Macaroni and Cheese

Yesterday, as we were all iced in, all I could think about was wanting some warm comfort food to go along with my lazy day on the couch. However, I wanted to make it at least somewhat healthy since after all I was being super lazy (on my off day from training) and had no […]

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Crockpot Fajitas

This past weekend I used the crockpot for the first time ever. I made crockpot fajitas (well the meat went in the crockpot) for my family when they were in town and it turned out great! And even better yet… They were super healthy!  Time: 15min prep. 8hrs cook time.  Ingredients: (enough to feed 6 […]

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Whole30 Challenge…

Failed. This Sunday morning I came to the conclusion that the Whole30 Challenge was not the healthiest option for me. As you read in last weeks update I was struggling with low energy and headaches as well as some digestive issues, while at the completion of week 2, the same issues were still present. I […]

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Whole30 Week 1

A week ago today I started the Whole30 Challenge. For those of you who aren’t familiar, it is a 30 day cleanse of processed foods, added sugars, leguems, grains, dairy, and alcohol. AKA anything super delicious… Don’t even think about it!!  Update:  Days 1&2 were pretty rough, I was always starving. I couldn’t seem to […]

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Whole30 Update

I’m STARVING!!!! I love all that I am eating I just feel like I can’t get enough food in me.  Day one, I consumed less than 1,000 calories and I felt like I ate all day. Day two I did much better, getting to 1,900 calories, thanks to the addition of smoothies, but still I […]

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Whole30 Challenge…

Accepted!! Starting on Monday, my good friend and training partner, Kimberly and I will be embarking on a 30 day challenge of no processed foods. The challenge is to eat only whole foods for thirty days in a row. This means no dairy, grains, alcohol, legumes, or anything with added sugar. Calories are not restricted […]

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Homemade Pizza

Everyone loves a little pizza every now and again, but unfortunately, pizza isn’t always as loving to our insides as it is to our taste buds. Pizza is often loaded with with high fat cheeses, refined carbs for dough, sugary sauces, and greasy meats. Fortunately, there are ways to make it a little healthier by […]

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Nut Butter Balls

One of my favorite, easy grab and go snacks are these nut butter balls. They are a little messy to make but they do make for a great, protein packed snack for the rest of the week. Here’s how they are made:  Step 1: gather all ingredients (1/2teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4cup almond butter, 1 cup oats, […]

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Spaghetti Squash

Last night I was craving pasta but didn’t want to settle for something high in calories so I went with spaghetti squash for noodles and a “sauce” of olive oil, Parmesan cheese, salt, pepper, and basil. Then I added steamed broccoli and mushrooms and baked chicken. It turned out delicious! 🙂  How it’s made:  1. […]

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Eating on the Go

Post graduation I thought my life would be a little less on the go but turns out I was all wrong about that. Even though I am only working part time, it seems like I am still, just as much as I was in college, eating on the run. So I thought I’d share some tips […]

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