asparagus

Dairy-Free Hollandaise Sauce

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Asparagus is one vegetable that I had to learn to love. I wasn’t too fond of the distinct taste on my first try; however I didn’t lose all hope from there. My trainer has me eating bunches of asparagus with my daily meals in order to get a good source of fiber, folate, and vitamins A, C, E, and K. The high levels of amino acid asparagine found in asparagus help serve as a natural diuretic. I love this aspect because it may help rid the body of excess salts, which in turn leaves me feeling less bloated. Sometimes I […]

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Eat Like Schwarzenegger’s Fitness Advisor

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As an aspiring bodybuilder, and someone who recently started training for my first physique show, it is my humble opinion that Arnold Schwarzenegger is the greatest bodybuilder of all time. I count him as one of my personal heroes and someone I admire. Very few people have accomplished as much as he has in one lifetime. Recently I found an AMA, short for Ask Me Anything, done by one of Arnold’s fitness advisors, Adam Bornstein, on the popular social discussion board site, Reddit.com. Needless to say, I was ecstatic; this was a chance to get a behind the scenes look […]

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Quick Shrimp Alfredo

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I’m not a huge fan of shrimp, it’s one of those foods that I have to be in the mood for if that makes any sense? My husband calls me crazy for it but sometimes I’m just not a huge seafood fanatic, however he loves it! I decided to incorporate a few of our favorite foods into a pasta dish and it turned out quite tasty. It’s another one of my quick and easy meals, I find them great since I work full-time and I have a toddler running around destroying the house while I try to cook! Sound familiar to anyone? […]

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