What’s in your Water?

Where do you get your drinking water? From the tap? Do you know what’s in your water? A 2016 Gallup Poll found that 61 percent of Americans said they are worried a “great deal” or a “fair amount” about the … Continue reading

Are You in a Food Rut?

Do you find yourself eating the same things, day after day? Is it because you like the predictability of routine or because you just don’t know how or what to cook? If you are struggling with your weight, have low … Continue reading

Smokey Eggplant Dip

We love eggplant. We roast it. We stuff and bake it. We stir-fry it with mushrooms and onions. We also love all sorts of eggplant dips. The problem with so many of them is that they are full of fat. … Continue reading

Go Out and Play!

You try so hard to be faithful to your workouts. You manage to get yourself to the gym or go for a walk almost everyday, which is so great for your body and mind. But, there are days when you dread … Continue reading

Cilantro Pesto

We thought we’d whip up our super-easy, super-delicious, and super-nutritious version of pesto. Because we love cilantro, we thought we would put a Latin spin on an Italian favorite. This pesto is jam-packed full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and disease-fighting … Continue reading

Let’s Do Lunch

You’ve heard it over and over again – breakfast is the most important meal of the day! So, now you make sure you eat a smart meal every morning. Congrats! Then it’s off to work or school, or a busy … Continue reading

How to do a Piriformis Stretch

Do you have tight glutes? Are your hamstrings a little hamstrung? Does your lower back ache? Any aches, pains and tightness you feel along your entire posterior chain (neck to feet) could be cause by a tight piriformis muscle. This … Continue reading

Celiac Disease 101

May is National Celiac Awareness Month. Approximately one in 133 people have Celiac Disease, an autoimmune condition in which the ingestion of gluten causes damage to the lining of the small intestines. Such damage causes malabsorption of nutrients as well as … Continue reading

Mexican Chorizo Hash with Eggs

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, so we here at U Rock Girl are getting ready to celebrate with some kicked up recipes. No basic tacos, nachos, and burritos here (and they won’t be missed). We’ve dug into … Continue reading

Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice

Common herbs and spices may help protect against certain chronic conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Herbs, including basil and parsley, are from plants and plant parts. Spices, such as turmeric, chili powder, and paprika, often come from the … Continue reading