Sweet talk…with some not so sweet consequences

Can I tell you a secret? Fat doesn’t make us fat..sugar does So many people are afraid of ALL fat because of the high calories, what they think they’ve “heard” about saturated fat etc…but the truth is the extra weight is likely from sugar consumption. Both hidden sugars in all the food we eat AND… Read More

Getting healthy: Eating for your goals while meeting your body’s nutrient needs

To really be able to define yourself as someone with “good nutrition” there are a few things that need to be in check. The first thing is proper energy balance. This means your calories-in (eating) and calories-out (exercising, daily living) support your activity level and are in line with your personal goals. The other factor is… Read More

Pumpkin Pecan Oatmeal Cups ((with or without chocolate chips!))

Are you a chocolate chip lover? “Yes”: You will love this pumpkin pecan oatmeal cup with a little added bonus on top! “No”: You will still love this pumpkin pecan oatmeal cup because it is packed with flavor!     …as I sit here on this beautiful fall Sunday, typing  the word “pecan”, I find… Read More

Kick Your Excuses & Earn Your Results! Registration Open

Are you sick of not getting the results you really want???   It’s time to kick those excuses to the curb and change your mindset, your health, your body, & YOUR LIFE.    You’re Invited: To Kick your Excuses for 30 days with me through 30 days of Online Group Fitness & Nutrition Coaching! Registration… Read More

Maple Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

There’s something about a yummy Sunday meal around the dinner table that slows life down for a second. While I am all about this pumkin spice craze going on right now, I wanted to introduce your taste buds to another favorite fall flavor of mine, maple! I use it in a marinating sauce for the… Read More

Fiesta Chili

Fall is brewing and the chilly days mean it’s time to get cozy & warm up with some chili! I love soup as the weather cools and this recipe of mine can keep you moving forward without tripping up your nutrition. If you follow the awesome container meal plan with my online accountability groups check… Read More

Gluten Free/Dairy Free Blueberry Muffins

  Well I’m not gluten free but I limit my gluten intake because personally I know I feel better not making it a primary source of my nutrition. I love coconut flour and while it creates a different texture in baking I do love the taste and how it allows me to make some of my… Read More

All of the waffle…none of the grains

Grain-Free Waffles (Packed with Healthy Fat & Protein) I’m a waffle lover. Fluffy, crispy, Belgian waffle lover. All my health loving friends are always eating their waffles with protein powder and I just couldn’t get into the consistency. I needed that airy crispy waffle… not a spongy waffle. Well my blog following friends… great news.… Read More

Grain-Free Coconut Pancakes

Well I’ve been experimenting with my macronutrient levels (carbs, proteins, & fats) and I was cutting down on my carbs a bit…. this has me experimenting with a few more ingredients that are lower carb but great nutrient sources. Most times this means higher fat though-so be aware of that 😉 Fat is not the… Read More

Carrot Cake (baked oatmeal) to go!

uhmmmmm…. so awesome. Like these are delicious and I’m addicted. Let’s just start there. I’ve been trying to behave during the week and not give into my sweet tooth… so healthy baking that seems like its cheating has come to my rescue.   So if you saw my live video yesterday you saw that I… Read More