I don’t know about you, but about the time I see the first leaf fall (okay, it’s really when everyone heads back to school), I’m ready to don my scarf and boots and start sipping my Pumpkin Spice Latte – the healthy one of course! I seriously love EVERYTHING about fall!!! You’re probably thinking, “So what’s the problem?” Or maybe you guessed it already…
As much as I love all of the scents and flavors and fun of fall, it can all wreak havoc on my nutrition and fall fitness routine! Although delicious, most of the flavors of fall are a bit decadent and less than nutritious. And with the extra busyness of the season (with after school practices and football games and harvest festivals…) who really has a ton of time to or wants to take the time to work out? So what’s a girl to do?!
I’ve always loved baking sweets and treats for the ones I love. (Seriously, ask my hubby. I used to mail him boxes of cookies when we were dating and living 6 hours apart.)
Today not much has changed. I still love sharing baked goods with my sweet little family. But instead of the regular variety, I tweak my recipes to make them a little more nutritious (without sacrificing on flavor)!
The holiday season brings with it a plethora of challenges when it comes to following any type of nutrition plan. While clean eating isn’t necessarily easy during the holiday season, the flexibility it provides makes it doable, especially with yummy recipes like this easy 3-Ingredient Chicken & Sweet Potatoes made in the crockpot! Don’t take my word for it, though! Give it a try yourself and see how simple clean eating can be even this time of year!Continue reading →