Tag Archives: BF Top 5

One Ingredient Fixes to Jazz Up Your Chocolate Protein!

So I recently published my “protein shake check-up” so you can make sure your protein shake is still on the right side of your plan. As I read through that, I began to think of all the wonderful ways we have of dressing up our shakes that add little or no calories to the equation. It’s interesting to me, how …

Read More »

BF Top 5: No Stove/Oven Required Recipes

Are you guys in the midst of this heat wave too? OH MY GOSH!!! It’s so hot. Today it’s supppsed to hit 100 in Baltimore. In times like these I do NOT go near my stove or oven. Yesterday on Facebook and Twitter, I asked for your favorite “no oven required” recipes. Here are a few tried and true recipes …

Read More »

BF Top 5: How Nik does Mexican…

Next Thursday is a special day in three very special ways. #1 – It is Cinqo de Mayo…let the margaritas pour! #2 – I’m going to bare all to the blogosphere along with some of your favorite WLS bloggers #3 – For way more personal reasons…it is my late grandfather’s, Manuel Fernandez, birthday. He did eight years ago of cancer …

Read More »

BF Top 5: Nik’s Dream Easter Basket

BUNNIES! In EGGS! OMG my head is gonna explode from the cuteness of it all!!!  In a way I think it’s good that the dark forces kept me from posting today’s Easter treat. I’ll get it photo’d and up for you tomorrow for sure (it’s actually a treat that’s fun to make with the kiddos on Easter and doesn’t …

Read More »

BF Top 5: Nik’s Favorite Protein Powders

I honestly cannot believe I’ve never done this Top 5 before. I went searching for it, for another post and…nothing. Nada. Zip. People ask me all the time what protein powders I use and like. I’ve tried a LOT of them. Thankfully, this didn’t impact my budget much, mostly a good deal of what I’ve tried YOU guys sent to …

Read More »

BF Top 5: Most Beneficial Cereals

Ok, so we’ve tackled oatmeal and we’ve talked about pasta. We still have several more starchy carbs to get through this week. Stay tuned through the end of this week to hear my thoughts on (and a few good recipes pertaining to) bread and rice. Today, however, let’s return to breakfast for a moment and talk about cereal. Cereal is one …

Read More »

BF Top 5: Kitchen Staples to Make BF Recipes NOW!

Often when I post a recipe, I get a message or two from people asking where to buy certain ingredients or lamenting about having to order something in order to make one of my recipes. I just want to let you know I hear you! You might notice that these days I am giving more and more local suggestions to replace …

Read More »

BF Top 5: Ways to Stay Occupied When You Are Snowed In

Most of America is in the midst of winter. If you are not, I am jealous! Snow days are a big fear of mine. Snow day = risk of grazing. It just happens. I get bored…my mind automatically travels to the kitchen. Therefore, it’s essential to stay occupied when the weather is bad. Here are a few ways I do …

Read More »

BF Top 5: Fitness Games for Xbox with Kinect and Wii

~by Nikki Raise your hand if you are one of the many Americans who received an Xbox with Kinect for Christmas (raises hand on behalf of the divas). I was once vehemently opposed to game systems, but this is a nice accompaniment to our existing Nintendo Wii. The intention of this post is not a review of the system, but …

Read More »

BF Top 5: Favorite Finds of 2010

~~posted by Jen Happy 2011! The Year of the Pouch Party™ Animal! Nikki and I are SO excited to get this year kicked off with all of you, we just KNOW it’s going to be awesome. As always, thank you all for reading and supporting us, and for helping us to grow our vision. You are very much appreciated!! All year …

Read More »