One of the recipes I love to make during summer are smoothies! There's nothing quite like a cold smoothie on a hot summer day. Unfortunately, a lot of smoothies you can buy at places like Jamba are loaded in sugar and are high in carbs, fat and calories. When you make them at home, you … Continue reading Mixed Berry Protein Smoothie Bowl
Tracking macros seems to be the popular thing to do now-a-days. All of the fitness influencers are doing it and it looks like a great tool to utilize to get results. But is it healthy? Personally, I think "healthy" is a relatively subjective term so I'm going to start by telling you my experience with … Continue reading Tracking Macros – Is It Healthy?
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*LAURA15 saves you 15% off your first order!* If you've been following me for awhile, you probably already know that I LOVE PROTEIN BARS. When I first started tracking macros, protein bars were an easy way for me to get in enough protein while also satisfying my sweet tooth. Since there are so many choices … Continue reading JiMMY! Bars Review
Growing up, my family and I would go to Costco and stock up on food for the school year. We'd get things like Cheez-its, Goldfish, chewy bars, and fruit cups..basically a lot of processed snack foods and sugary drinks. Because of this, my perception of Costco was that it did not have a lot of … Continue reading Healthy Costco Grocery Haul
Wow, it's been a minute since I've posted on here! One of my goals this year is to be more consistent with my posts and I'll admit that I haven't been the best about it so far this year. However, it's a new month and I'm excited to share this recipe with you! Over the … Continue reading Double Chocolate Protein Cookies
Since the weather has cooled down quite a bit, one of my go-to recipes has been a healthy turkey chili. It's easy to make, keeps me warm and is easy to swap ingredients if I'm out of something. Unfortunately, I didn't get many pictures when I made it but will update the pictures once I … Continue reading Easy & Healthy Crockpot Turkey Chili
We've all heard it before, losing weight is simply calories in versus calories out. But if losing weight is this simple, why does it seem like so many people struggle with it? Why are obesity and health problems associated with being overweight so prevalent in our society? While losing weight may be as simple as … Continue reading How to Lose Weight – The Not So Simple Truth
Most of us have heard that losing weight or achieving your fitness goals is significantly easier when you prep your meals for the upcoming week, but there are also a ton of other benefits to meal prepping that you shouldn't overlook. First and foremost, you'll have healthy snacks/meals on hand and available. While eating healthy … Continue reading Benefits of Meal Prepping
Fad diets are not a new concept but it seems like every year there are new ones that come out that everyone is trying. For the past couple of years it's been the keto diet. Essentially, the keto diet is a high fat, moderate protein and low carb diet that makes a person go into … Continue reading Should You Try the Keto Diet to Lose Weight?