Southwest Ground Chicken Stir Fry

This recipe definitely was one of those grab a little of this, grab a little of that, bam! “It just came together” type of recipes and it just so happened to be awesome sauce!If you like things a little on the spicy side, you won’t be disappointed!Calories: 275Protein: 24Carbs: 33Fat: 6Ingredients:2.5 lb lean ground chicken … Read more

I Don’t Have Enough Time To Workout

I get it, you’re busy.  So is everyone else.  Do you have 20-45 minutes 2-3 times a week to work out to better your health?  If you said no, I recommend you going through your schedule and see what’s taking most of your time (excluding your job).  What I mean is that I find a lot of … Read more

Reasons Why Light Cardio Is Important

Exercise at an easy to moderate pace, often referred to as steady state, is very important and is a great addition to your routine. We spend tons of energy in the gym doing high intensity exercise that pushes us to our limits. We give even more effort and attention to weights, heart rates, sets and … Read more

8 Tips To Keep You From Blowing Your Diet On Vacation

Vacation diet

After last year, everyone and I mean everyone, is ready for a good vacation. Restrictions are lifting and more and more people are beginning to travel again. The last thing you want is to feel even worse than before you left for that well deserved vacation. So I’ve got 8 EASY tips to help keep you from going overboard. … Read more

Greek Inspired Grilled Chicken Wrap

Greek Chicken

A light, filling, satisfying wrap that’s perfect for hot summer dayswhen you don’t want to eat anything too heavy.Calories Per Serving: 398 kcalProtein: 34gCarbs: 38gFat: 11gIngredients:For the marinade:3 TBSP EVOO1 TBSP minced garlic1/3 cup fresh lemon juice1 TBSP red wine vinegar1 tsp dried oregano1 tsp dried dill1/2 tsp each of: dried basil, dried thyme, dried … Read more

Sweet and Spicy Sausage Veggie Grill

Sweet and Spicy Sausage Veggie Grill

Chicken sausage, zucchini, bell peppers and asparagus make for a quick and easy meal prep dish. The spicy sausage gives this dish a ton of flavor, is an easy way to get in a ton of vegetables and is low carb but super filling.1 chicken sausage link and about 5 oz of veggies comes to … Read more

Making Meal Prep Easier

Making Meal Prep Easier

Does meal prepping feel daunting, and dare I say, impossible? It doesn’t have to be! Notwith the right tools/ equipment! Here are my top meal prep tools for making mealprepping easier and maybe even enjoyable.Aside from having the right tools to get the job done, my number one tip to keep mealprepping for getting overwhelming … Read more

Am I Eating Enough???

Am I Eating Enough???

“If you eat more than 1200 calories, you’re going to blow up.” “If you want to lose weight you HAVE to cut out ALL carbs, sugar and dairy.” “Working out more isn’t enough, you have to REALLY drop your calories.”I bet at one time or another you’ve been told or thought one of the statements above. They’re … Read more

4 Ways You Can Help Yourself Get More Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is extremely important to not only your fitness goals, but your health. Like working out and eating better, you have to make sleep a priority. One could argue that it will make or break your fitness goals.  According to a WebMD study, just some of the consequences of not getting enough … Read more

Nutrition For Kids

(and maybe even you if you’re still eating like a kid)With summer literally just around the corner, perhaps what to feed your kids might be on your mind. Maybe you’re wondering, what does good nutrition look like for our kids and grandkids?The patterns we establish as children serve as our foundation going forward in life. … Read more

Grilled Mojito Chicken

Inspired by my favorite summer drink and summeritself, this one is a crowd pleaser!Calories: 247 kcalProtein: 35.2gCarbs: 4.9gFat: 6.9gPrep time: 15 minutesCook time: 30 minutesIngredients5 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, fillet3/4 cup lime juice3/4 cup fresh chopped mint 1/2 cup light rum2 TBSP extra virgin olive oil3 ounces mint syrup (sometimes found with coffee and … Read more

Cinnamon

On a large scale, inflammation in the body is something we want to avoid. The better that we can fight it over the long term, the more our bodies can focus on the good stuff. The body can start putting healthy tissues and organs in jeopardy if we continue to fight inflammation for long periods … Read more

Island Citrus Chicken Tacos With Watermelon Salsa

Inspired by summer with a dash of spice, you’ll be putting this recipe on repeat all summer long!Calories: 247 kcalProtein: 35.2gCarbs: 4.9gFat: 6.9gPrep time: 15 minutesCook time: 30 minutesIngredients:5 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, fillet2/3 cup fresh orange juice1 cup lime juice1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro4 garlic cloves2 tsp chili … Read more

Beets

Today, we’re going to take a look at a natural and beneficial supplement to your health and exercise performance: Beets. Beets, popular around the world and full of vitamins and minerals are a go-to supplement for athletes and many others seeking improved exercise performance and additional health benefits. Beets contain nitrates which convert to nitric oxide … Read more