Christmas is right around the corner and if you’re anything like me, you’re knee deep in Amazon packages, holiday parties and wrapping up work deadlines before taking time off. It’s not the easiest time to workout and eat healthy! Planning and prepping meals has been my saving grace during the holiday season so that I’m […]Read More Meal Planning 101
After almost two years in the Chicago area, we are packing our bags and moving… to California! As I sit here typing this, it still doesn’t seem real, but in less than 6 weeks, Mo and I will be packing our bags and road tripping to our new home. WHO? Mo, me and Sydney WHAT??! […]Read More We’re Moving!
Do you ever just wish you could throw a bunch of ingredients in a pot and your dinner would just magically appear? If the answer is yes (and if it’s not then who are you and how do you have so much free time), then you are going to really, really like this post. Since […]Read More Keep Calm and Crockpot
Half of people make them, but only 10% of people keep them. You know what I’m taking about… New Year’s resolutions. Every year, people vow to quit smoking, lose weight, spend less time working, and more resolutions similar to these. Some achieve them, but most don’t. I don’t know about you, but all of this […]Read More Making Gains (not resolutions) in 2017
This pumpkin pie is what pumpkin dreams are made of. It is “healthified” and can be eaten as a Thanksgiving alternative and is even healthy enough to eat for breakfast! There is no refined sugar, butter, diary, or gluten… but let’s focus on what IS in it, instead of what isn’t! If you love almonds […]Read More Pumpkin Pie for Breakfast
In a world full of apple recipes (apple pies, apple crisp, apple bread, apple donuts, just to name a few!) how’s a girl to choose just one?? Pinterest can be overwhelming at times and don’t tell me you’ve never felt that way. I finally decided to shut my computer and pull out a few of […]Read More Apple and Blackberry Crumble
These days, the term “healthy” can mean just about anything. To one person, being healthy might simply mean they eat some fruits and vegetables once or maybe twice a week. To another person, it might mean a no carbs, low-fat, gluten-free, lactose-free, sugar-free diet. I like to consider myself right in the middle of the two. I […]Read More Lemon Blueberry Muffins
I have never struggled with self-motivation as much as I am right now! Why now??! I have no idea, but let me tell you that it is NOT a good time to be struggling with it. Approximately 87% of my life right now is counting on the ability for me to motivate myself. Working out. Eating […]Read More 10 Ways to be Self Motivated
I never thought I would find a healthy snack I liked as much as these banana oat muffins, but the day has come. My favorite banana oat muffins have met their match with homemade muesli. Muesli is very similar to granola, but contains less sugar and calories. You can find it at grocery stores, but I would […]Read More More Muesli Please!