Let's be real - does anyone really know what healthy means? With all the health information out there, it can be a little difficult to know what "healthy food" means. I have heard foods like carbohydrates, red meat, avocados, and even cheese labeled "unhealthy", but I am here to tell you all these foods fit … Continue reading What does “healthy” mean?
Happy Friday, folks! I'm dedicating this Friday post to #fitnessfriday! It's no surprise that a good fitness regimen should be part of a healthy lifestyle. According to the Center for Disease Control, for substantial health benefits, adults should do at least 150 minutes/week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes/week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity. It … Continue reading Finding Your Movement
I'm all about New Years's resolutions. I love them. I know there are mixed feelings about making resolutions, though. As my 21 year old sister-in-law said, "I don't need a New Year to make a change in my life". She's absolutely right. Personally, resolutions allow me to readjust my focus on the things that matter … Continue reading Your Guide to Making New Year’s Resolutions
Well, Christmas is over (ugly cry) and now we are on to New Year's celebrations. Right about now, you're probably panicking about fitting in to the outfit you picked out for yourself. Hate to break it to ya but you're not going to miraculously lose 20 pounds in 4 days. But you can probably drop … Continue reading Bouncing back after the holidays
Let me first start by saying physical health is just as important as mental health. Sometimes, eating that dang piece of brownie with 2 scoops of ice cream and whipped cream on top is exactly what I need to stay mentally healthy. Other times, it's best if I just blend all the veggies in the … Continue reading Five ways to stay healthy today and tomorrow.
It's officially Christmas season! Seems like Thanksgiving came and went just as quickly as I could finish my second dinner plate. But I'm grateful for the holiday and the opportunity to reflect and spend time with loved ones. Jumping right in! I decided to make a soba noodle salad because the weather in Oklahoma has … Continue reading Soba Noodle Salad
I'm not sure if these are considered donuts or brownies or just donut-shaped cakes. Either way, they're delicious and I'm sharing this recipe with you all. Before I share the recipe, though, let's talk a little bit about the ingredients. This recipe is gluten-free, low in sugar, can be made lactose free but unfortunately is … Continue reading Chocolate Donuts
Hello! After a quick hiatus from writing, I'm back! You know what's better than a nice plate of cured meats, pickled vegetables, crackers, seven different cheese and a bold glass of red wine? No, seriously. I'm asking what's better, because I don't know what the answer to that question is. I guess maybe all of that … Continue reading Mediterranean Plate
This week, I'm throwing it back to a couple favorites for breakfast and dinner. So many of you have tried the açai breakfast bowl either in person at a food demo or on your own at home. Lunch this week is a brand spanking new recipe! The sweet, crunchy, explosion of pomegranate juice from the … Continue reading Less Meat Monday
Week 1 is here! Let's do this! We are going to start off real simple: Avocado toast, Caesar Salad, and Tacos! Before each recipe is a little blurb explaining the benefits of each recipe. Breakfast Avocado toast with eggs and fruit Let's start with breakfast. This quick, simple breakfast packs a nutritional punch from start … Continue reading Less Meat Monday