3 Healthy Smoothie Bowls to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

3 Healthy Smoothie Bowls to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Healthy Breakfast Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Healthy Snacking Recipes, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal
By now, you’ve probably heard of smoothie bowls. The concept is simple: Pour a perfectly blended smoothie into a bowl instead of a glass. But the magic doesn’t stop there. Smoothie bowls are notoriously packed with delicious toppings, from granola and berries to nuts and chocolate. These nutritious recipes make the perfect healthy breakfast or quick-and-easy snack.Chocolate Peanut/Almond Butter BowlChocolate Peanut/Almond Butter BowlServes 1Ingredients4.5 oz Reveri Vanilla Almond Blossom1 fluid oz unsweetened almond milk1 oz natural unsalted peanut butter, or natural unsalted almond butter2 tbsp chocolate whey or vegan protein powder1 tbsp raw cacao nibs3.5 oz iceDirectionsAdd all ingredients to a blender. Blend on high until well-mixed.Pour mixture in a bowl and top with sliced banana, granola, chia seeds, walnuts or cacao nibs.Triple Berry BowlTriple Berry BowlServes 1Ingredients4.5 oz Reveri…
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Transitioning from Ms. Bikini Olympia to New Mom

Transitioning from Ms. Bikini Olympia to New Mom

Athlete Spotlight, Healthy Breakfast Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Life, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal, Women's Fitness Personalities
Nathalia MeloNathalia Melo fell in love with fitness early and was spending her allowance on a gym membership at age 14. Her love for all things exercise rocketed forward from there: In 2004, Melo moved from Brazil to Florida; in 2009, she was an IFBB Bikini pro; and in 2012, she was crowned Ms. Bikini Olympia. In 2014, however, Melo hung up her competition heels, moved to Ireland and got married. Though happy, Melo was left without a definitive career. “I did a lot of soul-searching to find that one thing in the fitness industry that gave me butterflies — but I kept coming up blank,” she says.Thanks for watching!Visit WebsiteA Pregnant PauseIn 2016, Melo became pregnant and watched helplessly as the body she had so meticulously trained, toned and…
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Gobble Up This Guilt-Free Thanksgiving Feast

Gobble Up This Guilt-Free Thanksgiving Feast

Healthy Dinner Recipes, Healthy Holiday Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal, Thanksgiving
These lighter Thanksgiving recipes are so darn tasty, even your pickiest family members won’t complain.Thanksgiving is a day when you’re practically encouraged to break out some elastic waistband pants, gorge yourself on high-calorie foods, and then lounge on the couch until it’s time to dig into leftovers. And while some embrace this as the perfect excuse for a massive cheat meal, others find these temptations nearly as stressful as their in-laws. Thankfully, it doesn’t have to be that way. With some simple tricks for cutting calorie corners, you can still serve versions of the traditional menu items you and your loved ones crave — and these lighter recipes are so darn tasty, even your pickiest family members won’t complain.“There’s no doubt that the scents and tastes of certain foods can…
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Get Fit Through Stand-up Paddleboarding

Get Fit Through Stand-up Paddleboarding

Athlete Spotlight, Healthy Breakfast Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Life, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal, Women's Fitness Personalities
Candice ApplebyGrowing up in San Clemente, California, Candice Appleby spent her weekends riding the waves and became captain of her high-school surf team. She moved to Hawaii for college and began winning surfing competitions all over the world. By all accounts, she was well on her way to a career in surfing — until she discovered stand-up paddleboarding (SUP). Appleby taught herself the sport by watching others and was soon competing against men in SUP racing and surfing — and winning. “My goal growing up was to be a professional surfer, but then stand-up paddling came along,” Appleby says. “Now I get to compete as a professional athlete in a sport that is not subjective and can surf for the pure joy of it without worrying about my next heat…
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Must-Try Reduced Guilt Recipes – Oxygen Magazine

Must-Try Reduced Guilt Recipes – Oxygen Magazine

Healthy Guilt-Free Desserts, Healthy Recipes for Women, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal
So go on — have your cake, then have some more cake!The holiday season sneaks up fast, and before you know it, we’ve gone from fruity smoothies to pumpkin spice everything to green-and-red goodies galore. But don’t resign yourself to the inevitable holiday weight gain — instead, use these recipes to stay mostly within your healthy eating program (it is the holidays after all!) and enjoy some reduced-guilt holiday cheer.Though some recipes contain some less-healthy ingredients (e.g., butter), the quantities are minimal and are overshadowed by benefits from items like nuts, seeds, berries and omegas. What’s more, the grams of sugar per serving is in the single digits, the carbs are less than 16 grams and each recipe is 270 calories or less per serving. So go on — have…
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Healthy New You with Katie Corio

Healthy New You with Katie Corio

Athlete Spotlight, Glute Workouts for Women, Healthy Dinner Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Life, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal, Women's Fitness Personalities, Workouts For Women
Healthy New You with Katie CorioNew Year’s is approaching fast, and if you’re like 99 percent of the world, part of your resolution is to get fit/lose weight/eat healthy. Unfortunately, the majority of resolutioners will abandon their healthy goals by March, and so continues the cycle of gym memberships that go unused. So also continues the cycle of quick-fix programs and yo-yo diets, which not only do a number on your metabolism but which also undermine your confidence.“I have been there,” says Katie Corio, NPC bikini competitor and creator of Oxygen’s Healthy New You online education program. “I have felt the guilt and the low self-esteem that comes with being out of shape. I understand what it is to want to be fit and healthy, but to have it seem…
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Karina’s Favorite Seafood Recipes – Oxygen Magazine

Karina’s Favorite Seafood Recipes – Oxygen Magazine

Healthy Dinner Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Healthy Seafood Recipes, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal, The Oxygen Challenge
  Zucchini Swordfish Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 large zucchini, sliced into thin, 3-inch strips ½ tsp black pepper 1 box precut white or oyster mushrooms Handful black olives, chopped 1 tbsp canned jalapenos, minced 2 1-lb swordfish steaks, fresh or frozen 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp black truffle oil 1 tsp balsamic glaze 1 bunch thyme, stems removed Instructions: Turn on broiler to 550 degrees In a medium pan, add oil and thyme. Cook for 2 minutes on medium, then add zucchini. Season with pepper. Cook, stirring frequently, for 10 minutes. Heat a separate pan to medium, add oil and mushrooms and cook for five minutes. Add olives, jalapenos and balsamic glaze and heat through. Remove from heat. Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Season swordfish with…
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Jen’s Favorite Recipe for Spicy Stuffed Peppers

Jen’s Favorite Recipe for Spicy Stuffed Peppers

Healthy Dinner Recipes, Healthy Recipes for Women, Nutrition for Women, Recipes By Meal, The Oxygen Challenge
Spicy Stuffed PeppersServes 3Ingredients:3 medium bell peppers (any color) 2 tbsp olive oil1 small onion, chopped1 1/2 tsp salt, plus more to taste1/4 teaspoon black pepper, plus more to taste 1/2 cup shredded carrot8 ounces cremini mushrooms, stems removed, chopped 1 pound Laura’s Lean Beef1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 tsp oregano1/4 tsp smoked paprika1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, plus more to taste 2 tbsp tomato paste1 (28–ounce) can crushed tomatoes 1/2 cup cooked brown rice1 large handful of roughly chopped fresh spinach 2 tbsp chopped fresh basilJuice of 1/2 lemon1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (optional) 3/4 cup chicken stockInstructions: Preheat the oven to 400°F.Prepare the bell peppers by cutting them in half through the stem and removing the core. Place in a large baking dish, cut side up, and set…
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