Pre and post workout snack: Peanut Butter and Banana smoothie

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This smoothie is super healthy and so easy to make. Plus, the benefits are amazing! You can drink this tasty smoothie before your daily routine to boost your energy and after your workout to rejuvenate your body. Since it’s protein-packed, it provides long-lasting energy, and the cinnamon helps to control blood sugar so you don’t crash after your workout. To make this goodie you just need a banana and peanut butter, protein powder, almond milk, and a touch of cinnamon. Throw everything into a blender and that’s it! You can also add in a handful of kale or spinach to add some minerals. Super simple and yummy!

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Easy and healthy oatmeal pancakes recipe

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It’s morning and of course you don’t want to cook something very elaborate but pop tarts are not in your diet and bacon is too greasy (greasy goodness) so you may want to find a super easy, healthy and delicious pancakes recipe with just a few ingredients and it takes no longer than 5 minutes. Seem too good to be true?

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw oats
  • 1 scoop protein powder (optional)
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 packets sweetener
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder

Preparation

1) Place all ingredients in a blender and blend for 30 seconds.
2) Then pour onto a hot grill and cook like a normal pancake.

You see? With just two simple steps you get a delicious breakfast with all the nutrients you need to start your day. To add more flavor to the pancake you can spread peanut butter on top and add bananas or your selection of fruits. Enjoy!

 

How to know if you’re dehydrated

Recently I’ve felt more tired than usual but I didn’t make much of it, it wasn’t until I started noticing dryness in my lips, mouth and skin that I knew something wasn’t right. Also I was more hungry than ever and apparently your body doesn’t know how to tell if you’re hungry or thirsty, so what you really need to do if you feel like eating your whole fridge when you already ate is to drink a full glass of water, hard I know. So, If you’re experiencing headaches, dry skin, dry lips and even a darker color or smell when you pee and all of the symptoms above then you probably are dehydrated. Congratulations! But don’t worry it’s not a big deal and is more common than you know, even more nowadays that people drink up to four cans of soda a day but not even a drop of water for weeks. To take this off your list of thing s to worry about you need to start drinking at least 5 glasses of water, it is highly recommended to drink 8 glasses of water a day but for someone who doesn’t drink any water it can get difficult at first.

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To make it easy and a little bit more fun you can add fruits or mint leaves to the water and let it on the fridge overnight or if you always forget to drink water thanks to technology nowadays there are tons of apps in the AppStore or in Google Play to remind you of the water you still have left to drink so you can achieve your daily goal. Don’t forget water is life!