Diet, health and fitness tips for average women. Site created and maintained by Ann Chihak Poff.

Posts Tagged ‘vitamins’

Super simple chia seeds snack

I was perusing Twitter recently and came upon a recipe from SELF magazine called Make Ahead Chia Pudding Breakfast. It was a simple recipe to follow. So I decided to try it. I mixed the almond milk, chia seeds, honey and vanilla extract. I let it sit in the fridge overnight. I ate half of […]


Delicious, healthy blueberries

Sorry for the lack of posts lately. Curt and I were in Portland last weekend and I didn’t do anything remotely healthy to write about. And then coming back to a hectic and crazy time at work … When Curt and I were in Portland last weekend we were at a restaurant called Jake’s having […]


Brown vs. white

Years ago I switched from eating white rice, pasta and bread to eating brown rice, pasta and bread. My reason: more nutrients. And on the old Weight Watchers plan whole wheat pasta was lower in Points. On the “newer” plan the Points are the same. But (healthy) habits are hard to break. And I love […]


The many benefits of coconut water

At some point recently I saw coconut water at Trader Joe’s and decided to buy some. I knew it was all the rage, but I wasn’t sure why. The other day at the yoga studio they had juice box like container of coconut water for free. I took one. Yesterday I had a raging headache […]


Watermelon vs. the Twinkie

A friend on Facebook the other day mentioned that she decided to make a better breakfast choice on Friday. She said she had two Twinkies on Thursday for breakfast. On Friday she had a quarter of a watermelon. She decided to search on Google: calories in quarter watermelon. She found the answer of 339 after […]