A yummy on-the-go snack! Made with whole ingredients like rolled oats and nut butter, these little balls pack a nutritious punch while keeping you energized until your next meal. Great for school snacks (nut-free version), after workouts, or on the way home from work!:)
• 1-cup almond butter (If nut-free, you can use sunflower seed butter)
• 1⁄4-cup real maple syrup or raw honey
• 2 Tsp. vanilla extract
• one 1⁄2-cups of gluten-free rolled oats
• 1⁄2-cup unsweetened shredded coconut (organic if possible)
• 1/3 cup chocolate chips
• 2 Tbsp. chia seeds
• 2 Tbsp. hemp seeds
• 3 Tbsp. protein powder (chocolate or vanilla)
• 2-4 Tsp. of water or additional vanilla extract
• pinch of salt
1. Add the nut butter, maple syrup or honey, and vanilla extract to a mixing bowl and stir together.
2. Add oats, coconut, chia seeds, hemp seeds, protein powder, and salt. Stir again until well mixed. Then add the...
by Intern Sid
My time here at BUFFnation has been the best start to the year I could have asked for. And as they say at BN, I experienced so many WINS - including releasing 8 kilos (about 17 pounds!).
My three big wins have to do with mindset, nutrition, and the importance of my thinking! Not only have I learned about online business in the digital space, and attended a number of motivational speaking engagements, but I've also started maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle. My outlook on life has changed, and getting enough sleep has helped me stay motivated and happy.
When I started this internship, I was 89 kilos, and within a month and a half of implementing the BN principals, my weight released. I have released seven kilos while having three meals a day, and I achieved that without dieting, just little lifestyle changes or what BN calls "small steps.". I now understand the significance of routines! I plan to continue doing this...
Wow! Look at how servings have changed over the past 20 years.
It really makes you think about how many extra calories we're consuming without even realizing it.
If you're stuck at a plateau, small changes to your servings sizes can have a major impact on your hormones, energy, and waistline.
Here are five ways to get started.
Let us know how it goes!
Leslie and the BN Team
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by Natalie Fisk
When Kirsten Weaver turned 40 she noticed that her already healthy choices weren’t cutting it anymore.
“I noticed that the odd meal out would immediately go to my hips or tummy and didn't come off as easily. The more I worked out, the more tired I got, and I just wasn't seeing progress. I needed to change things up.”
Kirsten found BUFFnation and hasn’t looked back.
“I started with one class a week and while I've never been the fitness class or gym membership type, I found that having that commitment and accountability, similar to being on a sports team, helped me stay motivated and engaged.”
Kirsten kept up with one class a week for two years and then added in a daily morning walk.
She started to see a change in her body composition.
“I definitely noticed a huge shift in muscle tone and an increase in body confidence.”
When the pandemic hit, Kirsten increased her workouts to...