Banana Protein Squares…

Bananas are THE BEST when pretty ripe, but much like an avocado they can go from being perfect to mush in a day…am I right? I had four dang bananas turning to mush and was about to throw them in the freezer for smoothies when I had an idea for baking! I don’t bake TOO […]

Best Damn Green Beans EVER…

Not even kidding, this was the BEST green beans I’ve EVER had!! Borrowed recipe, thanks to a friend of mine ,of course I changed it slightly to make it my own recipe below! 👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻 Green beans seriously don’t get enough credit! I recently talked about incorporating a new or bring an oldie veggie back into […]

Turkey Pumpkin Chili…

Once Upon a Pumpkin is a RD and food blogger I follow on IG and she has AMAZING recipes in general but when it comes to PUMPKIN she is your girl! This is her recipe I tweaked, but if you want the original recipe check her blog out!! She has some amazing concoctions on it!!! […]

Pumpkin Power Bars…

Pumpkin season is in full swing AND I’M HERE FOR IT!! I love this time of year, the leaves changing, nights are cooler, sweaters, booties, and all the seasonal foods!! I’ve shared on Instagram several times that one of my favorite protein brands is Earth Fed Muscle due to their simple ingredients and amazing flavor! […]

Sticking to health goals during social events…

One holiday season I signed up for a local Olympic weightlifting meet, where I wanted to qualify for another event in a lower weight class. The holiday season is my favorite time of year, I love everything about it including the social events and lets be real here most of all…. FOOD! My husband and […]

Try a New Vegetable Challenge…

Sometimes it’s super easy to eat the same thing everyday or even every week. It makes grocery shopping quicker and easier to grab the same things week to week and while I think it’s important to have “go to” meals, I also think adding some diversity with vegetables is important as well. Micronutrients are in […]

Transitioning out of a diet, that’s a thing?

There are so many diets out there: Keto, Atkins, Paleo, Intermittent Fasting, Low Carb, Juicing, Shakes, Macro counting, RP, and so many more. They all in fact work IF your in a calorie deficit. Energy in vs energy out, there has to be more going out than going in in order to have weight loss […]

Paleo Blueberry Scones

I follow several different food bloggers and grab inspiration from their recipes often! I like to try new things with new ingredients and then learn from it. I learned how to cook this way, make a recipe exactly how it’s written, learn why certain ingredients go together, then go rogue and try my own. I […]

Why I wanted to become a Certified Nutritionist

My health and fitness journey started probably like anyone else’s. I wanted to learn to eat healthier, burn calories, and be “fit”. What I didn’t know early on was that “fit” looks different on everyone and health is a whole lot more complicated than I gave it credit for. Calories in calories out right? Not […]