Author: Grace

I’m a 20 plus newlywed, nutrition student and aspiring writer, with a love for chocolate, oatmeal and exercise. I enjoy exercising and learning about nutrition and health, and I am currently training for my first half marathon.

Best Blenders For Every Budget

A blender is a kitchen appliance that aids in mixing up a variety of ingredients. Blenders can be used to make smoothies, milkshakes, dressings, sauces, soups, and among many other things. There are also exceptional blenders available which can double as other kitchen appliances, saving you precious kitchen space. For example, some blenders also shave ice, which allows ….

Beyond Green Juices

The popularity of green juices and smoothies over the past decade has been rapidly growing in mainstream culture.  These days it is very much in fashion for celebrities to be seen with their bright green concoctions from the many juice bars popping up around the world.  Health books lining popular bookstore shelves are dedicated to ….

Best Manual Wheatgrass Juicer

Wheatgrass is a wonderful plant with plenty of proven health benefits due to it being rich in useful nutrients. Having a glass of fresh wheatgrass drink everyday can help your body get nearly all its needed strength. The one little problem with wheatgrass, is only certain kind of juicers can extract the juice. Centrifugal juicers ….

Handy Pantry HJ Hurricane Stainless Steel Manual Wheatgrass Juicer Review

If you use centrifugal juicers, you would not be able to extract much juice from wheat grass. Those juicers would just grind your wheat grass into smaller quantities. On the other hand, masticating juicers that juice practically everything won’t be worth it if you only juice wheat grass. Which is why I feel you should look at ….

My 5 Best Exercises for Runners

Maybe you want to be faster, more agile, lighter on your feet Maybe you just want to not end up with two shot knees…? Maybe running is starting to hurt and you finally have accepted it is time to tailor your exercise routine (or at least part of it) to some things that help your ….

Fat Loss and the “After burn”

If you have ever heard of Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption (EPOC), you are probably already in the know of this little training secret. If not, this post is for you. If you’ve ever tried to lose weight – either significant amounts or just simply slimming down after a delicious holiday – this “after-burn” idea is ….

7 Tips for Losing Weight with Green Smoothies

Green smoothies are a perfect food for fat burning. They are packed with fiber, low in fat and very nutrient rich. Before you go and start making your miracle green smoothie, peruse over these tips first. Tip 1 – Just a small amount of healthy fat is great. A tablespoon of flaxseed, chia seeds, some ….

Best Electric Pressure Cookers

Cooking with a pressure cooker has always made life easier in the kitchen but now it has been made even easier with the introduction of electric pressure cookers. Electric pressure cookers take the guesswork out of pressure cooking and you no longer need to have years of experience (and many failed attempts too!) under your ….

5 Best Food Processors For Gifting

All food processors are not made the same. While one may be perfect for one person, that same one will not do what another person needs or wants it to do. For that reason, we decided to pick out five of the best food processors that we could find and let you know the pros ….

8 Reasons Why You Should Eat Local

If you’ve ever grown your own food before, you know how satisfying it is to grow, pick, prepare, and eat the fruits of your labor. Eating local is not as hard as it sounds. Start by finding your local farmer’s market, farm stand, CSA (community-supported agriculture), or grow your own garden. Enjoy the fresh, mouth-watering ….