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Harvest Grain, Nut and Oat Pancakes

May 12th, 2018|0 Comments

This recipe is inspired by I.H.O.P.’s harvest grain and nut pancakes. I worked at IHOP for many years while attending school, and tried most of the dished there (a few times over). For [...]

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5 Halloween Eating Hacks for Fit Families

October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

With Halloween around the corner many of us have been indulging in the festivities for weeks.  Besides prepping for the fright howls, Halloween has become known for more of a “treat” rather than a [...]

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Healthy Banana Nut Muffins with Apple Sauce

September 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Our Stronger Leaner Faster philosophy takes into account that treats are an unavoidable part of life.  A healthy lifestyle is fully capable of accommodating a little sweetness.  Especially, during the holiday season, potluck parties [...]

Food and Metabolism – Make your Body Work

October 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Not all calories are created equal is discussed in a previous post.  We've have also mentioned that metabolism is simply your body doing work - digesting, absorbing, building and repairing.  In this article we’ll explore [...]

Basil Walnut Pesto

September 12th, 2016|0 Comments

For me, there is something luxurious about a homemade pesto.  Maybe it’s the fresh basil, quality olive oil and decadent nuts… I started making my own pesto a few years ago for my kids.  Like [...]

Metabolic Rate: What’s in a number?

September 6th, 2016|0 Comments

In our earlier post, we linked metabolism to work done by the body.  Here, we will define metabolic rate.  Often referred to as basel metabolic rate (BMR), is the rate at which our systems operate [...]

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

September 1st, 2016|0 Comments

We love our soups and smoothies here at Science and Strength.  They are easy, often complete meals, packed with micros and macros. In a busy schedule, soups fit in perfectly. They are one pot wonders, [...]

Macronutrients – More than just the Basics

January 7th, 2016|0 Comments

While discussing information on fitness and nutrition, one of the topics continue to recur - Macronutrients.  Most of us are aware of the basics and that Macronutrients represent large organic (made up of carbon element) [...]

CALORIES: Energy vs. Nutrients

January 6th, 2016|0 Comments

We are all aware that food is, energy to the body, and measured in units called calories.  The basis of food is not only for energy but also nutrients - Macro and Micronutrients - for [...]

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FAT LOSS: Fads, Diets and Lifestyle

January 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Sustainable Fat Loss is the key to obtaining a leaner body with low body fat composition.  Everyone wants to be leaner for their own specific reasons.  Some of us will try to “lean-out” for an [...]