Tuna is a staple in my household.  In the freezer or in a can, it is an affordable and healthy protein to have on hand.  Whether it is for dinner or lunch, here are two of my favorite recipes. Tuna Steaks with Fresh Avocado Summer Salsa Last night for dinner, I made tuna steaks topped […]


I’ve mastered the do or die willpower that it takes to drop 5 lbs in a week.  I feel like it’s gift just as much as it is a weakness.  I have a photoshoot on Wednesday so I’ve been eating very clean for about 1-2 weeks (with the exception of ice cream pie on Easter).  […]


Do ever find yourself scouring over the internet looking for the perfect recipe?  Maybe you’re looking for vegan meals for earth day, a quick brown bag lunch idea, or a recipe to use up your produce that may go bad, but if you are like me, this process usually is overwhelming.  With so many recipes on […]

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THIS workout just kicked my butt.  I burned over 400 calories in 45 minutes at home with just a pair of 8 lb dumbbells.  If you have an iPhone, I highly recommend downloading the Nike Women app.   I’m pushing myself these days because I have a variety of events in May from a wedding, a […]


Sometimes switching up your routine is all you need to become reenergized.  From a new breakfast recipe to a new group exercise class, your challenge before Monday is to add something new to your routine!  Breakfast as you know, is one of the most important meals of the day.  Starting off with something that is […]


Do you tend to over indulge on the weekend?  If so, you are in good company.  For this reason, I opt to do my “long” workouts on Monday or Tuesday if possible.  If you did not do a long cardio session yesterday, I highly recommend you do it today in order to burn up the extra calories […]


Starting the day off right with a delicious bowl of Old Fashioned Oatmeal and 1/2 a grapefruit (not pictured).  1/2 cup dry Old Fashioned Oatmeal 1 cup water 1 teaspoon Flax Seed (I should have ground it up but was lazy) 1 teaspoon Cinnamon 1 packet NuNaturals Stevia 1/4 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk Don’t forget! […]

Why am I just now discovering this amazing food blog!? (via baked buckwheat « the edible perspective)

Bananas are inexpensive and full of nutrients.  I put 1/2 of one in my oatmeal for breakfast or before a morning workout for quick energy.  Every once in awhile though, I buy too many and they start to go bad before I can eat them all!  They are perfect to freeze for smoothies or banana […]


I have a new blog obsession.  Averie from Love Veggies and Yoga has some amazing vegetarian and vegan recipes that are worth checking out if you’re into creative unique healthy recipes.  While my favorite TV trainer Jillian Micheals is not into soy, she does suggest that if you are going to have it, choose fermented […]