Archive for February, 2014

Benefits of H.I.I.T. (High Intensity Interval Training)

February 25th, 2014 Lauren Griffith

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a fat-blasting workout that alternates between intense bursts of activity, followed by an active-resting period for a fixed period of time. One example would be to give maximum effort for 20 seconds, followed by 10 seconds rest. There are many benefits to this type of training and some of my favorites are burning fat, losing weight and increasing your metabolism. Burn More Fat Not only will you burn more calories during a HIIT workout, you’ll continue to burn more […]

Organic Peanut Butter, Banana, Chocolate Chip Flourless Cookies (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

February 7th, 2014 Lauren Griffith

I’ve been experimenting with creating a flourless cookie with lots of flavor that is a great “go-to” snack for when I’m craving something sweet. I combined 3 of my favorite foods (Peanut Butter, Bananas and Chocolate) with a few other ingredients to create a delicious, nutritious cookie. Here are some fun facts about a few of the ingredients: Peanut Butter is packed with protein and healthy monosaturated fats which help give you energy and are beneficial for blood sugar control. A great source of iron, […]