Vegan Chocolate Milk

Chocolate milk is probably one of the biggest childhood classics.  Also, not exactly the healthiest. This classic beverage would often contain loads of processed sugars, and no real nutrients.  Sure, the milk would supply some protein, but there are arguments against the use of dairy. This being said, I came up with a  recipe for…

Vegetarian Protein Balls

Trying to find the perfect healthy fix for your after gym protein needs? Look no further!     This recipe is sure to please the taste buds as well as help the summer bod cause. Ingredients: 1/4 c. walnuts 1/4 c. almonds 2tbs flax seed 8 medjool dates, pitted 1tbs all natural peanut butter 1…

Take A Hike

via Daily Prompt: Hike When someone says:’ Go take a hike!’ Your response should always be ‘CHALLENGE ACCEPTED!’ and here at Modern Food Explorer, we are going to tell you what the best foods are to help you complete that unofficial, yet totally official challenge. first off are the energy boosting foods. Things that naturally…

College Hacks for Health: the Cafeteria

I’m willing to bet that most of y’all college kids don’t have the money eating out for every meal. That leaves you with one choice: THE DINING HALL ‘E gads! ack, no!!!’ I can here y’all saying in your Calvin and Hobbes voices.(if you have never heard of calvin and Hobbes, I suggest you Google…

Morning Oat muffin

Need a lasting energy boost? Look no further! This recipe includes ingredients best for getting your energy up, and stabilizing it throughout the day! Oats are a healthy carbohydrate, which provides the lasting energy. Eggs contain lots of protein, and provide B-Vitamins, which help boost the metabolism. Strawberries are a way to satisfy the morning…

Hot Chocolate Coffee Slushie

Get your usual good morning caffeinated gogo juice, with a cooling chocolatey and healthy twist! Still dont believe its healthy? Here’s the nutrition breakdown. Cocoa powder contains certain helpful antioxidants. The unsweetened coffee, as well as the cocoa  contains a little bit of natural caffeine to get your energy up. Maple syrup is an unprocessed…

Watermelon Spritzer

Watermelon is a very nutritious and low calorie fruit.Watermelon contains numerous nutrients that promote great health. Among them is lycopene, which is a nutrient thought to help cardiovascular health, and possibly protect against cancer. Watermelon is mostly water, which makes it a lower calorie food; only 40 calories per cup. Hibiscus tea also helps cardiovascular…