Protein Powder.

Free Spirit Babe // Protein Drinks

Although I’m not a complete vegetarian, I don’t really eat a lot of meat. Personally, I don’t have much of a taste for it unless it becomes a temporary craving. Because of this, my doctor recently suggested to me that I fit in a protein drink daily since contrary to American norms, I’m actually not consuming as much protein as I probably should (did you know most Americans consume over double the amount of daily recommended protein?). This may also stem from the fact that my biggest source of protein comes from Greek yogurt, since most of my favorite foods are lacking in that specific area.  Continue reading

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Late Night Snacks.

Free Spirit Babe // Greek Yogurt Snacks

So a lot of people don’t eat late or right before bed, that’s totally okay! You can have these whenever, but lately I ALWAYS get pregnancy hunger attacks right before bed. I’ve been trying to move into healthier snacks since all my pregnancy I’ve been craving sweets and other than newer health developments, I’m also at the point where I need to start coming up with my baby weight loss plan! Well that and my how-to-keep-energy-with-a-newborn plan!

So anyways, here’s my snacks from last night that fulfilled my sweet cravings but are actually much lower in sugar and higher in other health benefits than reaching for a piece of chocolate or (for this time of year) a handful of jelly beans! Continue reading