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 […]

Food Timing Doesn’t Matter…..

The timing of when food is eaten doesn’t matter. Sure you may have had success on a “scientifically proven nutrient timing” diet, but the truth is that if that diet was different from what you were doing before the diet, your body is going to change. THAT is the science. Along with- Ever wonder why […]

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 […]

Am I Thirsty or Hungry?

“Is it true that if I feel hungry, I should drink water first because I’m actually thirsty?” A friend asked me and my answer was…….. That depends. For someone who has become disconnected from their body’s natural cues of hunger and thirst then yes, this may be a tactic that could be very helpful with […]

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 […]