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?!
One of the objections I hear the most is “I just don’t have time to eat healthy…” While I know that healthy eating can be a challenge, I’d beg to differ that it takes any extra time to eat healthy. In fact with a few of my favorite recipes and a meal plan, I actually SAVE time by following ahealthy nutrition plan. This 15-Minute Roasted Chicken and Veggies is one of my absolute favorites, so I can wait for you to give it a try!Continue reading →
I am always looking for fun new breakfast recipes that are still HEALTHY! After having been on vacation and losing a week to more travel and other activities, I was really needing to get back on track with my eating but still wanting a little something fun, so I came up with this Chunky Monkey Oatmeal.
It’s super-yummy, and the best thing is you won’t even miss any sweetener! So, go ahead and give it a try, and let me know what you think!
Before I got started with the 21 Day Fix, I had tried everything from counting calories to taking “diet pills.” And, none of it worked, at least long term that is. After having my baby girl, though, I decided I needed to learn how to do it the right way and got established with my program. Little did I know that one of the primary components of my success was something I had already been hearing a lot about – clean eating. As a successful 21 Day Fixer, I’m here to tell you that eating clean isn’t just some fad. It’s a healthy way of eating that focuses on consuming whole, minimally process foods – think whole grains, veggies, fruits, nuts, lean proteins – to support the better functioning of your body. So, is it really all it’s cracked up to be? You better believe it, and here’s why.Continue reading →