5 Things you Thought You Knew about Protein…

Being a Registered Dietitian, Crossfitter and working in the food industry, I hear A LOT about protein. Whether you’re working towards building muscle, losing weight or just aiming to live a healthier lifestyle – protein seems to always be the way there. Below are 5 common misconceptions about protein, and what the science really says!…

NEW YEAR, WHO DIS? Let’s Talk Diets

NEW YEAR, WHO DIS? Let’s Talk Diets Hi everyone and welcome back to the Spice Girls Nutrition Blog! We took the month of December off to get some much-needed R&R and spend time with friends and family. As all of you who are active on social media know, there are times when you just need…

5 ways to get 30g of protein at breakfast

Although protein is not a nutrient the general public is lacking, data shows the distribution of protein throughout the average day is not similar at all 3 meals.  We typically lack protein at breakfast and over-do our protein at dinner with huge chunks of meat and large amounts of dairy products. This type of eating…

Collagen Protein

Hi friends! Anyone else feel like marketplace is blowing up with progressive nutrition products?! It’s actually a very exciting and interesting nutrition world right now. We used to live in a land of standard Quaker granola bars and orange juice fortified with calcium. Now, there are snack bars in the refrigerated section, live bacteria in…

GREEK FOOD

Hello and Happy Hump Day! As many of you may know, I traveled to Greece a few weeks ago with two of my girlfriends and had an AMAZING time. However, I have not gotten a chance to share about one of the best parts of the trip…the FOOD of course! Like any vacation or trip,…

Some SWEET updates!

As many of you may know, I grew up in a rural area showing livestock, baling hay and working for the man (my dad). Part of living on a small farm was helping with everything that needed to be done, and now that I am older, it’s something I can really appreciate! Although, put lightly,…

Making Room. My Faith Journey and Lent 2018

KATI UPDATE: I have not posted on Instagram since last year, November 28, 2017…. I have not gotten my nails done, hair highlighted or purchased any clothing since before the holidays. I eat cereal at work for breakfast most days and the only thing I really do in regard to meal prep is buy prepared…

Holiday Q&A with the Spice Girls!

Check out our FIRST EVER Music Video to learn how we are burning calories this holiday break!   1.) What is your favorite holiday treat? Abbie – On Christmas Eve my family always goes to the bar Cole’s in Buffalo where we always have wings! Growing up I didn’t care for them, but after moving…

FNCE Food Trends

What is FNCE you might ask? Pronounced (fen-see), it stands for Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition. It is the annual conference and expo on behalf of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which the the main affiliation of most registered dietitians. Consisting of educational sessions, alumni/club breakfasts, networking events and the expo floor, it…

Why we shouldn’t be eating nutrients…

Happy Hump Day!! Hope everyone’s week is going well! How many of you are worried about getting enough fiber? calcium? Taking your multivitamin? What about these probiotics? Oh, and how should I track all of this? My advice, don’t! If you are just joining the club, “macros” is a trendy new term used to describe…

Is convenience food healthy?

How do you define convenience foods? Typically, people think of them as foods from gas stations or fast food restaurants. They tend to get a bad rap, and are perceived as unhealthy and processed. But what does the term actually mean? Foods can be convenient AND healthy, right? Gone are the days when anyone (even…