Going vegan

Going vegan

Hello! I wanted to take the time today and talk about 2 important things for all vegan-ites: Amino Acids add Protein. Amino acids!!!! Everyone talks about proper protein and iron. Amino acids are all alone in the corner forgotten. Amino acids are essential to your body. Protein and iron are everywhere in food, but amino acids are the building blocks of muscle. I've tried going vegan several times and when I took amino acid supplements I craved meat MUCH LESS. I also felt less tired. However do not dispair, below are a list of vegan... Read More

By: JazzyGurl Wednesday April 11, 2018 comments Tags: Vegan foods, Vegan nutrition , Vegan protein

Jazzzy-ola bars

Jazzzy-ola bars

Granola bars! My all time favorite. But boy are they expensive for what you get! No problem because yo gurl Jazzy has your back! Jazzy-olabars! This recipe cost about the same as the boxed stuff but you get waaaaay more of it and there are no cheap fillers. You can choose whatever is on sale at the store! This is just a guideline for measurements and flavor pairings. The splurge ingredient is the neemhoney. If you have honey at home, don't feel the need to buy it just for this recipe. I found this honey on a BOGOfree sale and fell in... Read More

By: JazzyGurl Wednesday April 4, 2018 comments Tags: granola bar recipe, easy granola bar recipe, healthy granola bar recipe

Blueberry blender muffins

Blueberry blender muffins

Jazzy here! Back by popular demand. I posting this recipe again for all of the new Jazzy gurls joining us. I added blueberriesbecause these are so easy and healthy to incorporate. This recipe is sooooo easy! I make these all the time for a quick snack or breakfast. I hope you get as addicted to this little beauties as I did. Give Little Debbie a run for her money!! Tee Hee:-) The splurge ingredient is the coconut nectar. It's like maple syrup but lower on the glycemic indexand has a richer flavor in my opinion. Try and see if you like... Read More

By: JazzyGurl Wednesday March 28, 2018 comments Tags: Blueberry blender muffin , Blueberry muffin

Ice cream vs gelato

Ice cream vs gelato

Hi Jazzy gurls! Let's talk about ice cream vs gelato. Its all about the ice crystals! Small ice crystals which equals to a creamy texture requires 2 things: sugar and fat. Gelato is lower in fat as advertised but higher in sugar. Ice cream high fat (and taste ever so good!) but can contain less sugar. Let me break it down for you: In order for a frozen treat to be legally labeled as ice cream, it is required to have at least 10% dairy fat which usually consists of whole milk, cream and eggs. Ice cream is churned at a high speed... Read More

By: JazzyGurl Wednesday March 14, 2018 comments Tags: Ice cream vs gelato, Difference between ice cream amd gelato

Spinach Dip

Spinach Dip

Hello Jazzy here! No matter if it's a sports game or just wannaget together we all love cups want dip. Try this on for size. Notice the lack of salt. Since the chips are salty you can completely skip the salt in the dip. You win miss it I promise.There is also no milk or creams either. You will be using the water from the frozen spinach to make the sauce. Yayfor cutting calories!! The splurge ingredient is the soft cheese. Try going for a vegetarian version. Less calories and fat. The Goods: 3 cups frozen spinach 3 tbsolive... Read More

By: JazzyGurl Wednesday March 7, 2018 comments Tags: Spinach Dip, Healthy Spinach Dip

Healthy peanut butter cups

Healthy peanut butter cups

Peanut butter cups are an all time favorite! However, they are not the best for you. In Jazzy's world if yore gonna do the deed and eat the calorieslet's make them as healthy as possible. Thebelow recipe is a great cheat treat . The splurge ingredient is the peanut butter. Feel free to try honey roasted oreven almond butter. If you are looking for an invitation to get creative this is it! The Goods: 6 tbsmelted coconutoil 12 tbspeanut butter (honey roasted is my fav) 1/8 tps salt 1/4 cup cacao powder 4 tps coconut... Read More

By: JazzyGurl Thursday March 1, 2018 comments Tags: Healthy peanut butter cups

The dreaded apple body shape blog

The dreaded apple body shape blog

Ugh! I've been debating on writing this one. My heart was broken when I discovered I was an apple/inverted triangle. Yep, broad shoulders, big boobs and no butt. So sad. When I was doing crossfit I literally started to look like a boy with the developed shoulders and arms. Being an apple also means all my fat stores in my tummy, arms, and neck. I looked like a husky football player. What a crock! So I'm supposed to look like a lolly pop on two stick legs my whole life? Not to fear! Apple's can be healthyand beautiful! It... Read More

By: JazzyGurl Wednesday February 28, 2018 comments Tags: Apple shape, How to eat for an apple shape

Poached salmon

Poached salmon

Let's learn a new culinary skill today. Poaching!!! No not the illegal kind. The awesome healthy cooking kind! Poaching is a healthy way to pack flavor onto a proteinwithout frying or breading. The splurge ingredient is the salmon. Look to a filletthat hasthick white lines. That is the good fat and will keep the fillet from getting dried out during th cooking process. The Goods: 4oz wild caught salmon raw 2 cardamom pods 1 bay leaf 1/2 lemon sliced 2 inches of water in a pan 1 tps red chili flakes ... Read More

By: JazzyGurl Wednesday February 21, 2018 comments Tags: Poached salmon, How to poach salmon

Surviving pms. With healthy intact

Surviving pms. With healthy intact

Ugh! PMS is awful. Ya know, when everything ticks you off and you just wanna eat everything? Even the most disciplined jazzy gurls succumbto this horrible hormone from time to time. Like today I ate a banana, an apple, a pear, 1/2 cup of trail mix, a snack bag of potato chips, and a salad that contained a whole head of romaine lettuce. And I'm still hungry!!! This Jazzy girl is guilty of the hungriestoo! Not to worry! Here are some of my favpmshealthy craving foods: Magical pms bread to the rescue! Full of coconutoil, bananas,... Read More

By: JazzyGurl Wednesday February 14, 2018 comments Tags: pms cravings

Awesome Sauce!

Awesome Sauce!

Back by popular demand! This cheat treat sauce is the bomb! The splurge ingredient is theheavenlyorganics neem honey. I usually don't promote brands but this honey is special and it's worth the price it has a very unique flavor and you're going to fall in love with it I promise. Neem has benefitslikeaiding with high bloodpressure, diabetes, and gum disease. The Goods: 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 2 tbs crushed red pepper 1 cup of water 1/4 for salt 1 cup sunflower mayo 1 cup of heavenly Organics neemhoney ... Read More

By: JazzyGurl Wednesday February 7, 2018 comments




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