No bake oatmeal nut butter balls

  I made some balls! Ha! If you know me, you know that I say "balls" a lot. Ha-balls! Well, back to these balls. This quickie of a recipe is great for breakfast or as a snack. Once made they can be kept in the refrigerator or at room temperature in an air tight container, [...]

No bake oatmeal nut butter balls 2016-10-27T19:47:15+00:00

Top 10 fruits for weight loss

Fruit sometimes gets a bad reputation. The low carb and low sugar diets paint a negative light on fruit. Fruit is very wholesome and nutritious. Some fruits have more sugar, more fiber, or more antioxidants. It's no different than comparing different veggies or grains. Fruit can do so much for your weight. It can help [...]

Top 10 fruits for weight loss 2016-10-27T19:47:15+00:00

7 Healthy and Portable Snack Options

I am not a big snacker. I stick to mainly meals, and occasionally have a snack. Most days I don't though. I know some people love their snacks or have schedules that work better to fit in a snack during the day. When choosing a snack it's important to choose one that's nutrient rich, low [...]

7 Healthy and Portable Snack Options 2016-10-27T19:47:15+00:00

How to actually get into fitness in 2015

Do you have gymtidation? Whether you don't like the gym itself, the other members, the staff, the price, etc. not feeling comfortable or dreading the gym is not doing you any favors. If you hate something then why do it? Don't feel like you have to join the nearest box gym. There are so many [...]

How to actually get into fitness in 2015 2016-10-27T19:47:15+00:00

Making up dietary restrictions

I love nutrition. I love cooking. I looove eating. I love that certain foods keep you young and accentuate your beauty. I love reading about celebrities. I love reading about celebrities' diet and fitness. I love laughing about some of their diet secrets. Thanks to celebs, weird eating habits, and crazy fad diets everyone has a [...]

Making up dietary restrictions 2016-10-27T19:47:15+00:00

Raw food truth

Everywhere we look in regards to health talks about including more fruits and veggies. Many promote eating these foods raw, and claim that raw foods are better for us than cooked because they contain more nutrients, are higher in fiber, and will aid in weight loss. Those that lean towards the raw food diet eat all [...]

Raw food truth 2016-10-27T19:47:15+00:00

Salmon, Avocado, and Grapefruit Salad

I eat salad every single day. It's not the same thing all of the time because, well, then I would be against eating salad every day. Most of the time I am just using up whatever I have on hand or looks appealing that day. To me salad shouldn't mean boring and tasteless. It should [...]

Salmon, Avocado, and Grapefruit Salad 2016-10-27T19:47:15+00:00

6 Healthier Alcohol Mixers

This post may be poorly timed with all of the New Year's resolutions and massive detoxes that many of us do, but I'm posting it anyways. I mean, let's face it, a lot of us drink. A lot of us make drink bad stuff. So if you are going to drink, even the fruitiest and [...]

6 Healthier Alcohol Mixers 2016-10-27T19:47:16+00:00

Thoughts on weighing yourself

Weighing yourself on a regular basis can help or hinder your weight. Whether trying to lose, gain, or just manage your weight, the scale can be pretty powerful. Everyone is different with how they view and manage what number the scale shows. Weighing yourself can be a tool or a weapon. I personally weigh myself every [...]

Thoughts on weighing yourself 2016-10-27T19:47:16+00:00

New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! So of course everyone is talking about New Year's Resolutions. If you look at any health/fitness article or website you will find 1 of 2 things. How to clean or detox your diet, the diet/workout that will make you stick to those resolutions, etc. Why resolutions don't work, it's about lifestyle not [...]

New Year’s Resolutions 2016-10-27T19:47:16+00:00