My 5 Go To Breakfasts As a New Mom

I can remember having a 100 calorie English muffin for breakfast with spray butter at 22 years of age. Oh how the times have changed. My breakfasts are now at least 250 calories and made up of nutrient dense foods. Still breastfeeding Tommy in the middle of the night, I wake up starving! On top […]

Refreshing Green Smoothie For Summer – Vegan & Banana Free

As soon as I turn off the heat at home, my body immediately starts craving smoothies in the morning. I want something hydrating, crisp and refreshing, preferably with something green. Today, I am sharing one of my favorite smoothies that I make without bananas or protein powder. There is nothing wrong with either one, but […]

A Cheap & Easy 3 Ingredient Breakfast Idea

I’ve been on the protein pancake bandwagon for years! I’ve been using protein powder in my smoothies after my workouts so I don’t exactly want to have it for breakfast as well. I’ve switched things up a bit by omitting it from my favorite pancakes but still getting 12+ grams of protein. This simple idea […]

DIY Natural Winter Mask For Dry and Acne Prone Skin

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Every winter my skin gets so dry. In the past when I would break out in the winter, I would blame it on oily skin. But after regularly going for facials, I learned that my winter breakouts were because my skin was too damn dry! I needed more moisture. To save money, I cut back […]

Healthy Slow Cooker Recipe – Chicken & Vegetable Curry

My new video this week on YouTube features an easy, healthy slow cooker recipe that is naturally gluten free. I couldn’t decide between a Chicken or Vegetable Curry so I combined the two for a one pot meal! Just add some quinoa, brown rice or naan for a complete dinner or lunch. This recipe was […]

Back To School Lunches and Workouts

Despite having graduated college in 2006, the end of August will always remind me of pre-season soccer practices and back to school preparation. In college, I did not play a sport and had to stay fit on my own. Not quite comfortable at the school gym, I would work out in my dorm room. I […]

The Freezer Dinner I’ll Always Have On Hand

This week, I am “tapering” for a 10-mile race with obstacles called The Urbanathlon.  I’ve been blogging for Men’s Health/Women’s Health as I train. I’m beginning to get nervous and hoping that my nutrition and training are on point for the week.  Here is a sample of my fitness training plan: Monday: 3-mile easy run […]