NEW Recipe: ABC Oats

When my husband and I first began our weight loss journey, we knew we needed to make big changes in the way that we ate. For the both of us, and most Americans, the go-to’s were waffles, cereal, bacon, pancakes, pastries, bagels, or yogurt. All of which are okay in moderation, but for us ~ moderation wasn’t in our dictionary.

Breakfast should be energizing. It’s the meal that’s going to get us through the start of our day. Filled with fiber, healthy fats, protein, Read more

NEW Blog: How to Live Your Best Life

“I’m living my best life”

If you’ve yet to hear this quote, I’m not sure where you’ve been. But it was recently populized by the Cardi B and Chance the Rapper song “Best Life”.

Everywhere I’ve looked lately, I see this quote. On captions of pictures, statuses on Facebook, texts from friends, and I hear it at least 20 times a day. Normally, a quote like this would eventually start to feel old and annoying. In the same realm as “yolo”, “started from the bottom now we here”, or “no new friends” (I guess you could say Drake has really made an impact on our lives!). But this quote in particular ~ I’m fully on board for, no matter how many times I hear it. Read more

NEW Recipe: Sweet Potato Burrito Bowls

I tried a little something. And I LOVE it.

Because who doesn’t love burrito bowls?

& who doesn’t love sweet potatoes?!

Combine the two and you’ve got yourself a big ole bowl of love!

(Now I know your girl has got to work on her food styling, but hey! we all gotta start somewhere, right?! Pretty of not ~ it certainly TASTES delicious!)

This bowl provides a little spicy and little Read more

NEW Blog: Five Tips to Snack Healthy on the Road

We’ve all been there ~ tired from traveling, just trying to find a way to get energized, snack fast, and – let’s face it – conquer our boredom. We go in with full intentions of finding something healthy to snack on… But then our only options end up being candy, a bag of chips, and some sort of sugar filled drink. We end up caving because it’s what’s there ~ only to feel terrible by the end of the trip because our energy is crashing like waves on the sand.

Sound familiar? Yeah… Me too.

Well, luckily for all of us ~ Read more

NEW Wellness Wednesday: What Happens When Your Fears Don’t Become Reality

Today I’m sitting down with you to discuss why we make life decisions based on the false stories we create in our head and why the heck we don’t celebrate when what we feared didn’t actually happen!

SO often we pass up opportunities that could be life changing because we are fearful of something going wrong. Either we’ll get embarrassed, we’ll lose something we love, or we’ll make a fool of ourselves.

But the reality is ~ what you fear will NEVER happen exactly Read more

NEW Recipe: Cauli-Almond Butter Swirl Fudge

Oh yeah, you read that right… Cauli-Almond Butter Fudge.

This is a treat that’s sure to satisfy your sweet tooth, without doing too much damage to the body as the main ingredient here is an entire head of cauliflower!! In fact, Cauliflower alone contains two phytonutrients which work together to help prevent cancer. It also provides excellent sources of vitamins and minerals that help strengthen the immune system. Such as ~ folate, vitamin C, Vitamin E, beta-carotene, Read more

NEW Blog: Sticking with Your Goals

It’s easy to set goals, right?

You get super motivated, with the best of intentions, maybe even write down a schedule or post about it on social media. Then you spend the next few days kicking butt and totally inspiring yourself.

But then one day gets disrupted by a bad day at work or a fight with your significant other or a night out with friends only to let that one day turn into a full blown domino effect and never return to finishing what you’ve started… I know this situation Read more