Sunday Morning Meal Prep!

I love eating healthy food but I'm horrible at doing so because I hate cooking. I hate cooking because I'm bad at it and it takes too much time and creates too much mess! So the easier cooking can be for me the better my eating habits. This Sunday morning I finally said hello to [...]

Being a “No Excuse Mom” Goes Further Than Health & Fitness

I don't know about you, but I LOVE excuses. I love them so much that I pretty much have an excuse for everything. I often have so many excuses that I have to share them with someone else. Need excuses to not workout? I have a ton. Need excuses to not choose healthy food? I have [...]

Chicken & Veggie Zoodles

The Veggetti is hands-down my new favorite cooking utensil. Buy it now! Seriously. It's amazing. The last couple days I've been turning my zucchini into "noodles" and topping them with delicious things like pasta sauce, pesto sauce, chicken, veggies, etc! I'm more of a warm food person, so salads aren't my favorite thing in the [...]

Mexican-Style Quinoa

I love carbs! But carbs that are lacking nutrients can be a waste of space in our body. What you really want are carbohydrates that are rich in nutrients and leave you feeling fuller longer. Quinoa does just that and is a great alternative to rice or pasta. This gluten-free, plant-based protein is pretty much bursting at [...]

Creating Daily Habits

"I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor." -Henry David Thoreau Conscious endeavors are something I've completely lacked in the last couple years. Without them I've watched my idle hands grasp onto meaningless things: more tv, more sleeping, more eating, more laziness and [...]

5 Tips For Staying Fit While Pregnant

The first thing I said to myself when I got pregnant was that I wasn't going to be one of "those" pregnant women... you know the kind- who take being pregnant as a free pass to eat EVERYTHING & ANYTHING, ALL-THE-TIME. Ha! Great endeavor for someone who has never been pregnant before, but now that [...]