Posts belonging to Category Healthy Recipes

Stirfry Shrimp & Green Beans

get about 1 to 2 lbs of green beans. clean, dice with large wok, spray pam, add 1 tbsp oil and large tbsp chopped garlic get hot and add beans. cover, stir every min, add tsp of water as needed. when almost done, add 1 lb of cleaned shrimp.. cook hot, toss, cover, toss, cover.. […]

Jasmine brown rice w/ red beans by Round Rock, Pflugerville personal trainer

Using 2.5 c of low sodium broth to 1 c of jasmine brown rice, cook til done. in a large wok, spray pam and 2 tbsp healthy oil. saute 2 gloves of  shallots and 2 tbsp chopped garlic , add rice and drained red beans, season with sea salt… makes approx 8 servings. it will  last all […]

Shrimp Barley Soup… Yumm..

1 tsp olive oil 1/2 chopped onion 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 3 cloves garlic, peeled 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 stalk celery, diced 1…bay leaf 1/4  tsp thyme 1/2 c canned red kidney beans, rinsed and drained 16 large shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed 1/3 cup pearl barley 1.ln a heavy soup pot, heat […]

Stirfry Red Cabbage

In a wok or large skillet, 1 tbsp coconut oil and  1/2 tbsp olive oil, heat, minced garlic. slice red cabbage thin and pull it apart when oil is hot, toss cabbage in.  stir every min or so, if needed add 1 tbsp water. cover. cooks in 5 to 7 minutes.   It should be soft.

A Healthy Muffin Recipe

Pre heat oven 350 degrees 2 C of wheat/quality grain flour 1 c Oat bran ½ C of sugar or splenda 1 tbs baking power 1 tbs baking soda Mix all dry ingredients together 3 med bananas mashed 4 egg whites ¼ c of olive oil 8 oz fat free sour cream 2 tbs vanilla […]

Round Rock, Cedar Park, Georgetown, and Pflugerville Personal Training

Portion Size Estimates Here’s a fast and simple way to know if you’re really eating a single portion. Carbohydrates What it is: As the body’s main fuel source, carbohydrates help build energy for the brain and muscles. Carbs  include whole grain breads, pastas, brown rice, couscous, quinoa and potatoes. Portion Size:  A fistful is equal to one serving of carbs (this will […]

Baby Spinach Goat Cheese Omelettes

2- 1 oz slices whole grain bread 4 tsp raw honey Omelettes: 2 Large eggs 5 egg whites 1/4 c skim milk 2 tsp safflower oil and /or spray pam Fillings: 2 C baby spinach 4 scallions finely chopped 1/2 tsp rosemay 2 oz goat cheese crumbled 1/4 tsp sea salt in med bowl, whisk […]

A complete physical fitness program should include:

Cardiovascular fitness such as cycling, jogging, lap swimming, and aerobic classes Strength and endurance training with weights such as dumbbells, cable pulley or bodyweight such as a pushup Flexibility, such as yoga or stretching Athletic exercises to build power, agility, balance such as kickboxing, rock-wall climbing or jumping drills Body fat measurements to know the […]

Eating for health!

I wanted to start this blog because so many people make unhealthy eating choices. Then there are those who make good selection but the serving size is too large, or make a meal all carbs. I am not a nutritionist but very knowledgeable about healthy eating options. Attend a lot of seminar about nutrition for […]

Round Rock, Pflugerville, cedar park Fitness trainer : Is Being Fat Contagious?

Is Being Fat Contagious? In 2007, researchers at Harvard Medical School released a study that found a person’s chance of becoming obese appeared to climb by 57 percent if a friend of the same sex was obese. Among close mutual friends, the risk of obesity climbed by 171 percent. A 2008 study found similar results […]