Fit Vs. Skinny

Let’s talk about how to NOT set yourself up for disappointment. Everyone wants to be skinny. It’s the main reason a lot of people start to exercise. To lose some weight, and then some more, and then just a little bit more. We’re never satisfied. Especially with those that are relatively new to fitness and eating healthy. It’s hard for us to finally be happy with what we have accomplished. But, should skinny really be the ultimate goal of losing weight? I want to stop right here for a moment though. Some of us are just naturally skinny. We’re born […]

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Happiness Is A Choice

Hey there gorgeous! …or handsome, depending on who’s reading this… Just wanted to talk to you about something… …Happiness is a choice… Yes, it’s a choice and you make the decision to be happy or grumpy. Yes, things happen during our day that upset us and can turn our smiles upside down, but the reality of it is…you can choose to stay in your funk, or get yourself out of it. I was in a really toxic relationship for 6 years. That boy basically turned my heart to ice and nearly killed everything inside me. I just didn’t care anymore. […]

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Why Can’t You Just Get Along?!

I’m a mother of 2. I grew up as an only child even though I have 2 older siblings. I never knew what having a sibling was like so when I ended up being a mother of 2 and the fighting began…I was at a loss of what to do. Everyone kept telling me it was normal for the oldest to pick on the youngest and to purposely annoy the other. It’s such a foreign subject to me, and still is. I still don’t get it or understand it and probably never will. Like why would you want to purposely […]

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5 Minute Healthy Frozen Strawberry Yogurt – Easy Peasy

4 ingredients. 5 Minutes. Add in a homemade waffle cone and all your local ice cream shops should start closing down shop, because there is a new dairy Queen in town. She’s mean. She’s lean. And she doesn’t need an ice cream machine! Say whaa!! That’s right! Homemade, healthy frozen strawberry yogurt. All you need is 5 minutes and your food processor and you have yourself a yummy, cold, delicious treat on those hot summer days that are looming right around the corner. This dessert makes about 4 servings and takes about 5 minutes to make. Ingredients: 4 cups frozen […]

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Clean Eating Stir Fry

Looking for a healthy, easy dinner?? Than look no further! Healthy Stir Fry for the win! Ingredients: 2 oz chicken breast, cut into strips 3 to 4 large shrimp, whole, cleaned, and tail removed 1/4 cup water chestnuts, sliced 2 tbsp slivered almonds 2 tbsp green onions, sliced 1 tbsp minced ginger root 1 tbsp minced garlic 2 tbsp lime juice 2 tbsp orange juice 1 tsp reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 cups watercress, remove bottom 2 in 1 cup spinach, cleaned leaves 1/2 cup bean sprouts 2 tsp sesame oil nonstick cooking spray Preparation: – Heat a nonstick skillet coated […]

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A Whole New Year Means New Beginnings

Are you a New Years Resolutions type of person? I’ve never been one myself…I’ve tried in the past but it never worked out. Didn’t care much to do anything about the things I said I was going to change. I guess they were never that important to me. But this year is different… …this year…I WANT to change things. I WANT to accomplish so much! It’s a FEELING I have, not just a want or need. There is a difference. It’s like when someone keeps pointing out your flaws but you don’t see them or care too much to acknowledge […]

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Clean Eating Pumpkin Pie

Now…What is pie crust without actual pie to go in it?? This is my favorite pie ever!! PUMPKIN!! Now, who doesn’t love pumpkin pie!? It’s the one kind of pie I HAVE to have around the holidays. It’s just a must! But like all good and yummy things, it’s not the best thing for us :/ So, I decided this year I was going to find a recipe or at least come up with one, that fit with my nutrition goals. And I did just that! And I wanted to share it with all of you! This recipe makes 2 […]

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Clean Eating Pie Crust

You can thank me later for this 🙂 I took a recipe I already had from previous years and just made some substitutions to it and….VOILA!!!  This recipe will make about 2-3 pie crust depending on how thick you roll it out. INGREDIENTS 2 3/4 whole wheat flour (you can also use coconut or almond flour) 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup almond milk (you can also use soy, rice or full-fat cows milk) DIRECTIONS Prepare your pie tins Spray you tin with a coat of spray-on olive oil or coconut oil Add about 1/8 cup whole […]

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Guilt Free Almond Flour Pizza

If you don’t love pizza…I don’t think we can be friends. I just don’t know if it’s going to work out… But we know that pizza doesn’t always look good in a bikini so I have found a happy medium so I don’t feel like I’m missing out on all the goodies 🙂 And who doesn’t love having MORE TREATS more often like pizza and not watching the scale go up? (not that the scale matters…but you know what I’m saying right?) I hope you enjoy this yummy recipe as much as I did (and will continue too)!The will make […]

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