Chicken is such an easy and quick meal. In the past I have always purchased the roast chicken cooked by the grocery store and used it to help prep my lunches for the week. This week however when I went to the grocery store they were out of the roast chickens and wouldn’t have more… Read More Easy Roast Chicken Recipe
As you know I’ve been going to the gym alot more. My schedule is MWF there for an hour. I work out at home TTH and on the weekends. Most of my friends know that I’m a bit of a germaphobe. I don’t like the idea of touching germy things or getting sick because someone… Read More Funny Things This Mom Thinks About At the Gym
Last week I started back at the gym. I have been doing mostly at home workouts lately because I love them. However I hurt my elbows May 2014 and have been really suffering ever since. I finally went to a sports medicine Doctor in June of this year and the best guess the doctor could… Read More Losing Myself in My Run
Do you use the pumpkin seeds from the jack-o-latern you carve. I do. I made these tasty babies yesterday and have had to be careful to not eat them all in one sitting. Ingredients: 1 tsp of coconut oil 1/2 tsp of smoked paprika 1/4 tsp of sea salt 1/4 tsp of garlic powder 1/8… Read More Spicy Pumpkin Seeds
Grilled Mushrooms with Cream Cheese and Bacon I am a new fan to mushrooms. I’m one of those people who always turned their nose up to mushrooms without even really trying them. Since I want to add more healthy foods to my diet I decided it was time to put my big girl panties… Read More Grilled Mushrooms with Cheese and Bacon Recipe!
3 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1/2 cup molasses 1/2 cup of water, plus more if needed Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet. In a large bowl, sift together the flour, ginger, and cinnamon. Mix in… Read More Ginger Bread Dog Cookies Recipe
Ingredients: 1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained, rinsed 3 large eggs ½ cup pure maple syrup 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tsp. baking soda 3 Tbsp. coconut oil, melted 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips Preparation: 1. Preheat oven to 350° F. 2. Prepare 12 muffin cups by… Read More Flourless Chocolate Brownies! 21 Day Fix Approved!
I made this dish last night and all I got was wow’s from my harder to please husband and son. It’s quickly become one of my favorites and one I can see myself making regularly with all kinds of different fish and chicken. Ingredients: Halibut Steaks ( I cut a 1lb steak into thirds) 1… Read More White Wine Halibut with Capers
What is a Heart Rate Monitor? Heart monitors are a smart choice for athletes who want to keep careful tabs on their heart rate during exercise. However, it wasn’t until recently that the evolution of technology made it possible for heart rate monitors to be affordable enough for the average person to purchase. But even… Read More What is a Heart Rate Monitor?
I received this program and have beyond thrilled. I workout all of the time and her program still kicks my butt. She has a modifier that is always available to follow. People are seeing huge results only a few days into my current challenge group. Here’s the low down on the program. The meal plan… Read More Review of The 21 Day Fix Workout Program
I found this yum recipe from my new workout program 21 Day Fix. The program is pretty awesome in that it makes it fool proof for you to lose weight. It includes a workout plus portion control containers. No food is off limits with her system you just have to figure out portion control. I’m… Read More Creamy Herb Dressing Recipe
Don’t forget to share so you have it on your timeline or tag a friend who might enjoy this! Ingredients: 1 Puff Pastry sheet, thawed and rolled flat Berries Goat cheese I rolled the pastry to make it slightly bigger and then cut it into squares. Put the pastry squares into a muffin tin and… Read More Berry, Goat Cheese Puffed Pastry Recipe and Video!
I made these for the hubs and the kids and they were a big hit! Ingredients: 1/4 cup of flour 1/2 tsp of pepper 1/4 tsp of salt 1/2 tsp of oregano thin chicken breasts 4 tbsp of butter 4 tbsp of olive oil 1 cup of sliced mushrooms 1/2 cup of marsala wine 1/4… Read More Chicken Marsala Recipe
Yay! P90X 3 is coming out on December 10th, 2013. This program is going to be amazing!!! The folks who were in the test group got amazing results (see video above)!! I’m happy to announce that I will be forming my own TEST GROUP starting Monday, January 6th. Beachbody can guarantee a Christmas delivery if you… Read More P90X3 is coming! FAQ and January Test Group
I love a good hamburger don’t you. That’s why I was so excited to learn about Meadows Family Farm which is run by Kenneth and Dani Strader a husband and wife team. The Strader’s have been farming for 35 years and raised 4 children. They raise cows, pigs, chickens and turkeys on their farm. What makes them… Read More Rockin’ Hamburger Recipe That You Can Feel Good About
I’ve been on a quest for almost 2 years to clean up my diet, workout and lead a healthier life. I think it’s important for my health and also for my family’s. So I was so excited to learn about Meadows Family Farm which is run by Kenneth and Dani Strader a husband and wife team.… Read More Grilled Pork Chops + Homemade Apple Sauce Recipe Thanks to Meadows Family Farm
I am a popcorn lover. It can be a great low-cal snack and has been a family favorite for as long as I can remember. My Dad and I have always loved Werther’s Original Caramel candies so when I heard about it being made into a popcorn I knew I had to try it. With… Read More Smore’s Bar Recipe Using Werther’s Original Caramel Popcorn!
I was approached to do a review/giveaway for Mrs. Butterworth’s and Log Cabin Syrup which I thought was really neat. Since it’s the fall time and I wanted to take the review up a notch I decided to make my own pumpkin pancake’s and syrup recipes! Everything’s better with pumpkin am I right? I even… Read More Review/Giveaway of Log Cabin Syrup + The Best Pumpkin Pancake and Syrup Recipe Ever!
This is one of my most favorite meals and I eat it most days for lunch. I use all organic ingredients to make it as healthy as possible. 3 tbsp Farina Rice Cereal or oatmeal (I used Farina) 1/3 of the apple chopped 3/4 cup of water walnuts 1 tbsp maple syrup Cook the Farina… Read More Farina, Walnuts and Apple Recipe
I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Reebok. I received a Famous Footwear gift card to purchase a pair of Reebok shoes to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating. I can hardly tell you how excited I was to be asked to review a pair of Reebok sneakers from Famous Footwear. I… Read More Review of Reebok Sneakers #ReebokMom
For the past two weeks I’ve been struggling. Really doubting myself and feeling bad. That’s very unusual for me. I’m normally a very optimistic, happy person. Someone who knows everything will be alright and get worked out. My pity party started last week when my daughter got her nose broken in a freak tball practice… Read More Working Out is Good For the Soul
Wanted to share today’s yummy recipe with you. Had this for dinner last night and everyone including the kiddos loved it! These are only roughly 150 calories per skewer!! Ingredients: Glaze 1/4 cup low-sugar apricot preserves 1 tbsp. reduced-sodium/lite soy sauce Kebabs 2 cups squash 2 cups apples cut into 1-inch chunks 12 oz. (4-6)… Read More Sausage, Squash and Apple Grilled Skewers!
Hey CARB LOVERS…you’re in luck I have decided to do a “Carb Cycling Challenge” starting August 19th where I will literally figure out EVERYTHING for you (how many carbs, protein, fats) you should be having every day with the flexibility of YOU getting to decide exactly WHAT you eat (pretty nice eh?) Did I mention we… Read More Come Join My Carb Cycling Clean Eating Group!
Would you rather spend hours at the beach instead of hours working out ????? How would you like to take your fitness to the next level with only 25 minutes/5 days a week? As a Mom of two young children, blogger AND is a fitness coach on top of that, I KNOW what busy is…..I… Read More Come Join My #FocusT25 Challenge Group!!
I am all about blueberries right now so I decided to make these doughnuts. They are really scrumptious and at less than 134 calories each you can have one with your morning coffee without too much guilt. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour 1tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2 tbsp of unsalted butter,… Read More Blueberry and Chocolate Chip Doughnuts
I love this recipe for healthy muffin’s and they make perfect snack size for when you are out on a hike or driving around town. We took these with us when we went out kayaking this weekend and they were just the right amount of yumminess for the kids and energy for the adults paddling.… Read More Healthy Muffin Recipes for When You Are on the Go
My grocery store started selling pizza dough balls in wheat and regular varieties so I decided to grab to whole wheat balls and grill out our pizza’s that week. You can also usually get a pizza dough ball from your local pizzeria. You can add whatever toppings you like. My kids are the cheese only… Read More Yummy Grilled Pizza Recipe!
This is one of the Ultimate Reset Meals and is so good! This makes a great summer salad recipe and is very portable. Ingredients: shredded bag of carrots ( there are two bags in my pic but I only used one) 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 tbsp chopped parsley… Read More Moroccan Carrot Salad – Clean