The Answer For When You Want a Smoothie, but Can’t Make One – Chia Seed Protein Pudding!

I start almost each day with a protein smoothie. It’s a quick, efficient way to get a bunch of protein down the hatch and I can mix in creatine or anything else I want. I toss kale in there and don’t even taste it. I love it and it’s quick and easy and fits intoContinue reading “The Answer For When You Want a Smoothie, but Can’t Make One – Chia Seed Protein Pudding!”

Supplement Review – Garden of Life SPORT Plant Based Recovery

So, I’ve talked previously about supplements and the main categories that most people begin with and whether you even need them, but this time around, I’m reviewing a specific product I tried out this week, which is a recovery drink. The purpose of this drink is to try to help your muscles recover faster afterContinue reading “Supplement Review – Garden of Life SPORT Plant Based Recovery”

What Supplements Do I Need If I’m Working Out?

The simplest answer is…you don’t. If you’re already eating a healthy diet that has plenty of protein and antioxidants, then you probably don’t need any of the wide variety of products sold as “fitness supplements.” I view these very similarly to the vitamin aisle at the pharmacy or grocery store. If you’re already eating aContinue reading “What Supplements Do I Need If I’m Working Out?”

How Can I “Do” Beachbody if I Keep Kosher?

One of the things that I feel very strongly about is that you really CAN do just about anything you want to do or used to do as a religious person, whether that’s an Orthodox Jew or whatever your faith tradition is. Sure, there are some things that just aren’t compatible, but I think it’sContinue reading “How Can I “Do” Beachbody if I Keep Kosher?”

Kosher Vegan Gumbo? Yes!

When I first began eating kosher, I experimented quite a bit with making recipes kosher.  One of the first things I tackled was gumbo, which is a cajun stew that traditionally involves some mix of shellfish, chicken, and sausage in a rich, spicy broth thickened with a roux made of flour and butter.  With someContinue reading “Kosher Vegan Gumbo? Yes!”