Banana Zucchini Muffins

Here’s another healthy recipe from the Casa di Butera.  This one is a great snack for kids and adults who like snacks.  Enjoy!       Banana Zucchini Muffins 1 cup zucchini-food processed and liquid squeezed out 2 bananas 1 egg 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 tsp baking soda […]

Avocado Stuffed Tomatoes

  Looking for a healthy snack for yourself or your kids?  Try this Avocado-Stuffed Tomato recipe from the Casa de Butera.  This is an easy recipe that takes 5-10 min to do.     Avocado Stuffed Tomatoes Ingredients: (amounts used to your discretion) small or medium sized tomatoes avocado grated parmesan cheese fresh chopped basil […]

Springtime Stress Reduction

Springtime Stress Reduction!!!   Smart, Timely, Really…$%$^@# this is just stressing me out even more. It’s almost that time of year, spring panic!  Err…cleaning.  It’s that magical time of year when we stop making time for ourselves and only focus on the things that surround us.  It’s important to take care of yourself year round […]

Fad Diets: The D is for danger(ous)

Fad Diets: The D is for danger(ous)   How about I design a new diet program and exercise routine?  The DS system: extremely intense plyometrics followed by several 1-RMs and a half-marathon…daily.  For your diet, just go ahead and eliminate everything except gummi bears for empty calories and a multivitamin for your nutrients. I’m ready […]

The Weighted Vest

  Weighted vest training.  Sounds very militant…almost draconian, does it not?  As it so happens to be, it can be a very useful training tool for activation of multiple muscle groups.  Cardiovascular and resistance training have always been that classic battle in the gym.  We need to train both equally, but the options therein are […]