – Quorn is making sure of that!

It’s Sandwich Time with Brownberry® Whole Grains 100% Whole Wheat

It’s Sandwich Time with Brownberry® Whole Grains 100% Whole Wheat

The coupons for product redemption, information, and gift card have been provided by Brownberry® Bread.

As much as I love moving from state to state, city to city, I hate the actual moving process. Mainly the packing part. This latest adventure is taking me to … drumroll, pleaseMarion, Iowa.

Anticlimactic, isn’t it?

You probably thought I was going somewhere awesome like New York, or Los Angeles. Instead, it’s someplace you have probably never heard of. That’s what makes this exciting for me; at least, that’s what I’m telling myself.

Our move in date is April 1st and I’m still gathering the packing supplies. I have less than 20 days to get the apartment packed up while still being able to live comfortably while we wait.

It's Sandwich Time with Brownberry® Whole Grains 100% Whole Wheat

This means I spend most of my days sitting on the floor surrounded by unsurpassable mounds of knick-knacks, whatchamacallits, and whosawhatsis. Sorting through what goes and what stays. Forcibly reminding myself to label each box so when the toilet paper runs out we know where to get more.

With my time being devoted to packing and cleaning I don’t have a ton of time to do much else. That includes cooking. See, the way I figure it since it’s just the two of us we can survive the next few weeks on sandwiches and takeout. This way we don’t have to worry about a ton of dishes or wasting time in the kitchen.

In order to keep it at least somewhat healthy, I did pick up some whole grain bread from Walmart. Brownberry® Whole Grains 100% Whole Wheat Bread to be exact 🙂

Brownberry® Whole Grains 100% Whole Wheat Bread

Brownberry® Whole Grains 100% Whole Wheat Bread

Brownberry® Whole Grains 100% Whole Wheat sliced bread is premium bread with a whopping 23g of whole grains per slice! It has 100 calories per slice and has 3 g of fiber per slice. Brownberry® Whole Grains 100% Whole Wheat sliced bread has no high fructose corn syrup or artificial colors or flavoring. Brownberry® bread is available in the Midwestern U.S. and can be found across the Eastern U.S. as Arnold® bread

I have a Pinterest board dedicated to sandwiches that is being put to good use!

Follow Amber Killmon (Simple Beautiful Life)’s board Sandwiches on Pinterest.
The Brownberry® Whole Grains 100% Whole Wheat takes away the guilt since it’s the healthier option and amazingly fresh. The thick slices are perfect for any sandwich, no matter how much you pile on.