Love Starbucks protein-rich sous vide eggs? These are even fluffier and only take 30 seconds to make

October 19, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Starbucks sous vide egg bites are are a favorite grab-and-go breakfast for many healthy eaters. And it’s true—they are tasty, and with 12 grams of protein, they really are a clutch energy-providing morning meal or post-workout snack. No disrespect to Starbucks, but I recently discovered a sous vide … Continue reading Love Starbucks protein-rich sous vide eggs? These are even fluffier and only take 30 seconds to make

‘Blended meat’ products aim to reconcile our love of animal protein with a need to eat more plants

October 09, 2019 at 01:05PM by CWC There’s absolutely no denying the popularity of alternative meat products. (Looking at you, Impossible and Beyond lovers.) What is surprising is how popular they are with carnivores, who make up the vast majority of the people buying these foods. Yet despite growing interest in plant-based eating for health … Continue reading ‘Blended meat’ products aim to reconcile our love of animal protein with a need to eat more plants

The 4-step guide to building a high-protein salad that keeps you full until dinner

September 24, 2019 at 11:01PM by CWC Salads are the quintessential healthy lunch, but let’s be real, they aren’t always satisfying. You may start your day with the best intentions, having a healthy smoothie or protein bar for breakfast and your meal-prepped greens for lunch, only to find yourself digging around your snack drawer an … Continue reading The 4-step guide to building a high-protein salad that keeps you full until dinner

The most important meal of day to pack with protein, according to an RD

September 22, 2019 at 12:01PM by CWC Protein isn’t just important in helping you #getswole at the gym. It’s crucial for your day-to-day functions beyond building muscle. And if you’ve been wondering which meal it’s best to load up on it, a registered dietitian says the answer is very clear: breakfast. When you wake up … Continue reading The most important meal of day to pack with protein, according to an RD

The 7 healthiest protein bars you can buy, according to a top dietitian

September 18, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC Confused about which protein bar option is truly healthy? Watch the video to discover the best ones. You may think the alternative pasta aisle is getting crowded, but it’s nothing compared to the protein bar section of the grocery store. From keto-crafted bars to ones that taste like … Continue reading The 7 healthiest protein bars you can buy, according to a top dietitian

The 4-ingredient, protein-packed soup recipe I begged an Italian chef in Tuscany to share with me

September 04, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC After returning back stateside from the picturesque hills of Tuscany, people usually rave about the pasta, pizza, gelato and other well-known Italian-cuisine staples they enjoyed. Not me. The high-protein dish—bowl, to be more precise—that stole my heart the second I took a whiff of it simply doesn’t fit … Continue reading The 4-ingredient, protein-packed soup recipe I begged an Italian chef in Tuscany to share with me

Meet the protein-packed 2-ingredient bagel recipe that makes breakfast dreams come true

August 20, 2019 at 09:24AM by CWC One of the highlights of calling New York City home is that you can’t blink without seeing three bagel shops. Just last weekend, I found myself at a truly revolutionary establishment that served ice cream AND/or cream cheese on your choice of everything, whole wheat, egg, or rainbow. … Continue reading Meet the protein-packed 2-ingredient bagel recipe that makes breakfast dreams come true

Meet the plant-based protein that will help you sleep better tonight

August 14, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Pesto can be the perfect bedtime eat when you add just one secret ingredient: spirulina. Get the recipe here.  We love a good bedtime snack, especially when it’s full of nutrients that can promote sleep. In our newest episode of Plant Based, herbalist and holistic health practitioner Rachelle Robinett … Continue reading Meet the plant-based protein that will help you sleep better tonight

‘Banana eggs’ are the protein-packed sweet breakfast perfect for lazy mornings

July 21, 2019 at 02:02AM by CWC Jack Johnson’s “Banana Pancakes” is my Sunday morning anthem. I dance around the kitchen in my PJs and whip up my own spin on the song’s namesake. To be specific, they’re banana and egg pancakes that require just that: (one) banana and (two) eggs. Years after finding the … Continue reading ‘Banana eggs’ are the protein-packed sweet breakfast perfect for lazy mornings

A dietitian’s definitive ranking of the 10 most popular protein cookies

July 13, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Growing up, my dad always rewarded himself for working out by buying himself a junk food snack at the gas station down the street. “Dad, you’re totally undoing your workout!” I would nag him, rolling my (heavily) eyelined eyes at him. But he didn’t care. He just ran … Continue reading A dietitian’s definitive ranking of the 10 most popular protein cookies

Trader Joe’s banana and almond butter protein smoothie is perfect post-workout fuel

June 21, 2019 at 04:01PM by CWC After an intense workout, the last thing I want to do is whip out your blender to mix up breakfast before rushing off to work. And now I don’t have to: Trader Joe’s just came through with a Banana & Almond Butter Protein Smoothie you can grab and … Continue reading Trader Joe’s banana and almond butter protein smoothie is perfect post-workout fuel

The 16 best high-protein foods for vegetarians, according to a registered dietitian

June 11, 2019 at 05:05PM by CWC Finding good and good for you protein options when you’re a vegetarian can seem like a difficult feat. But before you make yet another veggie burger for lunch (yawn), check out the most recent episode of You Versus Food, where Tracy Lockwood Beckerman, RD, shares her favorite vegetarian … Continue reading The 16 best high-protein foods for vegetarians, according to a registered dietitian

The high-protein foods an Orangetheory instructor eats to fuel her workouts

May 28, 2019 at 08:42AM by CWC If you’ve ever tried an Orangetheory Fitness class—which is one of the fastest-growing boutique workout franchises in the country, BTW—you probably left drenched in sweat with legs that feel like they’re made of Jell-O. (Or was that just me?) So what do you have to do in order … Continue reading The high-protein foods an Orangetheory instructor eats to fuel her workouts

This collagen protein bar recipe will replace all the store-bought bars in your bag

May 22, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC It’s the super power tucked into every wellness woman’s bag, the thing she never leaves the house (or the gym) without, her secret weapon for hanger emergencies: the protein bar. But finding a protein bar that suits your particular palate and dietary preferences can be tricky, which is … Continue reading This collagen protein bar recipe will replace all the store-bought bars in your bag

Protein Powder That Doesn’t Taste Like Chalk Exists—Here’s What Happened When the Well+Good Office Tried It

May 21, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC Who loves guzzling down a protein shake post-workout, only to cough out a cloud of chalky dust that leaves your mouth as dry as the Sahara Desert? Spoiler alert: absolutely no one. You don’t deserve all that after cranking out a badass HIIT class, and you don’t have … Continue reading Protein Powder That Doesn’t Taste Like Chalk Exists—Here’s What Happened When the Well+Good Office Tried It