Eating is perhaps the piece to the health puzzle that causes the most frustration. We are inundated with food everywhere we go and with different ways to approach it. And let’s face it–the things we ate when we were younger, we just can’t get away with as we age. Old habits die hard. I want to help you have a healthy relationship with food. To know that it’s something that fuels our body, but also something God has created for enjoyment! I want to help you not just eat, but eat well.

Car-Friendly “Clean” Snacks!

Car-Friendly “Clean” Snacks!

We are right in the middle of the summer which means many of you are going on vacation! And for many of us, vacation means car rides! Whether it's a day trip to a museum a few hours away, or 12+ hours to the beach, logging time in the car can present it's challenges...

Recipe: Chocolate Almond Butter Popsicles

Recipe: Chocolate Almond Butter Popsicles

I found this recipe from The Detoxinista so it's a variation of  it! Chocolate Almond Butter Popsicles ♦ 3 large ripe bananas ♦ 1/2 cup chocolate almond butter (*or nut butter of choice!) ♦ 1/2 cup almond milk, or water ♦ 1 tablespoon honey ♦ 1/2 teaspoon vanilla...

Recipe: Bottom of the {nut butter} Jar Oatmeal

Recipe: Bottom of the {nut butter} Jar Oatmeal

Have you heard of "bottom of the jar" recipes? I first heard about them from Rachael Ray. You can find quite a few recipes out there to make use of those little remnants left in the bottom of your jars! You all know that I love my nut butters--but the thing about nut...

Quest Nutrition Protein Bar (Product Review)

Quest Nutrition Protein Bar (Product Review)

I had heard about Quest protein bars in my fitness circles for a few months so when they contacted me to review them, I was ecstatic! I am all about finding great products that I can use for myself and recommend to you! I got this mega shipment and it took everything...

9 “30 minute or less” clean eating dinners…suggested by YOU!

9 “30 minute or less” clean eating dinners…suggested by YOU!

A month ago, I played a fun little game with those of you facebook friends! The challenge? Run to the grocery store and in under 10 minutes, get ingredients for a "clean eating" family dinner that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less! You came through with flying...

Getting those “Abs in the kitchen” WAY more fun!

Getting those “Abs in the kitchen” WAY more fun!

Let's face it. What we put in our mouths all day long, affects our bodies more than what we do at the gym or basement for 60 minutes. Eating is the hardest thing for people to get in control in regards to health and there are many factors that play into that. Many of...

Designer Whey (Product Review)

Designer Whey (Product Review)

Being a Fitfluential Ambassador gives me the chance to review some awesome health and fitness products out there. I'm looking forward to more of these in the future, so it can help you sort out all the stuff out there! ♥♥♥ I've been on a "more protein" kick for a year...

Recipe: Vanilla Almond Protein Waffles

Recipe: Vanilla Almond Protein Waffles

Sooooo....you know I love my protein. I am looking for ways to get it in my diet, all the time. I also love waffles. So why not mix the two?! I made this a few days ago and posted it on facebook and instagram and all y'all wanted the recipe, so here goes! The beauty...

Recipe: Crispy Chocolate Almond Butter Bites {treat bag printable!}

Recipe: Crispy Chocolate Almond Butter Bites {treat bag printable!}

Are you a fan of chocolate? I thought so. Coconut oil and almond butter are all the rage so imagine my excitement when I found this recipe! Well--it's not exactly the recipe I found. I made a few modifications to the original. Hope you enjoy! (This would be a great...

Recipe: Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts

Recipe: Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts

Brussels sprouts are now my absolute favorite vegetable! I LOVE them just roasted with a little salt and pepper, but I found this recipe and it has been a great addition! My kids eat them this way and I think it's because they are much smaller. NOTE: These aren't...