Sweet and Strong

Skinny Pomegranate Margaritas

Cinco de Mayo is next week AND it will be Taco Tuesday AND Teacher Appreciation Day!  Seriously so much to celebrate this May 5th!  And what would Cinco de Mayo or Taco Tuesday be without Margaritas?!? Many of us are guilty of going to a mexican restaurant and ordering one (or two or three) of those giant […] 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 local grocery store. You don’t need a fancy Organic Market to start living a healthier lifestyle. I have created a list of 20 healthy food swaps for anyone who is trying to establish a healthier relationship […] Read more…

Greek Salad with Vinaigrette

Hope you had a fabulous weekend that involved sunshine and outdoor activities.  I feel like everyone is in such a better mood when it finally feels like Spring outside.  I was able to get out of the suburbs and enjoy the nice weather and sites of DC on Saturday. My weekend also involved some indoor weekly […] 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…

Easter Brunch Casserole

Easter is only a few days away!  Our plans are to enjoy brunch at home together and then go hang out with family for Easter dinner.  I wanted to share with you one of my favorite healthy breakfast makeovers from a recipe I of course found on Pinterest for an Eggs Benedict Casserole. This recipe […] Read more…

30 Minute Elliptical Interval Workout

The elliptical is a great machine to work your entire body plus you can use it a variety of different ways.  You can pedal forwards, backwards, change the incline or resistance, hands on or off, and complete sprints. The elliptical can get a bad rep because many people choose a workout program then zone out […] 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…

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