Water: check. Smoothie: check. Coffee: check. How many beverages do you carry around with you every morning? Lunch tote overflowing? Car cup holders can't handle your dranks? What if you combined at LEAST two of those bevs together two kill 2 birds with one ... concoction? Enter the coffee smoothie. It's smooth. It's delicious. It's … Continue reading Perk Up with this Filling, Healthy, Coffee Smoothie Recipe!
Protein bars. Fat balls. Snack bites. Oh my! With so many bars, balls and bites on the market right now, how do you choose which is best for your body's needs? While it's always best to grab a whole piece of food for any meal of the day, life is about balance & moderation. So … Continue reading Stay Full & Boost Your Energy with these Mint Chocolate Coconut Protein Fat Balls!
Ya'll. I'm about to rock your skillet cookin' world. In a previous post, I got into why stir fry is one of the easiest, healthiest and yummiest choices for your #mealprep - no matter the day of the week. Be it a full-on #mealprepsunday or quickie family Wednesday night sauté, stir fry covers all the … Continue reading Kick it Up a Notch with this Creamy Spicy Healthy Stir Fry
Have you ever seen the viral lists of countless ways to use WD40? Do you remember in the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding how Windex was the cure-all for errrrythang? Well step aside chemical laden liquids, there’s a new kid in town (that’s been around since Hippocrates was roaming) and it’s having a MAJOR … Continue reading Why the Hype with the Apple Cider Vinegar?
Have you ever looked at one of your favorite, most-consumed meals and thought, "Is this really healthy for me?" Like, "is there anything in this bowl or on this plate that is actually doing my body good?" If you're feeling like your everyday meals could use a nutritious upgrade, you've come to the right place. … Continue reading This Is How You Make Virtually ANY Food Healthier
Smoothies. Some of us can't live without them. Some of us don't get what all the hype's about! No matter which category you vibe with - the ingredients in this recipe will very likely have you skippin' over to your trusty blender by the end of this post ... Let's first talk about WHY the … Continue reading Now You Can Drink Your Greens, Fight Infection & Actually ENJOY It!
You’ve heard the term, “drop it like a bad habit.” Well, why are so called bad habits so hard to break? Whether it’s the beginning of a new year, new season or new week – it’s all too common that we set intentions, make resolutions, declare goals, only to last a few weeks – or … Continue reading Breaking Bad: Drop the Habits Sabotaging Your Goals
Meal prep isn’t always easy. Having already-made healthy lunches for the workweek sounds awesome, but it can be hard mapping out each recipe, detailing your grocery list, finding time to cook it all – especially during our precious weekends! But having made-ahead, whole food meals, pre-chopped veggies and cooked protein are ESSENTIAL to following a … Continue reading The Best Meal Prep Meals for Your Busy Workweek
Winter, spring, summer or fall - I love me a good, hearty stew. It's like the perfect meal, amiright?! Veggies, fat, protein, spices, slow cooker if you've got the time, done, boom. Perks of this healthy crock pot stew: This recipe right here is perfect for the whole fam. My husband ate two HUGE bowls of … Continue reading Whole30 Approved, Winter Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken Stew!
#mealprep. We all love it. We all hate it. It's sooooo wonderful NOT having to leave work to buy a crappy, sodium-laden lunch. Or NOT coming home & eating the chicken nuggets & mac n' cheese our kids are eating. Meal prep SAVES US, helping us make HEALTHY choices! But it's also a time suck... … Continue reading Easy Meal Prep: Whole30 Approved Stir Fry
Goals. Resolutions. Intentions. Call them what you want, but basically we’re just recognizing that we want something for ourselves. Trimmer quads. A promotion. A longer run. Communicating with love. While we may list these intentions out, how are we actually tracking our progress on on goals? We must, Must MUST think about & track our goals … Continue reading #Goals: The Secret to Keeping & Crushing Them
January 1 is right around the bend! And you know what that means … time to set our intentions for the New Year, while also cleaning out our innards from all the vino & sugar cookies! What’s the best way to do this? I’ve got 2 of the BEST methods for ya right here, chica … Continue reading Can You Effectively Combine 2 Nutrition Plans?
You've heard 'em all before. Paleo. Keto. Whole30. These may be the latest diet trends, but are they just that - trends? I'm here to tell you that I did a 100% no cheat Whole30 and it's true what they say - it changed my life. And this Whole30 Cheat Sheet helped me through it. Let's … Continue reading 8 Things You Didn’t Know about the Whole30 Nutritional Reset