Heart Health – Chocolate Chia Oatmeal

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! February is American Heart Month! Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and it is largely preventable? According to the American Heart Association, “About 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be preventable with education and action.” This means that changes to your … Continue reading Heart Health – Chocolate Chia Oatmeal

Gluten-Free Pizza Recipe

All this week, I have been experimenting with different types of pizza crusts (whole wheat, flax and chia seeds, cauliflower, eggplant, etc). Mostly good results; however, my favorite one was made with Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free Pizza Crust Whole Grain Mix. It was fairly cheap, $3.29 per 16oz bag, and tasted great! I was going … Continue reading Gluten-Free Pizza Recipe

Coco-Nut Balls Recipe

Ingredients 1/2c raw almonds 1/2c raw cashews 3/4c unsweetened, coconut flakes 7 dates (pitted) 1T coconut oil, melted 1-2T water Directions 1. Food process almonds, cashews, coconut flakes, and dates. 2. Add coconut oil and 1-2T of water (depending on texture). 3. Roll into balls (will be sticky) and refrigerate.   This is one of … Continue reading Coco-Nut Balls Recipe

Lemon Protein Bites

A few blog posts ago, I posted a recipe for Peanut Butter Protein Balls which are a quick boost of protein for you if you are on the go. One of the best things about that recipe is it is so versatile. Have a sweet tooth? Add some mini chocolate chips! Want some more protein? … Continue reading Lemon Protein Bites

Healthy 1-Dish/1-Pan Meals

Big, elaborate dinners are nice; however, they are not very realistic for the on-the-go parent or family. Below, I complied some 1-dish, crockpot meals that I found to be quite tasty! If you don't have the time to prep all the ingredients in one day, try prepping some the night before. Then, the day you … Continue reading Healthy 1-Dish/1-Pan Meals

Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Looking for some healthy ideas for the most important meal of the day (breakfast if you were wondering)? You have come to the right place! Skinny Pancakes Recipe 1Ingredients: 2 egg whites, 1/2 banana, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 1/2c uncooked oatmeal, dash cinnamon*Optional add-ins: fruit, honey, unsweetened coconut, protein powder, etc.Directions: Blend together all ingredients. Cook in a frying … Continue reading Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Snacking and Healthy Eating on the Go

Scenario 1: From the minute you get up in the morning, you are running like crazy, whether it is with your job, your family, your hobbies, or all of the above. You may have just enough time to grab breakfast in the morning. If not, your stomach is grumbling leading to the perfect setting for that … Continue reading Snacking and Healthy Eating on the Go