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

Sorry protein, but high-fiber everything is here to take your crown

May 13, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC Last year, when the Well+Good team descended upon ExpoWest—the world’s largest natural product convention, protein was the who’s who of macronutrients. But at this year’s ExpoWest, we noticed another ingredient pushing protein aside. Suddenly, being high in fiber—a designation formerly found on extremely uncool foods, like prunes and … Continue reading Sorry protein, but high-fiber everything is here to take your crown

Tacos are back on the menu for low-carb eaters with this high-protein tortilla swap

April 03, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC I wish the name of every day started with the letter “T” so that we could enjoy the satisfying alliteration of “Taco Tuesday” to the tune of seven times per week. And if you’re living that low-carb or gluten-free life, you can still experience the magic of Taco … Continue reading Tacos are back on the menu for low-carb eaters with this high-protein tortilla swap

Hot cocoa with chocolate protein powder makes my post-workout life infinitely better

March 21, 2019 at 01:22PM by CWC I think of my chocolate protein powder the same way I think of kale: a necessary nutrition evil. The taste isn’t exactly like Nutella, the texture leaves much to be desired, and the after-taste—gah, don’t get me started. But alas, I’m into the post-workout tonic—which I gulp down with … Continue reading Hot cocoa with chocolate protein powder makes my post-workout life infinitely better

Here’s what it’s actually like to work with your mom (and start a protein-bar empire)

March 14, 2019 at 06:30PM by CWC So you want to start a business. First step is finding the right person to partner with—someone who’s supportive, accepting of your faults when you have a stress freak out, and a fountain of wisdom. Someone like… your mom. Okay, to be real, we all don’t have mother … Continue reading Here’s what it’s actually like to work with your mom (and start a protein-bar empire)

Let’s mix things up with this high-protein alternative to avocado toast

March 13, 2019 at 08:30AM by CWC I’m going to say something pretty controversial: I’m not a huge fan of avocado toast. I love the idea, but every time I eat toast with smashed avocado I can’t help but wish it was smothered instead with peanut butter and honey. But maybe that’s just because I’ve been … Continue reading Let’s mix things up with this high-protein alternative to avocado toast