Nutrition articles


Is Excess Protein Making You Gain Weight?

A new study says so. But, here’s why you shouldn’t base your diet on certain headlines. It used to be that fat made you fat. Then the culprit was carbs. Now, a team of researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia suggests that obesity could be caused by protein — specifically, meat. For the


Meal Prep 101: A Beginners Guide to Meal Prep

What is meal prepping? How does one start? Let’s begin with the basics. This meal prep guide for beginners will help you get a handle on how to begin, how to choose your meals, how to make a meal prep grocery list and much more. Why Meal Prep? Be prepared. It’s a slogan that’s stood

Vegan Buddha Bowl with Spring Vegetables

Vegan Buddha Bowl with Spring Vegetables

This Vegan Buddha Bowl with Spring Vegetables is perfect for the veggie-lover who want a little bit of everything. It features whole grains, nutrient-rich powerhouses like hemp seeds and sprouts, and a mix of raw and roasted veggies add color and texture. Don’t let the long ingredient list deter you. This recipe can be batch prepped for the week ahead

Matcha Pink Drink Smoothie

Matcha Pink Drink Smoothie

During the summer, icy blended coffee house drinks are often what stand between people and their sanity. This pretty Matcha Pink Drink Smoothie is inspired by the unmistakable iced beverage made from green and pink layers, that meet in the middle to create a pretty layered effect. Both versions use matcha and strawberry for flavoring,

Country Heat Meal Prep 1200-1500 Calories

Country Heat Meal Prep for the 1,200–1,500 Calorie Level

Y’all, it’s time to turn up the heat on the dance floor… and in the kitchen with this Country Heat meal prep! This comfort food-inspired meal prep is sure to satisfy your craving for down-home cooking. Love warm and spicy? We can’t get enough of the Sweet Potato Veggie Hash. Crazy for creamy? The Avocado Chicken Salad

Peanut Butter Cinnamon Smoothie featuring Chris Downing and Shakeology

Peanut Butter Cinnamon Smoothie

It appears that Shift Shop creator and Super Trainer Chris Downing and I feel the same way about peanut butter. I want all of it. Which is why I’m so in love with this new Peanut Butter Cinnamon Smoothie recipe that we’ve nicknamed Downing-ology. You know, because it’s made with Shakeology! The brand new Café


Café Latte Coconut Popsicles

These Café Latte-flavored coconut popsicles are drizzled in a decadent chocolate topping that hardens in the freezer, but melts in your mouth. A sprinkling of shaved coconut and orange zest adds wow-factor and makes them taste like a gourmet ice cream treat. Not bad for a vegan Shakeology snack that has 9 grams of protein

Vanilla Vegan and Café Latte Vegan Shakeology Are Here

Vanilla Vegan and Café Latte Vegan Shakeology Are Here!

Café Latte Vegan Shakeology and Vanilla Vegan Shakeology are now available! Whether you love the flavor of coffee in the morning, enjoy a vanilla shake on the go or crave chocolate or strawberry for dessert, the choice is yours, because all of your favorite Shakeology flavors are now vegan! To celebrate the launch, we’ve gathered

Vegetarian Eggs Benedict

Vegetarian Eggs Benedict

Brunch is hands down one of my favorite cheat meals. There’s nothing like a lazy, late breakfast with friends or family to start your weekend morning off right. But, as meeting up for brunch gains in popularity, and the wait time for tables gets longer, the thought of standing around (often outside) watching other people enjoy