Quick Cooking Quinoa

Quinoa is pronounced keen-wa), and is a grain that comes from South America. It is an ancient super food of the Inca civilization, known as the mother grain.   NUTRITION: Quinoa contains  more protein than any other grain.  It is a great source of fiber and loaded with many vitamins and minerals such as heart-healthy …

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Satisfying Snacks

Again think protein and fiber to help fill you up for your snacks! Protein choices may include, deli meats, dairy, edamame (soybeans), nuts and more.  Fiber choices may include fruits, vegetables, whole grains and more.   Here are some of my favorites.   Greek yogurt – 10 to 15 grams of protein per serving!  Make sure …

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Snacks Ideas

Think protein and fiber to help fill you up! Here are some of my favorites * 15-20 peanuts (try honey roasted, smoked, or even butter toffee to satisfy your cravings) * turkey pepperoni  or Canadian bacon pizza slices with whole grain crackers (watch the sodium – make sure the rest of the meals are lower) …

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