Author: U Rock Girls



Elvis Inspired Peanut Butter Sandwich

For this recipe, we wanted to take some of our favorite ingredients – peanut butter, bananas, and french toast – and combine them all into one dish. Little did we realize at the time, that this combination was made popular … Continue reading

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High Protein Diets and Bone Loss

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects 10 million American women, with millions more at high risk. When bones become less dense and more porous, they weaken and are more susceptible to fracturing or breaking. There are no warning signs that … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetable Sandwich

Do you ever get tired of eating meat day after day? Feel weighed down from having hamburgers, steak, and chicken for almost every meal? Take a break and try our roasted vegetable sandwich! We love this recipe because it’s easy … Continue reading

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Home Remedies for Digestive Issues

Who doesn’t suffer from some sort of digestive problem? Gas, constipation, bloating, heartburn, “gurgling” sounds in your gut. You name it, we’ve experienced some or all of these at some point. It’s annoying and uncomfortable. Over-the-counter products don’t really work. So, what … Continue reading

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Shirataki Noodles

WHAT ARE THEY? Shirataki noodles are a low-calorie, low-carb Japanese-style noodle. They aren’t made like traditional pasta (durum wheat) or rice noodles. Instead, they are made from konjac flour, which comes from the roots of the yam-like Konjac plant grown … Continue reading

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Smoothie 101

Smoothies. Those fruity, refreshing, icy-cold beverages that just scream, “summer.” But if you buy the ones at the market or from the local smoothie shoppe, you could be taking in far more calories than you bargained for. And on top … Continue reading

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Amazing Dark Chocolate Date Truffles

Who loves chocolate? Dumb question. It really should read, Who doesn’t love chocolate? If you are not a chocolate lover, then stop right now and find another delicious recipe to read. Chocolate lovers, we give you the nutritious and delicious … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields Forever

Oh those little red jewels of summer! Strawberries. Sweet and juicy, we fight off our kids to stake our claim when we bring them home from the farmer’s market.  Who knew that something so delicious could be so good for you? … Continue reading

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Mindful Eating: Are You Aware?

Ask yourself the following – Are you a mindful eater? Do you stop when it’s meal time and put away the phone, shut off the TV, and close out the email? Are you sitting at a table (versus driving in the … Continue reading

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Wild Alaskan Salmon

We are so happy that it’s the season for wild Alaskan salmon! The season began at the end of May and runs through mid-September. Our absolute favorite salmon is that which comes from Copper River. The color is so dark … Continue reading

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