Crunchy on the outside. Soft and chewy on the inside. We apologize, but you probably won’t be able to stop reaching for these salted peanut protein balls. It’s OK, because at just 61 calories per ball, these treats make a great snack before or after a workout. Each ball offers 2.4 grams of protein and 1.1 grams of fiber, and because they’re portable, you can pack some along for long bike rides or hikes for a quick pick-me-up. You’ll love that they’re made with just four ingredients – not 10 or more, like many of the protein bars you find at the store. The chickpeas and peanuts are the source of protein, which is perfect if you’re not a fan[…]

A strenuous postwork gym session is sometimes a must when trying to fit a workout into a 9-to-5 schedule. One of the biggest problems? Arriving home late and having to figure out what’s for dinner. Instead of grabbing whatever is in sight or ordering takeout on the way home, a little planning – and a lot of protein – will go a long way. RelatedNo Gym, No Problem! This Circuit Workout Uses Just Your Body Bean Burger Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Jenny Sugar A riff on a traditional veggie burger, this bean-and-grain-based spicy chickpea, barley, and quinoa burger offers over 16 grams of protein. This recipe is easy to prepare; just make sure you have all these grains cooked[…]

If you follow a healthy diet, chances are that chicken is in heavy rotation at your house, and for good reason. It’s an incredible source of lean protein, which has been shown to help fuel sore muscles and aid the body in weight-loss success. Tired of the same old grilled chicken breast for dinner? Whip up one of these 12 recipes that will surprise and excite your taste buds. RelatedPaleo Perfect: Baked Meatballs

A chocolate mousse adds a touch of class to any home-cooked meal, and if you are dairy-free, this coconut cream version is worthy stand-in for the classic. Before adding the cocoa, separate some of the whipped coconut cream to top your mousse for a two-toned, sweeter presentation. If you can’t get enough of whipped coconut cream, check out these vegan recipes for strawberry coconut cream parfait and banana coconut ice cream. Vegan Chocolate Coconut Mousse From Leta Shy, POPSUGAR Fitness Notes To whip coconut cream, you’ll need one can of chilled coconut milk, a few teaspoons of your favorite sweetener (like powdered sugar), and a teaspoon of vanilla extract. Learn how to whip coconut cream here. Ingredients 1 can coconut[…]

Meghan Markle is one healthy eater. During a recent interview with Good Housekeeping, the 35-year-old actress and current girlfriend of Prince Harry shared her five refrigerator must haves, and we’re pleasantly surprised. In addition to hummus, almond milk, green juice, and carrots (“Because I love them and so does my dog, Bogart, strangely.”), Markle also revealed her love for chia seed pudding. The Suits actress even confessed to making the dessert “every single week.” Fun fact: chia seed pudding is actually low in calories and will leave you feeling full after, so it makes sense why Meghan Markle is a fan of the yummy dessert that we often eat for breakfast. If you want to try out chia seed pudding[…]

We want to eat better and live healthier, but we rarely want to compromise on flavor – right? Fortunately, we’ve picked some of our favorite (and your favorite!) recipes from POPSUGAR Fitness that provide great nutritional benefits without sacrificing taste. These delicious breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and desserts will fit so well into your diet, you’ll forget you’re eating healthy . . . and your family and guests will too! Dig into cheesy pasta, creamy chocolaty desserts, rich and indulgent baked goods, and smoothies that taste like milkshakes. Eating clean and living a healthier life has never been so simple (and delicious). Related200+ Healthy Recipes For Every Meal of the Day

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The Best Healthy Pie Recipes | POPSUGAR Fitness Skip Nav Subscribe to the Must Have Box 9 Healthy Recipes to Celebrate Pi Day the Right Way HIIT Strong Abs Start With This 7-Minute Workout Health News What You Should Be Eating If You Want to Lose Weight Healthy Recipes Want a Flat Belly? This Smoothie Will Help Get You There Photo 1 of 10   ← Use Arrows Keys → 1 9 Healthy Recipes to Celebrate Pi Day the Right Way Cookies, cakes, and brownies have their place when a dessert craving hits, but sometimes nothing beats a piece of pie — especially when served à la mode! If you think pie is always a butter- or lard-filled affair, you’re thankfully[…]

3/12/173/12/17 Maybe eating half a pan of brownies for breakfast isn’t the best of ideas since you’ll feel pretty crappy afterward, but this oatmeal? Yes. Yes, you can and totally should inhale this chocolate overnight oatmeal. It’s so perfectly creamy and chocolaty — kind of like brownie batter. And not only will your chocolate dreams come true, but this decadent breakfast offers 19 grams of protein and over eight grams of fiber, too — all for around 10 grams of sugar. This breakfast will satisfy your insatiable sweet tooth and your hunger. Prep it before going to bed, and you’ll be so excited to dig in come morning. Ingredients 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 teaspoon chia seeds 2/3 cup unsweetened[…]

Paleo Lemon Cupcakes | POPSUGAR Fitness Skip Nav Subscribe to the Must Have Box Try Not to Drool: Paleo Lemon Cupcakes With Creamy Coconut Icing Yoga Wanna Do the Splits? 9 Poses to Make It Happen Healthy Eating Tips 11 Healthy 3-Ingredient Breakfasts Healthy Living Tips 29 Hacks For Weight-Loss Success 3/12/173/12/17 The following post was originally featured on Peanut Butter Fingers and written by Julie Fagan, who is part of POPSUGAR Collective. This recipe for Paleo Lemon Cupcakes is a sweet and tangy gluten-free dessert, made with fresh lemon juice and sweetened with honey. Top with your favorite Paleo-friendly icing or leave the icing off for a simple and deliciously bright sweet treat. This past Sunday, I made my[…]