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Kodiak Cakes: The Protein Packed Pancake!

  This one’s for you, pancake lovers! I’m sure you thought that on a low carb, high protein diet you would never get the chance to enjoy pancakes again… lucky for you, we found Kodiak Cakes!  This LOWER carb, protein-packed pancake mix will fulfill all of your pancake/waffle cravings while providing you with loads of […]

Beat the Sweets With Fat/Sugar Enzymes

It’s that time of year again! Chocolate bunnies, marshmallow-shaped ducks, and chocolate eggs filled with peanut butter surround us. No matter where you go, the temptation is REAL! We already know what you’re going to say; we’ve told you to eat plenty of eggs for breakfast, but that’s not the kind that we meant! Don’t give […]

Natural vs Synthetic Supplements & Why It Matters

Do you know the real reason you eat? It’s not because you’re hungry or because you’re having a craving for a burger or chocolate. We eat for two main reasons: nutrients and energy. However, many of the foods we eat don’t provide us with either. We have become so inclined to buy the cheapest foods […]

Cake Batter Overnight Oatmeal

    One of the main confessions that our patients make is that they skip breakfast most days of the week.  When we ask why, the most common answer is that there just isn’t enough time to prepare something healthy. So, of course we’ve found a solution:  Make breakfast the night before! This protein-packed oatmeal […]

Meal Plan, Meal Plan, Meal Plan!

  “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail” is a quote you’ve probably heard a million times. But, if you’re honest, it’s true! Especially when it comes to weight loss. Think about it, how many times do you have every intention of eating healthy and then before you know it it’s 12:30pm and […]

Coconut Oil: What the Hype is All About

At the Aspen Clinic, we try to stay up to date on the latest trends in health and nutrition that way we can keep our patients informed as well.  But honestly, if you grocery shop, look up healthy recipes, or if you ever look at Pinterest you’ve probably noticed that EVERYONE is talking about coconut […]

FitBook: Why We Love It

We are officially two weeks in to the New Year! Are you still keeping up with your with your resolutions?  Have you given into any cravings, skipped a work out, or failed to meal plan? Don’t worry! We have a solution to solve all of your goal setting, meal planning, and time management issues.  It’s […]

Recipe: Egg White Muffins

Haven’t you heard that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day”? So many people admit to skipping breakfast due to a lack of time in the mornings to prepare anything healthy.  However, those who skip breakfast are actually decreasing their metabolism by almost 15%. To help the breakfast skippers out there, we found this […]

10 Ways to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

So what’s the harm in a little holiday weight gain, especially if it’s just a Pound? According to researchers at the National Institutes of Health, most Americans never lose the weight they gain during the winter holidays. The pounds add up year after year, making holiday weight gain an important factor in the rise in adult obesity. Never […]

Guide to Fall Foods

It’s hard to say goodbye to the fresh flavors of summer, but autumn ushers in a wealth of healthy and tasty seasonal foods as well.  Here is a look at what’s in season as well as a breakdown of nutritional benefits and tasty ways to prepare fall’s produce.   Sources: http://www.healthcentral.com/diet-exercise/c/458275/163067/guide-infographic/    

How to FALL Back Into Shape

Basic fact: It’s hard to not love fall. There’s the crisp, fresh air, the excitement of new beginnings, the pumpkin everything…you get the idea. But aside from pumpkin latte-induced giddiness, there’s a whole separate reason to love the season: It’s a perfect time to get yourself in gear and start achieving your weight-loss goals. Call it a pre-emptive […]

Avocado Cauliflower “Toast”

Toast has been a huge breakfast staple for many people, so finding a low-carb vice to replace your favorite breakfast is extremely important. Lucky for you, we found this recipe! You’re going to want to replace all toast with this delicious, carb-free cauliflower version. TOTAL TIME: 0:20          –       […]

Olympic Workout

Who says you have to be a world-class athlete to get in a workout during the Olympics? If you tune in to watch contenders from around the globe go for the gold, don’t skip your own workouts. Use our fun Olympics Workout Game to squeeze in some fitness while you watch. We can’t promise you’ll […]

How Low Carb is It Really?

When attempting a lower carb lifestyle, many people think that involves just cutting out the bread and pastas; but a true low carb lifestyle involves being conscious of which foods weigh less on the carb scale than others, and that includes the seemingly healthy fruits and vegetables. Here is a guide to make sure you’re […]

Blackened Fish Tacos Recipe

Everyone loves to visit the beaches on the Alabama and Florida Gulf Coast a couple of times a year and there’s no shortage of fish restaurants in the area and Blackened Fish Taco Bowls are a local favorite. Blackening fish is a cooking technique that according to the internet originated with Chef Paul Prudhomme from Louisiana. It […]

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