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Family Recipes for Double Time

43 Fun Family Recipes for Double Time

Grab a friend or family member and team up for Double Time, Tony Horton’s new fitness program that will help you both create healthy habits! Fun partner workouts and tasty family recipes meant for sharing will keep you motivated — and help you build stronger bonds along the way. Take your teamwork to the kitchen and spend


Apple Blondies with Walnuts

With golden raisins, unsweetened applesauce, and pumpkin pie spice this no-bake recipe for Apple Blondies with Walnuts is perfect for fall. They have just the right amount of sweetness; and thanks to the protein and healthy fats, they won’t cause your blood sugar to spike like crazy. If you’re someone who gets cravings for midday treats,

Peanut Butter Cookie Shakeology

Peanut Butter Cookie Shakeology

Can’t resist a plate of peanut butter cookies? Instead, sip this good-for-you Vanilla Shakeology blended with almond milk, Graham crackers, and lots of peanut butter. This Peanut Butter Cookie Shakeology puts all of the flavor of decadent, nutty cookies into your smoothie so you can indulge without guilt. Try cashew or almond butter for a milder flavor,


Meal Prep Tips for Clean Week (or Any Other Week!)

By Krista Haynes, RD, CSSD Your mission — should you choose to accept — is to eat clean and exercise for seven days in a row. It’s just a week; you can do anything for a week! Bonus: These heathy habits may stick around for much longer. But before you begin anything, you need a plan. A good place to


Body Beast Meal Prep for the 2,200–2,399 Calorie Level

If you’ve just completed Body Beast’s Bulk and Build phases and you followed the meal plan correctly, you should be seeing some pretty significant mass gains. Now it’s time the get shredded with the Beast Phase of the program, where the goal is to reduce body-fat percentage while maintaining muscle mass. This is achieved by drastically reducing

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What Do I Do if I Don’t Like Vegetables?

By Krista Haynes, RD, CSSD It’s not the end of the world if you don’t like vegetables, but they are the pinnacle of health when it comes to your diet — these fiber-filled rockstars are key players when it comes to healthy digestion, weight management, satiety, longevity, and disease prevention. But good news for veggie haters: Over time, your taste

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What Nutrition Experts Eat for Comfort Food

Every single one of us has a go-to food we indulge in when we’re a bit down or stressed from a long week of work. For me, it’s a big bowl of ice cream filled with chocolate, clusters of nuts, and some extra peanut butter thrown in for good measure. I’d never admit this to


The Difference Between Simple Carbs and Complex Carbs

By Kelly Plowe, M.S., R.D. As you likely know by now, not all carbs are created equal: Some are “better” than others, while some add almost no nutritional value to your diet. Whether you love carbohydrates or choose to limit them, you need to know how to tell the difference between simple carbs and complex carbs.


How Many Servings From Each Food Group Do I Need?

Between the likes of Big Gulps, foot-long subs, and trenta-sized lattes (31 ounces!), we’re living in a super-sized world. The proof? Between 1977 and 1996, food portion sizes increased inside and outside the home for most types of junk food. The standard plate size has grown from 9.6 inches to 11.8 inches since 1900. So, if portion sizes are