It's Fall and what better way to start off the season than with a pumpkin pie protein smoothie! Personally, one of the few things I like about Fall is all the pumpkin flavored things. I'm a summer girl for sure so this is one of the ways I don't get too sad during the cold … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie Bowl
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?
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 Crock-pot Turkey Chili
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
As someone who started their fitness journey over 3 years ago, there were a lot of mistakes I made. Over the years, I've realized what those mistakes were and am on a mission to help other people avoid the same mistakes I made. Below are a few common fitness mistakes that I see a lot … Continue reading Common Fitness Mistakes
With summer just around the corner, it seems like everyone is hoping on the macro train and trying to lose weight. So I thought it would be a good topic to address and explain what exactly macros are and if you should be tracking yours too. Macros are short for macronutrients. Macronutrients are comprised of … Continue reading Should You Track Your Macros?
I've been on the hunt for some delicious protein balls but it seems that every time I make them, they end up chalky or really high in fat from all the peanut butter. I stumbled across @GraceFitUK's recipe and after reading some of the reviews, decided to test them out. To my surprise, they weren't … Continue reading Chocolate PB Protein Truffles
Who doesn't love peanut butter?? I know this is one of my weaknesses (after chocolate) and I was ecstatic to hear that PEScience was coming out with a new flavor, peanut butter cookie. I immediately ordered 2 tubs because I knew they would be delicious. I was a little reluctant to try a peanut butter … Continue reading Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie
As someone who used to not understand the importance of fat, I now make sure to get enough healthy fats into my diet. When I started my fitness journey (and even before), I was afraid that eating too much fat would make me fat. While this can be true, it's important to realize the difference … Continue reading The Good Kind of Fat