Holidays mean lots of special deserts and treats to share with your family and friends. We have some simple recipes that use our bars to add a little protein to those indulgent deserts. Try this quick, easy, and delicious chocolate cream pie recipe!
Summer is here and the sun is shining, birds are chirping and you’re…..inside?!? Canadians spend a shocking 90% of their time indoors. Summer is the perfect time to break that statistic and get outside to enjoy the beautiful outdoors! Continue reading
Some studies show men seem to be less concerned about their health than women are. Men may be more likely to smoke and/or drink, they may be more willing to put themselves into dangerous or risky situations and they may be less disciplined when it comes to scheduling regular check-ups and screenings with their doctors.
This, of course, is a generalization. There are plenty of men out there who are on top of their medical needs and pay close attention to their health and fitness. Still, we thought we’d take a quick look at some of the health issues that concern men the most. We’d like to offer the guys a few tips on how to eat for optimal health, as well as some suggestions for achieving a healthy work-life balance.
Let’s face it; sometimes it feels like you’ll need super powers to make it through the day and get everything on your to-do list done. If regular energy dips are a growing concern, you may want to consider your eating habits and the ways in which they may be affecting your energy. Continue reading
This is a big year for the LGBTQ community in Toronto – as our city has been chosen to host World Pride 2014 and with Simply Protein’s home being in Toronto, we are thrilled to be able to show our support! Check out our mini bars. You can find them all across Canada in support of various Pride celebrations!
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With all of us encouraging you to cut down on sugar, we’ve decided to take our own advice! While most other protein bars contain 10 + grams of sugar, the newly formulated Simply Protein Bars now contain only 1 gram of sugar while still providing 15 grams of protein and 7 grams of fibre.
The leaves aren’t the only ones who are changing this season. It is amazing how with the change in temperature and environment we crave autumn harvest. Consider adding these delicious seasonal foods to your shopping cart, or better yet- take a drive to a local farm and make a day with your family picking these Fall favorites from mother nature herself. Although most of these foods are available year-round, they are at their peak from September to November.
The first meal of the day gives you the energy you need to get going. However, a healthy breakfast on-the-go is not always feasible and is often heavy in refined sugars, carbs, with minimal fiber and protein. Not having a nutrition breakfast can make us feel hungry, tired, and groggy. Its time to revamp your cold cereal and milk routine with these quick breakfast ideas to start your mornings right!
Did you know that this coming Saturday, August 31st is national Trail Mix Day? This day is devoted to a high energy snack loved by many. Great for almost any occasion, trail mix can be enjoyed when you are on the road, being active, watching a movie, or when you just need an energy boost at work.
Trail mix is nutrient dense snack for the whole family to nosh on. Generally, trail mix is high in fiber, good fats, and even protein. However, store bought trail mix is known for being very high in sodium. If you have never made your own trail mix now is your chance! Remember: No two trail mixes are alike - especially if you are making them yourself - and there is no wrong way to make a trail mix! Continue reading
“Have you ever had a craving so strong that it feels you need a super power to resist it?” Well, according to Dr. Oz, pea protein is that “super power.”
Plant proteins are a great vegan alternative and add variety to your current protein regimen. Pea protein, derived from yellow peas, is a must try! If you don’t believe us, ask Dr. Oz!
Pea protein is
- Easy to digest and absorb
- Great tasting
- Non-genetically modified form of protein
- 100% natural
- Environmentally friendly
If you are looking to add pea protein in your daily routine, try SimplyProtein Chips.
Simply Protein Chips are a easy and quick protein snack to munch on whether you are on the go or relaxing on the couch. With 15 grams of protein in every bag you can enjoy them on their own or add them to your salad for that extra protein kick. These versatile chips make great dipping pairs with hummus, salsa, and even Greek yogurt. Only 2g of sugar and 140 calories. Gluten-free, vegan, and kosher.
Other Sources: Curb Cravings With Pea Protein Powder
Written By: Eleana Kaidanian, RD
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