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What I ate Wednesday #1

Hello!  Happy Wednesday.  During the school year I actually dread Wednesdays because I have lost my beginning of the week energy and it’s not quite close enough to the weekend.  But I am so excited today to share my first ‘What I ate Wednesday’ #WIAW. What I ate Wednesday is hosted by Peas and Crayons […] Read more…

Get Inspired! Top 10 Fitness Instagram Accounts.

I have no shame in admitting that I am addicted to refreshing my Instagram page constantly throughout the day.  I spend time scrolling through my feed while having morning coffee, while waiting for time to pass, and during commercial breaks while watching primetime TV.  One of my favorite things to find while scrolling through my Instagram […] Read more…

20 Simple Healthy Food Swaps

Swapping out unhealthy foods is a lot easier than you think!  You can find many healthy replacements in your grocery store.  You don’t need a fancy Organic Market to start living a healthier lifestyle.  This week I created a list of 20 healthy food swaps for someone who is new to ‘eating clean’.  And if […] Read more…

6 Ways to Get Fit Without A Gym

About three years ago I had a broken right leg and decided to quit my gym membership because I figured I would not be using it for quite some time.  When I recovered I decided to explore other ways to get fit besides going to the gym.  People always tell me that they pay a […] Read more…

10 Tips for Waking Up Early to Workout

If you are sick of using “I have no time to workout” as an excuse when your friends or family mention exercise or you are too tired after a long day at work to hit the gym, you need to consider waking up early for an a.m. workout.  I know you probably already wake up […] Read more…

Winter Meal Planning

If you are new to meal planning you definitely need to consider creating a ‘theme’ for every night of the week.  Even though I’m just cooking for two, every week I create a meal plan and write it on the Menu Board so there’s no question of “what’s for dinner tonight?”.  Meal planning helps me […] Read more…

Top Five Items to Prep

Every Sunday I always dedicate a few hours to prepping food and snacks for the week.  Here are my top five food prep suggestions: 1.  Almonds. I mix together lightly salted and unsalted raw almonds then measure about ten to twelve 1/4 cup servings and place them in small tupperware containers for the week.  My […] Read more…

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