Just Try It

"They taste like dirt." When you hear "beets," is this your first thought? You may not be thinking this: Beets, with their vibrant color and high anti-oxidant levels, are a super source of immune-boosting vitamin C, fiber, and essential minerals like...

Smoothie Bowls and Lattes!

It's just your average Wednesday morning... √ An ass-kickin' 5:30 am workout with one of the best trainers and some of my favorite fit chicks √ Showered and ready for work √ Load of laundry in √ Kids off to school √Husband off to work √ And it's only 7:10 am...can you...

Simple Sweet Potato Salad

  **Truth** Potatoes are GOOD FOR YOU!!  It's all about portion control and choosing healthier versions of recipes (ie - choose the baked potato fries and not the mountain of creamy mashed potatoes). This recipe was up on my app when I had it a couple of years back. I...

Dive In or Pull the Plug?

As the beginning of 2018 arrived as quickly as Santa came down the chimney, this week I found myself journaling visions for the year to come. Anticipating nothing but success with these visions, I journaled details and steps on how to achieve them. One of the steps,...

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

The environment we live in promotes inflammation in our bodies. Any time you have chronic inflammation in the body, it is not a good thing. We need to be aware of this and be including foods in our daily diets that are anti-inflammatory. This dish is easy to make and...

Name it and Do More of It

While we escaped the major wrath of Hurricane Irma, I am praying for friends, family, neighbors, and strangers effected in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. I woke up this morning feeling the Holy Spirit in me and extreme gratitude for things that we daily take for...

The Science, the Scoop on Protein

We hear it and see it every where we go: gyms, diet plans, health blogs, Facebook, TV, articles, fitness magazines, etc... EAT YOUR PROTEIN! Protein at every meal. Protein shakes. Protein bars. Protein bites. Lean protein. I tend to agree. We need our protein. Protein...

For the Love of Pesto

It's been a LONG time since I have blogged. I am just really wondering who reads it?! Regardless, I need to be inspired to write, need to have something I feel is worth sharing and I need to take the time to do it. This is something worth sharing 🙂 So, here is...

April Showers Bring on New Challenges!

Well, April is here. Spring weather is hopefully here to stay. April Fool's Day is behind us. Time to get busy. I need some accountability. Who doesn't? Accountability is good for everyone. And I love a challenge. So here is deal...anyone is welcome to join me OR just...

Crunchy, sweet and salty…

So, I originally posted this recipe about 3 years ago. It is a staple in my house.  One of my favorite foods with it's crunchy, sweet and salty goodness. It is a recipe I always have on hand and usually prep on Sunday for the week ahead. BUT, over the years I have...

20 Minutes is All I Need

Just 20 minutes and I feel like a new person! And what's even better - IT IS REALLY OK to take that downtime. Close your office door, go out to the car, turn off the computer...take a nap. I am definitely feeling like I need a nap today -  especially after a few...

Anti-Pesticide; Make Your Own Veggie Spray

Some organic, some not? If this is you when it comes to buying fruits and vegetables, here is a quick and easy make-it-yourself pesticide spray!! The key is to mix this slowly so that you don't create a fizzy chemical reaction mess 😉 Mix slowly and store in a spray...

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