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Mom’s Whole Wheat Homemade Bread

Fresh, homemade bread right out of the oven is my weakness. The buttery soft dough that is still warm and melts in my mouth is something I've loved since I was a kid. This is the recipe my mom has been using since I was a kid--as I remember many nights her pulling 4 or 5 loaves out of the oven as we sat down for dinner. It was hard to stop at just one piece! It was time to…

Dark Chocolate Cherry Banana Ice Cream

Is a sweet tooth heredity? Because if it is, I definitely inherited one from my parents. As much as I love sweets, I cannot bake or make them at home because I will eat them until they are gone. Since I don't keep any unhealthy desserts in the house, I usually find a healthy alternative when the sweet tooth kicks in after dinner: dried fruit, yogurt, or my new favorite: banana ice cream. Not only is banana ice cream sweet…

Healthy Mocha Protein Smoothie

I have been starting to keep track of my food in My Fitness Pal for the last couple of weeks since I've gone back to more serious training. When I track my macro nutrients (carbohydrates, proteins, and fats), I am always low in the protein category. I don't normally eat a lot of meat (although I've eaten more now since tracking my food), so I sometimes resort to protein drinks. The other afternoon I was craving my afternoon (decaf) iced…