Here are a couple random goodies that I have tried in the past week or so. But before I go into that, I want to talk about something quite interesting. I have been increasing my calories and protein and have noticed that my muscle and toning is drastically improved. (Not this much though…soon enough!)I didn’t realize how little protein I was eating versus the amount of activity I do; I work 8 hours and at work I am vigorously active for an hour and I walk around or stand for about 3 of those hours. Not to mention I go to the gym for 45 minutes and when I go home I am cleaning for about an hour.When I calculated my body only felt like it was eating 1500 calories (net) and I’d like it to feel like it ate 1700-1800 calories. I am now averaging 2200 calories a day, 80 grams of protein and 30 grams of fiber.My sugars come from natural sources like fruits and veggies and the added ones come from pure maple syrup, dried fruit, vanilla soy milk, Chobani Greek yogurts, and others. I am always amazed at how the body works when you do different things to it. Always.Enough of the crazy philosophical-ness of the body, onto the goodies. The first I have is Rickland Orchards Cherri Almond Greek Yogurt bar. I tried the coconut almond of this brand but I wanted to try something tart this time around.I must say, I rather enjoyed it. I love the balance of the stats; 160 calories, 7 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber and 11 sugars. It kept me satisfied for about 2-3 hours which was perfect. If you find them, try them out. I’ll be trying the peach next. That one only has 8 grams of sugar!
Next I have Amy’s Gluten-Free Cheese Pizza on a rice crust. I was going to get their one serving pizza but it was $5.99 versus this big one was $8.99 for THREE servings. You do the math there.Any who, this pizza was really, really good. I found the crust to be similar to the Pizza Hut crust. I use to love Pizza Hut and now I have something pretty close. If you find it, I’d say go try it out!
Question: Has anyone else found this to be the case when doing vigorous activity or different things to your body? Always having to change it up is always a challenge for me. I always do something different, so it hard to give my body the proper nutrients it needs.