What To Eat Before A Workout

It is already that time of year again: people’s New Year’s resolutions are starting to fade into oblivion again. People who started exercising at the beginning of the New Year are already losing interest because they aren’t seeing the results they want fast enough, and the workouts are becoming more sporadic at best. For those…

The Best Post Workout Foods

After a cardio, or even a strength-training exercise, you may end up feeling exhausted. It’s best for your body if you’ve already figured out what you’ll eat after the workout. In fact, post workout foods are considered the most important meal of the day. And if you’re wondering why (like many others who shy away from…

HMR Recipe – Apple Oatmeal Bread with HMR Multigrain Cereal

Here is a recipe that will help satisfy your craving for something baked and keep you on track! Apple Oatmeal Bread (recipe from Facebook – HMR Diet) You will need: 6 packages HMR Multigrain Cereal 4 1/2 cups water 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup splenda (optional) 6 apples 3 tsp baking powder 1 small package sugar-free,…

HMR Recipe – Banana Split Shake

Banana splits….they remind me of summertime on Cape Cod.  After a day at the beach, we would go out to get ice cream at the local ice cream shop…banana splits were always a favorite!  Now that I am older (and wiser), I don’t indulge in banana splits like I did as a kid.  But, this…

Vegan Recipe – Couscous Confetti Salad

Here is a recipe for a delicious and nutrition-packed soup full of flavor! Curried Lentil Soup (recipe from Nutrition MD) You will need: 1 cup dry lentils 1 onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, sliced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 tsp ground cumin 8 cups water or vegetable broth (or combination) 1/2 cup dry couscous (I…

What Are you Hungry For? Full Life’s Healthy Lifestyle Blog

You have lost it.  Twice, three, four times?  You are losing it again… and this time it’s different!   But is it?Statistically, only about 5% of people who lose weight maintain their weight loss long term.  Which means that 95% of dieters reading this blog have, at some point gained, their weight back.  The question…

HMR Multigrain Cereal Cookie Recipe

You will need: 3 Packets HMR Multigrain Cereal 1 cup hot water 2 packets HMR 70+ Vanilla Shake 2 TB cornmeal 2 TB whole wheat flour 1/4 cup canned pumpkin 1 tsp Vanilla extract 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp nutmeg pinch salt  Directions: Mix HMR Multigrain cereal and hot water, let…

Tuscan-Style Minestrone Soup

You will need:                            1/2 head of cabbage, preferably Savoy 1 large red onion, chopped 1 celery rib, chopped 4 garlic cloves, peeled 1 large carrot, sliced 1/2 bunch of kale, stems removed and leaves cut into strips, about 3 cups tightly packed 1 large potato, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes 6 cups reduced…

HMR Shake Recipe – Blueberry Cheesecake

You Will Need:                               2 scoops HMR 120 Vanilla Shake (or 2 packets)            1+ cup cold water                             6 – 10 ice cubes                                1 cup frozen blueberries                         1TB fat-free, sugar-free Cheesecake Jell-O Pudding Directions: Pour water in blender, less for a thick shake, more for a smoothie. Add HMR 120 Shake, Jell-O Pudding, and frozen blueberries.  Mix on…

HMR Shake Recipe – Vanilla Chai Hottie

You will need:   1 Scoop HMR 120 Vanilla Shake 3/4 C Boiling Water 1 Chai Teabag Dash cinnamon (optional) Sweetener (optional)                          Directions: Brew tea, pour in blender. Add shake mix and blend on high until frothy. Add sweetener and top with cinnamon.