Top 5 Best SuperFoods You Should be Eating

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Imagine that the foods you were eating today were actually lowering your cholesterol, promoting healthy fat loss, reducing your risk of heart disease and cancer - and even putting you in a better mood! Foods that contain an abundance of essential nutrients, are easy to find - and easy to cook - top my list for foods with "super" benefits - and will fuel your body with everything it needs for optimal health. Here are the top 5 foods that I include in my daily (and/or weekly) diet, some tips … [Read more...]

Dining In: Sesame Baked Chicken with Garlic and Greens

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I am notorious for cooking fast, healthy dinners that taste so good friends say, I wish I could order this kind of food in a restaurant! I remember many dinners at nice places that had me scrambling to find something to order that was gluten free, wasn't cooked with a ton of saturated fat or sodium-drenched sauce, and tasted like real food - maybe you can relate? Bottom line is that having great food we can eat at home is key in building and maintaining a healthy body and lifestyle. We're … [Read more...]

The Urban Hunter-Gatherer’s Favorite Green: Health Benefits of Kale

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Hi FitFam, my name is Betty Rocker and I am obsessed with Kale.So much so, one friend has nicknamed me the "Baby Gorilla." haha! This photo is from lunch at Whole Foods. I have been enjoying the flagship store so much since I've been in Austin - I've actually eaten there every day! I've had kale salad (like the awesome one in the picture), kale smoothies (with coconut water, frozen strawberries, ginger and a Raw protein powder packet), raw kale by the fistful....and now, let me tell you … [Read more...]

Rosemary Hemp-Seed Turkey Bites and Sauteed Kale

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Here's a super easy, delicious and awesome Fitness Food Dinner Idea. If you're a regular on my website or in my Instagram feed you've seen my Sesame Herbed Turkey Bites in other great recipes I make (like Fire-Roasted Awesome Tomato Soup, or Gluten-Free Pizza with Pesto). I wanted to make them the other night but I realized I forgot to get sesame seeds - oh no! - but I did have hemp seeds on hand(read more about the numerous health benefits of hemp seeds). Here's the Recipe: Turkey … [Read more...]

Cowboy Eggs

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As my new residence is the Lonestar State, I thought it fitting that my first Sunday breakfast was Cowboy Eggs. I first saw these hollowed-out toast breakfast bombs in the movie Moonstruck many years ago, and loved the idea but for some reason had never tried them. I found a coffee scoop today that looked like the perfect size to hollow out a center, and went to work! Traditionally, you would butter the bread and cook it like Grilled cheese. Instead of that, I opted for toasting mine … [Read more...]