Fitness & Wellness Blog

When spring finally arrives, cooking with fresh herbs, light greens, and vivid green colors is like spring break for your palate. This blend of delicate peas, fresh mint, lemon vinaigrette and a little parmesan makes the perfect spring salad! Ingredients 1 pound fresh peas1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 lemon; zested and juiced3 cups lightly packed tender pea shoots or small watercress sprigsFreshly shaved (or grated) parmesan to taste1/3 cup fresh mint leavesFreshly ground black pepperSalt How to Make It Step 1 In a large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook the peas until they are just tender, about 3 minutes. Drain and run under cold water. Let them dry on a paper
Category: Exhale Eats
We’re all for salads and green juice… but it’s even better when a homemade dessert actually helps us sneak in the veggies. Enter: our Zucchini Lemon Bars. Zucchinis add fiber, vitamins, and anti-inflammatory goodness to this dessert. We also swapped in whole wheat flour and coconut sugar for a better glycemic index (read: no sugar-induced energy crash), and omega-3 rich grass-fed butter.The crust: 4 oz. (1 stick) unsalted grass-fed butter, softened 1/4 c. coconut sugar 1 c. whole wheat flour pinch of saltThe filling: 2 large eggs 1 egg white 3/4 c. coconut sugar 1/4 c. freshly squeezed lemon juice Zest of 1 lemon 1 medium yellow zucchini, gratedDirections: In a medium bowl,
Barbecue season is almost here and we’re getting extra excited for the start of white jeans, burgers, bikinis....and booze! A zesty cocktail can transform your bbq from a cookout to a shindig. Since we like to keep things light (but not too light), we’re sharing our go-to summer cocktail that is both deliciously refreshing and just light enough to leave you sipping, guilt-free.     Ingredients • 5 cups cubed, seeded watermelon • 1 large cucumber, peeled and sliced into chunks. • 1/4 cup lime juice (from 2 limes) • 2/3 cups vodka or a light rum • A dash of stevia, or honey to taste (if it’s not quite sweet enough for you) • Ice, cucumber slices, watermelon wedges and lime wedges for garnish.
Category: Tips + Tricks
You may want to double up on this heart-warming sweet potato turkey chili. Combining lean protein-packed turkey, scrumptious sweet potatoes, and bursts of spices and flavors, this delicious chili will keep you warm, full and most importantly...healthy. It’s important to be conscious of what you’re putting into your body to ensure you’re getting all of the vitamins and nutrition you need to keep your immunity up. Superfoods, like sweet potatoes, are packed with vitamins and antioxidants that help to fight off illness. If you’re keeping up with your fitness at home with Exhale On Demand, it’s crucial to get that healthy serving of protein, so you can stay strong and energized.
Category: Exhale Eats